agriculture market

Uproar in Rajya Sabha over FDI decision, house adjourned


November 25th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha Friday witnessed noisy protests from the opposition over the government decision to allow foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail ... Read more...

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WTO Doha round shouldn’t reopen old issues: India


May 25th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Attempts by developed countries to reopen old issues in the WTO Doha round negotiation would be "counter-productive" and the talks should build on the progress ... Read more...

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Nashik onion farmers demand lifting of export ban


February 10th, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Nashik (Maharashtra), Feb 9 (IANS) Hundreds of farmers took to the streets here Wednesday and blocked the busy Mumbai-Agra highway to protest against the fall in onion prices caused by the ban ... Read more...

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G20 summit may bring Doha trade talks back on track


October 21st, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The G20 developed and emerging economies summit next month in Seoul is likely to give a new momentum to the nine-year-old Doha round of multilateral trade talks, ... Read more...

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India flexible for Doha trade deal


October 19th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) India is taking proactive measures and ready to make concessions to ensure a successful conclusion of the Doha round of multilateral trade talks, an official said ... Read more...

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Don’t table biotech bill in parliament, CPI to PM


March 14th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Shweta Srinivasan New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Saying that the biotech bill is all "wrong and retrogressive", Communist Party of India (CPI) leader D. Raja has written to Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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US to address key trade irritants with India in 2010


March 2nd, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 2 (IANS) As it seeks to further strengthen its growing relationship with India, the United States says it intends this year to address key trade irritants and ... Read more...

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No change in India’s stand in trade talks: Anand Sharma


December 3rd, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) India's position on agriculture and industry at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) negotiations has not changed and is aimed at protecting its farmers and small enterprises, Commerce ... Read more...

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Need to improve competition in the agricultural market, says Pranab Mukherjee


November 16th, 2009 - 10:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 16(ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said that there is a need to improve competition in the agricultural market to benefit farmers as well as the ... Read more...

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Competition in agriculture to benefit people: Pranab


November 16th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday said competition in the agricultural sector would be a "litmus test" but would benefit people. "There is a scope to include competition ... Read more...

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Latest farming techniques for India advocated


October 30th, 2009 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 30 (IANS) Increasing farm productivity through latest farming methods, new storage technologies and manufacturing value-added food products should be focus areas for India, speakers at a food conference said here ... Read more...

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Kamal Nath calls for greater Indian access to Japanese agriculture market


August 4th, 2008 - 10:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , August 4 (ANI): Minister of Commerce and Industry Kamal Nath on Monday expressed hope that the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) could be concluded during the next round ... Read more...

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No breakthrough in trade talks: Lamy


July 24th, 2008 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, July 24 (IANS) Ministers from the member states of the World Trade Organization (WTO), meeting here over the issue of farm subsidy and non-agriculture market access, failed to achieve a breakthrough, ... Read more...

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US asks India to focus on global challenges


June 25th, 2008 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, June 25 (ANI): India has to exercise leadership on common challenges and opportunities to become a major player in the global community, United States Consul General David T Hopper said ... Read more...

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British minister hopeful of Doha deal, sealing India-EU pact(Lead)


April 24th, 2008 - 10:16 pm ICT by admin
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, April 24 (IANS) Fresh from meeting with Commerce and Industry Minister Kamal Nath, Britain's minister for international trade Thursday said there was a 60 percent chance that a ... Read more...

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Doha Round has 60 percent chance of success: British minister


April 24th, 2008 - 9:46 pm ICT by admin
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, April 24 (IANS) Stalled for months, the Doha round of world trade talks has a 60 percent chance of concluding successfully by the end of the year, Britain's ... Read more...

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Food Corp begins wheat purchases from Gujarat


March 21st, 2008 - 8:21 pm ICT by admin
Rajkot, March 21 (IANS) The Food Corp of India (FCI) has begun procuring wheat from Rajkot agriculture market yard from Friday at the rate of Rs.200 per 20-kg, market sources said. The ... Read more...

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Strike hits agricultural market yards in Gujarat


March 18th, 2008 - 7:09 pm ICT by admin
Rajkot, March 18 (IANS) All the 72 agriculture market yards in the state, including 24 in Saurashtra and two in Kutch, remained closed Tuesday to protest the proposed tax on market yards. ... Read more...

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Gujarat’s market yards to observe shutdown Tuesday


March 17th, 2008 - 4:11 pm ICT by admin
Rajkot, March 17 (IANS) All agriculture market yards in Gujarat will remain closed Tuesday to protest the proposed union budget provision to tax market yards. The Gujarat Marketing Bazaar Sangh, a federation ... Read more...

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