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Initial trends of Crop Cutting Experiments Heatwave hit wheat yield, 10-12 quintal per hectare loss expected

April 17, 2022 4:01 am

Crop Cutting Experiments are conducted every year to get an accurate estimate of the yield of the major crops.

Simple test to find out if your food grains are adulterated with poisonous dhatura seeds

January 19, 2022 2:54 pm

Dhatura, often used in religious rituals, is toxic for consumption and may lead to food poisoning.

Nutrition check: Is brown rice actually healthier than white rice?

December 15, 2021 5:35 pm

"All white rice starts out as brown rice before it is polished. All unpolished rice is nowadays sold under the term brown rice," nutritionist Bhuvan Rastogi said

This gluten-free grain helps manage weight, aids digestive health; would you like to try?

October 18, 2021 3:49 pm

"It’s one of those grains that most of us should be having more of," said ayurvedic counsellor Pooja.

Brown vs white rice: Which is better?

January 05, 2021 1:45 pm

A nutritionist explains the best way to choose your grain; take a look

Punjab lifted entire quantity of foodgrains given by Centre: MoS

July 08, 2020 11:30 am

A government statement said the Punjab government has lifted the entire quantity of foodgrains, allocated by the Central government under the Pradhan Mantri Gareeb Kalyan Ann Yojana and Atma Nirbhar Bharat Yojana.

Gujarat: Govt takes u-turn, directs all foodgrain APMCs to remain shut till Apr 14

March 26, 2020 9:39 pm

In a directive issued on Thursday by Director of Agriculture Marketing and Rural Finance YA Baloch stated, the step to allow the APMCs to remain closed has been taken because "financial year ending, lack of labourers and availability of only few traders for the auction process."

Diabetic? Count on these whole grains to control your blood sugar levels

January 29, 2020 9:37 am

Managing diabetes does take a little learning and getting used to but, the knowledge will help you lead a healthy and happy life.

India for better deal on food stock-holding issue

December 10, 2017 3:52 am

India will seek concrete work plans on a special safeguard mechanism (SSM) for developing countries to protect their farmers from a spurt in imports.

Kerry discusses security, energy with Sushma, WTO talks with Jaitley

July 31, 2014 9:45 pm

State visit by Kerry is the first high-level interaction at the political level between the two countries after the Modi govt came to power.