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Sugar import duty raised to 25 percent to protect mills

Aug 22, 2014

Sugar import duty raised to 25 percent to protect mills

In a relief to millers beleaguered by higher cane prices and surplus stocks, the government raised the import duty on sugar. #Ram Vilas Paswan #Central Board of Excise and Customs #Consumer Affairs Ministry #Sugar mills #Sugar Import #Uttar Pradesh farmers #sugar canes #White Sugar #refined sugar
WTO row India won't compromise on interest of farmers, says Nirmala Sitharaman

Aug 05, 2014

WTO row India won't compromise on interest of farmers, says Nirmala Sitharaman

India today said it will not compromise the interest of poor farmers and consumers at the WTO and sought complete resolution of the foodgrain stockpile issue, which is essential for unhindered implementation of the country's food security programme. #India #NewsTracker #Food security #Nirmala Sitharaman #parliament #farmers #WTO #poor #consumers #stockpile
Consumer affairs ministry may frame norms for online shopping

Jul 25, 2014

Consumer affairs ministry may frame norms for online shopping

The Department of Consumer Affairs has been receiving a large number of complaints from consumers making online purchases, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said in a written reply to the Lok Sabha. #Lok Sabha #Nirmala Sitharaman #PolicyWatch #Department of Consumer Affairs #Online shopping
Hoarding, not shortage, of goods cause for food price rise: Paswan

Jul 02, 2014

Hoarding, not shortage, of goods cause for food price rise: Paswan

Blaming hoarders for soaring food prices, Union Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said that the Centre will not tolerate such practices. #Inflation #Economy #India #Sugar #TheySaidIt #onions #Ram Vilas Paswan #Food Security Act #SHortage #hoarding #food price rise #Food and Consumer Affairs minister

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Hoarding, not shortage, of goods cause for food price rise: Paswan

Aug 26, 2014

Huawei abandons Windows Phone, says Tizen has 'no chance to be successful'

If Microsoft is going to turn Windows Phone around, it'll have to be without Huawei. The world's third-largest phone maker has decided to stop releasing Windows Phones for now. Richard Yu, the head of Huawei's consumer business group, told the Wall S... #Microsoft Corporation #Wall Street Journal
Hoarding, not shortage, of goods cause for food price rise: Paswan

Aug 27, 2014

'I Don't Take Insurance' Not Always a Doctor Deal Breaker

Consumers trying to decipher the difference between doctors that do and don't take insurance have to ask a lot of questions to figure out how to manage their bills... #Microsoft Corporation #Wall Street Journal
Hoarding, not shortage, of goods cause for food price rise: Paswan

Aug 24, 2014

U.S. rice farmers see opportunity in China

Greg Yielding was given a quixotic task: travel to China and determine if consumers there would be willing to eat American rice... #Microsoft Corporation #Wall Street Journal