A look at the headlines in this sector right now:

  1. Strong partnership between India and China important for the world, says IMF: Deputy Managing Director Tao Zhang further added that they are closely following Donald Trump’s economic policies.
  2. India working on policy to boost domestic manufacturing of defence equipment, says Arun Jaitley: This will help the country become a manufacturing economy, the defence minister added.
  3. You can now make EPF withdrawals for medical reasons with a self-declaration: Applicants no longer need to submit a doctor’s certificate or proof of an employer’s approval, according to the Labour Ministry’s latest notification.
  4. We will keep investing in India’s technology and infrastructure sectors, says Jeff Bezos: The Amazon CEO said the aim was to surpass rival Flipkart.
  5. Delhi HC gives nod for enforcement of $1.17-billion arbitral award between Tata Sons and NTT Docomo: Tata Sons will transfer of the amount to Docomo while the latter will transfer its shares in Tata Teleservices Ltd to Tata Sons.    
  6. WhatsApp has end-to-end encryption, but dissatisfied customers are free to quit, Facebook tells SC: The firm’s representative said that since the contract with its users was in the private domain, the apex court could not test its privacy policy.
  7. Paytm to invest Rs 10,000 crore to boost its banking, financial services: The Noida-based firm will pool in the money over the next three years.