User: phemk23 Topic: Gujarat Agriculture
Category: Gujarat Agriculture
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Commodity picks: May 21, 2018 20.5.2018 Latest News
Mustard seed is trading at Rs 3,987 per quintal at the benchmark Jaipur market
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Nasscom to set up Internet of Things Centre in IIT Gandhinagar 20.5.2018 DNA: Top News
Gujarat will get its Centre of Excellence (CoE) for Internet of Things (IoT) at Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar (IIT-G), the state government said on Saturday. The CoE will be set up in partnership with industry body, NASSCOM. The centre will give industry players and technology start-ups a major boost, say industry sources. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was announced on Saturday. The centre, expected to be ready in a year, is envisaged to be a hub for creating IoT solutions for various sectors like automobiles, agriculture, health and energy among others. It would be jointly funded by the Centre, state government and National Association of Software Services Companies (NASSCOM). It will be among the four CoEs that are coming up in the country. One CoE has already been inaugurated at Bengaluru, while others are underway at Vizag and Gurgaon. It will also have a dedicated start-up incubator in addition to the existing incubator at IIT, Gandhinagar. "Close to 20 startups will start ...
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Textile industry wants govt. to relax cabotage rule 19.5.2018 Hindu: Home
It will reduce the shipping costs of cotton, says SIMA
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FDCA collects food samples from star hotels in Gujarat 19.5.2018 DNA: Mumbai
To check for adulteration of food items across the state, a team of health department officials collected nine samples of food from nine establishments on Friday from the city. The samples were collected from the kitchens of residential hotels and restaurants. In total, the Food and Drug Control Authority (FDCA) collected 57 samples from restaurants and hotels from eight Urban Local Bodies across the state on Friday. From Ahmedabad, samples of watermelon juice, paneer tikka masala, mix vegetable, cream of spinach soup, surprise sauce, brown gravy, chilly powder and an ingredient identified as Triple Elephant brand’s preserved dry, salted black bean were taken from Crown Plaza, Hotel Comfort Inn Sunset, The Ummed, Starottel Hotel, Holiday Inn Express, Hotel Hyatt Regency, Novotel Hotel and Resort, City Corner Restaurant and The Cubic (in Ashok Plaza). The samples have been submitted to Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation’s (AMC) own laboratory in Navrangpura to check for adulteration and other aspects, such ...
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Farmers forced to sell wheat below MSP in Bihar 18.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Farmers in Bihar are forced to sell wheat at Rs 1,400-1,500 per quintal even though the state government promised them of fair and remunerative prices for their crops.
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Select edible oils rise on retailers demand 18.5.2018 General News
Select edible oil prices rose by up to Rs 100 per quintal at the wholesale oils and oilseeds market today due to pick up in demand from retailers. However, linseed and castor oils in the non-edible section slipped due to reduced offtake by consuming industries. Traders said uptick in demand from retailers against restricted arrivals from producing belts led to the rise in select edible oil prices. In the national capital, sesame and cottonseed mill delivery (Haryana) oils rose by Rs 100 each to Rs 9,200 and Rs 7,100 per quintal, respectively. Mustard expeller (Dadri) oil also edged up by Rs 50 to Rs 7,700 per quintal. On the other hand, castor and linseed oils fell by Rs 100 each to Rs 7,100-7,200 and Rs 8,800 per quintal, respectively. Following are today's quotations (in Rs per quintal): Oilseeds: Mustard seed Rs 2,950-3,050 and Groundnut seed Rs 2,150-2,900. Vanaspati Ghee (15-litre tin) Rs 800-1,000. Edible oils: Groundnut Mill Delivery (Gujarat) Rs 8,500, Groundnut Solvent ...
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Mustard oil weakens on sluggish local demand 17.5.2018 General News
In restricted activity, mustard oil prices receded by Rs 50 per quintal at the wholesale oils and oilseeds market today. However, other edible and non-edible oils moved in a narrow range in limited deals and pegged at last levels. Traders said easing local demand due to rising mercury against sufficient stocks position, led to decline in mustard oil prices. Meanwhile, vegetable oils import rose by 3.5 per cent in April to 13.86 lakh tonnes, according to industry data. Imports of vegetable oils (edible oil and non-edible oil) stood at 13.39 lakh tonnes in April 2017, according to Solvent Extractors' Association of India (SEA). In the national capital, mustard expeller (Dadri) oil shed Rs 50 to Rs 7,650 per quintal. Following are today's quotations (in Rs per quintal): Oilseeds: Mustard seed Rs 2,950-3,050 and Groundnut seed Rs 2,150-2,900. Vanaspati Ghee (15-litre tin) Rs 800-1,000. Edible oils: Groundnut Mill Delivery (Gujarat) Rs 8,500, Groundnut Solvent Refined (per tin) Rs ...
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Wheat procurement exceeds target for 2018-19 17.5.2018 Sify Finance
Government agencies have procured over 324 lakh tonnes of wheat across the country so far, surpassing the Central government's target of 320 lakh tonne set for the 2018-19 Rabi Marketing Season (RMS), according to data released by FCI on Wednesday.
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Wheat procurement exceeds target for 2018-19 17.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Government agencies have procured over 324 lakh tonnes of wheat across the country so far, surpassing the Central government's target of 320 lakh tonne set for the 2018-19 Rabi Marketing Season (RMS), according to data released by FCI on Wednesday.
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Modi govt okays Rs 5,000 crore micro-irrigation fund 16.5.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Modi govt okays Rs 5,000 crore micro-irrigation fund
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Sesame, cottonseed oils rise on good demand 16.5.2018 General News
Prices of sesame and cottonseed oils rose by Rs 100 per quintal at the wholesale oils and oilseeds market today on the emergence of demand from vanaspati millers. Linseed oil in the non-edible section, also edged up on scattered enquiries from paint units. Traders said fresh buying by vanaspati millers to meet increased demand from retailers against restricted supplies from producing belts mainly pushed up sesame and cottonseed oil prices. In the national capital, sesame and cottonseed mill delivery (Haryana) oils were up by Rs 100 each to Rs 9,100 and Rs 7,000 per quintal, respectively. In the non-edible segment, linseed oil also enquired higher by Rs 100 to Rs 8,900 per quintal. Following are today's quotations (in Rs per quintal): Oilseeds: Mustard seed Rs 2,950-3,050 and Groundnut seed Rs 2,150-2,900. Vanaspati Ghee (15-litre tin) Rs 800-1,000. Edible oils: Groundnut Mill Delivery (Gujarat) Rs 8,500, Groundnut Solvent Refined (per tin) Rs 1,700-1,800, Mustard expeller (Dadri) Rs
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Mustard, soyabean oils up on scattered demand 15.5.2018 General News
Prices of mustard and soyabean oils firmed up by Rs 50 per quintal at the wholesale oils and oilseeds market today on tepid demand from retailers. However, other edible and non-edible oils moved in a narrow range scattered deals and pegged at previous levels. Traders said some demand from retailers mainly led to rise in mustard and soyabean oil prices. In the national capital, mustard expeller (Dadri) oil went up by Rs 50 to Rs 7,700 per quintal. Soyabean refined mill delivery (Indore) and soyabean degum (Kandla) oils also traded higher by Rs 50 each to Rs 7,700 and Rs 7,300 per quintal respectively. Following are today's quotations (in Rs per quintal): Oilseeds: Mustard seed Rs 2,950-3,050 and Groundnut seed Rs 2,150-2,900. Vanaspati Ghee (15-litre tin) Rs 800-1,000. Edible oils: Groundnut Mill Delivery (Gujarat) Rs 8,500, Groundnut Solvent Refined (per tin) Rs 1,700-1,800, Mustard expeller (Dadri) Rs 7,700, Mustard Pakki Ghani (per tin) Rs 1,275-1,320, Mustard Kachi Ghani (per ...
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Cong, NCP hit out at Centre over sugar imports from Pakistan 14.5.2018 General News
The Congress and the NCP today hit out at the Union government, claiming that its policy of allowing the import of sugar from neighbouring Pakistan was leading to a crash in its prices in the domestic market. The two parties questioned the Centre over the need for such imports when sugar production in the country was in "excess". National Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar said that there was bound to be "some reaction" if sugar was imported from Pakistan. He said that several states had seen excess production of sugarcane and have been demanding that sugar be exported. "There is bound to be some reaction if sugar has been imported from Pakistan. I can understand that liberalisation in import-export policies means that a lot of these things are not in the control of the government. However the Indian government has the right to impose duty and discourage sugar imports," the former Union Agriculture Minister said. "Maharashtra, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka have had ...
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After breakfast cereals, Soulfull to bring in other millet-based products 13.5.2018 Latest News
Soulfull has cornered some share in the kids and muesli segments for breakfast cereals, increased its consumer base and grown from being present only in modern trade to around 4,000 stores
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PD Act to be invoked if fake passbooks found: Dy. CM 13.5.2018 Hindu: Health
‘40% of revenue records were replete with mistakes’
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Cultural resistance in sharing power, says economist Tushaar Shah 12.5.2018 Business Standard: Today
Even without our water crisis, doubling farmers' income in five years is an unreachable target, says Shah
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Select edible oils strengthen on millers buying, tight supply 12.5.2018 General News
Select edible oil prices strengthened at the wholesale oil and oilseeds market during the week on increased buying by vanaspati millers, driven by rising demand from retailers against tight supplies. Castor oil in the non-edible section, also turned costlier on the back of increased offtake by consuming industries. Traders said increased buying by vanaspati millers to meet rising demand from retailers against tight stocks position on fall in supplies from producing regions, mainly kept select edible oil prices higher. In the national capital, groundnut mill delivery Gujarat) oil rose by Rs 100 to Rs 8,500 per quintal, while groundnut solvent refined held steady at Rs 1,700-1,800 per tin. Palmolein (RBD) and palmolein (Kandla) oils also went up by Rs 100 each to Rs 7,250 and Rs 7,300, while crude palm oil (ex-kandla) oil traded higher by a similar margin to Rs 5,500 per quintal, respectively. Soyabean refined mill delivery (Indore) and soyabean degum (Kandla) oils too edged up by Rs 50
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Edible, non-edible oils remain steady in thin trade 12.5.2018 General News
Quiet conditions prevailed at the wholesale oils and oilseeds market in the national capital today as prices moved in a narrow range on little doing and settled at their previous levels. Arrivals and offtake too remained at a low ebb and volume of business was restricted. Following are today's quotations (in Rs per quintal): Oilseeds: Mustard seed Rs 2,950-3,050 and Groundnut seed Rs 2,150-2,900. Vanaspati Ghee (15-litre tin) Rs 800-1,000. Edible oils: Groundnut Mill Delivery (Gujarat) Rs 8,500, Groundnut Solvent Refined (per tin) Rs 1,700-1,800, Mustard expeller (Dadri) Rs 7,650, Mustard Pakki Ghani (per tin) Rs 1,275-1,320, Mustard Kachi Ghani (per tin) Rs 1,325-1,425, Sesame Mill delivery Rs 9,000, Soybean Refined Mill Delivery (Indore) Rs 7,650, Soybean Degum (Kandla) Rs 7,250, Crude Palm Oil (Ex-Kandla) Rs 5,500, Cottonseed Mill Delivery (Haryana) Rs 6,900, Palmolein (RBD) Rs 7,250, Palmolein (Kandla) Rs 7,300 and Coconut (per tin) Rs 3,100-3,150. Non-edible oils: Linseed Rs ..
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Groundnuts fire brought under control after 4 days, forensic 10.5.2018 General News
Nearly four days after a major fire broke out at a warehouse located on the outskirts of the city, in which groundnuts worth Rs 3.5 crore were gutted, the firefighters brought the blaze under control today, officials said. The Gujarat CID-Crime, which has taken over the investigations into the devastating fire, immediately began its probe into the incident. According to a top CID official, preliminary probe has revealed that it was an accident and not the result of sabotage. Nonetheless the probe agency has roped in forensic experts. "The fire, which started on the night of May 6, is now under control. The blaze has destroyed groundnuts worth Rs 3.5 crore kept in the godown," Deputy Inspector General of Police, CID-Crime Deepankar Trivedi said. Rajkot chief fire officer B J Theda said, "The fire has been brought under control. But it has not been completely doused as yet. Efforts are still on." The stock of groundnuts, which was stored in the godown located in Shapar ...
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Katherine Neumann, the wandering revivalist 10.5.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Katherine Neumann, through her work with women artisans, highlights the Indian crafts heritage
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