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Latest Articles in monsoon

India To Receive Below-Average Monsoon Rains In Next Two Weeks

"Weather model is showing a deficiency in rainfall over central and western India in the next two weeks", said an official with the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

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India Suffers Driest June In Five Years, Fears For Crops

The weak start to the monsoon has delayed planting, with farmers sowing crops on 14.7 million hectares as of June 28, down almost 10% on a year earlier.

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A Week Late, But India's Monsoon Arrives In Kerala

Monsoons are the lifeblood of India's $2.5 trillion economy, spurring farm output and boosting rural spending on items ranging from gold to cars, motorcycles and refrigerators.

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India Likely To Get Average Monsoon Rains In 2019: IMD

The IMD defines average, or normal, rainfall as between 96% and 104% of a 50-year average of 89 centimetres for the entire four-month season beginning June.

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GDP May Log 7.4 Per Cent Growth On Pick Up In Industrial Activity, Monsoon: RBI

In its annual report released today RBI stated that the GDP growth will mainly be driven on account of an increased industrial activity, good monsoon and strong agricultural production.

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Future Tense

Will we get our act together, or continue to muddle in middle-income mediocrity?

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India's Gold Imports To Rebound In 2017 On Restocking, Good Monsoon

Higher imports by the world's second biggest consumer will support global prices, which are trading near their highest level in two months, but could widen the country's trade deficit

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Companies Pay Rs 6,624 Crore Crop Insurance Claims So Far Under PMFBY

The PMFBY was launched in January 2016 replacing the older schemes to ensure farmers pay less premium and get full and early settlement of the claims

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Second Half Of Monsoon Season To Receive Normal Rainfall: IMD

The MET, however, recorded an overall deficiency of minus 3 per cent from June 1 to August 7 following which several parts of the country are witnessing drought-like conditions

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Punjab, Maharashtra warn cotton farmers on potential pest attacks

Despite plentiful rains in most parts of the country, monsoon has been patchy in some areas of Punjab and Maharashtra, prompting the two state governments to initiate steps to stop pest attacks

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Morgan Stanley Cuts CPI Forecast On Benign GST, Monsoon Impact

It however said headline inflation toughed in June and the trajectory is still that of a gradual rise in headline inflation

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Strong Monsoons Reversing India's 50-Year Dry Spell: Study

A shift in India's land and sea temperatures may partially explain this increase in monsoon rainfall, according to the study published in the journal Nature Climate Change

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Agriculture Production & Rainfall: Myths Or Reality

It is clearly visible that agriculture production in India has not at all been on a serious decline over the years, despite low rainfalls

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Dry Spell Threatens Indian Summer Crops, Could Raise Farmers Woes

Lower yields or crop failure will increase discontent among farmers that has triggered protests in the big agrarian states in recent months and forced the state governments to waive billions of dollars of farm loans.

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Asia Diesel Margins Climb To Over Two Month High On India Buying Spree

Indian state-owned refineries are also undergoing heavy maintenance until the end of this year, upgrading diesel units to produce cleaner fuels to meet new Euro IV standards implemented in April.

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