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Karnataka seeks 1,500 tonnes oxygen supply daily from Centre

Bengaluru, April 21 | Karnataka on Wednesday urged the Central government to rush 1,500 tonne of medical oxygen daily to the state for treating...

RIL provides 700 tonnes oxygen to 3 states and UT daily

Mumbai, April 20 | Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) has tweaked its manufacturing process at the Jamnagar Refinery to produce and distribute around 700 metric...

Amid row, Punjab to start procurement of 130 lakh tonnes of...

Chandigarh, April 9 | With the 'arhtiyas' announcing a boycott of wheat procurement in Punjab beginning on Saturday owing to direct payment to farmers...

Punjab estimates procuring 130 lakh metric tonnes wheat

Chandigarh, April 8 | The procurement of wheat in Punjab will begin from April 10 with an estimate to procure 130 lakh metric tonnes,...

India exported 87000 tonnes of onion during Jan-Feb 2021 : Tomar...

New Delhi, March 9 | India exported around 87,000 tonnes of onion in the early two months of this years after the government lifted...

Govt allows import of 4L tonnes of urad in FY2021-22

New Delhi, March 4 | In a bid to check the rise in prices of pulses in the domestic market, the government has allowed...

India’s sugar production rises 20% to 233.77 lakh tonnes

New Delhi, March 3 | Around 502 sugar mills of the country together produced 233.77 lakh tonnes of sugar in the early five months...

India to harvest record 303.34 mn tonnes foodgrain: Estimate

New Delhi, Feb 24 | India is likely to hit a fresh record in foodgrains production, at 303.34 million tonnes, as per the second...

India to produce 302 lakh tonnes of sugar in 2020-21: ISMA

New Delhi, Jan 28 | India is expected to produce 302 lakh tonnes of sugar during 2020-21 (October-September), the Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA)...

With 1.3 cr tonnes production, Telangana on way to become rice...

Hyderabad, Jan 14 | Telangana is on way to emerge as the rice bowl of India with the rice production reaching 1.3 crore tonnes...

SCR ships 2,700 tonnes of degummed soya from Kakinada to Haldia

Kakinada, Jan 6 | The South Central Railway zone's Vijayawada division shipped 2,700 tonnes of soyabean crude oil on Wednesday from Kakinada in...

Beirut Port blasts caused by 500 tonnes of ammonium nitrate: FBI...

Lebanon, Dec 30 | The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has indicated in a report that the August 4 Port of Beirut blasts...

UNICEF to transport up to 850 tonnes of Covax per month

United Nations, Dec 19 | United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) could potentially transport up to 850 tonnes of Covid-19 vaccines per month in 2021,...

Railways to ferry 100 tonnes of tomato from K’taka to Bihar

Bengaluru, Dec 5 | In an effort to maximise freight earnings in Covid times, the South Western Railway (SWR) would soon ferry 100 tonnes...

Govt buys over 197 tonnes of paddy from farmers till Oct...

New Delhi, Oct 31 | Government agencies have procured over 197 lakh tonnes of paddy so far across the country which is over 23...

181 tonnes of Pomegranates exported from B’luru airport

Bengaluru, Sep 22 | Nine global freight carriers shipped 181 tonnes of Pomegranates to 12 overseas destinations from Kemegowda internatational airport (KIA) on the...

B’desh issues over 200 import permits for 88K tonnes of onions

By Sumi KhanDhaka, Sep 20 | Bangladesh importers have been eagerly waiting for onion consignments to get cleared from Chittagong port, a day after...

Govt agencies may procure 495 lakh tonnes of rice in 2020-21:...

New Delhi, Sep 14 | Government agencies may set a new record in rice procurement as the Union Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and...

B’desh to export 1,450 tonnes hilsa to India for Durga Puja

By Sumi KhanDhaka, Sep 13 | As a gesture of goodwill, the Bangladesh government has approved the export of 1,450 tonnes of hilsa fish...

WR ferries one lakh tonnes of essentials during lockdown

Mumbai, Aug 19 | Western Railway (WR) transported a record 100,000 tonnes of essential supplies through 475 parcel trains across the country during the...

Over 360 tonnes of illegal timber seized in Myanmar in one...

Yangon, Aug 19 | Myanmar authorities have seized over 360 tonnes of illegal timber from across the country in one week, according to a...

Ayodhya to be decorated with tonnes of flowers

Ayodhya, Aug 4 | Ayodhya will be decorated with nearly 400 quintals of flowers for the 'bhumi pujan' of the Ram temple on...

‘Climate-friendly cooling could avoid 460 bn tonnes of emissions’

New Delhi, July 17 | Coordinated international action on energy-efficient, climate-friendly cooling could avoid as much as 460 billion tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions...

Milk powder stock at 8,400 tonnes lower than others: Aavin

Chennai, July 13 | Tamil Nadu Co-operative Milk Producers' Federation (Aavin) has said it avoided incurring losses over milk powder as its stock...

WR ferried 63,000 tonnes supplies in 90-day lockdown

Mumbai, June 24 | During the 90-day of lockdown from March 23 to June 23, the Western Railways transported over 63,000 tonnes of essential...

Punjab achieves record wheat procurement of 128 lakh tonnes

Chandigarh, May 31 | With the curtains eventually coming down on Asia's largest wheat procurement process, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday thanked...

121 lakh tonnes wheat procured in Punjab

Chandigarh, May 16 | Ninty-two per cent of the expected arrival of 135 lakh tonnes of wheat had been procured in Punjab, said Additional...

Lifeline Udan: Over 776 tonnes of medical supplies flown across India

New Delhi, April 29 | The Centre on Wednesday said that under the Lifeline Udan initiative, 411 flights have transported 776.73 tons of medical...

Lifeline Udan: 736 tonnes of medical supplies flown across India

New Delhi, April 27 | The Centre on Monday said that under the Lifeline Udan initiative, 392 flights have transported 736 tonnes of medical...

Lifeline Udan: Over 587 tonnes medical supplies flown across India

New Delhi, April 24 | The Centre on Thursday said that under the Lifeline Udan initiative, 339 flights have transported 587.57 tonnes of medical...

Govt to procure 407L tonnes of wheat in 2020-21

New Delhi, April 22 | The government will buy 407 lakh tonnes of wheat directly from the farmers at MSP in the ongoing Rabi...

Lifeline Udan: Over 500 tonnes of medical supplies flown across India

New Delhi, April 20 | The Centre on Monday said that under the Lifeline Udan initiative, 301 flights have transported 507.85 tonnes of medical...

Govt procure over 1 lakh tonnes of rabi pulses, oilseeds

New Delhi, April 18 | The government agencies engaged in procurement have bought over 1.6 tonnes of pulses and oilseeds as in the ongoing...

Govt sets foodgrain production target for 2020-21 at 298 mn tonnes

New Delhi 16 April 16 | The Central government has targeted foodgrain production for the year 2020-21 at 298 million tonnes against 291.10...

Lifeline Udan: Over 407 tonnes of medical supplies flown across India

New Delhi, April 14 | The Centre on Tuesday said that under the Lifeline Udan initiative, over 227 flights have transported around 407.40 tonnes...

Lifeline Udan: Over 377 tonnes of medical supplies flown across India

New Delhi, April 13 | The Centre on Monday said that under the Lifeline Udan initiative, over 218 flights have transported around 377.50 tonnes...

Punjab ready for bumper wheat harvest of 182 lakh tonnes

Chandigarh, April 12 | Punjab is ready for the harvest of bumper wheat crop of 182 lakh tonnes, a record of sorts, from April...

Lifeline Udan: 200 tonnes of medical supplies reach across India (Ld)

New Delhi, April 7 | Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Tuesday that 152 flights have transported 200 tonnes of medical...

Over 184 tonnes of medical supplies flown across India

New Delhi, April 6 | The Centre on Monday said that under the "Lifeline Udan" initiative, 132 flights have transported over 184 tonnes of...

Lifeline Udan: 119 tonnes of medical supplies flown across India

New Delhi, April 3 | The Centre on Friday said that under the "Lifeline Udan" initiative, 97 flights have transported 119 tonnes of medical...

IAF airlifts 25 tonnes of medical supplies in three days

New Delhi, April 1 | In the fight against COVID-19, the Indian Air Force has airlifted nearly 25 tonnes of essential...

3,000 tonnes of gold reserves found in UP’s Sonbhadra

Sonbhadra (UP), Feb 21 | An estimated 3,000 tonnes of gold reserves have been found in Uttar Pradesh's Sonbhadra district, the Department of...

India contracts 28 lakh tonnes of sugar exports so far

Mumbai, Jan 13 | Indian sugar mills have benefited from the rise in sugar prices in the international market, as the demand for sugar...

Food airdropped for bushfire-affected animals in Aus

Sydney, Jan 13 | Australian authorities were dropping tonnes of food from helicopters for animals who were starving as a result of the destruction...

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Global cues, value buy lift equities, metal stocks trade higher (Ld)

Mumbai, April 22 | Global cues along with value buying opportunities pushed India's benchmark indices higher during Thursday's late-afternoon trade session.Accordingly, market opened with...