Calcutta  /  Published 15.01.21

Gifts for your furry friend

Popsicles Dog owners have always allowed their furry friends small quantities of vanilla ice cream but here’s a dessert tailor-made for both canines and felines. Pawsecco Freeze Pops are made o...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake

Opinion  /  Published 14.01.21

Digest the irony: the story of global hunger

With no end to the pandemic in sight, people have now begun to worry about the different kinds of economic and social effects of Covid-19 more than about the disease itself. An impending food crisis i...
By Anup Sinha in

India  /  Published 14.01.21

Civic body bans food distribution

The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation on Wednesday banned distribution of free food and clothes to the homeless people living on the roadside under its jurisdiction and urged all those who wanted to e...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.12.20

State: hunger pangs worse now

“The rest got the free grain only for only some months. Amongst those without a NFSA ration card, almost a third had applied for a card, but had not obtained one. Another 18 per cent were unawar...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Business  /  Published 25.12.20

Bectors jumps 107% over offer price

Investors who had picked up shares of Mrs Bectors Food Specialities at its initial public offering (IPO) on Thursday saw the value of their holdings double as it made a strong debut on the bourses. Th...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai


Business  /  Published 23.12.20

Calcutta start-up dares Big-2

Banerjea, who was born in Calcutta and studied in Institute of Hotel Management, Calcutta before going to Cornell University, is bullish about the city being the base of operation. “My passion ...
By Pinak Ghosh in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 22.12.20

Digest this: without milk and meat

A family that eats together, stays together. This was my grandfather’s favourite maxim. But mealtimes can be tense affairs in joint families. The latest cause of unrest in mine is my sister&rsqu...
By Srimoyee Bagchi in

World  /  Published 20.12.20

US agency authorises Moderna vaccine

The Food and Drug Administration on Friday authorised the coronavirus vaccine made by Moderna for emergency use, allowing the shipment of millions more doses across the nation and intensifying the deb...
By New York Times News Service in New York

Business  /  Published 18.12.20

Investors feast on Bectors

Shares of Burger King, which have been sizzling in the bourses since its listing, witnessed a two-sided movement as it surged another 10 per cent on Thursday to an intra-day high of Rs 219.15. However...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Opinion  /  Published 17.12.20

Hungry India: layered and complex

A step backward can reverse years of progress. Such a threat looms large over India’s efforts to tackle malnutrition. Data from the latest National Family Health Survey reveal that in the last f...
By The Editorial Board in


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