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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......

Fadnavis allocates portfolios; BJP retains key depts

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday allocated portfolios to the twenty-member council of ministers, including 10 of the Shiv Sena, who were inducted into his expanded cabinet.......

BJP has little room or need for others

Narendra Modi's ministry expansion makes disdain clear for others who are supposedly allies, quite unlike the Vajpayee-led National Democratic Alliance. Kavita Chowdhury reports Only one ally of......

The bizarre reasons why men rape in India

In India, rape is the fourth most common crime against women. If one goes by the National Crime Records Bureau statistics, a shocking 93 women are raped in the country each day and a total of......

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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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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Punjab allowed to dispose of 6 lakh tonnes damaged wheat

Press Trust of India | Chandigarh December 27, 2014 Last Updated at 18:00 IST The Centre has allowed Punjab government to dispose of 6 lakh tonnes... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/punjab-allowed-to-dispose-of-6-lakh-tonnes-damaged-wheat-114122700480_1.html
CIMS Hospital bags prestigious national awards Trendsetter in Customer Service Excellence at Healthcare Achievers Awards 2014

Ahmedabad: CIMS Hospital, Ahmedabad has received the distinct honour of being the Trendsetter in Customer Service Excellence amongst hospitals... ...

http://www.apnnews.com/2014/12/27/cims-hospital-bags-prestigious-national-awards-trendsetter-in-customer-service-excellence-at-healthcare-achievers-awards-2014/
A Useful Guide to Tackle Waste

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A city-based firm, which specialises in manufacturing biogas plants, has introduced incinerators for the slow biodegradable... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/thiruvananthapuram/A-Useful-Guide-to-Tackle-Waste/2014/12/27/article2590168.ece
Feasts for the festive season

Food adds cheer to holidays, denting gender barrier to cooking Shreekant Sambrani December 26, 2014 Last Updated at 22:38 IST "If music be the food... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/shreekant-sambrani-feasts-for-the-festive-season-114122601093_1.html
Stocks up in quiet trading

Pacific share market closed slight higher in subdued holiday trading on Friday, 26 December 2014, due to lack of offshore cues amid Christmas... ...

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