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There are several sari shops in UK towns such as Leicester, Birmingham and Manchester (representational image)(HT file photo)

Indian sari firm Nalli opens shop in London

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON OCT 13, 2020 05:58 PM IST
There are several sari shops in UK towns such as Leicester, Birmingham and Manchester, catering to the community’s demand primarily during the wedding and festive seasons.
TRAFFIC’s report found Indonesia caught the most sharks – with an annual average of 1,10,737 MT– followed by Spain (78,443 MT) and India (67,391 MT). In its 2013 study, TRAFFIC had found that between 2002 and 2011, India ranked second after Indonesia in terms of global catches of sharks.(HT image)
TRAFFIC’s report found Indonesia caught the most sharks – with an annual average of 1,10,737 MT– followed by Spain (78,443 MT) and India (67,391 MT). In its 2013 study, TRAFFIC had found that between 2002 and 2011, India ranked second after Indonesia in terms of global catches of sharks.(HT image)

India third largest shark catcher in world from 2007-2017: TRAFFIC report

Mumbai | By Badri Chatterjee
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2019 02:33 AM IST
Factors like excess fishing, overexploitation, high juvenile by-catch, low recovery of species caught, and lack of awareness also contribute to the high number of sharks caught in India in spite of a government ban.
More than 2,300 endangered tigers have been killed and illegally trafficked since the turn of the century.(AP Photo)
More than 2,300 endangered tigers have been killed and illegally trafficked since the turn of the century.(AP Photo)

More than 2,300 tigers killed and trafficked this century: Report

Geneva | By Agence France-Presse
PUBLISHED ON AUG 21, 2019 05:19 PM IST
With an average of more than 120 illegally trafficked tigers seized each year -- which amounts to over two each week -- since year 2000, conservation group Traffic warned there was little sign of respite for the species.
Liquor shop in spencers store gurgaon,24/08/2010. photo:pradeep gaur/mint(Image for representation.)
Liquor shop in spencers store gurgaon,24/08/2010. photo:pradeep gaur/mint(Image for representation.)

‘Massive’ demand ups UK drinks exports to India

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2019 05:34 PM IST
There has been a 49.2 per cent increase in the export of Scotch whisky, gin and other UK drinks to India during the year ending February 2019, the Department of International Trade said on Thursday, describing the demand in India as “a massive increase”.
The exports to India grew 19.3% (amounting to £8 billion), compared to the UK’s exports to Japan (7.9%), China (4.6%), and Canada (4.2%).(AFP File Photo)
The exports to India grew 19.3% (amounting to £8 billion), compared to the UK’s exports to Japan (7.9%), China (4.6%), and Canada (4.2%).(AFP File Photo)

UK’s exports to India register fastest increase among non-EU partners

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2019 06:50 PM IST
In the four quarters to the end of Q4 2018, £7.7 billion (61.9%) of all UK imports from India were goods and £4.8 billion (38.1%) were services.
India is among the key countries Britain’s Theresa May (pictured) government is keen to enhance trade with and enter into a free trade agreement, in order to compensate for economic losses that will follow its exit from the European Single Market.(AFP)
India is among the key countries Britain’s Theresa May (pictured) government is keen to enhance trade with and enter into a free trade agreement, in order to compensate for economic losses that will follow its exit from the European Single Market.(AFP)

UK says exports to India growing faster than to EU

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar, London
UPDATED ON JUN 30, 2018 09:59 AM IST
Brexit-bound Britain has seen exports to India grow faster than those to the European Union, based on the latest balance of payments statistics released by the Office for National Statistics on Friday, which showed exports of UK goods and services rising to a record £620.2 billion.
Police chasing away agitating truck drivers at the Mahadipur land port in Malda district in Bengal on Monday.(HT Photo)
Police chasing away agitating truck drivers at the Mahadipur land port in Malda district in Bengal on Monday.(HT Photo)

Indo-Bangla trade through Bengal port hit for hours as truckers agitate against ‘goonda tax’

Hindusatn Times | By Sreyasi Pal, Malda
PUBLISHED ON APR 09, 2018 05:31 PM IST
On an average, 400 trucks enter Bangladesh everyday only through the Mahadipur port. The quantum of extortion money runs into crores of rupees, the truckers alleged.
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