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Patiala selected as a model district to end burning of paddy, wheat stubble

Chandigarh:In an effort to end the practice of burning paddy and wheat stubble in Punjab, Union Agriculture Ministry has selected Patiala as a model district

HC asks Punjab to stop paddy straw burning from this year

New Delhi: Air quality of Delhi and nearby states is deteriorating day by day and has attained alarming proportions, the Delhi High Court on Thursday said

Youth Cong dumps paddy in Gidderbaha SDM office

Bathinda: Indian Youth Congress (IYC) on Tuesday dumped some quantity of paddy in the office of Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM) Gidderbaha to lodge protest

Paddy stubble burning continues despite ban

PATIALA: The burning of the paddy straw stubble despite the ban enforced by the state government and plumes of smoke coming most of the fields and thus smoke

Punjab government committed for hassle-free procurement of paddy

Jalandhar:Aimed at hassle free procurement of paddy, district observer, Secretary Water Supply and Sanitation department A K Sinha on Saturday said that the

Over 2.59 lakh tonne paddy arrives in Patiala

  Patiala: Over 2.59 lakh tonnes of Paddy has arrived in the mandi’s of Patiala District till Thursday, stated Deputy Commissioner, Ramveer Singh. Singh

1,675 MT paddy procured in Fatehgarh Sahib dist

Fatehgarh Sahib: Central procurement agency Food Corporation of India(FCI) have procured 1,675 MT paddy in district Fatehgarh Sahib so far. Paddy procurement

UT Mandi Board inaugurates paddy sale at new grain market

Chandigarh: The UT State Agricultural Marketing Board inaugurated the auction of Paddy held at Sector 39 based new grain market on Saturday. The inauguration

Paddy MSP hiked by Rs 60 per quintal

New Delhi: The government on Wednesday raised the Minimum Support Price (MSP) for paddy by Rs 60 per quintal, officials sources said. This takes the price for

Farmers continue to burn wheat and paddy stubble

Nawanshahr: The state farmers continue to burn wheat and paddy stubble despite appeals and even threats of the government to not to do it. Reason: Absence of