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Chhattisgarh suicide: Minister claims innocence


July 31st, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 31 (IANS) A day after the Chhattisgarh High Court ordered a probe into a farm market worker's suicide, Agriculture Minister Chandrashekhar Sahu Tuesday denied allegations that he had ... Read more...

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Green chilies, Mamata and the price war (West Bengal Newsletter)


July 7th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) While the green chilli is known for scalding the tongue, people in West Bengal and especially in this city have of late been feeling the ... Read more...

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Retail inflation surges to 10.36 percent in April


May 18th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) India's inflation based on retail prices surged 10.36 percent in April as compared to 9.38 percent in the previous month due to a sharp increase ... Read more...

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Turning rotten tomatoes, waste fruit into biogas


February 10th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 10 (IANS) Rotting tomatoes, brown bananas and overripe cherries -- the waste from wholesale marts usually ends on the compost heap. But fermenting this food waste produces methane, ... Read more...

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Odisha traders down shutters against FDI in retail


December 1st, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 1 (IANS) Traders and business establishments across Odisha Thursday downed shutters to protest the union government's decision to permit foreign equity in the retail sector.Except for chemists, all ... Read more...

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SBI eyes more branches in Bangladesh


November 14th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 13 (IANS) The country's largest public sector bank, State Bank of India (SBI) is going to expand its network of branches in Bangladesh, despite a recent downgrading ... Read more...

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Four bomb blasts in Iraq


November 7th, 2011 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Nov 6 (IANS) A civilian was killed and at least 15 others were wounded in four coordinated bomb explosions at a marketplace in downtown Baghdad Sunday, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Himachal ‘anardana’ business turns juicy


October 3rd, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 3 (IANS) The wholesale grain market in this Himachal Pradesh capital these days is flooded with 'anardana' or seeds of wild pomegranate, a fruit that grows in mid-hills ... Read more...

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Onion prices shoot up in Maharashtra


September 14th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Nashik/Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) Onion prices in Maharashtra have shot up yet again this week due to a supply crunch owing to growers' refusal to market their yield in protest ... Read more...

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Will ‘Azadi’ mean a meal for me, ask street kids


August 13th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Dressed in a worn-out shirt and shorts, Rodu, all of 11, hopped past swank sedans and intimidating SUVs at a busy traffic intersection in south ... Read more...

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Anna Hazare tops rakhi charts in Bihar


August 12th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 12 (IANS) If the sale of rakhis is anything to go by, social activist Anna Hazare should be topping the popularity charts in Bihar - ahead of ... Read more...

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Fish transaction volume returns to pre-quake level at Tokyo wholesale market


April 19th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, April 19(ANI): The volume of fish transactions at the Tokyo Metropolitan Central Wholesale Market has returned to the same levels as before the March 11 earthquake and tsunami, indicating a recovery ... Read more...

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Fire in wholesale grain market, no casualties


March 1st, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 1 (IANS) Goods worth around Rs.50 lakh were gutted when a fire broke out in a wholesale grain market governed by the State Agriculture Produce and Marketing Board in Uttar ... Read more...

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Himachal strawberries reap fruits of love!


February 12th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 12 (IANS) With Valentine's Day just round the corner, Himachal Pradesh, famous for producing strawberries, is flooded with orders for the heart-shaped fruit."The demand for strawberries is certainly quite good ... Read more...

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Mathura market fire destroys goods worth Rs.50 lakh


February 11th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mathura (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 11 (IANS) Goods worth Rs.50 lakh were destroyed after a broke out at a wholesale grain market here Friday, police said.The fire engulfed around 30 establishments of the ... Read more...

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Nashik onion farmers demand lifting of export ban


February 10th, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Nashik (Maharashtra), Feb 9 (IANS) Hundreds of farmers took to the streets here Wednesday and blocked the busy Mumbai-Agra highway to protest against the fall in onion prices caused by the ban ... Read more...

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BJP accused of indulging in ‘vegetable politics’


February 10th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 9 (IANS) Goa Youth Congress leaders Wednesday accused the BJP of indulging in "vegetable politics", saying that saffron-aligned wholesalers in Karnataka were thwarting attempts by the Goa government to ... Read more...

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Man stabbed to death


February 3rd, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) A man working at Azadpur vegetable wholesale market in north Delhi was stabbed to death over personal enmity, police said Thursday, adding the accused had been identified ... Read more...

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Trader’s office burgled of Rs.41 lakh


January 31st, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Jan 31 (IANS) A trader's office was burgled of Rs.41 lakh in Ghaziabad's Loha Mandi area, police said Monday. According to police, the burglary took place during the weekend ... 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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Rising inflation would stabilise in next couple of days: Sheila Dikshit


January 14th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Friday asserting that the government is taking several steps to curb rising inflation, assured the citizens that the national capital ... Read more...

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Onions at Rs.5 per kg soon? Traders say so


January 13th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Onions may sell for as low as Rs.5 per kg fom next week with the market set to be flooded with a new harvest, the Azadpur wholesale ... Read more...

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Onion prices decline following raids on godowns in UP


January 8th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 8 (ANI): Retail prices of onions have fallen to Rs 5 -10 per kg in major metros across the country following raids by income tax officials in godowns ... Read more...

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Malaysians miss Indian onions, Chinese garlic


January 8th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 8 (IANS) Shortage of onions in India has hit Malaysia too. Red onions imported from India are preferred by people in this country due to its spicier taste, a ... Read more...

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Onion prices will dip by mid-January, say traders


January 3rd, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) The sky-rocketing prices of onion that have come down marginally are expected to fall further by mid-January, Delhi's wholesale traders said. Traders in Delhi's Azadpur Mandi, ... 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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Onion prices: Delhi wholesale market to function Sunday


December 25th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) To ensure that onion and tomato prices remain stable over the weekend, the Azadpur wholesale market will remain open on Sunday, the market association announced Saturday.According to ... Read more...

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Onion prices down to Rs.40/kg on Christmas eve


December 24th, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Delhiites were in for a pleasant surprise on Christmas eve as onion prices were down to Rs.40 per kg Friday after having sky-rocketed to Rs.80 per kg ... 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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Escalating prices of veggies make the common man sigh


December 23rd, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) When Kamala Devi moved to Delhi from Bihar 10 years back, hoping for a better life, she never thought that some day she would think of going ... 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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Wholesale onion prices crash 50 percent in north Karnataka


December 22nd, 2010 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 22 (IANS) Onion prices in the wholesale market in north Karnataka's Hubli crashed 50 percent Wednesday with growers and agents bringing more stocks for auctioning, an official said."Wholesale prices of ... Read more...

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60 trucks of onions reach India from Pakistan


December 22nd, 2010 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Dec 22 (IANS) Sixty trucks packed with onions entered India Wednesday from Pakistan as traders stepped up imports amid soaring prices of onions in the country.After the arrival of the first ... 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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