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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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ANKIT:  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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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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Body to ban all activities

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Cabinet flush with riches

41 crorepatis in Modi's ministry STATESMAN NEWS SERVICE New Delhi, 24 October Forty one ministers, or 91 per cent of Mr Narendra Modi's... ...

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Whirlpool set to storm kitchens with a range of built-in gadgets

With more consumers willing to spend big bucks on modular kitchens, Whirlpool India is focusing on growing its built-in appliances range, which... ...

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India Govt likely to increase MSP of Wheat

The MSP may be hiked by Rs 50 to rs 1,450 per quintal. MSP of other crops like Maize and mustard may be increased by 4-5 per cent. 23 Oct 2014... ...

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Mizoram to procure 30,000 quintal rice for 'mega block'

ust of India | Aizawl October 23, 2014 Last Updated at 12:15 IST Mizoram government has decided to procure over 30,000 quintals of rice through a... ...

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