JIND: Residents of 11 villages took out a shirtless march on Monday in Narwana town of district Jind seeking water.

Scientists of the Central Institute for Cotton Research (CICR) have sounded an alert for the possibility of an attack of pink bollworm on Bt cotton in Haryana this year in view of the detection of

The latest figures of the availability and demand of potable water in Haryana show water shortage in nine districts of the state.

At a time when whitefly attack has sparked farmer suicides in Punjab and Haryana, nearly 250 farmers of Jind district expect bumper cotton crop and that, too, without using pesticides.

Jind Deputy Commissioner Ajit Balaji Joshi yesterday directed all officials of the Agriculture Department to accelerate the process of ongoing assessment of whitefly affected cotton farmers in the

The official figures of water supply seem at variance from the ground reality raising doubts about the utilisation of grants to strengthen the delivery system in the district.

In the absence of adequate canal water for irrigation, farmers are forced to use tube wells resulting in a steep fall in the water table in the district.

Four persons have died due to swine flu and 14 have tested positive for the virus in Haryana since January 1.

The inefficiency of government authorities may deprive scores of the district’s below poverty line (BPL) families of seeing construction of a toilet in their homes this year as well.

A bloody clash between two groups of farmers in a Jind village over sharing of canal water left one person dead and six seriously injured.

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