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November 2, 2017 7:15 AM With China flexing muscle in seas, India guards all entry, exit points of Indian Ocean: Navy chief

With China flexing its muscle in the seas, India now guards every entry and exit point of the Indian Ocean, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba has said. India now guards every entry and exit point of the Indian Ocean - one of the most militarised regions of the world with at least 100 warships, including those of the Chinese People's Liberation 49

September 1, 2017 9:00 PM Major Cabinet, BJP rejig begins for 2019 polls

The ministers who are holding dual portfolios such as Arun Jaitley, Smriti Irani, Harsh Vadhan are likely to be relieved from one ministry. Union Ministers Uma Bharati, Radha Mohan Singh, Giriraj Singh, Kalraj Mishra, Nirmala Sitharaman, Mahendra Nath Pandey, Faggan Singh Kulaste and Sanjiv Baliyan have offered to quit to pave way for the Cabinet reshuffle

October 26, 2016 10:58 AM Ease of Doing Business: Nirmala Sitharaman Says Disappointed at Low Rank

New Delhi: Expressing disappointment at India's rank remaining low in terms of ease of doing business, Union minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said the efforts and reforms undertaken by the Centre and states have not been adequately captured in the ranking released by the World Bank. "I am a bit disappointed. Not only the government of India 5

October 26, 2016 10:20 AM We are in the process of completing the entire GST reform, but it will roll out on 1st April 2017: Nirmala Sitharaman

In an exclusive interview with ET Now, Nirmala Sitharaman,Commerce Minister, says that Credit is something which is not in the government's hands, government is working with the banks to ease the procedures on that. ET Now: India's ranking in the World Bank's Annual Doing Business survey improved by just one notch to 130 in its 2017 report, highliting 2

December 21, 2015 12:18 PM Civil society experts flays govt for 'getting nothing' at WTO

Civil society groups and trade experts today criticised the government on the outcome of the WTO's Nairobi Ministerial meeting, saying India has got "nothing" in this meet. They said that Indian negotiating team was not able to stand firm on their demands related to the special safeguard mechanism, new issues being pushed by developed nations and on public 8

December 21, 2015 2:17 AM Government to respond to WTO’s ‘Nairobi package’ in Parliament

Experts and NGOs say Nairobi outcomes favour rich countries and effectively end Doha Round In the backdrop of a political intrigue surrounding the World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) final Ministerial Declaration at the recently-concluded meet in the Kenyan capital, Commerce Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, is likely to make a statement in Parliament tomorrow 7

December 20, 2015 5:15 AM WTO talks in Nairobi concludes with breakthrough on farm subsidies; India says 'disappointed' on Doha issues

Nairobi: India on Saturday expressed its "thorough" disappointment over non-reaffirmation to conclude 14-year-old Doha Round pacts, even as the five-day WTO meeting here managed to win a commitment to allow developing nations to use special safeguards to protect farmers against import surges. After hectic negotiations for five consecutive days here -- exceeding 2

December 19, 2015 11:30 PM WTO talks conclude; India disappointed

NEW DELHI: After hectic negotiations for five days--exceeding the scheduled closing by almost 24 hours--the WTO Trade Ministers concluded their talks this evening without any commitment by rich countries to check subsidies. The objective of the talks was to lower barriers, increase trade and help developing countries. A large majority of countries wanted 5

December 19, 2015 4:17 AM Consensus eludes WTO; India protests checks on farm export sops

Any consensus was elusive at the WTO on Friday night, on major agriculture-related issues as India lodged a strong protest against any move to eliminate farm export subsidies without safeguarding the interest of developing nations. The disagreement of the developing nations' bloc, led by India and China, with the views of the rich nations including the US posed 12

December 16, 2015 6:06 PM WTO: India says no convergence on export competition pact

With rich countries pushing for a deal at WTO on phasing out export subsidies, India today asserted there is little convergence of views among members of the global trade body on this issue and objected to any such pact without a permanent solution to farm subsidies. "We are disappointed at the cavalier manner in which these issues are being pushed into the future 3