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CM to announce decision on further extension or lifting of lockdown in Punjab on May 30

The Punjab Government will decide on the future course of action with respect to the lockdown in the state on May 30.


DC felicitates 160 GoGs for their stellar role during wheat procurement operations in grain markets

Deputy Commissioner Varinder Kumar Sharma today felicitated 160 Guardians of Governance (GoGs) for performing their duty diligently during entire wheat procurement operations in the grain markets and purchase centres of the district.

Cheap tactics won't help Akalis regain lost political ground, Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa

 "It has become a habit though a nasty one with the akalis to level allegations of absolutely baseless nature every now and then at me, but they should base their stance on facts and not information of false and misleading nature."

Litchi Research Centre in Bihar devises method for higher productivity
Muzaffarpur (Bihar) [India], May 27 (ANI): In a bid to counter the uncertainty in Litchi production, the Litchi Research Centre in Muzaffarpur has come up with a new innovation to help farmers.
Zero tolerance for private sale of PR 128-129 variety of paddy

Deputy Commissioner M. K. Aravind Kumar today said that the district administration has adopted zero tolerance for the private sale of PR 128 and 129 varieties of paddy seeds across the district.

Punjab Cabinet gives in-principle approval to slew of reforms for availing additional GSPD borrowing

With the state staring at 30% shortfall in revenue receipts in FY 2020-21, the Council of Ministers on Wednesday gave in-principle approval to a slew of reforms to make Punjab eligible to avail additional borrowing of 1.5% of Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP) amid COVID-19, as mandated by the Government of India.

Flyover, underpass to be inaugurated tomorrow in Hyderabad: KTR
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], May 27 (ANI): Telangana Minister KT Rama Rao on Wednesday informed that a flyover and a vehicle underpass (VUP) constructed under the Strategic Road Development Program (SRDP) will be inaugurated here tomorrow.
Some districts of Haryana brace for locust swarm attack
Chandigarh (Haryana) [India], May 27 (ANI): Some districts of Haryana including Sirsa, Hisar, Bhiwani, Charkhi Dadri and Rewari are bracing for an invasion by locust swarms.
Farmers face financial burden as onion prices slump in Rajasthan's Jodhpur
Jodhpur (Rajasthan) [India], May 27 (ANI): Putting a back-breaking financial burden on the farmers in Rajasthan's Jodhpur, the prices of onion have slumped due to low demand and reduced transportation amid the ongoing coronavirus crisis.
Govt's priority is to drive away locusts, not loser: Naqvi takes dig at Congress

New Delhi [India], May 27 (ANI): Taking a dig at Congress for playing politics over the current COVID-19 situation in the country, Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Wednesday stated that the government's priority is to "drive away locusts, not a loser".

New guidelines issued for operation of fruit and vegetable market in Indore
Indore (Madhya Pradesh) [India], May 27 (ANI): As per new guidelines of the district administration, only licensed vegetable traders can operate from the Devi Ahilyabai Holkar fruit and vegetable market in Indore. The market's operational timings have also been curtailed to 8 AM to 5 PM.
Farmers in MP's Jabalpur arrange water tankers, chemicals against locust attack
Jabalpur (Madhya Pradesh) [India], May 27 (ANI): Farmers in Madhya Pradesh's Jabalpur have arranged water tankers and chemicals for spraying in a bid to drive away locusts from attacking their farms.
Unable to sell onions at fair prices, Nashik farmer says 'we'll die of hunger'
Nashik (Maharashtra) [India], May 27 (ANI): Farmers in Nashik have said that they are facing losses as they are unable to sell onions at fair prices.
Farmers stage protest in Andhra's Guntur
Guntur (Andhra Pradesh) [India], May 27 (ANI): Farmers of Guntur's Reddygudem village on Tuesday staged a protest at a private cold storage that created a tense situation in the area for some time.
Covid-19: Tourism industry in Gilgit-Baltistan bearing brunt of lockdown; government remains apathetic
Gilgit [PoK], May 26 (ANI):The tourism industry of Gilgit Baltistan is bearing the brunt of the lockdown imposed in the wake of the rapid spread of the Coronavirus pandemic.
Encouraging response to crop diversification programme by Punjab farmers

The Crop Diversification Programme initiated by the Punjab Agriculture Department has received a massive response from farmers with the state nearly accomplishing its goal to bring an area of 12.5 lakh acres under cotton cultivation, which was 9.7 lakh acres last year. Diversification of the cropping pattern away from paddy helps to save the precious natural resources of the state i.e. water, helps improve soil fertility, avoid winter stubble burning and thus preserve and improve the environment in a very substantial way.

Punjab nearly accomplishes target to bring 12.5 Lakh acres under cotton cultivation
Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], May 26 (ANI): The Crop Diversification Programme initiated by the Punjab Agriculture Department has received a massive response from farmers with the state nearly accomplishing its goal to bring an area of 12.5 lakh acres under cotton cultivation.
Need for innovative technology in agriculture - Dr Shivendra Bajaj, FSII

New Delhi [India], May 26 (ANI/NewsVoir): The importance of agriculture to India needs no mention. Although not the number one revenue generator for the country but more people in India depend on agriculture than any other sectors.

Rahul Gandhi making false claims, trying to politicise lockdown: Prakash Javadekar

New Delhi [India], May 26 (ANI): Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday slammed Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for making "false claims" and accused the party of trying to politicise the coronavirus-induced lockdown.

Prakash Javadekar attacks Rahul Gandhi for calling lockdown a failed attempt
New Delhi [India], May 26 (ANI): Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday launched a scathing attack on Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for calling lockdown a failed attempt to stem COVID-19 spread.