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Threat of El Nino recedes, but monsoon picture remains cloudy
Wed, Jul 16 2014. 12 33 AM

Threat of El Nino recedes, but monsoon picture remains cloudy

Experts are still convinced that this year will see a sub-par monsoon or, still worse, a drought
Kisan SMS set to evolve
Tue, Jul 15 2014. 11 27 PM

Kisan SMS set to evolve

Kisan SMS portal, which completed its first anniversary on Tuesday, has so far sent out 1.16 billion advisories to farmers
Strong El Nino seen unlikely as Pacific Ocean cools
Tue, Jul 15 2014. 12 23 PM

Strong El Nino seen unlikely as Pacific Ocean cools

While five of eight climate models say El Nino will develop by spring end, most have eased their predicted strength
Government to continue with MGNREGA scheme
Mon, Jul 14 2014. 06 31 PM

Government to continue with MGNREGA scheme

Government informed Rajya Sabha that an action plan has been formulated to improve the implementation of the scheme
Amid monsoon shortfall, encouraging signs emerge
Sun, Jul 13 2014. 11 48 PM

Amid monsoon shortfall, encouraging signs emerge

The last week saw signs of improvement in the monsoon even though the cumulative picture continued to be bleak
Monsoon seen advancing to parts of Gujarat, Rajasthan
Sun, Jul 13 2014. 07 50 PM

Monsoon seen advancing to parts of Gujarat, Rajasthan

The southwest monsoon will make inroads into these states from 15 July onwards, in the face of drought-like conditions
Heat wave persists in north India
Sat, Jul 12 2014. 11 13 PM

Heat wave persists in north India

Monsoon is likely to revive in Delhi from Monday, says the India Meteorological Department
Water reservoirs at 24% of capacity in past week
Fri, Jul 11 2014. 06 39 PM

Water reservoirs at 24% of capacity in past week

The latest levels are lower than the 10-year average of 26% for the week
Poor monsoon threatens first drought in five years
Fri, Jul 11 2014. 04 42 PM

Poor monsoon threatens first drought in five years

A poor monsoon cuts exports, stokes food inflation and lower demand for products ranging from cars to consumer goods
Government targets middlemen to curb food prices
Fri, Jul 11 2014. 02 10 PM

Government targets middlemen to curb food prices

Traders at APMC wholesale markets take a hefty cut from farmers, resulting in higher prices for consumers
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