Tag: Industry & Economy

A majority of traders continued to boycott cardamom auctions resulting in thin trading activities at auctions last week, even as harvesting has picked up.

Lack of buyers prompted auctioneers to restrict registration of lots and consequently, arri…

The Union Government has taken penal action against 53 sugar mills for not furnishing details online about sugar production, dispatches and stock position of the 2011-12 season to the Food Ministry.

For better management of the sugar sector, the G…

The Agricultural and Processed Foods Export Development Authority (APEDA) will launch certification standards for organic textiles next week.

The National Organic Textiles Standards (NOTS) have been recently included under the National Programme f…

A case of misappropriation of over 6,700 wheat bags has been registered against four officials of Food Corporation of India, police said here. Those booked are Supervisory Officer, Mr Sunderlal, and three assistant grade officials — Mr Mohanlal Na…

Association demands duty-free import and accurate stock assessment

The import duty on natural rubber should be done away with to address the growing shortage of the raw material, according to rubber product manufacturers.The All India Rubber Indust…

The All-India Consumer Price Index for agricultural and rural labourers (Base: 1986-87=100) for May increased by five and six points at 638 and 640, respectively. Haryana, with 711 points, topped the index whereas Himachal Pradesh with 531 points wa…