Punjab achieves record wheat procurement of 128 lakh tonnes

Reading Time: 2 minutes Chandigarh, May 31 (IANS) With the curtains eventually coming down on Asia’s largest wheat procurement process, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday thanked the farmers, ‘arthiyas’, labourers and all government agencies for having achieved a record wheat procurement of 128 lakh tonnes successfully despite the pandemic.

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Punjab CM warns China on intrusion attempts

Reading Time: 2 minutes Chandigarh, May 30 (IANS) Even as he underscored the need for a diplomatic solution to India’s escalating border tension with China, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday warned the communist country against attempts to intrude Indian territory, saying Delhi will not back off in the face of Beijing’s intimidation.

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