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Price of food inflation

Posted on: 15 Oct, 2013 In near future the impact of high food price will show in terms of more malnourished Photo: Meeta Ahlawat Food inflation is back on the national political agenda. In August, food inflation rose to 18 per cent, the highest in nearly three years. It is

Amendment proposed in Electricity Act to enforce renewable energy purchase obligation

Date:Oct 18, 2013  [dte] Most state discoms are not meeting RPO targets because electricity regulatory commissions do not penalise them, says renewable energy ministry Most states in India are not meeting their targets for purchase of renewable energy. To set matters right, the Union Ministry of New and Renewable Energy

Cyclone Phailin has ruined more than 70 per cent of banana fruit in Bihar’s Vaishali district

PTI A man carrying bananas at a local market in cyclone-hit India. October 20, 2013 Cyclone Phailin has ruined more than 70 per cent of banana fruit in Bihar’s Vaishali district, the hub of banana cultivation located north of the Ganga. Initial reports suggest that more than 70 per cent

Retail inflation for farm, rural workers eases in September

The Hindu Haryana registered the maximum increase for Agricultural Labourers and Rural Labourers mainly due to increase in the prices of wheat atta, bajara atta etc. File Photo Retail inflation for farm and rural workers eased to 12.78 per cent and 12.44 per cent in September, respectively from 13.21 per