Fertilisers

  • Narendra Modi to address rally in Gorakhpur on January 23 05-01-2014 12:40 PM

    BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will address a rally in Gorakhpur on January 23. Though the venue of the rally is yet to be finalised, police and administrative officials on Saturday inspected Fertiliser Factory ground as the proposed site. The team headed by SSP Pradip Kumar inspected the proposed...
  • Core infrastructure growth jumps to 8 per cent in September 31-10-2013 06:33 PM

    Eight core infrastructure sectors that include power, coal, steel and cement, posted an impressive 8 percent growth in September, government data showed on Thursday. Electricity generation that has 10.32 percent weight in the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) registered a growth of 12.6 percent during the month under review, data...
  • Rahul bats for farmers, sees Amethi as future farm hub 07-10-2013 05:45 PM

    Noting that farmers are suffering due to problems in the food supply chain, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, on Monday, said there is need for ensuring better compensation for the farmers against their produce. Rahul, who laid foundation stone of a mega food park in Jagdishpur here, said that right...
  • ONGC to intensify exploration in Tripura 14-08-2013 06:00 PM

    Oil and Natural Gas Corporation's Tripura unit would intensify exploration for supplying natural gas to Rs 5000-crore Chambal Fertilisers and Chemicals Ltd in the state. "A team of Tata Consultancy Services is now preparing the feasibility report to be submitted in December this year. We are also intensifying exploration to...
  • Gas pricing: Parliament panel slams govt for increase in prices 07-08-2013 05:34 PM

    New Delhi: The Parliament panel on Wednesday submitted its report on gas pricing criticizing the government's decision of doubling natural gas prices. The panel has recommended a review of the gas price hike. It also said that gas price should be linked to output cost as hike in gas price...
  • Naveen distributes free mobile phone sets among farmers 19-06-2013 01:41 AM

    Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday distributed 5,000 mobile phone sets among farmers while launching the scheme. "The farmers can access the market information related to agriculture through the mobile phones," Patnaik said, adding that they would get voice calls and SMS in Odia language. Inaugurating the Digital...
  • India to cut subsidies on some fertilisers 01-05-2013 07:58 PM

    New Delhi: India said it expects to cut the subsidies on phosphate and potash-based fertilisers by about 15 per cent in the fiscal year that began in April in an effort to rein in the fiscal deficit. In the last fiscal year, the government earmarked Rs 305.76 billion to subsidise...
  • Texas: 12 bodies recovered after fertilizer plant blast 19-04-2013 08:07 PM

    Texas: A Texas law enforcement official says 12 bodies have been recovered following a massive explosion that leveled a fertilizer plant. Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt Jason Reyes said today that about 200 people were injured in the explosion at facility Wednesday night in the small farming community of...
  • Living It Up: Infertility and solutions 16-12-2012 11:10 AM

    On this episode of Living It Up, we look at the causes of and ways to treat and overcome infertility. ...
  • Record-breaking twins born from eggs frozen 12 years ago 19-11-2012 12:27 PM

    London: Miracle twins! An Argentinian woman has given birth to a record-breaking set of twins from eggs frozen 12 years ago, providing hope to cancer survivors wanting to become parents. Forty-five-year-old Monica Zapotoczny, from Buenos Aires, gave birth to the twins from the eggs she had frozen at the age...
  • Is surrogacy an emerging trend in India? 07-12-2011 10:01 PM

    Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao are among the first celebrities to talk about it openly, but how many Indians are turning to surrogacy? ...
  • Indians now turning to surrogacy? 07-12-2011 01:54 PM

    New Delhi: Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao are among the first celebrities to talk about it openly, but how many Indians are turning to surrogacy? Or even know about the possibilities of IVF? It's a pressing issue given that 30 million couples in India struggle with infertility. A boon to...
  • No problem if there's growth: Murugappa Group 02-11-2011 11:38 AM

    A Vellayan (Murugappa group) Age: 58 Profile: Chairman of Chennai-based Murugappa Group Rank: 55 Family wealth: $ 1.02 billion Insights: - Wants to stick to values such as integrity and trust - But says decision making will have to be faster Sometime in 1945, AMM Vellayan, the second son of...
  • Mayawati's fresh letter to PM over fertilisers 18-10-2011 07:55 PM

    Lucknow: Terming the supply of fertilisers from the Centre as 'insufficient', Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati on Tuesday shot off a fresh letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh asking him to bridge the gap between demand and supply. "The Chief Minister has requested the Prime Minster to ensure timely supply...
  • Indian tycoon accused of corporate frauds in Aus 07-10-2011 11:45 AM

    Melbourne: Indian-origin tycoon Pankaj Oswal has been accused of one of Australia's biggest corporate frauds for siphoning an additional $113 million out of his Burrup Fertilisers, according to court documents. The 'Further Amended Statement of Claim' was filed in the WA Federal Court in July by receivers PPB Advisory on...
  • Fertiliser shortage forces Andhra farmers to loot 16-09-2010 10:24 AM

    Hyderabad: There is anger and despair among farmers in Andhra Pradesh, which is pushing them to defy the law. An acute shortage of fertiliser has forced them into looting trucks and shops. “The dealer says he is not getting anything from the government so there is no stock. We are...
  • UPA govt split over fertiliser subsidy 20-02-2010 06:29 PM

    Govt plans to increase in price of urea and a shift to nutrient based subsidy. ...
  • After fertiliser, paddy pits Centre against BJP 13-06-2008 04:25 PM

    Dubai: Offspinner Harbhajan Singh believes that India has benefited from the under-19 World Cup, as a number of top performers such as Virender Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh and Virat Kohli, apart from himself, have come through these tournaments. With 11 days to go for the start of the U-19 World Cup,...
  • India, Pak strike umbilical chord 27-06-2007 07:32 PM

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  • Terrorists turn fertilisers explosives 18-08-2006 11:51 AM

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