Jewellery body urges govt to reduce import duty on cut & polished diamonds

The Gems & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) today said it has urged the government to reduce import duty on cut and polished diamonds announced recently. “We have urged the government to roll back import duty on cut & polished diamonds from 5 per cent to 2.5 per cent. We have also urged the government to review … Read more Jewellery body urges govt to reduce import duty on cut & polished diamonds

PM Modi Expresses Concern Over Diabetes Among Children, Urges Healthy Lifestyle

NEW DELHI:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday expressed concerns over children diagnosed with lifestyle diseases like diabetes and urged families to maintain a healthy lifestyle by doing regular physical activities and yoga. “Diseases that would earlier occur in old age only are now catching up with children. I get shocked to learn that children are … Read more PM Modi Expresses Concern Over Diabetes Among Children, Urges Healthy Lifestyle

LG urges islanders to maintain healthy lifestyle, keep isles speckless

Islanders woke up for an energized Sunday to participate in the ‘Make My Trip -Andaman Marathon 2017’, organized by the Andaman Chamber of Commerce in association with the Directorate of Sports & Youth Affairs. The marathon was flagged off by the Lt. Governor, A&N Islands, Prof. Jagdish Mukhi from the National Memorial Cellular Jail this … Read more LG urges islanders to maintain healthy lifestyle, keep isles speckless

TEA urges SIMA not to upsurge cotton yarn prices

Dr. A. Sakthivel, President, Tirupur Exporters Association (TEA) has appealed M. Senthilkumar, Chairman, Southern India Mills’ Association (SIMA) to direct their members not to increase yarn prices as this will affect the Tirupur garment export sector. “The mills resorted to increasing of hosiery yarn prices due to growing cotton prices. But, now the cotton prices … Read more TEA urges SIMA not to upsurge cotton yarn prices