Fertiliser makers want government to raise urea price

September 20th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Fertiliser producers Thursday urged the government to cut the subsidy on urea and raise the same on phosphate and potash-based fertilisers for a balanced use ... Read more...

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Monaco coach drops former French striker Giuly

June 29th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Claudio Ranieri, the recently appointed coach of French Ligue 2 side Monaco, said that he would be releasing former France international midfielder Ludovic Giuly.Giuly, 35, ... Read more...

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India pushes for long-term deal for fertilisers from Belarus

February 1st, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) India is interested in having a long-term agreement with Belarus to secure supplies of potash fertiliser, the demand for which has risen sharply in the ... Read more...

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Russian billionaire buys Monaco football club

December 24th, 2011 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev has bought a controlling stake in French Ligue 2 side AS Monaco, the club announced.Long-time Monaco resident Rybolovlev, who made his ... Read more...

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Indian fertiliser makers looking to buy mines in Africa

December 11th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Faced with increasing demand and rising cost of importing raw material, the Indian fertiliser industry is eying mineral assets in Africa."Today there is a possibility ... Read more...

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Fertiliser industry wants $20 bn for overseas assets

December 7th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) To control the high cost of importing potash and phosphates for the domestic fertiliser industry, manufacturers have asked for creation of a $20 billion sovereign ... Read more...

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India, Canada agree to enhance investment

September 24th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 24 (IANS) India and Canada have sorted out all the issues related to two agreements which will help in flow of investments and also provide social security ... Read more...

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Indian firm to build sugar mill in Ethiopia

July 19th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, July 19 (IANS) An Indian company is planning to build a new sugar mill in Ethiopia, the east African nation that is attracting a lot of Indian investment ... Read more...

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India, Saskatchewan sign MoU on mineral resources

March 15th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 15 (ANI): The Ministry of Mines and the Ministry of Energy and Resources of the Province of Saskatchewan, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Tuesday to establish a ... Read more...

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Belarus invites India to help build power plants

December 22nd, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Minsk, Dec 22 (IANS) Belarus Wednesday invited Indian companies to participate in the renovation and construction of energy plants in the country.During a meeting with Indian Ambassador to Belarus Ramesh Chander, Prime ... Read more...

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NMDC scouts for mines in Mozambique, South Africa

September 8th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 8 (IANS) State-owned National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC) is scouting for mines in South Africa and Mozambique, a top company official said here Wednesday. "We have a tie-up with Tata Steel ... Read more...

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14 state-owned sugar mills up for sale in UP

June 24th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 24 (IANS) Decks have been cleared or the sale of 14 state-owned sugar mills in Uttar Pradesh. These mills are among the 33 identified by the state government as "sick" ... Read more...

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India takes step towards nutrient based fertiliser subsidy

February 18th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 18 (IANS) Despite strong reservations expressed by the DMK, an important ally of the Congress-led central government, the union cabinet Thursday approved migration towards Nutrient Based Subsidy (NBS) for ... Read more...

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Mini truck with explosives seized in Ghaziabad

December 5th, 2009 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Dec 4 (IANS) A mini truck laden with explosive substances was seized by the Ghazibad police late Friday evening and the driver arrested. According to police, the mini truck laden with explosives ... Read more...

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Multi-faceted cooperation structure with Arab world soon: Tharoor

August 17th, 2009 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) With ties with the Arab world being crucial not only for India's energy security but also for its food security, efforts are on to have in place ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa demands central probe into diversion of potash

August 11th, 2009 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 11 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's Leader of Opposition and former chief minister J. Jayalalithaa Tuesday demanded a central probe into the alleged diversion of potash meant for farmers to two ... Read more...

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‘Spurious’ milk factory raided, nine arrested

March 20th, 2009 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Agra, March 20 (IANS) Nine people were arrested and charged with selling spurious milk following a raid on a synthetic milk factory in the Nunihai industrial estate here, police said Friday. A large ... Read more...

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Ethiopian PM in India to bolster bilateral ties

February 5th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 5 (ANI): Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi arrived in India on Thursday to bolster bilateral ties between the two nations. Foreign Minister Pranab Mukherjee after meeting Zenawi in ... Read more...

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