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'Monsoon good so far, govt still ready with contingency plan'

The government is ready with a contingency plan despite an above normal monsoon so far, and Agriculture Ministry has been asked to take care of any situation if rains remain deficient going forward, Minister of Science & Technology Y S Chowdary said Wednesday.

'Contingency plan soon to deal with deficient monsoon'

Under the contingency plan, the government proposes to use the Rs 500-crore price stabilisation fund to ensure availability of essential commodities at reasonable cost.

WHO team to inspect Ebola prevention in Bahrain

A World Health Organisation (WHO) team will embark on a visit to Bahrain Sunday to assess its readiness to deal with the Ebola disease, a Bahraini health official said Saturday.

Amarinder seeks contingency plan for agriculture

Expressing concern over the drought-like situation prevailing in Punjab in view of "poor" monsoon, Congress Deputy Leader in Lok Sabha and Amritsar MP Amarinder Singh on Monday asked the state government to draw up a contingency plan to save agriculture.

Scanty rainfall: BJP for contingency plan in UP

The BJP Friday urged the Uttar Pradesh government to prepare a contingency plan for farmers in the wake of the delayed monsoon and prediction of scanty rainfall.

Contingency plan in place in case of poor rainfall: Karnataka government

Karnataka government on Thursday said it has put in place a contingency plan for implementation in the event of a poor rainfall this year.

Monsoon delayed; situation likely to improve in 2 months: Modi

PM said Centre and states should proactively mount acoordinated effort in implementing the advance action plan for the monsoon.

India readies Iraq contingency plan

Brent crude fell for a second day on Tuesday on signs violence in Iraq may not affect the nation's oil supply.

Government alert, preparing for subnormal monsoon: President

The new government is "alert" about the possibility of a below-normal monsoon this year and is preparing contingency plans, President Pranab Mukherjee said on Monday.

'India must have a contingency plan if US defaults on debt'

India must have a "contingency plan" in place to ring-fence the country's economy if the political showdown in the US leads to a default on its international monetary obligations, industry body Assocham on Thursday said.

Contingency plan for 320 drought affected districts ready: Govt

The government said it has prepared contingency plans for 320 districts where monsoon rains have been poor, amidst fears of a 20 per cent shortfall in rains in August-September.

Oil spill contingency plan be activated at Mumbai coast: NCP

NCP today demanded that the plan for
implementation and co-ordination of oil spill response
activities in the event of such incidents at sea be activated
at the earliest.