Gems and jewellery exports down 7% in H1 of FY18 due to GST, gold policy

There has been a sharp decline in orders from Japan and Europe this year for India’s gems and jewellery. Data compiled by the Gems and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) says G&J net export declined 7.4 per cent to $16.8 billion in April-September, the first six months of this financial year, from $18.2 bn in the comparable period … Read more Gems and jewellery exports down 7% in H1 of FY18 due to GST, gold policy

Gems and jewellery exports down 7% in H1 of FY18 due to GST, gold policy

There has been a sharp decline in orders from Japan and Europe this year for India’s gems and jewellery. Data compiled by the Gems and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) says G&J net export declined 7.4 per cent to $16.8 billion in April-September, the first six months of this financial year, from $18.2 bn in the comparable period … Read more Gems and jewellery exports down 7% in H1 of FY18 due to GST, gold policy

Healthy lifestyle increases lifespan by 7 years: Study

People who do not smoke, consume alcohol moderately and maintain a healthy weight may live up to seven years longer than the general population, and spend most of these extra years in good health, a study has found. The study, published in the journal Health Affairs, showed that people who refrain from engaging in risky health behaviours have a longer life than the … Read more Healthy lifestyle increases lifespan by 7 years: Study

7 Jackets That Can Handle Sneaky Cold Summer NIghts

  When the weather drops from 80 degrees to 55 degrees within hours (looking at you, San Francisco), you’re going to need a jacket that can handle drastic temperatures changes. Fabrication is key, so steer clear of heat-trapping synthetics and opt for cotton, linen, and other natural, breathable materials—trust us, your armpits will thank you. From hot … Read more 7 Jackets That Can Handle Sneaky Cold Summer NIghts