India  /  Published 02.06.20

Ration relief for lockdown-hit sex workers in Odisha

The Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) has come to the rescue of Bhubaneswar’s sex workers who have been badly affected by the ongoing coronavirus-induced lockdown. The rights body has directed t...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Opinion  /  Published 17.11.18

Waste not, want not

Sir — It was worrying to learn that poor diet is a greater threat to public health across the world than dangerous diseases like malaria, tuberculosis and measles. This finding was published in a re...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 15.11.18

Food security does not equal good nutrition

One is what one eats. A study by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization confirms that poor-quality diet poses a greater threat to public health across the world than malaria, tuberculosi...
By The Editorial Board in

North East  /  Published 11.10.19

Tea Board warning on adulteration

Tea Board India on Friday warned of legal action against those adding colour to tea.It said there was no provision for use of colour in tea and advised all stakeholders to follow the Food Safety and S...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.11.18

Order ‘Power breakfast’ online in Jamshedpur

An entrepreneur, who has made a name for himself by running a thriving organic farm at Dalma in collaboration with local residents, is now branching onto something that all parents of school-going chi...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedupur

Health  /  Published 11.11.18

Is genetically modified food really safe?

India has established a regulatory and legal framework involving bodies like the Genetic Engineering Approval Committee (GEAC) and Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) and laws relatin...
By Rajat Chaudhuri in

Food  /  Published 10.08.18

South meets North for a kebab feast

By TT Bureau in

Business  /  Published 12.06.20

Government skips IIP, price data

The government on Friday held back the release of the complete data of the index of industrial production for April, saying it is not appropriate to compare the data with the earlier months because of...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.06.20

Low free grain figure

State governments have been able to supply free foodgrain to only 20.36 lakh migrants who don’t have a ration card against the target of 8 crore such migrants, according to data released by the Unio...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.10.19

Plastic curbs to spare multi-layered packaging

The Union environment ministry has asserted there is no imminent ban on single-use plastics but India should seek to eliminate their use by 2022 through a mix of legislative interventions and behaviou...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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