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Food inflation drops to 8.84 percent


September 22nd, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) India's food inflation dropped to 8.84 percent for the week ended Sep 10 as compared to 9.47 percent in the previous week as rise in ... Read more...

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Onion export ban lifted


September 20th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) An Empowered Group of Ministers (EgoM) Tuesday lifted the ban on onion exports to help farmers, said Food Minister K.V. Thomas.The government banned onion ... Read more...

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Onion export ban to be reviewed


September 19th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) An empowered group of ministers (EGOM) on food headed by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee is likely to review Tuesday the ban on onion exports, ... Read more...

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Munni Casts A Spell On The Mirchi Music Awards 2010


January 29th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
definitely is. Since the release of the film, the whole nation has been swept off its feet with the very famous 'Munni Badnaam Hui'. Rahat Fateh Ali Khan’s 'Tere Mast ... Read more...

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Food prices stable in Delhi Jan 14-20: Government


January 21st, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The government said Friday that the prices of main food commodities were stable in Delhi during the week Jan 14-20."As per data compiled by the Price Monitoring ... Read more...

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Brinda Karat lashes out at Central government over JPC issue


December 30th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Siliguri, Dec 30 (ANI): Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Brinda Karat has slammed the central government for not presenting a reasonable argument against constituting a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) over ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh to raid onion traders


December 28th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 28 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government has asked collectors of all 18 districts to check soaring prices of onions by raiding those hoarding the commodity, officials said Tuesday.The retail price of ... Read more...

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Onion prices have come down, Govt taking measures to control situation soon: Pranab


December 26th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 26 (ANI): Finance minister Pranab Mukherjee has said that onion prices have come down as compared to last week, and assured that the government is taking all necessary ... Read more...

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Govt. taking all measures to curtail onion price rise: Thomas


December 23rd, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.23 (ANI): Expressing concern over the escalating prices of onions across the country, Minister of State for Food and Agriculture K.V. Thomas on Thursday said that the government is taking ... Read more...

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400 outlets to sell onions at Rs.40 a kg in Delhi


December 23rd, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) In some relief for Delhiites, onions will now be made available at Rs.40 a kg through 400 outlets, including 288 Mother Dairy shops, being run by the ... Read more...

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Don’t overstock onions, traders say


December 23rd, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) A grouping of traders Thursday urged people not to stock up onions, saying prices were set to fall.The Azadpur Agriculture Product Market Committee (APMC) said since the ... Read more...

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Onion prices slide as export ban takes effect (Roundup)


December 22nd, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Onion prices, which ballooned to Rs.100 a kg in some parts of India, began sliding Wednesday as a ban on exports took effect and imports were allowed ... Read more...

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$600 billion required for investments in infrastructure sector: Mukherjee


December 22nd, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 22 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday said the requirement for investments in the infrastructure sector would be about 600 billion dollars during the current five year ... Read more...

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India formally bans onion exports, allows import at zero duty


December 22nd, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) In a bid to bring down the spiralling prices of onions, India Wednesday formally notified a ban on its exports while permitting imports at zero duty with ... Read more...

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Nasik farmers angry at government’s decision to ban onion exports


December 22nd, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
By Nitin ChandramoreNasik, Dec.22 (ANI): Farmers have expressed their discontentment with the Central Government decision in Nasik to ban export of onions.The Union Agriculture Ministry on Monday banned exports until January 15, ... Read more...

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Lucknow’s Mughlai dishes quality affected by soaring onion prices


December 22nd, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
By Kamna MathurLucknow, Dec.22 (ANI): Soaring prices of onion have affected the famous Mughlai cuisine in Lucknow.Restaurant owners complain that they have to compromise on the quality of food due to the ... Read more...

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High prices in Kerala kick off political blame game


December 7th, 2009 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 7 (IANS) With prices of essential items sky rocketing in Kerala, rival political fronts in the state have started blaming each other for it. The price of onions has shot up ... Read more...

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