Factory Growth
Business  /  Published 04.01.22

Factory growth slows down

Manufacturing activities expanded in December but at a slower pace. The IHS Markit India Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index eased to a three month-low of 55.5 in December from November&rsquo...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 02.10.20

Factories take rapid strides in September

The country’s manufacturing activity expanded at its fastest pace this fiscal in September as the economy opened up after the nationwide lockdown. Demand and output both rose even as layoffs con...
By Our Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 01.09.20

Core output shrinks 9.6%

The core factory output contracted 9.6 per cent in July, for the fifth consecutive month, because of a decline in the production of steel, cement and refinery products. The production of eight core s...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

People  /  Published 30.08.20

This shed of sheds

Who is to say what made Suresh Shah fall in love with central Calcutta’s Jogodyan Lane one day in 1965? The story goes that three friends, Ramniklal Bavishi, Suresh Gandhi and Shah — all i...
By Manasi Shah

Business  /  Published 12.08.20

Slow stumble in factory output

Industrial production fell 16.6 per cent in June, the fourth straight month of contraction — but pent-up demand burst through during the month as a result of which the pace of contraction was a ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


Jharkhand  /  Published 09.07.20

Chips factory offers job hope in Hazaribagh

Former Union minister of state for civil aviation and Hazaribagh MP Jayant Sinha on Wednesday inaugurated a state-of-the-art potato chips factory in his constituency, claiming that he had fulfilled an...
By Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Hazaribagh

World  /  Published 31.12.18

China factory activity shrinks for the first time in 2 years

China's factory activity shrank in December for the first time in more than two years, an official survey showed Monday, intensifying pressure on Beijing to reverse an economic slowdown as it enters t...
By AP in Beijing

India  /  Published 12.02.20

Double jolt to green shoots

Retail inflation soared in January to 7.59 per cent — the highest level since May 2014 — while factory output shrank by 0.3 per cent in December, darkening growth prospects in an economy that is l...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 31.12.18

How footwear baron roped in Jharkhand SHGs

When one reaches a certain height, one must give back to society, feels young Calcutta entrepreneur Arjun Bahri Dhawan, 32, the prime mover behind Prem Footwear at Bhitia in Govindpur, 8km from Dhanba...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Business  /  Published 02.12.19

Factory output rises

Manufacturing activity picked up pace in November even as the growth rates for new orders as well as production were modest, a monthly survey said.The IHS Markit India Manufacturing PMI rose to 51.2 i...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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