April 04, 2019 12:50 am
At an average minimum support price (MSP) of Rs 1,800 per quintal — Rs 1,770 for paddy and Rs 1,840 for wheat — his 2.5 per cent commission on grain sold to government agencies works out to Rs 18 lakh.
March 14, 2014 11:01 pm
Dr Dhillon impressed upon the farmers not to increase area under basmati.
September 04, 2012 2:04 am
Punjabs 8 lakh submersible pumps are drawing from a water table that is already depleting
August 05, 2012 4:47 am
A rain-deficient and delayed monsoon coupled with one of the worst power crisis ever have led to a curtailed banana cultivation in Punjab this year with the area under the crop decreasing by by 100 acres from the 425 acres last year.
July 05, 2012 1:05 am
Basmati to be sown in over one-fourth of paddy fields,farmers not keen on direct seeding