natural rubber

Rubber grown with tea? It’s being tried in West Bengal


September 19th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 19 (IANS) The Rubber Board has begun trial cultivation of rubber with tea in West Bengal to change the perception that rubber is harmful to environment and ... Read more...

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JK Tyre actively looking for rubber plantation overseas


July 30th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 30 (IANS) JK Tyre and Industries, the number one truck and bus radial tyre maker in India, is "actively" looking for acquisition of rubber plantation overseas for its ... Read more...

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Satellite surveys to tap India’s rubber growing areas (Lead)


June 29th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 29 (IANS) The Rubber Board and the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) are conducting satellite imagery surveys to discover potential areas of natural rubber cultivation in India, ... Read more...

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‘Satellite surveys to discover potential new rubber areas’


June 29th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 29 (IANS) The Rubber Board, in association with the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has been conducting satellite imagery surveys to find out potential areas of natural ... Read more...

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‘Northeast needs new road making techniques for growth’


February 6th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 6 (IANS) To ensure enhanced rural connectivity, growth, investment and environmental protection, sustainable new technology must be adopted in road construction in India, specially in the mountainous ... Read more...

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India’s second rubber park comes up in Tripura


January 27th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 27 (IANS) India's second industrial rubber park has come up in Bodhungnagar in western Tripura to boost the country's elastic polymer industry.The park, a joint venture between the ... Read more...

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States should amend laws to protect labour: Kharge


October 23rd, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Coonoor (Tamil Nadu), Oct 23 (IANS) As laws to protect labour from exploitation and inequality are on the concurrent list, the onus is on states to amend the various acts ... Read more...

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ASEAN markets more accessible to Indian companies: FICCI


September 25th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Free trade agreement (FTA) with Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has increased market access for Indian companies, a survey by the Federation of Indian ... Read more...

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Kerala opposition walks out over rubber import


July 19th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 19 (IANS) Staging a walkout in the assembly, the Left opposition in Kerala Tuesday alleged that the central government's decision to import rubber was meant to please the ... Read more...

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Car-makers to increase prices from January


January 1st, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) Car buyers will have to shell out a bit more this year with major auto makers poised to increase the prices of their vehicles citing rise in ... Read more...

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‘Better connectivity of northeast India with rest of world is crucial’


September 24th, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 24 (IANS) Better connectivity between northeast India and the rest of the world is necessary to ferry men and material between the region and the outside world, President Pratibha ... Read more...

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Plantation sector asks government to share social cost burden


September 14th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Coonoor (Tamil Nadu), Sep 14 (IANS) Planters of coffee, tea, spices and rubber of south India here Tuesday urged the government to share 50 percent of the cost of social ... Read more...

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South Indian commodity planters to focus on marketing


September 12th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Coonoor (Tamil Nadu), Sep 12 (IANS) Planters of tea, coffee, rubber and spices from South India will focus on pruning their marketing strategies at a meeting here Monday in the wake of ... Read more...

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Tyre manufacturers request government intervention to cut losses


July 30th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
By Juhan SamuelKochi, July 30 (ANI): The tyre industry in Kerala has requested government intervention over the surging input cost of natural rubber and asks the government to intervene.India's top tyre firms ... Read more...

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Kerala planters happy with soaring rubber prices


July 10th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanu George Kottayam (Kerala), July 10 (IANS) Planters in Kerala are a happy lot with the soaring prices of natural rubber which are hovering around an all-time high of Rs.182 a kg ... Read more...

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Rubber growers get Rs.95 lakh assistance for 2010-11


May 26th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The government Wednesday said 18,915 rubber growers will receive financial assistance of Rs.95 lakh this financial year. The growers will receive the amount on the basis of price ... Read more...

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Trade, industry groups urge Dhaka to invest in India


February 1st, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 1 (IANS) Now that India has lifted investment-related restrictions on Bangladesh, trade and industry groups have urged Dhaka to invest in India. Pakistan and Bangladesh were the only countries ... Read more...

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Rubber cultivation to be pushed in the north-east


November 14th, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Nov 14 (IANS) Area under rubber cultivation in the north-eastern region would be doubled to make India the number one natural rubber growing country in the world, rubber board chairman Sajen ... Read more...

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Genetically engineered dandelion can ooze more rubber


September 17th, 2009 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, September 17 (ANI): Scientists have developed a genetically engineered dandelion that produces more latex that could be used in gloves, tyres and drugs.For thousands of years, most of the world's rubber ... Read more...

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Now, tires made of oil from orange peels


July 11th, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 11 (ANI): Reports indicate that tire manufacturer Yokohama is now selling a model made with 80 percent non-petroleum material, substituting orange oil as the primary ingredient to make vulcanized rubber.According ... Read more...

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Jimmy Choo, Hunter to make wellies (Fashion snippet)


January 9th, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 9 (IANS) Shoe firm Jimmy Choo and British brand Hunter have collaborated with each other to create the most luxurious Wellington boots. The end result is a natural rubber boot ... Read more...

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Economic crisis takes toll on Kerala liquor sales


December 10th, 2008 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 10 (IANS) The economic downturn has affected almost every sector in the country and liquor sales are no exception. So much so, Kerala, one of the leading liquor consuming states ... Read more...

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Apollo Tyres seeks state help over Kerala unit lockout


August 18th, 2008 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Trissur (Kerala), Aug 18 (IANS) The Apollo Tyres management, which declared a lockout at its Perambara unit near here over a labour dispute, now wants the Kerala government to intervene, a senior ... Read more...

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New method will make rubber out of dandelions for less money than current methods


August 7th, 2008 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 7 (ANI): Scientists are currently designing a processing plant that will turn sticky white dandelion root sap into quality rubber for less money than current methods, thus revolutionizing the ... Read more...

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Rubber thread industry uplifts prospects for rubber planters


July 11th, 2008 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
By Pinaki Das Agartala, July 11 (ANI): Rubber planters in Tripura have welcomed the establishment of the rubber thread industry in the outskirts of Agartala. The unit is a sister concern of the ... Read more...

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Kerala’s income from rubber could witness sharp increase


June 17th, 2008 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, June 17 (IANS) Kerala's income from rubber could witness a sizeable increase if the price of natural rubber remains at the current level. The price now hovers around a record level ... Read more...

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Labour crunch makes Kerala fancy rubber instead of paddy(Feature)


June 9th, 2008 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Jeevan Mathew Kurian Kozhikode, June 9 (IANS) Muthoran is a 70-year-old farmer. He used to grow rice paddy in about three acres of his land, but he disposed it of two years ... Read more...

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Indian rubber hits new highs on tight supply


May 31st, 2008 - 7:35 pm ICT by admin
Kottayam (Kerala), May 31 (ANI): A peak rise in prices of natural rubber in India has forced the industries to source whatever stocks available in the market hit by crop-loss and ... Read more...

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Now, green sneakers made of organic cotton, natural rubber


May 29th, 2008 - 4:29 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 29 (ANI): Veja Sneakers have designed organic cotton shoes, whose soles are made of natural rubber sourced from the Amazon rainforest.The Triple Bottom Line shoe is being regarded ... Read more...

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Natural rubber price hits new high


May 7th, 2008 - 11:25 pm ICT by admin
Kozhikode, May 7 (IANS) The price of natural rubber touched Rs.120 per kilogram Wednesday in Kochi, the highest price recorded so far for the RSS-4 (Ribbed Smoked Sheet-4) grade in the Indian ... Read more...

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Northeast could be largest rubber producing region


March 25th, 2008 - 11:19 am ICT by admin
By Sujit Chakraborty Agartala, March 25 (IANS) India's northeast has the potential to transform itself into the world's largest natural rubber producing region and the country's second rubber-based industrial park is being set ... Read more...

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