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Monsoon rains turn below average in past week
Thu, Jul 31 2014. 04 47 PM

Monsoon rains turn below average in past week

Monsoon rains were 9% below average in the week ended 30 July
Tomato prices soar upto Rs 80/kg; govt says keeping close eye
Wed, Jul 30 2014. 07 31 PM

Tomato prices soar upto Rs 80/kg; govt says keeping close eye

The prices of tomato are continuously moving up due to strained supplies and higher wholesale prices in key producing states
Has Indian agriculture turned the corner?
Wed, Jul 30 2014. 05 23 PM

Has Indian agriculture turned the corner?

Agricultural extension services will have to be centre piece of any future strategy to improve agricultural performance
Modi says farmers’ income should rise with increasing output
Wed, Jul 30 2014. 12 32 AM

Modi says farmers’ income should rise with increasing output

Modi says the main challenges of Indian agriculture are increasing productivity and ensuring better incomes for farmers
Sangh outfits oppose GM crop trials, govt says no decision yet
Tue, Jul 29 2014. 09 38 PM

Sangh outfits oppose GM crop trials, govt says no decision yet

Javadekar confirmed the meeting but asserted that the govt has not taken any decision on the contentious issue
Australia downgrades El Nino chances as tropical Pacific Ocean cools
Tue, Jul 29 2014. 12 35 PM

Australia downgrades El Nino chances as tropical Pacific Ocean cools

The chance of the pattern developing this year is about 50%, the Bureau of Meteorology said on its website
Farm distress calls hit record high but many go unanswered
Tue, Jul 29 2014. 12 08 PM

Farm distress calls hit record high but many go unanswered

Indian farmers, the majority of whom rely on monsoon rainfall to water their crops, are desperately trying to reach out for help even as the spectre of drought looms large
India should declare unilateral free trade
Mon, Jul 28 2014. 01 36 PM

India should declare unilateral free trade

India should take advantage of western protectionism, not erect competing trade barriers
IMF sticks to 5.4% growth rate for India, cuts global forecast
Sat, Jul 26 2014. 12 45 PM

IMF sticks to 5.4% growth rate for India, cuts global forecast

In its update to World Economic Outlook, IMF says India’s growth will pick up due to post elections recovery offsetting effect of weak monsoon on agriculture
Water reservoirs at 35% of capacity in past week
Fri, Jul 25 2014. 03 32 PM

Water reservoirs at 35% of capacity in past week

On a week-on-week basis, the figure has improved from the previous week’s level of 26%, as monsoon rains revived

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