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When research pays: A sweet deal for mills and farmers

January 19, 2017 1:36:56 am

The story of a cane variety that has transformed the fortunes of Uttar Pradesh’s sugar industry

DDA’s new housing scheme likely to be launched in February

January 18, 2017 1:24:51 pm

Scheme 2014 offered 25,040 flats across categories, with prices ranging between Rs 7 lakh and Rs 1.2 crore. The online response was so massive that DDA's official website had crashed soon after the launch.

Oil markets mixed on Saudi Arabia’s commitment to cut output, investor scepticism

January 17, 2017 8:01:14 am

Brent crude futures, the international benchmark for oil prices, were down 9 cents at $55.77 a barrel.

Gold futures spurt Rs 135 on global cues

January 16, 2017 12:46:32 pm

Gold for delivery in February rose Rs 135, or 0.48 per cent, to Rs 28,515 per 10 grams, in a business turnover of 327 lots.

Oil prices edge up on weaker dollar, expected crude output cuts

January 16, 2017 11:27:35 am

The greenback is in particular focus for international investors this week as Donald Trump is set to take office as the next US president on Friday.

Onion price at all time low as arrivals increase

January 15, 2017 12:32:08 am

Price revision likely soon as late kharif crops enter market

Gold hits over one-month high of Rs 29,250

January 12, 2017 3:40:19 pm

Marketmen said that besides a firming trend overseas where gold trade at USD 1,200 an ounce, an increased buying by local jewellers to meet retailers' demand at the domestic spot market kept the prices higher.

Reits & InvITs: Sebi for easy entry of insurers, pension funds

January 6, 2017 11:53:29 pm

Mahalingam said it can take up to a year for the Reits and InVits markets to become active which is estimated to be worth $20-25 billion.

Rs 5 discount on online payment of LPG cylinder

January 3, 2017 7:35:45 pm

On doing so, customers will get the discounted amount displayed on their screens. This net amount payable will be retail selling price minus incentive amount of Rs 5 per cylinder.

Gold, silver log out of 2016 on muted note, post annual gains

December 31, 2016 3:32:04 pm

Overall, global growth worries and geo-political risks amid collapsing oil prices have come as a "perfect blend" for gold, which added to its safe haven appeal.

Oil prices edge up despite unexpected US crude inventory build

December 30, 2016 7:34:52 am

Brent front-month March crude oil futures were 12 cents a barrel or 0.21 percent higher at $56.97.

Arhar pinches, this time for farmers!

December 29, 2016 3:33:14 am

For farmers, the main source of their woes is a bumper crop.