Agartala: To meet India's growing demand for natural rubber, the government is giving greater impetus to rubber cultivation in areas like Tripura, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said. Tripura is the second largest rubber producer in the country after Kerala.
The Guntur district administration has so far acquired nearly 2,500-3,000 acres from farmers for developing the new state capital around Vijayawada-Guntur stretch, Andhra Pradesh Information and Public Relations Minister Palle Raghunatha Reddy said on Saturday.
India has won a major victory at Geneva with the WTO accommodating its food security demands in a historic worldwide trade reform deal, which the government said was clinched without any conditions or concessions.
Seeking to further stimulate bilateral trade and investment, the Indo-US Trade Policy Forum, which met after a gap of four years, on Tuesday agreed to continue their engagement on visa related issues and enhance market access for agriculture products.
New Delhi; Criticising the way women are portrayed as a 'commodity' in the media, Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday called for self-regulation and urged stakeholders to exercise freedom of choice with a certain sense of discretion.
India`s strong leadership and negotiating from a position of strength on the food security issue paved the way for ending the impasse at the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said Friday.
The structure for social welfare spending under the new companies law is "absolutely well drafted" allowing corporates to spend money towards CSR activities without any ambiguity, government said on Wednesday.
Tightening its grip over illegal import of Chinese crackers which are reportedly flooding the Indian market, the Centre has issued a public notification warning importers and public of the legal consequences they would face if involved with it.