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Wheat procurement target set at 30-32 mn tonnes for 2024-25

New Delhi, March 1 -- The Centre on Thursday set the wheat procurement target at 30-32 million tonnes for the 2024-25 Rabi marketing season, according to a statement from the food ministry. The procu... Read More


Rail traffic hit for three hrs as gateman triggers blast near Hoshiarpur

Hoshiarpur, March 1 -- A bomb disposal squad was summoned and the movement of trains on the Jalandhar-Jammu stretch suspended for three hours after a cracker used to ward off animals went off at a lev... Read More


International drug cartel busted with arrest of three in Amritsar

Amritsar, March 1 -- Police commissionerate busted an international narcotics smuggling cartel backed by US-based Jasmeet alias Lucky with the arrest ofa smuggler. The team recovered 5 kg heroin from ... Read More


Crop residue mgmt plan bets big on subsidised machines

Chandigarh, March 1 -- The Punjab government has decided to provide farmers with 36,020 subsidised machines for in-situ and ex-situ management of the crop residue for the upcoming kharif season harves... Read More


Shubh Karan cremated at native village in Bathinda

BATHINDA, March 1 -- The mortal remains of farmer Shubh Karan Singh, 21, who died during clashes between the protesting farmers and the Haryana security personnel, were consigned to flames at his nati... Read More


Punjab budget session from today, likely to be stormy affair

Chandigarh, March 1 -- The budget session of the Punjab Vidhan Sabha starting Friday is likely to be stormy with opposition parties gearing up to target the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government over the o... Read More


Will announces next course of action today, say farm leaders

Patiala, March 1 -- Samyukta Kisan Morcha (non-political) and the Kisan Mazdoor Morcha (KMM) leaders said that they will announce their next course of action on Friday. KMM convener Sarwan Singh Pand... Read More


Register case or apologise, SAD tells Mann

Chandigarh, March 1 -- Reacting to allegations, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) challenged CM Bhagwant Mann to register a case to substantiate the allegations made by him against party president Sukhbir Sin... Read More


Homeopath's appointment to medical council stirs row

Chandigarh, March 1 -- The appointment of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Sanjeev Gautam to the Punjab Medical Council (PMC) has triggered a row with many, including the Punjab Chapter of Indian Medical ... Read More


Farmer's autopsy points to 'firearm' injury

Patiala, March 1 -- Protesting farmer Shubh Karan Singh, who was killed in clashes with the Haryana police at Khanauri last week, died of a firearm injury to the head, according to the 21-year-old man... Read More