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Suresh Prabhu calls USA decision to hike steel tariff as 'unfortunate'

When will Indian economy hit whopping $5 tn mark and beat China? Check out big revelation Suresh Prabhu said that India will be a bigger economy than China at some point of time. Image source Reuters
Laurie Berry | 11 March, 2018, 04:50

Union civil aviation minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju thanked the civil aviation ministry team in an FB post on Friday.

The President of India Ramnath Kovind has on the advise of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, directed Commerce and Industry minister Suresh Prabhu to take up the additional charge of the Civil Aviation Ministry.

Meanwhile Ashok Gajapathi Raju was handling the Ministry of Civil Aviation, Sujana Chowdary was minister of state for Science and Technology and Earth Services. TDP announced its decision to part ways from the BJP-led NDA after it openly expressed its dissatisfaction over the BJP-led Centre's denial of the long-pending demand for according "special status" to Andhra Pradesh. The official statement suggested that Prabhu's appointment as Civil Aviation Minister was not for the intervening time.

China says United States soybeans 'prime target' over tariffs: trade group
How will U.S. trading partners likely respond? It was the most explicit threat yet from the country in the escalating trade row. And there will be a long line of companies and countries arguing their imports should be given special treatment.

As per the other developments with national air carrier is concerned, Air India is expected to start a direct thrice-a-weekly flight from Delhi - Tel Aviv from March 22, 2018.

Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu today termed the USA administrations decision to hike tariff on certain steel and aluminium products as an "unfortunate development". The TDP ministers had submitted their resignations to PM Modi on Thursday which were forward to the President. In the cabinet reshuffle past year, he was accorded the charge of Commerce and Industry, whereas, Railways was assigned to Piyush Goyal.

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