No immediate plans to hike import duty on wheat to 25 pc: Govt

30 April 2017 7:48 AM GMT
The Government has announced that it has no immediate plans to increase import duty on wheat to 25 percent.

400 acre of infected wheat burnt in West Bengal

5 March 2017 7:11 AM GMT
Standing wheat of about 400 hectare were being cut and burnt in two blocks of Nadia district after a suspected fungal infection affected the crop, a...

6.6 MT wheat under risk of monsoon damage

22 Jun 2012 2:02 AM GMT
Over 6.6 million tonnes of wheat worth over Rs 1,100 crore of the government stock lying in the open runs high risk of damages during the monsoon...

Haryana wheat procurement beats record

28 May 2012 7:27 AM GMT
Procurement of wheat by various agencies in Haryana for the central pool has touched an all time high of over 86.23 lakh metric tonnes during the...

Centre to offload PDS grains

25 May 2012 7:04 AM GMT
With its granaries overflowing and record food production for the third year in a row, the central government Thursday decided to allow states to lift...
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