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May 14, 2013

Chinese Plant Compound Wipes out Cancer in 40 Days, Says New Research

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 A little-known plant with a truly bizarre name is now making headlines as a cancer killer, with the compound of the plant vanishing tumors in mice with pancreatic cancer. Known as the ‘thunder god vine’ or lei gong teng, the Chinese plant is actually integrated into Chinese medicine and has been used for ages in remedying a number of conditions including rheumatoid arthritis. Chinese Plant Compound Wipes out Cancer in 40 Days, Says New ResearchAccording to the new…

India’s 2013-14 soyabean acreage seen rising

May 14, 2013 Indian farmers are expected to increase soyabean planting in 2013/14, encouraged by a rally in prices and the need to cultivate a sturdy crop to prepare for the possibility of an unhelpful monsoon season, industry officials told Reuters. The increase would help the world's top importer of edible oils to cap expensive overseas purchases and boost oilmeal exports to Asian countries. "Farmers in Maharashtra and southern states like Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu are…

Malaysian palm oil off one-month high

May 14, 2013 Malaysian palm oil futures eased from a one-month high on Monday as worries about weak exports prompted profit-taking and offset initial gains driven by slowing inventory levels. Edible oil futures got off to a strong start as traders priced in a drop of 11.3 percent in Malaysia's end-April palm oil stocks to 1.93 million tonnes from a month earlier. But lacklustre export demand later weighed down prices. Palm exports slid 18.4 percent to 377,193 tonnes for the first 10…

Vegetable oil prices

May 14, 2013 Monday's Rotterdam vegetable oil prices at 1600 GMT. SOYOIL EU degummed: euro tonne fob ex-mill May 2013 825.00 +0.00 June 2013/July 2013 820.00 -5.00 August 2013/October 2013 820.00 +0.00. RAPEOIL Dutch/EU: euro tonne fob ex-mill May 2013/July 2013 865.00 August 2013/October 2013 850.00 +2.00 November 2013/January 2014 855.00 +5.00. SUNOIL EU: dollars tonne ex-tank six ports option May 2013 unquoted June 2013 1215.00 July 2013/September 2013 1215.00 +10.00 October…

Cotton Spot Rates

May 14, 2013 Official KCA spot rates for local dealings in Pakistan rupees on Monday (May 13, 2013). =========================================================================== The KCA Official Spot Rate for Local Dealings in Pak Rupees --------------------------------------------------------------------------- FOR BASE GRADE 3 STAPLE LENGTH 1-1/32" --------------------------------------------------------------------------- MICRONAIRE VALUE BETWEEN 3.8 TO 4.9 NCL…

32,000 tons of urea arriving Gwadar port this week

May 14, 2013 RIZWAN BHATTI The first urea consignment of 32,000 tons, imported by Trading Corporation of Pakistan (TCP) from international market, is reaching Gwadar port this week. In January this year, the Economic Co-ordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet directed TCP to import 130,000 tons of urea from international market in order to avoid any shortage during Rabi season as domestic urea plant are unable to meet local demand due to gas curtailment. Following the directives…

PWC protests over extra water releases for power generation

May 14, 2013 Punjab Water Council (PWC) has strongly protested over the unscheduled release of river water from the Tarbela and Mangla dams for generating electricity. Irsa is releasing 35,000 cusecs downstream the Tarbela dam and 44,000 cusecs off Mangla dam for hydel power generation and irrigation purposes. Talking to us on Monday, President Punjab Water Council Hamid Malhi said this act is a clear violation of the operation criteria under the Indus Basin Water Treaty of 1960, which…

Fruit, rice exporters hope new govt to formulate friendly policies

Fruit and rice exporters have expressed the optimism the newly government elect would formulate policies, which would pave way for enhancing country’s export to substantial level. This step would ultimately result in sustainable economic recovery the country badly needed at this crucial juncture of its history. Waheed Ahmad President All Pakistan Fruit and Vegetable Exporters Association (PFVA) while congratulating Pakistan Muslim League PML (N) on its clear majority in the lower house…

Cotton market: no activity amid post-election session

May 14, 2013 Not a single deal finalized on the cotton market amid post-elections on Monday as mills and spinners were on the sidelines due to less interest in fresh dealings, dealers said. The official spot rate was unchanged at Rs 6,450, they said. Some brokers said that most of the mills and spinners were away from normal business activity in the absences of motivating factor. The millers were hoping the new government would introduce business-friendly atmosphere to revive the…

کاشتکار دھان کی ممنوعہ اقسام کا شت نہ کریں :ماہرین زراعت

May 14th, 2013 ممنوعہ اقسام میں 386، سپر فائن ، کشمیرا ، مالٹا ، ہیرو اور سپرا شامل ہیں جامعہ زرعیہ فیصل آباد کے ماہرین زراعت نے کاشتکاروں کو دھان کی ممنوعہ اقسام 386، سپر فائن ، کشمیرا ، مالٹا ، ہیرو اور سپرا کا شت نہ کرنے کی ہدایت کی ہے اور کہا ہےفیصل آباد: کہ دھان کے کاشتکار ان اقسام کی کاشت سے گریز کریں کیونکہ ان سے پیدا ہونے والا چاول انتہائی ناقص ہوتا ہے ۔ ماہرین نے بتا یا کہ سپر باسمتی ، باسمتی 385،باسمتی 370،باسمتی 2000،باسمتی پاک ، باسمتی 198، باسمتی شاہین ، کے ایس کے…

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