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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.

UN body starts delivering relief items in Syria

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 15:25

The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has started an airlift operation to deliver emergency core relief items for 50,000 people in northeastern Syria, the organisation said in a statement Thursday.

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.

Now, battery that can charge your smartphone or electric car in just 10 minutes!

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 10:38

Experts from around the world, who are looking for ways to stop smartphone batteries and other electronics from dying within a few hours, have come up with a new battery that can fully charge electronic devices in just 10 minutes.

Need to reduce dependence on electronic imports, says Modi

Last Updated: Friday, February 14, 2014, 16:11

Favouring reduced dependence on imports, particularly, of electronic items, BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi today said there should be focus on manufacturing sector along with services to tide over the mismatch as also to ensure better inclusive growth.