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Truckers to go on strike from Monday, demand diesel inclusion in GST

Kolkata, Oct 7 (IANS) Calling for a 36 hour nationwide strike starting from 8 a.m. of October 9, truck owners and operators on Saturday protested against the disruptive policies under Goods and Services Tax (GST) and demanded the inclusion of diesel...

54,000 petrol pumps to remain shut on October 13

Mumbai, Oct 7 (IANS) Around 54,000 petrol pumps all over India will go on a day long strike on October 13 in support of their long-pending demands, a petrol pump operators association official said here on Saturday. Federation Of Maharashtra Petrol Dealers...
Uzbekistan to introduce special tourist card “Uzbekistan Pass”

Uzbekistan to introduce special tourist card “Uzbekistan Pass”

The international experience of attracting tourists suggests the presence of incentive programs, which provide tourists with special offers and discounts on shopping, eating, visiting tourist sites, parks and exhibitions. Uzbekistan to introduce special...
Sudan welcomes US decision to lift 20-year-old trade sanctions

Sudan welcomes US decision to lift 20-year-old trade sanctions

Khartoum, Oct 7  Sudan government on Friday welcomed the US administration’s decision to permanently lift the 20-year-old economic sanctions on Sudan. “Sudanese leadership, government and people welcome the positive decision made by the US...
Apple ‘looking into’ iPhone 8 batteries swelling

Apple ‘looking into’ iPhone 8 batteries swelling

San Francisco, Oct 7 (IANS) In what reminds us about the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 debacle last year, there have been at least half a dozen cases where batteries of newly-launched Apple iPhone 8 and 8 Plus are swelling and phones are being left split-apart. The...
Modi begins Gujarat tour

Modi begins Gujarat tour

Ahmedabad, Oct 7  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday arrived in his poll-bound home state of Gujarat for a two-day visit less than a month after inaugurating the ambitious Sardar Sarovar Narmada Project. He began the tour with prayers at the Dwarkadheesh...
India, EU to fight terror, talk on free trade

India, EU to fight terror, talk on free trade

New Delhi, Oct 7  India and the European Union on Friday agreed to cooperate in the fight against terrorism while deciding to resume talks on a free trade agreement. At the 14th India-EU Summit here, both sides also adopted a joint declaration against...
Prabhu thanks Modi, Jaitley for addressing exporters’ GST issues

Prabhu thanks Modi, Jaitley for addressing exporters’ GST issues

New Delhi, Oct 7  Thanking Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for addressing exporters’ issues in the GST Council meeting, Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday said his ministry would make maximum effort on promoting...
India has ‘Plan B’, ready for any challenge from China: Air Force chief

India has ‘Plan B’, ready for any challenge from China: Air Force chief

New Delhi, Oct 6  Air force chief Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa on Thursday said India is prepared to counter any threat from China and was also ready to face a two-front war. Addressing the annual press conference of the IAF ahead of Air Force Day,...