August 24, 2009: Indians Abroad

Updated: Aug 24, 2009 11:08 IST

Farmers work in a paddy field at Ismailganj village, about 25 km from Allahabad. India's monsoon rains have been 26 per cent below normal since the start of the June-September season, hurting crops like cane, paddy, soyabean and triggering a sharp rise in food prices.
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Farmers work in a paddy field at Ismailganj village, about 25 km from Allahabad. India's monsoon rains have been 26 per cent below normal since the start of the June-September season, hurting crops like cane, paddy, soyabean and triggering a sharp rise in food prices.

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