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Onion prices drop sharply as late kharif arrivals pick pace

Tuesday 3 December '13

With the arrival of the late kharif crop in mandis, onion prices have dropped sharply across the country in the last one week.
At FCI, labourers rake in lakhs without breaking a sweat

Saturday 14 September '13

Loaders make Rs 1 lakh-2.2 lakh/month by outsourcing work, higher than govt's highest grade pay.
Guar gum export falls sharply; basmati, wheat, dairy show rise

Friday 6 September '13

The country’s total agricultural exports stood at more that Rs 12 lakh crore during the year 2012-13.
Brittle supply chain leads to soaring vegetable prices

Wednesday 14 August '13

Soaring vegetable prices have nothing to do with production, going at the same pace as last year.
Second Gram Sabha to vote today on Niyamgiri

Monday 22 July '13

Thirty two voters from the remote Kesarpadi village, part of the adjoining district of Rayagada, are expected to participate in the second Gram Sabha on Monday
Second Niyamgiri gram sabha today

Monday 22 July '13

Thirty-two voters from Kesarpadi village, part of the adjoining Rayagada district, are expected to attend Monday's gram sabha on allowing bauxite mining in the Niyamgiri hill range.
First gram sabha nixes mining in Niyamgiri

Friday 19 July '13

Residents who participated in the first gram sabha meeting rejected a proposal allowing bauxite mining in the Niyamgiri hills.
India seeks greater market access for grapes, litchis in the US

Friday 12 July '13

Consumers in the US would soon enjoy juicy pomegranates, grapes and litchis from India with the former allowing greater market access for these fruits.
The weather pundit

Sunday 5 May '13

Considering mind-boggling information available on the India Meteorological Department website.
Food subsidy could spoil FM's Budget maths

Thursday 21 February '13

Food subsidy outlay for next fiscal could be Rs.10,000 cr more than the Budget allocation this fiscal.
Punjab to sow new short duration Basmati variety next kharif

Monday 18 February '13

The new variety is expected to give boost to export potential of aromatic rice from the country.
Delay in regulatory clearance delaying technology transfer in agri sector

Tuesday 12 February '13

'Many of technology for crop protection and improvement has been readily available globally.'
Agriculture exports could cross $42 billion this year: CACP

Friday 1 February '13

India has emerged as the world’s largest exporter of rice, replacing Thailand and Vietnam.
Rupee payment mechanism with Iran helps Basmati rice exporter

Friday 18 January '13

'The payment settlement mechanism worked out with Iran has considerably reduced time taken for settlement.'
India should adopt open policy on food grain exports: IFPRI

Friday 11 January '13

India must also reduce rising food subsidy by 'better' targeting of Public Distribution System: Fan
Gene bank takes up massive characterisation drive for wheat seed variety development

Thursday 10 January '13

Out of 5000 accessions, more than 3000 have been found to contain traits which help in development of seed which are resilient to climate change.
Govt holds on to huge wheat stocks, three times the requirement

Tuesday 8 January '13

Govt has wheat stocks which is more than three times strategic reserve and buffer stocks norms.
New Basmati variety to boost India's rice exports prospects

Thursday 27 December '12

India's Basmati rice exports is expected to get a further boost following the introduction of a new rice variety.
Monsoon’s full withdrawal delayed by a week

Monday 1 October '12

Met department predicts more rains in east and south India.
Madhya Pradesh gives tough chase to Gujarat on farm front

Friday 3 August '12

With persisting drought conditions, Narendra Modi’s Gujarat may long have peaked in farm growth leadership.


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