India receives ample monsoon rainfall, but several states still record deficit3 min read . Updated: 04 Aug 2016, 12:17 PM IST
While rainfall deficit is as high as 39%-49% in Gujarat, it is 19% in Odisha and 21% in Jharkhand
New Delhi: The best news to emerge out of the ample rains across India is that planting of pulses are at a five-year high, raising expectations of a bumper crop that can cool down soaring prices and tame food inflation.
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