Paid with the country’s near-worthless bank notes, so-called artisan miners in turn supply the government with hard currency to purchase badly needed imports of food and hygiene products. Venezuela sells most of its gold to Turkish refineries, then uses... read more
According to sections 330, 331, 335 and 336 of the Haryana Municipal Corporation Act of 1994, all businesses operating within the MCG’s jurisdiction are required to obtain a trade licence from the corporation. read more
Captain Min Min, a Buddhist from Myanmar, looks on as a stream of Muslim Rohingya labourers zig-zag up narrow gangplanks hauling sacks of ginger from his boat onto Bangladeshi soil -- one of many seizing the economic opportunities presented by a refugee crisis. “I don’t worry about conflict... everything is just business,” the ethnic Rakhine skipper said waiting for his nine-tonne cargo to be unloaded.
Finance minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday said the GST collection figure of Rs 96,483 crore is in line with the government’s target and it is set to increase further in the coming months with rise in compliance and market demand. read more
We have always emphasised that a combination of a fair implementation of law coupled with a people-inspired campaign is a way to go. We have relentlessly encouraged the self-help groups and public representatives to demonstrate ‘social leadership’ and... read more
From automobiles to packaged consumer goods makers, companies are poised to report strong, double-digit growth in sales for the third straight quarters in the three months ended June, the first quarter of the current financial year. read more
Male sex hormone testosterone, says a study, influences men to buy expensive products from luxury brands.Owning status products, for men, is a strategy to signal their rank within social hierarchies. read more
A gauge of 255 consumer discretionary companies compiled by S&P BSE gained 54% last year on optimism of a revival in demand after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s cash prohibitions in late 2016 and the the roll out of a nationwide sales tax in July. read more