How food and cloth fibers are connected
Food & clothing are human essentials and in the many centuries of creating both, we have overlapped their use.
Price rise soon in Parliament canteen
The much-reviled subsidy on food served in Parliament canteens for lawmakers, government staff and journalists is set to go with a broad consensus emerging on the issue at the Business Advisory Committee of the Lok Sabha.
Share market update: 17 stocks hit 52-week highs on NSE
Overall, 26 shares were trading in the green in Nifty50 index, while 24 were trading in the red.
Government to check for inconsistencies in Household Expenditure survey
The meeting took place in the wake of a leaked draft of the Household Consumer Expenditure survey report showing a decline in consumer spending in rural India in 2017-18. MoSPI, which had junked the survey, said it would not use it for official purposes but was examining its repercussions and impact on all base revision of various economic indicators.
No adverse impact of American chickenlegs on domestic industry, FSSAI has no info on impact on human health: Piyush Goyal
“No report of adverse effect on the domestic poultry sector including Namakal district in Tamil Nadu, due to import of chicken legs from the United States to India, has been received in the ministry,” commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal said in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha.
Café Delhi Heights to set up smaller format stores
The expansion will involve a mix of large and smaller format outlets, the latter to tap captive markets with relatively lower spending such as universities, he said. Railway stations and airports are the other potential channels the chain will tap, besides overseas where it may franchise operations.
Japan's Mitsui in talks for Future food supply venture with Kishore Biyani
Mitsui looking to invest in firm that will supply fresh food to upcoming 7-Eleven stores, other players. The Japanese conglomerate are working on a similar business of fresh food supplies for 7-Eleven, FoodHall, Big Bazaar as well as other quick service restaurants. Mitsui could look at investing in Galaxy Cloud Kitchen or in a separate venture with Biyani.
Japanese fast-food 'yakitori kebabs' get space thumbs-up; astronaut can now take cans to ISS
The approved yakitori will come in two flavours - soy sauce and yuzu kosho.
Dangal over 'dal-roti' and a whole lot else on Twitter
A 'videshi' critic of desi 'khana-peena' finds himself in a controversial 'ishtu'.
Pet Pyari, climate change & Delhi smog: Pamela Anderson writes open letter to PM Modi, urges govt to serve vegan food at meetings
The letter was written by Anderson on behalf of PETA.
Mumbai Central is India's first 'Eat Right Station'
The honour came on the basis of compliance of food safety and hygiene, availability of healthy diet, food handling at preparation, trans-shipment and retail/serving points, food waste management, promotion of local and seasonal foods and creating awareness on food safety and a healthy diet, said Western Railway chief spokesperson Ravinder Bhakar.
The era of fast-food toys is beginning to slowly melt away
To anyone with childhood memories of beloved action figures, this may sound like an act of carnage. But the “meltdown” is intended as a grand environmental gesture. Faced with growing public concern over the proliferation of single-use plastic, Burger King has vowed to stop giving away plastic toys with children’s meals in Britain and has encouraged customers to deposit old toys at the chain’s locations.
Zomato, Swiggy, UberEats reduce discounts as food delivery market grows cold
Across the sector, monthly growth fell to 1-2% between Aug and Oct, hurt by a slowdown in consumer spending, cut in discounts and promotions.
Why do chefs in India continue to serve imitations
Why do chefs in India continue to serve so much pastiche on the plate while pretending it is original work? One reason is that audiences lap it up.
US Professor’s tweet slams Indian food as ‘terrible’; Zomato calls for a dislike button
Turns out, calling Indian cuisine ‘terrible’ is indeed a recipe for disaster.
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