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2017 sustainable development goals index: India ranked 117 of 157 countries

2017 sustainable development goals index: India ranked 117 of 157 countries

India is ranked 116 out of 157 nations on a global index that assesses the performance of countries towards achieving the ambitious sustainable development goals (SDGs). The SDG I ...

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India. March heat may dampen govt’s hopes of record wheat crop

India. March heat may dampen govt’s hopes of record wheat crop

THE SUDDEN spike in temperatures since early last week is stoking concerns over the standing wheat crop, even as the Centre has projected a record production of 96.64 million tonn ...

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India becomes largest importer of Ukrainian wheat since early 2016/17 agri-year

India becomes largest importer of Ukrainian wheat since early 2016/17 agri-year

India since early 2016/17 agricultural year (July-June) heads the rating of Ukrainian wheat importers, importing around 1.5 million tonnes of grain. "From July to December India i ...

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India imports 17.2 lakh tonnes of wheat this year

India imports 17.2 lakh tonnes of wheat this year

Indian flour mills have imported 17.2 lakh tonnes of wheat from Ukraine, Australia and France so far this crop year to meet domestic shortages. Additional 6-7 lakh tonnes of wheat ...

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India turning to cheap French wheat, obstacles remain

India turning to cheap French wheat, obstacles remain

Private Indian millers are showing increasing interest in French wheat due to its competitiveness on world markets, with traders reporting recent sales of up to 150,000 tonnes, bu ...

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An ecosystem sprouts to take the chemicals out of Indian agriculture

An ecosystem sprouts to take the chemicals out of Indian agriculture

Agriculture in India is plagued by problems like ineffective water management and excessive use of inorganic material. Many startups have emerged in recent years to provide soluti ...

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Drought shrivels India’s crops

Drought shrivels India’s crops

India has just suffered back-to-back drought years for only the fourth time in over a century, summer crops are wilting and reservoir water levels are at their lowest in at least ...

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India, US working on compliance date in WTO poultry case

India, US working on compliance date in WTO poultry case

India and the US have begun deliberations to agree on a deadline, to comply with the WTO decision that faulted India’s ban of US poultry. If both the countries cannot come to an a ...

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Cocoa prices poised for new highs, amid industry shake-up

Cocoa prices poised for new highs, amid industry shake-up

Cocoa prices are set to rise further before October, as merchants in Ivory Coast, the top producer and exporter of the bean, move to corner more of the market, Ecobank said. The T ...

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India may not import more wheat due to high global prices

India may not import more wheat due to high global prices

India is unlikely to import more wheat in the coming weeks due to surge in global prices and concerns that the government may anytime slap 10 per cent duty on inbound shipments, t ...

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