Recipe: Japanese Rice Crackers

Enjoy the Japanese rice crackers this season.

BPL families to get rice, wheat at Rs 3 per kg in Haryana

Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Thursday said that the government is planning to provide rice and wheat to BPL families in the state at a rate
of Rs 3 per kg.

Goa`s staple fish curry-rice under threat

An official Wednesday said unseasonal rains had hit paddy cultivation in excess of 20 percent -- putting Goa`s showcase culinary staple `Fish curry and rice` under threat.

Recipe: Sushi Rice

Enjoy the sumptuous sushi rice.

Obama, Rice huddle on arms treaty, other issues

President Barack Obama is meeting with former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to talk about a pending arms treaty with Russia and other issues.

Kerala asks Centre to take steps to make available rice

Kerala government on Saturday
asked Centre to reconsider its decision to ban export of rice
to make available rice to non-resident Keralities residing in
various foreign countries.

Rice yields falling due to warming

Rising temperatures are slowing the growth of rice production according to scientists.

Subsidised wheat, rice to 1.5 cr more BPL families from Oct 2

The government is likely to provide subsidised wheat and rice to 1.5 crore additional BPL families from October 2, Food and Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar
told the Rajya Sabha on Friday.

Franklin and Rice make music at Philly concert

Condoleezza Rice is no stranger to the whims of royalty. So when the Queen of Soul herself, Aretha Franklin, decided the two should get together to play a song or two for charity, it was decreed.

More rice and wheat at lower price through PDS

Concerned over the rising food
inflation, the government on Wednesday announced that it will sell
wheat and rice through ration shops at a price lower than what
it pays to procure from the market.

A rice variety that can be eaten without cooking

At a time when India is pushing
hard to save energy, scientists in Orissa are doing their bit
by popularising a rice variety that can be eaten without being

Maha CM seeks 30 pc cut in CIP of wheat, rice

Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok
Chavan has said the Centre should reduce the Central Issue
Price (CIP) of wheat and rice by at least 25 to 30 per cent,
to encourage sale under the Open Market Sale Scheme.

Rice procurement dips in Q1, to miss target

The govt’s target of procuring 272 lakh tonne rice is set to be missed, as purchase of the grain for the Central pool has dipped by over 7,000 tonne.

Pawar rules out rice import by Govt; stocks above buffer norms

Food and Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar today ruled out any possibility of the government importing rice and said the stocks are more than the buffer norms.

Rice an unlikely global warming culprit

Asian rice farmers typically do not fly around the world on holidays or own big-engine cars but scientists say they have an important role to play in helping cut the world`s output of greenhouse gases.

Rice, wheat for Re 1: BJP manifesto

All BPL families would get rice
and wheat at Re one per kg if the BJP was voted to power
in the assembly elections in Jharkhand beginning on November
25, the party on Thursday said in its manifesto.

After 20 years, India to import rice

India, a traditional rice
exporter, will import the grain for the first time in 20 years
to meet a projected shortfall of the crop hit by drought and
floods, government said on Wednesday.

Govt may have to import rice this year: Pranab

Expecting a 14-15 million shortfall in paddy production and procurement this year, India may import rice to shore up its stocks, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said here on Wednesday.

India talking to other nations for rice import

India has begun reaching out to
governments of other nations for import of rice to overcome
shortage in the domestic market, Commerce and Industry
Minister Anand Sharma said today.

Govt sees low rice, cane output, imports loom

India`s summer-sown crop output is set to shrink by more than initial forecasts after its worst monsoon rains in 37 years, raising the spectre of higher food prices and its further dependence on imports of rice and sugar.