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India's sugar policy, world prices, hinge on delayed monsoon

India's sugar policy, world prices, hinge on delayed monsoon

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 16:15

Uncertainty over progress of the delayed monsoon is complicating India`s sugar policy, raising the risk it will halt sugar export subsidies in a move that would buoy world prices.

Former NCP MLA Malojirao Mogal passes away

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 12:08

Former NCP MLA and Nashik district`s Niphad Cooperative Sugar Factory chairman Malojirao Sadashivrao Mogal passed away after a prolonged illness, family sources said Wednesday.

Whey helps diabetics control blood sugar

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 17:00

Controlling blood sugar levels may be a lot easier for diabetics as researchers have discovered that consuming whey protein before a regular breakfast reduces the blood sugar spikes seen after meals.

Govt lifts quantitative ceiling on organic sugar exports

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 01:47

In a move expected to help the cash-starved industry, the government has removed the quantitative ceiling on exports of organic sugar.

Food Min moves Cabinet note to suspend sugar export subsidy

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 14:07

The Food Ministry has sought approval to end the subsidy for raw sugar exports one year earlier as it is being availed only by a few sugar mills, a senior government official said on Tuesday.

US approves inhaled insulin to treat diabetes

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 19:09

US authorities have approved a fast-acting inhaled insulin to improve glycemic control in adults with diabetes.

Sugar futures up 0.35% on summer demand: tight supply

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 12:44

Sugar prices rose 0.35 percent to Rs 3,160 per quintal in futures trade Monday as speculators enlarged positions, supported by summer season demand against tight supplies in the spot markets from millers.

Sugar recovers on demand picks up

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 15:58

In the national capital's retail market, sugar prices traded higher 50 paise at Rs 39 to Rs 40 per kg.

Speculation responsible for sugar price rise: Paswan

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 22:17

With sugar prices rising after the Centre rolled out incentives for the industry, Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Wednesday blamed the increase on market speculation and said surplus stocks will help stabilise rates.

Speculation responsible for sugar price rise: Paswan

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 16:55

With sugar prices rising after the Centre rolled out incentives for the industry, Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan today blamed the increase on market speculation and said surplus stocks will help stabilise rates.

Sugar prices remain firm: rise up to Re 1 per kg

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 14:59

Sugar prices continued to rise in the national capital's retail market today and gained up to Re 1 to Rs 40/41 per kg as the government had earlier this week announced measures to help the cash-starved industry.

Sugar futures fall 0.63% on profit-booking

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 13:11

Snapping its rising streak, sugar prices fell by 0.63 percent to Rs 3,154 per quintal in futures trading Wednesday as speculators indulged in booking profits.