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Bollworm strikes, Telangana to lose cotton

Deccan Chronicle | December 11, 2017 Cotton production in Telangana this year is feared to come down drastically thanks to the pink bollworm pest and inferior quality seeds. It is estimated that pink bollworm will eat up 40 per cent of the cotton crop this year… Source:https://www.deccanchronicle.com/nation/current-affairs/111217/telangana-cotton-affected-by-dry-weather.html

2017-12-11T10:32:09+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Agri Commodities|

Oil prices drop on increased US rig drilling

Economic Times | December 11, 2017 Oil prices fell on Monday, pulled down as the latest rise in the US rig count pointed to a further increase in American production, potentially undermining efforts led by OPEC to tighten markets. US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at $57.10 a barrel at 0019 GMT, down 25 [...]

2017-12-11T10:25:44+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Agri Commodities|

Coal India to leverage mining expertise for diversification

Economic Times | December 10, 2017 Making a case for Coal IndiaBSE 1.11 %'s foray into metal and mineral mining, the government has said the state-owned firm being the biggest miner in the world would like to leverage the expertise for diversification... Source:https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/indl-goods/svs/metals-mining/coal-india-to-leverage-mining-expertise-for-diversification/articleshow/62007383.cms

2017-12-11T10:33:31+00:00 December 10th, 2017|Agri Commodities|

Essar Shipping eyes fleet expansion

The Hindu Businessline | December 10, 2017 Essar Shipping Ltd is weighing plans to expand and diversify its fleet by acquiring a panamax size bulk carrier, a medium range oil tanker, and a Suezmax carrier, said Ranjit Singh, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer… Source:http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/economy/logistics/essar-shipping-eyes-fleet-expansion/article9988426.ece

2017-12-11T10:31:06+00:00 December 10th, 2017|Non Agri Commodities|

India on the verge of a looming soil crisis, say experts

The Hindu Businessline | December 10, 2017 India is on the verge of a looming soil crisis which can potentially impact its agriculture in the near future, says a report. A third of the total 350 million hectares has already turned problematic… Source:http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/economy/agri-business/india-on-the-verge-of-a-looming-soil-crisis-say-experts/article9988417.ece

2017-12-11T10:30:15+00:00 December 10th, 2017|Non Agri Commodities|

Speculative price increase of cotton not sustainable, says textile body

The Hindu Businessline | December 10, 2017 Indian Texpreneurs Federation, an apex body of the textile industry, today expressed confidence that cotton prices would come down and the speculative price increase during last week was not sustainable… Source:http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/markets/commodities/speculative-price-increase-of-cotton-not-sustainable-says-textile-body/article9988378.ece

2017-12-11T10:29:24+00:00 December 10th, 2017|Agri Commodities|

Bill proposes Rs 10 Lakh penalty for violation in ship recycling

Economic Times | December 10, 2017 The shipping ministry has proposed a Bill that will make it mandatory for ships to carry out all recycling activities in a safe manner and as per global practices and said any violation in this regard could attract a fine of Rs 10 lakh and six-months imprisonment... Source:https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/transportation/shipping-/-transport/bill-proposes-rs-10-lakh-penalty-for-violation-in-ship-recycling/articleshow/62007365.cms

2017-12-11T10:28:39+00:00 December 10th, 2017|Non Agri Commodities|

Government must accord top priority to agriculture in Budget 2018: Assocham

Economic Times | December 10, 2017 The government needs to accord top priority to agriculture in the budget as a major shortfall in kharif production resulted in sluggish growth of farm sector in the second quarter this fiscal, Assocham said today.While the year-to-year agriculture GVA (Gross Value Addition) growth for the July-September quarter of 2017-18 [...]

2017-12-11T10:26:27+00:00 December 10th, 2017|Agri Commodities|