Jharkhand  /  Published 18.05.20

Tribal leaders sell awareness

Two leaders from the tribal community sold vegetables on Sunday to create awareness among the people to pay reasonable prices to vegetable growers.The sale happened from 6.30am to 8.30am at Dangra Tol...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

North East  /  Published 21.05.20

Sisters sell vegetables

Two sisters, aged 10 and 14, from Kakopathar in Upper Assam’s Tinsukia district, have been selling vegetables in local markets to support their family.“After selling vegetables, we buy essential c...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

Business  /  Published 13.11.19

Inflation vaults 4% threshold

Retail inflation in October jumped to a 16-month high of 4.62 per cent, breaching the RBI’s medium target of 4 per cent inflation, triggering the need for an immediate rate cut by the apex bank in i...
By Our Bureau & Agencies in New Delhi

Food  /  Published 26.10.19

Mood food: On the effect of diet on depression

The relationship between diet and depression has been studied by multiple experts over the years. But most studies have been focused on specific nutrients such as fatty acids (omega-3) and vitamins B6...
By Kaushik Talukdar in

India  /  Published 02.04.20

Cows feast on strawberries

Some of the cattle in the country are getting treated to strawberries and broccoli that farmers are struggling to transport and sell in cities amid the three-week lockdown.Demand for such premium farm...
By Reuters in Satara


North East  /  Published 14.05.20

Rs 2-crore veggies stuck in godowns

Perishable goods like potatoes, onions and garlic worth Rs 2 crore are lying at the Changsari wholesale godowns, which have been sealed by the government after a labourer, Mangru Sahani, was found inf...
By Sanjana Bordoloi in Guwahati

India  /  Published 28.03.20

Curbs force veggies off Varanasi plates

Varanasi on Saturday provided an example of how an administration can impose immense hardship on people by enforcing the lockdown while neglecting to assuage infrastructural shortcomings.“At many ho...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

North East  /  Published 12.12.19

Vegetable prices soar as supply falls

The ongoing protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill has hit both locals and tourists in Assam.The prices of vegetables have soared in the city because supply from outside, especially from Kha...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 21.11.18

Sikkim pushes for export of organic vegetables

Japan and South Korea have evinced interest in importing organic vegetables, food grains and medicinal plants grown in Sikkim, which if successful, would add yet another feather to the cap of the Hima...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Gangtok

North East  /  Published 06.04.20

Arunachal minister, MLAs donate funds

The upper districts of Arunachal Pradesh, which are dependent on supply of vegetables from Assam are facing scarcity of food during the lockdown period. To overcome the crisis, Aalo East MLA Kento Jin...
By Vinod Kumar Singh in Dhemaji


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