India’s Beauty and Wellness Sector Skill Council has signed a MoU with the Committee International d'Esthtique et de Cosmtologie (CIDESCO) to encourage employment opportunities for Indian beauty professionals overseas.
H&M-owned brand Monki will now use cent per cent organic cotton as part of its steps towards only supporting sustainably-sourced materials by 2030, managing director Jennnie Dahlin Hansson announced recently.
Raveesh Kumar, an External Affairs Ministry spokesperson, has announced that the authorities of Antigua and Barbuda have agreed to extradite jeweller Mehul Choksi to India as soon as legal formalities conclude.
Large e-commerce firms including Amazon and Flipkart have asked the government to defer its planned GST regulation amendment that is set to be enforced on October 1, as it would create compliance issues.
Lifestyle International, the India-based fashion retailer, has been ordered by the National Anti-Profiteering Authority to refund the "profiteered" amount on a product after failing to pass on a GST reduction.
The Walmart Foundation has pledged to invest Rs 180 crore ($27 million) in Indian farmers. Walmart India will separately increase its direct sourcing from farmers to 25 percent, which will reduce transportation costs.
Bayer AG, which acquired US biotech firm Monsanto in June, recently said new Bt cotton seed technology cannot be introduced in India as it is no more profitable and financially viable because of royalty issues.