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Monsoon likely to hit Kerala by June 2

The south-west monsoon, crucial for the country's agriculture-based economy, is likely to hit the Kerala coast by June 2, the Indian Meteorological Department said on Thursday. "Conditions are......

'ONLY' 152 farmer suicides this year: Sharad Pawar

Suicide by farmers due to agrarian reasons have dropped significantly to 152 in the current year, Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar said `on Friday. A total of 14,027 farmers in the country had......

Right time to move decisively against corruption: PM

Following is the transcript of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's speech at the Governors' Conference at the Rashtrapati Bhawan on Sunday October 30, 2011New DelhiI am happy to address the closing......

Cabinet approves Rs 7,266-cr plan for Bundelkhand

The Union Cabinet has approved a special package worth Rs 7,266 crore for the Bundelkhand region, comprising parts of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. The aim is to mitigate the effects of drought......

President's address to the Parliament

Following is the trascriptof President Pratibha Patil's address to the joint sittingof Parliament on Thursday.Honourable Members, I convey my good wishes to you and to all our people. On behalf of......

Asia may face food scarcity by 2050

It's official! As many as 209 districts across the country are witnessing drought or drought-like situation even as rainfall deficiency slightly improved to 27 per cent.Agriculture secretary T......

Monsoon eludes half of India

The metereological department says that the monsoons will soon revive and the country may still get normal rainfall, but nearly half of the country's 524 districts have received below normal......

Govt gearing up for poor monsoon

The government has started gearing up official machinery to meet the situation arising from the rainfall paucity in many parts of the country despite the weather office indicating possibilities of......

Big boost for agriculture, bags Rs 44,485 crore grant in FY17

To reduce the burden of loan repayment on farmers, a provision of Rs 15,000 crore has been made in the budgetary estimate of 2016-17 towards interest subvention.   Amid growing farm distress......

Will not allow prices of food items to rise: Govt

The government on Thursday said it will not allow prices of essential food items to increase due to the impact of possible deficient monsoon this year. State governments have also been asked to......
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Cotton crop hit in rain-fed areas in Tiruchi

20:14 IST Share Article PRINT A A A Cotton crop withering due to monsoon failure at Tirupattur in Tiruchi district. | Photo Credit:... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Tiruchirapalli/Cotton-crop-hit-in-rain-fed-areas-in-Tiruchi/article16759689.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Early drought warning helps Pakistan's farmers prepare for dry season

RAWAT, Pakistan (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Like his farming neighbors, Bilal Khan plants wheat in late October or early November each year, and... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/early-drought-warning-helps-pakistans-farmers-prepare-dry-115943767.html
India Ratings

India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) expects tractor volumes to grow at around 17 percent in financial year 2016-17 (financial year 2015-16:... ...

http://www.bloombergquint.com/business/2016/12/02/monsoon-resuscitates-the-tractor-sector
Area around temple tank in Vadapalani strewn with garbage

A few ducks prey on small insects in the stagnant water at the tank abutting the famous Murugan temple on Mada Street in Vadapalani; more than a... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/chennai/Area-around-temple-tank-in-Vadapalani-strewn-with-garbage/article16741831.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Drones survey paddy damage

A UAV deployed in Morigaon. Picture courtesy: Nesac Guwahati, Dec. 1: China-made unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are being deployed in the... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1161202/jsp/northeast/story_122520.jsp

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