World sugar exporters blame India, Pakistan and EU's subsidy programmes for weak prices, supply glut
Global Sugar Alliance met in Geneva to discuss the degree to which subsidies provided and proposed by Pakistan, India and the EU contravene WTO rules
GST panel not in favour of sugar cess, mulls levying 1% tax on luxury goods instead to battle agrarian distress
The 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
Arrears to sugarcane farmers down by Rs 3,000 cr on govt's measures, says food minister Ram Vilas Paswan
As 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.
GST Council refers sugar cess proposal to state FMs as govt needs funds to help loss-making cane farmers
The GST Council on Friday decided to refer to a five-member committee of state finance ministers the proposal of levying a cess on sugar
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Indian scientists find chalcone, a new anti-diabetic drug sourced from plants with faster response time
Chalcone, 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.
Farmers 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
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Sugar output in India is expected to decline this year due to a drought in major growing regions
A new research has revealed that Sugar addiction is much like addiction to any other drug, said a report in The Telegraph. According to the study from Queensland University of Technology(QUT), withdrawal symptoms of chronic sugar consumption is similar to going cold turkey from drugs.
Industry officials say thousands of hectares of cane have been damaged after India's first back-to-back drought in three decades
Market breadth ended positive with 1,791 stocks advancing against 1,161 declines on BSE.
Industry body ISMA said the decisions would help the millers only in the long run
Kejriwal said that he also visited a mid-day meal scheme run by ISCKON and was impressed with the way it was being run.
The government today approved subsidy on export of up to 1.4 million tonnes of raw sugar in the ongoing 2014-15 marketing year
Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan today said his ministry is in favour of extending sugar export subsidy to only 1.4 million tonnes of raw sugar in the ongoing 2014-15 marketing year.
A daily probiotic pill may one day help people control their diabetes, scientists say.
Supporting the lobby of sugar factories for their inability to give Fair and Remunerative Price (FRP) to sugarcane farmers, the NCP president Sharad Pawar on Thursday said that union and state government must take the issue seriously and provide the financial assistance to sugar factories for giving the FRP to farmers.