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Ram Vilas Paswan favours ban on sugar futures

Ram Vilas Paswan favours ban on sugar futures

With retail sugar prices crossing Rs 40/kg, Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Wednesday favoured ban on sugar futures trade in the interest of consumers.

These signs shows you are addicted to sugar!

One should not consume too much of sugar as it is considered not good for health and can lead to diseases like hypertension, depression, obesity and fatigue. 

Govt mulls curbs on sugar sales at mill level to check prices

Govt mulls curbs on sugar sales at mill level to check prices

Government is mulling imposing stock limit for sugar millers and restricting domestic sales by fixing quota on each mill to tame sweetener's retail prices, which are currently ruling as high as Rs 43 per kg.

Are avocados the best first foods for babies?

Babies' ideal first foods should have a low to moderate sweet and salty flavour profile to avoid early preferences for sweet foods.

Five easy home remedies to treat water retention!

Water retention is quite common and normal if you are pregnant or menstruating, otherwise one should consult a doctor immediately as it is considered not good for health.

Costlier food items push June WPI inflation to 1.62%

Costlier food items push June WPI inflation to 1.62%

Costlier vegetables, pulses and sugar pushed WPI inflation for the third straight month in June to 1.62 percent, queering the pitch for the Reserve Bank to reduce rates in its August policy meet.

Sugar exports unviable after imposition of 20% duty: ISMA

Sugar exports unviable after imposition of 20% duty: ISMA

Sugar industry body ISMA on Friday said that exports of sweetener become unviable after imposition of 20 percent customs duty but it will help in maintaining enough stock to meet the domestic demand.

Govt slaps 20% export duty on sugar to check prices

Govt slaps 20% export duty on sugar to check prices

Government Thursday imposed 20 percent customs duty on sugar exports to boost domestic supply and check prices which are ruling high at Rs 40/kg.

High rise in export of Sugar

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Sugar exports up at 1.6 MT so far in 2015-16 season

Sugar exports up at 1.6 MT so far in 2015-16 season

New Delhi: India has exported over 1.6 million tonnes of sugar so far in 2015-16 marketing year that started from October last, up 46 percent from the whole of previous year, according to industry body ISMA.

Food Ministry proposes 25% duty on sugar export to ensure sufficient supply

Food Ministry proposes 25% duty on sugar export to ensure sufficient supply

The Food Ministry has proposed imposing 25 percent duty on export of sugar to ensure sufficient supply in the domestic market, Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan has said.

Video alert! Here's how Karan Singh Grover surprised Bipasha Basu on their wedding day

Video alert! Here's how Karan Singh Grover surprised Bipasha Basu on their wedding day

Check out how Karan Singh Grover surprised Bipasha Basu on their D-day!

Rising price of Sugar and Pulses hitting common man's pocket yet again

In a span of just a fortnight, there has been a spike of over 45% in the price of pulses like arhar, masoor and chana. Wholesale and retail prices have shot up simultaneously.

Government allows states to fix stock holding limit on sugar

Government allows states to fix stock holding limit on sugar - Mandi Live

As the Government has allowed states to fix stock holding limit on sugar, watch the video and get to know the latest updates about it.

Top sugar producer Maharashtra exempts mills from paying cane tax

Maharashtra, India`s top sugar producing state, on Friday exempted sugar exporting mills from paying cane purchase tax for the 2015/16 marketing year that started on Oct. 1, the state`s finance minister said.

Sugar found in leafy greens good for your gut health!

The discovery also paves the wave for developing an entirely new class of antibiotics.

Honey: How it helps in weight loss!

Studies suggest that honey is a smarter choice than table sugar for people wanting to lose weight.

Why it's difficult to control sweet cravings

 A habit leaves a lasting mark on specific circuits in the brain, pushing us to feed our cravings, reveals a new study.

Over-consumption of sugar during adolescence alters brain's reward circuits: Study

Long-term impacts of over-consumption of sugary foods during adolescence can be studied with the help of a recent study conducted on rats.

Researchers find 'eating habits' can influence sleep

 You might have often heard that you're eating habits affect your sleep. To put a conformation on this, a new study has found that eating less fiber, more saturated fat and more sugar is associated with lighter, less restorative, and more disrupted sleep.