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Diverse first results

Friday 13 December '13

In Punjab’s first season of crop diversification, basmati scores on all counts, maize and cotton lose on production but gain on prices.
Greens grown at home

Friday 29 November '13

On fields and backyards, terraces and balconies, kitchen gardens catch on in Punjab, thanks to rising vegetable prices.
Pesticide control

Friday 20 September '13

Injudicious use telling on soil, crops and public health, Punjab pushes alternatives. There have been few takers.
Life for two who raped 5-year-old in Punjab

Wednesday 4 September '13

The court, which also ordered the convicts to pay Rs 50,000 to the victim, have also been booked under Section 376 (d) of the IPC.
Silken touch, five times over

Friday 23 August '13

Punjab harvests cocoons twice a year. Hoshiarpur woman shows how to do it three more times.
BSF reports steep increase in recovery of FICN, poppy husk

Sunday 18 August '13

There has been a spurt in recovery of fake Indian currency notes (FICN) and poppy husk by the Border Security Force (BSF) this year as compared to last year
By Sept, NGO to quit providing midday meals in six districts

Tuesday 13 August '13

Claims some anti-social elements want to spoil the image of the organisation and the govt
Farms flooded in Kapurthala, Hoshiarpur villages

Saturday 10 August '13

Heavy inflow of water in Pong dam and Chakki Khadd (water stream) led to flooding in the agricultural land of around two dozen villages in two districts of Doaba region
The farm as a forest

Friday 9 August '13

Punjab farmers warm up to agro-forestry, which not only pays well but also helps drive govt’s green mission.
Sukhbir meets Bishop of Diocese in Jalandhar

Wednesday 7 August '13

Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Tuesday visited Franco Mulakkal, newly appointed Bishop of Diocese of Jalandhar, at the Trinity College Church in the city
Beas floods villages in Mand area

Tuesday 6 August '13

The overflowing Beas river has inundated around 1,000 acres in Mand area of Sultanpur Lodhi subdivision in Kapurthala district, affecting a dozen villages in the area
Punjab’s snake wrangler is a computer graduate

Monday 5 August '13

For those afflicted by ophidiophobia (fear of snakes) in Punjab, this computer applications graduate is a welcome sight
Legal tussle takes ‘toll’ on highway users

Monday 5 August '13

SC to hear case on NH 1 between NHAI and private firm on Aug 6
Nigerian ‘duped’ of Rs 1 lakh via Facebook

Thursday 1 August '13

A Nigerian national has complained to the Jalandhar Police that a man he met through Facebook has allegedly duped him of over Rs 1 lakh.
After final counselling, PTU fails to fill 64% BTech seats

Wednesday 31 July '13

Even after final round of counselling for BTech seats in colleges affiliated to the Punjab Technical University (PTU), nearly 64 per cent of the seats are yet to be filled.
Shanta urges BJP chief to probe PTU case

Sunday 28 July '13

Days after various student unions joined over Punjab Technical University’s (PTU) distance education programme students to demand the removal of vice-chancellor Dr Rajneesh Arora alleging irregulariti...
92% BTech seats vacant after first round of PTU LEET counseling

Friday 26 July '13

With BTech counselling sessions receiving poor response, it now seems to be the turn of Lateral Entry Entrance Test (LEET) counselling to go the same way.
The paddy variety Punjab cannot get rid of

Friday 26 July '13

State keeps promoting greener varieties but farmers stick to water-guzzling PUSA 44
PTU ruined due to Badal’s political interests’

Thursday 25 July '13

Punjab Congress president Partap Bajwa on Wednesday claimed that the reputation of Punjab Technical University (PTU) was ruined due to Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal’s political interests
Despite labour shortage, not many takers for paddy transplanter

Wednesday 24 July '13

Despite acute shortage of agricultural labour, Punjab has sown only 4,000-hectare area with paddy transplanter machine, out of a total of 27-lakh hectare area being dedicated to rice cultivation in th...


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