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  • Centre hopeful of maintaining 4 percent agri growth

    Government is hopeful of maintaining a growth rate of around four percent in the agriculture sector this year. Inaugurating the National Conference of Cooperative Ministers in New Delhi on Wednesday, Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar said that the sector grew by 5.6 percent in 2010-11 against the target of four percent. Pawar said that with the […]

    Weavetex OVERSEAS ADOPTS AVITERA SE & ERIOPON LT from Huntsman Textile Effects

    Mumbai: Weavetex Overseas, established in 1969 has a vertically integrated Process from Yarn to Fabric and Fabric Processing to stitching. Achieving quality assurance, on time deliveries and customer trust are key to the company Weavetex Overseas will commence the use of this revolutionary system to pave the way for a cleaner and greener environment. Mr. […]

    Higher farm output to ease inflation to 6% in FY’12: PMEAC

    Amid rising concerns over high inflation, the Prime Minister’s economic advisory panel has said that the rate of price rise might slow down to around 6 per cent in the current fiscal on the back of good farm output. “I think it (inflation) will be around 6 per cent… probably that is where it will […]

    Become an Activist on Earth Day: Save Water with Gardena

    Germany: About two thirds of our planet Earth is covered with water. Yet only 0.3 per cent of it is available as fresh drinking water. And that is even distributed very unevenly regionally. While a European in average uses about 150 litres of drinking water per person per day, many people in Africa and other […]

    SC quashes acquisition of 205 hectares agricultural land in UP’s Gautam Budha Nagar

    The Supreme Court has said the right to property is a constitutional right and the government cannot deprive a person of his land in an arbitrary manner. A bench of justices G S Singhvi and A K Ganguly said in a judgement that courts should view with “suspicion” the action of the government in acquiring […]

    Wheat procurement declines by 75% so far this year

    Wheat procurement has declined by 75 per cent to 13.04 lakh tonnes so far this year as arrivals are yet to pick up in Haryana and Punjab. Procurement from these two states made up for nearly three-fourth of the central pool last year which stood at 51.2 lakh tonnes Procurement in Haryana and Punjab, which […]

    India may harvest record cotton this year

    India is likely to achieve a record cotton output in the 2011-12 season. The US Department of Agriculture has estimated it at 35 million bales as farmers are expected to put more area under the crop buoyed by higher prices. Cotton production of India, the world’s second biggest cotton producer, made 32 million bales in […]

    Govt revising norms to free 71% of forest areas for mining

    Environment Ministry has proposed to revise its 2009 classification of the country’s heavily forested regions into ‘Go’ and ‘No-Go’ regions. Under the classification, a ban was imposed on coal mining in No-Go zones. The new norms provides for 71 percent of areas free for mining in the nine coalfields across the country which are located […]

    Won’t accept emission commitments under int’l duress: Ramesh

    Making it clear that India would not succumb to international pressure on any legally binding commitments to reduce carbon emission, Enviro Min Jairam Ramesh has said govt will only act in national interest on the issue, including ensuring that the economic growth trajectory remains unaffected. “I can assure you we are not taking on any […]

    Govt needs to think serious on foodgrains export: Pawar

    Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Wednesday said the government needs to give serious thought on storage, allocation of foodgrains to states and exports, as the country is estimated to have harvested record production this crop year. “This year’s production is highest ever since 1947. There should not be any problem. The government of India has […]