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Food grains

RTI reveals that Modi govt spent ₹15.6 lakh crores on subsidies for food grains since 2018, highest during Covid

The food grains were procured through the Food Corporation of India (FCI) and 15 other State governments.

Over 830 lakh tonnes of paddy procured at MSP, 1.22 crore farmers benefitted: Food Ministry

Payments worth Rs 171,000 crore have so far been transferred directly into the accounts of the farmers.

Union Cabinet approves ₹1 lakh crore for “world’s largest grain storage plan in cooperative sector” to create decentralised storage capacity

Union Cabinet approved a Rs 1 lakh crore plan for “World’s Largest Grain Storage Plan in Cooperative Sector” by the convergence of various schemes

Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee clears field trials of first genetically modified food crop, indigenously developed GM mustard

Union Environment Ministry's Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) approves genetically modified mustard

Russia and Ukraine sign deals with Turkey and UN to reopen Black Sea ports to resume export of food grains

Russia and Ukraine signed separate but identical deals with Turkey and UN that will allow them to export food grain

In dire need of wheat, Egypt seeks $500 million from World Bank for its food program, to buy 5 lakh tonnes from India

Egypt, the largest importer of Wheat globally, imports over 62% of its total annual wheat needs.

Central govt relaxes export ban order on wheat: Registered consignments up to May 13 can be shipped, Egypt to get 61,500 MT Indian wheat

On May 17, Tuesday, the central government announced relaxations to its previous order restricting wheat exports.

Media spreads canards as India bans wheat exports: Here are the reasons and how China hoards wheat to manipulate global prices

One of the reasons of banning wheat export is to prevent China from buying and hoarding Indian wheat to manipulate the price

IMF paper hails Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana, says Aadhar-based distribution saved people from sliding into extreme poverty

The IMF paper titled ‘Pandemic, Poverty and Inequality: Evidence from India’, said the extreme poverty in the country stayed at less than 1% despite the pandemic.

The siege of Leningrad: When Russian scientists starved themselves to death to preserve the future of the world, in a seed bank

Nine botanists from the Vavilov Institute of Plant Industry, the world's largest seed bank at that time, had starved themselves to death while trying to preserve their collection from Nazi forces that surrounded Leningrad.

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