Health  /  Published 16.11.19

Ways for diabetics to keep sugar levels steady

I’ve got sugar.” It’s something we hear all the time in India. No wonder we have 69.2 million diabetics living in India (as per 2015 data from WHO). The numbers are predicted to escalate to 98 m...
By Hena Nafis

Business  /  Published 07.03.19

Soft loan for ethanol

The government on Thursday announced an additional soft loan of Rs 12,900 crore for sugar mills to create ethanol capacity under a recently launched scheme. In addition, the government said a separate...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 26.02.19

Midlife fitness

Hot flashes. Raging moods. They’re symptoms typically associated with midlife hormonal bedlam. But hormones control so much more, from our energy and metabolism to how we build muscle. Hormonal chan...
By Anna Magee/The Daily Telegraph

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.06.19

Dos & don’ts from a cardiologist

Yoga is a combination of different postures (asanas), breathing techniques and meditation. It can be helpful in lowering heart disease risk and in cardiac rehabilitation post-heart attack or post-card...
By GUEST COLUMN: Dr Vipin Kumar in Patna

Business  /  Published 13.02.19

Sugar price offer fails to cheer mills

The government is planning to increase the ex-mill price of sugar by about Rs 2 per kg, much lower than the sum demanded by the industry that would enable them to meet the mounting cane arrears.“The...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi


Business  /  Published 10.02.19

Malaysia sweetener before polls

Malaysia has agreed to import 44,000 tonnes of sugar from India within weeks of New Delhi cutting the import duty on crude and refined palm oil from the Southeast Asian nation.The shipment of the swee...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 15.04.19

Modern hysterectomy, primitive poverty

After all, it is not genital mutilation. Or vagina sealing. Those are some of the agonizing traditional rituals for girls in various countries intended to make them attractive to men and sexually fait...
By The Editorial Board

Business  /  Published 26.09.18

Rs 5500cr package for sugar industry

The Centre on Wednesday announced a Rs 5,500-crore package for the sugar industry, including an over two-fold jump in production aid and a transport subsidy to mills for exports.The Cabinet Committee ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 19.09.18

Fine on sugar mills

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has imposed a Rs 38-crore penalty on 18 sugar mills and two trade associations for rigging bids in joint tenders floated by public sector oil marketing compan...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 19.05.19

Sugar mill bitter pill

Maharajganj, on the border with Nepal, rarely makes news. And its alienation is such that the most potent issue in this Lok Sabha constituency is the one raised by a doctor. It is an issue that can g...
By Piyush Srivastava in Maharajganj


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