UK Thieves Eye ‘Pushtaini’ Jewellery of Indians, Rob 28,000 Homes in 6 Years for Asian Gold

London: Indian-origin homes are at the centre of over 140 million pounds worth of gold jewellery stolen in the UK over the past five years, a freedom of information request revealed on Saturday. So-called “Asian gold”, bought as wedding gifts and known to be stored in homes of South Asian origin families as it is passed … Read more UK Thieves Eye ‘Pushtaini’ Jewellery of Indians, Rob 28,000 Homes in 6 Years for Asian Gold

GST to benefit lower, lower-middle income class: Asian Development Bank

NEW DELHI: The goods and services tax in India will benefit the lower and lower-middle income class as it is likely to reduce the tax rate on goods, a blog posted on Asian Development Bank’s website said. It will mitigate significantly the negative impact of goods and services tax (GST) on the “bottom half” of … Read more GST to benefit lower, lower-middle income class: Asian Development Bank

Asian Apparels putting in place new garment manufacturing facility

New Delhi-primarily based Asian Apparels, which has a manufacturing unit of eighty five stitching machines in Okhla, is increasing its horizons with a brand new unit in extra Noida wherein it’s going to have a setup of two hundred machines. production at the new manufacturing unit is predicted to begin via December this yr. “As … Read more Asian Apparels putting in place new garment manufacturing facility

Asian University of Women backs educating Bangladesh’s female RMG workers

Chittagong-based Asian University for Women will be providing free tertiary education to the female workforce of the Bangladeshi apparel factories. The initiative taken up under the aegis of donors like the Ikea Foundation and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, is another step towards alleviating low literacy levels in the country, especially amongst the female … Read more Asian University of Women backs educating Bangladesh’s female RMG workers