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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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China farm produce prices fall


April 11th, 2012 - 5:00 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 11 (IANS) The prices of China's farm produce fell for a third straight week on increased supplies, the commerce ministry said Tuesday.The wholesale price of 18 types of ... Read more...

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India to stop releasing weekly inflation data


January 24th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) India will stop releasing weekly food and other inflation data and will issue it once in a month in a bid to curb speculative ... Read more...

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Vidarbha legislator ends 7-day fast


November 20th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Nov 20 (IANS) Independent legislator from Vidarbha Ravi Rana ended his seven-day long hunger strike Sunday after an embarrassed Maharashtra government assured him that the pricing issue raised by ... Read more...

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Fuel prices drop in China


October 9th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 9 (IANS) Fuel prices in China went down Sunday for the first time this year, a media report said.The wholesale price of gasoline and diesel reduced by ... 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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China to raise interest rates as prices rise


July 6th, 2011 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 6 (IANS) China's central bank said it will raise the benchmark one-year borrowing and lending rates by 25 basis points Thursday, Xinhua reported.This is the third time the ... 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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Inflation remains major short-term challenge, says Pranab


May 21st, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Inflation remains a major short-term challenge despite a series of monetary and fiscal measures taken to curb it, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Saturday."Our major ... Read more...

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Thousands protest high food prices and corruption in India


February 23rd, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW DELHI (BNO NEWS) -- Thousands of people took to the streets of New Delhi on Wednesday to protest against rising food prices, rampant corruption and unemployment.Demonstrators, mostly trade unionists, marched through ... Read more...

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A Chinese market that sells 12 mn flowers for Valentine’s Day


February 12th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 12 (IANS) As Valentine's Day spreads love in the air for all those young at heart across the world, the special occasion creates a big hustle and bustle in a ... Read more...

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Industry worried over further interest rate hikes


January 25th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Leading industry associations were concerned about more rate hikes by India's central bank following its increase of 25 basis points in short-term interest rates Tuesday, and said ... Read more...

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RBI ups inflation projection to 7 percent, positive on growth


January 25th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 25 (IANS) With food prices continuing to rule high, the Reserve Bank of India Tuesday revised its current fiscal year-end projections for inflation, raising it to 7 percent from the ... Read more...

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India’s Reserve Bank hikes key rates to tame inflation (Lead)


January 25th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 25 (IANS) In a bid to tame prices that has seen annual food inflation soar to double digits, India's central bank Tuesday hiked its short-term lending and borrowing rates by ... 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 in Delhi call off strike (Lead)


January 12th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Wholesale onion traders here have called off their strike after they met Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Wednesday afternoon. She assured them of no more harassment ... Read more...

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Delhi onion traders to go on strike, government threatens action (Lead)


January 11th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Onion traders in the national capital announced an indefinite strike from Wednesday to protest raids on their premises in the wake of spiralling onion prices. The Delhi ... Read more...

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Delhi onion traders on strike from Wednesday


January 11th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Onion traders in the national capital announced an indefinite strike from Wednesday to protest the raids on their premises in the wake of spiralling onion prices. They ... Read more...

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Delhi markets raided to check onion hoarding


January 10th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Raids were conducted at different locations across Delhi, including the wholesale Azadpur Mandi, and its suburbs Monday as part of a nation-wide crackdown to counter the hoarding ... Read more...

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Don’t overstock onions, traders say


December 23rd, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) A grouping of traders Thursday urged people not to stock up onions, saying prices were set to fall.The Azadpur Agriculture Product Market Committee (APMC) said since the ... 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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Inflation will come down by December end: Montek Singh Ahluwalia


November 2nd, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 2 (ANI): Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia on Tuesday said the wholesale price inflation will come down by the end of December 2010.Ahluwalia, who is also a ... Read more...

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India’s annual food inflation falls to 15.53 percent


October 21st, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) India's annual food inflation fell to 15.53 percent for the week ended Oct 9 from 16.37 percent in the previous week on improved supplies of food ... Read more...

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Tomato prices to shoot up as rains hit yield in Himachal


September 26th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, Sep 26 (IANS) Tomatoes are going to drill a hole in consumers' pockets in north India in the coming months as incessant rains have destroyed at least 60 ... Read more...

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Food inflation rises again to 10.86 percent


September 3rd, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Food inflation in India rose to 10.86 percent for the week ended Aug 21 from 10.05 percent a week earlier, snapping a two-week decline, official data released ... Read more...

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Food inflation down for second straight week to 10.05 percent


August 26th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) India's food inflation eased to 10.05 percent for the week ended Aug 14 from 10.35 percent a week earlier, official data released Thursday showed. The government's decision to ... Read more...

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Food inflation eases a tad to 10.35 percent


August 19th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) India's food inflation eased to 10.35 percent for the week ended Aug 7 from 11.4 percent a week earlier, official data released Thursday showed. The easing in prices ... Read more...

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Food inflation back to double digits at 11.4 percent


August 12th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) After dipping for two straight weeks, India's food inflation rose again to double digits at 11.4 percent for the week ended July 31, as prices of cereals, ... Read more...

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Delhi flower mart is a feast for the senses (Feature)


August 8th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Rahul Vaishnavi New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The fragrance of roses and rajnigandha fill the air as temple bells ring in the background. A trip to the flower market in Connaught Place ... Read more...

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Parliament asks Govt. to consider common man’s plight and curb inflation


August 5th, 2010 - 11:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug. 5 (ANI): The Parliament on Thursday asked the United Progressive Alliance government to take further effective steps to curb inflation for the sake of common-man after the issue ... Read more...

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Food inflation eases further to 9.53 percent


August 5th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) India's annual food inflation came down to 9.53 percent for the second straight week ending July 24 from 9.67 percent a week earlier, official data released ... Read more...

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Food inflation falls to single digits at 9.67 percent


July 29th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) For the first time this year, India's annual food inflation eased to single digits at 9.67 percent for the week ended July 17, from 12.47 percent a ... Read more...

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High inflation a cause for worry: RBI Deputy Governor


June 17th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, June 17 (ANI): Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Deputy Governor K C Chakrabarty on Thursday said high inflation is a cause of worry for the Central Bank and it would ... Read more...

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Centre postpones decision on Food Security Bill


June 11th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 11 (ANI): Union Government has postponed taking a decision on Food Security Bill due to the absence of Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar at the meeting of Empowered Group ... Read more...

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Food inflation to decline in coming months: Mukherjee


April 29th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 29 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has said that despite the country being worried about high inflation, there are indications of a cooling off in high food prices ... Read more...

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