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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......

'BJP won't be allowed to push its Hindutva agenda beyond a point'

'Parties like ours and others like the Lok Janshatki Party will ensure that the BJP remains on the straight and narrow path,' says Shiromani Akali Dal leader Naresh Gujral Naresh Gujral, 65, is a......

Why is Rahul Gandhi undecided on his projection as PM

Though there is a full-throated clamour in the Congress that party vice-president Rahul Gandhi be formally named as its prime ministerial candidate for the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, the......

Strategic India moves on

The India that needs strategic alliances, defence cooperation and engaging meaningfully with neighbouring countries is quietly moving ahead with confidence, says Tarun Vijay. Eight is a lucky......

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......

Kate Winslet recreates the Madonna look

Get your lowdown on what's happening in the world of Hollywood, right here! Kate Winslet looks like Madonna in a new French cosmetics ad. The Oscar winner is the face of Lancome, and stars in the......

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. Is coffee safe to drink?
:  A. Caffeine is a drug, popularly consumed in coffee, tea, soft drinks and, in smaller doses, chocolate. While we seem to have a love affair with these...... more

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ankit shivam
Q. i want to know the names of all the cabinate ministers
Ankit Shivam:  A. Cabinet Minister Responsible MinistriesDr. Manmohan Singh Prime Minister : 1. Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions; 2. Ministry...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/i-want-to-know-the-names-of-all-the-cabinate-ministers/20028478/answers/18493772

Goutam Ghosh
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

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/who-founded-the-asian-kabaddi-federation/18493754/answers/16884414

Niyon
Q. What is B.T. Brinjal?
Niyon:  A. Bt Brinjal is a transgenic brinjal created out of inserting a gene [Cry 1Ac] from the soil bacterium Bacillus thuringiensis into Brinjal. The...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-b.t.-brinjal/16878822/answers/16549688

BANJUL KUMAR
Q. Is man the master of his fate or the fate master of man?
BANJUL KUMAR:  A. No two words more awful than fate and destiny have ever struck the ears of a human being.Nothing can be more depressing to the spirit of a man than...... more

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  Web results for Food And Consumer Affairs
EC censures Ajmal, Assam minister for communal comments

NEW DELHI: The Election Commission has expressed displeasure over recent communal statements made by All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF)... ...

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Oru Robovin Diary

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Packaged Facts Report

PRWeb 2014-04-23 A return to strength is anticipated for the $12 billion breakfast cereal market, and Latino consumers are expected to play an... ...

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Inaugurartion of renovated auditorium

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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo and Lose Weight with LA Weight Loss

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