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Juvenile diabetes: Can it be prevented?

Juvenile diabetes: Can it be prevented?

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 10:00

According to a study conducted by the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), there are about a million children with Type I diabetes in India.

Govt merges directorates of sugar & edible oils

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 16:25

In line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's policy of minimum government, maximum governance, the Centre has merged the Directorate of Sugar and the Directorate of Edible Oils in the Food Ministry.

High-tech device for medical testing trials in India

Last Updated: Sunday, August 17, 2014, 16:33

A compact, inexpensive handheld device that monitors diabetes, detects malaria and environmental pollutants is being trialled in India by Harvard scientists.

Serious shortage of sugarcane seed next season: Expert

Last Updated: Saturday, August 16, 2014, 19:33

There will be serious shortage of sugarcane seeds in the next season in Tamil Nadu, following erratic monsoon and deficit rain for last three years, a senior official in Sugarcane Breeding Institute here, said on Saturday.

Import duty on sugar can be raised if mills clear arrears: Paswan

Last Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 21:54

The government could raise import duty on sugar to protect mills if they clear farmers` cane arrears, Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said Thursday.

Take tough action against defaulting sugar mills: Centre to UP

Last Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 19:55

The Centre on Thursday asked the Uttar Pradesh government to take "tough action" against defaulting sugar mills if they fail to clear Rs 5,300 crore sugarcane arrear to farmers by next month.

ICRA pegs domestic sugar production at 24MT in 2013-14 marketing year

Last Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014, 22:58

Sugar production in the country is expected to decline to 24 million tonnes (MT) during sugar year 2013-14, due to reduced cane crushing in Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu, a ratings agency said in its latest report.

`Diabetes education` reduces BP, blood sugar

Last Updated: Sunday, August 10, 2014, 14:25

A study has revealed that diabetes education helps people to cope with their diabetic condition by reducing blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol levels.

Centre calls meeting to resolve UP sugar mills issue on Aug 14

Last Updated: Saturday, August 09, 2014, 17:36

With sugar mills in Uttar Pradesh threatening to shut down operations due to high state-set cane prices, the Centre has called a meeting on August 14 to resolve the issue.

Govt to take steps to address sugar industry problems

Last Updated: Friday, August 08, 2014, 16:38

Food and Civil Supplies Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said the money would go directly into the accounts of farmers so as to avoid any malpractice by the mills.

Fruit flies next frontier to fight diabetes

Last Updated: Friday, August 08, 2014, 12:08

Tiny fruit flies can unlock the mystery of how mutations associated with the development of diabetes affect the production and secretion of the vital hormone insulin.

Sugar mills owe Rs 9,252 crore to cane farmers as on July 31

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 17:11

Sugar marketing year runs from October to September.