Thirteen services including travelling by road and by air in the economy class or to any airport covered under the government’s regional connectivity scheme will attract a concessional 5% goods and service tax (GST) rate,

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As per the UNWTO definition, International Tourist Arrivals (ITAs) comprises two components namely Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) and Arrivals of Non-Resident Nationals.

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India is expected to roll out a new drug policy and devise rules for clinical trials that may bring new projects to the country. A team of Indian officials led by G.N. Singh, Drug Controller General of India, said a set of new procedures to facilitate clinical trials are expected to be unveiled shortly.

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Cochin Port Trust has received two Best Performance Awards from Ministry of Shipping for the highest growth in operating surplus and also for achieving third highest growth in cargo traffic among the major ports in the year 2016-17.

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Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has won a second term in office on 20 May 2017. Rouhani defeated his conservative challenger Ebrahim Raisi in the Presidential election in a victory for the reformist camp in the predominantly Shia nation.

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The second unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) was reconnected to the southern power grid on 20 May 2017. The unit was shut down early this month due to water and steam leakage.

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