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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......

.32 revolvers, guns & more: Modi's 'arm aadmi' sarkar

National Democratic Alliance ministry's list of assets is fairly wide -- from land and property to vehicles and, for quite a few, guns. Nivedita Mookerji reports Quite a few ministers in the......

Modi sarkar's Operation Clean Sweep

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch his dream ‘Swachh Bharat’ campaign by sweeping the streets of Delhi on Thursday.   Union Minister for Food Processing Industries Harsimrat......

Honey for fasting Modi from Michelle's kitchen garden?

In view of Prime Minister Narendra Modi observing the Navratri fast during his United States visit, the White House on Wednesday said this is unlikely to be an issue as they respectfully......

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......

Malhotra hits out at Maken for 'hasty action'

Vijay Kumar Malhotra, acting president of the Indian Olympic Association, hit out at Minister for Sports and Youth affairs Ajay Maken for taking "hasty action" in the doping scandal, in which eight......

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Q. Who founded the Asian Kabaddi Federation?
Goutam Ghosh:  A. Sharad Pawar. He is the president of the Nationalist Congress Party which he founded in 1999, after separating from the Indian National Congress....... more

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A token of love and gratitude

DHNS : Knick-knacks As people prepare for Deepavali and the oncoming celebrations, they quickly rush to the sweet stores to place last-minute... ...

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MP will also forge ahead like Gujarat, says CM

Interview with Madhya Pradesh Chief MinisterShivraj Singh Chouhan Web Exclusive Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan is... ...

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Tripura for for more rice consignments

Correspondent AGARTALA, Oct 21 Alarmed at the dwindling stock of rice in Tripura, the State government has decided to approach the Centre seeking... ...

http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=oct2214/oth055
Kumari Selja holds Hooda responsible

Haryana, Oct 21: After the poll debacle in Haryana, now knives are out in Congress as BJP marked a saffron surge in Congress's fiefdom.... ...

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Taiwan tycoon indicted over tainted cooking oil scandal

Taipei:A Taiwanese tycoon detained for involvement in a recent food safety scandal was Tuesday charged with fraud for his alleged role in a food... ...

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