Drought-hit Telangana farmer borrows money from wife to buy Dubai lottery ticket, wins Rs 28 cr
The cost of the lottery ticket was Rs 20,000.
Pulses export falls on drought-like condition
The exports of Basmati, however, have shown a healthy growth of 16 per cent.
Little water left, but Tamil Nadu has most bottling units in country
Amid drought, water guzzling plants in the state draw at least 21 millio...
India’s worsening drought is forcing doctors to buy water for surgery
Failed rains last year and delays in this year’s annual monsoon have left nearly half of India facing drought-like conditions.
India monsoon hits drought-hit Maharashtra: IMD
Maharashtra is the country's second biggest producer of cotton, sugar cane and soybeans, and top producer of onions and summer-sown pulses.
Water crisis an opportunity to become surplus nation: Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Union Jal Shakti minister
Gajendra Singh Shekhawat just laid out a detailed road map on water for the next five years.
No drought alert yet, but centre warns of deficit rainfall
Officials, however, maintained that it was too early to predict the June-September monsoon season.
Government ready with crisis management plan for drought
The delay in its onset, which some foreign meteorologists attribute to El Nino, has made the officials alert.
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