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Government efforts keeping sugar price stable: Mukherjee


April 24th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Tuesday that the government is using a variety of instruments, including trade policy, to keep prices of sugar ... Read more...

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Cuba producing sugar with new technology


February 6th, 2012 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Feb 6 (IANS/EFE) Cuba has begun to employ a new technology to produce white sugar, a measure that improves its quality, avoids the refining process and reduces the cost ... Read more...

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US raises India’s sugar import quota


June 23rd, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 23 (IANS) In a bid to ease a supply shortage of sugar amid surging retail prices, the US has boosted its import quota for raw sugar by 120,000 ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh sugar mill handed over to industrialist


August 18th, 2010 - 1:39 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 18 (IANS) A recently disinvested sugar mill in Amroha district of Uttar Pradesh was Tuesday handed over to industrialist Ponty Chadda amid tight security. Kundan Sugar Mill in Amroha, about 400 ... Read more...

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Gilani sending Manmohan, wife’s ‘weakness’ ‘Rewary’ as souvenir


May 1st, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May.1 (ANI): The 50-minute talk between Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and his Pakistani counterpart Yousuf Raza Gilani on the sidelines of the XVIth South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation ... Read more...

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Protest in Manipur over price rise


April 9th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Apr 9 (ANI): Activists of Communist Party and the All Manipur Nupi Marup, a local women's influential group, on Thursday staged a protest here over the rising prices of essential commodities. ... Read more...

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Left activists court arrest against price rise


April 8th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 8 (ANI): Left party activists on Thursday staged a massive demonstration here as a part of their nation-wide 'jail bharo' agitation in protest against the government's failure to check ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh to preside over price rise meeting


April 8th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 8 (ANI): The first meeting of the high-powered committee on price rise, constituted by Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh under the chairmanship of Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, will ... Read more...

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Prices of essential items have come down, says government


April 2nd, 2010 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) The government Friday said steps taken to control prices of food articles have started yielding results and prices of "many food commodities have either declined or remained ... Read more...

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Sugar output for 2009-2010 would exceed 16 million tonnes: Sharad Pawar


February 27th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 27 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar has said that the sugar output for the marketing year (0ctober 1, 2009 to September 30, 2010) would exceed 16 million tonnes ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh sugar output up despite adversities


February 21st, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Sharat Pradhan Lucknow, Feb 21 (IANS) Adversities and low output in other parts of the country notwithstanding, the sugar output has gone up in Uttar Pradesh and the state remains India's second ... Read more...

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Mayawati boycotts PM’s meet on price rise


February 6th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 6 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Saturday boycotted Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's meeting with state chief ministers in New Delhi to discuss the price rise in the country. ... Read more...

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Worst is over on food inflation: PM (Lead)


February 6th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said his government's war against rising prices had only met with limited success, but assured the worst was over on containing ... Read more...

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PM calls for export ban on essential items


February 6th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday called for a temporary ban on the export of essential commodities to fight rising prices, and urged state governments to take ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh meets Chief Ministers over price rise


February 6th, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 6 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has begun a meeting with chief ministers on the issue of combating a surging inflation.Dr. Singh is likely to ask ... Read more...

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Congress Working Committee discuss price rise issue


February 5th, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 5 (ANI): The Congress Working Committee (CWC) on Friday discussed the spiraling price rise at a meeting, after the Congress President Sonia Gandhi declared it a matter of ... Read more...

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Tea doesn’t taste sweet anymore in Gujarat


February 3rd, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by ANI
By Suresh SoniRajkot (Gujarat), Feb3 (ANI): With an increase in the price of milk and sugar in Gujarat state, even an ordinary cup of tea appears to have gone beyond the ... Read more...

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Take essential goods off commodities exchange: BJP (Lead)


January 31st, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 31 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday hit out at the government for soaring food prices and asked it to immediately take off essential goods from the commodities ... Read more...

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UPA’s disastrous economic policies behind price rise: Gadkari


January 31st, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 31 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party president Nitin Gadkari Sunday blamed the "wrong economic policies" of the UPA government for the skyrocketing prices and double-digit food inflation. "Economist Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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Pawar’s meeting with PM raises speculations over sugar price issue


January 27th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan. 27 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar, who has been in the line of fire for the skyrocketing prices of food, sugar and other commodities, held a meeting ... Read more...

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Pawar does U-turn on milk prices after opposition attack (Roundup)


January 21st, 2010 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Under attack from the opposition, a defensive Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar Thursday denied having said that prices of milk would go up in northern India. "This is ... Read more...

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No move to raise milk prices in north India, says Pawar


January 21st, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar Thursday denied having said that prices of milk would be increased in north India, saying there was no such proposal in the ... Read more...

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Huge stock of sugar recovered in raid at Ghaziabad mill


January 18th, 2010 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Jan 18 (IANS) The Ghaziabad district administration Monday seized a huge stock of sugar and raw sugar, to be allegedly used for sale in the black market, from a subsidiary unit ... Read more...

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Wholesale sugar prices drop 10-12 percent: Pawar


January 18th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Wholesale sugar prices have fallen 10-12 percent in the past two days and the effect would be felt in retail prices within a fortnight, said Agriculture ... Read more...

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Mayawati lambasts centre for food price rise (Lead)


January 14th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 14 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Thursday lambasted the central government for the sharp rise in food prices. Accusing the Congress-led government of adopting pro-capitalist policies, she said at ... Read more...

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Soaring prices may come down in 8-10 days: Sharad Pawar


January 13th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 13 (ANI): Union Agricultural Minister Sharad Pawar on Wednesday expressed hope that the soaring prices of essential commodities will start coming down in eight to ten days.Addressing the ... Read more...

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Food prices will come down in 8-10 days: Pawar (Second Lead)


January 13th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) The soaring prices of essential commodities will start coming down in 8-10 days, Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar said Wednesday, adding that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had ... Read more...

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Government relaxes raw sugar import norms


January 13th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) The government Wednesday announced a major relaxation of norms for the import of raw sugar, saying it could be refined anywhere in the country and not ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh to chair the meeting on price rise today


January 13th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 13 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh will chair the Cabinet Committee on Prices (CCP) meeting that will be held on Wednesday to discuss the issue of spiraling ... Read more...

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BJP slams government for price rise


January 13th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 13 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday sought the resignation of Food and Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar for failing to act on the price rise.The ... Read more...

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Cabinet Committee on Prices meeting extended till Wednesday


January 12th, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 12 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Prices (CCP) meeting that was held on Tuesday to discuss the issue of spiralling food prices including sugar prices, was postponed till Wednesday ... Read more...

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I am not a fortune teller to predict sugar prices, says Pawar


January 11th, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.11 (ANI): Union Minister for Agriculture Sharad Pawar on Monday said he cannot predict when soaring prices of sugar would stabilize, as he was not any "fortuneteller"."I am not a ... Read more...

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Farmers clash with police, stop trains in Uttar Pradesh (Lead)


November 26th, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 26 (IANS) Agitated over the government's sugarcane pricing policy, farmers in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar and Baghpat districts stopped trains, threw stones at cars and buses, blocked highways and clashed with ... Read more...

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Farmers clash with police in Uttar Pradesh


November 26th, 2009 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 26 (IANS) Agitated over the government's sugarcane policy, farmers in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar and Baghpat district disrupted a rail route, targeted public vehicles and clashed with the police, officials said ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh to continue ban on import of raw sugar


November 22nd, 2009 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 22 (IANS) Reaching out to sugarcane farmers in the state, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati has decided to continue the ban on import of raw sugar till the sugarcane crushing ... Read more...

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