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Rajendra Jadhav

Exclusive: India to keep sugar export subsidies even as rivals complain-sources

15 Jul 2019

MUMBAI India will keep its sugar export subsidies despite complaints to the World Trade Organization (WTO) from rival producers Brazil and Australia, though it will tweak how it provides them, four sources directly involved in the matter said.

Asia gold buying stalls as consumers look to cash in on price rally

12 Jul 2019

MUMBAI/BENGALURU Physical gold buying stalled in top Asian hubs this week as consumers sold back bullion to cash in on a steep price rally, while a recent import duty hike further dented waning interest in an Indian market hit by a surge in local rates.

India to receive below-average monsoon rains in next two weeks

11 Jul 2019

MUMBAI India may receive below-average rainfall in the next two weeks with a large deficit in the soybean and cotton growing central and western regions, a weather department official said on Thursday, raising concerns over the output of summer-sown crops.

RPT-UPDATE 1-India receives above normal rains this week, spurring crop planting

11 Jul 2019

MUMBAI, July 10 India's monsoon rains in the week ending on Wednesday were above average for the first time since the start of the season on June 1, helping farmers to accelerate the planting of summer-sown crops and easing concerns of drought.

India receives above normal rains this week, spurring crop planting

10 Jul 2019

MUMBAI India's monsoon rains in the week ending on Wednesday were above average for the first time since the start of the season on June 1, helping farmers to accelerate the planting of summer-sown crops and easing concerns of drought.

UPDATE 1-India's sugar output seen dropping on lower monsoon rains

09 Jul 2019

* Maharashtra seen producing 6 mln T vs 10.7 mln T a yr ago (Adds detail, background)

Indian gold discounts at three-year peak after import duty increase

05 Jul 2019

MUMBAI/BENGALURU Domestic gold prices in India jumped to a record on Friday following an unexpected increase in import duty in the country's budget, hitting demand and forcing dealers to offer the highest discount in nearly three years.

India hikes gold import duty, industry fears smuggling surge

05 Jul 2019

MUMBAI India raised the import duties on gold and other precious metals on Friday in a surprise move that industry officials say could dampen retail demand and boost smuggling in the world's second-biggest bullion consumer.

Dam bursts in India after rains, killing 11

03 Jul 2019

MUMBAI Heavy monsoon rains caused the breach of a small dam in western India, washing away dozens of homes and killing at least 11 people with 13 missing, a government official said on Wednesday.

Dam bursts in India after rains, killing six

03 Jul 2019

MUMBAI, July 3 Heavy monsoon rains caused the breach of a small dam in western India, washing away dozens of homes and killing at least six people with 18 missing, a government official said on Wednesday.

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