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Unscrupulous Left workers joining Trinamool: Congress


November 27th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 27 (IANS) The Congress' West Bengal unit Sunday alleged that several Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) workers have infiltrated the Trinamool Congress to jeopardise the relationship of ... Read more...

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Cotton farmers’ stir intensifies in Maharashtra


November 16th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Nov 16 (IANS) The cotton farmers protesting against the current minimum support price for raw cotton in Vidarbha region Wednesday intensified their protest by blocking the National Highway 6.They ... Read more...

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Potatoes hot property in Lahaul’s cold deserts


October 25th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Manali, Oct 25 (IANS) With harsh wintry conditions sapping the juice out of Himachal Pradesh's fruit production this season, potatoes in the picturesque Lahaul Valley have been among the few ... Read more...

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Agra IT commissioner arrested for graft


September 27th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested income tax commissioner Homi Rajvansh for corruption during his tenure in National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of ... Read more...

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Government to monitor onion prices


September 6th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The government will soon sell onions at subsidised rates here and intervene to keep prices under check, Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food and ... 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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Prices remain high in Delhi


January 21st, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Prices of edible oil increased and those of essential food commodities remained high in the national capital despite a slew of anti-inflationary measures undertaken by the ... Read more...

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Rising inflation would stabilise in next couple of days: Sheila Dikshit


January 14th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Friday asserting that the government is taking several steps to curb rising inflation, assured the citizens that the national capital ... Read more...

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Food prices: Exports regulated, action against hoarders (Lead)


January 13th, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Worried over the frequent "unacceptable" rise in food prices, the government Thursday unveiled a slew of anti-inflation steps, including regulating exports and imports, sale of onions ... Read more...

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Highlights of measures announced to control prices


January 13th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) The government Thursday announced a slew of measures to control prices of essential commodities. Following are the highlights: -- State-run National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation (NAFED) and ... Read more...

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Food prices: State to sell onions, crack down on hoarders


January 13th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Worried over the frequent "unacceptable" rise in food prices, the government Thursday unveiled a slew of anti-inflation steps, including sale of onions through government agencies, utilising state-run ... Read more...

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Onion prices set to soon decline in Karnataka


December 22nd, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 22 (IANS) Onion prices, which shot up to Rs.75-80 a kg in Karnataka this week, are set to decline in the coming weeks with more stocks entering the wholesale markets, ... Read more...

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PM steps in as onion prices spiral (Roundup)


December 21st, 2010 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) With onion prices spiralling to Rs.70-80 a kg, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday demanded immediate action to deal with the crisis, but Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh expresses deep concern over sharp rise in onion prices


December 21st, 2010 - 9:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 21 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Tuesday expressing deep concern over the skyrocketing prices of onions said effective steps should be taken to bring down ... Read more...

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Onion prices to remain high for two-three weeks: Pawar


December 21st, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) As onion prices sky rocket to Rs.70-80 per kilo, Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar Tuesday said the situation may continue for the next two to three weeks ... Read more...

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We’ll crackdown on hoarders and black marketers: Dikshit (Lead)


December 21st, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) With onion prices touching the sky, the Delhi government said Tuesday it will crack down on hoarders and black marketers of the commodity and was also expecting ... Read more...

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Dikshit to discuss onion prices crisis with officials


December 21st, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Worried over the sky-rocketing prices of onions, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit will Tuesday evening chair a high-level meeting to decide on ways to tackle the crisis.The ... Read more...

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Pawar says onion prices will fall after three weeks


December 21st, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 21 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Tuesday said that prices of onions are likely to fall only after three weeks."Situation will be normal in two to three ... Read more...

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Onion prices soar, curbs imposed on exports


December 20th, 2010 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The central government Monday banned fresh permits for onion exports till Jan 15 following a big jump in its price in local markets.Onion is currently selling between ... Read more...

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Govt. suspends onion exports till Jan. 15 next year


December 20th, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 20 (ANI): The Government on Monday decided to suspend onion exports till January 15, 2011, in the wake of rising prices of the commodity, which is being sold at ... Read more...

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The onion crisis is here again…


December 1st, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhulika Sonkar New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) With its retail prices soaring all across northern India, the humble onion has triggered a crisis that is worrying authorities. In a space of a ... Read more...

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Onion prices to fall further: NAFED


November 27th, 2010 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The prices of onion are likely to fall further in the capital with the increase in the arrival of good quality onions at the wholesale Azadpur vegetable ... Read more...

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UAE, Panama sign ‘open sky’ agreement


November 17th, 2010 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 17 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and Panama have signed an "open sky" agreement in the Panama City, allowing both sides to operate unlimited flights between the two countries.The agreement was signed ... Read more...

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India, Iraq modify bilateral air service pact


October 19th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) India and Iraq Tuesday modified a bilateral air service agreement, permitting each to operate up to 12 flights a week to four different destinations in the other's ... Read more...

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Lower seed potato and tomato yield in Himachal due to rains


October 13th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Vijay Gulati Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), Oct 13 (IANS) Plentiful monsoon rains and foggy conditions have damaged the high-variety seed potato and tomato crops in Himachal Pradesh's Lahaul Valley.Horticulture experts say ... Read more...

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Government allows more agencies to procure oilseeds, pulses


September 24th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Expecting a higher production of oil seeds and pulses, the government Friday nominated the National Cooperative Consumer Federation of India (NCCF), the Central Warehousing Corporation (CWC) and ... Read more...

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Sacked Managing Director of NAFED says a ‘farmland of corruption’


July 15th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 15 (ANI): C. V. Anand Bose, the sacked Managing Director of National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation (NAFED) on Thursday refuted the allegations of corruption levelled against him.Refuting the ... Read more...

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Nafed board decision to remove managing director rejected


July 12th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The agriculture ministry Monday rejected the decision by the board of National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation (Nafed) to remove the government-named managing director C.V. Ananda Bose and ... Read more...

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India, Iran sign MoU on air services


July 9th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 9 (ANI): India and Iran on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on new air services between the two nations on the sidelines of the 16th India - ... Read more...

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India, Iran sign air services agreement


July 9th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) India and Iran have signed an agreement on air services that will increase the number of flights between the two countries and add two more cities to ... Read more...

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Nafed board removes top official defying government order


July 9th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
By T.G. Biju New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The board of the National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation (Nafed) Friday sought the removal of its managing director, defying a stern government directive a day ... Read more...

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Government cracks down on largest agriculture cooperative


July 8th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
By T.G. Biju New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The government has cracked down on the National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation (Nafed), the largest such institution in the country, after unearthing a ... Read more...

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Two ex-bureaucrats appointed advisor to Jharkhand governor


June 9th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) The central government Wednesday appointed two former bureaucrats as advisors to Jharkhand Governor M.O.H. Farook. The two new advisors are Wilfred Lakara, 1973-batch Indian Administrative Service officer of ... Read more...

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NAFED to market coconut products in India and abroad


May 26th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) India's largest farmers' cooperative will collaborate with the Coconut Development Board (CDB) to market select value-added coconut products inside the country and abroad under the NAFED brand. A ... Read more...

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Food security necessary to prevent peoples’ backlash: NAFED chief (Lead)


May 3rd, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Unless India's deprived are provided food security, it can evoke a serious backlash, as food riots have led to toppling of governments in some countries, warns the ... Read more...

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