Day's development: India wrap in 24 hours

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Day's development: India wrap in 24 hours
Solar Energy Corp. moves on battery storage system, Aryan Khan bail decision on Oct 20, Four Indian firms in Forbes’ best employers list

Trade deficit widens to record $22.6 bn in Sept

India’s merchandise exports in September have risen 22.6% over last year to $33.79 billion on better performance by key sectors like engineering goods and petroleum products, according to the Ministry of Commerce.

Imports have increased significantly, by nearly 85% year-on-year to $56.4 billion. Meanwhile, the trade deficit in September widened to $22.59 billion as against $2.96 billion in the same month last year, the data showed.