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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Indicating that the India-US limited trade deal is likely to be signed after elections there, Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal on September 10 said New Delhi has given America "a very good, very balanced offer" for the agreement. The minister said India is ready to sign the deal "tomorrow", but he has left it to the US to decide on the timing. … [Read more...] about India has given very good, balanced offer to US for proposed limited trade deal: Piyush Goyal
In 2008, it was ruled that the punishment under NDPS Act would depend on the quantity of the drug seized by the police. However, the Supreme Court reversed the judgment earlier in 2020. As per the SC, traces of an offending drug is sufficient to declare the entire quantity. The punishment is rigorous imprisonment for no less than 10 years while it can be extended to 20 years. The offender is also liable to fine of no less than Rs 1 lakh. This may be extended to Rs 2 lakh. … [Read more...] about Rhea Chakraborty arrested for drug abuse: What do India’s laws say about the use of ganja and charas?
Coronavirus vaccine update: AstraZeneca-Oxford trials not paused in India, says Serum Institute Lockdown not an attack on coronavirus, but on poor: Rahul Gandhi SC stays implementation of 2018 Maharashtra law granting reservation to Marathas in education, jobs … [Read more...] about First Kisan Rail from South India chugs off with fruits to Delhi
An incident of firing took place on the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Eastern Ladakh sector, ANI reported quoting sources. Indian and Chinese troops have been engaged in a stand-off in the region for over three months.Incident of firing took place on the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Eastern Ladakh sector where troops of India and China have been engaged in a stand-off for over three months. More details awaited: Sources pic.twitter.com/URFIpr22ZP … [Read more...] about India-China border tension: Firing at LAC in Eastern Ladakh sector