India: Bihar plans leather hub at Kishanganj
DATE 14Jun 2021

As part of its push towards industrialisation, Bihar is set to come up with its own leather and textile policy and plans to develop Kishanganj as a hub of leather industry.

USA: American road trips seen boosting ethanol as production recovers
DATE 14Jun 2021

Americans are going to drive this summer like the pandemic never happened, if U.S. ethanol production is any gauge. Output rose last week to the highest level since February 2020, which was shortly before U.S. shelter-in-place orders began. The boost in production is going to help when consumers start hitting the road during the upcoming… Read More »

USA: Ethanol Production Reaches 15 Month High
DATE 14Jun 2021

Weekly ethanol production and stocks data released this week shows levels are headed back towards 2019 levels. Arlen Suderman, Chief Commodities Economist for StoneX Group, Inc, says the levels indicate the market is breaking the pandemic mindset. “Well, there’s certainly evidence of that. We see much of the country opening up, we still see a… Read More »

India: CM lauds Kisan Nyay Yojana, number of farmers up
DATE 14Jun 2021

The Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana will prove to be a milestone for the cause of farmers in Chhattisgarh, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel said on Sunday, adding it will empower them financially. In the 18th episode of his monthly radio programme Lokvaani, Baghel said it was his firm conviction that a state can become prosperous… Read More »

Uganda: Sugarcane truck runs over traffic officer at checkpoint
DATE 14Jun 2021

A 60-year-old traffic officer has died after a sugarcane truck he signaled to stop at a checkpoint ran over him. Busoga north region police spokesperson, Mr Michael Kasadha identified the deceased as Police Constable Moses Dhediye attached to Kamuli Central Police Station. The victim and other officers were manning a checkpoint at Nankulyaku zone along… Read More »