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Commodity prices

The following are the prices (in rupees per kg) of the essential commodities in the local wholesale markets on Monday, according to the Vijayawada Chamber of Commerce and Industry: groundnut oil - 50, palmolein oil - 38.50, sunflower oil - 47, tamarind (flower variety) - 20 to 28, tamarind (karipuli variety) - 42 to 48,

chillies (new) - 10 to 15, rice (2716) - 13, rice (superfine) - 15, rice (samba masoori) - 15 to 17, rice (sona masoori) - 17 to 19, black gram - 27 to 28.50, red gram - 25 to 29.50.

Syndicate Bank offers financial assistance

The regional office of the Syndicate Bank has decided to help Rama Krishna Mission financially for the construction of their school building at Sitanagaram in Guntur district.

The bank's regional manager, O. Chandra Sekhar, presented a demand draft of Rs. 2 lakhs to the mission secretary, Sasikantanandji Maharaj, as the bank's donation for the construction of the building.

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