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One-man, one-post: President accepts minister Danve's resignation

President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday accepted the resignation of Minister of State for Consumer Affairs and Food and Public Distribution, Raosaheb Dadarao Danve, from the Union Council of......

K V Thomas: Politically engineering food for all

When KV Thomas took over as minister of state for food and consumer affairs (independent charge) on January 19, 2011, he was tasked with taking forward one single, important objective: expedite the......

Big fat desi wedding may soon be 'one-dish' affair

Perturbed over huge wastage of food on social events in the country, the government has said that it will study the "one-dish" law of Pakistan and similar legislations of other countries to deal......

So what's keeping Modi's junior ministers busy?

Three months after the current govt effected the first Cabinet expansion, Nivedita Mookerji & Sanjeeb Mukherjee takes a look at how busy the junior ministers are in NDA regime Several junior......

Pongalo Pongal! Tamil Nadu's biggest festival is here!

Over four days all of Tamil Nadu is caught up in celebrating Pongal, the state's harvest festival. From a bonfire to worshipping cattle, it is a throwback to a time when society was agrarian, says......

Onion is not an essential commodity: Minister

Food and Consumer Affairs Minister K V Thomas on Thursday ruled out declaring onion as an essential commodity even as its retail prices have soared to Rs 70-80 a kilogram in most parts of the......

FDI in retail: Food ministry wants new clause

The Union ministry of food and consumer affairs proposes to insert a new clause in the fresh discussion note for the Cabinet on allowing foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail.The......

Ministry for 49% FDI in multi-brand retail

Amid a debate within the government on allowing foreign direct investment in multi-brand retail, the nodal consumer affairs ministry is insisting on a foreign direct investment cap of 49 per cent......

Food wastage: Govt must set an example

Irked by huge food wastage at social gatherings, Food and Consumer Affairs Minister K V Thomas said on Thursday that the government should take a lead and set an example to cut food wastage at its......

Expert panel on food waste to meet on June 23

An expert committee, set up by the Consumer Affairs Ministry to check food wastage at social gatherings, is scheduled to hold the first meeting on June 23."The committee on food wastage will meet......
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Comply with consumer laws, traders told

The president of Karnataka State Consumers' Disputes Redressal Commission Justice BSIndrakala has called upon traders to follow law while... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/468278/comply-consumer-laws-traders-told.html
At least 121 death petitions disposed off in last 34 years, says RTI query

In response to an RTI query, Ministry of Home Affairs (Judicial Division) said that since 1981, there were 124 cases, whereupon 90 cases were... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-at-least-121-death-petitions-disposed-off-in-last-34-years-says-rti-query-2072084
Innovation helps Japan's tsunami-hit farmers bounce back

By By | Reuters 22 minutes ago SENDAI, Japan (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Even before a tsunami swamped fields east of the Japanese city of... ...

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Dosa, minus the benne

Being surrounded by tasty food has only made her more aware of the need to eat right and work out Hemamalini Maiya, owner, Mavalli Tiffin Rooms,... ...

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Sanofi Pasteur Announces FDA Approval of Quadracel DTaP-IPV Vaccine for Children 4 through 6 Years of Age

SWIFTWATER, Pa. , March 25,2015 /PRNewswire/ --Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY), announced today that... ...

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