Friday, 2 December, 2022
TopicPiyush Goyal

Topic: Piyush Goyal

As Australia clears free trade pact, India hopes to tap into its minerals, curb reliance on China

Australian Parliament ratifies Australia-India Economic Cooperation & Trade Agreement as Delhi, Canberra aim to take on Beijing in two-way trade.

Trade Minister Piyush Goyal says all Free Trade Agreement talks ‘on track’ with UK

Goyal, speaking hours after Liz Truss announced her resignation as Britain's PM, said India will "wait and watch" the situation following the change in British leadership.

Decriminalisation bill can end Inspector Raj and create jobs, wealth and large enterprises

India’s predatory and rent-seeking policy infrastructure ensures that businesses choose to remain under the regulatory radar.

Jammu & Kashmir receives 16.2 million tourists this year, highest in 75 years

This is the highest tourists the region has received since India's independence. PM Modi's government calls it a sign of economic development in the strife-torn region.

Deadlock ends in Lok Sabha as 4 Congress MPs’ suspension revoked

Speaker Om Birla gave them a ‘last chance’, warned every one of strict consequences if they brought in placards to the House.

‘Nucleus of gem & jewellery sector’ — how upcoming Rs 70cr project in Mumbai could help industry

Industry Minister Piyush Goyal has laid the foundation stone for a Common Facility Centre in Mumbai’s SEEPZ-SEZ, which aims to push India’s gem and jewellery exports.

E-retail firm Shopee is ‘Chinese, entered India illegally’: Traders’ body wants action from govt

In a letter to Nirmala Sitharaman and Piyush Goyal as well as Competition Commission of India, CAIT alleges Shopee came to India under complex structure to hoodwink govt. 

India’s last-minute RCEP exit smart & shrewd move, former Australia PM Tony Abbott says

New Delhi and Canberra can clinch a ‘bigger rather than smaller’ early harvest trade deal by end of 2021 or early 2022, which will be followed by a larger FTA, says Tony Abbott.

Piyush Goyal meets US counterpart Katherine Tai to deepen countries’ trade relationship

On her two-day visit to India, US Trade Representative Tai, along with her deputy Sarah Bianchi, will also participate in the United States-India Trade Policy Forum.

Piyush Goyal calls for India, US to expand strategic partnership to economy and trade

At a summit hosted by US-India Business Council, Goyal also said that the US can use India as a 'manufacturing base' to grow its economy.

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Prannoy Roy in Abu Dhabi

You can call NDTV elitist, anglicised. But it defended democracy, gave us Ravish Kumar

In all these years of covering elections on NDTV, I do not recall a single occasion when I was asked or even hinted to say or not say something. I disagreed with Prannoy Roy off-screen and on-screen and that was never a problem.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.