Govt to create 1 lakh tonnes of onion buffer stock in 2020
The government had created a buffer stock of 56,000 tonnes for the current year but it was not sufficient.
Onion at eye-watering Rs 150/kg; imports underway
Imported onions have started arriving. About 1,160 tonne has reached India. Additional 10,5...
11,000 tonnes of onions to reach India from Turkey
The MMTC is arranging imports of onions from various countries, including Turkey. The MMTC...
MMTC places order for import of 11,000 MT of onions from Turkey
New Delhi, Dec 01 (ANI): State-owned MMTC placed order for import of 11,000 MT of onions from Turkey. Onions will begin arriving from late D...
Imported onions arrive in WB markets, receive mixed reactions
Asansol (WB), Dec 25 (ANI): In a major relief amid soaring prices, special kinds of onions that were imported from Turkey have hit the marke...
After 18 days, pirates free 18 Indian sailors
Details about the terms of release or whether ransom was paid has not been provided to the media. The seafarers, 18 of whom are Indians and one is Turkish, are undergoing medical tests and debriefing, following which they will return to their families. As some of the seafarers are sick, it may take some time before they return to home, sources said.
Amidst onion crisis, fresh loads of imported onions from Turkey reach Mangaluru
Amidst onion crisis in the country, fresh loads of imported onions from Turkey reached in Mangaluru on December 04. To control the rising pr...
Exercise utmost caution while visiting Turkey: Indian Embassy
Indian embassy in Ankara has asked the Indian tourists to exercise the utmost caution while travelling to Turkey.
Vikas Swarup appointed Secretary (West) in foreign ministry
The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved the appointment of Swarup, a 1986 batch Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer, to the post, it said.
EM currency rally hinges on Turkey and Argentina
More twists in the Brexit saga and slowing economic growth in China complicate the picture.
Turkey threatens to 'crush' Kurds in case they fail to withdraw
Mike Pence and Mike Pompeo flew to Ankara, to attend a meeting with the Turkish President and brokering a 120-hour long ceasefire deal aimed at allowing Syrian Kurdish forces to retreat to a distance of about 30 km from the Syrian-Turkish border.
Government orders import of 4000 tonnes onions
The consumer affairs department has also directed MMTC to issue three more tenders for import of Onions, out of which two tenders are country specific namely Turkey and European Union and one is a global tender. Each of these tenders are for 5,000 tonnes.
Donald Trump threatens to wipe out Turkey's economy
"I will wipe out his economy if that happens," Trump replied when asked if he was concerned Erdogan who will wipe out the Kurds.
India issues advisory, asks to exercise 'utmost caution' while visiting Turkey
India has issued an advisory to its citizens visiting Turkey, asking them to "exercise utmost caution" while visiting the Middle East countr...
Pakistan's nuclear proliferation in news again amid Turkey's quest for nukes
Buried for nearly 15 years after Pakistan’s nuclear smuggler AQ Khan confessed to nuclear smuggling and illicit exports, the issue has resurfaced in recent days after Turkey’s President was reported conveying his desire for Turkey to go nuclear.
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