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Dhumal opens cold store, apple packing units


July 30th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 30 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Monday opened an integrated cold chain storage facility and two computerised grading and packing units in the apple-growing areas ... Read more...

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Bengal rules out contact farming


June 4th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 4 (IANS) The West Bengal government is preparing a draft to amend legislation regarding agricultural marketing but won't follow the centre's advice on adopting contract farming, a ... Read more...

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Star Group bags TV rights of BCCI


April 2nd, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 2 (IANS) The Rupert Murdoch-led Star Group Monday bagged the six-year broadcast and digital rights of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for all international ... Read more...

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Economic Survey pegs inflation at 6.5-7 percent


March 15th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The Economic Survey for 2011-12 tabled by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee in parliament Thursday pegged inflation at 6.5-7 percent by end of March and ... Read more...

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Sahara’s pull out unfortunate: BCCI


February 4th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 4 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Saturday termed Sahara's pull out from sponsorship and the Pune franchise of the Indian Premier League (IPL) ... Read more...

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Comments from India Inc. on foreign equity in retail trade


November 25th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) India Inc. overwhelmingly welcomed the government decision to allow up to 51 percent foreign equity in multi-brand retail trade and 100 percent in single-brand format. ... Read more...

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Two Champions League matches shifted from Kolkata to Bangalore


August 16th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Tuesday shifted two Champions League matches slated for Oct 1 to Bangalore from Kolakata due to security ... Read more...

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Rs.10-crore haul in Lokayukta raids on officials


July 22nd, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 22 (IANS) Even as a political storm is brewing over illegasl mining in Karnataka, the Lokayukta (ombudsman) Friday raided premises of eight officials across the state and seized ... Read more...

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Two cold storages to be set up in Himachal


March 25th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 25 (IANS) The central government has decided to set up two cold storages in the apple-growing areas of Himachal Pradesh, an official statement said here Friday.Two controlled-atmosphere cold ... Read more...

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Wholesale onion prices crash 50 percent in north Karnataka


December 22nd, 2010 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 22 (IANS) Onion prices in the wholesale market in north Karnataka's Hubli crashed 50 percent Wednesday with growers and agents bringing more stocks for auctioning, an official said."Wholesale prices of ... Read more...

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Bharti Airtel bags BCCI’s sponsorship rights for home series


August 20th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) India's Telecom giant Bharti Airtel Friday bagged the sponsorship rights for the Indian cricket team's home series for a period of three years (2010-2013). "Bharti Airtel has won the ... Read more...

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Wholesale vegetable market observes daylong strike in Delhi


August 5th, 2010 - 11:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 5 (ANI): Traders and distributors in India's largest wholesale vegetable and fruit market, the Azadpur Mandi, observed a daylong strike on Thursday here.The strike came in the wake ... Read more...

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Chirayu Amin low-key, clean cricket administrator


April 26th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Indian cricket board vice-president Chirayu Amin finds himself in the spotlight with his sudden shift to the multi-billion dollar Indian Premier League (IPL) as its interim ... Read more...

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BCCI extends Sahara sponsorship deal by six months


December 2nd, 2009 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 2 (IANS) Unable to find any takers for the team's sponsorship, the Indian cricket board Wednesday extended its present contract with Sahara by six months. Board secretary N.Srinivasan said in ... Read more...

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Rising prices of food articles pinch common man


November 6th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) Forget the season's exotic vegetables, even the common potato, tomato and onion are now beyond the common man's reach. According to official data on select commodities, prices of ... Read more...

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States must play catalytic role in food processing sector: PM


October 6th, 2009 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) The state governments need to play a catalytic role in the country's food processing industry so that the small and unorganised players in this sector become ... Read more...

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West Bengal may modify agri-marketing act


October 3rd, 2009 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Barasat (West Bengal), Oct 3 (IANS) The West Bengal government is planning to modify its Agricultural Produce Marketing Committee (APMC) Act, Minister of Agricultural Marketing Mortaza Hossain said here Saturday. "The state is ... Read more...

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Truckers’ strike off but normalcy may take another day


January 13th, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) A day after the truckers called off their eight-day agitation, movement of commodities started resuming on major highways Wednesday, even as supplies of fruits and vegetables continued ... Read more...

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Left Front hopeful of Metro Cash & Carry solution (Lead)


September 27th, 2008 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 27 (IANS) West Bengal's ruling Left Front was Saturday hopeful of resolving the differences between two of its constituents over renewing the licence of German wholesale major Metro Cash & ... Read more...

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Forward Bloc opposes Metro Cash & Carry licence


September 27th, 2008 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 27 (IANS) The Forward Bloc (FB), a member of West Bengal's ruling Left Front (LF), Saturday asked the state government to withdraw by Sep 30 its decision to renew the ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb for Metro Cash & Carry licence, Forward Bloc protests (Lead)


September 27th, 2008 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 27 (IANS) West Bengal's ruling Left Front plunged into fresh crisis Friday night with alliance member Forward Bloc saying its ministers would not attend the state secretariat from Monday to ... Read more...

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Forward Bloc not to renew licence of Metro Cash & Carry


September 27th, 2008 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 26 (IANS) The Forward Bloc, a prominent partner of West Bengal's Left Front government, Friday said it would not renew the licence of German wholesale major Metro Cash & Carry."Our ... Read more...

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Nethotzone launches free Internet kiosk for farmers


May 5th, 2008 - 11:49 pm ICT by admin
Ahmedabad, May 5 (IANS) City-based Nethotzone Monday announced that it would launch a free internet kiosk at an agricultural fair being held in Vadodara to provide valuable information to farmers free of ... Read more...

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AP Government forms relief committee on Guntur chilli market fire


May 4th, 2008 - 7:15 pm ICT by admin
Guntur (Andhra Pradesh), May 4 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Governmenton Sundayformed a Relief Committee to look into immediate and permanent measures to be taken up following a major fire that broke out ... Read more...

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Monitor prices regularly to check inflation: minister


April 16th, 2008 - 8:10 pm ICT by admin
By Rajeev Ranjan Roy New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Regular high-level monitoring of the price situation is necessary to deal with the current bout of inflation, says Minister for Rural Development Raghuvansh Prasad ... Read more...

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