November 16, 2021 5:58 am
This is the state’s second highest procurement overall after one of the highest per-hectare yield ever, according to the Punjab Agriculture Department’s Crop Cutting Experiments (CCEs) across 23 districts of the state.
November 08, 2021 3:25 am
Untimely rains coupled with hail storms again in the middle of harvesting stage on October 23-24 spoiled the crop and now the remaining crop cutting experiments will show whether the yield remains same or decreases.
August 31, 2021 7:32 am
The Medarahalli main road has been in a dilapidated condition after various civic agencies dug it up one after the other without any coordination.
August 04, 2021 7:40 am
In the past three years, 204 deaths have been reported in the state due to to man-elephant conflict. The elephant count in the state is estimated at 290.
July 01, 2021 5:50 am
Power demand crossed 14,000 MW -- an all-time high -- on Wednesday while while only 1,290.35 MW were available.
June 18, 2021 5:37 am
Rate fixation of paddy transplantation has cropped up as an issue in many villages of Punjab, which are witnessing easy availability of migrant labour.
June 11, 2021 10:05 am
Labour charges for paddy transplantation are between Rs 2,700 to 4,000 per acre this year against Rs 4,000 to Rs 6,000 per acre last year.
June 10, 2021 11:12 am
The MSP increase ahead of the kharif season was approved by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
May 15, 2021 12:07 am
Punjab farmers had planted paddy using the DSR technique, instead of traditional transplanting, in the kharif season last year too in around 5 lakh hectares of land.
October 15, 2020 11:44 am
In Gurdaspur and Batala mandis, several farmers say they have been forced to sell their recommended varieties at a price lower than the MSP due to arhtiyas and government agencies dubbing them as hybrid.