Govt to discuss 'Operation Greens' with stakeholders next week

Feb 13 2018

The govt said it will discuss with stakeholders next week about the new scheme 'Operation Greens' announced in the Budget 2018.

Onion, tomato prices cooling down on improved supplies

Dec 11 2017

Onion and tomato prices in both wholesale and retail markets of the national capital have started cooling down with improved supplies from the growing regions.

India Nov inflation likely exceeded RBI's 4 percent target: Poll

Dec 11 2017

India’s retail inflation likely breached RBI’s 4.0% medium-term target in Nov after unseasonably heavy rains sent food prices soaring, a Reuters poll showed.

Onion, tomato prices to fall in next 15-20 days: Agri Secy

Dec 04 2017

Onion and tomato prices are expected to cool down in retail markets in next 15-20 days with arrival of fresh crop, according to Pattanayak.

Govt will ensure veggie prices are in check: CEA Subramanian

Nov 30 2017

Amid sharp rise in prices of key veggies like onion and tomato, CEA Arvind Subramanian said the government will take action to contain their prices.

Tomato prices harden, hit Rs 80 per kg on tight supply in Delhi

Nov 24 2017

Tomato prices in retail markets of the national capital soared to Rs 80 per kg in view of tight supplies, trade data showed.

Delhi govt orders market check after high onion, tomato prices

Nov 03 2017

The Delhi government ordered inspections of wholesale and retail markets across the city to check hoarding of tomatoes and onions.

As tomatoes hit Rs 100/kg, Chandigarh app offers it at Re 1

Nov 02 2017

Tomato prices soared to Rs 100 per kg, local transport and logistics app Jugnoo has offered to make doorstep delivery of tomatoes at just Re 1 per kg.

Onion, tomato price rise a seasonal effect: Paswan

Oct 31 2017

Paswan termed the rise in onion and tomato prices as "seasonal factor", saying the situation will normalise in a week or so on improved supplies of the fresh crop.

Russian ban on Turkish tomatoes bears domestic fruit

Aug 04 2017

A ban on Turkish tomato imports that was motivated by geopolitics has inspired Russia to become self-sufficient in tomato production.

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The Acquisition is expected to close within the next 3 months


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Has sold its $385 mn Foreign currency loan extended to Essar Steel

Bank has taken a 38% haircut

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To Sell 50% stake in prime Mumbai office assets to Blackstone for $1.3bn

The co is also in discussions to sell its residential and commercial projects in Chennai

To convene shareholder’s meet on 23rd March in regard to the proposed divestment

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Gets Order Worth Rs 230 Cr From NTPC

To perform the pressure part metallurgy upgradation for 3 660MW super critical steam generators

Will help NTPC commission the 3x 660MW plant started 12years


Declared L1 bidder for EPC Project in UP worth Rs 677cr from NHAI

The completion period for the project is 30 months

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