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Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Hooda writes to PM, seeks bonus on wheat`s MSP
Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Wednesday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to pro...
47.83 lakh tonnes of wheat arrives in Haryana
As much as 47.83 lakh tonnes of wheat has so far arrived in the mandis of Haryana during the current...
UP govt rules out hike in wheat MSP, Oppn walks out
Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday ruled out any increase in minimum support price of wheat fixed...
Higher CO2 levels may help wheat
High carbon dioxide levels caused by climate change might actually help wheat survive in drought lik...
MP announces support price of Rs 1,500 per quintal for wheat
Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan announced a Minimum Support Price (MSP) of Rs 1,500 per qui...
MP announces support price of Rs 1,500 per quintal for wheat
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan here on Sunday announced a Minimum Support Price...
Genetic secrets of wheat unlocked to boost production
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists working as part of an international team have compl...
Wet wheat at Vadodara railway yard can be retrieve
The wheat which got wet in the rain at Vadodara railway yard can be retrieved fully by drying it, Un...
‘FCI team found wheat purchase scam in MP’
Digvijay Singh said on Wednesday that a team of FCI had found that his claims about wheat purchase s...
BJP, Cong in war of words over wheat procurement
Leader of Opposition in Madhya Pradesh Assembly, Ajay Singh, has charged the state government with m...
Digvijay seeks probe by Centre into wheat purchase
Digvijay Singh has urged K V Thomas to set up a Central team to look into various allegations about ...
Record procurement of wheat in MP this year
Madhya Pradesh has witnessed a record procurement of wheat as a result of bumper production of the c...
Wheat procurement: Stern action against Unnao DM
During the surprise inspection of the wheat procurement centre by Akhilesh, shortcomings were detect...
Officials suspended over wheat purchase
The UP government has suspended 31 officers and employees of Pradeshik Cooperative Federation (PCF) ...
`Action against those hampering wheat procurement`
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has instructed that persons committing irregular...
MP CM reviews wheat procurement progress
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has asked officials to make foolproof arrangemen...
Rising temperature to hit wheat production in India: Report
The annual mean temperature in India is expected to rise by 3.5-4.3 degrees Celsius by 2098, badly i...
Vidisha: 12 injured in clash over wheat bags
Twelve persons were injured, one of them seriously, in a clash among two groups over bags used for s...
Wheat collection in Haryana at all-time high
Wheat procurement in Haryana has touched the all-time high level of 73.13 lakh tonnes this season on...
Rains lash Punjab, Haryana; wheat crop damaged
Rains accompanied with thunder squall hit several parts of Punjab and Haryana in the wee hours Thurs...
Keep middle men at bay in wheat purchase: Akhilesh
UP CM Akhilesh Yadav directed officials to ensure direct purchase of wheat from farmers and keep mi...
Scientists create salt-tolerant wheat
Salty soil may no longer come in the way of planting wheat but could actually improve its yield by 2...
Climate change may shrink wheat crop yields
Wheat is harvested in temperate zones on more than 220 million hectares, making it the most widely g...
Amarinder promises Re one per kg wheat flour
Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee President Capt Amarinder Singh announced that the government wil...
MP: Cong accuses govt of wheat purchase scam
The Leader of Oppn in MP assembly Ajay Singh accused the state govt of corruption to the tune of Rs ...
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...
`Super` wheat to boost food security
Scientists say they`re close to producing new "super varieties" of wheat that will resist a virulent...
Punjab procures 110.50 lakh tonnes wheat
Punjab has achieved a new benchmark in wheat procurement as various government agencies and private ...
`Global warming reduced corn, wheat harvests`
Climate change has stunted the worldwide increase in corn and wheat yields since 1980.
Wheat flour and almonds `satisfy hunger pangs`
Eating wheat flour and almonds increases the feeling of fullness.
Wheat procurement down by 90%
Wheat procurement in Punjab, a major producer, has reached just 6.05 lakh tonne which is 90 percen...
State looks at 4% more wheat output at 157 lakh tonnes
The Punjab government Thursday said the state would achieve wheat output of nearly 157 lakh tonnes...
Ants, termites can boost wheat yields
Allowing ants and termites to flourish on farmlands can boost wheat yields by more than a third.
Scientists growing drought resistant wheat
Scientists are developing a new wheat variety which they say could be resistant to drought, diseases...
‘Taiwan firm to make wheat, rice stalk paper’
The technology to be used is considered environmentally friendly.
Lower global wheat production not to affect India
India will not be affected by the lower global wheat output projected for the current financial ye...
BPL families to get rice, wheat at Rs 3 per kg in Haryana
Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Thursday said that the government is planning to provide rice an...
Himachal now insures wheat, barley crops
Himachal Pradesh has now brought wheat and barley crops under an insurance scheme to protect them fr...
Nepal hopes to win rat race
Rats destroy 35 percent of the millet produced in Nepal, 13 percent paddy and 15 percent wheat
Massive stocks of wheat found rotting in U`khand
According to media reports, the grain stocks were meant for the consumption of flood-ravaged victims...
We`ve cracked wheat`s genetic code: Scientists
This could help fight climate change, disease and population growth.
Scientists crack through wheat`s genetic code
It may help making more robust and plentiful crop breeds to meet the threat of global food shortages...
Subsidised wheat, rice to 1.5 cr more BPL families from Oct 2
The government is likely to provide subsidised wheat and rice to 1.5 crore additional BPL families f...
Fad diets ‘could lead to osteoporosis’
Here’s an advice for today’s women turning to strict food regime to stay trim!
Govt to release more wheat in open mkt to check prices
The government Friday decided to release five million tonnes of wheat in the open market and retain ...
Hundreds of wheat bags found with soil
Authorities in Punjab on Friday raided the warehouses of a government foodgrain procurement agency a...
Indian wheat expensive: Bangladesh
Bangladesh will not buy Indian wheat as it finds its price higher than the international market.
Wheat procurement dips in Punjab, Haryana
Procurement of wheat from Punjab and Haryana, the bread baskets of the country, has come down by 4...
Rajasthan to sell wheat at Rs 2 per kg
The Rajasthan government would launch an ambitious scheme on Monday to sell wheat to BPL families ...
MP aims to double wheat purchases this year to 40 lakh tonnes
The MP government plans to procure 40 lakh tonnes of wheat this year, double the amount it lifted la...
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