Business  /  Published 04.05.22

Adani Wilmar buys Kohinoor brand

Adani Wilmar Limited (AWL) on Tuesday announced the acquisition of several brands, including the renowned Kohinoor Brand for the domestic (India region) from McCormick Switzerland GMBH for an undisclo...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 22.03.22

'No plan to buy more mills'

Adani Wilmar Ltd (AWL) has confirmed it has “taken” a rice-processing unit in Burdwan but said it has no plans to purchase more such units in Bengal and that it intends to work closely wit...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

India  /  Published 21.03.22

Pakhala day lifts fish prices

Fish vendors made a killing as Odisha observed “pakhala dibas” (soaked rice day), the favourite dish of the masses that goes well with fish. Buyers had to pay at least Rs 20-30 more per kg...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 14.02.22

UP: Appeal of salt versus pain of unemployment

One-kilo packets of ghee, salt and black gram along with the 5kg rice or wheat provided free against ration cards. Mixed with a generous portion of the Karnataka hijab controversy. That’s the c...
By Nalin Verma in Bareilly

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.01.22

14 rice mills launched

State food and civil supplies department minister Rameshwar Oraon, who is also the state finance minister, along with senior bureaucrats, were aslo present at the function held at ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


India  /  Published 16.12.21

Bihar to buy parboiled rice only

Bihar has decided to procure parboiled rice instead of raw rice from this year, at a time the Centre has contentiously stopped buying the parboiled variety from Odisha and Telangana citing lack of dem...
By Dev Raj in Patna

World  /  Published 13.12.21

Gothic novelist Anne Rice dies at 80

Anne Rice, the Gothic novelist best known for her best-selling book Interview With the Vampire, died on Saturday of “complications resulting from a stroke”.She was 80. Born in New Orleans...
By Elian Peltier

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.12.21

Jharkhand to borrow to buy paddy

Jharkhand, which is plagued by a shortage of rice mills, has for the first time decided to take a loan from two public sector banks to procure paddy from farmers at minimum support price (MSP). The H...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 04.12.21

Parboiled rice? No takers, insists Union govt

Who eats parboiled rice? Only people in Odisha and Telangana, Union food minister Piyush Goyal appeared to suggest on Friday. Asked by MPs from Odisha and Telangana why the Centre had stopped procuri...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 24.11.21

Left seeks farmer connect with jatra

The CPM in East Burdwan’s Khandaghosh is striving to go back to the basics and revive its connect with people through the jatra. The folk form is a huge draw among people, mostly farmers in a d...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)


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