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Rains arrive in Kerala in time. A good sign of things to come ?

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Asked by kishore malhotra, 01 Jun '10 10:30 am
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Yes. At least some GOOD NEWS after so many bad.
Answered by Dinesh Manaktala, 01 Jun '10 10:30 am

 
  
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Mondays arrival of Indias annual monsoon rains to coastal Kerala couldnt have been better timed.
Earlier Monday, India reported its economy expanded 8.6% in the January to March quarter a brisk pace no doubt but it was still dragged down by a feeble 0.7% growth in farm output. European Pressphoto Agency
Agriculture, which accounts for about 16% of Indias gross domestic product, limped through the past year as the worst drought in 37 years shriveled summer sown crops. (Indias financial year starts April 1)

Farm output had actually shrunk 0.2% in the October to December quarter when the overall economy grew 6.5%.Theres a reason to cheer this year as rains have already arrived, said Manoranjan Sharma, chief economist at Canara Bank. Monsoon rains usually arrive June 1 over Kerala and gradually cover the entire country by mid-July. The country gets most of its rain during the monsoon season and more than 60% of its farmland is rain-fed.With every one percent growth in farm output, ov ...more
Answered by venkatesaldevarajan, 01 Jun '10 10:40 am

 
  
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Yes-timely rains leads to good food grain production
Answered by Pardeep kapoor, 01 Jun '10 10:35 am

 
  
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I hail the news.
Answered by dare devil, 01 Jun '10 10:33 am

 
  
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Bechara dil keya karey,
sawan jakey bhadon jaley.
Answered by virender vasudeva, 01 Jun '10 10:30 am

 
  
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Good sign if it rains adequately in time.
Answered by Ghostsingh II, 01 Jun '10 02:38 pm

 
  
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