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Farmers at the grain market in Sector 39, Chandigarh, during the procurement of their wheat on Friday.(Anil Dayal/HT photo)

Fear of more rain gets farmers jittery amid delayed wheat procurement in Chandigarh

By Rajanbir Singh | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON APR 26, 2020 09:46 PM IST
Close to 10,000 tonne wheat had been procured by the end of April last year, while this year, only 4,750 tonne has been procured
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Farmers of wheat and mustard in Punjab and Haryana have cited damage to their crops.(HT file photo)
Farmers of wheat and mustard in Punjab and Haryana have cited damage to their crops.(HT file photo)

High-velocity winds, rain lodge wheat crop, farmers worried

By HT Correspondents | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON MAR 06, 2020 10:36 PM IST
Farmers want Punjab govt to order revenue survey to assess loss to wheat crop, which is due for harvest next month; mustard crop faces brunt in Haryana
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Stubble burning: CPCB asks Punjab to be extra vigilant in districts close to Delhi

By Gurpreet Singh Nbber | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON OCT 23, 2019 11:17 PM IST
Overall, in the 2018 kharif season, 50,479 cases were reported. This was an increase over the corresponding period in 2017; the area, however, had fallen 10% over the previous year.
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Upward trend of tomato prices to leave residents in a pickle

By Rajanbir Singh | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2019 12:44 AM IST
As local tomatoes were damaged in rain, crop was driven in from HP; but since the hill state stopped growing them, availability of only local variety has led to spiralling prices
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Police confiscate gold worth Rs 8.5 crore in Fatehgarh Sahib

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Fatehgarh Sahib
UPDATED ON MAR 31, 2019 10:58 PM IST
The SSP said four people, including private security guards, were travelling in the vehicle.
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Police said condition of the injured was stated to be normal.(HT FILE)
Police said condition of the injured was stated to be normal.(HT FILE)

One killed, 15 hurt in lightning strike in Fatehgarh Sahib

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Patiala
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2018 09:38 AM IST
The incident occurred around 9.30am when the victims had gathered under a banyan tree in a bid to take shelter from rain.
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