The availability of Chinese products is adversely affecting the sports goods industry in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh.
A ban has been imposed on the sale of Chinese string for flying kites in Amritsar, which has negatively impacted local traders and sellers.
Micro and small beedi manufacturers in Odisha’s Sambalpur district are worried over the proposed ban on the manufacturing, sale and use of tobacco products -- such as gutka and pan masala -- in that state.
Odisha will impose a ban on the manufacture, sale and use of gutka (tobacco-laced areca nut pieces) products in the state, a minister said on Tuesday.
A ban and now restrictions on iron-ore mining in Karnataka, in effect for more than a year, could halt the development of five infrastructure projects in that state, projects that would help transport and export iron ore from India, the third largest exporter of the commodity in 2011, according to an industry body.
Buying gutka (chewing tobacco) in the capital may soon become a thing of the past as the Delhi government has decided to enforce a complete ban on it and other related products in the city.
Small to midsize tobacco manufacturers in India’s northern Haryana state are troubled over a ban on the sale of food products containing tobacco in that state, according to several manufacturers. State government action is “inappropriate”, said manufacturers, but government is of the view that manufacturers who “play” with peoples’ lives have no business telling authorities what to do.
Even after several days of import from Pakistan, trucks loaded with sand are waiting for clearance. It might take another three days for the clearance to come through. This delay might wipe away the emerging trade ties between the both the countries, according to the officials and the traders.
The Environment and Forests‘ Minister of Rajasthan, Bina Kak, has written to Sonia Gandhi, Chairperson of the National Advisory Council, requesting that the Centre continue tourism in the areas of tiger breeding in the country.
The Maharashtra government has banned the sale and distribution of Bt cotton seeds by a US multinational giant in the state, a top official said. "The government has banned the Mahyco company with immediate effect," Pune-based state Agriculture Commissioner Umakant Dangat told IANS.