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  • Moong and urad rates up after import ban

    After the government banned imports of urad and moong, rates of the two pulses have gone up by Rs1000 and Rs350 a quintal respectively in the bulk market.In lines of tur, which is the commonly consumed type of pulses throughout the country, a similar move was taken for moong and

  • Kharif crop sowing contracts for 2nd straight week

    Sowing of pulses, oilseeds, rice and coarse cereals contracted for second consecutive week in the country owing to deficient rainfall in various parts of the country, says a report. As per an analysis by global brokerage firm Morgan Stanley, deficient rains in part of Uttar Pradesh, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh and southern interior Karnataka has continued

  • Urad, moong spurt in firm trend

    Firm conditions prevailed at the wholesale market today as most of pulses led by urad and moong surging by up to Rs 600 per quintal on brisk buying by stockists backed by rising demand from retailers despite the government yesterday put imports of urad and moong dal under restricted category.  Read More

  • Pulses get dearer on import curbs

    Due to a record high crop last year, govt procured nearly 2 mn tonnes of pulses at MSP from farmers.Import restrictions on tur, urad and moong before the harvesting season seem to be working as their prices have started climbing up from below their minimum support prices. Read More

  • A ‘mixie’ that separates the millet from the chaff

    A former engineering college professor has patented the technology that drives a home device to dehusk minor millets in her quest to make the nutritious grains affordable. The jar, designed to remove the chaff without breaking the pod within, “can be used like any mixie container,” but should be operated

  • IPGA congratulates Mr. Anurag Tulshan on his appointment as Chairman – GAFTA International Pulses Committee

    IPGA congratulates Mr. Anurag Tulshan on his appointment as Chairman - GAFTA International Pulses Committee

  • Government buying of pulses falls 86% short of target

    After a big success during the earlier kharif season, government agencies have failed in pulses procurement in the ongoing rabi marketing season, missing their target by 86 per cent.   Read More

  • India Will Become Self Sufficient In Pulses, Oilseeds: AgriMin

    Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh today exuded confidence that India will become self- sufficient in pulses and oilseeds production in the coming years with the government taking steps to boost yields through use of better quality seeds and technologies.   Read More