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Rice

Jul 18, 2020 16:39
“As the schools are not functioning due to the corona, 50,000 students for four months will be given 4 kg of rice and groceries of Rs 250-330 per parent on the school premises,” said Kamalakannan. read more
Jun 30, 2020 19:03
The Bengal CM’s announcement came just minutes after Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the union government would distribute free food grains to 80 crore of the country’s poorest till November-end. read more
May 02, 2020 11:39
The GI has tag great potential to play a major role in trade and there is a possibility of preserving many traditional skills. read more
Mar 03, 2020 22:18
Union food minister Ram Vilas Paswan announced this after a meeting with Punjab’s food and civil supplies minister Bharat Bhushan Ashu to discuss the storage problem in the state. read more
Dec 12, 2019 12:24
In a football-mad state, TRAU is one of only two clubs from Manipur to play professional league football. Even before its rise to the I League, TRAU, which was formed in 1954 as a multi-sport club, was an important conduit for budding footballers. read more
Oct 17, 2019 20:04
India’s rice exports in August fell 29% year-on-year to 644, 249 tonnes due to weak demand from African countries for non-basmati rice. read more
Sep 04, 2019 18:11
The latest incident was even more galling as it came less than 10 days after chief minister Mamata Banerjee had directed the administration to ensure frugal but nutritious meals for the students. read more
Aug 20, 2019 03:52
Chatterjee, who was accompanied by the local media during her visit to Bani Mandir School in Chinsurah, alleged that funds allocated by the Centre for mid-day meals in schools were being misappropriated by local Trinamool Congress leaders. read more
Jul 28, 2019 16:35
Since produce sold in Kolkata doesn’t originate only from areas known to be afflicted with arsenic in the soil, like some Bengal districts and neighbouring states like Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, the finding may hold alarming nation-wide implications. read more
Apr 18, 2019 06:47
Having rice that breaks down more slowly to glucose, or low-GI rice, can therefore ensure sugar is more evenly released over time, rather than all at once. Any variety of rice with a GI score of 55 or less is considered diabetic-friendly. read more
Feb 06, 2019 15:54
Assam has been witnessing protests from various groups opposed to the bill, which seeks to provide citizenship to religious minorities from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan. read more
Jan 17, 2019 13:47
Here is a rundown of the daily meal plan that dozens of health and environment experts are urging the world to adopt in order to sustain a global population of 10 billion by mid-century, while reining in climate change and preventing millions of premature... read more
Oct 06, 2018 18:54
From Kashmir’ mushk budji to Tamil Nadu’s kavuni arisi, the kinds of rice eaten in various parts of India could fill a complete edition of an encyclopedia. read more
Jul 17, 2018 15:42
Calories in white rice: The better half of many delectable food combos like dal-chaawal, rajma-chaawal, biriyanis and more, white rice is also a good source of carbohydrates. But is it safe for diabetics? read more
Jul 06, 2018 07:34
The union cabinet announced Minimum Support Prices (MSPs) for the 2018-19 Kharif marketing season on Wednesday. MSPs for all crops are at least 50% more than the projected A2+FL cost of production. read more