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
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.
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.
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.
August 26, 2022 12:44 pm
According to nutritionist Bhakti Kapoor, the way you cook rice has a crucial impact on its starch content
August 16, 2022 12:00 pm
Nutritionist Bhuvan Rastogi said, "it's important to understand the ratios of food on a plate".
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?
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
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.
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."