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Auction iron ore from Goa, CM told


September 10th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 10 (IANS) Iron ore generated from Goa's 90 plus mines should be auctioned and extraction be brought down from over 50 million tonnes to 10 million tonnes, an ... Read more...

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Now Bangladesh eyes China’s cloth market


September 3rd, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 3 (IANS) With China rapidly progressing toward the high-tech industries than basic manufacturing items, Bangladesh is anticipating a big boom in its garment exports to the nearly $300 ... Read more...

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Another Indian horticulture farm to sprout in Ethiopia this year


May 17th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, May 17 (IANS) A second Indian company, Esimo Flower & Agro Industries Plc, is investing $100 million in Ethiopia to produce flowers, fruits, and vegetables for the European, ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka plans tea hub, imports from India, China


May 16th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 16 (IANS) Sri Lanka's tea exporters are lobbying for liberalized imports to expand the industry and make it into a tea hub by blending high quality tea from ... Read more...

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Bangladesh criticizes India’s ban on cotton export


March 8th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 8 (IANS) Bangladesh's garment sector is likely to face difficulties following shortage of cotton as India, the region's largest producer of the item, has imposed a ban on ... Read more...

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‘Myanmar can become top rice exporter’


February 2nd, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Feb 2 (IANS) Myanmar has the potential to reclaim the title of the world's No. 1 rice exporter, an industry leader has said.The country's rice harvest may more than ... Read more...

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Hike in iron ore export duty irks Goa mining industry


January 4th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 4 (IANS) A recent decision of the union finance ministry to hike export duty on iron ore from 20 percent to 30 percent has irked trade organisations ... Read more...

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‘25 mn tonnes illegal ore extracted in five years in Goa’


November 23rd, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 23 (IANS) Over 25 million tonnes of illegal iron ore has been extracted by over-zealous mining companies out of Goa over the last five years, a green ... Read more...

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Weak rupee brings cheer to seafood industry


November 22nd, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Nov 22 (IANS) The rupee plummeting to a record low by touching Rs.52.73 against the US dollar has brought cheer to the export-oriented seafood industry.Anwar Hashim, vice chairman of ... Read more...

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Mining association admits to illegal exports from Goa


November 21st, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 21 (IANS) An association of leading mine owners in Goa Monday admitted to illegal mining and exports of iron ore in Goa, but expressed concern over a ... Read more...

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‘Fly by night mining operators creating problems’


November 17th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Miramar (Goa), Nov 17 (IANS) Goa's angry mining industry Thursday took potshots at what they called "fly by night" mining operators and traders for tarnishing the image of established ... Read more...

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Goa port to tackle dubious iron ore shipments


October 17th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 17 (IANS) Mormugao Port Trust, Goa's only major port, said it will crack down on ore exporters shipping across dubious consignments of iron ore whose source and authenticity ... Read more...

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Irregular, illegal mining same: Goa PAC


October 5th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 5 (IANS) Irregular and illegal mining are one and the same, according to the Public Accounts Committee's (PAC) report on illegal mining submitted Wednesday to the speaker of ... Read more...

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Iron ore export from Goa to dip next fiscal: Exporters body


October 4th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 4 (IANS) Iron ore exports from Goa are expected to dip this financial year as the Goa government has issued stringent regulatory methods in the wake of the ... Read more...

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Goa ore exporters do not want CBI to probe illegal mining


October 4th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 4 (IANS) Ore exporters in Goa do not want a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into Goa's mega mining scam, even as their spokesperson admitted that some ... Read more...

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Exporters association not responsible for unlisted firms


September 21st, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 21 (IANS) Less than a week after the Justice M.B. Shah Commission probing illegal mining visited the controversial sites in Goa, a body of ore exporters Wednesday said ... 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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Goa mining scam worth Rs.10,000 crore: Congress legislator


September 17th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 17 (IANS) Goa's illegal mining scandal is worth Rs.10,000 crore ($2 billion), former deputy chief minister of Goa and Congress legislator Dayanand Narvekar Saturday told the Justice ... Read more...

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Goa mining scam: Shah probe to look at pre-Beijing Olympic demand boom


September 16th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 16 (IANS) A nine-member commission led by retired Supreme Court judge M.B. Shah will probe Goa's mining scam with a special eye to illegal extraction of iron ore ... 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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Goa, mining firms talks on creating corridor stalemated


July 21st, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 21 (IANS) Goa's Rs.6,000 crore mining industry wants the state government to renew old mining leases and resolve environmental issues, in return for their financial contribution towards a ... Read more...

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Dhaka apparel sector seeks relief


May 29th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 29 (IANS) Bangladesh's apparel industry has sought relief from the government, citing competitors, including India, that have bagged more export orders by reducing costs."China, India, and Pakistan have ... Read more...

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No more FDI in Bangladesh garment sector


May 16th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 16 (IANS) Conceding demands from the readymade garments industry, the Bangladesh government has said it will not allow any more foreign direct investment (FDI) in the country's money-spinning ... Read more...

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Indo-Bangla chamber seeks land for Indian SEZ


May 8th, 2011 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 8 (IANS) Leaders of the India-Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry have sought allocation of 100 acres of land from the Bangladesh government on the border with India ... Read more...

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Indian seafood exports soars


May 7th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, May 7 (IANS) Indian seafood exports reached $2.7 billion in 2010-2011 compared to $2.1 billion in the previous fiscal year, officials said. Europe is the leading market for Indian ... Read more...

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Stop FDI, says Bangladesh’s garments industry


May 6th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 6 (IANS) Bangladesh's readymade garments industry, the country's highest foreign exchange earner, has demanded that the government stop all foreign direct investment (FDI) as it is "unable to ... Read more...

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Goa mine owners stashed black money in Swiss banks: CPI


April 29th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 29 (IANS) Several owners of Goa's 100-odd open cast iron ore mines have millions of dollars worth of black money stashed away in Swiss bank accounts, a Communist ... Read more...

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Fishermen block Goa port, Coast Guard help sought


April 16th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 16 (IANS) The Goa government Saturday asked the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) and the Indian Navy (IN) to clear a "guerrilla style" waterfront blockade of the Mormugao Port ... 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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Bangladesh to review wages after industrial violence


December 13th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 13 (IANS) The Bangladesh government has pledged to review any discrepancies in the wage revision it had prescribed for the three million-plus workers in the apparel sector after protests in ... Read more...

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Pakistan-Afghanistan trade deal to be challenged in court


November 2nd, 2010 - 1:45 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 2 (IANS) The government of Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa province will challenge in court a deal on the transit of goods between Afghanistan and Pakistan, saying it will only benefit India ... Read more...

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Not just match, Goa rains queer pitch for mining too


October 23rd, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 23 (IANS) Rains are not just threatening to disrupt the India-Australia cricket match Sunday. The unprecedented October downpour in Goa, leading to turbulent seas, are also affecting the export of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

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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Activists pleased at proposed mines policy


June 30th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 30 (IANS) Activists against illegal mining have welcomed a proposed central mines and minerals policy that will ensure 26 percent free equity, employment and assistance to people whose land is ... Read more...

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Dhaka garment units resume work after security assurance


June 23rd, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 23 (IANS) About 250 readymade garment units located on the outskirts of Dhaka, which saw violent protests by workers over closure of factories during last three days, resumed operations Wednesday ... Read more...

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