Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2021 12:06 PM IST
These farmers will share their success stories and techniques with others at farmers’ fairs and seminars to be held at the local level.
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Gurpreet Singh Nibber, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON NOV 06, 2020 04:58 PM IST
State authorities alerted after procurement almost equals volumes recorded in the entire season
Punjab CM to introduce Bill to counter Centre’s farm laws on Tuesday as special assembly session begins
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2020 01:19 PM IST
House adjourned for the day even as opposition AAP, Shiromani Akali Dal demand copies of Bills to be tabled in the session
By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
PUBLISHED ON SEP 08, 2020 10:55 PM IST
The district now has 1,883 active cases, while 9,894 people have recovered so far.
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Gaurav Bisht, Shimla
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2020 01:03 AM IST
Diesel-run generators used for irrigation not only burnt a hole in their pockets but were also an environmental concern
Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty| Edited by Sabir Hussain
PUBLISHED ON JUL 25, 2020 05:59 PM IST
The Covid-19 pandemic has sent Odisha’s revenue collection into a tail spin with earnings down by 23 per cent in the first quarter of the current financial year compared to the corresponding period of the last fiscal.
By Harmandeep Singh, Patiala
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2020 06:04 PM IST
No district has been able to implement water conservation measures as part of Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana , Rural Infrastructure Development Funds and Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Jayashree Nandi & Vatsala Shrangi
UPDATED ON JUN 28, 2020 03:59 AM IST
The city-state’s agriculture department issued advisories to all district magistrates, sub-divisional magistrates, the forest department and municipal corporations to prepare for locust swarms.
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 27, 2020 04:00 PM IST
According to experts, broadly four species of locusts are found in India -- desert locust, migratory locust, Bombay locust and tree locust. The desert locust is considered the most destructive.
Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By Mohit Khanna, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2020 02:21 AM IST
Nearly 5 quintals of new variety paddy seeds were sold to a seed store near PAU against a cash payment of Rs 35,000, even though the seeds were under trial
Hindustan Times, Patna | By Subhash Pathak
PUBLISHED ON MAY 30, 2020 10:11 PM IST
The Bihar government is bracing itself for a locust invasion after reports of the pests damaging crops in the bordering district of Sonbhadra in Uttar Pradesh.
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON MAY 29, 2020 03:28 PM IST
Officials said the agriculture unit of the Development Department organised a training-cum-demonstration camp in Daryapur village in North Delhi in coordination with the officers of Krishi Vigyan Kendra.
Jaipur | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON MAY 28, 2020 03:53 PM IST
Swarms of locust have moved from Sri Ganganagar, Nagaur, Jaipur, Dausa, Karauli and Swai Madhopur towards other areas in Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh after the authorities conducted operations to tackle them.
New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON MAY 28, 2020 02:40 PM IST
Gopal Rai said in view of the increasing threat of locusts in north India, the Agriculture Department of the Delhi government will run awareness programmes to make the people and farmers of Delhi aware of this new threat.
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By Rakesh Goswami | Edited by Meenakshi Ray
UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2020 12:50 PM IST
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)’s Desert Locust Information Service bulletin says that locusts can fly up to 150km in a day and a one-square-kilometre swarm can eat as much food as 35,000 people, in terms of weight, in a single day
Hindustan Times, Guwahati | By Utpal Parashar
UPDATED ON MAY 19, 2020 07:57 PM IST
Sarbananda Sonowal had visited the Maloibari area in Kamrup Metro district on Tuesday where he interacted with farmers and took stock of agricultural activities. Agriculture minister Atul Bora also accompanied him.
Hindustan Times/ Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Hisar/rohtak
UPDATED ON MAR 28, 2020 09:50 PM IST
Harvesting early varieties of wheat will start in the first week of April and reaping will begin in the second week of April
Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By HT Correspondent, Jalandhar
PUBLISHED ON MAR 14, 2020 10:00 PM IST
Many people, including NRIs, and companies have cancelled their functions and events
Hindustan Times, Bathinda | By Sachin Kumar
PUBLISHED ON MAR 01, 2020 10:26 PM IST
Of 530 applications in the two districts, 392 were rejected, with 138 being approved for compensation.
Extortion from pesticide dealers: 3 years and counting, no challan in sight as home dept seeks more info
Hindustan Times, Bathinda | By Sachin Kumar, Bathinda
UPDATED ON FEB 20, 2020 11:22 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Bhaskar Mukherjee, Hisar
PUBLISHED ON FEB 07, 2020 06:30 AM IST
Sirsa deputy commissioner Ramesh Chander met with the officials concerned and directed them to report the presence of the locust swarms to the administration and scientists
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Gurpreet Singh Nibber, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON JAN 30, 2020 11:09 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Ferozepur | By Gaurav Sagar Bhaskar, Ferozepur
PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2020 06:30 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Mansa | By Ravinder Rai, Mansa
PUBLISHED ON DEC 24, 2019 11:29 PM IST
Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty
UPDATED ON NOV 09, 2019 09:05 AM IST
The Krushak Assistant for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (KALIA) was created by the Odisha government in January this year to help such farmers ride out farm distress.
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Harmandeep Singh, Patiala
PUBLISHED ON OCT 26, 2019 10:24 PM IST
The state agriculture department’s proposal is in the pipeline and it is also yet to decide the amount of cash prize which will depend on the number of villages with no incident of burning of straw.
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Tarn Taran
PUBLISHED ON OCT 24, 2019 10:34 PM IST
Gurjant Singh of Kokri Kalan village was booked for using a paddy straw reaper and setting the residue on fire. Plant protection officer Jaswinder Singh Brar said Gurjant had availed subsidies amounting to ₹1.5 lakh from the agriculture department to purchase machinery for stubble management
Hindustan Times, Mohali | By HT Correspondent, Mohali
UPDATED ON OCT 23, 2019 01:03 AM IST
So far, seven challans have been issued in the district by PPCB for stubble burning
Hindustan Times, Moga | By HT Correspondent, Moga
PUBLISHED ON OCT 16, 2019 12:55 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Gurpreet Singh Nibber
PUBLISHED ON OCT 12, 2019 12:16 AM IST