December 28, 2019 11:33 am
Dr Poonam A Sachdev, head of the Department of Food Science and Technology at the university said the department is emphasizing on low-cost technologies which can be adopted at farm gate and household level.
December 24, 2019 8:54 am
As demand for imported onions increased, prices in the countries of origin also spiked, which saw these onions failing to make much impact in domestic markets
December 16, 2019 4:20 pm
"The supply of most of the vegetables, including potato and tomato, has been affected because of recent rains. This has resulted in increase in prices," Potato and Onion Merchants Association at Azadpur mandi General Secretary Rajendra Sharma said.
December 16, 2019 4:56 am
The decision to increase the minimum retail price of milk was taken in a meeting of the Dairy Farmers and Processors Welfare Association in Pune on Saturday.
December 17, 2019 11:34 am
Since September this year, onion prices have been rising, with the crisis peaking late in November. Urban consumers in Pune and Mumbai had to pay more than Rs 100 per kg, which was a first for many in the state.
December 13, 2019 4:57 am
The measures follow the theft of five sacks of onions weighing 250 kg and worth Rs 25,000 from the stall of Prahlad Ingle, 53, at Patel Park last month. Ingle considered going to police but decided the “hassle” was not worth it.
December 13, 2019 11:50 am
The average traded price of the bulb in the wholesale market of Pimpalgaon in Nashik district’s Niphad taluka on Thursday was Rs 6,000 per quintal — a correction of over Rs 500 since Wednesday.
December 12, 2019 12:01 am
How the dhabas, which put Murthal on the paratha map of India, are dealing with the crunch.
December 11, 2019 11:45 pm
As India tackles another onion price crisis, we trace its history of cultivation over 5,000 years and its inextricable link with the caste system in India
December 10, 2019 8:57 am
“Didi we buy onion for Rs 120 per kilogram from wholesale market and sell it for Rs 140/kg. What can we do? It’s (onion) not in India,” a vegetable seller told the Chief Minister.