• Pulses production is on the rise in India, says experts

    Pulses production is on the rise in India, says experts Pulses production in the country in recent time can be regarded as Pulse Revolution in the country as earlier the pulses production had remained stagnant around 14 million tons continuously for two decades, but since 2009-10 it has steadily increased to 25.23 MT in 2017-18, said Dr. Sanjeev Gupta, the Project Coordinator of All India Coordinated Research Project on MULLaRP (Rabi Crops) during his inaugural day function of the two days Annual Group Meet held at the Dr. MC Das memorial auditorium at the premises of Assam Agricultural University (AAU)  here today. Read More


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  • Pulses market rise on emergence of stockists buying against tight supplies

    Pulses market rise on emergence of stockists buying against tight supplies Firm conditions prevailed at the wholesale pulses market as select pulses led by kabuli gram rose by up to Rs 100 per quintal on the emergence of stockists buying against tight supplies. Traders said stockists' buying against tight supplies on fall in arrivals from producing belts mainly pushed up kabuli gram and other pulses prices. However, activity remained restricted as enquiries from neighbouring states remained negligible due to 'Bharat Bandh' call given by the Congress party and several other parties against rising fuel prices. Read More


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  • Weak inflow boosts chana

    Weak inflow boosts chana Weak availability and delay in the release of government stock have lifted chana prices at the mandis in Indore. Chana (kanta) went for ₹4,000 a quintal, while chana (desi) ruled at ₹3,900 and chana (mausmi) at ₹4,000-4,500 . Chana dal (average) was at ₹4,600-4,700, chana dal (medium) at ₹4,950-5,050 , while chana dal (bold) ruled at ₹5,300-5,400 . Dollar chana ruled flat at ₹5,000-5,500 . In the container, dollar chana traded lower on weak export and domestic demand with the 44/46 count ruling at ₹6,250-6,300, while the 58/60 count went for ₹5,500-5,550 . Read More


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  • Select pulses rise on stockists’ buying

    Select pulses rise on stockists' buying Firm conditions prevailed at the wholesale pulses market as select pulses led by kabuli gram rose by up to Rs 100 per quintal on emergence of stockists buying against tight supplies. Traders said stockists' buying against tight supplies on fall in arrivals from producing belts mainly pushed up kabuli gram and other pulses prices. Read More


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  • Pulses trade lower: Agri commodities index down 0.37%

    Pulses trade lower: Agri commodities index down 0.37% The Agriwatch Agri Commodities Index eased 0.37% to 108.66 during the week ended September 18, 2018 from 109.06 the previous week led by lower pulses prices. The Onion Index fell a further 2.89% after last week’s 11% decline with onset of Kharif crop arrivals in south India. Read More


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  • Import restriction on peas to stay as Madras HC upholds DGFT notification

    Import restriction on peas to stay as Madras HC upholds DGFT notification A day after the withdrawal of restriction on import of peas, the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) on Thursday said that the trade barrier would continue. The one-day-old notification of the DGFT was reversed following an order of the Madras High Court, which upheld the DGFT notification dated April 25 imposing a restriction on peas import till September 30, 2018. The DGFT's April notification was challenged by some traders in Madras High Court claiming the notification was invalid. Read More


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  • Select pulses slide on sluggish demand

    Select pulses slide on sluggish demand Select pulses drifted down by up to Rs 100 per quintal at the wholesale pulses market today owing to slackened demand from dal mills and retailers against sufficient stocks. Traders said besides fall in demand from dal mills and retailers, ample stocks position on increased supplies from producing belts, put pressure on select pulses prices. Read More


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  • Chana futures hit lower circuit, plunge 4%

    Chana futures hit lower circuit, plunge 4% Chana prices fell by 4 per cent to hit the lower circuit at Rs 3,754 per quintal in futures trade today as participants booked profits at prevailing levels amid easing demand in the spot markets. Moreover, reports of higher production forecast of kharif pulses amid scattered buying by millers in local wholesale market also exerted pressure on chana prices. Read More


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  • Peas up on retailers’ demand

    Peas up on retailers’ demand Peas prices edged up by Rs 100 per quintal at the wholesale pulses market today on mild demand from retailers. Elsewhere, other pulses moved in a narrow range on alternate bouts of trading and settled at last levels. Traders attributed the rise in peas prices to mild demand from retailers. In the national capital, peas white and green edged up by Rs 100 each to Rs 4,100-4,150 and Rs 4,200-4,300 per quintal, respectively. Read More


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  • Select pulses slide on low demand

    Select pulses slide on low demand Read More Weak conditions prevailed at the wholesale pulses market today as select pulses led by moong fell by upto Rs 300 per quintal owing to slackened demand. Traders said easing demand from retailers and dal mills against sufficient stocks position, mainly attributed the slide in moong and other pulses prices. In the national capital, moong and its dal chilka local drifted down by Rs 200 each to Rs 4,900-5,400 and Rs 5,500-5,700 per quintal, respectively. Its dal dhoya local and best quality lost Rs 300 each at Rs 6,000-6,500 and Rs 6,500-6,700 per quintal, respectively.


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