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Higher weight of food items causing high retail inflation: Govt

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 11:25

India's CPI inflation in June 2014 dipped to a 30-month low of 7.31 percent mainly on fall in prices of food items, including cereals, meat and vegetables.

Delhi HC seeks MCD`s response over ban on sale of food items in open

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 20:55

Delhi HC sought a response from three civic bodies on a plea seeking quashing of a notification to ban sale of edibles and beverages in the open on unlicensed shops.

Now, a microwave that can count calories

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 13:16

General Electric has come up with a technological boon as their new microwave can count the calories in the food.

State govts should take stern action against hoarders: Jaitley

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 11:34

FM further added that during July-December every year, prices of some food items increase because of hoarding.

Centre to discuss on food inflation with state food ministers today

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 08:50

In order to control food inflation, the Centre has called a meeting of state food ministers on Friday to discuss other possible ways to rein in prices effectively in the backdrop of poor monsoon this year.

Food items to keep you fuller, fit

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 19:21

Feeling hungry all the time is one of the major reasons why most diets fail. Shun the unhealthy ones and go for the fuller and healthy substitutes to make diet successful.

Unhealthy food items hard to let go

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 17:04

We generally get tempted by frequently advertised food items high in ingredients such as sugar, fat and salt.

PM takes stock of demand-supply gap of protein-rich food items

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 18:00

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday took stock of the demand-supply gap in protein-rich food items such as milk, egg and fish and the availability of fertilisers in the backdrop of rising inflation, which could be aggravated by the likelihood of a sub-normal monsoon.

Jaitley asks states to crack down on hoarders to check prices

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 20:23

The Centre on Tuesday unveiled measures to tame inflation by asking state governments to crack down on hoarders and delist items such as onions and potato on which a minimum export price was slapped to discourage exports.

Beware of secretly unhealthy food items

Last Updated: Monday, January 13, 2014, 10:24

Many brands try to entice you by mentioning fat-free or sugar-free on their products.

Himachal HC reserves order on ban on plastic packaging of food items

Last Updated: Friday, December 06, 2013, 21:51

The Himachal Pradesh High Court on Friday reserved its judgement on the state government`s June 26 order banning plastic packaging of 25 junk food items.

Price rise forces switch over to pre-cooked foods: Survey

Last Updated: Saturday, July 06, 2013, 15:37

Steep rise in prices of fruits and vegetables have forced over 55 percent of middle and low income groups to switch over to pre-cooked and ready-to-eat food items to keep the kitchen budget intact, says a survey by industry body Assocham.