World number three Andy Murray will have to wait a bit longer at his first shot at a clay court title after the Munich final on Sunday against Germany`s Philipp Kohlschreiber was postponed for a day due to rain.
After easing the quality norms for wheat procurement in six states including Punjab and Haryana, the Centre today decided to reimburse to them the amount of value-cut it imposed on the purchase of wheat affected by unseasonal rains.
Rain lashed many parts of Tamil Nadu today bringing relief to people from the sweltering summer, however, a senior Meteorological official said showers will gradually decline in northern coastal districts of the state.
Rain-hit farmers of Uttar Pradesh who are reeling under severe debt due to crop losses following unseasonal rains and hailstorm have received another shock as they are being handed a paltry sum of Rs 63, 75 or 175 as compensation.
Moderate to heavy rain and hailstorm lashed several parts of Rajasthan in the last 24 hours, affecting normal life and increasing worries for farmers whose post-harvested crops have already been destroyed due to untimely rain last month, a MeT official said.
As some parts of the national capital experienced a dust storm followed by light showers on late Saturday night, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan became nostalgic and described the rain drops as nature's 'bigness'.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday informed the Legislative Assembly that compensation package for farmers affected by unseasonal rains and hailstorms would be announced before the end of the budget session this week.