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Coffee exports get 'instant' boost

Coonoor: India is emerging as the export hub of instant coffee which has led to exports of coffee reaching 177,805 tonnes valued at US$ 447 million between April-August 2017, as ag...

September 14, 2017

Huge potential for agriculture export from northeast: Study

Mumbai: India's northeast region (NER) has high potential for agricultural exports to neighbouring countries as only 1 per cent of the region's agricultural produce is expo...

September 07, 2017

Record sugar output in UP likely in 2017-18

Mumbai: Sugar production in Uttar Pradesh is expected to grow 11.5 per cent in the crushing season of 2017-18 to reach a record 9.7 million tonnes on the back of high yielding Co02...

September 06, 2017

India largest seafood exporter in 2016: FAO

Bhubaneswar: India topped the list of shrimp exporters globally, as the value-added shrimp exports rose 130 per cent year-on-year to 23,400 tonnes in 2016.


August 28, 2017

Kharif crop sowing crosses 976 Lakh hectare area

New Delhi: The total sown area for kharif crops in India was 97.634 million hectare as on August 18, 2017, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India.


August 21, 2017

Water storage level of 91 major reservoirs of the country goes up by one percent

New Delhi: The water storage level of the 91 major reservoirs in India rose 1 per cent to reach 48 per cent of the total capacity at 75.694 billion cubic metres (BCM) during the we...

August 21, 2017

Economists expect GVA to grow higher at 6.3-6.5% in Q1FY18

New Delhi: India's gross value added (GVA) is expected to rise by 6.3-6.5 per cent during the April-June 2017 quarter, driven by agriculture and government spending.


August 18, 2017

Cabinet approves raising Extra Budgetary Resources upto Rs. 9020 crore for Long Term Irrigation Fund during the year 2017-18

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet, Government of India, approves Rs 9,020 crore (US$ 1.4 billion) as Extra Budgetary Resources (EBR) for execution of projects under Accelerated Irrigati...

August 17, 2017
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