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UP leading not only in sugar production, but ethanol as well: Yogi

UP leading not only in sugar production, but ethanol as well: Yogi

Lucknow, June 10 (UNI) Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday said that Uttar Pradesh leads not only leads in production of sugarcane and sugar, but also in ethanol production and in setting up of Khandsari units in the country.
Speaking at the certificate distribution ceremony for the winners of the State Sugarcane Production Competitions, Yogi said, "Prior to 2017, sugarcane farmers in the state used to face difficulties in obtaining receipts because of discrepancies in the weighing of sugarcane as well as theft of their receipts, which often led to protests by the farmers."
He said that the untimely closure of sugar mills also caused inconvenience to the farmers. "For years, payment of sugarcane price to the farmers was pending," he said.

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20 May 2024 | 7:08 AM

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Reject Delhi-based parties bent on dividing people: Badal

20 May 2024 | 7:08 AM

Muktsar/Faridkot/Bathinda, May 19 (UNI) Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Singh Badal on Sunday appealed to the people of Punjab to reject Delhi-based parties bent on dividing people on caste and communal lines, and urged them to support "their own regional party" which was fighting to safeguard their rights.

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INDIA bloc releases ‘Chandigarh Manifesto’

19 May 2024 | 11:46 PM

Chandigarh, May 19 (UNI) The Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance (INDIA) on Sunday
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J&K admin orders change in school timings as Jammu sizzles at 41 degrees

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19 May 2024 | 10:49 PM

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Una, Neri in HP sizzle at 44 degrees C

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19 May 2024 | 10:44 PM

Shimla, May 19 (UNI) Normal life in Himachal Pradesh was thrown out of gear owing to blistering heatwave sweeping across the state, with Una and Neri recording maximum temperature of 44 degrees Celsius on Sunday.

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