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Purulia shellac industry declining

Dec 13, 2012
The shellac manufacturing industry in the city of Purulia, West Bengal, is shrinking at a very fast pace. The reason for the decli...

Rains damage cotton crop in Punjab, Haryana

Oct 01, 2012
Unexpected rains in Punjab and Haryana have damaged a significant portion of the cotton crop, flattening the hopes of farmers in t...

Bad monsoon will hit India's turmeric production

Jul 12, 2012
Low supplies with farmers adopting a wait-and-watch stance are pushing up turmeric prices in India, the largest grower and exporte...

Jharkhand farmers to get relief package worth INR410 crore

Jul 31, 2012
In view of the looming drought situation in Jharkhand, the state government has announced an INR410 crore relief package for farme...

Scanty rains might hit apple output in Himachal

Jul 26, 2012
The long dry spell during the monsoon season may see apple production in Himachal Pradesh falling by 20 percent from the projected...

Weather conditions hit tea crop in part of Assam, WB

Jun 18, 2012
Tea crop in parts of Assam and West Bengal have been badly hit by the inadequate rainfall and high temperatures, as per estimates ...

North Bengal tea cultivators worried over pest attack

Jun 11, 2012
Tea cultivators in North Bengal have been worried over the attack of a fatal pest on their crop, reports News Track India.

Centre to lift six-month quota of foodgrains for TPDS

May 25, 2012
With its granaries overflowing and record food production for the third year in a row, the central government has decided to allow...

Over 125 lakh tonnes of wheat procured in Punjab

May 22, 2012
Wheat procurement in Punjab has crossed the 125 lakh tonnes-mark during the current season, state Food and Supplies Department off...

Punjab seeks Centre's permission to export wheat

May 21, 2012
Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has asked the central government to allow export of wheat from the state. Talking to med...