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What’s India’s Share in Global Trade?

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India’s performance in World trade based on the WTO database which provides the data calendar year-wise is given shows that India’s share in global trade is a pittance at 1.6%, said Commerce minister Nirmala Sitharaman in a reply to a parliament question on Monday. In 2015, India’s share in merchandise exports stood at 1.6%, commercial exports at 3.3% and merchandise and ...

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JNU Alumni, BJP Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Speaks Out

Whether you are from Congress or BJP, a JNU alumni speaks out from heart and not from position once inside the red brick walls of JNU in New Delhi. So did Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on an NDTV program held inside JNU interacting with students. While a Congress supporting JNU student asked her repeated questions raising the West Bengal BJP ...

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Amid ‘Anti-Intolerance’ Campaign, RSS Bares True Colours Citing JNU

Unable to fight JNU intellectuals on ideology or raison d’etre, BJP mentor body Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has castigated the institution as a home to anti-socials notwithstanding the fact that is own spokesmen and women were once students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU). In its editorial, RSS mouthpiece PanchJanya said JNU is providing shelter to a large number of anti-national ...

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Five-Year Foreign Trade Policy Unveiled by Nirmala Sitharaman

Ministry of Commerce & Industry Nirmala Sitharaman has unveiled the BJP government’s New Foreign Trade Policy for the period 2015-2020 on Wednesday with two new schemes called “Merchandise Exports From India Scheme” and “Services Exports From India Scheme” introduced. The new five year Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-20 provides a framework for increasing exports of goods and services as well as generation ...

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‘Friends of Ayurveda’ Formed to Propagate Ayurveda at Global Level

A committee of professionals and well wishers from across the world named "Friends of Ayurveda" was declared in a bid to propagate credible and authentic Ayurveda at the global level, on Monday in New Delhi. The committee “Friends of India,” announced by Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on the sidelines of the World Ayurveda Congress underway here, will also ...

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‘Friends of Ayurveda’ Panel to Spread Indian Medicine in 30 Countries: Commerce Minister

In a bid to propagate authentic Ayurveda at the global level, a committee of professionals and supporters from across the world named “Friends of Ayurveda” was announced in Delhi on Monday by Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on the sidelines of the World Ayurveda Congress. Friends of Ayurveda (FoA) headquartered at Delhi will work closely with Department of AYUSH, ...

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