Tag: Current Affairs of 21 October 2017

India puts in place stricter regime for trade with North Korea

  India has put in place a stricter regime for trade with North Korea in line with the restrictions imposed by the United Nations. Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has come out with a notification to widen the prohibition on direct or indirect import and export of specified items from North Korea. The items

Lebanon’s parliament approves country’s first budget since 2005

  Lebanon’s parliament has approved the first state budget in 12 years, a vital step towards reforming the fragile economy and preventing rising debt spinning out of control. Successive governments have failed to pass annual budgets due to a string of political crises since the 2005 assassination of former Prime Minister Rafik al-Hariri. A main