Exports during April-September topped USD 4.32 billion, compared to USD 4.59 billion in the same period in the last financial year, down 5.9 per cent, according to Chairman of the Plastics Export Promotion Council (PLEXCONCIL), Ravish Kumath.
The government had pitched the move as part of a broader strategy to clamp down on India's bustling parallel economy where deals take place in cash.
The 329 mines, including 48 operative and 281 non-operative ones, are spread across 10 states, Federation of Indian Mineral Industries (FIMI) said.
The government's Tomato Onion Potato (TOP) scheme announced in the 2018-19 Budget was expected to address the problem of surplus in producing areas, but the scheme has not taken off, it said, adding that the government should provide railway rakes for reducing transportation cost.
Reliance General Insurance will now take over the business of its sister company Reliance Health Insurance after the IRDAI order
The write-offs illustrate the urgent problem of bad loans as borrowers struggle to service, let alone pay-off, their debt in a stuttering economy.
The saffron party was quick to hit back, claiming that the global financial crisis had a cascading effect on India's economy and demonetisation had no role in it.
Three years ago, on this day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi made the stock announcement of banning the use of old 500 and 1,000 rupee notes with a view to curb black money, promote digital payments and make the country a less-cash economy.
On November 8, 2016, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced to the nation that Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes would cease to be a legal tender.
Prices of most vegetables climbed during the month as monsoon downpours delayed harvests and disrupted supplies. That was despite a government ban on onion exports, a key component in the Indian diet.
Around 50,000 people from across India took part in the survey on the eve of the third anniversary of demonetisation
The outlook partly reflects government and policy ineffectiveness in addressing economic weakness, which led to an increase in debt burden from already high levels, the rating agency said
While private sector borrowing accounts for the vast majority of the total, the rise puts governments and individuals at risk if the economy slows, she said.
The order came on a petition filed by 63 Moons Technologies seeking recovery of dues of around Rs 200 crore from DHFL.
In all, nearly one lakh BSNL employees are eligible for the VRS out of its total staff strength of 1.50 lakh.
IRDAI has floated a draft proposal that will allow insurers to give premium discounts in health insurance for those living a fit lifestyle.
Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) have pressed for formation of a regulatory authority empowered to act against companies flouting norms.
A total of around 2.4 crore candidates applied, making it the largest recruitment exercise, the railways said.
In one of the biggest sanctions actions taken by the US government since its crackdown on Iranian oil exports, Washington imposed sanctions on Chinese companies in late September for alleged involvement in moving crude oil from Iran.
The move comes against the backdrop of financial sector players like Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Ltd (DHFL) facing troubles.
The platform is also looking at ways through which banks can lend to sellers.
When the scheme was first enacted in 2005 during the then Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government, use of machines was not allowed under it.
Wang Chunying, a spokesperson for the SAFE, said the scale of forex reserves is affected by multiple factors including exchange rates and changes in asset prices.
A handful of banks will opt to bring down their stake to below 10 percent but not completely exit the venture.