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Drought in parts of MP and Rajasthan, shift to gram keep wheat sowing low

In the country, wheat, the main rabi foodgrain, has been sown on 29.55 million hectares, almost 1.44 mn ha less than last year.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 12th, 2018

Rabi wheat area down as M.P. farmers prefer pulses

The acreage under wheat cultivation has come down close to 5 per cent in the country as farmers in drought-hit parts of Madhya Pradesh preferred to sow pulses over wheat, rabi sowing data released by........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineJan 5th, 2018

Wheat, mustard, gram acreage show significant increase as rabi sowing picks up pace

This should significantly cool down food inflation in the coming days.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 11th, 2016

Not so sweet Pongal for farmers this year either

While Pongal festivities are in full swing in many parts of rural Tamil Nadu after two years of drought, celebrations will be muted in the southern region due to excessive rain and crop loss. N Ch........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineJan 12th, 2018

One of Britain"s Oldest Companies Remakes Itself Again

GKN, one of Britain’s oldest companies, has survived more than 250 years by constantly reinventing itself. On Friday, it unveiled its latest big shift, promising to split up the car- and plane-parts maker after rejecting a $9.5 billion takeover offer......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJan 12th, 2018

Record Cold Helps Energy Markets While Wheat Crop Hit By Drought/Freeze

Record Cold Helps Energy Markets While Wheat Crop Hit By Drought/Freeze.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaJan 2nd, 2018

Gujarat impact? Govt raises import duty on two varieties of pulses by 30%

The central government raised the import duty on two varieties of pulses, chana (chickpea) and masoor (red gram) to 30 per cent. And, hiked the Minimum Support Price for toria, a variety of oilseed grown largely in Rajasthan, by ar.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 21st, 2017

Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh declare drought in 52 districts

The governments of Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan have officially declared a drought in 270 tehsils spread across 52 districts this kharif season, Parliament has been informed. So far in Chhattisgarh, 96 tehsils in 21 di.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 20th, 2017

Gram sowing up on hope of better prices

Reacting to relatively better price realisation as compared to other varieties of pulses, farmers had till last week planted gram (chana) on around 1.3 million hectares, around 14 per cent more than in the same period last year.Tra.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 27th, 2017

Coca-Cola Tweaks Its Financial Strategy

As priorities shift, the beverages behemoth modifies parts of its financial model......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 22nd, 2017

MSP of rabi crops raised to keep food price inflation contained: Nomura

Wheat is the main rabi crop, sowing of which will begin from this month.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 25th, 2017

Karnataka to see 25% fall in kharif output due to poor rains

Late arrival of rains has encouraged sowing of ragi and Horse gram in the state.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 19th, 2017

After floods, pink bollworm infestation affects cotton crop in Gujarat

If the recent torrential rains and floods were not enough to impact 30 per cent loss in sowing of cotton and groundnut, Gujarat, along with states like Rajasthan and Punjab is witnessing an onslaught of the pink bollworm. Farmers an.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardAug 14th, 2017

Normal rainfall in second half of monsoon season: MeT Dept

On the other hand, states like Gujarat, Rajasthan, several parts of Northeast have witnessed floods.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardAug 8th, 2017

Railways joins relief operations, sends special trains to flood-hit areas

Gujarat, Rajasthan, Assam & parts of West Bengal were hit by floods that have claimed several lives.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardAug 2nd, 2017

MPC"s dilemma: Inflation down but pulses could pose a problem

Shift in crop sowing pattern likely to reduce production and raise prices.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJul 31st, 2017

Why Bakery Items Could Cost You More in 2018

It looks like next year might be a good time to cut the carbs. It looks like next year might be a good time to cut the carbohydrates as a drought-fueled jump in wheat costs will make bakery goods the food items with the bigges.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 29th, 2017

Drought devastating southern Europe crops

Soaring temperatures and a lack of rain is hitting wheat farmers in Spain and Italy particularly hard and as Kate King reports, the bill could run into the billions of euros......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 19th, 2017

Drought devastating southern Europe crops

Soaring temperatures and a lack of rain is hitting wheat farmers in Spain and Italy particularly hard and as Kate King reports, the bill could run into the billions of euros......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJul 19th, 2017

Rajasthan Gram Sevak Results Declared. Check it here

d(RSMSSB) finally announced the much awaited 2017 results for the Rajasthan Gram Sevak Exam.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJul 6th, 2017

Active monsoon makes good mid-June drag over Central India

The monsoon has all but made good the fortnight-long mid-June lag over Central India and entered more parts of Himachal Pradesh as well as Rajasthan, the western-most state and its final destination......»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineJul 3rd, 2017