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Diversify agriculture to boost energy: Nitin Gadkari
Thu, Aug 28 2014. 12 08 AM

Diversify agriculture to boost energy: Nitin Gadkari

Says agriculture should be geared towards producing ethanol as fuel and to generate electricity through biomass
Will 2014 be a drought year?
Wed, Aug 27 2014. 11 52 PM

Will 2014 be a drought year?

Half of the country by area has received deficient or scanty rainfall in the south-west monsoon season so far this year
El Nino can be delayed to end of year as Australia stays on watch
Tue, Aug 26 2014. 12 27 PM

El Nino can be delayed to end of year as Australia stays on watch

Four of seven climate models suggest an El Nino is possible by the Australian summer, which starts in December, the Bureau of Meteorology said
Govt plans task force to formulate new fertilizer policy
Mon, Aug 25 2014. 07 14 PM

Govt plans task force to formulate new fertilizer policy

Fertilizer minister Ananth Kumar says new urea policy could provide national platform for farmers to use bio-fertilizers
Fertiliser minister to recommend ban on hazardous pesticides
Mon, Aug 25 2014. 06 20 PM

Fertiliser minister to recommend ban on hazardous pesticides

Fertiliser minister Ananth Kumar encourages use of bio-pesticides, that are less toxic
Sushma Swaraj to visit Vietnam on 24-26 August
Fri, Aug 22 2014. 10 59 PM

Sushma Swaraj to visit Vietnam on 24-26 August

India will look to forge closer links with Vietnam in areas of textile, pharmaceuticals, agriculture and defence
Kharif sowing picks up, rice area crosses last year’s acreage
Fri, Aug 22 2014. 10 32 PM

Kharif sowing picks up, rice area crosses last year’s acreage

The sowing of crops has been completed in 93.5 million hectare, marginally lower than the 97.6 million hectare sown by this time last year
India’s water reservoirs at 65% of capacity in past week
Fri, Aug 22 2014. 02 04 PM

India’s water reservoirs at 65% of capacity in past week

A late revival in monsoon raised the level above the 10-year average of 62%, easing concerns of a drinking water crisis due to the weak start
Monsoon to display lull as floods ease
Thu, Aug 21 2014. 09 47 PM

Monsoon to display lull as floods ease

Monsoon rains 25% below average in past week; expert sees monsoon revival from late August
Govt cuts minimum export price of onion to $350/tonne
Wed, Aug 20 2014. 09 27 PM

Govt cuts minimum export price of onion to $350/tonne

The MEP of onion has been brought down to $350 per tonne as its availability has increased, says Ravi Shanker Prasad

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