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Rice sowing declines by 38% to 21.91 lakh hectares so far

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 20:00

Paddy acreage has declined by 38 percent to 21.91 lakh hectares this year so far as area under the main kharif (summer) crop has come down sharply in Punjab and Chhasttisgarh.

Govt hikes paddy MSP by Rs 50/qtl to Rs 1,360; may fuel prices

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 20:36

In a farmer-friendly move, the government Wednesday hiked the minimum support price (MSP) of paddy by Rs 50 per quintal to Rs 1,360 for this year -- a decision which may fuel inflation.

CCEA approves hike in paddy MSP by Rs 50 per quintal

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 19:03

The government on Wednesday approved the decision to hike paddy MSP by Rs 50 to Rs 1,360 per quintal for the current crop year.

Chhattisgarh govt sanctions Rs 1200 cr for bonus of paddy farmers

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 17:16

The BJP government in Chhattisgarh has sanctioned about Rs 1,200 crore to disburse a bonus of Rs 300 per quintal to farmers against their paddy, thereby fulfilling its poll promise.

CCEA may decide on raising MSP of kharif crops today

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 08:57

According to sources, the Agriculture Ministry proposed an increase in the paddy MSP by Rs 50 to Rs 1,360 a quintal for the common variety and a raise of Rs 55 to Rs 1,400 a quintal for the 'grade A' variety for the current crop year.

Odisha prepares for erratic monsoon

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 11:19

Odisha, the country`s seventh largest producer of paddy, has prepared a contingency plan to deal with deficient rains this monsoon.

Agri Min proposes Rs 50/quintal MSP hike in paddy, cotton & tur

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 14:54

The Agriculture Ministry has proposed a moderate hike in the minimum support price (MSP) of paddy by Rs 50 to Rs 1360/quintal for the 2014-15 crop year (July- June) and upto Rs 100/quintal raise in pulses MSP.

Mercedes to allow Hamilton and Rosberg to race freely for rest of F1 season

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 11:34

Mercedes will reportedly allow their drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg to race freely for the rest of the Formula One season following a thrilling battle at the Bahrain Grand Prix.

Paddy Powers-created `banned` Pistorius ad branded as `most offensive UK ad ever`

Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 10:48

A banned advertisement, created by Irish bookmakers Paddy Powers and featuring Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, has reportedly been officially branded as the most offensive UK ad ever.

Odisha govt announces special assistance of Rs 100 for paddy

Last Updated: Friday, December 27, 2013, 20:23

The Odisha government on Friday announced a special assistance of Rs 100 per quintal of paddy for the farmers hit by cyclone Phailin and subsequent floods.

Dennis Rodman back to N.Korea despite political tension

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 09:54

Retired basketball star Dennis Rodman will return to North Korea for a third time on Thursday, despite political tension surrounding the execution of leader Kim Jong Un`s uncle, trip organizers said.

Shane Watson in line to succeed Rahul Dravid as Royals` captain: Paddy Upton

Last Updated: Monday, October 07, 2013, 13:39

Rajasthan Royals` chief coach Paddy Upton has backed Australian all-rounder Shane Watson to succeed the just-retired Rahul Dravid as captain.