Indian Government clears pulses import from Myanmar as prices jump

Atop panel chaired by Union finance minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday cleared imports of pulses from Myanmar and some African countries as a sudden shortage pushed the retail prices of pulses as high as Rs.170 per kg. Both retail and wholesale price inflation accelerated in May on the back of rising food prices. While the retail inflation […]

India to import 1 LT rice from Myanmar to avoid supply crisis in Manipur and Mizoram

NEW DELHI: India is going to import one lakh tonnes of rice from Myanmar to avoid supply crisis in Manipur and Mizoram as the construction work is going on the railway line connecting these two north-eastern states to other parts of the country. In this regard, the government will float a exploratory tender on September […]