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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......

Indian farmers turn to 'satellite god' for better prospects

Satellite analysis can assess vegetation cover down to field level, helping to determine how a crop is developing and whether it has been harmed by pests or needs more water.  Image: A......

Battered & bruised, Planning Commission loses more of its teeth

When Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently extended a Rs 8,000-crore (Rs 80 billion) central support for building roads in Jammu & Kashmir, Union Cabinet's approval for the big-ticket announcement......
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Indian farmers turn to 'satellite god' for better prospects

Satellite analysis can assess vegetation cover down to field level, helping to determine how a crop is developing and whether it has been harmed by... ...

http://www.rediff.com/money/report/pix-special-india-turns-to-satellite-god-for-crop-mapping/20150327.htm
Bihar criticizes Centre for cut of funds under Agri schemes

The 14th Finance Commission's award for devolution of Central taxes among the states today echoed in the state legislative assembly with a senior... ...

http://www.agronfoodprocessing.com/agro-processing/bihar-criticizes-centre-for-cut-of-funds-under-agri-schemes/
Epic Research Daily Agri Commodity Trading Market News - 26th March 2015

Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh breifed his finance counterpart Arun Jaitley about damages in rabi crops in about estimated 181 lakh... ...

http://pressreleaseping.com/epic-research-daily-agri-commodity-trading-market-news-26th-march-2015
Centre permits sale of tobacco grown without permit

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Union government has given permission for sale of tobacco cultivated without authorisation in the... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/karnataka/centre-permits-sale-of-tobacco-grown-without-permit/article7033723.ece?ref=tpnews
Thuthukudi farmers grow beans to overcome water shortage

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The variety is capable of producing 8-10 tonnes of green pod per hectare. Photo: Special Arrangement... ...

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