FAQs on Withdrawal of Legal Tender Character of the Old Bank Notes in the denominations of 500 and 1000 and The Specified Bank Notes (Cessation of Liabilities) Ordinance 2016

(Updated as on January 17, 2017) 1. Why was the Scheme of Withdrawal of Legal Tender Character of the old Bank Notes in the denominations of ₹ 500 and ₹ 1000 introduced? The incidence of fake Indian currency notes in higher denomination has increased. For ordinary persons, the fake notes look similar to genuine notes,… Read More

New Indian Standards notified

MINISTRY OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS, FOOD AND PUBLICATION DISTRIBUTION (Department of Consumer Affairs BUREAU OF INDIAN STANDARDS New Delhi, the 13th January, 2017   S.O.133(E).—In pursuance of clause(b) of sub-rule (1) of Rule 7 of the Bureau of Indian Standards Rules,1987,the Bureau of Indian Standards hereby notifies that the Indian Standards, particulars of which are given… Read More

4 Indian Standards cancelled by BIS

O. 134(E).—In pursuance of clause(b) of sub-rule (1) of Rule 7 of the Bureau of Indian Standards Rules,1987 it is, hereby notified that the Indian Standard, particulars of which are given in the second column of the Schedule hereto annexed has been cancelled on the date against it in the third column and stands withdrawn.… Read More

Enhancement of withdrawal limits from ATMs and Current Accounts

RBI/2016-17/213 DCM (Plg) No.2559/10.27.00/2016-17 January 16, 2017 The Chairman / Managing Director / Chief Executive Officer, Public Sector Banks / Private Sector Banks / Foreign Banks / Regional Rural Banks / Urban Co-operative Banks / State Co-operative Banks/District Central Co-operative Banks Dear Sir, Enhancement of withdrawal limits from ATMs and Current Accounts Please refer to… Read More

BIS publishes new Indian Standards

NOTIFICATION New Delhi, the 13th January, 2017 S.O. 132(E).—In pursuance of clause (b) of sub-rule (1) of Rule 7 of the Bureau of Indian Standards Rules, 1987, the Bureau of Indian Standards hereby notifies that the Indian Standards, particulars of which are given in the second coloumn of schedule hereto annexed has been established on… Read More

Amendment in Schedule 2 of ITC (HS) Classification of Export & Import Items relating to export of Animal By-Products.

In exercise of powers conferred by Section 3 of the Foreign Trade (Development & Regulation) Act, 1992 (No. 22 of 1992), as amended, read with Para 1.02 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2015- 20, the Central Government hereby makes the amendment, with immediate effect, in Schedule 2 of ITC (HS) Classification of Export & Import… Read More

Initiation of Sunset Review Investigation of Anti-dumping duty concerning imports of ‘Phosphoric Acid of all grades and all concentrations (excluding Agriculture/Fertilizer Grade)’ originating in or exported from Israel and Taiwan

Having regard to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 as amended in 1995 and the Customs Tariff (Identification, Assessment and Collection of Anti- dumping Duty on Dumped Articles and for Determination of Injury) Rules, 1995, the Designated Authority (hereinafter referred to as the Authority) recommended imposition of Anti Dumping Duty on imports of Phosphoric Acid of… Read More

Securities Contracts (Regulation) (Stock Exchanges and Clearing Corporations) (Amendment) Regulations, 2017

NOTIFICATION Mumbai, the 11th January, 2017  No. SEBI/LAD-NRO/GN/2016-17/020.—In exercise of the powers conferred by section 31 of the Securities Contracts (Regulation) Act, 1956 read with sections 11 and 30 of the Securities and Exchange Board of India Act, 1992, the Securities and Exchange Board of India hereby makes the following regulations to further amend the… Read More

Securities and Exchange Board of India (Foreign Portfolio Investors) (Amendment) Regulations, 2017

NOTIFICATION Mumbai, the 11th January, 2017 SEBI/LAD-NRO/GN/2016-17/018 .─ In exercise of the powers conferred under section 30 of the Securities and Exchange Board of India Act, 1992 (15 of 1992), the Securities and Exchange Board of India hereby, makes the following regulations to further amend the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Foreign Portfolio Investors)… Read More

Initiation of Sunset Review of Anti-dumping Duty imposed on imports of Cellophane Transparent Film, originating in or exported from China PR

Having regard to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 as amended in 1995 and thereafter (hereinafter also referred as the Act) and the Customs Tariff (Identification, Assessment and Collection of Anti-dumping Duty on Dumped Articles and for Determination of Injury) Rules, 1995, as amended from time to time (hereinafter also referred as the Rules), the Designated Authority (hereinafter… Read More

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