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FAO pegs 2014 world food import bill stabilise at $1.29 tln

Last Updated: Monday, May 12, 2014, 17:07

In 2013, world food import bill was USD 1.28 trillion.

Cabinet may approve changes on Wednesday to the food bill

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 29, 2013, 16:00

The Cabinet is likely to grant approval on Wednesday for certain amendments that had been made to the National Food Security Bill.

Ensure food, nutrition security: Pawar

Last Updated: Thursday, October 17, 2013, 15:43

Increasing crop productivity and production with efficient use of scarce resources are the only long-term solutions to ensure food and nutritional security of the country, Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar said Thursday.

Google files patent for food bill splitting

Last Updated: Monday, October 07, 2013, 19:13

According to Cnet, if the company successfully patents the bill splitting and incorporates it in its app service, it might help people who resentfully overspend, even while sharing, get full justice.

Google files patent for food bill splitting

Last Updated: Monday, October 07, 2013, 15:53

Google has reportedly filed for a patent on restaurant bill splitting in a bid to ease out the trouble for those managing group expenditures.

Centre should bear expense of food bill: UP minister

Last Updated: Thursday, October 03, 2013, 20:52

A day after Congress attacked the Uttar Pradesh government for its "inability" to implement the food bill, the Samajwadi Party-led regime Thursday hit back and asked the Centre to bear the entire expense of the scheme.

CCEA approves outlay of Rs 12,350 crore for NFSM in 12th Plan

Last Updated: Friday, September 20, 2013, 14:35

National Food Security Mission was launched in 2007-08 with an outlay of Rs 4,882.48 crore.

Create 50 grain storage facilities for food law: Swaminathan

Last Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 19:54

In order to implement the Food Security Law smoothly, the government should create ultra- modern foodgrain storage facilities, agriculture scientist M S Swaminathan said.

Food Security Bill gets Presidential assent, becomes an Act

Last Updated: Thursday, September 12, 2013, 19:58

The National Food Security Bill, which seeks to provide heavily-subsidised food grains to two-thirds of India`s 1.23 billion people, has now become an Act after President Pranab Mukherjee’s assent on Thursday.

Food bill: Experts seek proper selection, revamped PDS

Last Updated: Sunday, September 08, 2013, 10:40

Proper selection of beneficiaries by the states and a reformed mechanism of public distribution needs to be put in place if the ambitious food security bill has to achieve its target of mitigating hunger from the country, experts said.

Inflation affects affluent families too: Najma Heptullah

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 04, 2013, 19:52

Does inflation affect affluent families too? Will food bill be able to prevent nearly one third of India’s population from remaining hungry? Important questions like these affecting the economy of the country were raised on the show, Bharat Bhagya Vidhata - `Ek Naari Aisi Bhi`.

Inflation affects affluent families too: Najma Heptulla

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 04, 2013, 19:36

Does inflation affect affluent families too? Will food bill be able to prevent nearly one third of India’s population from remaining hungry? Important questions like these affecting the economy of the country were raised on the show, BBV - `Ek Naari Aisi Bhi`.