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Friday, May 24, 2013
Rains drench parts of Andhra Pradesh
Rains occurred in parts of Andhra Pradesh on Sunday damaging standing paddy, mango, chilli among ot...
Panchayat level paddy procurement centres in Assam
Assam government on Monday said it will set up procurement centres for paddy at panchayat and cooper...
Ganjam farmers agitate for paddy rate over MSP
Farmers in Ganjam district of Odisha have launched an agitation to press for their ten-point charter...
MPs concerned over non-procurement of paddy
Members in the Lok Sabha Friday expressed serious concern over non-procurement of paddy in UP, Bihar...
Punjab, Haryana procure nearly 177 lakh tonnes of
Punjab`s paddy procurement this season is 11 lakh tonnes higher than what it was in the same period ...
No attempt to reclaim paddy fields: Oommen Chandy
Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Saturday made it clear that the government would not bring an...
Flying squads formed to facilitate paddy procurement in Punjab
In efforts to facilitate paddy procurement in the state, Punjab Mandi Board has initiated several st...
J&K govt sets up 13 paddy procurement centres
The Jammu and Kashmir government has established 13 procurement centers in the current kharif market...
Fall in paddy cultivation area raises alarm in AP
Concern is growing in Andhra Pradesh with drastic fall in area cultivated under paddy because of def...
Good monsoon to boost paddy production in Goa
Goa agriculture department has predicted a good paddy production this season, as the state is having...
Farmers` cheques bounce in Bihar
Ashok Pandey, a farmer in Bihar, is worried after a Rs 143,000 cheque given by a state agency for hi...
Centre appreciates WB`s paddy procurement drive
The Centre has appreciated the paddy procurement by the West Bengal government, but has asked it f...
Khap imposes ban on paddy cultivation in Haryana
A khap panchayat in Jhajjar has ordered a ban on paddy cultivation in 36 villages of Haryana`s Sal...
Rains threaten to affect bumper paddy output
Torrential rains that lashed northern region in the last one week are likely to affect paddy crop in...
Punjab: Sheath blight, foot rot attack paddy crop
Farm experts advised farmers to clean rice fields as pathogen can survive on grassy weeds.
Scanty rainfall hits paddy sowing in Orissa
Deficient rainfall during the past two months has hit kharif paddy sowing in Orissa, the state`s agr...
J’khand govt frees paddy, rice, wheat from VAT
The Jharkhand cabinet approved the policy which was announced during the budget session to make ess...
Bihar farmers upset over slow pace of paddy procurement
Rice cultivators in Bihar are upset over the slow pace of procurement of their produce by the Centre...
Slow paddy procurement in drought-hit Bihar
The Food Corporation of India procured 4,026 tonnes paddy, BISCOMAUN 3,036 tonnes, and NAFED 521 ton...
Crops worth millions washed off in Chhattisgarh rains
After braving a poor monsoon, farmers in Chhattisgarh are again facing testing times as unabated rai...
Punjab farmers end rail blockade, protests to continue
Thousands of farmers on Saturday protested against slow procurement of paddy by govt agencies.
Bhattal slams govt for `poor` paddy lifting mechanism
Leader of Opposition in Punjab Assembly Rajinder Kaur Bhattal today criticised the "poor" arrangem...
Rains in North may hit paddy, cotton in Haryana
Widespread rains, lashing second time in the current Kharif season in various parts of Haryana, ma...
Scientists modify rice to grow well on saline soil
Scientists have successfully used genetic modification (GM) to improve the salt tolerance of rice, o...
Despite floods, Haryana looking at achieving paddy targets
Despite the flash floods which submerged thousands of acres of agricultural land in a few districts ...
Chhattisgarh wants FCI to lift 20 lakh tonnes of paddy
The Chhattisgarh government today asked the Centre to direct the Food Corporation of India to take...
Floods hit 10-15% paddy crop in Punjab, Haryana: Pawar
Up to 10-15 per cent of paddy crop in Punjab and Haryana -- considered food bowl of the country --...
Paddy sowing picks up in Punjab, Haryana
With paddy sowing achieved over 70% and 40% of the area targeted for cultivation of this crop in P...
Ensure paddy growers in UP get MSP for produce: Cong to Centre
Congress on Thursday demanded Centre`s immediate intervention to ensure paddy growers in Uttar Prade...
Centre likely to announce bonus over MSP for paddy
The government may announce a bonus over and above the the minimum price paid to paddy farmers for ...
Govt hikes minimum support price of paddy, pulses as sowing ends
Apprehending shortfall in rice procurement due to monsoon failure, the government on Thursday increa...
Woods PGA loss sees Paddy Power throw away 1.5 mln euros
Tiger Woods`s failure to turn a commanding lead into a US PGA Championship win on Sunday not only co...
Govt to extend Rs 1,000-cr diesel subsidy to paddy growers
The Centre will provide a Rs 1,000-crore subsidy on diesel to paddy farmers for irrigation during th...
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