WHEAT

Jason Statham-starrer 'Meg 2' lands filmmaker Ben Wheatley as director

The announcement of the sequel comes two years after "The Meg" grossed $530 million worldwide, reports hollywoodreporter.com.

published on : 24th October 2020

Maize, Cotton sold below MSP in Punjab; farmers worry that wheat, paddy will meet same fate

Farmers are strongly opposing the agriculture bill as they apprehend that the same fate will befall wheat and paddy.

published on : 22nd September 2020

Government's wheat procurement touches record high of 38.98 million tonnes so far in 2020-21

FCI has a total stock of 81.25 million tonnes as on July 8, of which wheat comprises 54.52 million tonnes and rice is at 26.72 million tonnes.

published on : 10th July 2020

Government's wheat procurement touches record high of 38.2 million tonnes

The number of purchase centres was increased from 14,838 to 21,869 this year by opening procurement centres in all possible locations, in addition to traditional mandis.

published on : 17th June 2020

Cyclone Nisarga: Wheat procured from farmers gets wet due to rains in parts of Madhya Pradesh

Importantly, the state government has so far procured record more than 1.25 crore metric tonnes of wheat from farmers since April 15. The process of procurement is slated to end on Friday.

published on : 5th June 2020

Govt wheat procurement surpasses last year's level of 34.1 mn tonnes despite hurdles

Wheat procurement target has been set at 40.7 million tonnes (MT) for the 2020-21 marketing year.

published on : 25th May 2020

Record high wheat procurement in Madhya Pradesh, second in country

During this season, over 4.98 lakh metric tonnes wheat was purchased from 64,244 farmers in one day in the state, a quantity that has never been purchased in a single day.

published on : 17th May 2020

Punjab procures 100 lakh metric tonne wheat amid COVID-19 pandemic

The minimum support price (MSP) of wheat is Rs 1,925.

published on : 6th May 2020

Government's wheat procurement reaches 8.86 million ton so far; progressing at fast pace

A major contribution to the activity has been from Punjab with 4.82 million tonne followed by Haryana with 1.90 million tonne.

published on : 27th April 2020

Migrant labourers come handy in speeding up Rabi crop harvesting in UP

Harvesting of Rabi crops commenced on April 5 and due to the timely presence of the large number of workforce, the state has already achieved a record 77 per cent harvesting of the wheat so far.

published on : 23rd April 2020

MP brothers donate standing wheat crop worth around Rs 3.5 lakh for poor 

Both, the Guna district collector S Vishwanathan and police superintendent Tarun Nayak lauded the donation of the entire standing wheat crop for the poor by the two siblings.

published on : 17th April 2020

In a first, UP govt to facilitate wheat purchase from farmers’ fields, doorsteps

Moreover, the government has announced that wheat procurement at the minimum support price (MSP) would commence from April 15.

published on : 13th April 2020

Punjab ready for bumper wheat harvest of 182 lakh tonnes

The government expects over 137 lakh tonnes of wheat would arrive in grain markets.

published on : 12th April 2020

COVID-19 lockdown: Punjab sets up 4,000 purchase centres for wheat

Farmers will be provided with passes to sell wheat on a specific date.

published on : 6th April 2020

5 kg of free wheat is of no use when flour mills are shut due to lockdown: PDS beneficiaries

Public Distribution System beneficiaries were hoping free and subsidised ration supplies would ease their worries emerging out of the lockdown.

published on : 31st March 2020
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