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Department of Consumer Affairs reviewsprice & availability of Onion; Horticulture Commissioner assures that arrival will increase substantially within a week 19.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Department of Consumer Affairs (DoCA) reviewed the price and availability situation of Onion with all the concerned stakeholders in a High Level meeting chaired by the Secretary, Department of Consumer Affairs, ShriAvinash K. Srivastava.
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Grub infestation may be the fix to sugar problem 18.10.2018 Financial Chronicle
Reuters India may have found a fix to its sugar problem but the answer will not make its cane farmers happy. After a bumper crop, sugar stockpiles in the country, the world’s second-largest producer of the sweetener, have more than doubled since last year. With another record crop expected in the current growing season, India is subsidising sugar exports, threatening to glut the market even as prices fell to the lowest in 10 years on Sept. 27. But, an infestation of white grubs in Maharashtra, India’s second-biggest sugar producing state, and neighbouring Karnataka, the third-largest producer, could mean sugar output for the 2018/19 crop year will be 9 per cent less than earlier estimates. India's raw sugar exports are seen hitting over 10-year highs in 2018-19. While the lower output could reduce India’s 10 million tonnes of sugar inventories, the grubs that feed on the roots of cane plants can only be eradicated by pulling out the crop, leaving the field fallow and then replanting, adding to the stress ...
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Modest Growth in non-farm income 16.10.2018 Financial Chronicle
The second part of JM Financial’s Rural Safari series shows how non farm income, even though slow in acceleration, helped to partially offset the decline in farm income over the past two years. It draws attention to the political aspect of farm loan waivers, saying demand for them is likely to rise as general elections approach. The survey, however, notes that such relief provided by the government to meet financial needs also helps boost rural consumption Rural income is increasingly diversifying away from agriculture to non-farm income, which currently accounts for  40 per cent of total agri-household income. Major sources of non-farm income are dairy and poultry, wage-based occupation, sand mining, tractor rental income and small businesses. An increase in infrastructure activity creates jobs and aids rural income. As the agri-economy improves, it is likely to create additional demand in the non-farm sector, including processing, transportation and packaging through backward and forward production ...
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Heavy rainfall likely in Kerala, Tamil Nadu; Coast Guard, disaster relief teams on high alert 8.10.2018 Zee News : States
 Coast Guard has put its formations on high alert and its Dornier aircraft and ships have been deployed off Kerala, Lakshadweep and Minicoy islands, and south Tamil Nadu seas.
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Fuel under GST to affect states' revenue: Chief Ministers 6.10.2018 Sify Finance
Opposing the idea of bringing fuel products under the Goods and Services Tax (GST), three Chief Ministers from different political parties on Saturday said it would have a negative impact on their revenue collection.
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Heavy rains likely in Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry and Karnataka 5.10.2018 Zee News : India National
The states - especially Karnataka - are on high alert after an IMD bulletin predicting a low pressure area which could intensify into a cyclonic storm.
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In spite of abundant agri products why are farmers unhappy? 19.9.2018 Rediff: Business
The irony of this scheme to benefit farmers is that it could add to the problems for the government because the mechanism to procure and store crops like pulses, coarse cereals and oilseeds barely exists.
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Union Home Minister chairs Southern Zonal Council Meeting in Bengaluru 18.9.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The 28th meeting of the Southern Zonal Council was held under the Chairmanship the Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh in Bengaluru today.  The meeting was attended by the Chief Ministers of Karnataka and Puducherry; Deputy Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu; Finance Ministers of Andhra Pradesh and Kerala Minister for Social Justice & Empowerment and Minister for Tourism, Karnataka; Minister for Health, Puducherry and Minister of State for Home, Govt.
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Floods to have long-term negative impact on Kerala, Karnataka coffee growers 14.9.2018 Sify Finance
The devastating floods in Kerala and Karnataka will not just cause one-fifth of the coffee production to be wiped out this year but its aftershocks are expected to have a long-term negative impact on farmers.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Green wedding mandate | Lag in clean air action plan | Advertisers’ petition heard 12.9.2018 Citizen Matters
What's Bangalore talking about? Catch some of the most important headlines from your city in our weekly news wrap here.
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Bring petrol, diesel under GST: Karnataka CM 10.9.2018 Sify Finance
Amid protests over rising fuel prices in the country, Karnataka Chief Minister H. D. Kumaraswamy on Monday said the petroleum products should be brought under Goods and Services Tax (GST), adding his government would think over reducing cess on diesel and petrol.
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`Bharat Bandh` against steep fuel prices: States gear up to tackle impact 10.9.2018 Zee News : India National
Congress has appealed party workers to maintain peace and not to associate with any violent protests adding that 21 opposition parties are supporting the bandh.
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Bharat bandh: Cong claims support of '21 Oppn parties'; may hit normal life 9.9.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
The Shiv Sena has spurned Congress' request to participate in the bandh.
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Janata Dal Secular backs Congress` Bharat Bandh call on Monday 9.9.2018 Zee News : India National
JDS chief and former prime minister HD Deve Gowda said, "Our party extends support for tomorrow's Bharat Bandh. I also urge other parties to extend support."
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Rains in south India take the steam out of coffee 5.9.2018 Rediff: Business
Crop loss would the highest in Karnataka (where a little more than 75 per cent of the national output comes from), followed by Kerala and Tamil Nadu.
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Suresh Prabhu Launches Technology Initiatives for Coffee Stakeholders 4.9.2018 Govt of india: PIB
  Suresh Prabhu launching technology initiatives of Coffee Board   Minister for Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu today launched Coffee Connect - India coffee field force app and Coffee KrishiTharanga - digital mobile extension services for coffee stakeholders at a function here today.
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Scientists & Researchers must work in a mission mode to double the farmers income by 2022: Vice President 31.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has asked scientists and researchers to regularly interact with farmers and work in a mission mode to double the farmers income by 2022 as envisaged by Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi.
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Government of India and ADB Sign $346 Million Loan to Improve State Highways in Karnataka 30.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of lndia today signed a $346 million loan to finance improvement of over 400 kilometers of state highways that will enhance connectivity and access to economic centers across 12 districts in Kamataka.
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Bangalore Buzz: Flood warning for September | Push for suburban rail | KIA second fastest growing airport… and more 28.8.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Been busy or away from your city? Catch up on some of the most critical developments in Bengaluru over the last one week.
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Kerala flood less intense than deluge of 1924: So why was damage as great? 26.8.2018 Zee News : States
Most of the 373 casualties in Kerala were caused by landslides in the northern districts of Malappuram and Wayanad, and the central district of Idukki.
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