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Pros and cons of foreign equity in retailing


November 25th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Following are the main issues raised by those in favour of foreign equity in multi-brand retailing and those opposed to it:Those against:- It will lead to closure of tens of thousands ... Read more...

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The pros and cons of foreign equity in retailing


November 24th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The following are the main issues raised by those in favour of foreign equity in multi-brand retailing and those opposed to it:Those against:- It will ... Read more...

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Insects, pests damage sugarcane crop in Meerut District


August 12th, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), Aug.12 (ANI): Sugarcane farmers are facing a double-edged sword of a prolonged drought and pesticides damaging about 50 per cent of their standing crop.More than a quarter of the ... Read more...

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Women engaged in agriculture more prone to cancer


June 16th, 2009 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, June 16 (ANI): Women working in the agricultural sector face the highest risk of contracting leukaemia, according to Massey University scientists.The finding comes from the recently released analysis by the university's ... Read more...

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Government will examine further oil price cut: Pranab Mukherjee


December 19th, 2008 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) The government will look into the oil price issue following the steep fall in global oil prices, Minister for External Affairs Pranab Mukherjee told parliament Friday."We will ... Read more...

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Pakistan Radio finds prosperous farmers in Punjab miserable


October 6th, 2008 - 8:54 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Oct.6 (ANI): Radio Pakistan in its latest edition of Punjabi Durbar programme has discovered that the Central and Punjab State governments are following anti- farmer policies which are causing miseries ... Read more...

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