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Friday, September 02, 2005
Agri Prices (Sept 1)
Sugar 301813 (1830)
Groundnut oil ready488 (484)
Coconut oil ready5050 (5000)
Pepper garbled ready6350 (6300)

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Catching up
The area under kharif rice has caught up with normal acreage after trailing at least until the third week of August. As on August 31, the area under rice has increased to 308.86 lakh hectares from 298.03 lakh hectares during the corresponding ... More


India Inc eyes jatropha farming in a big way
Both public and private sector companies such as Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), IFFCO, ONGC and Emami have approached the Chhattisgarh Government seeking permission for contract farming of this plant, which is a good source of ... More


Sea Food launches new salmon range
SEA Food Club, a division of the Chennai-based Seaeyes Systems Ltd (SSL), has launched a new salmon range, which includes Alaskan smoked pink salmon fillet, canned salmon in brine, salmon pickle and salmon sausages. Australian cricket legend, ... More


Non-ferrous metals prices increased
FOLLOWING a firm trend in the international market, all major non-ferrous metal producers including Nalco, Hindustan Zinc, Sterlite, Birla Copper and Hindustan Copper have increased the prices of their metal products from Thursday, trade sources ... More


New liquid bio-fertiliser formulation developed
TARI Bio-Tech has developed a liquid bio-fertiliser formulation with a shelf life of two years. The product, developed by technocrat Mr R. Kulandaisamy, proprietor of Tari Bio-Tech, is said to be the first of its kind in the country with such ... More


Steady trend in rubber prices
SPOT rubber prices maintained a steady trend on Thursday. Sellers preferred to keep a low profile as scattered overnight rains at the fag end of the south-west monsoon and positive reports from the international markets boosted their sentiments ... More


Beeyu Overseas bids for Lankan tea property — Ties up with Colombo-based firm; plans jt venture marketing firm with Tata Coffee
THE Bangalore-based Tata Coffee Ltd will soon float a joint venture marketing company with the city-based tea firm, Beeyu Overseas Ltd. Beeyu is hoping to acquire a Government-owned tea estate and factory in Sri Lanka next month after placing ... More

15-member tea team to visit Egypt, Iran, UAE
The visit is aimed at boosting exports and the team will meet buyers in these countries. More


Gold may test support level
SPOT gold prices rose from a one-month low to end higher on Wednesday, as the dollar fell lower against the major currencies. News of Chicago PMI contracting lower to 49.2 in August against 63.5 in July gave precious metals a boost as the dollar ... More


NECC welcomes Maharashtra's move to include eggs in school meals scheme
THE National Egg Co-ordination Committee (NECC) has welcomed the decision of the Maharashtra Government to include eggs in the school mid-day meals scheme from September. It has also stated that the inclusion of eggs in the scheme would help in ... More


NAARM foundation day
HYDERABAD: Mr J.M. Lyngdoh, former Chief Election Commissioner of India, has said that governance and ethics should go hand in hand. "While following the principles of governance we should keep off the elements that are likely to come ... More

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