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Govt at work to remove burdensome compliance, help ease of doing biz: Goyal

1 hour 59 min ago
Goyal suggested that the industry and the government together can engage with the judiciary on issues like fast resolution of commercial disputes and capping adjournments

Goyal asks gem, jewellery sector to focus on design, diversifying exports

2 hours 1 min ago
Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal on Saturday asked the gem and jewellery industry to focus on areas like design, diversification of export product basket and lab grown diamonds with a view to boost outbound shipments and job creation. He said that exports from the sector have increased to USD 23 billion during the April-October period of this fiscal. Focus on four points in the coming period. Good design should be patented; include new things such as pearls, platinum and fashion jewellery in the exports basket; increase collaboration with businesses of other countries for fusion jewellery; and (focus on) lab grown diamonds, he said at the inauguration ceremony of Gems & Jewellery Manufacturing Association, 2021.

Robust regulatory mechanism under RERA: Centre on builder-buyer agreement

4 hours 9 min ago
The Centre has told the Supreme Court that a robust regulatory mechanism and draft 'agreement for sale' already exists under provisions of RERA, Real Estate (Regulation & Development) Act, to balance the rights and interest of homebuyers and promoters in an accountable and transparent manner.

US dropping proposed 25% additional tariff on Indian exports after DST deal

4 hours 18 min ago
The US is dropping the proposed 25 per cent additional duties on more than 25 Indian exports ranging from shrimps and basmati rice to gold jewellery and furniture

Tomato, onion prices rising as supply chains affected by rains, says govt

Fri, 11/26/2021 - 20:50
Excessive rains in October in north India and later in southern states led to supply chain breaks, which in turn, has led to price rises for onions and tomatoes, the government said

Indian GDP likely boosted in July-Sept as lockdowns lifted: Reuters poll

Fri, 11/26/2021 - 16:32
The Reserve Bank of India has pegged growth for the same period at 7.9%

India dealers hope for wedding rush as price dip sparks demand

Fri, 11/26/2021 - 16:28
Gold has traditionally been an integral part of weddings in India, the world's second biggest bullion consumer after China

4 industrial smart cities being developed under DMIC: Commerce Ministry

Fri, 11/26/2021 - 15:50
The government has approved 11 such corridors consisting of 32 projects to be developed in four phases

Govt to help restart MSMEs which shut down during pandemic: Rane

Fri, 11/26/2021 - 15:44
The Centre is mulling providing help to the micro, small and medium enterprises which were closed during the COVID-19 pandemic and a high-level meeting has been held in this regard

Centre expects the high tomato prices to soften from December

Fri, 11/26/2021 - 15:36
Arrivals in November this year were only 1.96 million tonnes as compared to 2.13 million tonnes

25% of Indians poor on MPI metric, says NITI Aayog report

Fri, 11/26/2021 - 14:49
The report took a person spending less than Rs 47 a day in cities and one spending less than Rs 32 a day in villages as poor

Madras High Court quashes part of CBIC circular on fish meal

Fri, 11/26/2021 - 14:13
This circular had clarified an earlier circular, issued a few days ahead of the roll out of GST from July 1, 2017

FM Sitharaman bats for expanding tax net, ramping up collections

Fri, 11/26/2021 - 14:04
Revenue secy says I-T portal working fine, 300,000 returns being filed daily

Oil producers cannot hold consumers to ransom, says Hardeep Singh Puri

Fri, 11/26/2021 - 12:17
Puri blamed the key producers for keeping supplies lower than demand

NITI Aayog's unflattering report vexes Nitish Kumar govt in Bihar

Fri, 11/26/2021 - 11:36
The Nitish Kumar govt in Bihar has reacted with dismay to the Niti Aayog report on poverty index, which places the state among the bottom-ranking ones

Khadi India's new products to provide job opportunities: Narayan Rane

Fri, 11/26/2021 - 11:28
New products of Khadi India will provide employment opportunities to farmers and the young generation, Union Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Narayan Rane said on Friday. He released Khadi India's new product, an anti-bacterial cloth prepared from cow dung, at Kumarappa National Handmade Paper Institute here. Speaking on the occasion, Rane said this product will benefit consumers and also help in creating new employment opportunities. The anti-bacterial cloth will be of great use in this time of the pandemic and many types of products can be made from it in the near future, he noted. Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) Chairman Vinay Kumar Saxena said working on the 'vocal for local' theme, the institute has invented an eco-friendly Khadi natural paint from cow dung for the first time in the country. In the production of this Khadi natural paint, 25 to 30 per cent cow dung is used, he added.

Steel Minister directs PSUs to make non-operational mines functional

Fri, 11/26/2021 - 09:45
The minister made the remarks at a meeting with CMDs of Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL), NMDC and Manganese Ore India Limited (MOIL)

Govt allows scheduled international flights from Dec 15, air bubbles to end

Fri, 11/26/2021 - 09:28
The move comes close on the heels of India reopening its borders to foreign tourists from November 15 amid pressure from travel companies, foreign governments, and members of Indian diaspora

BRICS nations need to strengthen coop to support economic recovery: CEA

Fri, 11/26/2021 - 09:17
He also underlined the need for strengthening international cooperation

Blame game begins as J'khand among poorest states in Niti Aayog report

Fri, 11/26/2021 - 09:13
Hitting out at the Hemant Soren government, the BJP said the dispensation did not implement the central schemes properly as it was busy with transfers and postings