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Haryana farmers get Rs.10,697 crore for procured wheat


May 13th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 13 (IANS) Having achieved the highest wheat production in the state since 1966, Haryana farmers are richer by Rs.10,697 crore - the procurement price paid to them for ... Read more...

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Haryana breaks all previous wheat procurement records


May 11th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 11 (IANS) Breaking all previous records of wheat procurement, Haryana has procured about 82.26 lakh tonnes of wheat this season, officials of the state Food and Supplies department ... Read more...

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Punjab wheat procurement crosses 100 lakh tonnes


May 4th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 4 (IANS) Wheat procurement in Punjab has crossed the 100 lakh tonnes mark during the current season, state food and supplies officials said here Friday.An official spokesman of ... Read more...

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Punjab, Haryana procure over 150 lakh tonnes wheat


May 1st, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 1 (IANS) With the procurement season in full swing, government agencies in Punjab and Haryana have procured over 150 lakh tonnes of wheat, food and supplies officials said ... Read more...

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Nearly 58 lakh tonnes wheat arrives in Haryana grain markets


April 27th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 27 (IANS) Grain markets in Haryana have received nearly 58 lakh tonnes of wheat in the first 26 days of the current procurement season, a minister said here ... Read more...

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‘Allow wheat exports to Pakistan, CIS countries’


April 24th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 24 (IANS) Punjab Tuesday asked the central government to allow the export of wheat to Pakistan and CIS countries through the Attari checkpost as the state's produce may ... Read more...

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Paddy procurement in Haryana at all-time high


December 29th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 29 (IANS) The gvernment's agencies have made an all-time high procurement of 29.23 lakh tonnes of paddy this season, a Haryana minister said Thursday."The six government procuring ... Read more...

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More paddy produced in Haryana this year


December 5th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 5 (IANS) The arrival of paddy in the procurement season in Haryana has been higher this year so far compared to last year, officials said here Monday."Over 44.85 ... Read more...

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Punjab, Haryana procure over 150 lakh tonnes of paddy


November 11th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 11 (IANS) Reaching another milestone in the procurement season this year, foodgrain producing states Punjab and Haryana have procured over 150 lakh tonnes of paddy, an official said ... Read more...

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Punjab, Haryana procure over 147 lakh tonnes of paddy


November 8th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 8 (IANS) Headed towards a good paddy crop this year, foodgrain producing states Punjab and Haryana have procured over 147 lakh tonnes of paddy this season, officials said ... Read more...

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Punjab procures over 100 lakh tonnes paddy


November 1st, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 1 (IANS) Punjab moved closer to its procurement target of 140 lakh tonnes of paddy with procurement agencies in the state announcing that over 100 lakh tonnes of ... Read more...

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Punjab, Haryana procure over 112 lakh tonnes of paddy


October 28th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 28 (IANS) Moving closer to another good paddy crop this year, foodgrain producing states Punjab and Haryana have procured nearly 112.82 lakh tonnes of paddy this season, officials ... Read more...

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Punjab, Haryana procure 96 lakh tonnes paddy


October 24th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 24 (IANS) Major foodgrain producing states Punjab and Haryana have procured nearly 96 lakh tonnes of paddy this season, officials said Monday.The procurement is much higher in both ... Read more...

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Punjab, Haryana paddy procurement begins Saturday


September 30th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 30 (IANS) With a combined target of 188 lakh tonnes, procurement of paddy will begin in Punjab and Haryana -- the food grain states of the country -- ... Read more...

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Haryana paddy procurement to begin Oct 1


September 22nd, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 22 (IANS) Paddy procurement in Haryana will begin from Oct 1, a minister said Thursday, adding that all arrangements had been made for smooth procurement.State Food and Supplies ... Read more...

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Punjab procures 110 lakh tonnes of wheat


May 26th, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 26 (IANS) Government agencies in Punjab have achieved the target of procuring 110 lakh tonnes of wheat this year, an official said here Thursday.An official spokesman of the ... Read more...

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Punjab, Haryana make it a wheat bumper crop season


May 17th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 17 (IANS) Punjab and Haryana, major food grain states of the country, have made this a wheat bumper crop season procuring more than 175 lakh tonnes of wheat ... 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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Punjab procures nearly 103 lakh tonnes wheat


May 9th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 9 (IANS) Punjab has procured nearly 103 lakh tonnes of wheat this season, close on the heels of Haryana crossing year's total arrival of wheat in its ... Read more...

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Wheat arrival in Haryana markets tops 2010


May 8th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 8 (IANS) With 64.11 lakh tonnes of wheat so far arriving in Haryana grain markets this year, last year's collection of 63.47 lakh tonnes has been surpassed, a ... Read more...

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BJP farmers’ wing starts campaign to visit grain markets


April 24th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 24 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party Kisan Morcha (BJPKM) Sunday launched a nationwide campaign to visit grain markets across the country to understand and highlight the problems ... Read more...

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Rains could affect Punjab’s wheat crop


April 20th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 20 (IANS) Punjab contributes over 50 percent to the national kitty of wheat, but rain and thunderstorms in parts of the state this month could badly affect the ... Read more...

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Overcast conditions delay harvesting in Punjab


April 17th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 17 (IANS) Overcast skies accompanied by light to moderate rainfall and thunderstorms have delayed the harvesting of the wheat crop in various parts of Punjab, officials said.This has ... Read more...

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Rain threat dampens farmers’ mood in Punjab, Haryana


April 16th, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 16 (IANS) Ready to harvest their wheat crop, farmers in Punjab and Haryana are watching the overcast sky with worry. More rain and thunderstorm forecast over the next ... Read more...

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Wheat arrivals remain low in Punjab markets


April 13th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 13 (IANS) Even while the harvest festival of Baisakhi is being celebrated across Punjab, wheat arrivals in the state's grain markets continued to be slow.Food and supplies officials ... Read more...

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Wheat arrival low in Punjab, Haryana markets


April 11th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 11 (IANS) Wheat procurement in Punjab and Haryana started April 1 but the arrival of the crop in grain markets in the two states so far has been ... Read more...

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16 million tonnes of paddy procured in Punjab, Haryana


November 16th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 16 (IANS) Punjab and Haryana have procured nearly 16 million tonnes of paddy in the first 45 days of the procurement process, officials said here Tuesday.In Punjab, government agencies and ... Read more...

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15 million tonnes paddy procured in Punjab, Haryana


November 10th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 10 (IANS) After a bumper harvest, leading food grain producing states of Punjab and Haryana have procured over 15 million tonnes of paddy in 40 days of the procurement process, ... 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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Over 10 mn tonnes of paddy procured in Punjab


November 3rd, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 3 (IANS) Over 10 million (1,032 lakh) tonnes of paddy have been procured in grain markets across Punjab this season since the procurement process started Oct 1, a ... Read more...

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Punjab farmers end rail blockade, protests to continue (Lead)


October 30th, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 30 (IANS) Farmers in Punjab ended their rail blockade Saturday afternoon after thousands of passengers were stranded, but said protests against slow procurement of paddy by central and state ... Read more...

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Punjab, Haryana procure over 10 mn tonnes of paddy


October 28th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 28 (IANS) Punjab and Haryana have procured over 10 million tonnes of paddy in the first 28 days of the procurement season, food and supplies officials said here Thursday.In Punjab, ... Read more...

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Central team to visit Punjab to assess paddy damage


October 26th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 26 (IANS) A high-level central team will visit Punjab Tuesday for an on-the-spot assessment of damage caused to paddy crop due to inclement weather.This follows a communication from Chief ... Read more...

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Badal asks PM to relax paddy procurement norms


October 24th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 24 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Sunday warned the central government that the state farmers' resentment might erupt into anger if the quality specifications of paddy were ... 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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