New Delhi: Kharif crops have been sown on a total area of 1,031.37 lakh hectares as of October 1, official data showed on Thursday.
The sowing of monsoon crops was in an area of 1,017.86 lakh hectares during the corresponding time of last year.
Rice, a widely eaten food in the country, was transplanted on 375.93 lakh hectares, pulses on 114.58 lakh hectare and coarse cereals on 183.16 lakh hectares, according to the data released by the Union agriculture ministry.
Oil seeds were planted on 184.64 lakh hectares, sugarcane on 48.84 lakh hectares and cotton on 116.41 lakh hectares.
Chinese smartphone company Lenovo-Motorola on Monday launched its first Android One device “Motorola One Power” in India for Rs 15,999.
Android One means the device will have the latest Android version and regular security updates. The device with Android Oreo 8.1 OS comes with 6.2 inch 19:9 Max Vision Full HD+ display.
The device will be available from October 5 on Flipkart.
“The Indian market will be a key focus for us in our value portfolio (Rs 10,000-Rs 20,000),” Prashanth Mani, Managing Director, Motorola Mobility India, told reporters here.
“With this device, stay powered longer with up to two days of battery life so you can watch your favourite movie while travelling and get up to six hours of battery life in just 15 minutes with the included ‘TurboPower’ charge,” the company added.
There’s a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 1.8GHz octa-core processor coupled with 4GB RAM and 64GB built-in storage that can be expanded up to 256GB.
The smartphone has 16MP+5MP dual rear camera system along with a 12MP front camera.