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Global food prices drop 2.1% in July

Aug 07, 2014

Global food prices drop 2.1% in July

According to FAO, the recent sharp slide in cereal prices reflected significant fall in international prices of maize and wheat, a reaction to excellent production prospects in many major producing countries. #United Nations #NewsTracker #food prices #FAO #Cereals #Dairy products #Oilseeds
Why Modi sarkaar should ready itself for another fight with inflation

Jul 15, 2014

Why Modi sarkaar should ready itself for another fight with inflation

This delay in rainfall has led to a 51% annual decline in the sowing of kharif crops. This means there will be an impact on their production which is likely to lead to inflation. #Inflation #Economy #India #GDP #Finance minister #ConnectTheDots #Wholesale price index #Arun Jaitley #WPI #Growth #CPI #Narendra Modi government #hoarding #food price rise
States should act against hoarders, no need to panic about inflation: Jaitley

Jul 04, 2014

States should act against hoarders, no need to panic about inflation: Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said there is "no panic situation" and asked the states to take measures to crackdown on hoarding and black marketing to rein in prices. #Inflation #India #food inflation #Finance minister #TheySaidIt #Arun Jaitley #Monsoon #onions #Potatoes #Price Rise #Ram Vilas Paswan #hoarding #food price rise
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
Not surprised by fuel price hike: Nitish

Jul 01, 2014

Not surprised by fuel price hike: Nitish

Kumar's terse remarks came as reaction to hike of petrol price by a steep Rs 1.69 per litre and diesel by 50 paise a litre. #Politics #Narendra Modi #PoliticalPlay #Petrol #Diesel #Nitish Kumar #Food price

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Not surprised by fuel price hike: Nitish

Sep 20, 2014

Lock-down order in Sierra Leone as ebola toll soars

Sierra Leone began a three-day lock-down yesterday in an effort to halt the spread of the Ebola virus, as President Ernest Bai Koroma urged residents to comply with the emergency measures. Streets in the normally bustling seaside capital Freetown wer... #Sierra Leone #Africa #United Nations #West Africa #UNICEF #Ernest Bai Koroma #Republic of Guinea
Not surprised by fuel price hike: Nitish

Sep 20, 2014

Police taking precautions in search for ambush suspect in Pennsylvania

Authorities wearing bulletproof vests and carrying heavy rifles fanned out Saturday in the neighborhood around the home of a man suspected in the fatal shooting of a Pennsylvania State Police trooper. CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) — Authorities wearing bullet... #Philadelphia, PA #Pennsylvania
Not surprised by fuel price hike: Nitish

Sep 18, 2014

Letter: Transit managers deserve raises

State Sen. Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) should do his research before making statements like a manager has "an inherent responsibility to be a leader and an important aspect of that is to lead by example" ["Zeldin: Cancel MTA manager raises," News, Sept. 8... #MTA #Long Island Rail Road #Bellmore, NY #Shirley, NY