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After a gap of nearly ten days Delhi again observed some rain on Monday. In a span of 24 hours from 8.30 am on Monday the Sadarjung and the Palam Obs...


Top ten rainiest cities in India on Sunday

After a gap of nearly ten days Mumbai observed some good rain on Sunday and found its way into the list of top ten rainiest cities in India. Assam in...


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Soybean| United States soybeans jumped 1 percent.

July 29, 2014

United States soybeans jumped 1 percent, rising for three out of the past four sessions, in hope of strong demand following a steep decline in prices. The main driver for soybeans is demand fromChinaas it has been very actively taking US soybeans. US soybean prices are being supported by expectations of strong demand. Other...

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Cashew| According to the Cashew Export Promotion Council of India.

July 29, 2014

According to the Cashew Export Promotion Council of India, cashew exports from India declined compared with the last year. During May, shipments were 8397 tonnes valued at Rs 365.17 crore at an unit value of Rs 434.86 per kg against 9720 tonnes valued at Rs 386.29 crore at an unit value of Rs 397.42...

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Sugarcane| According to Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA).

July 29, 2014

According to Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA), sugarcane acreage in India has estimated to be around 5.23 million hectares during the 2014-2015 sugar season, down by 2 per cent, as compared to the same period last year. In current season sugarcane planting in India were 46.42 lakh hectares as on July 25, 2014. Other News...

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Guar Seed| Indian guar seed futures ended higher as lower rainfall.

July 29, 2014

Indian guar seed futures ended higher as lower rainfall in leading cultivating states raised concerns about showing bullish trend in guar seed prices will continue. Rajasthan is the major guar seed producing state. India is the largest producer of the guar seed and accounts for about 80 per cent of the total global guar...

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Soybean| China's overseas sales of soymeal, which doubled in the first half of current year.

July 28, 2014

China's overseas sales of soymeal, which doubled in the first half of current year, are likely to take a hit as improving soybean processing margins and the higher demand for animal feed at home leave less supplies available for exports.China has seen the best in terms of soymeal exports, said the commodity experts. Other...

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Sugarcane| Indian monsoon has triggered planting of sugarcane.

July 28, 2014

Indian monsoon has triggered planting of sugarcane, although at a slower pace than last year. The monsoon is strengthening over major sugarcane growing areas ofIndia. Sugarcane planting were 46.42 lakh hectares as on July 25, 2014, according to the Agriculture Ministry. Maharashtra, UP, Gujarat are major cane producing states in India. Other News Top...

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Wheat| Europe is heading towards a large wheat harvest this year.

July 28, 2014

Europe is heading towards a large wheat harvest this year but concerns are mounting that much of it could only be fit to feed animals after heavy rain earlier this month. The wheat quality issue mainly concerned inWestern Europe,RomaniaandBulgaria. Wheat damage levels in Europe are unclear yet, said the analysts. Other News Top ten...

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Paddy| As per the estimates of Agriculture Ministry.

July 28, 2014

As per the estimates of Agriculture Ministry, Indian rice production has been pegged at 106 million tonnes for 2014-2015 year. India has estimated 261 million tonnes of the food grains output during the 2014-2015 fiscal year period, according to Indian minister of state for agriculture and food processing industries. Other News Top ten rainiest...

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Paddy| In order to enhance the production & productivity of rice in main producing states of India.

July 26, 2014

In order to enhance the production & productivity of rice in main producing states of India, Government has been promoting modified methods of paddy cultivation. These modified  methods are System of Rice Intensification (SRI), Direct Seeded Rice (DSR) and Line Transplanting under various crop development programs. Other News Top ten rainiest cities in India...

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Chickpea| Chickpea futures edged up on lower area under summer-sown pulses.

July 26, 2014

Chickpea futures edged up on lower area under summer-sown pulses due to delayed rains, though subdued demand restricted the upside. Chana is seeing rise and fall in prices based on its demand and supply. Chana may see some rally in the coming days given expected rise in demand during the ensuing festival season. Other...

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