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The Week That Was December 15 to 19, 2014

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | December 19, 2014 18:01 IST

After falling for two consecutive weeks, the Indian equity market has managed to stage a smart comeback. The worries and concerns have not really vanished but sentiment got a boost late in the week from the Fed which seems upbeat of the US economy. The Fed statement modified its considerable time term replacing it with can be patient about the timing of the first rate hike. Both perhaps mean the same thing which is why US markets led the rally across global bourses.

Agriculture Newsletter December 15 to 19, 2014

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | December 19, 2014 14:28 IST

A growing pipeline of science-based agricultural innovations and impacts by the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) is impacting the lives of the dryland poor on a large scale, showing high returns on investment in agricultural research for development (AR4D).

Avian Flu looks to shake up 2015: Rabobank

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | December 19, 2014 11:06 IST

Regions affected by avian flu outbreaks, like the EU and Canada, will suffer from lost export markets and this will affect local prices.

Srinivasa Hatcheries to close some units

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | December 19, 2014 10:54 IST

There has been no production at these units since the cyclone and there is no scope for reviving the units and operations in the units will no longer be economically viable.

Review of the incentive towards marketing and promotion services for raw sugar production

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | December 18, 2014 08:27 IST

Sugar industry had been saddled with surplus stocks on account of surplus production which has consistently exceeded domestic consumption over the past several years.

Ebola leaves hundreds of thousands facing hunger in three worst-hit countries

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | December 17, 2014 16:40 IST

The loss of productivity and household income due to Ebola-related deaths and illness as well as people staying away from work, for fear of contagion, is compounding an economic slowdown in the three countries.

Goverment to revisit food safety law

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | December 17, 2014 10:18 IST

Food safety act will make more stringent to check growing instances of adulteration and contamination.

86,000 tonnes foodgrains to Kerala through see route

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | December 16, 2014 14:57 IST

FCI has started movement of foodgrains to Kerala through shipping lines.

Gujarat Government announces Rs. 1100 cr relief to farmers in the state

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | December 16, 2014 09:50 IST

This move comes on the back of strong protest by farmers' body, Bhartiya Kisan Sangh (BKS) pressing for higher MSP of cotton and groundnut.

ICRISAT investments in agricultural research yield high payoffs for dryland poor

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | December 15, 2014 17:14 IST

By including innovations developed spanning four decades, average return on investment is higher, at US$70 per dollar invested, with an internal rate of return of 35%.

The Week That Was - December 08 to 12, 2014

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | December 12, 2014 18:44 IST

The Indian equity market extended? its losing streak to the second consecutive trading week after the rupee hit 9-month low against the US Dollar.

Agriculture Newsletter December 08 to 12, 2014

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | December 12, 2014 14:20 IST

Saraiwwalaa Agrr Refineries (SARL), the edible oil and branded rice products company is planning an initial public offering in 2016, according to reports.

Oman India Joint Investment Fund invests Rs 95 Crores in GSP Crop Science

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | December 11, 2014 14:51 IST

With OIJIFs investment and our internal resources, GSP aims to double its market share in coming 3 years. We have found like minded partners in OIJIF to further accelerate our vision of being a dominant player in this segment Mr. Kenal Shah, Managing Director of GSP Crop Science Private Limited said.

Sugar stocks surge... Govt fixes ethanol price for OMCs

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | December 11, 2014 10:08 IST

Shares of Simbhaoli Sugars has rallied 13% at Rs 16 on BSE, While Bajaj Hindusthan surged 7% at Rs 22.

Cabinet approves for continuation of interest subsidy for crop loans

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | December 11, 2014 08:35 IST

Interest subvention to PSBs, Private Banks, Cooperative Banks, RRBs, NABARD for providing short term crop loan to farmers.

Saraiwwalaa Agrr Refineries plans IPO in 2016

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | December 11, 2014 08:32 IST

Report stated that the company may go for a pre-IPO private equity infusion in a few months

Procurement of foodgrains to support farmers

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | December 09, 2014 17:13 IST

The producers have the option to sell their produce to FCI/ State Agencies at MSP or in the open market as is advantageous to them.

State Food Secretaries Conf to review implementation of National Food Security Act

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | December 09, 2014 13:32 IST

The Act, which came into force w.e.f 5th July, 2013, provided for a period of one year for identification of eligible households for receiving subsidized foodgrains, as per criteria which was also to be evolved by them

Jain Irrigation signs MoU with Horticulture Innovation Australia

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | December 09, 2014 10:20 IST

At 10.24 AM, the stock was up 0.38% at Rs. 53. The stock has hit a high of Rs. 53 and a low of Rs. 52.05.

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