Wednesday, June 19, 2013
CCSU to offer seven new subjects
The newly formed Cotton College State University (CCSU) here will offer seven new subjects in its ac...
Karnataka govt has open mind on GM crops
Karnataka government has an open mind on the issue of genetically modified crops, and favours giving...
India's cotton exports may drop by 34% in 2012-13: USDA
In its latest report, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) said that it has upped India's cotton ...
'Cotton output likely to be 340 lakh bales this season'
The Cotton Advisory Board (CAB) has projected 340 lakh bales of cotton production in 2012-13 season ...
Cotton prices, stability comfortable: Sharma
Domestic price and availability of cotton is "comfortable" and the government will interve...
Greaves Cotton launches mini tractor priced up to Rs 2.4 lakh
Greaves Ustad is present in the 11-12 HP range of entry level tractors and caters to a land holding ...
Textiles Min advises cotton yarn producers to reduce prices
The government Tuesday asked cotton yarn producers to keep the prices low so as to ensure that vario...
Cotton College State University elections
The election to the newly formed Cotton College State University`s first Academic Council and Univer...
`Let`s Design` back to woo cotton lovers
Let`s Design, a pan-India design competition that educates and inspires young designers to work with...
M'rashtra pins hopes on textile policy; gets Rs10K-cr proposals
The Maharashtra government's textile policy, which offers among other things 10 percent subsidy to u...
CAI estimates lower cotton crop in 2012-13
Cotton Association of India (CAI) Monday said it has estimated cotton crop at 353.25 lakh bales for ...
CCI likely to procure 60 lakh bales in 2012-13 cotton season
In the first three months of the 2012-13 marketing year, CCI, the government's nodal agency for proc...
Cotton production for 2012-13 to be around 355 lakh bales: CAI
Cotton production in the season 2012-13 is expected to be around 355 lakh bales, while the consumpti...
Free export policy for rice, wheat & cotton to continue: Sharma
Commerce Minister Anand Sharma Thursday said the government will continue with the free export polic...
Discard silk, adopt cotton: Rina Dhaka
Ace fashion designer Rina Dhaka feels it is time that Indian women adopted cotton as the fabric need...
Objection against Bt cotton speculative & confusing: Govt
The objection raised by NGOs and other expert panels against Bt cotton have been "speculative, ...
Powerloom delegation to meet PM and Textile Minister
A delegation would soon meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Union Textile Minister Anand Sharma, ...
Cotton exports may dip to 7 mn bales this year
Cotton exports are estimated to decline by about 46 percent to seven million bales in the 2012-13 ma...
Jesse Wood plans to marry pregnant girlfriend
Singer Ronnie Wood`s son Jesse is planning to marry his girlfriend Fearne Cotton, who is expecting t...
No shortage of cotton yarn in the country: Textiles Ministry
The Textiles Ministry on Wednesday said there is no shortage of cotton yarn and the country has a cl...
ICF seeks funds at concessional rates for cotton ginners
Indian Cotton Federation has been asked to prepare a draft proposal seeking funds under concessional...
‘Probe agriculture ministry's role in clearing Bt Cotton’
A parliamentary panel has called for an in-depth probe into the agriculture ministry's role in the g...
CITI launches high density planting system for cotton
Aiming to improve the cotton productivity, industry body Confederation of Cotton Textile Industry (C...
Poor rain may hit cotton output by 12pc this year: USDA
Cotton production in the country is likely to decline by 12 percent to 30 million bales in the 2012-...
Delayed monsoon may push up cotton prices: Fitch
The rising trend in cotton prices is expected to continue in the September 2012-March 2013 cotton se...
India's cotton exports may dip by 8.8% in 2011-12: USDA
"With the 2011-12 marketing year coming to a close, exports are now estimated at 12.87 million ...
Textiles Min asks exporters to widen their market reach
The Textiles Ministry on Thursday asked exporters to widen their reach, mainly in eastern countries,...
India has become net exporter of cotton: Study
Following the advent of Bt-cotton, India has become one of the net exporters of cotton from a net im...
Six held for stealing Pakistan-bound cotton
Six people have been arrested in Haryana for hiding cotton bales pilfered from six trucks which were...
Ensure Cotton Bill does not lead to over regulation: Ficci
Industry body Ficci has requested the Textiles Ministry to ensure that the draft Cotton Trade Bill,...
Cotton and sugarcane output to fall in 2012-13: CMIE
Although the foodgrain production is expected to do well, the cotton and sugarcane production is pro...
Ramesh moots govt study on GM crops as sustainable option
Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Tuesday suggested a government study to ascertain that gene...
Govt drafts bill to set up Biotechnology Regulatory body
The govt has drafted a bill which seeks setting up of a biotechnology regulatory body to regulate ma...
Draft Cotton Trade Bill circulated for discussions: Sharma
A draft Bill seeking to make it mandatory for the domestic raw cotton users to provide information f...
China may prefer cotton from US, Bangladesh instead of India
China, the biggest importer of Indian cotton may look to buy the commodity from US and Bangladesh du...
Cotton exports to hit textile industry: CITI
The textiles industry on Tuesday said further exports of cotton could lead to shortage of the commod...
Government allows further export of cotton
The government on Monday decided to allow further cotton exports in 2011-12 marketing year ending Se...
PM to meet Pawar Monday on sugar, cotton export issues
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has called a meeting on Monday to deliberate on the objections raised ...
No differences in govt on cotton, sugar exports: Pawar
Days after complaining to the Prime Minister that food and textile ministries are following anti-far...
Centre should revise policy on cotton exports: Pawar
Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Thursday said the central government needed to change its...
CAB estimates cotton production at 34.7 mn bales in 2011-12
The Cotton Advisory Board (CAB) of Textiles Ministry had pegged cotton production at 34.7 million ba...
PM calls meeting on Apr23 to discuss Pawar objection on export
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has called a meeting on April 23 to discuss the objections raised by A...
Modi govt hits back at Anand Sharma over cotton exports
The Gujarat government on Wednesday hit back at the Union Commerce Minister Anand Sharma, saying tha...
Agri Min may up cotton estimates to 35.2 mn bales for 2011-12
The Agriculture Ministry is likely to revise upwards the country's cotton production estimate by 3.5...
Govt not to allow fresh registration for cotton exports
The Centre on Monday decided not to permit further cotton export during the current marketing year,e...
Sharma criticises Modi`s remarks on cotton policy
Textiles Minister Anand Sharma on Monday criticised Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for looki...
India's 2012-13 cotton output may fall to 32.3 mn bales: USDA
India's cotton output is likely to dip by two million bales to 32.3 million in the 2012-13 marketing...
Global cotton trade hit by India, China policies: ICAC
Policies adopted by India and China, the world's top two biggest cotton producers, have affected glo...
Cotton Association demands removal of ban on cotton exports
The Cotton Association of India (CAI) has urged the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to free the cotton...
India may not allow additional cotton exports in this marketing year: USDA
India may not permit additional export of cotton till the end of the 2011-12 marketing year that end...
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