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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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Adani to procure 22,000 tonnes apples


August 12th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 12 (IANS) Agro commodities trading house Adani Agrifresh plans to procure 22,000 tonnes of apples in Himachal Pradesh this season, a company official said Sunday."This year's procurement will ... Read more...

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Three held with fake 6.40 lakh Takas in Dhaka


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 3 (IANS) Three people have been arrested in Dhaka after counterfeit currency worth 6.40 lakh Takas (about $7,850) was recovered from them, The Daily Star reported.The Detective Branch ... 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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Fire in Kolkata’s Burrabazar market


July 8th, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) A fire broke out in Kolkat's Burrabazar, one of the largest wholesale markets in India, Saturday night, police said. There were no reports of any casualty ... Read more...

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Markets shut, trains stopped in Agra


May 31st, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, May 31 (IANS) The Taj city observed a total shutdown Thursday as shopkeepers joined the 'Bharat Bandh' called by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and others to protest ... 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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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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RBI to probe illegal coins circulated in Mumbai markets


January 24th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) Perturbed by reports of illegally-minted small denomination coins being used in certain parts of the city, the Reserve Bank of India Tuesday promised to get to ... Read more...

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FDI strike hits trade and business across Bengal


December 1st, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 1 (IANS) Trade and business was crippled across West Bengal Thursday as retailers and wholesalers shut shop to protest the central government's decision to allow 51 percent ... 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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Poor yield makes Himachal apple business fruitful


September 9th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 9 (IANS) The poor apple yield in Himachal Pradesh this season has been a blessing in disguise for cultivators who say the fruit's prices have remained at a ... Read more...

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An apple a day to hit your monthly budget


July 24th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla/Kullu, July 24 (IANS) A box of Royal Delicious costed Rs.1,100 last year. But thanks to this year's dismal production, the same box costs a staggering Rs.2,200 in wholesale markets ... Read more...

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Beijing cracks down on illegal cooking oil


July 13th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 13 (IANS) Authorities here have cracked down on restaurants using illegal cooking oil -- supposedly edible cooking oil produced from so-called gutter oil and swill-cooked oil."All restaurants must ... 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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Kolkata traders make hay selling campaign gear


April 13th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 13 (IANS) From caps to vests, saris to hair clips, umbrellas to flashlights -- almost everything has a party symbol on it these days. City traders are ... Read more...

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Onion prices to crash by mid-January (Lead)


January 3rd, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Onion prices will see a sharp fall by Jan 20, an association of Delhi's wholesale traders said Monday.This will be because of the arrival of fresh crops, ... 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 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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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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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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Onion cheap in wholesale market, but not at your vendor’s


December 22nd, 2010 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) The sky-rocketing prices of onion have come a notch down, but not exactly at the doorstep of the common man. At the wholesale markets, the onion prices ... Read more...

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Onion prices set to soon decline in Karnataka


December 22nd, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 22 (IANS) Onion prices, which shot up to Rs.75-80 a kg in Karnataka this week, are set to decline in the coming weeks with more stocks entering the wholesale markets, ... 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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PM steps in as onion prices spiral (Roundup)


December 21st, 2010 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) With onion prices spiralling to Rs.70-80 a kg, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday demanded immediate action to deal with the crisis, but Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar ... Read more...

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We’ll crackdown on hoarders and black marketers: Dikshit (Lead)


December 21st, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) With onion prices touching the sky, the Delhi government said Tuesday it will crack down on hoarders and black marketers of the commodity and was also expecting ... Read more...

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Haryana rallies force Delhi-Agra traffic to a crawl


November 1st, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Nov 1 (IANS) Two massive rallies organised in Haryana caused massive jams on the Delhi-Agra highway Monday.In Gurgaon, the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) organised a rally in memory of their ... Read more...

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20,000 kg of adulterated sweets confiscated in Gorakhpur


November 1st, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
By Pawan ShahGorakhpur, Nov.1 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Police and Department of Food and Civil Supplies officials seized around 20,000 kilograms of adulterated sweets from Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur District.The Food and Civil ... Read more...

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Rains upset applecart of Himachal growers


August 29th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 29 (IANS) Rains and floods in north India have put a spanner on the transportation of apples from Himachal Pradesh, leading to a crash in the fruit's prices. Traders here ... Read more...

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Wholesale vegetable market observes daylong strike in Delhi


August 5th, 2010 - 11:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 5 (ANI): Traders and distributors in India's largest wholesale vegetable and fruit market, the Azadpur Mandi, observed a daylong strike on Thursday here.The strike came in the wake ... Read more...

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Kashmir Valley back on its feet after strikes, curfew


July 17th, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 17 (IANS) Life limped back to normal in summer capital Srinagar and other parts of the Kashmir Valley Saturday after 11 days of separatist shutdowns and official restrictions. Educational institutions, ... Read more...

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Decision to ban ‘tonga’ horse drawn carriages draws ire


June 1st, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 1 (ANI): The move to phase out the centuries-old horse-carriages from the Old Delhi has drawn the ire of 'tonga' owners, who feel the authorities are taking away their ... Read more...

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16 shops burgled in Delhi market


May 11th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) At least 16 shops have been burgled in Delhi's Sadar Bazaar, one of the largest wholesale markets of household items in the capital, police said Tuesday. "We got ... Read more...

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Wholesale trade strike against VAT in Maharashtra


March 23rd, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) Wholesale trade in all commodities in Maharashtra halted Tuesday following a strike against the proposed hike in Value Added Tax (VAT), the Federation of Associations of Maharashtra (FAM) ... Read more...

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