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Thursday, Aug 13, 2020

Kharif crop

Aug 12, 2020 17:58
NGT disposes of petition by GNDTP retired deputy chief engineer, goes by report submitted by Punjab Pollution Control Board read more
Jun 01, 2020 17:55
The announcement came as the June-to-September monsoon for 2020, predicted by the India Meteorological Bureau to be normal, made its onset over Kerala, its first port of call in the Indian mainland, on June 1, as predicted. read more
Apr 26, 2020 15:49
The COVID-19 pandemic has proved to be a double whammy for the already-struggling folk musicians, who say it has wreaked havoc on their livelihood by forcing them to sit idle in their homes and the future looks gloomy too. read more
Jan 16, 2020 03:35
The monsoon rains are critical because nearly half the population depends on a farm-based income and 60% of the country’s net sown area does not have any form of irrigation. read more
Oct 27, 2019 03:05
In a statement, Gandhi hit out at the central government for not fulfilling its promise of giving a 50% return on their input costs to farmers and urged the government to follow “rajdharma” and protect farmers’ interests. read more
Jul 28, 2019 00:03
Several farmers in the region have decided to focus on the upcoming rabi season crops (which comes after the monsoon), rather than invest more money in the kharif crop. read more
Jul 18, 2019 11:58
Lupin Human Welfare and Research Foundation, a non government organisation (NGO), has introduced farmers here to guava cultivation in 1997 by providing them saplings from Lucknow and Prayagraj, two Uttar Pradesh town famous for this fruit. read more
Jul 17, 2019 15:26
Of the 11 districts in Jharkhand where sowing has started, five districts have recorded less than one percentage sowing till July 15, according to district-wise kharif coverage data of the state agriculture department. read more
Jul 06, 2019 23:55
The recorded rainfall at Mahabaleshwar was 102mm followed by Satara (38mm) and Nashik (22mm) on Saturday. Pune recorded 12mm of rainfall on Saturday, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD) data. read more
Jun 27, 2019 15:50
Uttar Pradesh, as per the current situation, faces a big rainfall deficit that could hamper the sowing of kharif crops, especially paddy, unless the monsoon turns out to be very good. read more
Apr 16, 2019 02:48
Monsoon rainfall between June and September is likely to be 96% of the Long Period Average (LPA) received during the monsoon months in the 1951-2000 period. read more
Feb 23, 2019 23:52
He claimed that only Rs 1,800 crore of Rs 48,000 crore loans were waived in Karnataka despite Gandhi’s promise. He said all BJP-ruled states had waived more loans, and that Uttar Pradesh topped the list with a Rs 55,000 crore waiver. read more
Jan 21, 2019 22:23
Upset over the government’s decision ex-chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has threatened to take to street in protest if the government does away with the scheme in a bid to avoid offering incentives to farmers read more
Jan 04, 2019 07:46
Loan waiver provides strong disincentive for those who repaid loan on time and perverse incentive for default. But the most serious effect of the waiver is potential risk of fiscal slippage . read more
Dec 19, 2018 20:32
The Rajasthan government on Wednesday sought an assistance of Rs 2,819.58 crore from the inter-ministerial Centre’s team to tackle problems in drought affected areas in nine districts of the state, namely, Barmer, Bikaner, Jaisalmer, Jalore, Jodhpur,... read more