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90% of wood for paper grown by farmers in India 15.1.2019 Financial Chronicle
Chennai Paper industry has always been criticised for destroying forests and precious trees. However, 90 per cent of the demand for wood in India for the paper industry is met with farm forestry or using trees specifically planted for the industry. According to Indian Paper Manufacturers Association, the wood for manufacturing of paper comes from cultivated trees grown by farmers. Paper Industry in India is not a forest-based industry, but an agro-based industry, providing jobs and income to lakhs of farmers. The agro forestry initiative of paper industry spreads across approximately nine lakh hectares and over 90 per cent of the demand for wood by the industry is sourced from these trees. About five lakh farmers are productively employed in this farm forestry initiative. No other industry has undertaken work of a similar nature on such a large scale anywhere in the country, claimed IPMA.  “We have effectively tried to counter the myth that use of paper implies cutting of forests which is not the case at ...
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Want good relations with Pakistan but they house the enemy: Donald Trump 3.1.2019 Zee News : World
Donald Trump maintains that Pakistan has not been fair to the US but said he will have a meeting with the country's leadership "very soon."
After giving ‘bigger voice’ to India, Modi’s foreign policy to focus ‘Task navigating’ in 2019 & beyond 1.1.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, After ‘success’ in a big way in reviving normal relations with China, maintaining harmony in the neighbourhood and improving ties with big players the US and Russia, in 2019 and beyond the Indian foreign policy will have to focus on task navigating. “Task navigating will be a major task….Given good relations with Russia and […]
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Impact of Trade Agreements 1.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Some industry associations including those relating to steel have expressed concerns on imports under bilateral free trade agreements with Japan, Korea and ASEAN. However, steel imports from these countries include high grade steel, which are not manufactured domestically.
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Benefits of RCEP Agreement 1.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), which is a proposed Free Trade Agreement between ten ASEAN member states and their six Free Trade Agreement (FTA) partners namely India, Australia, China, Japan, New Zealand and Republic of Korea, is expected to provide market access for India’s goods and services exports and encourage greater investments and technology into India.
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‘Coal is dead’ but US firm’s decision to sue Canadian government shows lawsuits are just beginning 21.12.2018 Scroll.in
Westmoreland Coal’s move stems from Alberta's climate policy to phase out the fossil fuel.
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Year End Review - 2018: Department of Science and Technology 17.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
India is one of the top-ranking countries in the field of basic research. The year 2018 saw Indian Science getting further recognized as one of the most powerful instruments of growth and development, especially in the emerging scenario and competitive economy.
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Factbox: What happens if the U.S. terminates NAFTA 5.12.2018 Reuters: Money News
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would soon give formal notice to the U.S. Congress to terminate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), giving lawmakers six months to approve a new trade deal between the United States, Mexico and Canada to replace ...
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Canada says it takes Trump's talk of NAFTA withdrawal seriously 3.12.2018 Reuters: Money News
Canada takes U.S. President Donald Trump's comments about pulling out of NAFTA seriously and has no indication when the White House might act, Finance Minister Bill Morneau said on Monday.
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"New Deal Or No Deal": Trump Tells US Congress He Will Terminate NAFTA 2.12.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
US President Donald Trump said on Saturday he will give formal notice to the US Congress in the near future to terminate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), giving six months for...
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U.S., Canada, Mexico sign trade deal, Trump shrugs off Congress hurdle 30.11.2018 Reuters: World News
The United States, Canada and Mexico signed a North American trade pact on Friday, and President Donald Trump brushed aside difficulties he may have in getting the deal through U.S. Congress, where opposition Democrats will control one of its two ...
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India-ASEAN InnoTech Summit here, organised by FICCI 30.11.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Nov 30 (NewsVoir): Union Minister of Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, today called upon the scientific community in India and ASEAN member states to intensify
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Suresh Prabhu urges textiles industry to prepare road map for boosting exports 28.11.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu, urged the textiles industry to prepare a road map in order to tap into the export market. Addressing a Global Conclave of Confederation of IndianTextile Industry in New Delhi today, Suresh Prabhu said that Government is willingto extend all possible support to the textiles industry.
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Mexico To Bestow Top Honor On Trump Son-In-Law, Sparking Twitter Outcry 28.11.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Mexico's outgoing government said on Tuesday it would bestow the country's top honor for foreigners on Jared Kushner, U.S. President Donald Trump's son-in-law, a decision quickly met with derision by...
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U.S. Republican senators urge vote on new NAFTA deal this year 22.11.2018 Reuters: Money News
Twelve U.S. Republican Senators on Wednesday urged President Donald Trump to submit the deal to update the North American Free Trade Agreement to Congress for passage by year-end, before Democrats assume control of the House of ...
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EU Unveils Strategy For Ramping Up Ties With India 21.11.2018 NDTV News - Latest
The European Union Wednesday unveiled a 'strategy paper' outlining the broad contours to significantly scale up ties with India in a plethora of areas like investment, infrastructure, defence,...
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India On "Top Of EU's External Agenda Priorities", Says Envoy 21.11.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
India tops the external agenda priorities of the European Union (EU), Tomasz Kozlowski, EU Ambassador to India, said today after the bloc adopted a Joint Communication that sets out its vision for...
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Pollution a global challenge, will work with India to find solution: EU Ambassador 21.11.2018 Zee News : India National
With the air quality of national capital deteriorating, the European Union's Ambassador to India Tomasz Kozlowski on Wednesday said that pollution is a global problem. 
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Maldives set to pull out of free trade deal with China, says it was a ‘mistake’ 20.11.2018 Zee News : World
It is the latest sign of a backlash against China in the Maldives, best-known for its luxury resorts on palm-fringed coral islands.
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Trade Deal With China A "Mistake", Maldives Set To Pull Out: Lawmaker 19.11.2018 NDTV News - Latest
The Maldives' new government will pull out of a free trade agreement (FTA) with China because it was a mistake for the tiny nation to strike such a pact with the world's second biggest economy, the...
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