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Sep 19, 2018
Cabinet defers Rs 4,500 cr sugar package; proposal may come up next weekThe Union Cabinet did not consider on Wednesday Rs 4,500 crore plan to more than double the production assistance paid to sugarcane farmers and transport subsidy to sugar exporting mills
Jul 31, 2018
Sugarcane arrears to farmers down to Rs 16,600 cr from peak of Rs 23,232 cr in May-end, says govtSugarcane arrears to farmers have come down due to various measures were taken by the government to help the sugar industry, Parliament was informed on Tuesday
Jul 27, 2018
Government allows ethanol-making directly from sugarcane juice, B-molassesSo far, sugar mills were allowed to manufacture ethanol from by-product called C-molasses, after sugar was taken out while processing raw cane juice
Jul 20, 2018
World sugar exporters blame India, Pakistan and EU's subsidy programmes for weak prices, supply glutGlobal Sugar Alliance met in Geneva to discuss the degree to which subsidies provided and proposed by Pakistan, India and the EU contravene WTO rules
Jul 11, 2018
GST panel not in favour of sugar cess, mulls levying 1% tax on luxury goods instead to battle agrarian distressThe GST Council in its last meeting in May had constituted the GoM to look into the food ministry's proposal of imposition of cess of up to Rs 3 per kg on supply of sugar over and above 5 percent GST rate
Jun 29, 2018
Arrears to sugarcane farmers down by Rs 3,000 cr on govt's measures, says food minister Ram Vilas PaswanAs per the government data, cane arrears soared to Rs 22,654 crore as on 1 June, which has come down to Rs 19,816 crore till 25 June.
May 04, 2018
GST Council refers sugar cess proposal to state FMs as govt needs funds to help loss-making cane farmersThe GST Council on Friday decided to refer to a five-member committee of state finance ministers the proposal of levying a cess on sugar
Oct 14, 2017
9 Months Episode 10: Find out how to cook healthy and balance those nutrientsIn this episode, we use various ingredients, dish up interesting, healthy recipes, and show you how to balance your sugar and salt intake.
Apr 28, 2017
Indian scientists find chalcone, a new anti-diabetic drug sourced from plants with faster response timeChalcone, which is ubiquitously found in many plants, improves insulin sensitivity and reduces blood glucose levels in the same way as commercially available anti-diabetic drugs.
Nov 19, 2016
Demonetisation: Gujarat farmers warn of stopping milk supply; demand note-exchange at co-op banksFarmers took out a protest rally in Surat on Saturday against the Reserve Bank's decision not to allow exchange or deposit of defunct notes at the district central co-operative banks and warned of stopping supply to Amul Milk co-operative if the restriction is not lifted in a week