"This INR50-billion investment will not only strengthen Samsung's business ties in India, it will also play a key role in India-Korea relations", Modisaid in a speech at the inauguration of the plant.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Adityanath said India and South Korea have a strong trade and cultural relationship and invited new ventures to invest in the state. The manufacturing plant was jointly inaugurated by India's PM Narendra Modi along with South Korean President Moon Jae-in.
"India is witnessing dynamic development", Moon said, adding that his country would contribute actively to the "Make in India" policy aimed at boosting Indian manufacturing. The South Korean President, who is on a four-day visit to India, was accompanied by first lady Kim Jung-sook, senior members of his cabinet, officials as well as industry captains. The Samsung's new unit is also expected to create employment for more than 5000 people.
In 1997, the plant started manufacturing televisions, and in 2003, expanded to manufacturing refrigerators.
Samsung has also faced growing concerns about the health of its mobile business, as the unit continues to see less-than-stellar profit growth.
The 35 acre-mobile factory located on the outskirts of New Delhi is said to be the world's largest.
Currently, Samsung manufactures over 60 million smartphones annually in India and with the new plant, it is expected to manufacture almost 120 million mobile phones.
Speaking on the new investment, a Samsung official had said that the latest investment in Noida plant would double the production capacity of smartphones. Prime Minister Modi is credited with starting the "Made in India" initiative, which is attracting overseas investors including Xiaomi and fellow smartphone-maker Oppo. Samsung is a long-term partner of India. More than 10 percent of its total production now takes place in India - but that figure could rise to 50 percent within the next three years if everything goes to plan. Today, Samsung is the market leader across mobile segments. Another picture tweeted by the PMO showed them at the Yamuna Bank metro station.
This is President Moon's first-ever state visit to India after he took over as the President past year.
India is a country with a population of 1.3 billion people, and yet there are only 425 million smartphone users.
At the Amazon Prime Day sale , the smartphones will come with an additional Rs 3000 off on the listed exchange price. Students can also get six months free when they sign up and pay just £3.99 per month once that trial ends.
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France have always been a footballing stronghold but as we have seen in this World Cup , reputation precedes determination. Thibaut Courtois's last minute save helped Belgium beat Brazil 2-1 to advance to their second-ever World Cup semi-finals.
In a race against time amid a heavy downpour, experts concluded their original plan to swim the boys out was the best option. The Wild Boars Soccer team disappeared after they went into the cave complex on June 23 and were trapped by rising waters.
Martin Dodgson, 32, of The Close, Kirkham, said: "I was expecting two-one or maybe one-nil bur we looked comfortable". We are an emerging side, an evolving side: "a long way from ideal ", said England coach Gareth Southgate .
Sharif, 68, is in London attending to his wife Kulsoom Nawaz who was diagnosed with throat cancer past year . The PML-N sweeps back to power in an election the gives its allies a solid National Assembly majority.
Full implementation would require signing deals with Italy and other countries that have been unwilling to take back migrants. Now the numbers of such migrants arriving at Bavaria's border with Austria are 10 or fewer daily, the German government says.
The Trumps' meeting with the Queen will not, however, count as an official state visit, as previously reported by the Inquisitr . The President and his wife will spend Friday night at the US Ambassador's London residence Winfield House , in Regent's Park .
Even those not specifically at risk are encouraged to stay inside or in the shade, and to limit outdoor activity in the heat. Slightly cooler conditions will likely arrive late Sunday as a cold front is expected to move through the region.
Not all of those who re-entered the market were able to find jobs, which contributed to the uptick in the unemployment rate. After revisions, job gains averaged 211,000 over the past three months, as the job market was approaching full employment.
Casey to oppose Trump's Supreme Court pick
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President Trump announces Supreme Court pick
If the Senate confirms Trump's nominee, we will be stuck with a Court that sides with big corporations over the American people. They were all on a list of 25 names that were vetted by the conservative groups Federalist Society and Heritage Foundation.
Andrew Gillum: Abolish ICE 'in its current form'
Instead, many want to split up the agency's necessary responsibilities and take a hard look at how the country enforces its laws. The Democratic calls to scrap the agency underscore the balancing act the party is facing on immigration issues.
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