FOOD IN TRAIN
NCML releases first estimate of rabi crop, indicates record food grain production
Rabi season which contributes to nearly 50% of the food grain production starts from November and lasts till April of the following year. The monsoon season of 2019 witnessed 10% above normal rainfall. The actual cumulative monsoon rainfall was 968 mm which was higher than the normal level of 880.6 mm.
Indian Railways' revenue from passenger fare down by Rs 400 crore in Q3; income from freight up by Rs 2800 crore: RTI
A reply to an RTI query...
Chaat Masala: Gourmet Indian street food
As chaat became a ubiquitous street food, the use of masala also morphed from simple bhuna zeera-roc...
J&J chief testifies he did not read all documents related to asbestos in talc
Asked by a plaintiffs' lawyer whether he read all documents linked to a Dec. 14, 2018, Reuters report, Gorsky replied, "I did not read all the documents but I would rely on the experts in these fields."
China orders nationwide measures to detect virus on flights, trains, buses
With the death toll now touching to 41 and the number of cases reaching to almost 1,300, China has ordered strict measures to identify and immediately isolate suspected cases of the deadly Coronavirus (nCov) on public transport including trains, aeroplanes and buses, followed by disinfection of the same. The order applies across all regions.
More opportunities for women could be opened in the army in the future: Captain Tania Sher Gill
Sher Gill believes that irrespective of gender one has to put the best efforts in completing such tasks. “We have come a long way (since the induction of women into the army began). Things in the army happen gradually. Nothing happens overnight. I am sure in the near future things will get better and we will get more opportunities,” she asserted.
Pakistan conducts successful training launch of nuclear-capable ballistic missile
"The training launch was part of Field Training Exercise of Army Strategic Forces Command aimed at rehearsing operational readiness procedures during day and night," the ISPR, the media wing of the army, said in a statement. The 'Ghaznavi' missile is capable of delivering multiple types of warheads upto a range of 290 kilometers, the statement said.
CBI registers case against Delhi based firm, Radikal Foods
The FIR says that an alleged loss of Rs. 819.48 crore(approx) as on April 1, 2018 was caused to the banks. The consortium banks consisted of 10 banks namely State Bank of India, Indian Overseas Bank, Oriental Bank of Commerce, Exim Bank, Bank of India, IDBI Bank, Bank of Maharashtra, CSB Bank, Vijaya Bank (now Bank of Baroda) & UCO Bank.
DGCA starts training schools audit after more accidents
According to DGCA data, three reasons have been blamed for accidents at flying training institutes in the past four years. Data showed operational reasons account for 70% of the total accidents at flying institutes followed by 20% by engineering and the rest 10% for other reasons.
Recollecting India's frantic efforts to end starvation after independence
The nature of hunger has changed, but at a basic level, India still struggles to feed its people adequately.
France to train Indian flight surgeons for Gaganyaan mission
The two-week training is a critical aspect of the Gaganyaan project that is aimed at sending three Indians to space by 2022.
Skip strength training, fried foods & aggressive workouts: Daniel Vaz gives tips on avoiding marathon injuries
Get to race day in peak condition with a few tips from Nike Run Club’s head coach.
Delhi fog: 5 flights diverted from city, 22 trains delayed
Heavy fog engulfed parts of the city with the minimum temperature settling at a notch below normal. Five flights diverted as the captain was not trained to land under CAT conditions. The Agartala-Anand Vihar Terminus Rajdhani Express was delayed by over one hour while the Varanasi-New Delhi Kashi Vishwanath Express was delayed by over three hours.
Food processing ministry to push investment in J&K and Ladakh
In a bid to bring in investment and jobs to Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) and Ladakh, the food processing ministry plans to hold road shows and summits in the two new Union territories. It will also look at ways to ramp up food processing and agriculture activities in the two UTs.
Dense fog engulfs Delhi; flights diverted, trains running late
Delhi woke up to dense fog on Wednesday morning, which the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said is due to reduced wind speed. The tem...
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