India may miss 29 mt sugar output target on lower recovery, less sugarcane

2023-11-17 15:45:27 India’s sugar production has been reported at 12.75 lakh tonnes (lt) from October 1 to November 15 of the current sugar season (October-September), down 37 per cent from 20.20 lt in the year-ago period, according to industry data. Though crushing started earlier than previous season, the lower recovery of cane juice in Maharashtra … Read more

Hyperloop India: India unlikely to have hyperloop trains in near future: NITI member V K Saraswat

2023-11-05 05:43:04 India is unlikely to go in for hyperloop technology for ultra high-speed trains in the near future as the technology is at a ‘very low level’ of maturity and may not be economically viable at the current juncture, NITI Aayog Member V K Saraswat said on Sunday. Saraswat, who is heading a committee … Read more

Maratha Reservation Protests: Updates, Arrests, and All-Party Meeting – Mumbai News

2023-11-02 01:30:19 Mumbai: The police have registered 141 cases, including seven attempted murders, in protests demanding reservation for the Maratha community. DGP Rajneesh Seth said that so far 168 people have been arrested and 146 people have been issued notices. In some areas the protests are peaceful while in others they turn violent. The police … Read more

onion: Centre imposes minimum export price of $800 per tonne on onions till December 31

2023-10-28 13:57:38 The Indian government on Saturday imposed a $800 per tonner minimum export price on onions being shipped from the subcontinent amid an increase in the cost of the root vegetable across the country. “Export of onions is ‘free’. Minimum Export Price (MEP) of US $800 F.O.B per Metric Ton (MT) is imposed till … Read more

Cleaning Up the Mess: MP Takes Hospital Dean to Task for Dirty Washroom in Nanded Hospital

2023-10-03 12:20:06 Mumbai – The Shiv Sena MP took the hospital dean to clean the dirty washroom of Shankarrao Chavan Government Hospital in Nanded, Maharashtra. Shiv Sena (Shinde wing) MP Hemand Patil cleaned the hospital with the dean Dr. Shyamarao Vakote. Pictures related to this have been widely circulated on social media. 31 people died … Read more

sugarcane: Maharashtra bans interstate sale of sugarcane as drought cuts production

2023-09-19 10:35:34 The Maharashtra government has restricted sugarcane farmers from selling their produce outside the state in a bid to ensure that there is enough cane for the state’s mills to run at maximum capacity. Erratic rainfall this year has led to a drought-like situation in Maharashtra, the country’s second-largest sugar producer, and it is … Read more

sugar: Sugar prices up on deficient rainfall in key cane states

2023-09-04 18:55:42 Retail and factory level sugar prices have been rallying by about 3% in last one month on persistant monsoon deficit in key sugarcane producing states. Retail sugar prices have been ruling between ₹40 and ₹45/kg across the country. The benchmark factory gate sugar prices in Kolhapur for S-30 grade; the smallest sized grains … Read more

Nitin Gadkari: 202 national highway projects worth Rs 79,789 cr under implementation: Nitin Gadkari

2023-07-20 13:59:32 A total of 202 national highway (NH) projects worth Rs 79,789 crore are at the implementation stage in the country, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Thursday. These projects are 6,270 km in length, the minister for road, transport and highways said in a written reply to the Lok Sabha. “Besides, another 42 … Read more