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FAO Food Price Index inched up in May for third consecutive month

FAO Food Price Index inched up in May for third consecutive month

The FAO Food Price Index, which tracks monthly changes in the international prices...

FAO Forecasts Decline in Global Maize and Wheat Outputs in 2024-25 season, Production of Rice to Increase

FAO Forecasts Decline in Global Maize and Wheat Outputs in 2024-25 season, Production of Rice to Increase

Among the major cereals, global maize and wheat outputs are forecast to decline....

Agriculture food system causes 31% emissions, it is necessary to reduce it for net zero target: World Bank report

Agriculture food system causes 31% emissions, it is necessary to reduce it for net zero target: World Bank report

The agri-food system has not yet been targeted for limiting greenhouse gas emissions,...

Fertilising Bilateral Relations between India and Morocco

Fertilising Bilateral Relations between India and Morocco

The current world scenario demands India to engage intensively in bilateral relations...

India gaining on foreign investments at China’s loss: UN DESA

India gaining on foreign investments at China’s loss: UN DESA

The 6.9 per cent economic growth projections for India in the mid-year update is...

Centre allows export of 14,000 tonnes of non-Basmati rice to Mauritius

Centre allows export of 14,000 tonnes of non-Basmati rice to Mauritius

The Central Government has approved the export of 14,000 tonnes of non-Basmati rice...

Sustainable food system requires innovation, investment and right policies: WRI

Sustainable food system requires innovation, investment and right policies: WRI

The World Resources Institute has said in a report that all countries need to take...

Global Report on Food Crises is a wake-up call

Global Report on Food Crises is a wake-up call

Global Report on Food Crises: Acute hunger remains persistently high in 59 countries...

Asia remains most disaster-prone region in the world in 2023: WMO

Asia remains most disaster-prone region in the world in 2023: WMO

The latest report by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) shows Asia as the...

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...

NFCSF Urges Government to Raise Minimum Selling Price of Sugar to Rs. 42 per kg

National Federation of Cooperative Sugar Factories (NFCSF) urged the Centre to increase the MSP of sugar at least to Rs 42 per kg.

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Wholesale inflation at 2.61 percent in may, highest in 15 month

The wholesale inflation has surged to a 15-month high of 2.61 percent in May 2024. Earlier it was 1.26 percent in April and 0.26 in...

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First Consignment of MD 2 Pineapples from India to UAE

In a significant move for the fresh fruit export sector, the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority...

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Centre has no proposal to alter wheat import duty, Keeping watch on prices

Amid rising wheat prices and the industry's demand for reducing import duty, the government has said that there is no plan to change...

National

May retail inflation at 4.75 percent, lowest in 12 month

In May, the retail inflation rate has fallen to a 12-month low of 4.75 percent. Earlier in April, the inflation rate was at 4.83 percent....

National

AVPL International and IIT Kanpur signed MoU for advanced technology drones

Homegrown drone major AVPL International has signed an MoU with the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IIT Kanpur)...

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