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China August cotton imports fall 65.8 per cent to 70,000 tonnes: Trade website

BEIJING: China imported 70,000 tonnes of cotton in August, the lowest monthly level since at least 2005 and down 65.8 percent from the same month a year earlier, trade website said, citing customs data.

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September 15, 2015 392 Likes

Whitefly attack: Rs 10 crore relief for cotton growers in Punjab

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today announced to give immediate compensation of Rs 10 crore to cotton growers whose crop was extensively damaged by whitefly attack.

The compensation was announced to those growers who hav   ....... Read More

September 15, 2015 304 Likes

Textile commissioner Kiran Soni Gupta to inaugurate Techtextil India

Techtextil India, India’s largest exhibition for technical textiles and nonwovens, will be underway next week, from 24 - 26 September 2015. It is confirmed that the exhibition will be inaugurated by Mrs. Kiran Soni Gupta, IAS-Textile Commissioner, Ministr   ....... Read More

September 15, 2015 319 Likes

Karnataka approves 2 projects with over Rs 550 crore investment

BENGALURU: The State High Level Clearance Committee, headed by Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, has approved two projects with an investment of Rs 558.72 crore.

The projects are expected to create employment for 932 persons.

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September 15, 2015 304 Likes

Will Welspun India continue to spin higher growth?

Shares of textile manufacturer Welspun India Ltd have more than doubled in the past six months, outperforming the broader markets, which have slumped 8%.

While Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been pitching India as a manufacturing destination,   ....... Read More

September 15, 2015 320 Likes

Indian textile sector wants govt to provide conducive environment

The Indian textile industry wants the government to create a conducive environment as they see a revival of demand in Europe and US markets by the end of this financial year for which the sector is not adequately prepared to grab the opportunity.
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September 15, 2015 301 Likes

Indian Top Guns Seek Action Over Textile Dumping; 60 pc From China

MUMBAI: On the heels of top guns of India Inc demanding protection for the textile industry from cheap Chinese imports, textile manufacturers and associations have warned that the domestic industry would be extinct if dumping is countered.

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September 15, 2015 302 Likes

Too little, too late? 3 years after Monsanto’s Bt gene went off patent, govt wakes up

The Indian government has woken up to the fact that Monsanto’s bacterial gene that creates resistance to boll worms in cotton plants went off patent three years ago.

It has suggested to the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) that th   ....... Read More

September 14, 2015 340 Likes

Farmer takes experts to task

farmer from Nalgonda was the highlight at a workshop on ‘Agriculture in Telangana - problems and prospects’ here on Saturday, questioning the wisdom of agricultural scientists and consultants in understanding the issues plaguing the sector.

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September 14, 2015 288 Likes

The seeds of farmers’ woes

Babu Lal and his wife Mirdi Bai have been traditionally cultivating wheat, maize and bajra (millet) on their farmland in Palesar village (Kotra block of Udaipur district, Rajasthan). This provided food for several months in a year to the 10-member family,   ....... Read More

September 14, 2015 272 Likes


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