WTO

Synagogue doors to reopen on November 1, Jew Town traders back in business

After seven months, the merchants of Jew Town in Mattancherry are gearing up to open their shops.

published on : 29th October 2020

Staff representation of India at WTO secretariat stagnant in past 25 years

It also discusses financial and administrative matters which are referred to it by the General Council or the Director-General.

published on : 25th October 2020

World Trade Organization to be led by woman soon with contenders from South Korea, Nigeria 

South Korea's trade minister and a Harvard-trained former Nigerian finance minister have qualified as the two finalists to become the next director-general.

published on : 8th October 2020

South Africa asks WTO to ease IP rules for COVID-19

Poorer countries, whose economies have been shattered by the pandemic, are not in a position to place such bets.

published on : 3rd October 2020

India asks WTO to waive intellectual property norms to combat Covid-19

India along with South Africa wants easy access to diagnostics, monoclonal antibodies, and vaccines for local production without the need for prolonged intellectual property negotiations.

published on : 3rd October 2020

200 'irreplaceable' stolen books, including works by Galileo and Newton, recovered in Romania

The thieves rappeled 40 feet to the ground after entering via the roof, dodging movement sensors to spend hours rummaging through thousands of works destined for an auction in the US.

published on : 18th September 2020

Beijing cites Tagore's poem 'we misread the world', attacks India for banning Chinese apps

India on Wednesday banned 118 more mobile apps with Chinese links, including the popular game PUBG, citing data privacy concerns and a threat to national security.

published on : 4th September 2020

China, India got lot richer but refused to take on any more responsibilities: Top US Senator

Senator Chuck Grassley, Chairman of the powerful Senate Finance Committee, made the comments during a Congressional hearing on WTO on Wednesday.

published on : 30th July 2020

After Thandie Newton, Nia Long calls out casting process of 2000's 'Charlie's Angels'

"The feedback that I received from my agent was, 'She just looked too old and sophisticated to be next to Drew Barrymore'," Long recalled.

published on : 17th July 2020

Thandie Newton reveals reason for turning down 'Charlie's Angels'

'Charlie's Angels,' directed by McG and starring Drew Barrymore, Lucy Liu and Cameron Diaz was a huge global hit.

published on : 8th July 2020

PM Modi's private secretary Rajeev Topno moves to World Bank

Brajendra Navnit who served in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has been appointed as Ambassador and Permanent Representative of India to the World Trade Organisation.

published on : 4th June 2020

South Korea to reopen WTO complaint over Japan trade curbs

When imposing tighter controls over the three chemicals, Japan had cited unspecified security concerns over South Korea's export controls on materials that could be used for military purposes.

published on : 2nd June 2020

International tourism could decline by 60-80 per cent in 2020 due to COVID-19: UN

According to a scenario, there could be a decline of 58 per cent in arrivals based on the gradual opening of international borders and easing of travel restrictions in early July.

published on : 11th May 2020

COVID-19: IMF, WTO warn against export controls on medical supplies, food

'We are concerned by supply disruptions from the growing use of export restrictions and other actions that limit trade of key medical supplies and food,' the institutions said in a joint statement.

published on : 24th April 2020

India has all rights to protect industry; no WTO violation in FDI decision: Experts

Countries which share land borders with India are China, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Bhutan, Nepal, Myanmar, and Afghanistan.

published on : 21st April 2020
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