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In Lockdown, Indian Farmers Feed Broccoli, Strawberries To Cattle 2.4.2020 NDTV News - India-news
As hundreds of millions of Indians remain locked down to stem the spread of coronavirus, some of its cattle are getting treated to strawberries and broccoli that farmers are struggling to transport...
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Indian farmers feed strawberries to cattle as lockdown hits transport 2.4.2020 Reuters: Money News
As hundreds of millions of Indians remain locked down to stem the spread of coronavirus, some of its cattle are getting treated to strawberries and broccoli that farmers are struggling to transport and sell in cities amid the three-week ...
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World food prices fall sharply in March because of coronavirus, oil slump - U.N. 2.4.2020 Reuters: Money News
World food prices fell sharply in March, hit by a drop in demand tied to the coronavirus pandemic and a plunge in global oil prices, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday.
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As harvest season looms, how will the coronavirus lockdown affect agriculture? 2.4.2020 Scroll.in
Vegetable farmers are already reeling under losses and wheat farmers are worried about labour shortages.
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21-Day Coronavirus Lockdown Leaves "No One At All For Harvests" 1.4.2020 NDTV News - India-news
A severe shortage of labour, triggered by the nationwide 21-day lockdown to curb the spread of the new coronavirus, will disrupt harvesting of winter crops in India - the world's second largest...
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Coronavirus lockdown leaves no-one to harvest India's crops 1.4.2020 Reuters: Top News
A severe shortage of labour, triggered by India's 21-day lockdown to curb the spread of the new coronavirus, will disrupt harvesting of winter crops in the world's second largest producer of staple food grains, such as wheat.
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Some retailers put restrictions on purchase quantity 1.4.2020 Rediff: Business
Future Group and V-Mart have put in place systems to prevent panic buying at their neighbourhood grocery stores.
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India's farmers face shortage of harvest labour amid coronavirus lockdown 1.4.2020 Reuters: Top News
A severe shortage of labour, triggered by India's 21-day lockdown to rein in a coronavirus pandemic, will hobble harvesting of winter crops in the world's second largest producer of staple foodgrains such as wheat.
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Nagaon farmers suffer huge loss due to lockdown 1.4.2020 The Assam Tribune
Nagaon farmers suffer huge loss due to lockdown
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Govt denies easing of lockdown norms 1.4.2020 The Assam Tribune
Govt denies easing of lockdown norms
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Assam Becomes First State To Announce Lockdown Exemption From Tomorrow 31.3.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Assam has become the first state to announce exemption from the ongoing nationwide lockdown that was implemented to combat the deadly coronavirus spread in the country. The Assam government is going...
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Pala releases funds for medical equipment 31.3.2020 The Assam Tribune
Pala releases funds for medical equipment
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Sale of vegetables at doorsteps in Biswanath dist 31.3.2020 The Assam Tribune
Sale of vegetables at doorsteps in Biswanath dist
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Recession To Hit Developing Nations, May Spare China, India: UN Report 31.3.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
The world economy will go into recession this year with a predicted loss of trillions of dollars of global income due to the coronavirus pandemic, spelling serious trouble for developing countries...
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Coronavirus could force GM to delay its redesigned 2021 SUVs 31.3.2020 Reuters: Money News
General Motors Co told suppliers on Monday that it is postponing work on at least half a dozen future models to conserve cash during the coronavirus pandemic and could delay the planned launch in late April of its highly profitable large sport utility ...
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Ford, GE to produce 50,000 ventilators in 100 days 31.3.2020 Reuters: Money News
Ford Motor Co said on Monday it will produce 50,000 ventilators over the next 100 days at a plant in Michigan in cooperation with General Electric's healthcare unit, and can then build 30,000 per month as needed to treat patients afflicted with the ...
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India might soon implement a plan to ensure that businesses consider their human rights impact 30.3.2020 Scroll.in
Experts have hailed the move, but also called for more attention to indigenous land rights and corporate accountability.
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Saudi king offers to pay for coronavirus patients' treatment 30.3.2020 Reuters: World News
Saudi Arabia will finance treatment for anyone infected with the coronavirus in the country, the health minister said on Monday, while the agriculture ministry took steps to boost wheat and livestock supplies amid global fears of a food shortage.
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Cambodia to ban some rice exports due to coronavirus 30.3.2020 Reuters: Money News
Cambodia will ban some rice exports to ensure local food security during the coronavirus crisis, Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Monday, the latest country to curb food exports because of the pandemic.
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'The watermelons will rot:' U.S. visa confusion in Mexico keeps out agriculture workers 30.3.2020 Reuters: Money News
It’s watermelon season in Florida. But as the top U.S. watermelon-producing state prepares for harvest, many of the workers needed to collect the crop are stuck in Mexico, unable to secure visas.
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