India aims at zero urea import with commissioning of 5 units
The government is reviving five closed fertiliser plants to increase urea production in the country and reduce imports. "We expect our import dependency will be zero with the commissioning of the plants. The projects will nearly obviate the need for import of urea in the country, said Roul.
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Urea may come under NBS before direct cash transfer
Fixing NBS rate for urea will encourage balanced use of urea and bring in efficiency in the fertiliser industry by infusing competition. The DCT is aimed at replacing the existing direct benefit transfer (DBT) system where farmers buy urea at subsidised price, which is almost one-third of the total cost.
Slowdown hits Asian Paints’ volume growth in Q3: Key takeaways
The company said while benign raw material prices worked in its favour, economic slowdown hurt volume growth.
Ex- CM Tarun Gogoi to don lawyer’s coat after 3 decades
Octogenarian Gogoi is a lawyer by profession. He had last appeared for a case in 1983. He will assist P Chidambaram when he argues at Supreme Court against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). As a chief minister of the state, Tarun Gogoi had sought asylum for the refugees who had fled from neighbouring countries facing persecution.
IFFCO reduces retail prices of non-urea fertilisers by Rs 50/bag
IFFCO has reduced the maximum retail price of DAP to Rs 1,200 per 50 kg bag from Rs 1,250 a bag.
Bet365 boss, one of UK’s richest, gets a $422 mn paycheque
It also strengthens Denise Coates's status as the U.K.’s richest woman.
Every drop counts: New bacteria-repellent coating can reduce water used to flush a toilet
More than 141 billion litres of water is used solely to flush toilets on a daily basis.
Berger Paints Q2 profit surges 67% to Rs 195 crore
Revenue from operations (excluding GST) in the said quarter stood at Rs 1,598.58 crore.
Red coats driven out by the greys
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Kangana pairs Rs 600 saree with Givenchy coat and Prada handbag
The actor wore the peach-coloured, cotton saree in Jaipur.
Sebi provides clarity on code of conduct under insider trading rules
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Cheaper Sulphur, Ammonia & Phosphoric Acid to lower up fertilizer prices by 17%
The retail prices of major fertilisers have lowered by 17% which means farmers have to shell out lesser money for the same this rabi season due to a decrease in the global prices of fertiliser components. Urea prices however, have remained steady.
JSW Steel's offer for Asian Colour Coated Ispat gets lenders' nod
JSW Steel is offering Rs 1,525 crore to the lenders of the asset, which makes up for a little more than 30% of the total dues of Rs 5000 crore that the asset owes to banks.
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