14 03, 2018

Public Distribution System likely to include millets

2018-03-19T17:39:58+00:00 March 14th, 2018|Agri Commodities|

Economic Times | 14TH March 2018 Millets are likely to be added to the list of grains — currently wheat and rice — that are supplied through the public distribution system, as the government seeks to improve the nutritional value of food provided to the poor under the welfare programme. A decision on supplying millets that [...]

13 03, 2018

Soybean imports at record as domestic supply tightens: Sources

2018-03-19T17:38:29+00:00 March 13th, 2018|Agri Commodities|

Economic Times | 13TH March 2018 Soybean imports have hit a record high this year and more buying is expected as domestic supplies tighten following lower production last year, two trade sources said on Tuesday. Traders have signed deals to sell up to 100,000 tonnes of soybeans to India since December, shipping mainly from the African [...]

13 03, 2018

Sugar firms stare at losses, with estimate of record output, after 2 years

2018-03-19T17:23:51+00:00 March 13th, 2018|Agri Commodities|

Business standard | 13TH March 2018 It has taken only one announcement to change the outlook for sugar companies. The forecast of a 13 per cent increase in production, compared to previous estimates, has panicked the market, eroding prices of the commodity and the stock price of manufacturers. In sum, after a year of record profit and [...]

13 03, 2018

Rent for harvesters goes up

2018-03-19T17:22:34+00:00 March 13th, 2018|Agri Commodities|

The Hindu | 13TH March 2018 Rent for paddy harvesters has gone up sharply in Tiruchi district due to heavy demand as samba harvest is at its peak.Gone were the days when farmers employed farm workers to harvest paddy. Over the past few years, farmers have switched over to mechanisation of harvesting… Source:-http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Tiruchirapalli/rent-for-harvesters-goes-up/article23167817.ece

12 03, 2018

Goa modifies earlier order, allows iron ore extraction till

2018-03-19T17:36:49+00:00 March 12th, 2018|Non Agri Commodities|

Metal junction | 12TH March 2018 Tweaking its previous order, the Goa Mines and Geology department today allowed lease-owners to continue extracting iron ore from different mining leases till March 15 on their request, an official said.In a notification issued earlier in the wake of a Supreme Court order, the department had sought closure of [...]

12 03, 2018

Farmers in Mayapur working to produce aromatic rice variety

2018-03-19T17:30:26+00:00 March 12th, 2018|Agri Commodities|

Millennium Post | 12TH March 2018 The farmers of Chaitanya Chandradaya Agricultural Trust (CCAT) in Mayapur are producing aromatic rice which had become extinct. A local tribal Jetha Hansda has been involved in cultivation of extinct varieties of aromatic rice such as – RadhaTilak , Kala Bhat also known as Brown rice, Red rice Dudheshwar [...]

12 03, 2018

Base metals: Lead, copper, nickel fall on weak demand

2018-03-19T17:29:26+00:00 March 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Economic Times | 12TH March 2018 Aluminium prices moved down by 0.36 per cent to Rs 136.90 per kg in futures trade today as speculators reduced their bets amid easing demand in the spot market. At the Multi Commodity Exchange, aluminium for delivery in March shed 50 paise, or 0.36 per cent, to Rs 136.90 per [...]

12 03, 2018

Oil stocks rise on buzz of integrated PSU oil major

2018-03-19T17:27:43+00:00 March 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Economic Times | 12TH March 2018 Majority of oil and gas stocks were trading up in afternoon trade on Monday after reports emerged that the government was mulling over the possibilities of creating integrated PSU oil majors Shares of Indian Oil CorporationBSE 3.88 % (up 1.63 per cent), Indraprastha GasBSE 0.93 % (up 1.33 per cent), [...]

12 03, 2018

Coriander, jeera fall on subdued demand

2018-03-19T17:25:13+00:00 March 12th, 2018|Agri Commodities|

Times of India | 12TH March 2018 New Delhi, Mar 12 () Coriander and jeera prices fell by Rs 100 per quintal at the wholesale kirana market in the national capital today on easing demand from retailers and stockists amid adequate stocks.Besides, fresh arrivals from producing regions and weakening trend in futures market put pressure [...]