Finland's parliament picks world’s youngest sitting premier
Finland’s parliament chose Sanna Marin as the country's new prime minister Tuesday, making the 34-year-old the world’s youngest sitting head of government. Marin is heading a five-party, center-left coalition. The four other parties in the coalition are headed by women — three of whom are in their early 30s.
Johnson leads polls as election enters final days
Polls show his Conservative Party on course to win a majority, which would mean Parliament ...
Firms may get up to 2 yrs to comply with Data Law
A committee led by the retired Supreme Court judge had in July 2018 submitted the draft Bil...
Indonesia plans to divert palm oil exports to India if EU cuts imports
The world’s largest producer of palm oil, is focusing big on exports to countries like India and China to overcome the likely setback it may face from the European Union, which may cut down on imports of palm oil products.
Government orders import of 4000 tonnes onions
The consumer affairs department has also directed MMTC to issue three more tenders for import of Onions, out of which two tenders are country specific namely Turkey and European Union and one is a global tender. Each of these tenders are for 5,000 tonnes.
Air India starts compensating flyers for 49-hour delay
Air India has paid a compensation of €600( approx Rs 47,700) each to several passengers for the delay in its London to Mumbai flight on May 28.
View: India’s economy needs PM Modi to reinvent himself — again
Modi has already reinvented himself once, from a business-friendly CM to a welfarist PM.
India's apparel exports to EU face a duty disadvantage: Smriti Irani
India's exports of textile and apparel sector (including handicrafts) have increased from USD 39.3 billion (around Rs ) in 2017-18 to USD 40.4 billion in 2018-19," Irani said in a written reply to the Lok Sabha.
India seeks review of FTAs with ASEAN, Japan: Goyal
Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal said that eight rounds of negotiations have been held with South Korea for upgrading the existing comprehensive FTA.
UK witnesses increase of 63 per cent student visas from India
The latest statistics released by the UK's Office for National Statistics (ONS) reveal that 30,550 Indian students received a Tier 4 Study Visa for the year ending September 2019, up from nearly 18,730 the previous year.
Rice export prices drop to the lowest in five years
Iran used to buy a quarter of India’s annual basmati exports of 4-4.5 million tonnes.
Probe finds SKF, Schaeffler, Tata Steel units colluded on bearings prices
An investigation by the Competition Commission of India, which began in 2017, has concluded that Tata Steel, SKF & Schaeffler colluded on pricing of bearing. India's bearings market is worth $1.3 billion, according to ICRA Research. CCI can fine firms up to three times the profit made in each year of wrongdoing or 10% of revenue, whichever is higher.
UK's Johnson promises Brexit for Christmas in manifesto
With less than three weeks before Britain heads to the polls on Dec. 12, the governing Conservatives and opposition Labour are trying to tempt voters with different visions but several pledges to spend more on public services.
US official denies knowing Ukraine aid linked to Biden probe
In public testimony before the House impeachment inquiry, Kurt Volker said he understands now, thanks to hindsight and the testimony of other witnesses, that Trump was using the aid to pressure Ukraine to investigate Biden's son, Hunter, and his role on the board of a Ukrainian gas company, Burisma.
Understand India’s security preoccupations in Kashmir: Federica Mogherini
The EU is the first trade and investment partner of India. More than 6,000 European firms are established in India. But there is much more that we can do to unleash the full potential of our economic partnership, including by working together towards ambitious, balanced and mutually beneficial trade and investment agreements.
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