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Overcoming odds

Ritu Raj Konwar

DOWN ON WEATHER: A farmer getting ready to plough his paddy field in Sonapur on the outskirts of Guwahati in Assam. Lower coverage in the north-eastern parts due to dry weather is one of the main reasons for the Union Agriculture Ministry to peg the kharif rice output at 75.74 million tonnes against 78.04 million tonnes last year. The north-eastern parts of the country have received 24 per cent lower than normal rainfall this year.

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