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International wildlife trade is causing over 60 percent species on Earth to go extinct
science

International wildlife trade is causing over 60 percent species on Earth to go extinct

At least 100 million plants, animals are internationally trafficked each year and the trade is said to be worth between USD 4-20 billion per year.

India's sugar export may cross 5 MT this year on higher overseas demand; govt to reallocate export quota of mills: ISMA
Business

India's sugar export may cross 5 MT this year on higher overseas demand; govt to reallocate export quota of mills: ISMA

For the current year, the government has allowed export of 6 million tonne of sugar under Maximum Admissible Export Quota (MAEQ) to help deal with the surplus sugar.

India has always been open to multilaterism; many countries are too self-focussed, says Sunil Mittal
Business

India has always been open to multilaterism; many countries are too self-focussed, says Sunil Mittal

"The last 24 months has seen countries being more concerned about their own needs with every man for himself," Mittal said at WEF 2020

Davos 2020: WTO will survive but it will look different, says Roberto Azevedo amid growing call for protectionism over free trade
World

Davos 2020: WTO will survive but it will look different, says Roberto Azevedo amid growing call for protectionism over free trade

Amid a growing clamour among the political class for protectionism over free trade, WTO chief Roberto Azevedo on Tuesday said at the WEF Davos summit that the global trade body would definitely survive this wave but it might look different

Logistics major DHL Express warns poor infrastructure at Mumbai airport may risk $5 trillion economy target
Business

Logistics major DHL Express warns poor infrastructure at Mumbai airport may risk $5 trillion economy target

DHL said there is only a single slot for all airfreight operators and there is no scope for expansion at the nation's second-largest airport

US advocacy group seeks India Trade Representative under Prime Minister's Office
Business

US advocacy group seeks India Trade Representative under Prime Minister's Office

A US-based India-centric business advocacy and the strategic group have sought establishing an India Trade Representative under the Prime Minister's Office for all international trade negotiations to be handled by one office with a focused approach

BRICS Summit 2018: Investors to track communiqué from Johannesburg as leaders get down to business
Business

BRICS Summit 2018: Investors to track communiqué from Johannesburg as leaders get down to business

Over the past decade, member nations of the BRICS grouping have had to grit their teeth and paddle through some rough patches.

Centre working to strengthen economic ties with South East Asian countries, says Nirmala Sitharaman
India

Centre working to strengthen economic ties with South East Asian countries, says Nirmala Sitharaman

Nirmala Sitharaman said that steps have been taken to strengthen economic ties with several South East Asian countries especially neighbouring Myanmar

Cabinet approves Rs 1,630 crore upgrade of highway linking Manipur with Myanmar
India

Cabinet approves Rs 1,630 crore upgrade of highway linking Manipur with Myanmar

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved upgradation of a 65-km-long National Highway in Manipur to boost the state's connectivity with south and southeast Asia via Myanmar.

Urjit Patel assumes charge as RBI's 24th governor
Business

Urjit Patel assumes charge as RBI's 24th governor

Patel has assumed charge effective September 4, 2016, after serving as deputy governor since January 2013, RBI said in a statement today.

February services export drops nearly 13% to $12.3 bn
Business

February services export drops nearly 13% to $12.3 bn

In February 2015, the services export was at $14.09 billion

Russia interested in producing aircrafts in India: Nirmala Sitharaman to Lok Sabha
Politics

Russia interested in producing aircrafts in India: Nirmala Sitharaman to Lok Sabha

The Indian government has welcomed the Russian interest and is committed to enhancing bilateral investment and trade cooperation.

Ukraine crisis could have 'severe' economic impact, says IMF chief
World

Ukraine crisis could have 'severe' economic impact, says IMF chief

IMF chief, Christine Lagarde, stated that the Ukraine crisis could have severe economic impact world over.

Com Min drawing new plan to double exports by 2013-14
Economy

Com Min drawing new plan to double exports by 2013-14

India's exports grew by 21 percent to $303.7 billion in 2011-12. However, according to officials, this year would be more difficult for exporters.

Don't present misleading ads of tariff plans: Trai to telcos
Business

Don't present misleading ads of tariff plans: Trai to telcos

Telecom regulator Trai has asked operators not to present misleading advertisements of their tariff plans, while directing them to show recurring charges to consumers under single head.

India needs $800 mn per trading day to fund trade deficit!
Economy

India needs $800 mn per trading day to fund trade deficit!

Given the grim prospects of exports picking up, if foreign flows choke up, it's inevitable the rupee will come under extreme pressure.

Increased capital outflows pull rupee down 42 paise against dollar
Economy

Increased capital outflows pull rupee down 42 paise against dollar

The rupee today fell sharply by 42 paise to 53.54 against the US dollar on the Interbank Foreign Exchange market in early trade.

Cash for vote: that's the deal emerging mkts are striking with IMF
Economy

Cash for vote: that's the deal emerging mkts are striking with IMF

Tensions among some of the world's leading economies have boiled up over a plan to raise new resources to contain the euro zone crisis, and a quest by emerging economies to win more say in the IMF

Trade war: India, US head to WTO over US visa, poultry row
Economy

Trade war: India, US head to WTO over US visa, poultry row

India is pursuing a complaint against the US at the WTO over a US law enacted two years ago, that significantly increased visa fees for skilled workers and has caused plenty of heartache at Indian tech firms.