Skoda and Volkswagen Group India open new technology centre in Pune

Skoda and Volkswagen Group India open new technology centre in Pune -250 new jobs created for the targeted development of local skills -VW and Skoda to invest around 250 million euros in R&D for INDIA 2.0 Skoda India and Volkswagen today opened a new technology centre in Pune, India. At the new Technology Centre, 250 engineers will develop vehicles tailored to the needs of customers in the subcontinent. To ensure maximum market proximity, Skoda aims to achieve radical localisation of 95 percent, meaning that almost all vehicle components will be…

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Centre Didn’t Pay HAL For Delivered Products, But Paid Dassault: Congress

Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel made the allegations against the Centre on Twitter. New Delhi: Stepping up the Congress’s attack on the Centre over Hindustan Aeronautics Limited’s (HAL) reported cash crunch, senior party leader Ahmed Patel on Monday alleged that the government had not paid the aerospace major for delivered products, but paid foreign vendors like Dassault for products yet to be delivered. The Congress and the BJP-led NDA government are involved in a war of words over the financial condition of the HAL. “Very disturbing that the Government has not…

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Centre allows 10 agencies to spy on your computers, Opposition slams ‘Big Brother syndrome’

In an order that has come under fire from Opposition parties, the Centre on December 20 issued an order that allows 10 central agencies to decrypt, monitor and intercept “any information generated, transmitted, received or stored in any computer”. These 10 agencies include the Intelligence Bureau (IB), Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), Enforcement Directorate (ED), Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), National Investigation Agency (NIA), Cabinet Secretariat (R&AW), Directorate of Signal Intelligence (for service areas of Jammu & Kashmir, Northeast and Assam only)…

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