27 04, 2018

Coal India’s new GCV-based billing system for consumers likely from July

2018-04-27T10:42:29+00:00 April 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Business-Standard | 27th April 2018 After postponing the introduction of the new Gross Calorific Value (GCV)-based billing mechanism for consumers, earlier scheduled for this month, Coal India is expected have the new system in place by July.The government-owned behemoth was to have switched to charging of consumers on this globally adopted system from April 1. Issues related to sampling [...]

27 04, 2018

Rabi paddy to be procured from May 1

2018-04-27T10:38:34+00:00 April 27th, 2018|Agri Commodities|

New Indian Express | 27th April 2018 With paddy procurement of the 2017 Kharif marketing season ending on April 30, the State Government on Thursday decided to start the Rabi procurement from May 1.Rabi paddy procurement will be confined to 18 districts and district-level procurement committees will decide the date of purchase basing on the [...]

27 04, 2018

Odisha Govt to start paddy procurement from on May 1 and continue till June 30

2018-04-27T10:32:51+00:00 April 27th, 2018|Agri Commodities|

Orissa Diary | 27th April 2018 The paddy procurement for the Rabi season would commence on May 1 and continue till June 30. This was decided in a meeting of the State Level Paddy Procurement Committee presided over by Chief Secretary AP Padhi here on Thursday.Civil supplies and Consumers Welfare Secretary Bir Bikram Yadav said [...]

27 04, 2018

Lao PDR to enhance productivity and quality in agriculture

2018-04-27T10:31:15+00:00 April 27th, 2018|Agri Commodities|

Devdis Course | 27th April 2018 More than 140,000 people will benefit from efforts to make rice, maize, and produce farming more productive and profitable, through the Lao PDR Agriculture Competitiveness Project, approved today by the World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors.The USD 25 million project will support 28,000 farming households in 224 selected rural villages [...]

26 04, 2018

India Will Network With Asia’s Major Oil Buyers To Bargain With Sellers

2018-04-27T10:41:20+00:00 April 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Business World | 26th April 2018 India will work to create a network with other major oil buyers in Asia, such as China, South Korea and Japan, to negotiate better terms with sellers, the country's Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said in New Delhi on Thursday."I see bigger co-operation between four bigger economies of Asia... India will try [...]

26 04, 2018

Base metals fall on global cues, sluggish demand

2018-04-27T10:40:14+00:00 April 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Times Of India | 26th April 2018 Base metals led by aluminium fell by Rs 2 per kg at the non-ferrous metal markets today in line with a muted trend overseas.Besides, subdued demand from consuming industries at the domestic spot market fuelled the downtrend.Traders said sentiment remained muted on the back of a weak trend [...]

26 04, 2018

States unable to implement support price schemes for farmers: NAFED official

2018-04-27T10:37:31+00:00 April 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|

the hindu | 26th April 2018 The Centre’s proposals to decentralise price support schemes for farmers are not viable as State governments do not possess the infrastructure or willingness required to implement them, said S.K. Singh, Additional Managing Director of the National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India (NAFED), on the on the sidelines of [...]

26 04, 2018

Spices rule steady in mute trade

2018-04-27T10:35:20+00:00 April 26th, 2018|Agri Commodities|

Business World | 26th April 2018 Prices of black pepper, ginger unbleached and copra ruled stable in an otherwise muted spices market here today in the absence of any major demand from stockists and retailers amid lacklustre export offtake.Following are today's closing rates (in Rs) with previous rates in brackets:Black pepper (per kg) 380/440 (380/440), [...]

26 04, 2018

Essar Oil and Gas to invest Rs 900 cr in CBM block

2018-04-27T10:26:42+00:00 April 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Deccan Chronicle | 26th April 2018 Ruia family-owned Essar Oil and Gas will invest Rs 900 crore in drilling 150 more wells on its Raniganj CBM block in West Bengal to more than double gas output to 2.3 million standard cubic metres per day by 2021, its Managing Director and CEO Vilas Tawde said.Essar Oil [...]