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Amazon To Hire 250,000 Workers For Holiday Season

Amazon plans to hire an additional 250,000 workers in the United States for the upcoming holiday shopping season. It’s 67 per cent increase compared to the number of hires made in the previous two years. The decision is part of Amazon’s efforts to expand its next-day delivery services for customers. This hiring surge follows Amazon’s […]

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UPI Transaction Volume Surpasses 15 Lakh Cr In August

India is getting digitally active. As per the data of the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), that manages real time payment platform UPI, August was a prosperous month for the Unified Payments Interface. UPI crossed 10 billion transactions in a month for the first time in August. According to the data till 30 August, […]

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Liquor Sales In Karnataka Decline After Excise Duty Hike

Karnataka has recorded a decline in liquor sales in the state in August after the new government increased the excise duty. As per the statement from the Federation of Wine Merchants’ Association, Karnataka, the first two weeks of August have seen a significant decline in both sales and revenue. It may be recalled that while […]

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India’s Seafood Exports Hit Record High In 2022-23

India’s seafood exports, both in terms of volume and value, achieved an all-time high in 2022-23. It shipped 1.7 million tonnes of seafood worth Rs 63,969.14 crore (USD 8.09 billion) during the financial year, growing 26.73 per cent in quantity terms and 4.31 per cent in value terms over 2021-22. According to a press statement […]

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95% Of India’s 2022-23 Tea Exports Target Would Be Achieved: Govt

India’s tea exports are expected to achieve more than 95 per cent of the set targets of USD 883 million despite various geo-political, geo-economic and logistical challenges in 2022-23, said the Ministry of Commerce and Industry. The logistics impediments such as availability of containers, among others, have been smoothened out, the ministry said in a […]

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