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Domestic market for apparel, lifestyle products to reach $160 bn: Modi

Domestic market for apparel, lifestyle products to reach $160 bn: Modi

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi visiting the Textiles India 2017 Exhibition, in Gandhinagar, Gujarat on June 30, 2017. The Union Minister for Textiles, Smt. Smriti Irani, the Chief Minister of Gujarat, Shri Vijay Rupani and the Chief Minister of...
Air Astana to launch direct flight between Astana, New Delhi

Air Astana to launch direct flight between Astana, New Delhi

  Astana, June 30 (IANS) Kazakhstan’s national airline Air Astana is to inaugurate next week a direct flight between Astana and New Delhi, the Kazakh Ministry of Investment and Development announced on Friday. “The Astana-Delhi flight will...

100-hour certificate course in GST launched

New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) To create a workforce of GST-trained professionals, the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) on Friday announced a 100-hour certificate course to understand the new tax regime, officials said. The course...

All techno-administrative systems in place for GST : Officials

New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) On the eve of the roll-out of the Goods and Services Tax on July 1, the government on Friday said that all technical and administrative arrangenments are in place for a smooth implementation of the new indirect tax regime. “There...

India Inc congratulates Modi government on GST roll-out

New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The Indian industry stakeholders on Friday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance government on the roll-out of the historic Goods and Services Tax (GST) from midnight of June 30, 2017, and...

Singapore Airlines to unveil A-350 services to India from July 1

Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) Singapore Airlines will introduce its new Airbus A350-900 services to India starting July 1, as part of the airlines’ 70th anniversary celebrations, a top official said here on Friday. The daily scheduled flight SQ421 will...

China says channel of communication with India ‘unimpeded’

Beijing. June 30 (IANS) China on Friday said the channel of communication with India was “unimpeded” and rejected Bhutan’s claim over Donglong where Indian and Chinese troops are locked in a face-off. Bejing again alleged that Indian...
Textiles sector is bridge between agriculture, industry : PM Modi

Textiles sector is bridge between agriculture, industry : PM Modi

Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi visiting the Textiles India 2017 Exhibition, in Gandhinagar, Gujarat on June 30, 2017. The Union Minister for Textiles, Smt. Smriti Irani, the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Shri N. Chandra Babu Naidu, the Minister...
Government works to develop 500 stations under PPP mode

Government works to develop 500 stations under PPP mode

Union Minister for Railways, Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu and the Minister of State for Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises, Shri Babul Supriyo at the 109th Annual General meeting of the Indian Merchant Chamber, in Mumbai on June 30, 2017. The Chairman,...

GST to substantially increase revenue of states : Nitin Gadkari

New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday said the GST (Goods and Services Tax) will increase the revenue of states by up to 25 per cent and the central government may never have to compensate them. “We said that...

GST rollout to be very smooth, assures Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday held out the assurance of a “very smooth” transition into the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime, promising that the administration will be very liberal and not implement...

India of 2017 different from India of 1962 : Defence Minister Arun Jaitley

New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The India of 2017 is different from the India of 1962, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday, a day after China asked New Delhi to learn from its 1962 military debacle. “If they are trying to remind us, the situation...
Rural Electrification Corporation Rings the LSE Opening Bell

Rural Electrification Corporation Rings the LSE Opening Bell

REC become first Indian PSU to issue USD Green Bonds; Raises USD 450 Million from International Markets Rural Electrification Corporation (REC) Limited, India’s leading financier in the power infrastructure space, rang the opening bell at the famed...

China says it is open for talks with India

Beijing. June 30 (IANS) China on Friday indicated it was open for talks with India, saying a “meaningful dialogue” over the border stand-off is the “pressing issue”. This is a climbdown for Beijing which earlier ruled out any...
Small savings: PPF, NSC rates cut to 7.8%, for KVPs to 7.5%

Small savings: PPF, NSC rates cut to 7.8%, for KVPs to 7.5%

New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The government on Friday reduced the interest rates on small saving schemes, including National Savings Certificates (NSCs), Public Provident Fund (PPF) and Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP), by 10 basis points. Provident Fund (PF) rates...

India says Chinese border actions have ‘serious security implications’

New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) India on Friday said it has told China that the building of a road by Chinese troops in a border region will have “serious security implications for India” and urged Beijing “not to change the status quo unilaterally”. “India...

‘GST Council has to decide on petroleum, Centre for its inclusion’

New Delhi, June 30  The Centre is fully for bringing petroleum products under GST scheduled for implementing from July 1, and the GST Council will require to take a decision on taxing these as per the new indirect tax regime, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley...

India of 2017 different from India of 1962: Jaitley

New Delhi, June 30  The India of 2017 is different from the India of 1962, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday, a day after China asked New Delhi to learn from its 1962 military debacle. “If they are trying to remind us, the situation...
HOMOEOPATHY CURES 70% CASES OF VITILIGO CLAIMS WORKSHOP ON WORLD VITILIGO DAY

HOMOEOPATHY CURES 70% CASES OF VITILIGO CLAIMS WORKSHOP ON WORLD VITILIGO DAY

Homoeotimes , journal on Clinical evidence published by AKP Homoeopathy Clinical Research Center in association with Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy  organized a Vitiligo Workshop at Hotel Deccan Plaza on 25th June 2017, commemorating...
CA entry test set to become more difficult

CA entry test set to become more difficult

New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) To make their students more competitive globally, the Institute of Chartered Accountants in India (ICAI) on Thursday announced changes in its syllabus and exam pattern which will be applicable from July 1. “The issue...