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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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MRF Ltd mulls overseas acquisitions


October 10th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 10 (IANS) Tyre major MRF Ltd, with a revenue of Rs.10,000 crore, is looking to acquire tyre plants and rubber plantations overseas for its growth and to improve ... Read more...

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Ex-militants demand education for kids


July 30th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 30 (IANS) Militants who have surrendered Saturday urged Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar to provide education for their kids."Besides rehabilitations of all ex-militants, we have urged the government ... Read more...

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Thai envoy pitches for city-city trade investment


July 15th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 15 (IANS) A Thai diplomat Friday pitched for expanding trade and investment between Thailand and India on a city to city basis for improving relations between the two ... Read more...

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Two killed as attacks continue in southern Thailand


June 23rd, 2011 - 5:44 am ICT by BNO News
YALA, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- Two people were killed on Wednesday as violent attacks continue in restive southern Thailand, the Bangkok Post reported.A former assistant village chief was murdered on Wednesday morning ... Read more...

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Five Buddhist villagers killed in southern Thailand


February 4th, 2011 - 2:27 am ICT by BNO News
PATTANI, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- Suspected separatist militants early Thursday fired on a Buddhist community in southern Thailand, killing five people and wounding four others, MCOT online news reported.

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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 cultivation gains in popularity over traditional farming in Assam


June 18th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
By Peter Alex ToddGuwahati, June 18 (ANI): Farmers of Assam are taking up the highly lucrative rubber cultivation on a large scale and as future prospects of the rubber industry grow brighter, ... Read more...

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Growers oppose natural rubber import duty cuts


June 6th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Lakshmi Krishnakumar New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Young farmers in northeast India are a concerned lot after the Delhi High Court asked the government to "consider carefully" the user industry's demand ... Read more...

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Rubber cultivation getting popular than traditional farming in Assam


May 23rd, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
Goalpara (Assam), May 23 (ANI): Tribals and traditional farmers in Assam's Goalpara District are shifting to highly lucrative rubber cultivation, instead of continuing with traditional farming.The rubber board is arranging various ... Read more...

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Malaysian man splashes acid on wife for refusing sex


April 9th, 2010 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, April 9 (DPA) A Malaysian man splashed acid on his wife after she refused to have sex with him, news reports said Friday. The 47-year-old owner of a rubber plantation had ... Read more...

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Rainfall brings relief to drought-hit Chinese province


March 29th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 29 (IANS) Cloud seeding brought rainfall over the weekend in drought hit Yunnan province in southwest China, a media report said Monday. Meteorologists, however, said the light to moderate rainfall will ... Read more...

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Government initiative allows rubber industry to flourish in Tripura


December 21st, 2009 - 7:25 pm ICT by ANI
By Pinaki Das Agartala, Dec 21 (ANI): Rashyabari is a picturesque hilly area in Tripurs's Dhalai district surrounded by forests and mainly occupied by tribals.Chelephu Mog, a landless tribal living in ... Read more...

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First international success for Indian racer Lohit Urs


July 7th, 2009 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Tampin (Malaysia), July 7 (IANS) India's Lohit V. Urs claimed his maiden international title when he won the second round of the AAM Malaysian Rally Championship here over the weekend driving an ... Read more...

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Close watch on Sri Lankan repatriates in Kerala


May 22nd, 2009 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Punalur (Kerala), May 22 (IANS) Ever since the Sri Lankan army started its campaign against the LTTE in Sri Lanka, police in Kerala have been keeping a close watch on the nearly ... Read more...

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Museum to Indians’ contribution to Singapore


March 3rd, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, March 3 (IANS) The contribution of the Indian diaspora to the Singapore growth story will be the focus of a new landmark museum that is being set up in the city-state, ... Read more...

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Staggering technique benefits pineapple growers in Tripura


February 26th, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
By Pinaki DasNandan Nagar (Tripura), Feb 26 (ANI): Pineapple growers in Tripura are a happy lot as the staggering technique has given a boost to the pineapple yield.Earlier, the farmers were ... Read more...

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Rubber tapping before school for Malaysian Indian girl


November 23rd, 2008 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Seremban (Malaysia), Nov 23 (IANS) The Malayasian Indian Congress (MIC) is collecting money to help student Margatha Ambiga, who has to wake up early morning and work on a rubber plantation for ... Read more...

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Labour shortage makes Kerala farmers machine savvy


October 6th, 2008 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, Oct 6 (IANS) With labour shortage becoming the most severe limiting factor in agricultural production in Kerala, machines earlier unknown are entering the farm sector here.A new device which finds more ... Read more...

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Rain hits Onam festivities in Kerala


September 10th, 2008 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, Sep 10 (IANS) Heavy rain and overcast skies are playing spoilsport with Onam festivities this year in Kerala. With rains continue to lash almost all parts of the state, Onam shopping ... Read more...

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Five of a family murdered in Kerala


July 25th, 2008 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Palakkad (Kerala), July 25 (IANS) The police Friday recovered three bodies from a house in Amayoor in Palakkad district of Kerala, where two children were found dead two days earlier. The police ... Read more...

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Private turned public sex MMS lands Malaysian man in a soup


June 4th, 2008 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, June 4 (ANI): A Malaysian man who made recordings of his sexual acts with a woman for his own viewing pleasure is in a soup after the clips went ... 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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Tripura’s rubber plantation plays multiple roles


November 14th, 2007 - 8:06 am ICT by admin
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