• PM Modi lauds farmers over increase in pulses production

    New Delhi [India], Feb. 20 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday lauded farmers and their agricultural methods, stating that because of them, the production of pulses increased from 17 million tonnes to 25 million tonnes. Prime Minister Modi highlighted the government’s commitment to doubling farmers’ incomes by 2022 at the National Conference on Agriculture. “It is because of the […]

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  • Talks on to resolve pulses import duty hike issue: Canadian Minister

    “We see a lot of potential to grow bilateral trade between India and Canada,” Sohi said. The Dollar Business Bureau Canadian Minister of Infrastructure and Communities Amarjeet Sohi said on Monday that discussions were on for resolving the issue of hike in tariff on imports of pulses by India. “Talks on to resolve pulses import […]

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  • Uptick in demand lifts chana futures by 0.74%

    Chana prices went up by 0.74 per cent to Rs 3,922 per quintal in futures market today as participants raised bets amid rising demand from dal mills in the spot market.At the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange, chana for delivery in March shot up by Rs 29, or 0.74 per cent, to Rs 3,922 per quintal with an open […]

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  • Chana futures dip 0.81 pc on tepid demand

    Chana prices fell 0.81 per cent to Rs 3,881 per quintal in futures trade today as participants reduced exposure following subdued demand in spot market.Profit-booking at higher levels also weighed on the sentiment.At the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange, chana for delivery in March declined by Rs 32, or 0.81 per cent, to trade at Rs 3,881 […]

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  • Uptick in demand lifts chana futures by 2.20%

    Chana prices rose 2.20 per cent to Rs 3,940 per quintal in futures market today as participants raised bets amid strong demand from dal mills in the spot market. At the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange, chana for delivery in March shot up by Rs 85, or 2.20 per cent, to Rs 3,940 per quintal with an open interest […]

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  • Justin Trudeau in India: Pulses set tone; trade, investment the larger goal

    As Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau lands in India today, state and business delegates from both countries are looking ahead for week-long discussions on trade and bilateral relations.Of the $4.1 billion worth of imports from Canada in 2016-17, shipments of pulses — yellow peas, green peas and red lentils (masur) — amounted to $1.1 billion, or more than a quarter of the total, […]

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  • Mixed trend in pulses

    INDORE, FEBRUARY 16 Barring moong, a majority of pulses and pulse seeds in Indore mandis either ruled stable or traded lower on weak physical demand with masur (bold) at ₹3,350 a quintal, while masur (medium) ruled at ₹3,000. Urad (bold) was stable at ₹3,600-3,800, while urad (medium) went for ₹2,500-3,000. Moong traded higher on weak arrival with moong (bold) […]

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  • Pulses prices remain quiet in thin trade

    New Delhi, Feb 17 There was not much activity at the wholesale pulses market today as prices continued to trade in a tight range in the absence of buying support and settled around previous levels. Traders said adequate stocks position against sporadic demand mainly kept prices unaltered. Following are today’s pulses’ rates (in Rs per […]

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  • Rising demand lifts chana futures

    New Delhi, Feb 16 Chana prices rose 0.60 per cent to Rs 3,807 per quintal in futures trade today as participants created fresh positions, driven by rising demand from dal mills in the spot market. Besides, tight stock positions following drop in arrivals from producing regions fuelled the uptrend. At the National Commodity and Derivatives […]

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  • Pulses import set to increase on bad crop

    LAHORE: Changing climate has started affecting domestic gram production, leading to a back-to-back less-than-demand production and a slump in the output of other pulses, opening an expanding window of imports from Australia, industry officials said. “Specifically, the gram (desi chana) crop has been badly affected for the last couple of years mainly due to drought […]

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