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Latest Articles in monsoon rains

'Tomato Prices Likely To Decline In Next 15 Days'

Retail tomato prices have gone through the roof for more than a month now in most parts of the country and are still ruling high up to 100 per kg

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Paddy Sowing Area Up 4.5%; Pulses Rise 24% In kharif Season

Sowing in the kharif season normally begins with the onset of southwest monsoon and picks up pace from July. Paddy, tur, moong, urad, soyabean, sunflower seed and cotton are the main crops grown in this season.

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Growing Supply Glut Threatens Worse To Come For Restive Indian Farmers

The South Asian nation is still carrying a huge inventory of food grains from last year's record harvest as exports were hit by an appreciating rupee, falling global prices and restrictions on overseas shipments

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IMD Sees 2017 Monsoon Rains At 98% Of Long-term Average

The monsoon delivers about 70 per cent of annual rainfall, critical for crops such as rice, cane, corn, cotton and soybeans because nearly half of the country's farmland lacks irrigation.

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3 Years Of Modi Government | Agriculture Ministry Upbeat On Progress

Union minister for agriculture and farmers welfare Radha Mohan Singh has assured that despite continuous low rainfall in the last two consecutive years, his ministry is working to double farmer’s income by 2022, a goal set by Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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Private Forecaster Skymet Holds To Weak Monsoon View, Contrary To IMD

India’s only private weather agency, Skymet, on Thursday warned against “irrational exuberance” after a state forecast flagged heavier-than-expected monsoon rains and the stocks of companies dependent on the farm economy shot ahead a second straight day

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Monsoon Forecasts Spring A Pleasant Surprise For Markets

Investors should continue to keep an eye out for a pick-up in earnings, and at the same time perhaps look to build up positions in companies that are showing good cash earnings.

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Monsoon 2016 Is Likely To Be Above Normal; Why All Forecasts Concur

The government forecaster expects 106 per cent rains for the monsoon season this year. The monsoon is likely to be fairly well distributed with some hiccups in northeast and southeast India

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India's 2016 Monsoon Rains Seen Above Average: Skymet

India's annual monsoon rains are likely to be 105 per cent above a long-term average, the country's only private weather forecaster said on Monday, snapping two straight years of drought that cut farm output and hit farmers' income

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