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NHAI Creates National Highways Investment Promotion Cell

    New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: The National Highways Authority of India has created a National Highways Investment Promotion Cell (NHIPC) for attracting domestic and foreign investment for highways projects. The cell will focus on engaging with global institution investors, construction companies, developers and fund managers for building …

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Government Increases Import Duty on Chana, Masoor

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: Government has decided to impose 30% import duty on Chana (Chickpeas) and Masoor (Lentils), with immediate effect. Production of Chana (Chickpeas) and Masoor (Lentils) are expected to be high during the forthcoming Rabi season, and cheap imports, if allowed unabated, are likely to adversely …

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PM Narendra Modi Dedicates INS Kalvari to the Nation

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: The Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi, on 14 December dedicated the naval submarine INS Kalvari to the nation, at a function in Mumbai. Congratulating the people of India on this occasion, the Prime Minister described INS Kalvari as a prime example of “Make in India.” …

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Exports Back in Positive Territory With a Bang: FIEO

    New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: Responding to the Trade Data for the month of November, 2017, showing a sharp increase of 31%, Mr Ganesh Kumar Gupta, President, FIEO said that the global demand has surprised with its strength. The positive growth in exports in November, 2017 have …

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ITC, UNCTAD, WTO launch Global Trade Helpdesk

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The International Trade Centre (ITC), the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and the WTO have unveiled an innovative tool to help businesses, in particular smaller firms, benefit from trade. Accessible through a new online hub – HelpMeTrade.org – the Global Trade Helpdesk …

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President Kovind Honours Submarine Arm of Indian Navy

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: The President of India and the Supreme Commander of Indian Armed Forces, Mr Ram Nath Kovind awarded the President’s Colour to the Submarine Arm of the Indian Navy on 8 December 2017. The date of 8th December 2017 will remain etched in the history …

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Korean Register Launches Survey Services Using Drones

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Korean Register (KR) – an IACS member classification society – has announced that it is now conducting inspection services using drones, responding to the industry-wide trend to use more unmanned technology. The new service which has been successfully trialled and now launched, follows extensive collaboration …

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