Sugarcane farmers in UP were trained to conserve water. 275 billion litre was saved in 3 years
Sugar, which is one of the most water intensive crops, is dependent on the scarce resource for cultivation. Simple innovations in the sugarcane fields of Uttar Pradesh have produced staggering results in water conservation and also upped productivity.
Share market update: FMCG shares mixed; Emami dips 1%
The Nifty FMCG index was trading 0.38 per cent down at 30,971.05.
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.
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.
‘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.
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
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.
Flyers stuck at airport have right to free food, stay
National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission noted that passengers have "the right to food, refreshment and accommodation" when they are stuck at the airport waiting for their flight.
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.