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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......

Farmers trim gold purchases, threatening rebound in global prices

A downturn in Indian demand could hit global gold prices. Gold demand in the world's biggest consumer India risks falling for a second straight year in 2015, as millions of Indian farmers hit by......

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......
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CDB Moots Special Debit Cards for Coconut Farmers

KOCHI: In order to revive the sagging fortunes of coconut farmers in the State, the Coconut Development Board (CDB) and the State Bank of... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/kochi/CDB-Moots-Special-Debit-Cards-for-Coconut-Farmers/2015/04/18/article2769700.ece
JK govt targets to make floriculture Rs 100 cr business by 2020

Srinagar, Apr 17: Minister for Floriculture and Gardens & Parks, Syed Muhammad Altaf Bukhari Friday inaugurated 24th Annual Group Meeting of All... ...

http://www.greaterkashmir.com/news/2015/Apr/18/jk-govt-targets-to-make-floriculture-rs-100-cr-business-by-2020-25.asp
Norms for crop loss compensation relaxed

Jammu, Apr 17: Here is some good news for the farmers in Jammu and Kashmir. The central government has decided to compensate the farmers who... ...

http://www.greaterkashmir.com/news/2015/Apr/18/norms-for-crop-loss-compensation-relaxed-24.asp
Compensation for natural disaster victims increased

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Union government has made an upward revision of the compensation to the victims of natural disasters... ...

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Heavy rain throws life out of gear in Erode

Comment · print · T T T+· T- HUGE IMPACT:A tree fell on a car due to the impact of heavy rainfall on the premises of Railway Junction... ...

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