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India may cut import tax on palm oil

NEW DELHI: India may reduce its import tax on palm oil to reign in local consumer prices of cooking oil, according to an Indian media report. The government is mulling on lowering the effective duty on crude palm oil (CPO),...

India imported 13.3 mln tonnes of edible oil in 2020-21

NEW DELHI: India imported 13.35 million tonnes of edible oil, a little more than half of its total consumption, in its fiscal year 2020-21, according to government data. Its domestic production of edible oils for the April-March fiscal year totalled...

India imports 275,915 tonnes of Malaysian palm oil in June

By Shakir Husain NEW DELHI: India imported 275,915 tonnes of palm oil from Malaysia in June, according to the latest data from an industry group. The country's total edible oil imports last month were 969,431 tonnes, with palm oil's share being...

India reduces import duty on crude palm oil

By Shakir Husain NEW DELHI: The Indian government has reduced its import duty on crude palm oil (CPO) from 15 per cent to 10 per cent amidst the high domestic edible oil prices. The new tax rate will be effective from...

India launches new app on International Yoga Day

NEW DELHI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a new application "M-Yoga" on the occasion of 7th International Yoga Day on Monday. According to Xinhua, the theme of this year's International Yoga Day is "Yoga for Wellness", which focuses on...

Indian man who headed ‘world’s largest family’ dies

NEW DELHI: Indian man from the northeastern state of Mizoram who is believed to have headed the world's largest family, with 38 wives and 89 children, died Sunday at the age of 76, officials said. According to Anadolu Agency (AA),...

Black fungus epidemic triggers new challenge in India

NEW DELHI: As India battles a second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, a large number of cases of a deadly fungal infection called mucormycosis, or “black fungus”, has triggered a new health challenge in the populous South Asian country. Mucormycosis,...

Singapore rebuts news report from India on “Singapore variant” of Covid-19

SINGAPORE: There is no “Singapore variant”, says the republic's Ministry of Health (MOH) in response to several news reports in India claiming of a new variant in Singapore. "The strain that is prevalent in many of the Covid-19 cases in...

Catholic church collecting donations for India

KUCHING: Roman Catholic Archbishop of Kuching, Most Reverend Simon Poh has announced that the church’s collection (money contribution) in the Kuching Archdiocese starting Sunday (May 16) will go towards helping India which is facing a Covid-19 crisis. He said public...

Quarantine for passengers from India via HADR, repatriation flight extended to 21 days

KUALA LUMPUR: The 14-day mandatory quarantine period for all passengers from India arriving in Malaysia via the Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) mission on May 12 and repatriation flight on May 13, has been extended to 21 days. Health...
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Umno leaves it to wisdom of PM to steer nation

KUALA LUMPUR: Umno is leaving it to the wisdom of Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob to make...
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