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  • August 13, 2012, Monday

    Beating the monsoon

    Agricultural output may ebb this year owing to an inadequate and erratic monsoon, but that should not obscure the fact that ...

  • July 17, 2012, Tuesday

    Shreekant Sambrani: Wrong as rain

    What would happen to an organisation that failed to meet its mandate year after year? Any sensible promoter would put it on ...

  • July 14, 2012, Saturday

    T N Ninan: Raining problems

    The last thing the economy needs just now is a bad monsoon, but that is what we may get. More than a third of the rainy season is ...

  • May 14, 2012, Monday

    Sunita Narain: Why drought reigns eternal

    It’s drought time again. Nothing new in this announcement. Each year, first we have crippling droughts between December and ...

  • May 03, 2012, Thursday

    Possibility of a normal monsoon is less than half: Ashok Gulati

    Though the India Meteorological Department (IMD) forecast a normal southwest monsoon this year. Commission for Agriculture Costs ...

  • April 30, 2012, Monday

    Fearing El Nino

    After adverse predictions regarding this year’s monsoon by some global weather agencies, the forecast of normal rainfall by ...

  • April 27, 2012, Friday

    El Nino possibility can't be ruled out: D Sivananda Pai

    The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has come out with its first official forecast for the 2012 southwest monsoon.