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Is the proposed restructuring of MNREGA desirable?
Mon, Oct 20 2014. 12 35 PM

Is the proposed restructuring of MNREGA desirable?

The proposed changes in MNREGA will undermine the very reason for which the Act was passed
FAO says small farms key to removing hunger
Fri, Oct 17 2014. 12 26 AM

FAO says small farms key to removing hunger

Small farms produce a higher share of the world’s food relative to the share of land they use, the report noted
Govt to import potatoes to curb rising prices
Thu, Oct 16 2014. 08 30 PM

Govt to import potatoes to curb rising prices

Agriculture secretary Ashish Bahuguna said that the government has decided to import potatoes and cooperative Nafed would soon float tenders
Weak chemicals business weighs on Gujarat State Fertilizers earnings
Wed, Oct 15 2014. 08 39 PM

Weak chemicals business weighs on Gujarat State Fertilizers earnings

The maker of agriculture inputs and industrial products reported a tepid 4.5% growth in sales for September quarter
Rice crop seen shrinking by FAO on weather, end of Thai subsidy
Tue, Oct 14 2014. 04 00 PM

Rice crop seen shrinking by FAO on weather, end of Thai subsidy

Worldwide output of milled grain will probably drop 0.4% to 496.4 million metric tonnes in the 2014-2015 season from a year earlier, says FAO
Supreme Court relief for UP cane farmers
Tue, Oct 14 2014. 01 03 AM

Supreme Court relief for UP cane farmers

Sugar mills in Uttar Pradesh will have to sell their stocks by 31 Oct to pay the money they owe growers
India’s 2014-15 cotton output seen at record high: Govt official
Mon, Oct 13 2014. 04 06 PM

India’s 2014-15 cotton output seen at record high: Govt official

India is likely to harvest a record 40 million bales of the fibre in the 2014/15 crop year on higher planting
Cyclone Hudhud claims five lives in Eastern India; Andhra Pradesh hit hard
Mon, Oct 13 2014. 01 15 AM

Cyclone Hudhud claims five lives in Eastern India; Andhra Pradesh hit hard

Three killed in Andhra Pradesh, two in Odisha as storm causes extensive damage to crops, trees, power and communication links
Cyclone Hudhud: PM holds emergency meet as 150,000 evacuated along east coast
Sat, Oct 11 2014. 09 55 PM

Cyclone Hudhud: PM holds emergency meet as 150,000 evacuated along east coast

IMD has rated Hudhud as a very severe cyclonic storm that could pack gusts of 195 km/h and dump more than 24.5cm of rain when it makes landfall
Andhra Pradesh, Odisha on high alert as Cyclone Hudhud nears landfall
Fri, Oct 10 2014. 11 42 PM

Andhra Pradesh, Odisha on high alert as Cyclone Hudhud nears landfall

Authorities in Odisha and Andhra Pradesh order evacuation of people from coastal areas and deploy rescue teams at vulnerable points

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