BUREAU OF INDIAN STANDARDS
From January 2021, jewellers across India can only sell hallmarked gold items. But are retailers and buyers ready?
A great change is coming to end adulteration of gold and ensure customers pay for exactly what they buy.
Hope principle of equality enshrined in Indian Constitution will be upheld: EU on CAB
Diplomatic sources said the European Union has already ...
Measuring pollution: How government is ramping up air quality monitoring stations according to Indian standards
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Piyush Goyal demands reciprocal access for Indian companies abroad
Foreign cos won’t be allowed in local contracts unless India Inc gets to compete in those nations, said Goyal.
'One Nation One Ration Card' to be effective nationwide from June: Ram Vilas Paswan
Under the initiative, eligible beneficiaries would be able to avail their entitled food grains under the National Food Security Act from any Fair Price Shop (FPS) in the country using the same ration card. The facility of inter-state portability under the 'One Nation One Ration Card' initiative would be available only through the FPSs having fully online ePoS devices.
Government sets in motion process to revamp criminal laws
The new structure and content of criminal laws will be citizen centric, reflect the aspirations of a modern democracy and provide for speedy justice, especially to the weaker sections of society, said an official. The BPRD may undertake review of the laws such as the IPC, CrPC, Indian Evidence Act and the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act.
Auto sales fall in November after festive spike
As per data available with industry body Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), passenger vehicle sales last month declined 0.84% to 263,773 units.
Consumer affairs ministry writes to jal shakti ministry to make mandatory BIS standard on piped drinking water
"The Centre has the power to make BIS standard (on piped drinking water) mandatory. We have already written a letter to the jal shakti ministry," Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Paswan told reporters here. The minister said his mission is to ensure safe and quality water to people of not only the national capital but across India.
Gold hallmarking likely to kick in from January 1
Time to be given to jewellers and dealers to sell purities apart from 14, 18 and 22.
IIT Delhi students receive 700+ job offers
The total number of job offers to IIT Delhi students stand over 750. The students selected are from undergraduate, post graduate and PhD programmes. Some companies who made domestic job offers include Microsoft with 30 offers including 2 international offers, Societe Generale - 13 offers, Mastercard - 11 offers, Standard Chartered - 10 offers among others.
View: Indian exporters in need of export subsidy scheme to compete with global players
Based on a complaint by the US, a World Trade Organisation (WTO) panel has determined that India’s export subsidies are inconsistent with WTO requirements. India has appealed against the decision.
Digital India: Gujarat deploys 18,000 kilometres of fibre under BharatNet-II initiative
"We have added 18,000 kilometres of fibre in a record time of 10 months with proactive support of ecosystem players including state-run Indian Telephone Industries (ITI) and vendors-consortium which has been delivering well on quality as well as quantity,” Dharmendra Sharma, Director— Gujarat Fibre Grid Network Limited (GFGNL) told ETT.
MCXCCL first Indian clearing corporation to get ESMA recognition
European participants shall be able to apply lower risk weightage towards their exposures to MCXCCL and be benefitted towards lower capital requirements.
Samples from 8 places that figured in BIS report found fit for drinking during second analysis: DJB
"Drinking water samples could not be collected from two places, including the official residence of Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan, while one sample failed tests on one parameter -- had less than required chlorine content," DJB Vice Chairman Dinesh Mohaniya said at a press conference.
Indian tech firms are looking beyond traditional hubs to set up shop in the US
American headhunters also say that cities like Austin and Seattle are becoming technology hubs.
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