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Illicit Trade Casts Shadow On India’s Progress Towards Achieving $5 Tn Economy: Anurag Thakur

Union Minister Anurag Thakur on Friday said that the surge in illicit trade is a troubling consequence of globalisation which casts a shadow on the country’s progress toward achieving a 5 trillion-dollar economy. Addressing the 9th edition of FICCI CASCADE’s ‘MASCRADE 2023’, Anurag Thakur said, “Illicit trade, whether conducted through activities like smuggling, counterfeiting, or […]

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FIEO Requests Extension of Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme Till March 2024

The Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) on Friday requested Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to extend benefits till March 2024 that were provided under the Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS). According to reports, the scheme ended in March 2023. The Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS) was launched in May 2020 as part […]

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Haryana Bans Hookah In Hotels, Restaurants, Bars

Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has imposed a total ban on serving hookah in hotels, restaurants, bars and commercial establishments in Haryana. Teams will be formed to stop the serving of Hookah in bars, pubs and restaurants. Amit Bhatia, Deputy Excise Commissioner in the State said, “The Chief Minister has taken this decision regarding public […]

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Govt Approves 18 R&D Projects Worth Rs 46.74 Cr For Technical Textiles

Ministry of Textiles approved a total of 18 Research and Development projects worth Rs 46.74 crore across different areas of technical textiles, an official statement said on Thursday. Addressing the 7th Meeting of the Mission Steering Group (MSG) of the National Technical Textiles Mission in New Delhi, Union Textiles Minister Piyush Goyal said, “Industry and […]

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Haryana Textiles Association To Invest Rs 2,000 Cr In Uttar Pradesh

The textile industry of Haryana is planning to shift its units to Uttar Pradesh and a delegation of the Haryana Textiles Association met the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath recently. According to an official statement released by the association, the textile industry is taking this step after being impressed with the improved law and […]

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India To Implement 28% GST On Online Gaming From 1 October

The Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) Chairman, Sanjay Agarwal, has announced that India is prepared to implement a 28 per cent Goods and Services Tax (GST) rate on online gaming starting from 1 October. This move comes with the consensus of all Indian states and follows the recent passage of amendments to […]

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Uttarakhand Govt Signs Rs 2,000 Cr MoU With French Cable Car Company POMA Ropeways

In the presence of Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami, the Uttarakhand government signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) of Rs 2,000 crore with the French cable car company POMA ropeways for investment in the state under the Uttarakhand Global Investors Summit in London on Tuesday. On this occasion, CM Dhami said that through this investment […]

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India Allows Export of Non-Basmati White Rice To UAE

India has allowed the export of non-basmati white rice to the tune of 75,000 tonnes to the UAE. Notably, the export of non-basmati white rice was prohibited from 20 July to check the domestic prices and ensure domestic food security. The exports to UAE are permitted through National Cooperative Exports Limited, the Directorate General of […]

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Over 500 Foreign Buyers Registers On Third Day of UP International Trade Show

In a major achievement for Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government, over 500 foreign buyers registered on the third day of the five-day UP International Trade Show being held at India Expo Center in Greater Noida on Sunday. The trade show, which aims at showcasing UP’s products to the global audience and also attracts […]

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West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee Meets UAE State Minister To Boost Trade Ties

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and UAE State Minister for Foreign Trade Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi on Friday held discussions to boost trade relations and exports from West Bengal to the United Arab Emirates (UAE). West Bengal CM Banerjee is on a visit to Dubai as she concluded her Spain visit. According to […]

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