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Rain, wind damage wheat crop, farmers worried in Punjab’s Doaba region

Farmers allege officials rarely tabulate the damage incurred correctly, leading to lesser compensation.
A farmer inspecting his wheat crop that was flattened due to rain and thunderstorm at Dakoha village on the outskirts of Jalandhar on Wednesday, April 24, 2019.(HT Photo)
A farmer inspecting his wheat crop that was flattened due to rain and thunderstorm at Dakoha village on the outskirts of Jalandhar on Wednesday, April 24, 2019.(HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 25, 2019 02:04 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By HT Correspondent, Jalandhar

Ahead of festive season, sweets, milk, grocery items fail purity test in Punjab’s Doaba region

42% food samples in Kapurthala, 28% in Jalandhar, 49% in SBS Nagar fail quality tests in past two months, drive to continue even after season gets over, say health department officials
DHO Balwinder Singh (centre) seizing milk samples from a dairy in Jalandhar.(HT Photo)
DHO Balwinder Singh (centre) seizing milk samples from a dairy in Jalandhar.(HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 27, 2018 11:04 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By Jatinder Mahal
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