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Pakistan PM Abbasi hails CPEC as game changer 9.4.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Pakistan PM Abbasi hails CPEC as game changer
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EPCES to register members in two hours, launches user interface 9.4.2018 Latest News
The new system would also facilitate faster data collection for survey and feedback on policies
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EPCES launches new membership software application 9.4.2018 General News
Export Promotion Council fort EoUs and SEZs (EPCES) today said it has launched a new membership software application. The move would help EPCES members to digitally interact with the council. It would also help cut delays and reduce paperwork for the members, EPCES said in a statement. "The new system would facilitate tasks such as renewing their membership, applying for new or to download certificates," it added. Officiating Chairman EPCES Vinay Sharma said this endeavour is aimed at saving paper and promote hassle free work environment. There are about 7,000 export oriented units, special economic zones (SEZs) and SEZ developers across the country, out of which about 3,000 are enrolled with EPCES. ******************* Indian Overseas Bank, SMC Global Securities tie-up to offer e-trading facilities * State-owned Indian Overseas Bank today said it has entered into an agreement with SMC Global Securities for offering e-trading facilities to its customers anywhere in the country. In ...
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CPEC, a game changer for Pakistan: PM Abbasi 9.4.2018 General News
Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has branded the multi-billion dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) as a "game changer" for the country.Calling the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and CPEC "a transformative project representing economic cooperation between Islamabad and Beijing," Abbasi said that the BRI is "a truly global public good", which has been planned to benefit the people living in geographically distinct areas, the People's Daily reported.He also noted that the successful implementation of the BRI would lead to improved power lines, better roads and infrastructure and encouragement of the use of sustainable energy."As the flagship project of the BRI, CPEC epitomises the vision of the two countries for comprehensive and broad-based economic cooperation. The energy projects conceived under CPEC have alleviated the energy crisis in Pakistan and we have been successful in adding thousands of megawatts of electricity to the national grid," Abbasi ...
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Exporters to get GST refunds 9.4.2018 DNA: Opinion
The Goods and Services Tax (GST) refunds worth Rs 3,500 crore, stuck due to incorrect filings by exporters, will soon be released, government sources said. "There are claims to the tune of Rs 3,500 crore that are stuck in the GST Network (GSTN). This is because exporters have filed wrong claims. They have miscalculated domestic and export supplies. These will be released shortly," a senior finance ministry official said. The ministry has asked the GST authority to get the data from the Customs department and correct it manually. The exporters, however, peg the pending refunds at around Rs 7,000 to Rs 10,000 crore. "I hope the inaccuracies come down fast and the situation improves," Ajay Sahay, director general, Federation of Indian Exporters' Organisation (FIEO), said. There has been confusion among exporters while filing information regarding nil-rated goods, zero-rated supply and non-GST supply. "This has led to wrong information being provided by the exporters in the GSTR 1 and 3B forms," the official ...
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APSEZ doubles Gautam Adani-owned Dhamra Port capacity to 50 million tonne 7.4.2018 Latest News
Revised master plan envisaged port capacity at 315 MT with 35 berths
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Adani Ports expands Dhamra Port capacity to 100 mtpa 7.4.2018 General News
Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd (APSEZ), India's largest port developer and part of the Adani Group, on Saturday inaugurated the Phase II expansion of Odisha's Dhamra Port, increasing its cargo handling capacity from 25 million tonne per annum (MPTA) to over 100 mtpa.
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Adani Ports inaugurates phase II of Dhamra Port 7.4.2018 General News
Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd, (APSEZ), India's largest port developer, today inaugurated the phase II expansion of Dhamra Port in Odisha. The expansion will help the company achieve its vision 2020 of 200 MMT, well ahead of time and we now aim to touch 500 MMT by the year 2025, APSEZ CEO Karan Adani said. The inauguration ceremony took place in the presence of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Nrusingha Charan Sahoo, Minister, Commerce and Transport, Gautam Adani, Chairman, Adani Group, and other dignitaries, APSEZ said in a statement. Patnaik said, "The Dhamra Port is a model of modern maritime trade in Odisha and a successful example of the PPP model. The industrial park being set up by Adani will unleash large scale industrialisation in the area and create employment opportunities". The expansion of Pahse II will not only make Dhamra India's largest port but will also serve as country's major gateway for trade with Southeast Asian nations, Gautam Adani said. The ...
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Invest in Nepal, PM Oli tells Indian industries 7.4.2018 Hindu: National
Areas like infrastructure, tourism hold huge opportunities
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Invest in Nepal, Oli tells Indian industries 6.4.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Areas like infrastructure, tourism hold huge opportunities
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Nepal seeks investments from India 6.4.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Nepal seeks investments from India
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MMTC sets the ball rolling for minor mineral exports, trading of drugs 6.4.2018 Latest News
MMTC has offered to provide support to about 200 jewellery MSME exporters by supplying gold for export promotion through SEZ (Special Economic Zone) at Sitapura near jaipur and Noida
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Vadapalanji IT park to function soon 6.4.2018 Hindu: News
‘Space is still available and companies interested in setting up offices here can approach ELCOT’
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India, Azerbaijan agree for global action on terrorism 4.4.2018 General News
India and Azerbaijan on Wednesday agreed for a global and concerted action to combat terrorism, stating that both sides had zero tolerance on the issue.At a joint press meet with her Azerbaijani counterpart, Elmar Mammadyarov, External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj said, "India and Azerbaijan shared the view that terrorism in all its forms and manifestations is a global scourge that requires global action in the spirit of zero tolerance, including by rooting out terrorist safe havens, disrupting terrorist networks, and financing channels and halting cross-border movement of terrorists."She underlined that New Delhi was seeking to consolidate and strengthening its relations with Baku in various sectors."The Government of India is committed to working closely with the Government of Azerbaijan to build a reliable, strong, vibrant and mutually beneficial partnership," Swaraj continued.Stressing on the close relations between the two countries, the EAM said that New Delhi and Baku ..
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HC seeks CBI response on plea alleging over-invoicing by power firms 4.4.2018 General News
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked the CBI to submit status report on a plea over alleged over-invoicing of equipment and fuel imported for power plants by the electricity generating companies of Adani and Essar groups.
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PIL on over-invoicing by power firms: Delhi HC seeks CBI probe status 4.4.2018 General News
The Delhi High Court today sought the CBI's response on its inquiry into alleged over-invoicing of coal and equipment imported by power generating companies of Adani group for its plants. A bench of justices S Ravindra Bhat and A K Chawla also asked the agency to indicate on the affidavit the status of the FIR registered by it against state-run entities -- Metals and Minerals Trading Corporation (MMTC) and National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) -- in connection with alleged over-invoicing of coal imports. The court further asked the CBI to state what steps it has taken on the alert issued by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) allegedly naming 40 other entities which have indulged in over-invoicing of the fuel and equipment for power plants. The bench asked the agency to file the affidavit within two weeks and listed the matter for further hearing on May 1. Meanwhile, the Centre, represented by its standing counsel Ravi Prakash and advocate Farman Ali, said it needed more
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China to develop Bangladesh industrial zone as part of South Asia push 4.4.2018 General News
DHAKA (Reuters) - China is developing a 750-acre industrial park in Bangladesh which will largely be used by Chinese manufacturing firms, a Chinese official said on Wednesday, part of its push to expand links with South Asia and beyond.
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Adani plea for more time rejected 4.4.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
It has sought 16-month extension to commission Phase I of Vizhinjam seaport project
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Adani Ports offers Rs five lakh each to families of cyclone 3.4.2018 General News
Adani Ports and SEZ private Ltd, which is developing the Vizhinjam International Seaport near here, today offered Rs five lakh each to the families of those killed in the Ockhi cyclone that hit the Kerala coast in November last year. The decision was taken during a meeting between Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and Adani Ports SEZ CEO Karan Adani here. More than 70 persons, mostly fishermen, had lost their lives in the cyclone. The Kerala government had already announced a financial assistance of Rs 22 lakh each to be families of the victims while the Centre Rs 2 lakh each, an official release said. The meeting between Vijayan Karan Adani assumes significance in the wake of the company seeking an extension of contract period for the completion of the Rs 7,525 crore project. The government had stated in the assembly that it would not accept the arguments put forward by the company for the extension of contract period. The company had pointed out the damage caused to the
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Haryana doubles chowkidars' allowance 2.4.2018 General News
The Haryana government has decided to double the monthly allowance for chowkidars (watchmen), from Rs 3,500 to Rs 7,000 to be effective from April 1, 2018. Making the announcement at a state-level Chowkidar meet in Hisar today, Chief Minister Lal Manohar Khattar said that from now onwards, the chowkidars would get uniform allowance of Rs 2,500 instead of Rs 2,000 and Rs 1,000 instead of Rs 750 earlier for stick, battery, whistle and umbrella. He also announced that they would be provided bicycles within three months. The chief minister also announced that those chowkidars who were removed from the services during the period from 2014 to 2017 but kept on discharging their services during these years would be provided their full salaries. Referring to future recruitment, Khattar said the state government was soon going to advertise the posts of group D category in which there would be no interview and selection would be made on the basis of written examination. Addressing the ...
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