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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......

Don't touch my feet, work hard to show respect: Modi tells MPs

In an unusual advice to Bharatiya Janata Party Members of Parliament, Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked his party MPs not to show him respect by touching his feet or greeting other senior leaders......

Festive atmosphere in Lok Sabha as members take oath

Festive atmosphere and bonhomie prevailed in Lok Sabha on Thursday with members donning traditional dress and head gears and many taking oath in their mother tongue. Three Delhi MPs -- Maheish......

Modi clubs 17 ministries

The 17 related ministries have been combined into seven different groups, including some infrastructure departments, in a bid to ensure synergy and better results. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on......

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. 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

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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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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

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