Global Ayurveda Festival is held at Kozhikode from 31st January to 4th February, 2016. Sri Lankan Health Minister Dr Rajitha Senarathne inaugurated the third edition of Global Ayurveda Festival. GAF-III 2016 commences with a mega fortnight long Kerala Ayurveda fair in 14 districts and culminate with 5 days’ of International Seminar, Exhibition, Workshop, Business Meet […]
Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday announced the names of the first 20 cities selected to be developed as smart cities. The capital of Odisha, Bhubaneswar topping the list and Pune and Jaipur coming in second and third respectively. These 20 smart cities will get the funds first to kickstart their development process […]
The United Planters’ Association of Southern India, UPASI asks Centre to ban import of natural rubber, through all channels until domestic price stabilises at affordable levels for domestic farmers. Earlier government took a decision to enforce port restrictions in imports and ban duty-free imports till March 2016.
China steel output drops for the first time since 1991. China is the largest producer of steel. Mills in China, which make half of the total global steel supply, produced less last year. As local demand dropped considerably, prices sank and producers struggled with overcapacity. As the iron ore price sinks into the $30s, thousands of […]
Iran reentered the global economy as years of crippling international sanctions ended in exchange for the verified disabling of much of its nuclear infrastructure. Earlier, Iran sent a major shipment of low-enriched uranium materials to Russia, a key step in Tehran’s implementation of historic nuclear agreement with world powers.
The inauguration of first phase of the Smart City, Kochi will be held in February 2016. The 47th meeting of the Board of Directors of SCK in Dubai took the decision in this regard. Kerala IT and Industries Minister P.K. Kunhalikutty has led the state IT delegation in talks with joint venture partner Dubai Holdings […]
The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in association with the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Ministry of Commerce and Industry and the State Government of Andhra Pradesh presents the 22nd edition of the Partnership Summit- Partnership Summit 2016 – from 10 – 12 January 2016 at APIIC Ground, Harbour Park, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. The […]
World Bank says India will be the fastest growing economy in 2016 with a predictable growth rate of 7.8%, outshine China. In 2017 and 2018, growth rate may touch 7.9 per cent. Uncertainty in global economy is not going to affect India as India is well-cushioned after the China rout.
China share trading halted after market tumbles more than 7 percent on further currency weakness as government rescue efforts failed to tackle selling of shares. The benchmark Shanghai Composite index fell by 6.9% and Shenzhen Composite fell by more than 8%.Since the shares continued to fall, leading regulators decided to end trading early.All the Asian markets […]
Falling rubber price is a major challenge for the cultivators and Kerala economy. The major reason for decline in rubber price is the fall of crude oil prices. As a result, cost of synthetic rubber is declining and tyre companies are happy to import synthetic rubber. Apart from this, the Free Trade Agreement between India and […]