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15% import duty on sugar still in vogue: Government

Posted on : Jul 11, 2014

The country's sugar production is expected to 24.3 million tonnes in 2013-14, as against 25.1 million tonnes in the last year.

US economic delegation to visit India

Posted on : Jul 11, 2014

The delegation, which is scheduled to be in India from July 12 to 18, would be visiting New Delhi, Mumbai and Hyderabad.

World Bank to give $153 million loan for Odisha project

Posted on : Jul 11, 2014

India has inked a loan agreement with World Bank for an assistance of USD 153 million (about Rs 920 crore) for the Odisha Disaster Recovery Project.

Budget 2014: Gold jewellery import dips 80% from Thailand in 2013-14

Posted on : Jul 11, 2014

In 2012-13, gold jewellery imports from Thailand were valued at Rs 588.21 crore (1,822 kg).

Nearly 10% of behind schedule projects want environmental clearances

Posted on : Jul 11, 2014

There are a total of 727 such projects that are being monitored by the Ministry.