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Northeast’s fourth mega food park in Tripura


July 29th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 29 (IANS) The northeast's fourth mega food park will be set up in Tripura at a cost of Rs.72 crore to accelerate the growth of food processing industry ... Read more...

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Latin American states keen on investing in Bengal: Mamata


June 16th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 16 (IANS) Latin American countries like Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay are interested in investing in West Bengal's tourism, information technology, and food processing industries, Chief Minister Mamata ... Read more...

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Beverage makers set for summer war in $10 bn market


April 9th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) With the mercury rising and the fizz getting louder, beverage makers are launching new products and campaigns with catchy taglines to grab a share of ... Read more...

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Industry wants laws to be implemented for food quality


March 28th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) Captains of the food and beverage industry Wednesday said all food laws and regulations should be brought under one bracket and implemented on all brands, be ... Read more...

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Thailand seeks Indian investments


January 25th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra Wednesday asked Indian businesses to invest in her country, saying it could act as a gateway to the larger ASEAN ... Read more...

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Karnataka holding agri-biz summit to woo investments


November 25th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 25 (IANS) The Karnataka government is holding a two-day global agri-business and food processing summit here Dec 1-2 to attract huge investment in the farm sector."As agriculture and ... Read more...

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Food processing industry can help northeast


November 24th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Nov 24 (IANS) Food processing industries can play "a very important role" in the development of India's northeast, Mizoram Governor V. Purushothaman said Thursday.He spoke while inaugurating a one-day ... Read more...

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Manufacturing policy is designed to create jobs: CII


November 13th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The National Manufacturing Policy (NMP) provides special emphasis on the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) which will help in promotion of employment intensive industries ... Read more...

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India increases sugar export to maintain price


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Buoyed by the better-than-expected sugarcane production, India has doubled its sugar export quota under open general licence to 10 lakh tonnes in a bid to ... Read more...

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Financial assistance for setting up food processing units: Mahant


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The government Tuesday said it would provide financial assistance to entrepreneurs for setting up food processing industries to avoid wastage of perishable products."The assistance is ... Read more...

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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s new team


July 12th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Following is the new look of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's team after a reshuffle of his council of ministers Tuesday, inducting eight new faces, ... Read more...

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List of ministers to take oath Tuesday evening


July 12th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday wrote to President Pratibha Patil recommending that the following be appointed as members of his council of ministers: CABINET ... Read more...

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Mango Festival begins in Delhi


July 2nd, 2011 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) With around 500 varieties of mangos in all shapes and sizes on display, the 23rd annual Mango Festival commenced here Friday.Organised at Dilli Haat in ... Read more...

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‘Food processing industry needs to form consortium for R&D;’


June 30th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) A group of government and private institutions should join hands to provide research and development inputs to food processing enterprises as most firms in the ... Read more...

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‘Tax waiver must for food packaging sector’


May 2nd, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) High taxes on packaging materials used by the Indian food processing industry is not only hampering the growth of the sector domestically but also ... Read more...

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Pawar for setting up of food processing mission


May 1st, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Minister for Food Processing Industries Sharad Pawar has mooted setting up of a National Food Processing Mission to spur the sector's growth rate from around ... Read more...

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Escalated cost of automobile testing centres approved


April 28th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The government Thursday approved an upward revision in the cost of setting up national automotive testing and research centres and the national institute of food ... Read more...

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All corrupt ministers should be sacked: Anna Hazare


April 7th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 7 (ANI): Continuing his fast-unto-death for the third consecutive day over the enactment of an anti-corruption bill to give wider powers to the Ombudsman, veteran social activist Anna ... Read more...

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Himachal invites food processing firms


April 7th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 7 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Thursday invited private investment in food processing industries to promote ginger cultivation in the state."We are inviting private firms to set up agriculture and ... Read more...

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Pawar gives into Hazare’s demand, quits GoM on corruption


April 6th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 6 (ANI): Union Agriculture and Food Processing Industries Minister Sharad Pawar on Wednesday evening resigned from the Group of Ministers (GoM) meant to look into the amendments required ... Read more...

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Hazare rejects Pawar’s offer to quit from Lokpal Bill GoM


April 6th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 6 (ANI): Veteran social activist Anna Hazare, who is continuing with his hunger strike demanding enactment of an anti-corruption bill to give wider powers to the Ombudsman, on ... Read more...

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Govt. needs to give serious thought to foodgrains export: Pawar


April 6th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 6 (ANI): Union Agriculture and Food Processing Industries Minister Sharad Pawar on Wednesday said the government has to take a serious thought on storage, allocation of foodgrains to states ... Read more...

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Thai PM arrives in India Tuesday, focus on economic ties


April 4th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Thailand's Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva will pay his maiden state visit to India when he arrives here Tuesday, during which both countries hope to ... Read more...

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Global standards in India should attain agriculture education, says Pawar


February 23rd, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): Minister for Agriculture and Food Processing Industries Sharad Pawar has called for evolving global standards to enhance quality and relevance of agricultural education and research in the ... Read more...

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Group of ministers to consider farmers’ issue


February 22nd, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 22 (IANS) The union government has constituted a Group of Ministers (GoM) to look into the issue of relief package to Madhya Pradesh's farmers, a statement from the chief ... Read more...

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The new council of ministers after Wednesday’s reshuffle


January 19th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The following is the list of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's new council of ministers that has 34 cabinet rank ministers, six ministers of state for independent ... Read more...

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List of Manmohan Singh’s ‘reshuffled’ council of ministers (Lead)


January 19th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) In the first major revamp of his council of ministers, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday inducted three new ministers of state and promoted three to cabinet ... Read more...

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Keeping assembly polls in mind, Manmohan Singh reshuffles UPA II Cabinet


January 19th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.19 (ANI): Keeping in mind that assembly elections are to be held in the key states of Uttar Pradesh, Kerala, West Bengal and Tamil Nadu, the Prime Minister, Dr. ... Read more...

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Sharad Pawar relieved of consumer affairs portfolio


January 19th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Under attack for his alleged failure in curbing the rising prices of essential commodities, senior minister Sharad Pawar Wednesday was relieved of the charge of consumer ... Read more...

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New council of ministers of the Manmohan Singh government


January 19th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The following is the reshuffled council of ministers of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government, headed by Prime Minister manmohan Singh, which has three ministers ... Read more...

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Top-level visits from Canada to India begin this month


January 6th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Jan 6 (IANS) After 2010, which saw almost a dozen Canadian ministers visit India, top-level visits in the new year begin with Clement Gignac, minister of economic development for ... Read more...

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Private participation sought in promoting ayurveda


December 27th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 27 (IANS) Food Processing Industries Minister Subodh Kant Sahay Monday called for increased participation from the private sector in the growth and development of ayurveda as an alternative system of ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh look to doubling bilateral trade


November 11th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Nov 11 (IANS) Leading industry chambers of India and Bangladesh have formed a task force to increase the trade between the two neighbours, officials said here Thursday.The Confederation of Indian Industry ... Read more...

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Food and beverage summit in Mumbai to showcase technology


October 27th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) A food and beverage summit, Food & Bev Tech 2010, would open here Friday, showcasing the latest machinery, packaging equipment and accessories required by the industry.Food ... Read more...

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India, France plan pact to boost food processing


October 7th, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) French President Nicolas Sarkozy's visit to India in December this year will see the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between the two countries to boost ... Read more...

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