Bank credit grows by 8.07%, deposits 9.92%: RBI data
Bank deposits in the fortnight ended November 8 increased by 9.92 per cent to Rs 129.98 lakh crore from Rs 118.257 lakh crore year ago, RBI data showed. Deposits had grown by 10.25 per cent to Rs 129.78 lakh crore in the fortnight ended October 25.
Michelin star chef Garima Arora wants to change the narrative about Indian food
The chef believes people should visit India to sample the cuisine for themselves.
Regulations may prove to be another Patanjali for FMCG firms
Proposed bans on single-use plastic and on sale of junk foods may prompt FMCG companies to change.
US-based Dole Foods eyes Indian market through tie-up with Future Group
The US agri-multinational hopes to capitalise on the increasing demand for healthy and preservative-free fruits and fruit derivatives, it said, estimating the market size at $100 billion in the country.
Zomato denies merger talks with rival Swiggy
Zomato is currently delivering 1.3 mn orders a day from 150,000 restaurants across India at more than 10 orders per restaurant per day. Swiggy has expanded its services to 500 cities in India, matching rival Zomato's reach. Swiggy, which has added 60,000 new restaurants in the past six months, said in October it would expand to 600 cities by December 2019.
Niti Aayog has not rejected proposal to bring medical devices under CDSCO: Govt
Responding to a question in the Rajya Sabha, Minister of State for Health Ashwini Choubey also said that no proposal has been approved regarding establishment of a separate statutory body on the lines of the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) for the regulation of medical devices.
Is Indian food a collation of regional styles of cooking or is there a thread of commonality?
If we seek to define Indian as a civilisational entity, how far do you go back in history to seek 'authenticity of cuisine'.
Food Corporation of India likely to raise up to Rs 13,200 crore
FCI has appointed about two dozen local arrangers to help raise the money.
Share market update: FMCG shares trade lower; Britannia dips 1%
The Nifty FMCG index was trading 0.46 per cent down at 31,145.80 around 10:37 am.
Robin Hood Army enters Harvard classroom
Founded in Delhi in 2014, the Robin Hood Army operates in 158 cities in nine countries and serves an average of 200,000 people a week — without accepting any money for their services. It has served more than 26 million meals so far. When restaurants tell them they have surplus food, volunteers — who number more than 40,000 — use their own vehicles to pick and distribute the food.
‘Consumers spent more on travel and food this Diwali’
Though jewellery spending was flat, banks like Axis Bank saw an increase in the total value of purchases in electronics and travel during the festive season. Axis saw a 100 per cent increase in electronics purchases.
On the go: Villa Ortiga Design Studio founder found a friend in designer Jill Narongchai during a trip to Thailand
Sarabjit Singh feels solo trips can be a 'rigorous learning experience'.
How a number of initiatives are breaking the language barrier in teaching science
These initiatives include Bigyan, an online platform with articles by scientists in Bengali; The Jigyasa Project, a series of talks on science in Tamil, Kannada and Hindi, organised by the Bangalore Life Sciences Cluster in association with Mandram and Sea of Science, a podcast series with episodes in six languages.
Food To Fight Smog & Sickness: Pineapple On Your Plate; Add Carrot Juice, Garlic To The Menu
Apart from drinking lukewarm water regularly, it is crucial to adapt healthy eating habits.Food To Fight Smog & Sickness: Pineapple On Your ...
Rail board to hike meal prices on Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Duronto trains
According to the new order, in first class AC, tea will cost Rs 35, up by Rs 6, breakfast Rs 140, up by Rs 7, lunch and dinner Rs 245, up by Rs 15. In second class AC, third class AC and chair car, tea to cost Rs 20, up by Rs 5, breakfast Rs 105, up by Rs 8, lunch and dinner Rs 185, up by Rs 10. Snacks with regional flavour will be introduced.
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