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A Rs.300 crore ‘Thank You’ from Hooda! (Haryana Newsletter)


December 18th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 18 (IANS) It could easily qualify as the biggest 'thank you' ever made. Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda did that last week when he doled out a ... Read more...

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Himachal ‘anardana’ business turns juicy


October 3rd, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 3 (IANS) The wholesale grain market in this Himachal Pradesh capital these days is flooded with 'anardana' or seeds of wild pomegranate, a fruit that grows in mid-hills ... Read more...

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Bhajan Lal to be cremated at Adampur


June 4th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Hisar (Haryana), June 4 (IANS) Former Haryana chief minister and political stalwart Bhajan Lal, who died in this Haryana town Friday, will be cremated at Adampur town near here Saturday ... Read more...

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Haryana ex-legislator surrenders after 3-week stand-off


May 27th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), May 27 (IANS) After daring Haryana's law-enforcing agencies for nearly three weeks, a former legislator, accused of murder and rioting, finally surrendered before senior police officials here Friday ... Read more...

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Punjab, Haryana head for bumper wheat crop


May 11th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 11 (IANS) Despite slow and delayed arrivals for most part of April, food grain states Punjab and Haryana are heading for a bumper wheat crop this season, officials ... Read more...

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Fire in wholesale grain market, no casualties


March 1st, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 1 (IANS) Goods worth around Rs.50 lakh were gutted when a fire broke out in a wholesale grain market governed by the State Agriculture Produce and Marketing Board in Uttar ... Read more...

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Mathura market fire destroys goods worth Rs.50 lakh


February 11th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mathura (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 11 (IANS) Goods worth Rs.50 lakh were destroyed after a broke out at a wholesale grain market here Friday, police said.The fire engulfed around 30 establishments of the ... Read more...

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IT raids in Punjab to check onion hoarding


January 7th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 7 (IANS) As onion prices soared and the supply of the bulb in the market dwindled, Income Tax (IT) authorities conducted raids at warehouses of many traders in this union ... Read more...

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Haryana paddy arrival in markets exceeds 3.83 mn tonnes


November 29th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 29 (IANS) The six government procuring agencies have so far purchased over 2.46 million (24.26 lakh) tonnes of paddy in Haryana, out of the total paddy arrival of over 3.83 ... Read more...

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Badal government has failed to lift paddy: Amarinder


November 5th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 5 (IANS) Punjab Congress president and former chief minister Amarinder Singh Friday blamed Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal's government in the state for the suffering of farmers whose paddy ... Read more...

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Rain adds to misery of paddy farmers in Punjab


October 23rd, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, Oct 23 (IANS) Friday's rain has added to the woes of Punjab farmers, who have been desperately waiting for the procurement of their paddy crop which is lying in ... Read more...

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Over 870 kg polythene seized


May 8th, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 8 (IANS) Coming down hard on the rampant use of polythene, authorities raided a grain market here and seized a whopping 870 kg of plastic, an official said Saturday. "Over 870 ... Read more...

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Labour shortage affects grain markets in Punjab


April 23rd, 2010 - 9:14 pm ICT by ANI
Ludhiana (Punjab), Apr 23 (ANI): Low inflow of labour from Bihar coupled with bumper wheat crop due to early ripening has created chaos in Punjab's grain markets that are already filled with ... Read more...

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Over 22.25 lakh tonnes of wheat arrives in Haryana grain markets


April 12th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 12 (IANS) Over 22.25 lakh tonnes of wheat has arrived in grain markets across Haryana with more than two lakh tonnes coming in on Sunday alone, officials said here ... Read more...

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Mango flowers bedeck Chandigarh roads (With Image)


April 9th, 2010 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, April 9 (IANS) Dense panicles of yellow-reddish flowers adorn scores of mango trees on both sides of the road. They form a canopy, shading you from the scorching sun. ... Read more...

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Fire guts Punjab pesticides godown


March 23rd, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bathinda (Punjab), March 23 (IANS) A raging fire destroyed pesticides worth lakhs of Rupees in a godown in a grain market in this Punjab town Tuesday, officials said. "Pesticides were kept inside the ... Read more...

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Jailed Chandigarh councillor faces cheating charge


January 6th, 2010 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 5 (IANS) Jailed Chandigarh Municipal Corporation councillor Devinder Singh Babla of the Congress faced further trouble as police Tuesday slapped fresh charges of cheating, criminal conspiracy and forging documents. ... Read more...

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Fugitive Congress councillor surrenders before police


December 29th, 2009 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 28 (IANS) After playing hide and seek with Chandigarh police for over four months, Congress councillor Devinder Singh Babla finally surrendered before the police late Monday evening. Babla, Congress councillor in ... Read more...

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Amid drought talk, Punjab targeting record paddy procurement


September 22nd, 2009 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 22 (IANS) Amid all the talk of drought-like conditions in many parts of the country this year, Punjab is targeting a record paddy procurement this season. The state government would procure ... Read more...

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Police ask Chandigarh mayor to look for absconding councillor


September 18th, 2009 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 18 (IANS) A letter from the Chandigarh police to the city mayor asking her to make absconding Congress councillor Davinder Singh Babla available for investigation in a case has ... Read more...

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Sukhbir Badal files nomination for Punjab assembly seat


July 13th, 2009 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Jalalabad (Punjab), July 13 (IANS) Punjab's former deputy chief minister and Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal Monday filed his nomination papers as the party candidate from the Jalalabad assembly seat in ... Read more...

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Chandigarh starts condom promotion month


June 2nd, 2009 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, June 2 (IANS) First there was a condom bar in the city to increase awareness about safe sex. Then, condom depots in slums. Now, the authorities have started a ... Read more...

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Checkpoints lifted at Chandigarh grain market


January 9th, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 9 (IANS) Following widespread protests by the trader community for the last one week, barricades and police checkpoints put up at the entry points of the vegetables and grain market ... Read more...

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Truckers’ strike: Commodity shortage in Chandigarh


January 6th, 2009 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 6 (IANS) The truck operators' nationwide strike entered its second day Tuesday, leading to an anticipated shortage of vegetables and other essential commodities here and the neighbouring towns of Mohali ... Read more...

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Chandigarh traders threaten strike over checkpoints


January 5th, 2009 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 5 (IANS) Local traders Monday threatened to go on an indefinite strike from Wednesday if barricades and checkpoints put up at entry points of the vegetables and grain market here ... Read more...

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Trader abducted in Delhi grain market


October 18th, 2008 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Three men allegedly kidnapped a trader from outside the Narela grain market in outer Delhi Saturday, police said. The incident took place at around 8.30 a.m.Surender ... Read more...

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Paddy procurement starts in Punjab


September 29th, 2008 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 29 (IANS) Procurement of paddy started Monday in 1,622 procurement centres set up across Punjab.The procurement will be done by five agencies of the Punjab government and the central government's ... Read more...

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INLD women activists protest water scarcity in Haryana


July 22nd, 2008 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Sirsa (Haryana), July 21 (IANS) Thousands of women activists of the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) here staged a unique march, with empty earthen pitchers in hands, to protest the scarcity of ... Read more...

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Cops extort money on highway, arrested


July 9th, 2008 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 9 (IANS) Three cops, posted with the Crime Branch of Lucknow police, were arrested late Tuesday night after the public caught them extorting money on the Delhi-Lucknow highway, police said. ... Read more...

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Bhajan Lal fights a battle with back to the wall


May 19th, 2008 - 3:13 pm ICT by admin
By Jaideep Sarin Adampur (Haryana), May 19 (IANS) At age 77 years and with a poor health record in recent months, former Haryana chief minister Bhajan Lal is perhaps fighting his last political ... Read more...

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RBI seeks farm sector credit information from banks


April 29th, 2008 - 8:46 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, April 29 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has sought credit information from banks on their lending in the agriculture sector, expressing concern over the the diversion of funds for ... Read more...

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Wheat glut in Punjab grain markets


April 23rd, 2008 - 11:02 am ICT by admin
By Jaideep Sarin Khanna (Punjab), April 23 (IANS) Grain markets across Punjab are facing a problem of plenty as a near bumper crop has taken wheat arrivals to a new high. With the ... Read more...

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Wheat procurement in full swing in Punjab, Haryana


April 19th, 2008 - 5:24 pm ICT by admin
Chandigarh, April 19 (IANS) Procurement of wheat by government agencies is in full swing with farmers bringing in their produce to major grain markets in Punjab and Haryana. In Punjab, the six ... Read more...

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Start eating potato with rice: Bangladesh Army chief


April 3rd, 2008 - 1:54 pm ICT by admin
Dhaka, April 3 (IANS) Bangladesh Army chief, General Moin U. Ahmed, has advised his countrymen to "make a habit" of eating potato with rice to fight food shortage, media reports said Thursday. ... Read more...

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