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Saturday, Jan 18, 2020


Nov 12, 2019 23:25
Thori added teams had been visiting all nine sub-divisions of Sangrur and those still continuing to burn stubble were being booked. read more
Nov 10, 2019 00:19
The government’s move comes days after the Supreme Court ordered it to give financial assistance to such farmers within a week. read more
Nov 08, 2019 12:23
The US-based Chiranjeev Kathuria told IANS here on Friday that his company New Generation Power International has plans to invest in 4,000 MW in power projects in Punjab. read more
Nov 04, 2019 22:15
Farmers under the banner of BKU (Ekta - Sidhupur) burnt stubble at the DAC gate blaming the Centre and state government for the disastrous state of affairs read more
Oct 12, 2019 00:20
Shunning the practice of stubble burning, the new technique is paying rich dividend to these farmers as not only health of soil has increased but is also helping them improve their crop yield read more
Mar 05, 2019 08:55
The economic life years lost is estimated to be at least $150 billion over five years according to the IFPRI study published in the International Journal of Epidemiology. read more
Oct 28, 2018 11:18
The study ‘Emissions of air pollutants from primary crop residue burning in India and their mitigation strategies for cleaner emissions’ has been published in the Journal of Cleaner Production this month. read more
Oct 27, 2018 09:20
The machine takes an hour to make bales out of the straw spread over an acre of land, which generally produces 12-15 quintal of bales. read more
Oct 13, 2018 09:13
Former minister and senior SAD leader Bikram Singh Majithia claimed it was shocking that instead of offering money to farmers, the Congress government was now intimidating them with threats of cases and jail terms. read more
Oct 11, 2018 09:17
State government employees who own agriculture land would also get a red mark in their Annual Confidential Reports (ACRs), in case stubble is burnt in the land that they own. read more
Oct 08, 2018 20:49
Farmers have said that officials ‘may face dire consequences’ if they visit the agricultural fields. read more
May 16, 2018 14:16
Farmers of Bhoewali, Kiampur and Rajjian villages in Amritsar district are leading the way in embracing an agricultural innovation that doesn’t cause pollution read more
May 04, 2018 09:57
785 cases till May 1: Soaring wheat husk prices, delay in paddy transplantation start means farmers have time to adjust the straw; last year, the number of cases was over 1,100. read more
Nov 03, 2016 11:47
Whether it’s wheat or paddy, smog engulfs the region at the end of the harvesting. Thanks to the practice of stubble burning, which farmers opt for to get rid of the unwanted plant residue, before preparing the land for the next crop. Most farmers say... read more