WASHINGTON, DC – Outgoing 2017-18 National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) Chairman William V. “Bill” McCrary Jr. delivered the trade association’s 2018 State of the U.S. Textile Industry overview at NCTO’s 15th Annual Meeting on March 22 at the Capital Hilton in Washington, DC.

Working up a sweat from carrying a heavy load? That is when the textile works at its best. Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology have developed a fabric that converts kinetic energy into electric power, in cooperation with the Swedish School of Textiles in Borås and the research institute Swerea IVF. The greater the load applied to the textile and the wetter it becomes the more electricity it generates. The results are now published in the Nature Partner journal Flexible Electronics.

The first important thing to note in this regard is that, what gives the power to these rules. The rules for E way bill are covered by CGST Act, meaning the Central Government is empowered here to make rules in this regard or even amend the rules for the sake. 

KARACHI: Textile exports rose 7.2 percent to $8.79 billion during the first eight months of the current fiscal year of 2018 as value-added sector continued to post recovery in foreign earnings, official data showed on Tuesday.

In line with an announcement made by finance minister Arun Jaitley in his latest Budget speech, the labour ministry has extended full-benefit, fixed-term jobs — already a feature in the labour-intensive garment and leather industries — to all sectors of the economy.

The official GST portal launched by the government is www.gst.gov.in. The website is a one-stop solution for all information, filing, queries and other technicalities related to the new tax regime.