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  • PM Modi plans Bhutan trip to boost regional link

    PM Modi is planning to visit Bhutan as part of his ‘neighbourhood first’ policy, with an eye on boosting regional connectivity through multi-modal transport system. 

     

  • Govt introduces agri export policy to diversify India’s export basket

    Promoting agricultural exports is a continuous process. To promote the agricultural exports, the government has introduced a comprehensive agriculture export policy, aimed at harnessing the export potential of Indian agriculture, through suitable policy instruments, to make India a global power in agriculture, and raise farmers’ income.

     

  • ‘Bilateral trade between India, Turkey stands at $8 billion’

    The bilateral trade between India and Turkey in the financial year 2017-18 was to the tune of $8 billion and there is potential for both countries to enhance cooperation, said Adnan Altay Altinors, Consul-General, the Republic of Turkey.

     

    The Consul-General was speaking to the media on Thursday which marked the third anniversary of the attempted coup in Turkey.

  • Shift from cereals to vegetable successful in Himachal Pradesh: Study

    Himachal Pradesh Crop Diversification Promotion Project (HPCDP) being funded by the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has made a positive impact in increasing the yields of crops and income of the farmers, stated a study. 

     

  • Union Minister of Commerce & Industry Piyush Goyal Raises Concerns About India's Trade Deficit With Indonesia

    Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Railways, Piyush Goyal, held a bilateral meeting with Indonesian Minister of Trade, Enggartiasto Lukita in New Delhi yesterday. Piyush Goyal raised concerns about India's trade deficit with Indonesia which stood at USD 10.57 billion in India's trade deficit with Indonesia during 2018-19. He said that the balance of trade is heavily in favor of Indonesia and both countries need to work towards establishing sustainable trade by diversifying the export basket.

  • All Maharashtra jetties to handle cargo as well as passengers

    In an attempt to revive its 2016 Port Policy the state cabinet on Tuesday approved a slew of concessions. The cabinet has allowed all the 48 Maharashtra Maritime Board (MMB) jetties to handle cargo as well as passenger traffic. Earlier the two were segregated. While 16 handle cargo, the others are for passenger traffic. These will now be allowed to do both. 

     

  • India-Russia hold dialogue on enhancing bilateral ties

    India and Russia discussed ways to deepen economic cooperation in areas such as agriculture and agro-processing, the small & medium industry, the digital economy and trade, banking & finance at the second India-Russia Strategic Economic Dialogue in New Delhi on Wednesday.

     

  • Gram Samridhi Yojana to increase competitiveness of micro food processing units

    Under the proposed Gram Samridhi Yojana, micro- food processing units are proposed to be assisted towards modernization and enhancing their competitiveness, said Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Minister of Food Processing Industries.

     

  • India, UAE to boost relations, join hands to work in Africa

    India and UAE agreed to work together in third countries, particularly in Africa, in what signals a deepening relationship that has been stewarded by PM Narendra ModiThe discussions between Modi and the visiting UAE foreign minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan saw the Indian leader commit to take ties to new heights. Al Nahyan, who arrived here on Sunday, held talks with external affairs minister S Jaishankar on Monday. 

     

  • India-Russia economic dialogue may focus on key areas

    Cooperation in infrastructure development, agriculture, MSMEs, trade and fintech could be the focus areas for the government at it goes into second round of India-Russia economic dialogue, kick-starting from Wednesday. 

     

  • Technological Gap of CPSEs

    The Government has implemented Maharatna, Navratna and Miniratna scheme for Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) under which the Boards of these CPSEs have been delegated powers, inter-alia, to enter technology joint ventures or strategic alliances and to obtain by purchase or other arrangement technology and know-how as per Government guidelines.  Further, ‘R&D, Innovation, Technology up-gradation’ has been included as a non-financial parameter under the system of Memorandum of Understanding for CPSEs (except for CP

  • Online Fraud Cases

    Under the Consumer Protection Act, 1986, a three tier quasi-judicial mechanism has been set up at District, State and Central levels for better protection of the interests of consumers and to provide simple and speedy redressal of consumer disputes including online frauds. The consumer fora are empowered to give relief of a specific nature and award, wherever appropriate, compensation to consumers.

  • Second India-Russia Strategic Economic Dialogue to be held on 10 July

    Focus on 6 core areas covering Finance, Transport, Agriculture, Small and Medium Business, Digital Technologies, and Tourism & Connectivity.

  • FIEO to work with Kerala govt to double its exports

    Federation of Indian Exports Organisations (FIEO) intends to work closely with the Kerala government to double the State’s share of exports to over six per cent in the next five years. Kerala’s exports during 2018-19 was $8.1 billion, which is 2.4 per cent of India’s exports.

     

  • Maharashtra ranks first in NITI Aayog's ease of doing farm business

    Maharashtra achieved first rank in NITI Aayog launched Agricultural Marketing and Farmer Friendly Reforms Index (AMFFRI), which ranks states based on the degree of reforms they have undertaken in agricultural marketing.