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Jun 21, 2012
EU terms some Indian policies as protectionistTerming some of the recent steps taken by the Indian government like banning of cotton export as protectionist, EU said that liberalised trade was essential to stimulate growth in times of global economic uncertainty.
Jun 07, 2012
Cotton output rises by over 9 percent due to Bt seedsThe study on 'socio-economic impact assessment of Bt cotton in India' has highlighted that area under cotton has grown by 4.91 percent in the last 10 years.
May 30, 2012
Rs 35k cr restructuring: No real help for textile firms or banksA one-off restructuring of loans (and that too, by one-third of the total exposure of banks) is unlikely to significantly help either textile companies or firms.
May 28, 2012
Your t-shirt could charge your mobile phoneEngineers at the University of South Carolina have successfully figured out how a mobile device can be charged ...
May 04, 2012
India to have all-time high foodgrain production in 2011-12: PawarIndia will have an all-time high foodgrain production of over 252 million tons in 2011-12 with a record output of wheat, rice and cotton, Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar said today.
May 02, 2012
Additional 8 mt of food for BPL families? PM to decide todayFood Ministry has worked out a plan to distribute 14.5 million tonnes of foodgrains to ration card holders and offload another 2.5 million tonnes in the open market. The ministry has proposed to incentivise wheat export.
May 01, 2012
Cotton prices drop as India allows exports, registrationsThe policy U-turn remedies the hasty decision in March to ban exports; the whole episode shows up Indian policy-making in a poor light.
Apr 30, 2012
Govt will allow more cotton exportsOf about 115 lakh bales registered so far this season, the country has exported 106 lakh bales.
Apr 11, 2012
Pawar writes to PM on anti-farmer stepsHigh input cost and low realisation from produce are hitting the farmers hard.
Apr 10, 2012
Despite Modi pressure, no new permit for cotton exportsThe government had banned exports of cotton on March 5, but relaxed it partially within a week, following political pressure, both from within the UPA, as well as Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi