At least 678 kutcha houses of tribals have been damaged in Odisha`s Koraput and Rayagada districts due to incessant rain for the last three days.
The Supreme Court Monday declined to restrain the government from going ahead with the open field trials of the GM crops for the coming rabi season.
Wheat procurement in Haryana has touched the all-time high level of 73.13 lakh tonnes this season on the back of bumper crop.
Worried over the impact of monsoon failure, the Centre has convened a meeting of the State Agriculture Ministers on Friday to chalk out plans for salvaging losses in Kharif production.
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