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Oct 19, 2016
Monsoon ends with food output of 270 million tonnes; 91 reservoirs show 25% increase in storageWith the southwest monsoon officially withdrawing this week, water available in 91 reservoirs nationwide is 25 percent more than the amount available in October 2015, according to Central Water Commission data, except in Karnataka and Gujarat, which face more than 20 percent deficit in seasonal rainfall.
Jan 01, 2016
Firstpost Ground Report: A Latur village cobbles together money to rebuild its crumbling irrigation systemThe 2,500 villagers who live in this village mounted a collective effort to resurrect water storage and irrigation mechanisms in the region on their own might, borrowing ideas from a local Art of Living centre, and appealing to a newspaper group to fund the project.
Oct 19, 2015
Pulses may go off the plate as falling production, hoarding make it premiumPulses have become the watchword again with prices increasing by a phenomenal rate this year.
Jun 04, 2015
From MSP to NREGA: 3 contentious firefighting tools in case of deficient rainsLast year's lower inflation was a mirage; we cannot expect such luck to come the second time
Dec 27, 2012
Drought plays spoilsport; dashes farmer hopes of dream run in 2013The agriculture sector witnessed record foodgrains output of 257.44 million tonnes in this year enabling the country to become world's largest rice exporter for the first time
Oct 09, 2012
Foodgrains output to slip but sufficient: PawarLast month, the agriculture ministry had projected 10 percent fall in kharif foodgrains production at 117.18 million tonnes.