DGFT extends deadline for exporters to submit applications for pending dues to Jan 31

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The government on Friday extended the last date for submitting applications to January 31, 2022 from December 31, 2021 for various export promotion schemes under the Foreign Trade Policy. The Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT), in a notification, said that after January 31, 2022 no further applications would be allowed to be submitted and … Read more

Mandu Mahotsav 2021-22 begins! What to expect at the festival to explore the ancient fort city of Madhya Pradesh

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Mandu Mahotsav 2021-22: Clock struck 5:30 am on Thursday and the inauguration celebrations of Mandu Mahotsav 2021-22 kicked off in Madhya Pradesh. Hot air ballooning marked the beginning of the inauguration and it was followed by the Mandu Cycling Tour, Heritage Tour as well as Mandu Instagram Tour. Mandu Mahotsav is a five-day festival, from … Read more

Foreign-owned assets in India increased by $37.3 bn during Sept quarter: RBI

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Foreign-owned assets in India increased by USD 37.3 billion in the September quarter while Indian residents’ overseas financial assets rose by USD 31.9 billion during the same period, RBI data showed on Friday. According to India’s International Investment Position (IIP), the liabilities stood at USD 1,258.9 billion during the July-September quarter as compared to USD … Read more

Manipur CM to take action against those misusing social media

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Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh has threatened to take action against those who misuse social media. The state government has come up with a special cyber-crime unit. After laying the foundation stone of Manipur state Haj House at Lilong in Thoubal district he said that decency must be maintained by one and all while … Read more

I-T raids Samajwadi Party’s Kannauj MLC as part of raids on Uttar Pradesh perfume traders

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The Income Tax department on Friday raided multiple premises linked to certain perfume traders in Uttar Pradesh, including an SP MLC from Kannauj, as part of a tax evasion investigation, official sources said. They said the searches are being conducted in Kannauj, Kanpur, the national capital region, Surat, Mumbai and few other places, and about … Read more

GitHub’s 2021 Octoverse Report Finds Devs Flourishing in Changing Times

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GitHub published its 2021 State of the Octoverse Report, outlining the ways developers are continuing to create code, accelerate projects, and collaborate as COVID-19 continues to transform work realities. Despite the ongoing shifts in how and where developers are operating, GitHub found coding milestones are actually being reached faster. This is due to a combination … Read more