Ecuador indigenous protests carry on despite small concession

Breadcrumb Trail Links PMN Business Author of the article: Reuters Alexandra Valencia Article content QUITO — Ecuador’s government on Thursday acquiesced to a demand of indigenous demonstrators who have held 11 days of protests, giving them access to a cultural center, but violent confrontations at marches continued. Disquiet over prices for fuel, food and other … Read more

Absconder deserves no concession or indulgence by court: Supreme Court

An ‘absconder’ who remains out of reach of an investigating agency deserves no concession or indulgence by a court, the Supreme Court has said. A bench of justices Dinesh Maheshwari and Aniruddha Bose said when an accused is absconding and declared a proclaimed offender, there is no question of giving him … Read more

No duty concession on 29.8% of product categories under FTA with Australia

India will not provide import duty concession under the free trade agreement with Australia on 29.8 per cent of its tariff lines or product categories, including dairy products, food grains, precious metals, jewellery and most of the medical devices. Given the sensitivities of the specified products for the domestic industry, … Read more