Thursday, 26 May, 2022
TopicCotton Industry

Topic: Cotton Industry

India in dire need to raise cotton yields to protect export surplus, state-run trader says

The country’s cotton output was estimated at 35.45 million bales of 170 kilograms each in 2020-21, compared with domestic demand of about 33 million bales.

India’s cotton exports set for revival over global demand for masks, lower domestic prices

Indian Cotton Association's estimates say exports are now expected to touch 65 lakh bales this year against its June estimate of 40 lakh bales — a 63% improvement.

PSU Cotton Corp comes to the rescue of farmers hit by coronavirus disruption

Transport of cotton across China is being delayed & concern is mounting that factory closures will weigh on demand of fibre due to spread of the virus

Prabhakar Rao-the man with RSS links who could change the future of hybrid seeds in India

In mid-April, Nuziveedu Seeds won a decisive battle against Monsanto in the Delhi high court. But its CMD Mandava Prabhakar Rao, a former ABVP general secretary, isn’t done yet.

On Camera

YourTurn

Vehicles travel along near-empty roads during a lockdown due to Covid in Shanghai, China | Representational image | Bloomberg

China’s economy slump shows no sign of bottoming out in May

The weakness in the gauge — the worst since the early months of the pandemic — reflects the lingering effects of large-scale lockdowns despite recent progress toward reopening.

Defence

Naval helicopters | Representational image | indiannavy.nic.in

What’s Combined Military Forces-Bahrain? US-backed coalition India joined on Quad sidelines

India is 35th member of the maritime counterterrorism partnership that also includes Pakistan, Australia, Bahrain, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany and Greece, among others.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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