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May 09, 2017
Importing pulses to maintain buffer stock, but govt's move at times hurt domestic producersWhile the government has contracted to import from Mozambique, at no time last year did Mozambique offer India the most favourable of prices
Oct 26, 2016
Ease of doing biz: Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman says disappointed at low rankExpressing disappointment at India's rank remaining low in terms of ease of doing business, Union minister Nirmala Sitharaman today said the efforts and reforms undertaken by the Centre and states have not been adequately captured in the ranking released by the World Bank.
Aug 08, 2016
'Apple, Acer, Lenovo, OPPO seek relaxation in sourcing norms': Nirmala SitharamanApple India, Acer, Le Ecosystem Technology, Lenovo (India) and OPPO Mobiles have sought relaxation in the local sourcing norms to set up single brand retail stores in India, Parliament was informed today.
Jul 07, 2016
Why govt needs to raise pulses production and not rely on hiking imports from MozambiqueAccording to industry estimates, India consumes about 63,500 tonnes of all varieties of pulses put together every single day
Jun 28, 2016
Come clean by Sept 30: Jaitley to black money holdersThe Income Declaration Scheme or IDS, which opened on June 1, allows domestic black money holders to declare ill-gotten wealth, pay a total of 45 per cent in tax and penalty and escape prosecution.
Apr 19, 2016
Dear Sitharaman, Rajan did not embarrass; it’s not bad to be 'one-eyed king'India being the ‘bright spot’ among its Asian peers is something which international agencies, such as International Monetary Fund, have acknowledged. It is a great deal in a slowing world
Dec 23, 2015
Nairobi WTO: US and EU representatives had a clear-cut plan to drive a wedge within developing nationsWhy did then India, and for that matter, China and South Africa, not put on hold the export competition pact that the US and EU pushed through?
Dec 11, 2015
To boost overseas shipments, govt reduces minimum export price of onions to $400/tonneIn August, the government had hiked onion MEP to $700 per tonne from $425