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CBI raids FCI depots in Punjab


June 25th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bathinda (Punjab), June 25 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has raided storage depots of the Food Corporation of India (FCI) in this Punjab district to check the presence ... 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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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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Punjab abolishes VAT on rice bran and husk


November 13th, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 13 (IANS) Giving relief to the rice millers of the state, the Punjab government Saturday decided to abolish VAT (value added tax) on rice bran and husk."The Punjab rice millers' ... 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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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, 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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Punjab farmers blame administration as grains rot due to poor storage


October 20th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
By Sunil SharmaChandigarh, Oct.20 (ANI): Farmers in Punjab have blamed the administration for the rotting of thousands of tonnes of paddy grains, which was left in the open in Khanna Mandi market, ... Read more...

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Punjab, Haryana cross 2.65 mn tonnes paddy procurement


October 11th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 11 (IANS) Heading for a bumper crop despite heavy rains and floods last month, Punjab and Haryana have crossed the 2.65 million (26.5 lakh) tonnes mark in paddy procurement ... Read more...

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Over 6 lakh tonnes of paddy purchased in Punjab


October 5th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 5 (IANS) Over 611,424 tonnes of paddy have been purchased by government agencies and private rice millers in Punjab, an official said here Tuesday.Government agencies have bought over 97 percent ... Read more...

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Vijay Setia elected rice exporters association president


June 3rd, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Vijay Setia, managing director of Chamanlal Setia Exports Ltd, was Thursday elected unanimously as president of All India Rice Exporters Association (AIREA). "Setia was elected for a two-year ... Read more...

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CBI given clearance to prosecute food corporation official


January 29th, 2010 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 28 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has been given sanction to prosecute Food Corporation of India (FCI)'s former Chandigarh regional manager K.Siva Prasad for criminal conspiracy, officials said ... Read more...

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Haryana breaks its paddy production records


December 14th, 2009 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 14 (IANS) Since its formation Nov 1, 1966, Haryana has broken all records in paddy production this season (October 2008-December 2009), according to the state's food and supplies department officials. ... Read more...

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Punjab surpasses 140 lakh tonnes paddy target


November 26th, 2009 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 26 (IANS) Punjab has surpassed the 140-lakh-tonne paddy procurement target this year despite adverse weather conditions, food and supplies department officials said here Thursday. Government agencies in the state had procured ... Read more...

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Jharkhand’s rice bowl seeks water and security


November 25th, 2009 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee Bahragora/Chakulia (Jharkhand), Nov 25 (IANS) This small town in the middle of Jharkhand's rice bowl, just 30 km from Lalgarh, the Maoist battleground in West Bengal, is thirsty for ... Read more...

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Over three million tonnes of paddy procured in Haryana


November 3rd, 2009 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 3 (IANS) Over three million tonnes of paddy have been procured in Haryana this season since Oct 1, officials said here Tuesday. The 30.88 lakh tonnes sold in the state is ... Read more...

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40 lakh tonnes of paddy procured in Punjab, Haryana


October 14th, 2009 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 14 (IANS) Nearly 40 lakh tonnes of paddy have been procured by government agencies and private rice millers in Punjab and Haryana, officials from the two states said here Wednesday. In ... Read more...

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More paddy arrival in Haryana than Punjab


October 1st, 2009 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 1 (IANS) More paddy is arriving in grain markets in Haryana compared to neighbouring Punjab. Officials of the food and supplies department of Haryana said 161,345 tonnes of paddy had arrived ... Read more...

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Punjab crosses 10 mn tonnes paddy procurement


October 29th, 2008 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 29 (IANS) Having crossed the 10-million-tonne mark of paddy procurement in just 28 days this year, Punjab is targeting to better the record paddy procurement of 14 million tonnes, ... Read more...

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Punjab paddy procurement crosses 1.57 mn tonnes


October 6th, 2008 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 6 (IANS) In the first five days of procurement of paddy in Punjab, the government agencies have procured more than 1.57 million tonnes till Sunday, a government spokesman said.Five procurement ... Read more...

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