Tuesday, Sep 27, 2022



Why millets are better than rice, wheat or your breakfast cereal for diabetes, heart and weight loss

September 27, 2022 10:29 am

Not for nothing are millets being called the next superfoods. Experts break down what makes them the perfect recipe for future-proofing our lives

20 heritage rice varieties traced and revived in Tamil Nadu

September 27, 2022 3:05 am

Sastra Deemed University, using the Science and Heritage Research Initiative (SHRI) scheme of the Department of Science and Technology, has so far benefited more than 500 farmers through the initiative, according to the experts.

What government curbs on exporting rice mean for India and the world

September 15, 2022 12:15 pm

The curbs announced will affect just under half of India’s rice exports in terms of quantity and over a third by value.

Centre bans broken rice exports: ‘Abnormal increase’

September 09, 2022 11:09 pm

The move came a day after the government imposed a 20 per cent export duty on all non-basmati rice except par-boiled rice.

Should you eat rice if you are suffering from PCOS or diabetes? Find out here

August 26, 2022 12:44 pm

According to nutritionist Bhakti Kapoor, the way you cook rice has a crucial impact on its starch content

Should diabetics cut down on white rice?

August 16, 2022 12:00 pm

Nutritionist Bhuvan Rastogi said, "it's important to understand the ratios of food on a plate".

Explained: Wheat consumption trends in India, and why allocation has been cut

July 07, 2022 7:21 am

Following a revision in May, wheat allocation under NFSA has been slashed for 10 states, of which UP and Gujarat have demanded a rollback. How much wheat do the states consume, what is the revision, and why?

Ashok Gulati and Ritika Juneja write: Why rice and wheat bans aren’t the answer to inflation

July 28, 2022 2:21 pm

Abrupt export bans inflict high costs on poorer nations. India’s agri-trade policies need to be predictable, rather than a result of knee-jerk reactions

Under Phase-2 distribution of fortified rice, 90 districts covered out of 291 targeted

June 14, 2022 12:12 pm

On August 15, 2021, PM Narendra Modi had announced the government’s intention to distribute fortified rice under various government schemes including the PDS, Integrated Child Development Scheme, PM POSHAN, among others.

Punjab Agricultural University's PR-130 rice variant gets nod from state approval committee

May 10, 2022 10:58 am

Dr Gurjit Singh Mangat, additional director of research (crop improvement), said, “It is mid-maturing, lodging tolerant, bacterial blight resistant variety with better milling quality characteristics."