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International
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...

International
Drought related impacts reach 'unprecedented emergency': UN report

Drought related impacts reach 'unprecedented emergency': UN report

At least 23 countries, including India, declared drought emergencies at a national...

International
World leaders for immediate action to unlock more and better financing for developing countries

World leaders for immediate action to unlock more and better financing for developing countries

The SDGs aren’t just a list of goals. They carry the hopes, dreams, rights and expectations...

International
UN report focuses on food security, nutrition in Europe, Central Asia

UN report focuses on food security, nutrition in Europe, Central Asia

the report offers fresh data and analysis of regional trends and progress made towards...

International
World economy battered in 2022; India’s GDP growth rate to moderate to 5.8 pc in 2023: UN report

World economy battered in 2022; India’s GDP growth rate to moderate to 5.8 pc in 2023: UN report

A series of severe and mutually reinforcing shocks — the Covid-19 pandemic, the...

Opinion
Of Rs 7.50 lakh crore capex, share of agriculture below Rs 140 crore; sector crying for investment in Budget

Of Rs 7.50 lakh crore capex, share of agriculture below Rs 140 crore; sector crying for investment in Budget

Boosting consumption by giving money to the hands of consumers and production by...

Opinion
Food subsidy critical for achieving SDGs

Food subsidy critical for achieving SDGs

The decision to merge PMGKAY, which started 28 months back owing to Covid-19, with...

International
Amid escalating pension, medicare costs, UN report seeks support to ageing world

Amid escalating pension, medicare costs, UN report seeks support to ageing world

The number of people aged 65 years or older worldwide is projected to more than...

Latest News
India’s GDP growth estimate in 2022-23 to slip to 7pc, agri sector to see marginal rise

India’s GDP growth estimate in 2022-23 to slip to 7pc, agri sector to see marginal rise

But, for most farmers, relevant growth rates of aggregate output are not the same...

Opinion
G-20: Priorities for India in agriculture

G-20: Priorities for India in agriculture

The G-20 must keep in focus countries having large shares of the population dependent...

National
Increasing productivity, doubling farmers’ income twin challenges: Dr RS Paroda, Former DG, ICAR

Increasing productivity, doubling farmers’ income twin challenges: Dr RS Paroda, Former DG, ICAR

Bold policy decisions to do business differently are needed to support new science...

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Climate concerns impact crops in India: CRISIL

Climate concerns impact crops in India: CRISIL

Pre-monsoon heatwaves, patchy progress of rainfall during the monsoon, and excess...

Latest News
International Year of Millets: Pre-launch event

International Year of Millets: Pre-launch event

The Government of India has kickstarted the pre-launch celebration in a big way...

International
UN Secretary-General welcomes the decision to establish a loss and damage fund

UN Secretary-General welcomes the decision to establish a loss and damage fund

At the conclusion of the COP27 or the annual Conference of Parties to the UN Framework...

International
More than 130 ships loaded with Ukrainian wheat stuck in Black Sea; negotiations on with Russia for exports

More than 130 ships loaded with Ukrainian wheat stuck in Black Sea; negotiations on with Russia for exports

The UN and Turkey are holding talks with Russia for Ukrainian grain exports. The...