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Business elite must pay their taxes: Pakistani daily


August 25th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 25 (IANS) Pakistan's business elite "need to show some remorse" and pay their taxes, said a leading daily Saturday.An editorial in the Dawn said that for "all the ... Read more...

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Debt drives three more Vidarbha farmers to suicide (Lead)


April 20th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, April 20 (IANS) Driven to desperation in the face of rising poverty and falling cotton prices, three more debt-ridden farmers in Maharashtra's Vidarbha region have ended their lives, an ... Read more...

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Three Vidarbha farmers end life


April 20th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, April 20 (IANS) Three debt-ridden cotton farmers have ended their lives in the Vidarbha region since Thursday, an activist said Friday.Gajanan Thorat of Garmmahsal in Washim district, Kamalabai Chavan ... Read more...

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Maharashtra cotton farmers oppose new tax


March 31st, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Akola (Maharashtra), March 31 (IANS) Cotton farmers and widows of debt-laden peasants went on a day's hunger strike Saturday in different Maharashtra towns to protest the new five percent purchase ... Read more...

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Farmers’ issues rock Maharashtra assembly


December 12th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Dec 12 (IANS) A belligerent opposition disrupted proceedings in the Maharashtra assembly Monday, leading to three adjournments in the first half of the day.Uproarious scenes were witnessed when Chief ... Read more...

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Cotton exports will not exceed 55 lakh bales: Maran


January 22nd, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 22(ANI): Union Textiles Minister Thiru Dayanidhi Maran on Saturday indicated that not a single bale over the 55 lakh bales already approved for exports would be allowed to be ... Read more...

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Suspend cotton exports, cap yarn exports: Karunanidi


December 2nd, 2010 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 2 (IANS) Citing the upward trend in cotton and yarn prices, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi Thursday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to suspend cotton exports and cap ... Read more...

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Linking my 2006 letter with current scenario wrong: Maran


November 20th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 20 (IANS) Union Textiles Minister Dayanidhi Maran Saturday said the media is mistakenly linking his 2006 letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the process of spectrum allocation with ... Read more...

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Indo Rama Synthetics posts net profit of Rs.4.18 crore in Q2 (Lead, Superseding earlier story)


November 9th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Polyester manufacturing major Indo Rama Synthetics (India) Ltd managed to improve its margin at a net profit of Rs.4.18 crore for the second quarter ending Sep 30 ... Read more...

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Indo Rama Synthetics posts net loss of Rs.4.18 crore in Q2


November 9th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Polyester manufacturing major Indo Rama Synthetics (India) Ltd managed to improve its margin at a net loss of Rs.4.18 crore for the second quarter ending Sep 30 ... Read more...

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India’s ban on cotton exports unnerves Pakistani industry (Lead)


October 18th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Oct 18 (IANS) With India suspending its export of cotton, the Pakistani textile industry is worried, as it was banking on import of one million bales of the commodity ... Read more...

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Floods leave Pakistani textile firms in need of Indian cotton


October 18th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Oct 18 (IANS) Pakistan's textile industry, hit by a record hike in cotton prices following a massive crop damage in the recent floods, has become dependent on the import ... Read more...

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RMG trade bodies plead government for cotton costs


September 27th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): It has been come to news that the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) along with the Bangladesh Knitwear Manufactures and Exporters Association (BKMEA), of late ... Read more...

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Registration for cotton exports deferred till Oct 1


September 15th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Registration for cotton export contracts will start from Oct 1, a fortnight later than earlier planned, in a bid to contain speculative rise in prices, Commerce Secretary ... Read more...

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FIEO calls for restricted exports of cotton


September 4th, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) Saturday urged the government to restrict cotton exports so that adequate quantity of raw materials is made available for the ... Read more...

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Pakistan to import 1 million cotton bales from India


August 30th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 30 (IANS) Pakistani spinners have finalised deals with Indian exporters for import of one million bales of cotton since cotton crop has been extensively damaged in the floods that ... Read more...

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Ban on raw cotton registration to affect prices marginally


April 20th, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) The government's decision to indefinitely suspend registration of raw cotton export shipments from Monday would have little impact on domestic cotton prices as most of the exports for ... Read more...

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Indian jewellery and textile industries upset with General Budget


February 27th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur/Surat, Feb 27 (ANI): Finished jewellery makers of Jaipur and the workers working in the textile industries of Surat expressed their disappointment over the General Budget 2010-2011 presented by Union Finance ... Read more...

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Pests play spoilsport in soyabean farms of Vidarbha in Maharashtra


August 2nd, 2009 - 9:59 pm ICT by ANI
By SunilNagpur, Aug.2 (ANI): Soyabean farmers in Vidarbha region of Maharashtra are dejected, as the monsoon has not been favourable and besides that their crops have been attacked by semilooper pests.Cotton, ... Read more...

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Funds worth Rs.5 bn allowed for cotton farmers


February 5th, 2009 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) The government Thursday approved allocation of funds to the tune of Rs.5 billion (Rs.500 crore) for cotton growers as "reimbursement of losses"."The cabinet today (Thursday) approved allocation ... Read more...

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Higher support prices hit Gujarat cotton-ginning industry


November 26th, 2008 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
By Ami Sharma Ahmedabad, Nov 26 (ANI): The Cotton ginners in Gujarat are facing a hard time as the Government has raised the Minimum Support Price (MSP) by almost forty percent. Gujarat is ... Read more...

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Vaghela calls for withdrawal of import duty on cotton


July 7th, 2008 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 7 (IANS) Union Textiles Minister Shankarsinh Vaghela Monday said he favours the withdrawal of import duty on cotton to enable the textile industry source cheaper cotton from other countries at ... Read more...

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Foreign firms buying Indian cotton push up domestic prices


June 26th, 2008 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, June 26 (IANS) American and Singaporean companies have begun buying cotton from India, leading to an "abnormal increase" in its price in the country, a leading trade lobby has said. The ... Read more...

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Ban cotton exports, says textile industry


June 20th, 2008 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, June 20 (IANS) The textile industry has demanded complete ban on cotton exports until the year-end, even as exports resumed after a brief halt following a hike in air freight. In ... Read more...

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Spinning mills restive over spiralling cotton price


June 18th, 2008 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, June 18 (IANS) Cotton spinning mills in Gujarat are planning to observe a day's closure in protest against spiralling cotton prices and the government's failure to mitigate its difficulties. Sunil Jain, ... Read more...

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India likely to continue as second largest cotton producer


April 30th, 2008 - 1:09 pm ICT by admin
Ahmedabad, April 30 (IANS) India is expected to retain its current position as the second largest producer, user and exporter of cotton in the new season beginning in August, says the Washington-based ... Read more...

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Gujarat tops in cotton output in India


March 12th, 2008 - 5:47 pm ICT by admin
Ahmedabad, March 12 (IANS) With a total output of 11 million bales of cotton during the season 2007-08, Gujarat has accounted for 35.48 percent of the national output in the commodity, according ... Read more...

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Pakistan to import 500,000 bales of Indian cotton


December 13th, 2007 - 1:33 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Dec 13 (ANI): The Pakistan Government has allowed import of 500,000 bales of short staple cotton from India through land route via Wagah border to overcome domestic shortage. Sources said that the ... Read more...

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