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Saturday, March 23, 2002
Agri Prices (March 22)
Sugar (S-30)1415 (1425)
Palm Oil (10 kg)293 (294)
Groundnut oil ready390 (393)
Coconut oil ready3400 (3400)
Pepper garbled ready6750 (6700)

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Demand for free funds flow into commodity futures
IN order to promote futures trading in commodities mutual funds, financial institutions and foreign institutional investors should be allowed to operate in the commodity futures market, in the same manner they have been allowed to operate in ... More


Effluent discharge into Noyal river -- Erode farmers complain against Tirupur units
The farmers in the region had approached the district authorities seeking compensation for the crop loss suffered on account of the contaminated ground water. More


IDFC likely to pick up 29 pc stake in Tanflora project
Earlier, the project envisaged that the growers setting up floriculture units within the park will take equity in the company. However, there has been change in the strategy and IDFC is likely to come on board. More


Karnataka planters unhappy with Budget
THE Karnataka Plantation Association (KPA) has said that the removal of the three-year lock-in period for people opting for the composition scheme under the agricultural income tax was the only consolation that the Budget offered planters. It ... More


  • Rubber firms up on supply crunch


    Incoserve dual payment scheme pays off
    THE dual payment scheme embarked upon by Incoserve to segregate quality leaves from others and to encourage the growers go in for quality leaves only has yielded good results. There has been a marked improvement in the quality of the tea leaves ... More


    `AP most suited for bio-tech investments'
    THE Andhra Pradesh Government is creating world-class infrastructure facilities at the Genome Valley here for the establishment of biotechnology units, according to the State Secretary for Industries and Commerce, Mr B. P. Acharya. Addressing a ... More


    Opposition bandh in TN today
    CHENNAI: Opposition parties in Tamil Nadu have given a bandh call in the Cauvery delta districts on Saturday to protest the State Government's action in closing direct paddy procurement centres in the region. The Tamil Nadu Chief ... More


    Cashew companies sneaking out
    The major factors forcing the industry to shift its processing operations away from the State are high raw material price, more wages, high handling cost at Kochi port, purchase tax etc. More


    Value-added spices export up
    EXPORTS of value-added products, except mint oil, have shown a consistent growth by improving its performance so far during the current fiscal. Spice oleoresins and other oils had gone up to 4,000 tonnes valued at Rs 353.98 crore during the ... More
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    Dabhol lenders may recall loans

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