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Daily Archives: April 13, 2017

WTO Cautions Deep Uncertainty in Trade Activity

New York (ABC Live):While forecasting that growth in the volume of global merchandise trade is expected to rebound this year from its weak performance in 2016, the World Trade Organization (WTO) today cautioned that “deep uncertainty” about near-term economic and policy developments in some countries raise the risk that trade activity could be stifled. The WTO, which often cooperates with ... Read More »

UN Organizes International Day of Human Space Flight

New York (ABC Live):Human Space Flight :The United Nations today commemorated the International Day of Human Space Flight to celebrate the 56th anniversary of the first human space flight, which ushered in the beginning of the space era for mankind. “The International Day is an opportunity for us to recognize how much humanity has achieved thanks to international cooperation in ... Read More »

Cabinet Fixes Raw Jute Minimum Support Price

New Delhi (ABC Live): Raw Jute Minimum Support Price :The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for the increase in the Minimum Support Price (MSP) for raw Jute for 2017-18 season in order to protect the economic interests of the farmers. The CCEA has increased the Raw Jute Minimum ... Read More »

India Constitutes Nuclear Safety Regulatory Authority

New Delhi (ABC Live): Nuclear Safety Regulatory Authority  : In order to convert the functional independence of our national nuclear regulator, Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB), into de jure independence, the proposal for setting up a Nuclear Safety Regulatory Authority (NSRA) has been under consideration. Accordingly, Government had introduced the Nuclear Safety Regulatory Authority Bill, 2011 in the Lok Sabha ... Read More »

India Approves Target Plus Scheme for Exporters

New Delhi (ABC Live):Target Plus Scheme :The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the implementation of Supreme Court’s Judgment dated 27th October 2015 regarding Target Plus Scheme (TPS) 2004-09 in Civil Application No. 554 of 2006. The revenue implication under the TPS arising from the Hon’ble Supreme Curt’s Judgment is about Rs. 2700 crore. ... Read More »