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May 14, 2022

Vegetable oil imports fall 13% in April

NEW DELHI: Imports of vegetable oils, comprising edible and non-edible, have fallen 13% to nearly 9.12 lakh tonne during April, shows industry data. The Solvent Extractors’ Association of India (SEA) said the import of vegetable oils is reported at…

Exports rise by 30% in April, trade deficit widens by 31.5%

NEW DELHI: India’s merchandise exports grew more than 30% in April on a year-on-year basis on the back of improved performance in petroleum products, electronic goods, cereals, coffee, processed food and leather products, as per the data released by…

Ukraine puts Russian solider accused of war crime on trial

KYIV: The trial of a Russian soldier accused of killing a Ukrainian civilian opened Friday, the first war crimes trial since Moscow’s invasion of its neighbor. Scores of journalists packed inside a small courtroom in the Ukrainian capital where…

US, Russian defense chiefs speak for 1st time since invasion

WASHINGTON: Russian Minister of Defense Sergey Shoygu spoke with US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on Friday after months of refusing direct contact with his American counterpart. But officials said the call didn't appear to signal any change in…

PM Modi launches new start-up policy of MP government

INDORE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday launched the Madhya Pradesh government's Start-Up Policy 2022 and a start-up portal through video link in the presence of young entrepreneurs here. Under the new policy, start-ups would get subsidies…