Unions representing thousands of workers have urged garment workers to vote in the national election on Sunday after the Labour Ministry approved three days of paid leave for them.

Huntsman Textile Effects has extended the High IQ performance assurance scheme to help mills, brands and retailers meet consumer demand for garments and accessories with built-in sun protection.

Five days of strike by transporters has raised prices in South and West India. However, North India witnessed normal cargo handling on Tuesday at Azadpur, its biggest fruit and vegetables wholesale market or mandi.

The Income Tax department has changed a form in the tax audit report, seeking details of the goods and services tax (GST), the general anti-avoidance rules (GAAR) and secondary adjustments in transfer pricing from companies and professionals.

The Centre will come out with amendments to Special Economic Zones (SEZ) Rules, 2006 synchronised with Goods and Services Tax (GST) laws by end of this month, a top official in the Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry said at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi.

Namakkal/Erode: Egg, chicken, turmeric and textile businesses in Namakkal and Erode districts have been hit very badly with goods piling up in godowns, as the nationwide strike called by truckers under the umbrella body of All India Motor Transport Congress (AIMTC) entered the fifth day on Tuesday.