Last Updated: Friday, February 14, 2014, 16:06
Foodgrain output estimated at record 263.2 million tonnes in 2013-14 compared to 257.13 million tonnes in 2012-13.
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 11:34
Country's rice production is projected to drop to 92.32 million tonnes in the Kharif season this year due to deficient rains in some states, but the overall foodgrain output is estimated to rise marginally to 129.32 million tonnes in the same period.
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 14:13
The Cabinet is likely to consider this Friday a proposal to extend stock holding limit on pulses, edible oils and oilseeds for one more year to ensure their availability and check prices.
Last Updated: Monday, July 22, 2013, 15:46
The Agriculture Ministry on Monday released the fourth advance estimates of foodgrain production for 2012-13.
Last Updated: Friday, July 05, 2013, 15:16
Researchers have showed that hawkmoths use sonic pulses from their genitals to respond to bats producing the high-frequency sounds.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 17, 2012, 22:49
Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar Tuesday said rice and wheat situation is comfortable and he is keeping his fingers crossed on the pulses and oilseeds front.
Last Updated: Saturday, April 07, 2012, 09:51
The Indian government should allow at least the processing of imported raw pulses for export markets so that the domestic milling industry occupies the slots now occupied by units located in neighbouring and other countries, said an official of the industry association.
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 28, 2011, 19:01
The government auditor CAG has pulled up Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution for not monitoring imports of pulses resulting in a loss of over Rs 1,200 crore.
Last Updated: Tuesday, December 27, 2011, 23:38
The government had introduced a loss reimbursement scheme of up to 15 percent for pulses importing agencies in May 2006.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 18, 2011, 10:10
Imports of sensitive items, including pulses and edible oil, went up by 34.5 percent to Rs 21,537 crore in April-June this year, from Rs 16,016 crore in the year-ago period.
Last Updated: Friday, September 16, 2011, 19:44
Incentives and high-yielding seeds will be given to farmers in 60,000 village clusters each to cultivate oilseeds and pulses in a bid to attain self-sufficiency in the next Five Year Plan that runs from 2012-13 to 2016-17.
Last Updated: Friday, March 11, 2011, 18:19
Amid uproar, the Orissa
assembly was paralysed on Friday following repeated adjournments
as Oppn Cong members stormed into the well demanding
CBI probe into the multi-crore pulses scam.
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