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Free birthstone session by Rupa Batra PANAJI: Shobha Jewellers Panaji, is conducting a free birthstone session in collaboration with India’s celebrity Vastu, Fengshui and Astro expert Dr Rupa Batra on August 25 and 26 at Shobha Jewellers, located at 18th June Road, Panaji. From 11am to 7 pm. Interested participants may book their slots in advance and  find out which ... Read More »

India needs to improve its wage policies for inclusive growth: ILO

IANS   NEW DELHI The International Labour Organisation (ILO) on Monday said that India needs to improve its wage policies to promote “inclusive growth” even as low pay, gender wage gap and informality remain pervasive. “Low pay and wage inequality remain a serious challenge to India’s path to achieving decent working conditions and inclusive growth,” ILO said in its ‘India ... Read More »

Himachal scaling up farming, nature’s way

IANS   SHIMLA Himachal Pradesh, the country’s fruit and off-season vegetable bowl, has launched a scheme this year to scale up zero-budget natural farming, a chemical-free method, with Governor Acharya Devvrat taking the lead to sow the seeds of sustainability through nature’s way. The state has adopted a zero-budget natural farming model, promoted by Padma Shri Subhash Palekar from Maharashtra, ... Read More »

All India traders strike against Walmart-Flipkart deal: CAIT

IANS   NEW DELHI The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) on Monday called for an all India traders strike against the Walmart-Flipkart deal on September 28. “We are organising a ‘Bharat Trade Bandh’ (All India Traders Strike) on September 28 against the Walmart-Flipkart deal. We want the government to nullify the deal as it is against the sector,” CAIT ... Read More »

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Godrej launches ‘Protekt Mr Magic’ liquid handwash MUMBAI: Godrej Consumer Products Limited has unveiled ‘Protekt Mr Magic’, the first-ever powder to liquid handwash priced at just Rs 15. Sunil Kataria, CEO – India & SAARC, Godrej Consumer Products Limited (GCPL) said, “Protekt Mr Magic, the first-ever powder to liquid handwash, is infused with natural ingredients like Neem and Aloe Vera. With ... Read More »

Bangladesh looks to increase power import from India

KOLKATA: Bangladesh, which is importing around 700 megawatt (mw) of power from India, is looking to ramp up its electricity import from the country, an official of the neighbouring nation said here on Friday. Please like & share: Read More »

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3-day Aahar Expo gets underway PANAJI: A 3-day food, catering and hospitality event, Aahar Ways Expo 2018 is underway at the Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Stadium, and will be open for public until August 19. Please like & share: Read More »

Comfortable forex reserves to deal with undue volatility: Jaitley

NEW DELHI: A day after the rupee plunged below the historic 70-level, Union Minister Arun Jaitley said India has comfortable foreign exchange reserves to deal with any undue volatility in the currency market and developments are being closely monitored. Please like & share: Read More »