Millet champions urge Govt of India to launch National Millet Mission

Fnb news | 19th April 2018 The Millets, Monsoon and Market dialogue came to a close with global millet champions calling for the Government of India to launch a National Millet Mission, especially since 2018 is the National Year of Millets. The international and national experts raised pertinent points flagging issues related to production, procurement, processing, [...]

2018-04-20T17:45:40+00:00 April 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Metal stocks surge post global commodities’ rally; Hindalco, Vedanta up 7%

Money control | 19th April 2018 Shares of metal companies were buzzing in trade on Thursday as investors cheered uptick in global metal prices. The Nifty Metal index was up over 4 percent, while stocks such as Hindustan Copper, National Aluminium, Hindalco, Vedanta, JSW Steel and Jindal Steel, among others, gained 2-12 percent…   Source:

2018-04-20T17:42:14+00:00 April 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Hindustan Copper just made investors richer by 12%; Sensex gains 95 points; TCS Q4 results eyed

Zeebiz | 19th April 2018 The benchmark indices settled higher on Thursday on the back of gains in metal stocks as global aluminium prices soared, while the country’s biggest software services exporter, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) rose ahead of its March quarter results. The Sensex ended at 34,427, up 95.61 points, while the broader Nifty50 [...]

2018-04-20T17:38:02+00:00 April 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Maharashtra seeks extension in arhar procurement scheme

Business-Standard | 19th April 2018 Maharashtra government has sought an extension from the Centre for the procurement of tur (arhar) at minimum support price (MSP), which ended on Wednesday. Tur procurement was stopped in some parts of the state because of the lack of storage space. The state government has so far procured 23,52,385 lakh [...]

2018-04-20T17:33:47+00:00 April 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Central teams visit drought-hit districts of Andhra Pradesh

Business-Standard | 19th April 2018 KADAPA/ONGOLE: Inter-ministerial central teams on drought visited Kadadap and Prakasam districts on Wednesday to study the prevailing conditions in both the districts. In Kadapa, the team comprising Mukesh Kumar, Anuradha Batan, Vijay Kumar, led by B R Srivastava visited some of the drought-hit areas. They inspected damaged jowar and groundnut [...]

2018-04-20T17:27:24+00:00 April 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Global Potassium Thiosulfate Market 2018 Share- (Hydrite Chemical Co, , Spraygro Liquid Fertilizers and Plant Food Company)

Business-Standard | 18th April 2018 Global Potassium Thiosulfate Market 2018 is an all-inclusive, proficient report provides an in detail analysis of extensive Potassium Thiosulfate drivers, challenges, restraints, opportunities, present market trends and approach influencing the global Potassium Thiosulfate industrytogether with projections and forecast to 2023. Potassium Thiosulfate research study covers processing technique, investment plan, services as [...]

2018-04-20T17:32:37+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|

India-US move ahead on strategic energy partnership

Live Mint | 18th April 2018 The US may collaborate with India on its crude oil reserve programme as part of a strategic energy partnership that covers sectors such as oil and gas, power, renewable energy and coal.Currently, state-run Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) is the only one to partner with India to shore [...]

2018-04-18T10:05:18+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Cash crunch hits farm economy in Gujarat

Financial Express | 18th April 2018 Cash shortage has affected routines in Gujarat’s agriculture sector as most of the transactions there are done in cash. Due to currency shortage, farmers are not getting payment for their produce in APMCs across the state and the situation is critical in some rural areas where banking facilities are [...]

2018-04-18T10:03:58+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Third straight year, expect normal monsoon

Economic Times | 17th April 2018 NEW DELHI: In what could cheer up the distressed farm sector as well as lift the overall economic sentiment, the weather department on Monday said this year’s monsoon would be ‘normal’. This, in India Meteorological Department (IMD)’s parlance, means rainfall between 96 per cent and 104 per cent of the [...]

2018-04-17T13:09:34+00:00 April 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Base metals: Nickel, aluminium rise on spot demand

Economic Times | 17th April 2018 Nickel prices strengthened by 0.55 per cent to Rs 935.20 per kg in futures market today as speculators engaged in raising bets amid rising demand from alloy-makers in the spot market. At the Multi Commodity Exchange, nickel for delivery in May traded higher by Rs 5.10, or 0.55 per [...]

2018-04-18T10:00:23+00:00 April 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|