NEW DELHI: The government has extended the date for traders till November 20 to register themselves with Steel Import Monitoring System (SIMS) to import 215 iron and steel products. "One time relaxation till November 20, 2019, for obtaining SIMS registration is notified," the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) said in a notification. Earlier, the date was November 1. In September, the government had made it mandatory for traders to register themselves with SIMS to import 215 iron and steel products. These items include certain flat-rolled products, some stranded wire, ropes, cables; certain items of springs and leaves for springs of iron and steel, tubes, pipes and hollow profiles, diesel-electric locomotives, and some parts of railways. The SIMS, under the Department of Commerce, collects and publishes data of steel mill product imports. It provides information on steel trade with the US to stakeholders and public. … [Read more...] about Government extends date till November 20 to register with SIMS to import 215 products
On his first visit to India, former three-time NBA champion Brian Shaw talks of the potential Indian youngsters possess to make the cut in the NBA and the sensational Stephen Curry. Norma Godinho/Rediff.com listens in.IMAGE: Three-time NBA champion Brian Shaw. Photograph: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images In basketball, the point guard has a crucial role to play in a team’s success. With the massive responsibility of driving the team’s attack, the guard probably has a lot riding on his/her shoulders. It’s a position that demands sharp skills and attracts respect in return. Brian Shaw is one such personality of the game who, in his nearly 20-year NBA career as a guard, won the respect of his peers and fans alike. A three-time NBA champion, he moved from city to city to showcase his acumen in the Western and Eastern Conferences and is still travelling from country to country to fulfill his new responsibility. The 49-year-old Oakland native takes time out from his job as a … [Read more...] about ‘Satnam, Bhullar can inspire Indian kids to dream of shot at NBA’
Judge Jagdale, with a severe expression shadowing his face, looked sharply at Manoj Patil, Airtel's nodal officer, and told him plainly: "It is difficult to digest what you are saying (about) giving call data, but not giving call timings and durations."Rediff.com A high-voltage courtroom face-off was meant to happen on Saturday January 20. But Saturday went by peacefully. Instead it happened on Tuesday, January 23. Between a Bharti Airtel nodal officer and Peter Mukerjea's lawyers at the Sheena Bora murder trial, which is unfolding at the Mumbai city civil and sessions court, Kala Ghoda, south Mumbai. Tuesday actually saw a hearing of a short, terse, duration in this trial. Probably just 20 to 25 minutes. But it was a dramatic one. On January 19, Shrikant Shivade, Peter's trial lawyer, informed CBI Special Judge Jayendra Chandrasen Jagdale, in Courtroom 51, that the call data records of the cellphone belonging to the Mukerjeas' former driver Shyamvar Pinturam Rai, accused and … [Read more...] about Sheena Bora Trial: The case of the missing CDRs
By Alex Webb Each new iPhone is usually good news for mobile network operators. The latest Apple Inc. device always comes with upgrades that make it easier to play games, watch films and download reams of data. More data means bigger phone bills. There’s a chance, though, that Wednesday’s arrival of the next generation of iPhones might not be so welcome. That’s because there’s a possibility that Apple could introduce so-called electronic sims, or eSIMs. Even if this doesn’t happen this time around, the shift to the new technology looks inevitable. Speculation about eSIMs has been rife since Apple complained to the U.S. Department of Justice that Verizon Communications Inc. and AT&T Inc. were colluding to prevent their introduction. The DoJ is investigating. Also read: Click here to know everything about Apple's mega event The classic SIM card is a small chip that’s inserted into the phone manually — making it more awkward to change … [Read more...] about Why Apple’s reported shift to eSIM may prove to be bane for telecom providers
Indrani and Peter Mukerjea seemed more at ease on Wednesday, maybe with the INX Media interrogation over temporarily, chatting cheerfully and easily between themselves, and with former husband Sanjeev Khanna, at the back of the courtroom, in the accused enclosure.Rediff.com Temperatures outside Mumbai city civil and sessions court's Courtroom 51 soared to 32 degrees C, with 71 percent humidity, on the afternoon of April 4 in south Mumbai. Temperatures inside the courtroom, where the Sheena Bora murder trial was taking place, were not any less. For a good reason. Sudeep Pasbola, Indrani Mukerjea's defence lawyer in the last lap of his cross-examination, sharply turned up the heat on Witness One, Sub-Inspector Ganesh Dalvi, on Wednesday. Through the 120-minute hearing, Pasbola -- who closed his cross-examination of Dalvi a little less than a month after he started it -- established two realities for anyone observing this case. The lawyer, who is not given to flamboyance, proved that his … [Read more...] about Sheena Bora Trial: What accounts for Indrani, Peter bonhomie?