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Congress MLA’s father booked for murder of 25-year-old in Punjab’s Gurdaspur

Congress MLA from Gurdaspur Barindermeet Singh Pahra’s father Gurmeet Singh Pahra has been booked for murder of a 25-year-old youth ,whose body was found from the fields at Pahra village in Gurdaspur district.

The youth, Shubham Motu, a carpenter, was called by someone from his house on Sunday evening and taken away. (Representational Photo (Getty Images/iStockphoto) )
Updated on May 09, 2023 10:46 PM IST
By, Amritsar

Despite rain loss, wheat yield set to cross 160 lakh tonnes, says Agri dept

The total wheat yield in Punjab is expected to cross 160 lakh tonnes in the current rabi season. The state agriculture department has pegged production based on crop-cutting experiments.

A farmer works in a wheat field during harvesting season, in Amritsar on Wednesday. (PTI)
Updated on Apr 24, 2023 01:18 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Poonch terror attack: Army, Jammu and Kashmir Police pay last respects to 5 soldiers

A day after Thursday attack that left five soldiers dead and one injured in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch, the Army and the Jammu and Kashmir Police led by deputy GOC of the Romeo Force Brigadier JS Sidhu and ADGP Mukesh Singh on Friday paid their last respects to the soldiers.

Security personnel lay a wreath near the mortal remains of five soldiers, who were killed in a terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, on Friday. (PTI)
Updated on Apr 21, 2023 11:42 PM IST
By, Jammu

Crop-cutting experiments: Initial estimates show 12% jump in wheat yield

Average wheat yield in Punjab during the current rabi season for which harvesting is underway has been pegged at 47.25 quintals per hectare, which is 19.28 quintals per acre

The trend emerged after the state agriculture department compiled the reports of 131 crop-cutting experiments for which samples were drawn when the wheat was completely ripe. (HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 18, 2023 12:21 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Separatist Amritpal Singh, still at large, likely hiding in Rajasthan: Report

The pro-Khalistani leader has been on the run since March 18 when the Punjab police launched a crackdown against him.

Punjab police have put up ‘Amritpal Singh Wanted’ posters at various public places, including railway stations, in Gurdaspur and Batala. (PTI)
Published on Apr 13, 2023 10:18 PM IST
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