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Resumed budget session may generate heat for government


April 23rd, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Congress may have averted some house trouble by asking Abhishek Manu Singhvi to step down from party and parliamentary posts over a sleaze ... Read more...

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Ministers’ panel to review cotton export ban


March 7th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Just two days after the commerce ministry banned cotton exports, citing low output and increased domestic demands, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday ordered a ... Read more...

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Iran can produce four atom bombs: Israel


February 3rd, 2012 - 2:33 am ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Feb 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran has four tonnes of 20 percent enriched uranium, sufficient to prepare four crude nuclear bombs in a year, said Israeli Military's intelligence head ... Read more...

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US Entity List removal not of much help: India


November 16th, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Nearly a year after the US lifted dual-use technology export ban to its space and defence institutions, India Wednesday said the Obama administration's decision ... Read more...

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Obama denies asking Australia to sell uranium to India


November 16th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 16 (IANS) Visiting US President Barak Obama has denied speculations that America influenced Australia to overturn its policy of not selling uranium to India. "We have not ... Read more...

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Nashik onion markets to re-open Wednesday


September 20th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Nashik (Maharashtra), Sep 20 (IANS) After remaining shut for 13 days, the Nashik wholesale onion markets will function as usual from Wednesday following the revocation of ban on onion ... Read more...

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Onion prices shoot up in Maharashtra


September 14th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Nashik/Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) Onion prices in Maharashtra have shot up yet again this week due to a supply crunch owing to growers' refusal to market their yield in protest ... Read more...

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Belarusian President warns action against protesters


June 15th, 2011 - 5:04 am ICT by IANS
Minsk, June 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said Tuesday he will clampdown hard on anyone found protesting against an export ban on fuel and certain goods, the Belta ... Read more...

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Maharashtra cotton farmers to meet Sonia on export ban


May 15th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur (Maharashtra), May 15 (IANS) A delegation of cotton farmers and farmers' widows from Maharashtra will meet United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chief Sonia Gandhi in New Delhi May 20, ... Read more...

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Gorkha Janmukti Morcha continues tea export ban


March 22nd, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Darjeeling, Mar.22 (ANI): The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM), a regional outfit in West Bengal, has said it will continue its call for a ban on the export of Darjeeling Tea till the ... Read more...

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Lift cotton export ban, demand Vidarbha farmers


February 27th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Feb 27 (IANS) Demanding that the export ban on cotton be lifted, over 2,000 farmers and farm widows Sunday hanged the effigies of union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee and Agriculture ... 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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Punjab traders hope Pakistan will lift onion ban (Lead)


January 7th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 7 (IANS) Traders in Punjab hope the Pakistan government will allow resumption of export of onions to India via the land route at Attari-Wagah border after New Delhi's overtures to ... Read more...

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Onion prices slide as export ban takes effect (Roundup)


December 22nd, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Onion prices, which ballooned to Rs.100 a kg in some parts of India, began sliding Wednesday as a ban on exports took effect and imports were allowed ... 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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Govt. admits irregularities in rice exports


November 19th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 19 (ANI): Government on Friday accepting that there were irregularities in non-basmati rice exports to some African countries during the tenure of the first United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government, ... Read more...

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Karnataka High Court upholds iron ore export ban


November 19th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 19 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court Friday upheld the state government's ban on export of iron ore.Chief Justice J.S. Khehar and Justice S. Abdul Nazeer dismissed petitions by around 40 ... Read more...

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Obama Visit: Less to give, more to take?


November 6th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi, Nov. 6 (ANI): As President Obama and accompanying American CEOs' reached Mumbai today, it is quite evident why he chose India's financial capital as his first stop.Unlike his ... Read more...

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Karnataka court seeks centre’s response on iron ore export ban


September 24th, 2010 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 24 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court Friday sought a response from the central government on why it did not act against the ban on export of iron ore imposed by ... Read more...

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Hindus & Jews want urgent solution to hike in global food prices


September 7th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Sep 7 (ANI): Hindus and Jews have expressed serious concerns at the recent rise in global food prices.Noted Hindu statesman Rajan Zed and Rabbi Jonathan B. Freirich, prominent Jewish leader ... Read more...

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Russia stops foodgrain exports


August 15th, 2010 - 8:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscoow, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has stopped the exports of foodgrains till the end of this year to cope up with the loss of agricultural harvest due to scorching heat wave ... Read more...

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Putin bans grain exports to give Russian economy breathing space


August 6th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Aug.6 (ANI): Russian Prime Minister Vladimir V. Putin has banned exports of grain after millions of acres of Russian wheat was left withered by a severe drought, drove up prices around ... Read more...

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Banning iron ore export makes no economic sense, says FIMI


August 3rd, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 3 (IANS) The Federation of Indian Mineral Industries (FIMI) Tuesday ridiculed the Karnataka government for banning export of iron ore, as it is not used by Indian steel plants ... Read more...

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Dhaka looks globally for yarn after Indian export ban


April 25th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 25 (IANS) Bangladesh's spinners are trying to import cotton yarn and raw cotton from Africa, Austria, the US and Brazil after India recently imposed a ban on its export. India is ... Read more...

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Japan Relieved At Blue-fin Tuna Ban’s Failure


March 22nd, 2010 - 11:11 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Mar 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A sigh of relief was heard all across Japan on Thursday, as the proposed ban on Bluefin tuna was rejected. The reports came on from the ... Read more...

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PM calls for export ban on essential items


February 6th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday called for a temporary ban on the export of essential commodities to fight rising prices, and urged state governments to take ... Read more...

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Bangladesh bans raw jute exports


December 8th, 2009 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 8 (DPA) Bangladesh Tuesday slapped an export ban on raw jute to ensure smooth supply of the natural fibre for its local mills as the South Asian country predicted dwindling ... Read more...

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India lifts ban on cement exports


December 22nd, 2008 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) With a significant increase in both the production and off-take of cement in India, the government has lifted the export ban on the commodity with immediate effect, ... Read more...

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Export ban on rice, wheat to be reviewed by Nov 9


September 4th, 2008 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 4 (IANS) The central government will review the current ban on export of rice, wheat, maize and pulses by Nov 9, a top government official said here."The empowered group of ... Read more...

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Government considering lifting rice export ban


August 5th, 2008 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The government looks set to relaxing the ban on export of non-basmati rice, an issue that dominated the meeting of empowered group of ministers (EGOM) here Tuesday ... Read more...

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India to retain curb on rice exports as well as futures


August 4th, 2008 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The government plans to extend the ban on futures trading in soy oil, rubber, chickpea and potato when it expires next month, and is expected to retain ... Read more...

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Government to lift ban on non-basmati rice exports only if stocks permit


August 1st, 2008 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The government will review the export ban on non-basmati rice after assessing the country's grain stocks, commerce minister Kamal Nath said Friday. “We will have a meeting ... Read more...

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Rice export ban to continue despite good harvest forecast


July 16th, 2008 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Although the government is expecting bumper rice harvest this year due to good monsoon, it has no plan to relax ban on rice exports, Agriculture Minister Sharad ... 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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‘India may lift rice export ban in four-five months’


June 17th, 2008 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Anticipating a record harvest and procurement of paddy in the coming season, a top official Tuesday said the current ban on export of rice may be relaxed ... Read more...

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