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New Delhi: GST Council in the 34th meeting held on 19th March 2019 at New Delhi discussed the operational details for implementation of the recommendations made by t ...

New Delhi: The Government of India has recently approved a scheme for farmers for installation of solar pumps and grid connected solar power plants. Administrative Approval for the scheme has ...

New Delhi: Ola is in discussions with Hyundai Motor Company for investing about USD 300 million in the cab-renting platform, as reported by reliable sources.

The discussions are at a vene ...

New Delhi: Ministry of Corporate Affairs has revised the National Voluntary Guidelines on Social, Environmental and Economic Responsibilities of Business, 2011 (NVGs) and formulated the N ...

New Delhi: India’s overall exports (Merchandise and Services combined) in April-February 2018-19* are estimated to be USD 483.98Billion, exhibiting a positive growth of 8.73per cent over the ...

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the proposal for accession of India to (i) The Nice Agreement concerning the International Classification of G ...

New Delhi: The coal production during April-February 2018-19 was 638.46 MT as compared to 591.42 MT during the corresponding period of the previous year with a growth rate of 8.0% on y-o-y basis.

New Delhi: It has come to notice that some unscrupulous elements have been spreading the message among farmers in the NCR that use of diesel agriculture pumps have been banned by the Hon’ble ...

New Delhi: Union Minister of Commerce and Industry, Suresh Prabhu, released two booklets and videos on achievements of Ministry of Commerce and Industry in New Delhi today.

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New Delhi: Union Textiles Minister, Smriti Zubin Irani, inaugurated the renovated Handloom Haat in New Delhi today. She also launched three projects of NIFT - VisionNXT – Trend Forecasting In ...

New Delhi: Linking the Transformation of Aspirational Districts Programme with India’s pursuit of the global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the NITI Aayog is organizing a conferen ...

New Delhi: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India signed a $926 Million Loan Agreement today to operationalize two lines for the Mumbai Metro Rail System that will ease t ...

New Delhi: Total gross GST revenue collected in the month of February 2019 is 97,247 crore of which CGST is 17,626cror ...

New Delhi: The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and the Government of India signed a USD 455 million loan in New Delhi to finance the Andhra Pradesh Rural Roads Project, which will conne ...

New Delhi: Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) and Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today for jointly developing infrastructure for fuels, lub ...

New Delhi: Crude oil production during January 2019 was 2847.66TMT which is11.85% lower than target and4.33% lower when compared with January 2018. Cumulative crude oil production during April ...

New Delhi: A high-level delegation of Indo-Canada Chamber of Commerce was on a 10-day visit to India to develop bilateral trade relations between Canada and India and to discuss joint investment op ...

New Delhi: Civil Aviation Minister, Suresh Prabhu, inaugurated several infrastructure projects across the length and breadth of the country via video link in New Delhi today. This was done in order ...

New Delhi: Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu, dedicated to the Nation 1000 crore worth of projects of the Commerce & Industry Ministry through video co ...

New Delhi: Union Minister of Textiles, Smriti Zubin Irani, launched four projects in North East for the development of silk sector through video conference in New Delhi today. Smriti Zubin Irani in ...

New Delhi: A High-level delegation, led by NITI Aayog CEO, Amitabh Kant visited Saudi Arabia from 16th to 17th February 2019. The delegation comprised of leading Indian CEOs took part in extensive ...

New Delhi: The Government of India, Government of Himachal Pradesh (GoHP) and the World Bank signed here today a $40 Million Loan Agreement to help bring clean and reliable drinking water to the ci ...

New Delhi: The Interim Budget Session 2019 has been a successful session in terms of wide participation of all political parties in discussions on various issues of national importance, said Shri N ...

New Delhi: The Ministry of Textiles, in close collaboration with state Governments and district administration, strove to achieve the targets in respect of various deliverables.

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New Delhi: Ministry of Textiles honoured 12 weavers and artisans from different parts of the country for their outstanding work in handloom and handicrafts sector at a function in New Delhi today. ...

New Delhi: Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises has taken various initiatives to promote Khadi through Khadi and Village Industries Commission(KVIC). Minister of State (Independent ...

New Delhi: Ministry of MSME, through Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC), implements a number of schemes for rural women so as to improve their social and economic conditions, inclu ...

New Delhi: The Government of India has continuously engaged with all stakeholders to address relevant issues related to the Indian Startup eco-system.

The Department for Promotion of Indu ...

New Delhi: The government of India has been taking continuous and sustained steps to bridge trade deficit by lowering the trade barriers for Indian exports to China.

During the 11th sessi ...

New Delhi: The capital infusion is necessary to strengthen ECGC underwriting capabilities to support MSME exports and exports to challenging & emerging markets like Africa, CIS and Latin Americ ...

New Delhi: The total steel production in the country has increased from 88.98 MT in 2014-15 to 103.13 MT in 2017-18. The Minister of State for Steel, Vishnu Deo Sai, informed this in Lok Sabha toda ...

New Delhi: Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) have supported inclusive growth and development across the country thereby reducing the regional imbalance. Minister of State (Independent Char ...

New Delhi: The Government has taken several measures to strengthen the Medium, Small and Micro Enterprises (MSMEs).

While a Scheme of sanctioning loans up to Rs. 1 crore in 59 minutes has ...

New Delhi: Interim Budget 2019-20 was presented in Parliament today by the Union Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs, Railways & Coal, Piyush Goyal. Besides having a major Scheme for the fa ...

New Delhi: Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Nitin Gadkari has said that reforms are being brought in to optim ...

New Delhi: R K Singh, Union Minister of State (IC) for Power and New & Renewable Energy, Government of India laid the foundation stone of Regional testing laboratory of Central Power Research I ...

New Delhi: “Under the aegis of Ministry of Textiles, for the first time in the history of India, we have dedicated to the nation 207 HSN codes for technical textiles. I see this as a function ...

Moradabad/Uttar Pradesh: Common Services Centres (CSCs) under Digital India mission are providing Citizen Centric Services. CSCs are delivering many government and non-government services to citize ...

New Delhi: Ministry of Textiles will hold National Conclave on Technical Textiles on 29th January 2019 in Mumbai. The event will also be a curtain raiser for TechnoTex 2019. The con ...

New Delhi: To use bio-jet fuel on all military and civilian aircraft, BIS has in collaboration with IAF, research organisations and the industry brought out a new standard for Aviation Turbine Fuel ...

New Delhi: Aadi Mahotsav is an effort to scale up the livelihood and income generating opportunity for tribals by giving them the opportunity to interact and sell their goods directly to the custom ...

New Delhi: A very informative and interesting exhibition has been organised by the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Government of India at Prayagraj Kumbh ...

Varanasi: The Tent city in the outskirts of the spiritual capital of India, Varanasi is all set to welcome the NRI guests who will start reaching on 20th January. Commissioner of Varanasi Division ...

New Delhi: Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi today said here that for the first time after the Independence, more than 2300 Muslim women from India will go on Haj 2019 without ...

New Delhi: In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 14 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), and in supersession of the notification of the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) ...

New Delhi: The Department of Biotechnology (DBT) has undertaken several activities and programs to promote Biotechnology Research & Development in the areas of Agriculture Biotechnology. The In ...

New Delhi: Union Minister of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Shri Radha Mohan Singh has said that Vaikunth Mehta National Institute of Cooperative Management (VAMNICOM) is playing a vit ...

New Delhi: India’s overall exports (Merchandise and Services combined) in April-December 2018-19* are estimated to be USD 396.73Billion, exhibiting a positive growth of 13.79per cent over the ...

  

New Delhi: Sales, production and job opportunities in the Khadi sector ...

New Delhi: In terms of the Government of India Notification No.F.No.4(22)-W&M/2018 and Press Release dated October 08, 2018, the Sovereign Gold Bonds 2018-19 (Series V) will be opened for the p ...

New Delhi: The major ports in India have recorded a growth of 3.77% and together handled 518.6 Million Tonnes of cargo during the period April to December 2018 as against 499.7 Million Tonnes ...

New Delhi: Ministry of Information & Broadcasting has taken a decision to revise the advertisement rates for print media by announcing a hike of 25% over and above the existing rate structure f ...

New Delhi: The exports from labour-intensive sectors registered a positive growth of 5.63% during 2016-17 over 2015-16. During 2017-18, it registered a positive growth of 7.04% over the year 2016-1 ...

New Delhi: Ministry of Commerce & Industry has implemented the National Programme for Organic Production (NPOP) since 2001. Currently, 29 Certification Bodies are accredited for carry ...

New Delhi: Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR), erstwhile DGAD, had conducted investigations on subsidies on Chinese goods and imposed countervailing/anti-subsidy duty on the followin ...

New Delhi: The first national workshop on the Agri export policy, approved by Cabinet recently, was held in New Delhi today. The workshop was inaugurated by the Union Minister of Commerce & Ind ...

New Delhi: There has been no decline in India’s export of oil-meals during the last three years and the current year. Soybean meal constitutes major share (more than 60%) in the export o ...

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New Delhi: The concept of Agri Export Zone (AEZ) was introduced in 2001, through EXIM Policy 1997-2001, to take a comprehensive look at a particular produce/product located in a contiguous area for ...

Rourkela/Odisha: The first furnace of Rourkela Steel Plant began functioning in 1959 setting the foundation for building India’s economic development. Steel Authority of India Limited (S ...

New Delhi: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval to list the following seven Central Public Sector Enterprises(CPSE) on ...

New Delhi: North East Industrial Development Scheme (NEIDS), 2017 covers eligible industrial units in the manufacturing and service sectors Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Na ...

New Delhi: The State Bank of India (SBI), in the VII Phase of the sale of Electoral Bonds, has been authorized to issue and encash Electoral Bonds through its 29 Authorized Branches (as per li ...

New Delhi: The Government of India, in consultation with the Reserve Bank of India, Sovereign Gold Bonds 2018-19 (Series IV) will be opened for the period
December 24-28, 2018.

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New Delhi: The term ‘shell company’ has not been defined under the Income-tax Act, 1961 or under the Companies Act, 2013. However, the Special Task Force set up by the Government to loo ...

New Delhi: The government of India (GoI) announced recapitalisation of Public Sector Banks (PSBs) to the tune of Rs. 2.11 lakh crore in October 2017, through the infusion of capital by the Governme ...

New Delhi: The Special Economic Zones (SEZs) policy was launched in April 2000.  The Special Economic Zones Act, 2005, was passed by Parliament in May 2005 which received Presidential assent o ...

New Delhi: The growth of exports of products manufactured by MSME units has been 7.5%, during the financial year 2017-18. This was informed by Giriraj Singh, MoS (I/C) for the Ministry of MSME, in ...

New Delhi: Minister of State for Communications (Independent Charge), Shri Manoj Sinha today launched the e-Commerce Portal of the Department of Posts (DoP). The Portal will provide an e-Marketplac ...

New Delhi: In view of huge carryover stock and estimation of excess production of sugar in the current sugar season 2018-19 (October-September) and in order to improve the liquidity of the sugar mi ...

New Delhi: The details of the socially oriented insurance schemes which are currently being operated or partially sponsored by the Central Government targeted at vulnerable sections of the society ...

New Delhi: The coal-based Power generation during the period of April-November 2018, registered a growth of 5.5 % over the generation in the corresponding period of last year. The coal supplied fro ...

New Delhi: India’s overall exports (merchandise and services) have increased since 2016-17. During the current period 2018-19 (Apr-Sept), India’s overall exports r ...

New Delhi: Keeping in view our commitment to a healthy planet and our Nationally Determined Contributions as per the Paris Accord on Climate Change, India made a pledge that by 2030, 40% of install ...

New Delhi: The competent authority has decided to extend the Due Date for filing FORM GSTR-9, FORM GSTR-9A and FORM GSTR-9C till 31st March 2019. 

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New Delhi: In a major operation launched by Directorate of Revenue Intelligence, (DRI), Ministry of Finance against an organized smuggling syndicate, 66 kg of smuggled gold valued at about to Rs 21 ...

New Delhi: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its ‘In Principle’ approval for strategic sale of the Governme ...

Kohima: The Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated the hugely popular Hornbill Festival 2018 in Kohima today, coinciding with the Formation Day of Nagaland. Addressing the gathering, th ...

New Delhi: The total gross GST revenue collected in the month of November 2018 is Rs. 97,637 crore of which CGST is Rs. 16,812 

New Delhi: The Monthly Account of the Union Government of India up to the month of October 2018 has been consolidated and the reports have been published.

The major highlights are gi ...

New Delhi: The Vice Minister, General Administration of Customs of China (GACC), Hu Wei, led a six-member delegation to India to discuss various issues of market access for different products like ...

New Delhi: Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu, urged the textiles industry to prepare a roadmap in order to tap into the export market. Addressing a Global ...

New Delhi: A centralized electronic platform for processing interest subvention on bank loans to beneficiaries under Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Urban Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NULM) ...

New Delhi: The Government of the Republic of India and the Government of the People’s Republic of China have amended the Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) for the avoidance of double ...

New Delhi: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval to expand the scope of mandatory packaging norms under the Jute Packaging Ma ...

New Delhi: The Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, in association with the Department of Tourism, Government of Tripura and the North Eastern States are organizing the “Internation ...

New Delhi: The Prime Minister of India launched a Grand Challenge on resolving seven identified Ease of Doing Business problems with the use of cutting-edge technologies. The objective of this Chal ...

New Delhi: The Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu, said that India will work along with other member countries to reform the World Trade Organizat ...

New Delhi: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India signed here today in national capital a $300 million Loan Agreement to support lending by India Infrastructure Finance Compan ...

New Delhi: The 38th edition of India International Trade Fair (IITF) 2018 was inaugurated by the Minister of State for Commerce & Industry, C.R. Chaudhary at Pragati Maidan in N ...

New Delhi: A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the partnership between Department of Biotechnology and Cancer Research UK for the India-UK India-UK Cancer Research Initiative was signed today i ...

New Delhi: The Quick Estimates of Index of Industrial Production (IIP) with base 2011-12 for the month of September 2018 stands at 128.6, which is 4.5 per cent higher as compared to the level in th ...

Abu Dhabi/UAE: Indian Strategic Petroleum Reserves Ltd (ISPRL)signed today a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Abu Dhabi with the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) to explore the possibilit ...

New Delhi: The Union Minister for Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu, is leading the delegation for the meeting for trade Ministers of RCEP member countries which are taking ...

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the mechanism and procedure for sale of the enemy shares. Details are as follows:

 

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New Delhi: There are concerns being raised about growing pendency of GST Refunds. Exporters are reassured that there is no le-tup in the sanction of GST refunds.

The disposal rate is cons ...

New Delhi: Export of raw sugar from India to China will begin early next year. A contract for exporting 50,000 tonnes of raw sugar has been entered to by the Indian Sugar Mills Association (IS ...

New Delhi: Ministry of Food Processing Industries(MoFPI) under Union Minister Smt Harsimrat Kaur Badal has approved the operationalisation strategy for Operation Greens today. Operation Greens was ...

New Delhi: On the invitation of China’s Ministry of Commerce, India has set up a Country Pavilion in the 1st China International Import Expo (CIIE) which was inaugurated ...

New Delhi: Government of India, in consultation with the Reserve Bank of India, Sovereign Gold Bonds 2018-19 (Series III) will be opened for the period November 05-09, 2018.

The issu ...

New Delhi: The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, today launched a historic support and outreach programme for the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) sector. As part of this programme, the Prim ...

New Delhi: A major milestone in the evolution of the medium term market for power was achieved on 29th October 2018 with the signing of agreements for 1900 MW capacity under Aggrega ...

New Delhi: The total gross GST revenue collected in the month of October 2018 is Rs. 100,710crore of which CGST is Rs. 16,464

New Delhi: The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi will launch the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Support and Outreach Programme tomorrow, Friday, 2nd November, 2018 at V ...

The Government of India has announced the Sale (Re-issue) of (i) “6.65 per cent Government Stock, 2020”  for a notified amount of  Rs.2,000 crore ...

New Delhi: Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu, has written to Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Tourism, K.J. Alphons, and Chief Minister of Mahara ...

New Delhi: Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu, met a high-level Russian business delegation on Saturday in New Delhi. Discussions were held on increasing in ...

New Delhi: The Prime Ministers of India and Japan, building on the great friendship between the two countries and to further strengthen and widen the depth and diversity of economic cooperatio ...

New Delhi: Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) has during the second quarter of FY 2018-19, achieved a robust growth in turnover and consequently recorded a healthy growth in ...

New Delhi: The government of India has notified the Electoral Bond Scheme 2018 vide Gazette Notification No. 20 dated 2nd January 2018. As per provisions of the Scheme, Electoral Bonds may be purch ...

New Delhi: India and Bangladesh signed several milestone agreements today, for enhancing inland and coastal waterways connectivity between the two countries for trade and cruise movements. Briefing ...

New Delhi: Five more rice mills have been cleared for exporting non-basmati rice, from India to China, taking the total to 24 rice mills. The first consignment of non-basmati rice, of 100 tonn ...

New Delhi: Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu said that the Government of India is preparing agro specific zones under the new Agriculture Export Policy whi ...

New Delhi: The Ministry of Women and Child Development is organizing the 5th edition of the Women of India Organic Festival from 26th October to 4th November 20 ...

Bhubaneswar: Capital Goods(CG) producers from across the globe inked 38 MoUs with Indian steel companies which will reduce imports for the steel sector worthRs 39,400 crore.TheMoUs were signed at a ...

New Delhi: Forty-five Indian companies are participating in the SIAL Paris exhibition – the largest international marketplace for food service professionals. 

Trade P ...

New Delhi: It has been brought to notice that there have been apprehensions by trade and industry relating to the last date for availing of ITC for the period July 2017 to March 2018.

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New Delhi: Ministry of Steel is organising a Conclave on “Capital goods in Steel sector: Manufacture in India” in Bhubaneswar, Odisha, on 23rd October 2018. Briefing med ...

New Delhi: Neeman's, an innovative Indian start-up based in Hyderabad, Telangana is introducing India's first range of men's shoes made with natural Merino Wool fibre that are conceptua ...

New Delhi: Union Minister of Textiles, Smriti Zubin Irani, inaugurated the 6th India International Silk Fair (IISF) at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi today. Among those present on ...

New Delhi: Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihood Mission (DAY-NRLM), Ministry of Rural Development and Lady Irwin College, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) her ...

New Delhi: Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has reviewed and analyzed Top 100 Bank Frauds, as in 2017. Sharing the details Dr. T.M. Bhasin, Vigilance Commissioner, CVC informed that the Commissio ...

New Delhi: India’s overall exports (Merchandise and Services combined) in April-September 2018-19* are estimated to be USD 265.39 Billion, exhibiting a positive growth of 17.38 per cent over ...

New Delhi: ICICI Bank Chief Executive Officer Chanda Kochhar on Thursday resigned from her post. She was replaced by Sandeep Bakshi.

In a statement, the bank said that the Board of Direct ...

New Delhi: The 5th meeting of India-Azerbaijan Inter-Governmental Commission on Trade and Economic, Science and Technology Cooperation (IA-IGC) was held on 11-12 October, 018 i ...

New Delhi: Government of India, in consultation with the Reserve Bank of India, Sovereign Gold Bonds 2018-19 (Series II) will be opened for the period October 15-19, 2018. The issue price of the Bo ...

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Lebanon for cooperation in the field ...

New Delhi: The major ports in India have recorded a growth of 5.12% and together handled 343.26 Million Tonnes of cargo during the period April to September 2018 as against 326.54 Million Tonn ...

New Delhi: European supermarket chains and top manufacturers of processed food will be sourcing their food and Beverage(F&B) requirements from India at the Indusfood-II – the export- ...

New Delhi: The Government of India, in consultation with the Reserve Bank of India, has decided to issue Sovereign Gold Bonds-2018-19. The Sovereign Gold Bonds will be issued every month from Octob ...

New Delhi: Keeping in view the current scenario, National Housing Bank (NHB has decided to increase the Refinance limit to Rs.30,000 crore. Now, eligible Housing Finance ...

New Delhi: The Government of India has announced the Sale (Re-issue) of (i) “7.37 per cent Government Stock, 2023”  for a notified amount of  Rs. 3000 crore (nominal) thr ...

New Delhi: Alphonso from Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg, Palghar, Thane and Raigad districts of  Maharashtra, is registered as a Geographical Indication (GI). A Geographical Indication or a GI is ...

New Delhi: To promote innovative cooperation between students of India and Russia, a Memorandum of Understanding was exchanged between India’s Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) and the Russian Fe ...

New Delhi: In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 14 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), and in supersession of the notification of the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs ( ...

New Delhi: Today, one can start a business by incorporating a company through an on-line process without visiting any Government office. This was achieved in January, 2016 by establishing Central R ...

New Delhi: The Government of India has announced the Sale (Re-issue) of (i) “6.65 per cent Government Stock, 2020”  for a notified amount of  Rs.2,000 crore (nominal ...

New Delhi: IL&FS, incorporated in 1987, is a large Systemically Important Non-Deposit Accepting Core Investment Company (CIC-ND-SI). It has numerous infrastructure assets and has played a major ...

New Delhi: Two Loan Agreements were signed here today between Dr C.S. Mohapatra, Additional Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs (DEA), Ministry of Finance, Government of India and Mr. Katsuo ...

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved providing Central Assistance of Rs. 620.42 Cr. and Rs. 205.758 Cr. for implementation of relining of Rajasthan ...

New Delhi: The Central Government has taken tariff measures, by way of increase in the basic customs duty, to curb import of certain imported items. These changes aim at narrowing the current accou ...

New Delhi: The National Mission on Government e Marketplace (GeM), was launched by the Minister of Commerce and Industry, Suresh Prabhu, on 5th of September 2018. This was foll ...

New Delhi: Andhra Pradesh has topped the charts among States in terms of “Ease of Living Index” rankings launched by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA).  It was ...

New Delhi: The Government of India has announced the Sale (Re-issue) of (i) “7.37 per cent Government Stock, 2023”  for a notified amount of Rs. 2,000 crore (nominal) thr ...

Mumbai: Bajaj Finserv, through with lending arm Bajaj Finance Ltd., has announced a collaboration with Wochit- a US-Israel based video automation company - to meet its ambitious goal of making ...

New Delhi: Chief Executive Officer of NITI Aayog, Amitabh Kant has said that it is a great challenge and potential for India to create awareness and acceptance ab ...

New Delhi: On the basis of the decision of the Government of India, the interest rates for Small Savings Schemes are to be notified on Quarterly Basis with the approval of the Union Finance Ministe ...


New Delhi: The Ministry of Tourism clarifies that the Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) in India from the USA during the year 2017 have registered a positive growth of 6.17% over the yea ...

New Delhi: India and Morocco signed the revised Air Services Agreement between the two countries enabling greater connectivity through a modernized agreement.  

The delegation of the ...

Gurugram: Gurugram Zonal Unit of the Directorate General of GST Intelligence (DGGI) have arrested two businessmen, namely, Vikas Goel, Director of M/s Mica Industries Ltd, Delhi and Bhiwadi& M/ ...

New Delhi: Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, will lay the foundation stone of India International Convention and Expo Centre (IICC) in New Delhi, tomorrow. The IICC is being developed as a state of th ...

New Delhi: A Loan Agreement for IBRD Credit of US$74 million equivalent for the Uttrakhand Workforce Development Project (UKWDP) was signed with the World Bank here today.

The Loan Agreem ...

New Delhi: The Alternative Mechanism comprising of its Chairperson, the Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley and Cabinet Ministers, Shri Piyush Goyal and Nirmala Sitharaman met here today in Ne ...

New Delhi: The Government of India has announced the Sale (Re-issue) of (i) “6.65 per cent Government Stock, 2020”for a notified amount of Rs.2,000 crore (nominal) through price ...

New Delhi: Wholesale inflation for the month of August witnessed a four-month low of 4.53 per cent, with food inflation declining to -2.25 per cent in the same month.


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New Delhi: India's overall exports (Merchandise and Services combined) from April to August 2018-2019 witnessed a positive growth of 20.70 per cent, over the same ...

New Delhi: Apple has announced the specifications of its latest launched iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max. Reportedly, the phone is made from aluminium and glass, and with an iPhone X-style edge-to ...

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its ex-post facto approval for the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Collaborative Research on Distributed Ledger a ...

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Malta for strengthening cooperation in ...

New Delhi: Based on information gathered by CDSCO through intelligence, a joint surprise check was carried out in various chemist shops, departmental stores and diaries in Gazipur, East Delhi by a ...

New Delhi: The Department of Posts today clarified that it is mandatory to produce an Identity Proof acceptable for important transactions like booking an International Parcel or International EMS ...

New Delhi: It has come to the notice of the Ministry of Shipping that a fake website link with the URL: http://sagarmala.org.in/&nbs ...

New Delhi: India and France have signed an implementation agreement on “MOBILISE YOUR CITY” (MYC) here last evening in the presence of Minist ...

New Delhi: India is the Partner Country in the 87th Izmir International tradeshow which begins in Turkey from Friday, September 7, 2018. In this trade show, India will also be launc ...

New Delhi: The arrival of first vessel ‘PennaSuraksha’ carrying 25,000 tonnes of cement from Krishnapatnam marks the beginning of operations of the 4th cement terminal a ...

New Delhi: Minister for Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu today launched Coffee Connect - India coffee field force app and Coffee KrishiTharanga - digital mobile extension s ...

New Delhi: The total gross GST revenue collected in the month of August 2018 is Rs. 93,960crore of which CGST is Rs. 15,303 crore, SGST is Rs. 21,154 crore, IGST is&nb ...

New Delhi: As per sub-regulations 24 (2) and 24(3) of Government Securities Regulations, 2007 payment of maturity proceeds to the registered holder of Government Security held in the form of Subsid ...

New Delhi: It has come to notice that a rumour is circulating in several sections of the social media that banks will be closed for 6 days in the first week of September 2018, causing undue panic a ...

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the revised air services agreement to be signed between India and Morocco. After the new Air Services Agr ...

New Delhi: A Memorandum of Understanding(MoU) was signed between the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and National Health  Agency (NHA) here today, to provide capacity building fo ...

New Delhi: The Government of India has announced the Sale (Re-issue) of (i) “6.65 per cent Government Stock, 2020”  for a notified amount of  Rs. 2,000 crore

New Delhi: The Dredging Corporation of India Limited has declared a 20% dividend on the paid up capital of Rs.28 Crore for the year 2017-18. A cheque of Rs. 4,11,44,026  (Rs. 4.11 Crore ) was ...

New Delhi: The Committee constituted by Government of India in July 2018  to review the existing framework dealing with offences under the Companies Act, 2013 and related matters and make ...

New Delhi: Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation Suresh Prabhu held meeting with representatives of various Exports Promotion Councils (EPCs), including Plantation Boards, Fr ...

New Delhi: Ministry of AYUSH has introduced new Central Sector scheme for promoting pharmacovigilance of Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani and Homoeopathy (ASU&H) Drugs. Prime objective of the scheme is ...

New Delhi: NITI Aayog will host an Investors’ Conference on August 10, 2018, at Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra for the Holistic Development of Islands. The Conference will be inaugurated by Shri. A ...

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave its ex-post facto approval to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Korea on Trade Remedy Cooperatio ...

New Delhi: Government e-Marketplace (GeM),the National Public Procurement Portal has turned 2 years oldIt was launched on 9th August 2016, with the objective ...

New Delhi: ETechAces Marketing & Consulting Pvt. Ltd. (PolicyBazaar Group), which owns India's leading insurtech brand, PolicyBazaar.com and India's leading lending marketplace, PaisaBa ...

New Delhi: The Government has imposed Anti- Dumping Duties on imports of specified Stainless-Steel Products vide:

  1. Notification No 61/2015- Customs (ADD) dated 11.12.2015 on import ...

New Delhi: Invest India has joined hands with energy sector companies to offer a unique lab-to-market opportunity for Indian startups through the Integrate to Innovate Programme.

Integrat ...

New Delhi: Invest India and the UAE Minister for Artificial Intelligence (AI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for India - UAE Artificial Intelligence Bridge today in New Delhi.

New Delhi: Union Minister of State (I/C) for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME)Giriraj Singh launched Western and Ethnic Designer Wear collections at Khadi Bhawan at Connaught Place.

New Delhi: The second meeting of tourism Joint Working Group (JWG) between India and Nepal was held in Kathmandu on 06.07.2018.

In this meeting, it was agreed to set up the Indo Nepal Tou ...

New Delhi: The Government of India has relaxed Cabotage rule for movement of cotton from Gujarat to Tamil Nadu. The Ministry of Textiles took up the matter and facilitated interaction between the t ...

New Delhi: Ministry of Tourism has identified 17 sites in 12 clusters in the country for development under Iconic Tourist Sites Development Project, pursuant to Budget Announcements of 2018-19.

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New Delhi: Asset Quality Review (AQR) carried-out in 2015 for clean and fully Provisioned Bank Balance-Sheets revealed a high incidence of Non-Performing Assets (NPAs).

Expected losses on ...

New Delhi: Swiss authorities have shared the following information regarding the Swiss National Bank (SNB) figures quoted in the media “The figures published by the SNB are regularly mentione ...

New Delhi: Prohibition of Benami Property Transactions Act 1988 as amended by the Benami Transaction (Prohibition) Amendment Act, 2016 seeks to prohibit the Benami& ...

New Delhi: The Government of India has taken various steps for curbing the black money stashed abroad, which have led to positive results. These steps include, inter alia, the followi ...

New Delhi: Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana (PMMY) provides access to institutional finance to unfunded micro / small business units by extending loans up to Rs.10 lakh for manufacturing, processing, tr ...

New Delhi: GAIL India Limited and Gazprom successfully re-negotiated the long-term LNG Sale and Purchase Agreement reflecting the current global gas market dynamics. The renegotiated price, compare ...

New Delhi: The Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the United Kingdom for seeking help in improving overall public transport system in the country.

The MoU has ...

New Delhi: The restructured National Bamboo Mission (NBM) has been launched this year with the approval of Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) vide under the National Mission for Sust ...

New Delhi: User fee (toll) collection on National Highways has shown a rising trend. The details of user fee collected on various National Highways during the last three years State-wise and year-w ...

New Delhi: CSIR- National Physical Laboratory (NPL) has signed a MoU with Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) for indigenous development of petroleum certified reference materials (CRMs) ...

New Delhi: Indian Coffee is considered to be one of the best coffees in the world due to its high quality and fetches a high premium in the international markets. India’s coffee exports reach ...

New Delhi: India has become the Vice-Chair (Regional Head) of the Asia Pacific Region of  World Customs Organisation (WCO) for a period of two years, from July 2018 to June 2020. The WCO has d ...

I. MERCHANDISE TRADE

EXPORTS (including re-exports)

Exports during June 2018 were valued at US $ 27.70 Billion as compared to US $ 23.56Billion ...

New Delhi: Union Minister of Commerce and Industry, Suresh Prabhu, said that India is recognized globally as one of the key players in the field of generic medicines.

Speaking at a functi ...

Konkan: The Nivati-Medha breakwater harbour in the Konkan region of Maharashtra is being considered under “12 Champion Sectors initiative” of the Ministry of Commerce.

The was ...

New Delhi: This case was taken up by Competition Commission of India (‘CCI’) suo motu under Section 19 of the Competition Act, 2002 (‘the Act’) based on t ...

New Delhi: Officers of CGST Delhi North Commissionerate have arrested one Director of a Company for evasion of Service Tax. The Company had collected more than Rs. 3 Crores as Service Tax from its ...

New Delhi: The major ports in India have recorded a growth of 3.91% and together handled 174.02 Million Tonnes of cargo during the period April to June 2018 as against 167.48 Million Tonnes ha ...

New Delhi: The Directorate General Factory Advice Service & Labour Institutes (DGFASLI) and Gujarat Maritime Board (GMB) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding  (M ...

New Delhi: The CIPET Centre at Doiwala will train and develop around 1000 students in the first year of its operation through various skill development training programmes and subsequentl ...

New Delhi: Under the guidance of Piyush Goyal, Minister of Finance, Corporate Affairs, Railways and Coal, in order to capture the lost traffic through the new delivery model for domestic cargo, Ind ...

New Delhi: The Minister of State (I/C) for Tourism, K. J. Alphons announced today that the Tourism Ministry in partnership with the  Federation of Associations in  Indian  Tourism an ...

New Delhi: With the aim of eliminating all unmanned Level Crossing Gates over Sambalpur Division, East Coast Railway launches highest ever 6 (six) Limited Height Subways (LHS)  in Sambalpur Di ...

New Delhi: Commerce Secretary, Rita Teaotia, chaired the first meeting of the Task Force on e-commerce in New Delhi today. The meeting deliberated upon the suggestions emerging from the sub-group m ...

New Delhi: Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu, interacted with the trading houses and exporters in New Delhi today.

He sought their suggestions on ...

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the extension of the scheme of recapitalization of Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) for the next three years i. ...

New Delhi: The KVIC (Khadi and Village Industries Commission) today launched its, in-house developed,single-umbrella e-marketing system named Khadi Institution Management and Information System (KI ...

1.       The summary of the Index of Eight Core Industries (base: 2011-12) is given at the Annexure.

2.     &n ...

New Delhi: The All-India CPI-IW for May 2018 increased by 1 point and pegged at 289 (two hundred and eighty-nine). On 1-month percentage change, it increased by (+) 0.35 per cent between April 2018 ...

New Delhi: Acting on specific input that live exotic birds of foreign origin smuggled into India from Bangladesh through Indo-Bangla border at North 24 Parganas are being transported in a vehicle h ...

New Delhi: The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has restricted the manufacture of Oxytocin formulations for domestic use to public sector only from 1st July 2018. It has also banned the i ...

New Delhi: NITI Aayog’s Women Entrepreneurs Platform (WEP) today signed five separate Statement of Intent (SoIs) with Shri Mahila Sewa Sahakari Bank Limited, Indiabulls Housing Finance L ...

New Delhi: On June 30, 2018, livestock of sheep and goat will be exported for the first time to Sharjah from Nagpur airport. Around 1 lakh sheep and goat will be exported over a period of three mon ...

New Delhi: The Government of India has announced the Sale (Re-issue) of (i) “6.84 per cent Government Stock, 2022” for a notified amount of  Rs. 3,000 crore (nominal) thr ...

Mumbai: Saudi Aramco and ADNOC signed a MoU today to jointly develop and build an integrated refinery and petrochemicals complex at Ratnagiri in Maharashtra. The project will be implemented by Ratn ...

New Delhi: The Union Government has allowed 100 per cent Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the mining sector and exploration of metal and non-metal ores under the automatic route, which will prope ...

New Delhi: India’s quest for providing best quality begins with identifying standards, stated Suresh Prabhu, Minister of Commerce and Industry. He was speaking at the 5th Nati ...

New Delhi: The Government of India has announced the Sale (Re-issue) of (i) “6.65 per cent Government Stock, 2020”  for a notified amount of  Rs. 2,000 crore (n ...

New Delhi: The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC), for the third successive time, received an order of Rs 8 crore from Air India for the supply of amenity kits consisting of Khadi herba ...

Maharashtra: The trustees of Tata Sons has extended their support to R Venkataramanan in association with the conti ...

New Delhi: The fourth meeting of the Governing Council of NITI Aayog was held under the chairmanship of the Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi at Rashtrapati Bhavan today. It was atten ...

New Delhi: Exports during May 2018 were valued at the US $ 28.86 Billion as compared to the US $ 24.01 Billion during May 2017 exhibiting a positive growth of 20.18 per cent. In Rupee terms, export ...

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the proposal for grant of permission to M/s. HDFC Bank Ltd. to raise additional share capital of up to a m ...

New Delhi: Union Minister of Steel Chaudhary Birender Singh visited Kalinganagar on 12th June 2018 and interacted with MDs/CEOs of major steel producing units located in the State of Odisha. In his ...

New Delhi: The Government has launched the second “Special Drive Refund Fortnight ”from 31.5.2018 to 14.6.2018. During the first Refund Fortnight from 15th to 29th< ...

New Delhi: Online marketplace for hospitality services, Airbnb has announced the launch of 'Experiences in Goa', one of its fastest growing markets in India that adds to its footprint ...

Mumbai: 'Conversational Banking' has turned a new leaf with the launch of 'Axis Aha!', an efficient virtual assistant powered by cutting-edge technology which includes pro ...

New Delhi: During the year 2017-18, a massive drive for scaling up of Retail Marketing Activities was initiated by TRIFED of the Ministry of Tribal Affairs for achieving the sale target of Rs

New Delhi: The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), chaired by Raksha Mantri Smt Nirmala Sitharaman, met here today and accorded approval for the procurement of equipment for the Defence Forces value ...

New Delhi: The Task Force on Shell Companies has met 8 times since its constitution and has taken pro-active and coordinated steps to check the menace of shell companies.

 The &lsquo ...

New Delhi: Union Minister of State for Chemicals & Fertilizers, Road Transport & Highways, Shipping, Mansukh L. Mandaviya, launched the ‘JANAUSHADHI SUVIDHA’, the Oxo-biodegrada ...

New Delhi: The Government of India has announced the Sale (Re-issue) of (i) “6.84 per cent Government Stock, 2022” for a notified amount of Rs. 3,000 crore (nominal) through price ...

New Delhi: With the objective of obtaining people’s participation in the Income Tax Department’s efforts to unearth black money and reduce tax evasion, a new reward scheme titled & ...

New Delhi: Ram Vilas Paswan, the Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution launched the 'Handbook for Implementation of Cash Transfer of Food Subsidy' in New Delhi to ...

New Delhi: Refunds of GST have been a concern for both the Government and Trade for the past several months. Till now, the Government has sanctioned more than Rs 30,000 crore as GST Refund. This in ...

New Delhi: The Government is for the first time issuing guidelines for Adventure Tourism in India. These guidelines were launched by the Minister of State for Tourism (Independent Charge), K. J. Al ...

New Delhi: Ashwani Lohani, Chairman, Railway Board inspected Ateli-Phulera section of Western Dedicated Freight Corridor & announced that Ateli- Phulera section of Dedicated freight corridor wi ...

New Delhi: The Country’s largest power generator - NTPC Ltd. along with its group companies, has installed capacity of 53651 MW, declared the audited annual financial results for th ...

New Delhi: Central Tax, GST Delhi East Commissionerate arrested a Shahdara based father son-duo on 22.05.2018 in case of fraudulent issuance of Input Tax Credit invoices involving evasion of approx ...

New Delhi: Ministry of Tourism estimates monthly Foreign Exchange Earnings (FEEs) through tourism in India, both in rupee and dollar terms based on the credit data of Travel Head from Balance of Pa ...

New Delhi: Ministry of Tourism compiles monthly Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) & FTAs one- Tourist Visa on the basis of information received from Bureau of Immigration (BOI). The following are ...

New Delhi: Competition Commission of India celebrated its 9th Annual Day on 20th May 2018 with a lecture delivered by Shri Rajiv Mehrishi, the Comptroller & Audi ...

New Delhi: Government of India has announced the Sale (Re-issue) of (i) “6.84 per cent Government Stock, 2022”  for a notified amount of  ` 3,000 crore (nominal) thr ...

New Delhi: India received the 1st cargo of UAE crude oil for filling up one of the two Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) caverns built by Indian Strategic Petroleum Reserve Ltd (ISP ...

New Delhi: The Punjab National Bank has reported a loss of Rs 13,416.91 crore for the fourth quarter ending March 2018. The bank had turned around due to write-back in pension provisions ...

New Delhi: Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources H.E. Khalid Al-Falih called Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas of India to discuss continue ...

New Delhi: In line with Government’s priority to provide connectivity to Northeast region and empowering local industries of this region particularly, Northeast Frontier Railway has star ...

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet Chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the strengthening of the mechanism for resolution of commercial disputes of Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSE ...

New Delhi: The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has issued National Wind-Solar Hybrid Policy here today. The objective of the policy is to provide a framework for the promotion of large gr ...

New Delhi: Smart parking platform Get My Parking (GMP) has acquired Constapark. Get My Parking (GMP) is a Delhi based company while Constapark is a Bengaluru based fir ...

New Delhi: Nearly Rs 16.5 thousand crores have been earmarked by 71 Ministries/Departments of Government of  India to take up swachhata activities within their own spheres during the FY 2018-1 ...

New Delhi: Private sector banking major ICICI bank reported an estimated plunge of 50 percent in its standalone profit for the fourth quarter of the Financial year ended on March 31, ...

New Delhi: Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation of India(ALIMCO), under Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment and Aravali Power Company Pvt Ltd (APCPL), Jhajjar signed a Memorandum of ...

New Delhi: The 27th GST council meeting had discussed a  change in GST rate for digital transactions and imposition of Sugar Cess.

Incentive to promote Digital Trans ...

New Delhi: The 27th meeting of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council, chaired by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley via video conferencing, is underway in the Prime Minister' ...

NewDelhi: Online retailer giant Amazon.com Inc has made a formal offer to buy 60 percent stake in the Indian online retailer Flipkart, reported  CNBC-TV18 on Wednesday, citing reliable so ...

New Delhi: Union Minister for Drinking Water and Sanitation,  Uma Bharti, today launched the GOBAR (Galvanizing Organic Bio-Agro Resources - DHAN scheme at the National Dairy Research Institut ...

New Delhi: During 2017-18, total revenue collected under GST in the period between August 2017 and March 2018 has been Rs. 7.19 lakh crore. This includes Rs. 1.19 lakh crore of CGST, Rs. 1.72 lakh ...

New Delhi: The Centre is likely to acquire the stake of Reserve Bank of India in housing finance regulator National Housing Bank (NHB), according to certain reliable sources.

Re ...

New Delhi: Yes Bank a private sector bank has reported a rise of 29 percent in its net profit at Rs 1,179.44 crore in the March quarter of the Financial year 2017-18.

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New Delhi: Uber Eats, the food on-demand delivery app, is all set to launch in Coimbatore and Vizag this month. With the addition of these two cities, Uber Eats w ...

New Delhi: The Government of India, the Government of Madhya Pradesh and the World Bank today signed a $210 million loan agreement for the Madhya Pradesh Rural Connectivi ...

Bengaluru: Taxi aggregator Ola has announced its "Mission: Electric", with a consignment to install 10,000 e-rickshaws and electric auto-rickshaws in its service in the coming 12 mon ...

Mumbai: The Indian Army has renewed its MOU with Axis Bank, to offer 'Power Salute accounts. Power Salute is a special Salary account offered exclusively for the Army person ...

Pune: Fixed Deposits are a certain standard financial product offered by most of the banks and other financial organisations. Fixed deposits are also known as Term Deposits. They are comparably eas ...

New Delhi: Samsung is the most trusted brand in India followed by Sony and LG, the TRAs Brand Trust Report 2018 said here on Tuesday. Patanjali topped among the fast-moving capital goods (FMCG) com ...

Mumbai: Leading steel manufacturer Tata Steel has reported a 6.23 percent drop in national sales at 3.01 million tonnes (mt) and a 4.06 percent drop in production at 3.07 mt in the March quart ...

New Delhi: The leader in imaging products manufacturer Canon India is aiming at a sales of Rs 3,500-crore in a year by Financial Year 2020 as it expects to continue a double-digit growth in both B2 ...

New Delhi: Cloud platform dedicated to small and independent ventures GoDaddy has announced that it has achieved a growth of one million customers in India. The country has been a pr ...

New Delhi: The E-way bill system constituted for the intra-state movement of goods is proposed to be implemented from April 15 in five states, the Centre stated.

According to an offi ...