29 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Pitching for greater use of research for boosting the agriculture sector, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday gave the slogan 'Lab-to-Land', saying that farmers should be able to enhance production to increase their income and feed the country as well as the world.
26 Jul 2014
Washington: The world faces a significant risk over the next two decades of a major slowdown in the growth of crop yields because of climate change, new research shows.
28 Jul 2014
Chandigarh: Shiromani Akali Dal has named Bhagwan Dass Juneja as the candidate of SAD-BJP alliance from Patiala Assembly seat for the upcoming by-polls.
24 Jul 2014
New Delhi: The government on Thursday approved sale of 10 million tonnes of wheat from FCI stock in the open market in order to boost domestic supply and check prices.
24 Jul 2014
Chandigarh: The road safety council in Punjab has decided to cancel the permits of trucks and tractor-trolleys ferrying passengers besides cancelling the licences of their drivers, a government spokesman said here on Thursday.
25 Jul 2014
Sangrur(Punjab): Aam Aadmi Party National Executive Council begins its three-day meeting here from Friday. On first day of its meeting, the party convener and former CM of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal said AAP will first form its government in Delhi and then it will expand its base across the country. For the first time, the meeting is organised outside Delhi as the party has got maximum vote share in Punjab.
18 Jul 2014
New Delhi: The American multinational corporation Apple will begin mass production of its latest generation of Android flagship iPhone this month.
22 Jul 2014
Chandigarh: Congress will stage protest at various places in Punjab on Wednesday to bring to attention of the government issues concerning people.
18 Jul 2014
New Delhi: In a bid to boost, rejuvenate and upgrade production and export of plantation crops like tea, coffee, rubber and spices through the plantation commodity boards, government has adopted some essential measures. The boards provide financial and technical assistance to the growers and the industry.
14 Jul 2014
Bhubaneswar: Production has resumed at the three open cast coal mines of the state run-Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd. (MCL) in Odisha which were shut since July 11 after protests by locals, a company official said on Monday.