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Ministry of Commerce and Industry launches common digital platform for issuance of electronic Certificates of Origin

In New Delhi, the Union Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal has launched the common digital platform for the issuance of electronic Certificates of Origin (CoO). This platform will be a single access point for all exporters, for all FTAs/PTAs and for all agencies concerned. The Certificate of Origin (CoO) will be issued electronically if agreed to ..


Hima Das becomes brand ambassador of PepsiCo’s sports drink brand Gatorade

Indian ace sprinter Hima Das from Assam has been named as the brand ambassador of PepsiCo India for its sports drink brand Gatorade. With this feat, she  joined ace badminton player PV Sindhu and star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra as the brand’s ambassador in the country. Gatorade India will work with Hima Das during the ..


Draft National Student and Faculty Start-up Policy

The Ministry of Human Resource and Development has released the first draft of the ‘National Student and Faculty Start-up’ policy. Features of the Policy The policy aims to encourage entrepreneurship among students through facilities provided by higher education institutions in the country. The policy requires higher education institutions to set up provisions for fledgeling businesses ..


Direct Procurement of Apple from Farmers in J and K

The government is planning to procure nearly 60 per cent of the estimated annual apple production in Jammu and Kashmir directly from the farmers. In the coming days, around 13 lakh metric tonnes of apples would be procured under the Direct benefit transfer scheme in J and K. Implementing Agency The apples will be procured ..



Global Livability Index 2019 lists the World’s Most Livable Cities

In the most recent rankings of the world’s most livable cities released by the Economist Intelligence Unit under the Global Livability Index 2019, Vienna, the capital of Austria has topped the list. What has happened? In the latest Global Livability Index, 2019 which lists the World’s Most Livable Cities, the city of Vienna in Austria ..