India, Myanmar discussing procurement of pulses

NEW DELHI: Faced with shortage of pulses and increasing prices, the government today said it is negotiating a long-term arrangement for procurement of lentils fromMyanmar . Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, who was recently in Myanmar, said talks are going very well on government-to-government import of pulses. She said that India imports from various countries as the country produces […]

Centuryply to explore Oceania to overcome Myanmar’s log ban

Kolkata, March 19 (IANS): As Myanmar’s ban on the export on Gurjan wood remains in place, Indian plywood major Centuryply is exploring options of sourcing logs from countries in Oceania as well as Europe. “We are exploring options of bringing logs from Papua and New Guinea and the Solomon Islands. However, logistically these are difficult […]

India-Myanmar ferry service to start next month: Nitin Gadkari

NEW DELHI: The proposed ferry service between India and Myanmar will commence next month that will facilitate cargo and passenger movement between the two countries. Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari today said the service will begin in October this year. The proposed cargo ferry service will connect the two countries through […]