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quintal

An obsolete, non-SI (International System) unit of mass, equal to 100 kg.
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"Ms Quintal says she feared Ms Mumo would be sexually assaulted but her interrogator suddenly left the room and she was unharmed.She says they remained calm outwardly during the aggressive encounter to avoid antagonising the men, instead used jokes and discusses regional and liberation politics with some of them.
In the case of cotton, the MSP has been raised to Rs5,150 per quintal for medium staple (50 per cent profit) and to Rs5,450 per quintal for long staple (58.75 per cent profit).
After including the bonus component, tur MSP has been raised to Rs 5,050 per quintal for this year from Rs 4,625 per quintal last year.
It is sustaining below its major resistance of Rs 3100 per quintal. We expect prices to come down to Rs 2,900 per quintal, which will be a very strong level for the commodity.
Cotton production costs across the country are the highest in Maharashtra, at Rs 2,960 a quintal, due to poor irrigation infrastructure and lower yields.
With about twelve hundred acres in cultivation and plans to produce 3,500 quintals this year, Manrique says that within five years, his group will be exporting 20,000 quintals annually.
The MSP of jowar has been hiked by Rs 120 per quintal. In the case of ragi, it has been hiked by Rs 253 per quintal.
Ms Quintal says Ms Mumo was questioned in Swahili, accused of betraying black people, and asked whether I was really South African.
Dirco spokesperson, Mr Ndivhuwo Mabaya, spoke to Ms Quintal this morning," the SA Foreign ministry said in a tweet on Thursday," Dirco tweeted.
Sugar prices tumbled by Rs 55 per quintal at the wholesale market in the national capital on adequate stocks position following constant supplies amid selective buying by stockists and bulk consumers.
MSP for pulses hiked by up to `275 per quintal for this year to boost output