User: phemk23 Topic: Gujarat Agriculture
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Rise in tomato prices lead to high demand for puree/ketchup: ASSOCHAM 28.7.2017 deccanherald.com
Rise in tomato prices due to crop damage following rains in the growing areas has lead to high demand for puree/ketchup to the extent of 40-45% in the recent few weeks, according to a paper by industry body ASSOCHAM. An interaction with the Mandi traders in different major cities like Delhi-NCR, Mumbai, Lucknow, Kolkata, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad indicates that the tomato prices may not immediately ease as flooding in some of the growing states have led to damage to the crop. Unlike onion and potato, the shelf life for tomato is very short and it needs cold chains and modern warehouses for storage and transportation, ASSOCHAM states in the paper. On the back of rising demand, the grocers have increased stock of tomato puree/ketchup, as the home makers are quite sensitive to any price rise. The majority of respondents said that they have curtailed the use of tomatoes and prefer dishes which do not require much use of tomatoes, like lady finger or pumpkin and some are substituting it with raw mango to ...
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Surging tomato prices lead to high demand for puree and ketchup: ASSOCHAM 28.7.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Surging tomato prices lead to high demand for puree and ketchup: ASSOCHAM
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Erratic monsoon: floods in some parts, water scarcity in some others 28.7.2017 Latest News
Infamous for its vagaries, the southwest monsoon has created two contrasting water situations causing distress in several parts of the country. In the first two months of its four-month of journey, the monsoon has brought in surplus rains in some parts and scanty showers in some others. The rains have wreaked havoc in parts of Gujarat, Rajasthan, West Bengal and Assam leading to loss of life, property and standing crops. At the same time, parts of Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra have got inadequate rains, aggravating already prevailing drought-like conditions there.Data from the India Meteorological Department (IMD) showed that from June 1 to July 27, the southwest monsoon was over 62 per cent surplus in most of Gujarat on an average, almost 55 per cent surplus over Rajasthan, 5 per cent excess in West Bengal, while it was 20 per cent deficient over Karnataka, 19 per cent short in Tamil Nadu and 28 per cent less in Kerala.Ironically, it is 10 per cent deficient in Assam
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Gujarat floods kill 12, infrastructure hit, cotton farmers suffer damage 28.7.2017 Business Standard: News Now
More than a million households had been affected and losses to farmlands were being assessed
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Floods kill 120 in Gujarat, with industry, cotton hit 28.7.2017 Zee News : India National
More than a million households had been affected and losses to farmlands were being assessed.  
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Incessant downpour in Amdavad brings the biz scene to a standstill 28.7.2017 DNA: Recent Columns
With waterlogging affecting road transport, all major retail markets remained closed on Thursday. Industry players said major industrial clusters of Naroda, Vatva, Odhav and Narol faced heavy absenteeism as workers were unable to reach their work places. Gaurang Bhagat, president of Maskati Kapad Mahajan, confirmed that the entire garment market, comprising about 50,000 traders, remained closed on Thursday. Chinubhai Shah, president of Shree Choksi Mahajan, pointed out that apart from a few wholesale bullion traders who had to settle deals, jewelers in retail segment had their showrooms closed. “The business was already low because of GST. Now floods have aggravated the situation,” said Shah. Most pharmaceutical units were severely affected due to absenteeism, said Viranchi Shah, chairman of Gujarat chapter of Indian Drug Manufacturers Association (IDMA). While expressing concern for goods in godowns, Jaimin Vasa, president of Gujarat Chemical Association, said, “Goods in transit are also affected”. Veg ...
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Torrential rain, flood damage 25% kharif sowing in Gujarat 27.7.2017 Business Standard: Markets & Investing
Traders have estimated that at least 50,000 hectares of sowing have been damaged
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Tomato prices go through the roof 26.7.2017 Rediff: Business
Farmers shifted to other vegetables as they could not realise price in past 9 months
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Mount Abu receives highest rainfall in decades, landslide alert issued 26.7.2017 TOI: Cities
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PM announces relief package of Rs 500cr for Guj 26.7.2017 TOI: Home
Modi conducted an aerial survey of flood-ravaged areas of north Gujarat where the authorities have shifted more than 36,000 people to safety and rescued more than 1,600 with the help of Indian Army, Indian Air Force and the National Disaster Response Force personnel since Monday.
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Tomato prices go through the roof 26.7.2017 All Markets Stories
Farmers shifted to other vegetables as they could not realise price in past 9 months: Farmers' body
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Gujarat: As flood threat looms, army rushes to assist relief operations 24.7.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
Torrential rains pounding north Gujarat have caused flood in Banaskantha and Patan districts
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No plans to fight polls now, will decide at right time: Hardik Patel 22.7.2017 TOI: Cities
Talking about the death of five farmers in a police firing at Mandsaur in Madhya Pradesh, he said that just like in Gujarat, the voices of farmers are being muzzled in MP as well.
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Another smog season looms: India must act soon to keep Delhi from gasping 19.7.2017 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
Highest pollution levels in Delhi coincided with residue crop-burning to the city's northwest
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Western tilt 18.7.2017 FrontLine: Cover Story
Despite burgeoning trade and cultural ties, India-China relations appear headed for a rough road as a result of the Modi government’s keenness to transform India into “a frontline state” in the looming confrontation between the West and China. By JOHN CHERIAN
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Monsoon showers lash many States 18.7.2017 Hindu: National
People die in floods and lightning strikes; train services cancelled; reservoirs and catchments overflow
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GEA receives order to build Asia's largest milk production plant in India 18.7.2017 All Companies Stories
Gujarat milk Federation (GCMMF) to build milk production facility in Gandhinagar, Gujarat
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Denial of regular job not violation of Human Rights Act: HC 18.7.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
Is the denial of regular service to a government employee a violation of human rights punishable under the Protection of Human Rights Act?
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Cops investigating farmer suicides get new guidelines; pro forma issued 18.7.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
As farmer suicides over crop failure are a politically-sensitive issue, the state CID (crime) issued a circular to all police stations to thoroughly investigate farmer suicides.
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Riverfront safe no more? 18.7.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
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