Union Minister for Consumer Affairs & Food and Public Distribution Piyush Goyal also said severe heat waves have led to an early harvest and the loss of production.
Senior Colonel Shi Yi said the operation was also arranged in response to the US sending "wrong signals" about the Taiwan question.
A spokesman said the routine patrol was conducted "to test and improve the collaboration ability of the two air forces and promote strategic mutual trust and pragmatic…
The world's largest sugar producer and number two exporter after Brazil said shipments would be limited to 10 million tonnes for the current marketing year to September.
The Quad is partly aimed at restraining China, which has been making aggressive maritime advances in the East and South China seas.
The presidential office strongly condemned North Korea’s missile launch, calling it ‘grave provocation’.
The US and Japanese governments are focusing their efforts on countering China’s growing influence in the Indo-Pacific region.
The local administration in various cities have put in place measures to prevent the movement of long march participants.
The bill also prohibits the distribution of articles or other materials from media that have been “unfriendly” to Russian media and needs to undergo two more readings to…
However, a Defense Ministry spokesperson said South Korea’s stance is that the provision of lethal weapons to Ukraine requires careful considerations.