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Farmer Barinder Mohan sets an example by not setting fire to crop residue

By not setting fire to the wheat straw and paddy stubble since last three year, Barinder Mohan, a progressive farmer of Fazilka district set an example for other farmers, that how we can save our environment and can able to increase yield and decrease input cost to produce crop. He is extremely satisfied with new technique with which he mixed crop residue to soil and earning considerable profit from his crops.

DC reiterates commitment for smooth and hassle free procurement of the paddy in the ongoing season

 Deputy Commissioner Jalandhar Varinder Kumar Sharma today said that the Punjab government led by Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh was committed for ensuring smooth and hassle free procurement of the paddy in the ongoing season to facilitate the farmers'.

Agriculture department sensitizes farmers and students against stubble burning

The Department of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare on Tuesday organized an awareness seminar in Government Senior Secondary School in Mand village and sensitized the peasants and students against the stubble burning.

More stubble burning recorded this year till Oct 21: PRSC

Ludhiana (Punjab) [India], Oct 22 (ANI): Expressing concern over the menace of increasing air pollution, Anid Sood, Head ACM division, Punjab Remote Sensing Centre (PRSC) on Tuesday said that more straw burning has been recorded this year.

Two persons injured in paddy stubble fire

Two persons were injured seriously on Monday evening when they caught fire from paddy stubble fields set on fire near Kot Badal Khan village.

BJP-led govt for rich, not concerned about poor, says Kapil Sibal

New Delhi [India], Oct 22 (ANI): Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Tuesday criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led central government and said that they are putting money in the pockets of rich people and not concerned about the poor.

Stop burning paddy stubble - 12 villages to be given balers to ensure zero burning of paddy stubble, DC

 Helping farmers of 12 villages ensure zero burning of paddy stubble, the district administration Mansa has rolled out project of providing balers to these villages for easily making paddy stubble bundles and selling the same to give farmers income from farm waste.

Stop paddy stubble burning: Mansa youth club helpsing farmers in managing paddy stubble without burning it

The activities being conducted in ongoing inter youth club competitions under My Village, My Pride are proving to be a boon for the paddy farmers whose paddy stubble is being managed without burning voluntarily by the club members.

Principal secretary Alok Shekhar reviews anti-stubble burning campaign in Jalandhar

Principal Secretary Alok Shekhar on Monday reviewed the activities carried out by the district administration under anti stubble burning campaign  and asked the officers to intensify the activities for ensuring clean environment by making the people aware about the ill effects of the paddy stubble burning in the villages.

Capt. Amarinder sanctions Rs.5 crore from relief fund to provide free wheat seed to flood hit farmers

Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday sanctioned Rs.5 crore to the Agriculture Department from the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund to provide 25,000 quintal of free Wheat seed to Punjab farmers affected by the recent floods. The seeds will help the farmers prepare for Rabi 2019-20.

Haryana polls: Dushyant Chautala arrives on tractor with family to cast vote

Sirsa (Haryana) [India], Oct 21 (ANI): Jannayak Janata Party (JJP) leader Dushyant Chautala and his family arrived on a tractor to cast their votes at a polling booth in Sirsa for the Haryana Assembly elections.

Battleground Maharashtra: BJP-Shiv Sena seeks second term, Congress-NCP hopes to make comeback
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Oct 21 (ANI): Fate of 3,237 candidates will be sealed in EVMs on Monday as voters in Maharashtra will exercise their electoral rights to elect state assembly representatives in 288 constituencies for the formation of next state government.
Whenever pollution levels shoots up, Kejriwal blames farmers: Manoj Tiwari

New Delhi [India], Oct 20 (ANI): Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari on Sunday took a jibe at Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for blaming farmers for the increase in the pollution levels.

Aggrieved farmers of flood affected villages in Jalandhar to get around 9000 quintals of HYV of wheat seeds free of cost

In a major initiative aimed at providing succor to the farmers of flood affected villages in the district, the Punjab government would distribute around 9000 quintals of high yielding varieties of wheat seeds to the food growers, free of cost. 

Punjab farmers deny getting help from govt, continue to burn stubble

Amritsar (Punjab) [India], Oct 20 (ANI): Despite efforts by Amarinder Singh led Punjab government, farmers in the state continue to defy the ban on residue crop burning by setting ablaze their agricultural land.

Arvind Kejriwal responsible for deteriorating air quality in Delhi: BJP's Vijay Goel

New Delhi [India], Oct 20 (ANI): BJP Rajya Sabha MP Vijay Goel on Sunday targeted Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over the rising menace of air pollution in the national capital.

Punjab: Govt expecting around 165 lakh metric tonne produce as paddy procurement starts

Ludhiana (Punjab) [India], Oct 20 (ANI): As procurement of paddy crop starts at the Mandis (grain market) in Punjab, the state government is expecting around 165 lakh metric tonne produce, which is less than that of last year.

Awareness vans of Agriculture department proves boon for the farmers of the district

The awareness vans started by Agriculture department to sensitize the farmers against paddy straw burning were proving to be a boon for the farmers to make them aware of the hazardous effects of this practice. 

Haryana Polls: Sunny Deol campaigns for state minister Om Parkash Dhankar in Jhajjar

Jhajjar (Haryana) [India], Oct 19 (ANI): Actor and BJP MP from Gurdaspur, Sunny Deol on Saturday campaigned for Om Parkash Dhankar, BJP's candidate from the Badli assembly constituency in the state.

Andhra Pradesh: Left parties hold protests against Central government
Krishna (Andhra Pradesh) [India], Oct 19 (ANI): Left parties on Friday held a roadblock protest against the BJP-led central government.
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