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Bold steps needed to jack up SDG funding, reform global financial system: UN Report

Bold steps needed to jack up SDG funding, reform global financial system: UN Report

The 'Financing for Sustainable Development Report, 2024,’ says the global community...

Fifth consecutive time: India invokes peace clause for rice in WTO

Fifth consecutive time: India invokes peace clause for rice in WTO

India has once again invoked the Peace Clause of the World Trade Organization (WTO)...

FAO Food Price Index rises in March, the first in seven months

FAO Food Price Index rises in March, the first in seven months

After seven months of decline, FAO Food Price Index ticks up in March, mostly driven...

With 783 million people going hungry, a fifth of all food goes to waste: UN Report

With 783 million people going hungry, a fifth of all food goes to waste: UN Report

The UN Environment Programme's Food Waste Index Report 2024 highlights that the...

New La Trobe University VC strengthens ties during India visit

New La Trobe University VC strengthens ties during India visit

Professor Theo Farrell, who began as Vice-Chancellor in February this year, has...

Climate change indicators hit record levels in 2023: Global Climate Report

Climate change indicators hit record levels in 2023: Global Climate Report

The WMO report confirmed that 2023 was the warmest year on record, with the global...

Watershed moment as India inks pact with European Free Trade Association

Watershed moment as India inks pact with European Free Trade Association

India signed the Trade and Economic Partnership Agreement (TEPA) with the European...

FAO Food Price Index declines further in February but sugar prices go up

FAO Food Price Index declines further in February but sugar prices go up

The benchmark for world food commodity prices declined for the seventh consecutive...

Nod to export 50,000 tonnes onion to  Bangladesh, 30,000 tonnes of non-basmati white rice to Tanzania

Nod to export 50,000 tonnes onion to Bangladesh, 30,000 tonnes of non-basmati white rice to Tanzania

Amidst the ongoing restrictions on export of onion and non-Basmati rice, the Central...

Why peasant movements in Europe, what are the similarities with India?

Why peasant movements in Europe, what are the similarities with India?

Falling prices of farm produce, rising costs of inputs, heavy-handed regulation,...

UN-ESCAP report:  India does well on 85 indicators of SDG target

UN-ESCAP report: India does well on 85 indicators of SDG target

India’s performance on 85 of Sustainable Development Goal parameters has improved,...

FAO projects record 2023-24 cereal output at 2.836 bn ton

FAO projects record 2023-24 cereal output at 2.836 bn ton

Global coarse grains and overall cereal production in 2023-24 are projected to reach...

UNCTAD sounds alarm over unprecedented disruptions to Global Trade

UNCTAD sounds alarm over unprecedented disruptions to Global Trade

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has sounded the alarm...

Making aviation fuel from corn ethanol is not beneficial, will lead to more carbon emissions

Making aviation fuel from corn ethanol is not beneficial, will lead to more carbon emissions

The US aviation industry has set a target of net zero carbon emissions through sustainable...

India's coffee exports drop by 5.4pc to 3.77 LT in 2023

India's coffee exports drop by 5.4pc to 3.77 LT in 2023

Export of coffee from India dropped by 5.4 per cent to 3.77 lakh tonne in 2023 due...

Fertilizer prices may rise due to Houthi attacks, DAP reaches $630 a ton

Fertilizer prices may rise due to Houthi attacks, DAP reaches $630 a ton

The movement of ships is being affected due to attacks by Houthi rebels in the Red...

Food prices bring down retail inflation to 5-month low of 4.85pc in Mar

Cooling food prices led to a fall in retail inflation, which dropped to a five-month low of 4.85 per cent in March.

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POLL-SNIPPETS: Conspiracy being hatched to impose President's rule in Delhi: Atishi

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POLL-SNIPPETS: Tea industry holds key in North Bengal polls

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Centre asks states to monitor imported yellow peas, other pulses stocks

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Sugarcane crisis forces UP sugar mills to close prematurely, price given above Rs 400

In the last days of the crushing season, there is competition among sugar mills to buy sugarcane, due to which the price of sugarcane...

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