Pollution won't spare your little one: Kids deemed more vulnerable to damage than adults
Kids these days are likely to face increased risk from severe floods, prolonged droughts, and wildfires.
1962 conflict with China significantly damaged India's standing at world stage: S Jaishankar
Delivering the fourth Ramnath Goenka memorial le...
Maharashtra: Farmers protest in Mumbai, demand reimbursement of crop loss
Maharashtra farmers staged protest in Mumbai on Nov 14. They staged...
Maha governor announces financial relief for rain-hit farmers
The relief entails Rs 8,000 per hectare up to two hectares for agricultural Kharif crops and Rs 18,000 per hectare up to two hectares for horticulture/perennial crops.
Not insuring your car keys can cost you heavily now
If you have a car with remote-key/keyless FOB, taking insurance cover for your car keys becomes important. A car key insurance add-on in your policy covers the cost of replacing complete key lockset in a situation where you have lost your car keys.
Prices of pulses rise on reports of crop damage due to heavy rains in central and west India
The prices of pulses have been rising over the past 2 weeks, due to crop damage brought on by heavy rains in western and central parts of the country. In Delhi, some pulses have become costlier by about 12%. Prerana Desai, head of research at Edelweiss Agri Services & Credit, said prices have risen in part due to the import restriction imposed by the government.
One third of Maharashtra’s cultivated area damaged due to unseasonal rainfall
The incessant downpour in Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and parts of Telangana since October caused widespread damage to crops including soyabean, cotton, paddy, maize, jowar, bajra and ragi and high-value horticulture crops such as grapes, pomegranates and vegetables. Grape exports may be delayed or fall, while production of cotton and maize are expected to be lower this year.
Bayer CropScience Q2 profit rises slightly to Rs 170 crore
Total income rose to Rs 1,356.5 crore against Rs 1,249.1 crore.
Unseasonal rains damage crops in Maharashtra
Meteorological Department has predicted that parts of the state may also see windy conditions on October 25-26, which would bring further heavy rains. In western and northern parts of the state, nearly four lakh hectares of crops were damaged.
Toxic air in Delhi fueled by rice fields that India doesn’t need
Each year India’s rice farmers burn the stubble of the harvested paddy crop, contributing to the annual haze.
Hope no new issue crops up in name of religion: NCP on SC verdict
Nationalist Congress Party chief spokesperson Nawab Malik hopes for a peaceful acceptance of the Supreme Court order that that cleared the way for the construction of a Ram Temple at the disputed site in Ayodhya. Malik also urged people to maintain peace and harmony.
Flooding in major onion producing states leads to spike in prices
Unseasonal rains in 3 major producing states have seen the crop marooned in fields & prices jumping each day.
Mayawati’s Muslim outreach to undo damage due to BSPs stand on Article 370 & Triple Talaq
The Samajwadi party, which took up cudgels against the government on both issues in the Parliament, has cornered BSP on the issue and projected itself on the ground as the true representative of the Muslim interests, a senior Samajawadi party leader told ET.
Monsoon excess not good for kharif crop, may help rabi crop: Dr Abhijit Sen, JNU
Monsoon might deliver higher output but it is not going to deliver demand.
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