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This is why you should eat pasta regularly!

A new research has revealed that people who eat pasta regularly may have better diet quality, greater intake of vitamin and minerals and can better manage blood sugar levels, as compared to those who doesn't eat it.

Feb 07, 2017, 13:55 PM IST

Revealed: Moon's actual age, and it's older than we thought!

The moon is at least 4.51 billion years old -- 40-140 million years older than previously thought and not long after Earth,

Jan 13, 2017, 14:00 PM IST

Ditch pills, opt for healthy food for essential nutrients

The best way to have a healthy body is to drop the consumption of pills and medicines as substitutes for vegetables and include food which is packed with vitamins, minerals, and essential nutrients.

Dec 19, 2016, 19:14 PM IST

Study identifies everyday factors that may trigger dementia risk

In a recent study, experts have created a shortlist of environmental factors that may possibly contribute to our risk of developing dementia.

Oct 12, 2016, 20:46 PM IST

Five surprising health benefits of jaggery – From constipation to weight loss!

Jaggery, which acts as diuretic, can help stimulate bowel movements, thereby providing relief from constipation.

Sep 05, 2016, 10:11 AM IST

Dietary supplements can prevent Alzheimer's: Study

Do you think a dietary supplement can help prevent neurological diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's?

Jun 04, 2016, 12:28 PM IST

Top five reasons why you should eat Taro root (Arbi)

Have you ever eaten this delicious food – Taro root, also known as arbi in Hindi? If not, you should start including this nutty vegetable into your diet to enjoy the rich nutrients of this wonderful gift of nature. 

Sep 17, 2015, 09:58 AM IST

Chimps eat clay to make diet mineral rich

 The chimpanzees in Uganda's Budongo forest have a new healthy recipe in hand. They have started to boost the minerals in their diet by eating clay which also helps them 'detox' and digest their food, says a new study.

Jul 29, 2015, 13:30 PM IST

Sole US rare-earths miner Molycorp files for bankruptcy

Molycorp, the sole US miner and producer of rare earth elements crucial in high-tech manufacturing, filed for bankruptcy protection on Thursday as it struggles with a mountain of debt.

Jun 26, 2015, 00:56 AM IST

India is now one of the world's fastest growing economies: Jaitley

Terming the one-year performance of Narendra Modi government as more than satisfactory, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said that the government is committed to bring in more reforms in the

May 22, 2015, 12:48 PM IST

Top 5 salads to welcome summers with!

Summers are hot and exhausting, nonetheless it is the favourite season of many. Be it for the bright and vibrant colours, flavours, clothes or food to top it all.

Apr 17, 2015, 19:14 PM IST

Bolivia works to fill mountain mined for 5 centuries

Bolivian authorities have dumped roughly 30,000 tonnes of dirt on Cerro Rico to keep the shape of the Potosi mountain, which is sinking after more than five centuries of mining for silver and other minerals.

Apr 08, 2015, 21:48 PM IST

Rajya Sabha passes Mines Bill

The Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2015, seeking to introduce the system of auction of mines to enhance transparency in mineral allocations was passed in Rajya Sabha on Friday.

Mar 20, 2015, 12:32 PM IST

No dearth of iron ore in country: Govt

With 152 million tonne production against consumption of 111 MT in 2013-14, there is no dearth of iron ore in the country, the government Monday informed Parliament.

Mar 16, 2015, 16:48 PM IST

India to mine Indian Ocean seabed for gold, silver

 The central government is all set to exploit 10,000 sq. kms of the Indian Ocean seabed for minerals including gold, silver and platinum.

Feb 09, 2015, 11:55 AM IST

Govt to push for passage of bills to replace ordinances

The government will try to push for the passage of six bills to replace ordinances in the first half of the Budget Session of Parliament beginning February 23.

Jan 30, 2015, 21:46 PM IST

HC orders notices to state, central govts

The Madras High Court on Friday ordered notices to the state and central governments on a PIL by a scientist alleging rare minerals worth at least Rs one lakh crore had been illegally mined in coastal districts of Tamil Nadu by private firms with the 'active connivance' of government officials.

Jan 24, 2015, 00:28 AM IST

Government hikes royalty rates on minerals

The government Wednesday gave nod to increasing royalty rates on minerals including iron ore and bauxite, a long-awaited move that will significantly swell the annual revenue of states.

Aug 20, 2014, 23:33 PM IST

Jharkhand has plenty of potential for growth: Hemant Soren

Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Thursday said the mineral-rich Jharkhand has plenty of potential for growth but lagged behind because of the prevailing mindset of the people.

Jul 24, 2014, 17:22 PM IST

China speeds up Indian Ocean exploration for minerals

China has said its research vessel surveying polymetallic deposits in the Indian Ocean has discovered two hydrothermal and four hydrothermal anomaly areas as the resource-hungry country stepped up efforts to extract minerals from the seabed.

Feb 26, 2014, 21:21 PM IST