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UP cane farmers team to visit Australia, Fiji and Mauritus


June 28th, 2012 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 27 (IANS) A 25-member delegation of farmers from Uttar Pradesh would soon be visiting countries like Australia, Fiji and Mauritius to study the use of advanced technology to ... Read more...

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CII’s action plan to decontrol sugar industry


July 6th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Welcoming the government's decision to discuss decontrol of sugar industry, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Wednesday suggested a six-point action plan including linking of ... Read more...

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Sugar policy must create export surplus, not induce imports (Comment)


February 8th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Abinash Verma There is a huge opportunity this year for the sugar industry to sustain a high output. But meaningless controls will only convert the opportunities to threats and create hurdles for ... Read more...

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Protest in Manipur over price rise


April 9th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Apr 9 (ANI): Activists of Communist Party and the All Manipur Nupi Marup, a local women's influential group, on Thursday staged a protest here over the rising prices of essential commodities. ... Read more...

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Left activists court arrest against price rise


April 8th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 8 (ANI): Left party activists on Thursday staged a massive demonstration here as a part of their nation-wide 'jail bharo' agitation in protest against the government's failure to check ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh to preside over price rise meeting


April 8th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 8 (ANI): The first meeting of the high-powered committee on price rise, constituted by Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh under the chairmanship of Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, will ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh meets Chief Ministers over price rise


February 6th, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 6 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has begun a meeting with chief ministers on the issue of combating a surging inflation.Dr. Singh is likely to ask ... Read more...

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Congress Working Committee discuss price rise issue


February 5th, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 5 (ANI): The Congress Working Committee (CWC) on Friday discussed the spiraling price rise at a meeting, after the Congress President Sonia Gandhi declared it a matter of ... Read more...

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Tea doesn’t taste sweet anymore in Gujarat


February 3rd, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by ANI
By Suresh SoniRajkot (Gujarat), Feb3 (ANI): With an increase in the price of milk and sugar in Gujarat state, even an ordinary cup of tea appears to have gone beyond the ... Read more...

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BJP to raise cane price issue in parliament Thursday


November 18th, 2009 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday said it will protest the new sugarcane pricing policy in the winter session of parliament beginning Thursday. Claiming that "wrong policies" of ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh sugarcane farmers intensify agitation


November 13th, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 13 (IANS) After carrying out a series of protests in western Uttar Pradesh against the sugarcane purchase policy of the central and the state governments, cane farmers are now spreading ... Read more...

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Karat asks Centre to withdraw sugarcane ordinance


November 7th, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov. 7 (ANI): CPI (M) General Secretary Prakash Karat on Saturday asked the Union Government to withdraw the new ordinance, which requires the State Government to bear the expenses if ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa criticises sugarcane pricing policy


November 6th, 2009 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 6 (IANS) AIADMK general secretary J. Jayalalithaa Friday criticised the central government's sugar cane policy and asked the Tamil Nadu government to clarify its position on the cane procurement price ... Read more...

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Printer, copier sales down 13 percent (Business Capsule)


August 21st, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 21 (IANS) Sale of printers, copiers and multifunctional office automation products witnessed a 13 percent decline in India in the first half of 2009 over the like period the previous ... Read more...

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Budget session of UP assembly begins


February 8th, 2008 - 11:26 am ICT by admin
Lucknow, Feb 8 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh State Legislature's budget session will start from today. The session will commence with Governor T. V. Rajeswar's address to a joint sitting of the two Houses. The 10-month-old ... Read more...

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