Category Articles: Business

APM Terminals Pipavav commences drive-through container scanner facility

January 20, 2020
APM Terminals Pipavav commences drive-through container scanner facility

Pipavav: APM Terminals Pipavav [Gujarat Pipavav Port Ltd] today in a statement said it has commenced operation of ‘drive-through container scanner’ effective 1st December 2019. The scanning system adheres to the guidelines issued by the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board and specifications issued by Directorate of Logistics (DOL). The statement further reads: The new drive through container scanning facility is an important trade facilitation measure which besides improving the maritime safet...Read More

Grave issue of 36(4) needs to be solved to save small traders/manufacturers: trade body members ask MoS in Centre on visit to Surat

January 20, 2020
Grave issue of 36(4) needs to be solved to save small traders/manufacturers: trade body members ask MoS in Centre on visit to Surat

Surat: Minister of State for MSME Pratap Sarangi was on visit to Surat last week during which a representation was made before him by Confederation of All India Traders (Gujarat) regarding grave issue of GST 36 (4). 'Traders and manufacturers with less than Rs. 5 crore turnover need to file return once every three months(Quarterly) while those with turnover above Rs. 5 crore need to file return every month. When those having above Rs. 5 crore turnover purchase something from those with turno...Read More

Rising trend of sharing pics/selfies on social media has caused 10 fold increase in size of wellness and beauty Industry in just 3 years

January 19, 2020

Ahmedabad: The rising trend of sharing selfies and pictures on social media platforms and self-obsession among people has given a big boost to the beauty and wellness service Industry in India and in just about 3 years it has seen an exponential increase of around 10 fold, well known cosmetologist and wellness expert Dr Darshan Talreja today said. He also said that despite ongoing general economic slowdown this industry was growing at a great pace and in the next five years it was ex...Read More

UK based EV charging solutions provider company starts first free e-vehicle charging point in Gujarat

January 19, 2020
UK based EV charging solutions provider company starts first free e-vehicle charging point in Gujarat

Ahmedabad: UK based Electric Vehicle (EV) charging solutions provider company EO Charging today launched its first free electric vehicle charging point in Gujarat in its most populous city of Ahmedabad and said that it has planned to set up around 300 such points across the western state by March 2022. The company which has so far started around 20 such charging points across the country since the launch of its distribution network in India in November last year, has planned to set up mor...Read More

Reliance reports record quarterly net profit of Rs 11,640 crore in Quarter 3

January 18, 2020
Reliance reports record quarterly net profit of Rs 11,640 crore in Quarter 3

Mumbai/New Delhi: India''s most valuable company Reliance Industries on Friday posted a record quarterly net profit of Rs 11,640 crore as a turnaround in oil refining business together with the continued rise in the share of its consumer businesses of retail and telecom countered lower profitability in petrochemicals. The oil-to-telecom conglomerate, led by richest Indian Mukesh Ambani, reported a net profit of Rs 11,640 crore, or Rs 18.4 per share, in October-December, up from Rs 10,251 cror...Read More

Paytm targets half a million merchants in Gujarat to use its ‘All-in-One QR’

January 17, 2020
Paytm targets half a million merchants in Gujarat to use its ‘All-in-One QR’

Ahmedabad: India's largest payments platform Paytm (owned by One97 Communications Limited) today here announced that it will be onboarding half a million merchants in the next 12 months from Gujarat through recently launched All-in-One QR that enable merchants in the state to accept unlimited payments through Paytm Wallet, Rupay Cards and all UPI based payment apps directly into their bank account at 0% fee. Further, it is targeting to achieve 2X growth in the state within next one year. The ...Read More

Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh at Surat flags off 51st K9 Vajra T gun made in L&T Hazira

January 16, 2020
Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh at Surat flags off 51st K9 Vajra T gun made in L&T Hazira

Surat: Defense minister Rajnath Singh during a brief 3-hour long visit to Surat dedicated the 51st K9 Vajra-t self-propelled Howitzer gun made by L&T at Hazira. The gun weighs 50 tonnes and can fire 47kg bombs at 43-kilometre distant targets. It can also turn around at zero radius. It has been delivery ahead of schedule from L&T’s Armoured System Complex which Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi had dedicated to the nation in January last year. Pact for making 100 guns was signed in year...Read More

Rupani launches State’s 7th Economic Census process in Gujarat first time with Mobile App

January 16, 2020
Rupani launches State’s 7th Economic Census process in Gujarat first time with Mobile App

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Wednesdsy launched the 7th Economic Census process in Gujarat, being carried out by Union Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation with the help of Common Service Centre. Nearly 40,000 enumerators will use mobile application for the first time to gather information under the guidance of 6,500 supervisors. They will personally visit door to door for basic information like members of the family, their economic activity, whether it i...Read More

Spicejet announces Ahmedabad – Aurangabad direct flight from February 15

January 15, 2020
Spicejet announces Ahmedabad – Aurangabad direct flight from February 15

Gurugram: SpiceJet  has announced the launch of Ahmedabad  - Auragabad direct flight and three other new flights on its domestic network with a special focus on enhancing connectivity between metros and non-metros.  The Ahmedabad-Aurangabad flight service will operate on all days except Sunday. Aurangabad, which SpiceJet added as its 53rd domestic destination last year, will be connected with Ahmedabad with a daily flight. The historic city of Aurangabad is a popular tourism hub and is als...Read More

Foundation stone for Indian Institute of Skills laid by HM Amit Shah at Nasmed, North Gujarat

January 15, 2020
Foundation stone for Indian Institute of Skills laid by HM Amit Shah at Nasmed, North Gujarat

Gandhinagar: Union Home Minister Amit Shah laid the foundation stone of the Indian Institute of Skills, coming up at Nasmed village of Gandhinagar, on Wednesday. The Indian Institute of Skills is being developed on a Not-for-profit Public Private Partnership mode by the Tata Group along with the state’s Labour and Employment department. While the state government has provided land for the Institute, Tata Education Development Trust is contributing the capital investment. The state gover...Read More

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