Friday, May 24, 2019
Scientists question govt policies responsible for rising area under water-intensive rice crop
They questioned the government over potato is being thrown on roads, and onions being sold at Rs 2 per kg in wholesale market and Rs 20 per kg in retail.
5 months ago
Stuck with leftover rice? Try these 10 recipes
If you've got some leftover rice, with these delicious, creative suggestions you'll never need to throw it away again. Here are some easy ways to turn it into a fabulous new meal or side dish.
7 months ago
Diet diary: Is your daily plate of rice putting you at major health risk?
In a consumer report in the US, analysis of US federal health data found that people who ate rice had arsenic levels that were 44 per cent greater than those who did not.
2 years ago
Haryana govt suffered Rs 52-cr loss as 19 millers failed to deliver rice
The report states that in case of HAIC, physical verification reports were not available whereas in case of HSWC, physical verification reports were deficient.
3 years ago
From January 27, rice and wheat at Rs 2 per kg
While speaking at the state Secreteriat after a cabinet meeting on Friday, Mamata said: “Seven crore people will get rice and wheat at Rs 2 per kg. We are giving it so that people get food security.”
3 years ago
Maharashtra govt provides subsidised rice to 8.77 cr beneficiaries
No shortage of rice, says govt and warns against creating panic or promoting hoarding
4 years ago
El Nino threatens to return, hit global food production
El Nino in 2009 turned India's monsoon patchy, leading to the worst drought in nearly four decades.
5 years ago
Govt eyes spice route to keep marauding elephants at bay
Experts say cultivating chillies and peppers will keep elephants off the human turf.
6 years ago
Monsoon yet to pick up,farmers kharif hopes dim
With the monsoon failing to pick up over the last couple of weeks,the hopes of farmers in the state for a good kharif season have taken a beating.
7 years ago
Rising labour costs force farmers to do own work
For the first time in a decade,the acute shortage of migrant labourers is forcing Punjab farmers to sow paddy crops on their own.
8 years ago
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