For the third consecutive week, average prices rose by ₹4 a kg at the auctions of the Coonoor Tea Trade Association. The average price at Sale No: 38 rose to ₹75.29 a kg from last week’s ₹7... »
A higher demand perked up prices of some varieties of tea at the Kochi auction this week. Good liquoring varieties along with popular marks in the CTC dust category was dearer by ₹2-3 a... »
The Tea Trade Association of Coimbatore (TTAC) has appealed to the Tea Board to persuade the Ministry of Commerce and Industry to allocate funds for running the electronic auction. Address... »
V. Sajeev Kumar
The fishing folk have called upon the Centre to reject the expert panels’ recommendations on deep sea fishing policy, as it would hurt both the sector as well as fishing operations hardly.
Pratim Ranjan Bose
The Union Government has urged the tea companies to increase funding in research - particularly to enhance productivity, explore scope of mechanisation, quality and climate risk mitigation – for l... »
The plantation industry has taken strong exception to the Kerala Government’s decision to hike taxes at a time when the sector is going through a tough phase. Association of Planters of... »
Vegetable oil prices, which are rising once again after falling to record lows in early September, are now likely to fall only after Diwali as domestic production steps-up on revival of monsoon in... »
V. Sajeev Kumar
The plantation industry has taken strong exception of the Kerala Government’s decision to hike taxes at a time when the industry is going through a tough phase.
The government’s move to e... »
Water levels in India's main reservoirs in the week to Sept. 18 were at 79 per cent of capacity, down just 5 percentage points from a year earlier, government data showed, aided by a late revival... »
With exactly 12 days to go for the end of the season, the monsoon has now run up a deficit of similar figure in percentage terms, a notch up than the week just past. This needs to be... »