Kharif sowing area jumps by 40%

Copious rains and well timed onset of monsoon have lifted the acreage

Sufficient rains throughout latest cyclone Nisarga and greater than ordinary monsoon exercise have aided farmers plant more oilseeds, pulses and coarse cereals crops, getting the whole spot beneath kharif sowing to 131 lakh hectares (lh) — which is practically forty for each cent more than the ninety four lh in the corresponding 7 days past 12 months, in accordance to facts launched from Agriculture Ministry on Friday.

Oilseeds, pulses gain

Farmers have planted oilseeds more than 14.three lh as towards just one.six lh in the exact period past 12 months. There is a sizeable increase in spot beneath both groundnut and soyabean crops. If groundnut planted spot was 10 lh this 7 days as compared to .six lh in the exact 7 days in 2019-20, the soyabean spot went up to three.five lh (.53 lh).

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IRCTC jumps 12.5% on strong Q3 nos; Co announces interim dividend of Rs 10

Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), the lately-outlined on-line ticketing, tourism and the catering arm of railways, jumped more than 12 for each cent on Thursday, a day just after the firm posted solid established of quantities for the quarter ended December 31, 2019.

At 09:28 am, the inventory was quoting around ten for each cent larger at Rs 1,559 apiece on the BSE. It strike a high of Rs 1,596.ninety five in the early trade in opposition to prior near of Rs 1,418.ninety five. In comparison, the S&P BSE Sensex was buying and selling .fourteen for each cent reduce at 41,508 stages.

For the quarter underneath evaluation, IRCTC posted a whopping 178 for each cent year-on-year (YoY) jump in its internet earnings at Rs 206 crore in opposition to Rs seventy four crore earnings in the corresponding quarter of the prior fiscal.

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