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Potato prices come down in Bengal


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 3 (IANS) Potatoe prices, which had skyrocketed in July following low production, came down by an average of 18 percent in West Bengal retail markets in September after ... Read more...

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Bengal ration shops to continue potato sales till prices fall (Lead)


July 25th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 25 (IANS) Prices of the humble potato, the common man's staple food, are likely to remain high till December, prompting the state government to continue selling the tuber ... Read more...

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Potato to be sold through ration shops in Bengal


July 25th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 25 (IANS) Prices of the humble potato, the common man's staple vegetable, are likely to remain high till December and will be sold through ration shops till prices ... Read more...

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Subbarao moots producer price index to measure inflation


July 17th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India Tuesday mooted a producer price index (PPI) that would be able to measure inflation more accurately.According to Reserve Bank of India ... Read more...

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Early Himachal apple varieties fetch high prices


July 16th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 16 (IANS) The apple season in Himachal Pradesh, considered the country's apple bowl, has opened with the fruit fetching handsome prices, bringing smiles on the faces of growers.Trade ... Read more...

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Keste to expand India operations with $2.5 mn investment


July 12th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 12 (IANS) Keste, the US-based Oracle software solutions and development company, plans to expand its India operations with an investment of $2.5 million.The company, which has its Indian ... Read more...

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Chinese Holi items flood market


March 5th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Delhi markets have been flooded this Holi with Chinese 'pichkaris' (water guns), balloons, colours and other water toys, some of which lack quality, the Associated ... Read more...

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Strike against FDI in retail affects life in Tripura


December 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 1 (IANS) All shops, business establishments and markets were shut in Left-ruled Tripura Thursday as traders observed a 12-hour strike to protest the central government's decision to allow ... Read more...

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High fuel prices scorch firecracker business, says survey


October 20th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Spiralling fuel prices have considerably affected the firecracker business this Diwali, a survey released Thursday said.The study was conducted by Associated Chambers of Commerce and ... Read more...

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Onion export ban was not panic decision: Minister


September 21st, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Facing flak over the two-week ban on onion exports that was lifted Sep 20, Food Minister K.V. Thomas said it was not a "panic" decision ... Read more...

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Nashik onion markets to re-open Wednesday


September 20th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Nashik (Maharashtra), Sep 20 (IANS) After remaining shut for 13 days, the Nashik wholesale onion markets will function as usual from Wednesday following the revocation of ban on onion ... Read more...

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Administration to keep tab on vegetable trade: Mamata


August 29th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 29 (IANS) The West Bengal administration has been instructed to monitor vegetable trade to guard against the prices being controlled by a few in the market, Chief ... Read more...

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Himachal apples hit markets


July 10th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 10 (IANS) Famous for its apples, Himachal Pradesh has started getting the crop's early varieties. Traders from across the country have been camping in the state's wholesale markets ... Read more...

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Capsicum set to pinch your pocket this monsoon


July 4th, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Solan (Himachal Pradesh), July 4 (IANS) Capsicum is set to cost more this season. Heavy rains have destroyed at least 30 percent of the crop in Himachal Pradesh, pushing ... Read more...

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Fresh onion supply pulls down wholesale price in Delhi


January 17th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) With the arrival of fresh stocks, onion prices in the capital's wholesale market have dipped to Rs.13-33 per kg and are expected to go down further, traders ... Read more...

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Onion traders call off strike after talks with Delhi Chief Minister


January 12th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 12 (ANI): Onion traders in Delhi on Wednesday called off their strike after talks with Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit.The Chief Minister had called an emergency meeting after the ... Read more...

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Onion traders in Delhi go on indefinite strike against raids


January 12th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 12 (ANI): Onion traders in Delhi announced an indefinite strike from Wednesday to protest raids on their premises in the wake of spiralling onion prices.The traders at Azadpur, ... 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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Sheila Dikshit blames media for spreading rumours on price rise


December 23rd, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 23 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Thursday contradicting her earlier statement that the government is making all attempts to bring the prices under control, blamed the media ... Read more...

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Pakistan exports onions to India despite bad crop (Lead)


December 23rd, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Dec 23 (IANS) Pakistani traders are exporting onions to India despite the crop production lagging 30 to 40 percent behind domestic demand, a media report said.One hundred tonnes of the commodity ... Read more...

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Chief minister’s wife seeks loan - to buy onions


December 23rd, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 23 (IANS) In a bid to rub it in, the wife of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Thursday filled up an application for a bank loan - ... Read more...

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Pakistan exporting onions to India despite bad crop


December 23rd, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 23 (IANS) Pakistani traders are exporting onions to various countries, including India, despite the crop production lagging 30 to 40 percent behind domestic demand, a media report said.One hundred tonnes ... Read more...

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Onion prices will come down soon, says Sheila Dikshit


December 23rd, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Thursday said the prices of onion will come down soon following a series of measures taken by the central and the city ... Read more...

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Railways to provide wagons to transport onions


December 22nd, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Indian Railways Wednesday said it will allot wagons "on priority" to ensure smooth transportation of onions across the country."The Indian Railways is fully geared up to extend ... 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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Onions now at Rs.37.5/kg after raids on hoarders: Minister


December 22nd, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) A crackdown on hoarders and black marketeers of onions was launched at the Azadpur wholesale market here Wednesday, resulting in instant rise in availability and fall in ... 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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Manmohan Singh expresses deep concern over sharp rise in onion prices


December 21st, 2010 - 9:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 21 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Tuesday expressing deep concern over the skyrocketing prices of onions said effective steps should be taken to bring down ... Read more...

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Pawar says onion prices will fall after three weeks


December 21st, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 21 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Tuesday said that prices of onions are likely to fall only after three weeks."Situation will be normal in two to three ... Read more...

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Govt. suspends onion exports till Jan. 15 next year


December 20th, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 20 (ANI): The Government on Monday decided to suspend onion exports till January 15, 2011, in the wake of rising prices of the commodity, which is being sold at ... Read more...

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Pakistan imports potatoes from India


August 17th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 17 (IANS) Pakistan has started importing potatoes from India after floods in the country destroyed the crops, raising fears of acute shortage of the vegetable in the coming days, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Himachal apples arrive in markets


June 28th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 28 (IANS) Early varieties of apples of Himachal Pradesh have arrived in the market, attracting buyers from across the country. "The season has started well. The demand is high and ... Read more...

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Why do onion prices make people cry?


December 14th, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) There is enough onion stock available and production of the crop has also not reduced -- but its prices are still making people shed tears. Why? Onion ... Read more...

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