MSMEs export hit more by GST issues than note ban: Report

MSMEs export hit more by GST issues than note ban: Report

MUMBAI: MSME exports were hit more by issues related to GST implementation than demonetisation, according to a report released on Friday. Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), considered a powerful engine of the country’s economic growth, are contributing around 40 per cent of the overall shipments from India. “…MSME exports were affected more adversely by […]

FSSAI ropes in expert panel to review food labelling standards

FSSAI ropes in expert panel to review food labelling standards

NEW DELHI: The government of India has put on hold the draft that proposes red-labelling of packaged food products containing high levels of fat, sugar and salt, FSSAI CEO Pawan Kumar Agarwal said on Friday. In April, food safety regulator FSSAI had come out with the draft of Food Safety and Standards (Labelling and Display) […]

Sudan wants OVL to withdraw arbitration on oil dues

NEW DELHI: Sudan has asked ONGC Videsh Ltd to withdraw its case against the African nation in an international arbitration court for recovery of over USD 400 million in unpaid oil dues, saying it is making efforts to mitigate the default. OVL, the overseas investment arm of state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC), however, […]

Travel trade associations discuss strategy for promoting tourism

Travel trade associations discuss strategy for promoting tourism

SRINAGAR: Director Tourism Kashmir, Tasaduq Jeelani on Thursday said that department of tourism Kashmir would aggressively market J&K state as a top tourist destination in the upcoming travel marts and road shows to be held within and outside India. The director stated this during a meeting with the heads of the local associations of tour […]

JKEDI sponsored ‘Hunger Club’ opens in Srinagar

JKEDI sponsored ‘Hunger Club’ opens in Srinagar

PAMPORE: Srinagar City on Thursday got a new food address with the opening of ‘Hunger Club’, a fast food outlet at Rajbagh. The outlet was inaugurated amid a gathering of food bloggers and food lovers. The fast food outlet is sponsored by Jammu and Kashmiri Entrepreneurship Development Institute (JKEDI) under its Seed Capital Fund Scheme […]

J&K Bank to support professional education of underprivileged: Chairman

SRINAGAR: J&K Bank Chairman, Parvez Ahmed on Thursday said if the bank had to prosper as an institution, it could not do so in isolation. “We utilise the resources of the society to earn and it is an obligation on our part to support the aspirational journey of youth especially, the underprivileged children who are […]

Bank, SPMU organise workshop at SKUAST

SRINAGAR: J&K Bank in collaboration with State Project Management Unit (SPMU) on Thursday organised a daylong workshop-cum-training programme for Krishi Vigyan Kendrayalyas (KVK) on Public Fund Management System (PFMS) at Sheri Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences Kashmir (SKUAST-K). Facilitating the SPMU officials, the training session was coordinated and technically supported by the Business Acquisition Department […]

India plans to connect North East with Bangladesh’s Chittagong port: Madhav

India plans to connect North East with Bangladesh’s Chittagong port: Madhav

Beijing: India has unveiled a major plan for the development of its North Eastern states by connecting them with Bangladesh’s Chittagong port and invited for the first-time limited Chinese investments which were shunned till now due to security concerns in the border areas. Senior Cabinet Ministers from Assam, Tripura and Nagaland – the states governed […]

TVS launches new scooter, 3-wheeler in Philippines

TVS launches new scooter, 3-wheeler in Philippines

NEW DELHI: TVS Motor Company today said it has launched two new products — scooter TVS Dazz and three-wheeler TVS King — in the Philippines market. With TVS Dazz, the company is expanding its scooter portfolio, while with TVS King it is foraying into the three-wheeler segment in the Philippines. TVS Dazz, a 110-cc scooter, […]