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CCEA approves increase in sugarcane FRP by ₹10 to ₹285 per quintal for 2020-21: Sources

A decision to increase the Fair and Remunerative Price of sugarcane for 2020-21 marketing year (October-September) was taken in the meeting of the...

Farm exports rise 23% to ₹25,553 cr. in March-June

Plan in place to boost shipments, says government.India’s farm exports rose more than 23% in value terms to ₹25,553 crore during March-June period...

High prices of pulses may affect nutrition security, says study

Food habits during coronavirus (COVID-19) may have shifted from diverse and nutritive diets to staple foods such as wheat and rice as the...

Copious monsoon rains spur summer crop sowing in India

Indian farmers have planted 79.9 million hectares with summer crops so far, according to the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers' Welfare, up...

MSP for agri crops higher than global, market price; need to find viable solution: Gadkari

The government’s minimum support prices for agriculture crops are way higher then domestic market prices and international rates, Union minister Nitin Gadkari...

Agriculture Ministry using pesticides on ban list to fight locust invasion

In its battle against an ongoing locust invasion in western India, the Agriculture Ministry is now using some of the very same pesticides...

Farmers are strong, not vulnerable; they need to be given choices, says Agriculture Secretary

The disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic led to at least 12 States allowing direct marketing of agriculture produce, which offered greater options...

Natural rubber sector on a sticky wicket

The market recovery of India’s natural rubber sector will fully depend on how the economy is going to rebound in the next three...

ISMA lowers sugar production estimate, June sales may rise

Sugar production in the country during the current sugar season (October 2019 to September 2020) is expected to be 270 lakh tonnes, which...

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ATK Mohun Bagan sign Indian defender Sandesh Jhingan | Football News – Times of India

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