Last Updated: Monday, November 18, 2013, 15:46
A central team Monday began a visit of drought-hit Bihar to assess the situation, an official said.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 21:30
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday called on Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar to discuss about the drought situation in the state and sought a relief package of Rs 12,000 crore.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 19:33
A day after Bihar government declared drought in 33 out of 38 districts, RJD supremo Lalu Prasad and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar made snide remarks against each other over drought condition.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 15:38
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today demanded Central assistance of Rs 12,000 crore to tide over the drought situation in 33 of the total 38 districts of the state.
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 15:32
Taking into account deficient rainfall this year, Bihar government Wednesday declared 33 out of the 38 districts of state as drought-hit.
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 14:41
Altogether 20 districts of Bihar were hit by floods recently in which more than 200 people had died and about seven million others displaced.
Last Updated: Tuesday, August 27, 2013, 14:01
Assistance for entire holding of small and marginal farmers who have suffered crop loss of 50 per cent or more due to natural calamities like drought and floods has been provided, Lok Sabha was informed today.
Last Updated: Saturday, August 24, 2013, 22:00
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday reviewed flood and drought condition and directed officials to make an aerial survey of the flooded areas along the river Ganga, officials said here.
Last Updated: Sunday, August 11, 2013, 22:17
Bihar Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh on Sunday said there is a drought-like situation in many districts of the state due to rainfall deficit.
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 07, 2013, 12:15
A team of researchers has discovered a group of stress-related proteins which shows how plants avoid sunburn in intense light.
Last Updated: Tuesday, August 06, 2013, 21:17
The gene for this called "deep rooting"- dubbed DRO1- was spliced into a cultivar called IR64, a paddy rice plant grown around Asia.
Last Updated: Monday, August 05, 2013, 20:23
Karnataka is facing twin challenges of floods and drought at the same time, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said as he exhorted the district machinery to galvanise efforts to deal with the situation.
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