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Purchase price for pulses hiked


August 3rd, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Farmers will get a better price for their produce after the government hiked the minimum support price (MSP) for pulses like arhar (tur) ... Read more...

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Cabinet hikes rice purchase price to Rs.1,280 per quintal


June 14th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) Thursday hiked paddy's minimum support price (MSP) for the 2012-13 kharif crop by Rs 170 per quintal, ... Read more...

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India should allow processing of pulses for exports


April 6th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 6 (IANS) The Indian government should allow at least the processing of imported raw pulses for export markets so that the domestic milling industry occupies the slots now ... Read more...

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Haryana seeks Rs.1,800 MSP for paddy


February 17th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 17 (IANS) The Haryana government Friday sought enhanced minimum support price (MSP) of Rs.1,800 per quintal for paddy and other crops of the Kharif season 2012-13.Chief Minister Bhupinder ... Read more...

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MP alleges harassment by PM’s security, Pranab apologises (Lead)


December 21st, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday apologised to Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Dara Singh Chauhan who alleged that a member of his party was ... Read more...

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Low import duty hits Himachal silk growers (Lead)


December 20th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 20 (IANS) Reduction in import duty on raw silk has severely hit the domestic industry, impacting the livelihood of over 9,000 farmers engaged in sericulture in Himachal Pradesh, ... Read more...

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Low import duty hits Himachal silk growers


December 20th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 20 (IANS) Reduction in import duty on raw silk has severely hit the domestic industry, impacting the livelihood of over 9,000 farmers engaged in sericulture in Himachal Pradesh, ... Read more...

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Jute growers to get subsidy over MSP in Bengal


November 4th, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 3 (IANS) Jute growers of West Bengal will now get a subsidy of Rs.400 per quintal on raw jute over the minimum support price (MSP) of Rs.1,700 per ... Read more...

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Changing food habits causing inflation: Thomas


October 28th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Changing food habits and increased purchasing power were causing high food inflation in the country, a minister said Friday."Food habits of people are changing. Their ... Read more...

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Pay Rs.1,800 per quintal of wheat: Badal


October 24th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 24 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal said Monday the price at which the government buys wheat from farmers should be fixed at Rs.1,800 per quintal for ... Read more...

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Kashmir sets paddy MSP at Rs.1,080 per quintal


October 11th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 10 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government Monday fixed the minimum support price of paddy at Rs.1,080 per quintal for the current kharif season.Agriculture Minister Ghulam Hassan Mir ... Read more...

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Badal rejects new minimum price for wheat


October 8th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 8 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Saturday rejected the minimum support price (MSP) of Rs.1,350 per quintal announced by the central government for wheat for 2012-13.In ... Read more...

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Hooda seeks Rs.200 bonus on paddy


October 6th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 6 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Thursday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to announce a bonus of Rs.200 per quintal over and above the ... Read more...

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Haryana paddy procurement to begin Oct 1


September 22nd, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 22 (IANS) Paddy procurement in Haryana will begin from Oct 1, a minister said Thursday, adding that all arrangements had been made for smooth procurement.State Food and Supplies ... Read more...

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Seven more Vidarbha farmers commit suicide in last 48 hours


September 8th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 8 (IANS) With seven cotton growers committing suicide in the past two days, a total 514 farmers have so far killed themselves in 2011 alone in the Vidarbha ... Read more...

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Five farmers commit suicide in Vidarbha


September 2nd, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Sep 2 (IANS) With five cotton growers committing suicide Thursday, a total of 507 farmers have killed themselves during 2011 alone in Vidarbha region of Maharashtra, an NGO fighting ... Read more...

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Akali Dal slams insufficient paddy support price hike


June 10th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh June 10 (IANS) Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal Friday termed as insufficent the Rs.80 per quintal hike in the minimum support price (MSP) for paddy announced by the union ... Read more...

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Three ‘top performing’ MPs to be honoured by Chennai NGO


May 3rd, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 3 (IANS) City based non-governmental organisation (NGO) Prime Point Foundation will honour three members of parliament Saturday for their top performance till date in the 15th Lok ... Read more...

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Randstad to focus on pharma, IT


April 29th, 2011 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 28 (IANS) The Netherlands based human resource services company Euro 14.2 billion revenue Randstad is betting big on large banking financial services and insurance (BFSI), information technology (IT) ... Read more...

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BJP farmers’ wing starts campaign to visit grain markets


April 24th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 24 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party Kisan Morcha (BJPKM) Sunday launched a nationwide campaign to visit grain markets across the country to understand and highlight the problems ... Read more...

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Badal wants support price of wheat to be hiked


April 7th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 7 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Thursday sought personal intervention of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to enhance the Minimum Support Price (MSP) for wheat.Badal said ... Read more...

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Haryana to soon have agriculture policy: Hooda


February 6th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jind (Haryana), Feb 6 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Sunday said that his government has asked the State Farmers Commission to formulate an agriculture policy that will better the lot ... Read more...

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Ethnic Indians among Malaysia’s title awardees


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 2 (IANS) M. Kayveas, who heads the Peoples Progressive Party (PPP), a constituent of the ruling coalition Barisan Nasional (BN), is among the ethnic Indians who are recipients ... Read more...

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Farmers’ protest hits railway services in Punjab


October 30th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
By Ashwini MalhotraJalandhar (Punjab), Oct.30 (ANI): Punjab's railway network was badly affected by a farmers' protest on Friday.Members of various farmer and labour organisations blocked railway traffic at several places. The protest ... Read more...

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Badal slams meagre hike in wheat support price


October 21st, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 21 (IANS) Punjab, which contributes nearly 60 percent of the country's foodgrain production, is upset with the central government for announcing a meagre Rs.20 per quintal (100 kg) hike in ... Read more...

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Cabinet decides to raise minimum support price for Rabi crop


October 20th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 20 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Wednesday increased the Minimum Support Price (MSP) for the Rabi crop for 2010-11.While, the MSP for wheat has ... Read more...

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Labour MSP caught admiring ‘dark, dusky woman’ on microphone


June 16th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 16 (ANI): Admiring a woman discreetly is one thing, but being heard doing just that on a microphone in a public meeting is another - that too for a Labour ... Read more...

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Badal protests meagre hike in paddy support price


June 10th, 2010 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 10 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Thursday slammed the central government for the meagre hike of Rs.50 in the minimum support price (MSP) for paddy. The MSPs of paddy ... Read more...

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Badal criticises fertilizer price hike


May 21st, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 21 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Friday slammed the central government for the recent hike in fertilizer prices, saying this would burden the farmers. Badal said the prices of ... Read more...

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Haryana seeks Rs.1,275 per quintal minimum price for wheat


May 10th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 10 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Monday urged the Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices (CACP) to fix Rs.1,275 per quintal as the Minimum Support Price (MSP) for ... Read more...

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Soon, a bill to allow dishing out of dog Asbos!


February 11th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 11 (ANI): The Scottish Parliament is set to introduce a bill, which aims to "influence the behaviour of the dog owner in order to improve the behaviour of the dog".The ... Read more...

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Three state-run textile mills reopen after 30 years (With Image)


January 19th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Textiles Minister Dayanidhi Maran here Tuesday re-opened three textile mills, which were lying shut for three decades and have been revived at a cost of Rs.73 crore. The ... Read more...

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Coming soon: Scotland Walk of Fame?


December 26th, 2009 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 26 (ANI): A Scottish MSP has proposed celebration of Scotland's artistic talent.South of Scotland MSP Aileen Campbell said stars such as Lulu, Robbie Coltrane, Irvine Welsh and Brian Cox could ... Read more...

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Steps taken to check rising food prices, says government


December 17th, 2009 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) The government Thursday said it was concerned over rising food prices and has taken several steps to check this. "The government is concerned about the increase in food ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh urges Pawar to raise paddy support price


November 26th, 2009 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur/New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh met union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar in New Delhi Thursday and urged him to raise the minimum support price (MSP) for paddy ... Read more...

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