January 14, 2020 7:00 pm
Jewellers have been given one year time to register with the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) and implement the mandatory hallmarking of gold jewellery to ensure purity of the precious metal, Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan told reporters.
June 06, 2015 2:59 am
To assess quality of groundwater of city, around 80 water samples from various parts of city were collected.
May 17, 2015 12:00 am
Those sellers failing to conform to BIS standards risk being raided and searched by the appropriate authority.
November 17, 2014 10:34 am
The finance ministry has directed that importers of Chinese steel products have to secure certification by the BIS.
April 05, 2014 1:33 am
The BIS, on March 25, issued a notification demanding the IT and electronic manufacturers to change the font size of the brand name and engrave, emboss or screen print the BIS-approved label on both products and packages they sell.
October 15, 2013 2:32 am
A seminar on International Standards Ensure Positive Change was organised by BIS to mark World Standards Day.
August 06, 2012 3:38 am
Rajiv Agarwal,Secretary,Union Ministry of Consumer Affairs laid foundation stone of Northern Regional Office building of Bureau of Indian Standards,at Sector 27 on Sunday.
May 25, 2012 1:42 am
Raising a question mark on authenticity of gold sold in the city,not more than 180 jewellers of the nearly 1,700 in Pune and Pimpri Chinchwad seem to have hallmarking licences.
December 06, 2011 3:13 am
Marking the five-day hallmark awareness week which began today in the northern region,the Bureau of Indian Standards representatives of today addressed the concerns of about 150 Tricity-based jewellers over hallmarking certification.
July 11, 2011 7:32 pm
Emerging nations like India are not affected adversely by increases in sovereign credit risk.