Tag: Agriculture

RBI can sell USD 25 bn more to arrest rupee fall: SBI report

SBI cuts down its bank interest rate on savings account

Shares of public sector undertakings (PSU) banks were trading higher by up to 4%, recovering from their intra-day lows, after the state-owned banking giant State Bank of India (SBI) cut saving bank interest rates. SBI restructured by 2.7% to Rs 307 on BSE after the bank introduced a two-tier saving bank interest rate[Read More…]

Modi, Netanyahu address joint press conference, sign 7 pacts

Modi, Netanyahu address joint press conference, sign 7 pacts

In his historic three-day visit to Israel, Prime Minister, Narendra Modi and his Israelian counterpart, Benjamin Netanyahu addressed a joint press conference and held discussions on an extensive menu of issues like space technology, agriculture and water conservation on Wednesday. Earlier, the leaders had also said that the two countries[Read More…]

'Good monsoon for central region, low in east, northeast and south'

India will see normal monsoon this year: IMD

Monsoon will be normal this year, predicted the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday. The development comes despite lingering likelihoods of the unruly El Nino weather pattern that led to consecutive drought in 2014 and 2015. “India is in for a normal monsoon which will be good for agriculture and[Read More…]

Maharashtra most farmer friendly state, says NITI Aayog Index

According to NITI Aayog index on reforms in the farm sector, Maharashtra topped as the most farmer friendly state in the country followed by Gujarat and Rajasthan. “The state of Maharashtra achieves first rank in implementation of various reforms. The state has implemented most of the marketing reforms and it[Read More…]

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