Tag: monsoon

Sowing area of kharif crops 1.55 pc lower than last year so far: Govt data

Area sown to summer crops like paddy was lagging behind by 1.55 per cent at 1,043.87 lakh hectare so far in the ongoing kharif season...

At least 76 killed in heavy monsoon rains: Government

Rescuers in India combed through mud and debris Saturday in a desperate search for survivors as the death toll from heavy monsoon rains climbed to...

North India reels under sweltering heat; west coast to get more rains from July 9

Hot weather conditions continued to prevail in many parts of north India including Delhi, Haryana, Punjab and Rajasthan on Tuesday, with Karauli in Rajasthan sizzling...

India’s power consumption grows 9.3% in first half of June

Power consumption in the country grew by 9.3 per cent in the first half of June to 55.86 billion units (BU), indicating a slow recovery...

NMDC hikes iron ore price for the second time in November to Rs 4000 per tonne

Mumbai: State-run iron ore producer NMDC Ltd has hiked prices of lump ore for the second time this month by Rs 400 per tonne and...

Zydus Wellness expects to continue growth momentum on back of new launches

New Delhi: FMCG firm Zydus Wellness is expecting to continue its growth momentum gathered post easing of lockdown and grow the business on the back...

Monsoon retreat begins from parts of north India: IMD

New Delhi: The southwest monsoon retreated from parts of west Rajasthan and Punjab on Monday, 11 days after its normal withdrawal date, the India Meteorological...

Rice, sugar push up Q1 farm exports by 23%

(This story originally appeared in on Sep 07, 2020) NEW DELHI: Despite Covid-19 and the lockdown, India saw a 23% increase in export of farm...

India hopes farming can boost its economy. But, it may not be enough

By Karthikeyan Sundaram and Pratik Parija India’s agriculture sector isn’t the bright spot in the economy that many think it may be. While farming was...

Can high-tech firms with actionable inputs eliminate uncertainties in agriculture?

Sangarmesh Talikotti has been a farmer for 20 years and is well aware of the unpredictable factors that can affect his livelihood each season. The...

Monsoon covers India 12 days in advance, fastest since 2013 | India News

PUNE/NEW DELHI: In a swift and smooth advance through the country, the monsoon on Friday covered the whole of India, 12 days before the normal...

Here’s how to avoid disputes this monsoon

Every year during monsoon, insurance companies are flooded with claims of engine seizure due to water ingression. The insurers outright reject these claims. The reason:...

First India-Pak meet on locusts likely on June 18 | India News

NEW DELHI: India and Pakistan are likely to hold their first of six bilateral meetings on the desert locust incursion issue on June 18 under...

Rabi oilseeds production in 2019-20 to fall by 13.48%, says NBHC

PUNE: The rainfall during the months of June-September was at 10 per cent above average. Rainfall over the country as a whole during the SW...