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India Earns Rs 18,000 Crore A Year From Export Of Basmati Rice: Agri Minister

India Earns Rs 18,000 Crore A Year From Export Of Basmati Rice: Agri Minister

The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) has developed many new varieties and technologies which have helped transform India from a food importing nation to a food exporter, Radha Mohan Singh said. NEW DELHI – India has earned more than Rs 18,000 crore foreign exchange per year from export of basmati rice, especially from the […]

July 21st, 2018 | Posted in Business | Read More »

China Challenges US’s $200-Billion Tariff Plan At WTO

China Challenges US’s $200-Billion Tariff Plan At WTO

The US had proposed the tariff plan in response to Beijing’s decision to retaliate to tariff hikes over complaints China is hurting American companies BEIJING – China announced it filed a World Trade Organisation challenge on Monday to US President Donald Trump’s proposal for a tariff hike on $200 billion ofs Chinese goods, reacting swiftly […]

July 21st, 2018 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos Is Now World’s Richest, Topping $150 Billion

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos Is Now World’s Richest, Topping $150 Billion

Jeff Bezos’ net worth is $55 billion more than Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, the world’s second-richest person. NEW YORK – Jeff Bezos is the richest person in modern history.   The Amazon.com Inc. founder’s net worth cracked $150 billion in New York on Monday, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. That’s about $55 billion more […]

July 21st, 2018 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Why Is NDP Thinking About Allowing Their Indo-Canadian Friends To Monopolize The Ride Sharing Business?

Why Is NDP Thinking About Allowing Their Indo-Canadian Friends To Monopolize The Ride Sharing Business?

According to a Province newspaper report, the Vancouver Taxi Association has struck a tentative agreement with wealthy Surrey Indo-Canadian businessman Monty Sikka to develop a ride-for-hire app called Kater, with 20 per cent of the profits remaining with taxi firms. The deal calls for the licensing of 200 “Kater Cabs,” which would operate like Uber […]

July 20th, 2018 | Posted in Breaking News, Business, Lead Story, News, Top News | Read More »

STONES And DRONES!

STONES And DRONES!

The filming of Niranjan Singh “Nanji” Dhaliwal and LINK editor R. Paul Dhillon’s anti-gang music video TARGETS has begun with an appropriate but ominous first day shoot at a cemetery. A group of artists – Niranjan Singh “Nanji” Dhaliwal (song writer-lyricist), Sam Sidhu (music director), Gogi Bains (singer), Gurpreet Lucky Sahota (Punjabi journalist) and R. […]

July 19th, 2018 | Posted in Bollywood, Breaking News, Business, Entertainment, Fiji News, International, Lead Story, Link News, Link VIP'S, News, Punjab Link, South Asian, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Doug “Paaji”  Back In The Race For Surrey Mayor

Doug “Paaji”  Back In The Race For Surrey Mayor

McCallum laid out his three main pronged agenda which has crime at the top of his priority which includes Surrey getting it’s own police force, with the process of creating Surrey police, which if he wins, will start right away. “I’m so excited and ready to go,” McCallum told the LINK. “I’m in the best […]

July 17th, 2018 | Posted in Breaking News, Business, Lead Story, News, Top News | Read More »

Samsung Sets Up World’s Largest Mobile Phone Factory In Delhi

Samsung Sets Up World’s Largest Mobile Phone Factory In Delhi

Samsung is currently making 67 million smartphones in India and with the new plant being functional in Noida, it is expected to manufacture nearly 120 million mobile phones. NEW DELHI – Samsung Electronics Co. opened the world’s largest mobile phone factory in India, in a win for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s flagship program to lure […]

July 14th, 2018 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Mukesh Ambani’s $4 Billion Shopping Spree Outlines RIL’s Focus On Consumer Businesses

Mukesh Ambani’s $4 Billion Shopping Spree Outlines RIL’s Focus On Consumer Businesses

Mukesh Amabani’s RIL has struck at least 12 deals over 12 months with an estimated tab of about Rs 289 billion ($4.21 billion), according to calculations by Jefferies Group LLC and Bloomberg. MUMBAI- Reliance Industries Ltd., India’s second-largest company by market value, has been on a shopping spree this past year, with a focus on […]

July 14th, 2018 | Posted in Business | Read More »

BMW Finalises Accord To Start Producing Electric Minis In China

BMW Finalises Accord To Start Producing Electric Minis In China

The 50-50 owned venture will make battery-powered vehicles for both partners at a new plant in Jiangsu Province, BMW said in a statement Tuesday. BEIJING – BMW AG will make Mini cars in China for the first time, sealing a joint-venture agreement to produce electric vehicles with partner Great Wall Motor Co. in the world’s […]

July 14th, 2018 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Jim Beam Whiskey Distributor Faces Bribery Allegations In India

Jim Beam Whiskey Distributor Faces Bribery Allegations In India

In one alleged violation, senior managers at an international Beam unit agreed to pay an Indian official about $18,000 — the cost of 1,000 standard whiskey bottles in the US — to grease the approval process for a new product back in 2011 MUMBAI – A push by the distributor of Jim Beam to get […]

July 7th, 2018 | Posted in Business | Read More »