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Sunday, April 11, 2021



Do you know about the three rules of eating pulses or dals?

March 04, 2021 2:44 pm

Taking to Instagram, a celebrity nutritionist explained the importance of having a balanced diet with the inclusion of pulses and cereals as part of her ongoing 12-week fitness project

Ahead of harvest, pulses trade below MSP

September 03, 2020 3:19 am

Across mandis wholesale prices have been correcting themselves even as the harvest is yet to hit the market. In case of Moong, prices have shown a sharp correction in August, which has dampened the chances of any drastic price rise in immediate future.

Only 10% free pulses under govt scheme distributed to poor so far

April 24, 2020 8:01 am

According to sources, the National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Ltd (NAFED), which comes under administrative control of the Agriculture Ministry, has been tasked with ensuring supply of pulses from the buffer stocks it maintains.

Maharashtra loves matki; have you tried it?

March 11, 2020 3:01 pm

While matki can also be made dry or in the form of a salad, here is a quick recipe for spicy amti which goes well with rotis and rice.

Food data raises alert: Indians are consuming less pulses and milk

February 24, 2020 8:44 am

Veteran agriculture economist Ashok Gulati feels the stagnant consumption trend in both milk and pulses is largely due to incomes, which aren’t rising as before. This is especially for the poorer sections, whose spending on protein-rich “superior” foods tends to increase even more with higher incomes.

Yogendra Yadav: Doubtful if even an import ban in view of bumper crop will soothe farmers

February 27, 2020 3:06 pm

The Union Agriculture Ministry estimates that India’s chickpea production for 2019-20 will be at 11.22 million tonnes (mt), a sharp increase from last year’s 9.94 mt and marginally short of 2017-18's record high of 11.38 mt.

Bumper again

February 20, 2020 8:00 am

Pulses farmers are set to harvest a record chana crop, but their party could be spoiled by imports.

Global pulses body talks about collaboration for increased consumption and cultivation in India

February 13, 2020 12:03 pm

Cindy Brown, Global Pulse Confederation (GPC) president while talking to The Indian Express, said India's shift from being the biggest importer of pulses has affected the global markets also.

Don't like dal? Try this instead with rice, says celebrity nutritionist

February 12, 2020 12:35 pm

Celebrity nutritionist Rujuta Diwekar took to Instagram to talk about the benefits of Metkut, a dry mixture of pulses.

India on track to become self-sufficient in pulses production: Agriculture Minister

February 10, 2020 5:53 pm

Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar mentioned that the government has taken many measures including hike in the minimum support price and procurement of pulses to support farmers.