Contracting for the sixth straight month, India's exports slipped 12.66 percent to $22.7 billion in August, on account of decline in the shipments of petroleum, leather, engineering goods and gems and jewellery items, according to the government data released on September 15. … [Read more...] about India’s August exports fall 12.66%, imports contract 26%; trade deficit narrows to $6.77 billion
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Currently, only non-financial services like pick up of negotiable instruments such as cheque, demand draft, pay order, Goods & Service Tax (GST) challan, request for account statement, delivery of term deposit receipt, among others are available to customers. So, how will this move benefit the customers? Find out in this edition of Big Story. … [Read more...] about Big Story | FM launches doorstep banking facility; how will this move benefit customers?
Talking further about FTAs, he said the ministry is "now looking at reviewing and renewing" all old trade agreements to bring symmetry and more balanced trade. "We believe that India has competitive strengths and we can truly get the benefit of a fair and equitable expansion of trade if we do FTAs with proper stakeholder consultations and considering India's capabilities to be able to meet the requirements, particularly of quality, of these countries and making sure that these FTAs are not done at the cost of Indian industry and businesses," Goyal said. … [Read more...] about India has given very good, balanced offer to US for proposed limited trade deal: Piyush Goyal
Nakamura gave himself just a moment’s respite, then plunged into another fray. Pawns, knights, bishops and even kings fell before him as the chess grandmaster demolished a slate of online challengers, all while narrating the tide of the battle to tens of thousands of fans watching him stream live on Twitch, the Amazon-owned site where people usually broadcast themselves playing video games like Fortnite and Call of Duty. … [Read more...] about Chess (Yes, chess) is now a streaming obsession
Vaccine development is a long, complex process. Unlike drugs that are given to people with a diseased, vaccines are given to healthy people and also vulnerable sections such as children, pregnant women and the elderly. So rigorous tests are compulsory. History says that the fastest time it took to develop a vaccine is five years, but it usually takes double or sometimes triple that time. … [Read more...] about India, ASEAN review strategic ties; adopt new five-year plan of action