Day: July 11, 2019

In a first, Centre approves quarantine facility of Australian Merino in JK

open view news desk SRINAGAR, JULY 11: In a major boost to improve the quality of sheep in J&K, Government of India for the first time has approved quarantine facility of imported Australian Merino sheep in J&K instead of earlier practice of quarantine at a Delhi facility.  A […]

Rahul Gandhi to appear before Ahmedabad court in defamation case

Ahmedabad, Jul 11: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will appear before a metropolitan magistrate’s court here Friday for the hearing of a criminal defamation suit filed against him by Ahmedabad District Cooperative Bank and its chairman Ajay Patel. Gandhi would appear before the court, said Gujarat Congress spokesperson Manish Doshi. […]

14 killed, 79 injured in Pakistan train collision

Lahore, Jul 11: At least 14 passengers were killed and 79 others injured on Thursday when an express train rammed into a stationery freight train in Pakistan’s Punjab province, officials said. The Quetta bound Akbar Express collided with the stationary freight train at the Walhar Railway Station in Sadiqabad […]

India to receive below-average monsoon rains in next two weeks

MUMBAI – India may receive below-average rainfall in the next two weeks with a large deficit in the soybean and cotton growing central and western regions, a weather department official said on Thursday, raising concerns over the output of summer-sown crops. Monsoon rains are crucial for farm output […]

India-U.S. trade talks to restart Friday with little sign of compromise

NEW DELHI – Indian and U.S. trade negotiators will meet on Friday, with little sign of a compromise on a series of protectionist measures taken by the two governments in recent months that have strained ties between the strategic partners. U.S. President Donald Trump has been putting pressure […]

Exclusive: Walmart told U.S. government India e-commerce rules regressive, warned of trade impact

NEW DELHI – Walmart told the U.S. government privately in January that India’s new investment rules for e-commerce were regressive and had the potential to hurt trade ties, a company document seen by Reuters showed. The lobbying effort yielded no result at the time – India implemented the […]

Shri Mansukh Mandaviya to flag off vessel with Bhutan cargo to Bangladesh

via Indian Inland Waterways tomorrow Movement first of its kind – connects landlocked Bhutan to Bangladesh open view news desk Taking ahead the Prime Minister’s vision of promoting Inland Waterways, Minister of State for Shipping (Independent Charge) and Chemical & Fertilizers, Shri Mansukh Mandaviya will flag off an inland waterways […]

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