Cabinet approves extension of jute packaging norms for foodgrains and sugar

The Cabinet has approved extension of norms for mandatory packaging of foodgrains and sugar in jute material for the Jute Year 2019-20. The decision taken by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, mandates that 100 per cent of the foodgrains and 20 per cent of sugar will be mandatorily […]

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Active monsoon to trigger heavy rains in Mumbai, Konkan, South Gujarat, Assam and Meghalaya

After making onset over Mumbai and South Gujarat, monsoon continues to be active over Konkan & Goa and parts of Northeast India. Parts of both the regions have recorded heavy to extremely heavy rains. “In fact, with an active off-shore trough along the West Coast and a cyclonic circulation over east-central Arabian Sea off Maharashtra […]

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