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PepsiCo to invest Rs 514 cr in UP; create 1,500 jobs

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July 29, 2019

Mann ki Baat: PM Modi says faith, fearlessness 'greatest lessons' learnt from Chandrayaan-2

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday that the two "greatest lessons" he learnt from the Chandrayaan-II mission are "faith and fearlessness" and also announced a quiz competition whose winners will get an opportunity to visit Sriharikota to witness the moment the spacecraft will land on moon in September. In his monthly 'Mann ki Baat' address, Modi said the way scientists rectified technical issues, which caused ISRO to defer its launch by a few days, is exemplary and unparalleled.

PepsiCo India to invest Rs 514 crore to set up snacks plant in UP; create 1,500 jobs

Food and beverage giant PepsiCo India said on Sunday that it will invest Rs 514 crore to set up a greenfield snacks manufacturing plant in Uttar Pradesh. The investment will be done over the next three years, the company said. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the company and the UP government. This development took place at the ground-breaking ceremony of the investor summit in the state. Home Minister Amit Shah and UP CM Yogi Adityanath were present at the event.

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman says no rethink on overseas sovereign bonds

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has ruled out reconsidering a plan to issue foreign currency overseas sovereign bonds, she was quoted as saying in an interview published on Sunday, despite warnings of long-term risk for the economy. This month, Sitharaman, presenting the budget for the fiscal year 2019/2020 that began on April 1, said India would look to issue overseas foreign currency sovereign bonds in addition to raising funds from the domestic market.

Tesla cars to get Netflix, YouTube support soon, with one condition

The Tesla cars will soon be able to stream video content from Netflix and YouTube on the in-car displays, Tesla founder Elon Musk said in a recent tweet. However, the feature will work only when the car is stationary. The Netflix and YouTube support for Tesla cars will be rolled out in a few months, Musk said while responding to comments on Twitter.

WhatsApp assures India on 'prompt action' over traceability of messages

Popular chat app Whatsapp has assured action on the issue of message traceability, an issue on its platform that has been a thorny one between India and WhatsApp for over a year now, as the messaging platform faces pressure from India to bring in the traceability of fake message originators.

India's path to becoming $5-trillion economy passes through UP: Amit Shah

The path to achieve the country's target of being a USD 5-trillion economy passes through Uttar Pradesh, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Sunday, expressing confidence that the state will contribute to it by becoming a USD 1-trillion economy. Top business leaders are taking part in the Uttar Pradesh government's function that aims to attract investments in the state.
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