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  1. Archived_Member16

    World World Food Prices Hit Record Highs As Oil Rises

    World food prices hit record highs as oil rises AFP, Mar 3, 2011, 05.34pm IST ROME: World food prices have hit new records and oil price spikes could push them even higher, the UN food agency warned on Thursday, as unrest in the Middle East and North Africa hits markets. The Food...
  2. Archived_Member16

    World Food Prices Hit "Dangerous Levels:" World Bank Chief

    Food prices hit "dangerous levels": World Bank chief By Lesley Wroughton Lesley Wroughton Tue Feb 15, 4:43 pm ET WASHINGTON (Reuters) – World Bank chief Robert Zoellick on Tuesday said global food prices have reached "dangerous levels," and warned that their impact could complicate fragile...
  3. spnadmin

    India Food Inflation Jumps To 18.32 P.c. On Rising Onion, Vegetable Prices

    Soaring onion and other vegetables’ prices led to a sharp rise in inflation at 18.32 per cent for the week ended December 25, a development that may prompt the Reserve Bank to tighten monetary policy to check further escalation in commodity costs. Food inflation jumped up by 3.88 percentage...
  4. findingmyway

    World World Food Prices At Fresh High, Says UN

    Global food prices rose to a fresh high in December, according to the UN's Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO). Its Food Price Index went above the previous record of 2008 that saw prices spark riots in several countries. Soaring sugar, cereal and oil prices had driven the rise, the report...
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    India Trustees Sell Wakf Land At Throwaway Prices

    New Delhi: A Minority Affairs Ministry report accessed by CNN-IBN reveals that land belonging to various Wakf boards in India are being misused and even sold at throwaway prices. The report contains nationwide details of prevailing corruption in Wakf boards. It exposes a nexus involving...
  6. Vikram singh

    India Strikes Over High Gas Prices Spread Across India

    (CNN) -- Strikes fueled by higher prices for gasoline, diesel and kerosene spread across sections of India on Monday, disrupting rail and port traffic in some areas. Officials reported trains were largely empty in the Indian financial capital of Mumbai, where protests by Hindu nationalist...
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    Sikh News Punjab Rice Prices Bounce Back On Export Ban Easing (Reuters Via Yahoo! India News)

    CHANDIGARH (Reuters) - The prices of premium varieties of non-basmati rice bounced back in spot markets in Punjab and Haryana on Thursday after the government partly relaxed the ban on non-basmati exports, traders said. More...
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    Sikh News Non-basmati Prices Fall In Punjab, Haryana, Farmers Feel Cheated (PTI Via Yahoo! Indi

    Chandigarh, Oct 23 (PTI) Farmers in Punjab and Haryana are paying the price for ban on exports of non-basmati rice as rates of this crop have dropped by Rs 200-250 per quintal with exporters More...
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    Sikh News Punjab Cabinet Gives Approval To Amend VAT On Petrol Prices (New Kerala)

    Chandigarh, Aug 16: The Council of Ministers today gave approval to amend Section 2 of Punjab Value Added Tax (VAT)-Adjustment of reduction in the price of petrol and diesel announced by the Union Government. More...
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    Sikh News Steel Prices Firm Up In Punjab On Input Crunch (PTI Via Yahoo! India News)

    Chandigarh, Aug 16 (PTI) Low supply of raw material has resulted in escalation of steel prices in Punjab by Rs 500 per metric tonne in the last one week. More...
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    Sikh News Steel Prices Firm Up In Punjab On Input Crunch (Press Trust Of India)

    Chandigarh, Aug 16 (PTI) Low supply of raw material has resulted in escalation of steel prices in Punjab by Rs 500 per metric tonne in the last one week. More...
  12. S

    Sikh News Wheat Prices Shot Up By Rs 35 Per Quintal In Punjab (The Economic Times)

    LUDHIANA: The wheat prices in Punjab have shot up by Rs 35 per quintal to Rs 930 per quintal within a week's time as state flour mills has accelerated their buying following strong demand for bakery products. More...
  13. S

    India Set To Raise Oil Prices Soon (Daily News)

    NEW DELHI, Friday (The Hindu) - The prices of oil products are set to rise with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh having concluded consultations with the Left parties on Thursday. http://us.rd.yahoo.com/dailynews/rss/search/Hindu/SIG=11gi3h4if/*http%3A//www.dailynews.lk/2005/06/04/wld03.htm