Dairy

  • Farmers form co-operative committee for milk production, dairy business 1 week ago

    Farmers and livestock-men of Chhattisgarh's naxal-hit Dantewada district have formed a cooperative committee to take up a project for milk production and dairy business. "In retaliation to the so-called 'red revolution' of naxalites, farmers and stockmen of the tribal district have introduced a unique model 'Kshirsagar Project', which will enhance the...
  • More government outlets to sell onions, potatoes in Delhi July 7, 2014

    New Delhi: To keep a tab on the prices of onions and potatoes, Mother Dairy outlets in the city will soon start selling them and the number of government outlets selling them will also go up, officials said on Monday. At a high-level meeting with all heads of departments, Delhi's Principal...
  • Delayed monsoon hits dairies, souring inflation outlook July 1, 2014

    Mewat: Jai Prakash Sharma looked gloomily into the chilling tanks at the Mewat milk cooperative: they are only half full these days, thanks to a delay in India's annual monsoon rains that has robbed cattle fodder of nutritious moisture. "If there are not sufficient rains in the next few days, some...
  • No charges for Japanese in Anne Frank diary vandalism case June 19, 2014

    Tokyo: A 36-year-old Japanese man arrested for vandalising library copies of Anne Frank's "The Diary of a Young Girl" will not be charged after he was found to be mentally incompetent, a report said on Thursday. In March, police arrested the unidentified suspect following a rash of incidents which saw...
  • Government should fix price of the milk we sell: Haryana dairy farmers June 25, 2014

    As the Narendra Modi government came to power with a huge mandate, there are high expectation of the people from the maiden Budget of the NDA government which will be tabled in July. Dairy farmers in Haryana says, "We don't get the right price for the milk we sell. When...
  • Success story of Bihar's Sudha cooperative finds place in NCERT book June 10, 2014

    The success story of Bihar's Sudha milk cooperative, which markets its products under the label "Sudha Dairy", has found place in the NCERT textbooks, officials on Tuesday said. Bihar State Cooperative Milk Producers' Federation (COMPFED) managing director Harjot Kaur said Sudha's success story has been published by the National Council of...
  • Pig DNA found in Cadbury products, Indonesia carries out tests June 1, 2014

    Jakarta: Indonesian authorities are carrying out tests on Cadbury chocolate after pig DNA was found in some of its products in Malaysia, an official in the world's most populous Muslim nation said on Friday. Cadbury pulled its Dairy Milk hazelnut and Dairy Milk roast almond products from shelves in Malaysia earlier...
  • Milkfed Punjab hikes curd, cheese prices May 31, 2014

    Chandigarh: Consumers in Punjab will have to pay more for milk products as state-owned dairy federation Milkfed has decided to raise rates of curd and cheese by up to 40 per cent from June 1. However, retail milk prices have not been revised. "The prices of curd and cheese have been...
  • Delhi HC dismisses plea on milk adulteration and price hike May 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday dismissed a plea seeking direction to the city government to take immediate steps to prevent supply of adulterated milk in the capital and to not hike the price of milk further. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and RS Endlaw rejected social...
  • Mother Dairy's Deputy Manager jailed in food adulteration case May 20, 2014

    New Delhi: A deputy manager of a dairy major has been awarded six months in jail by a Delhi court for supplying adulterated low fat cream to a hotel in 2006. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Gaurav Rao also imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 on Mother Dairy's deputy manager Dr...
  • Delhi BJP demands roll back of hike in milk prices May 12, 2014

    New Delhi: BJP on Monday demanded an immediate roll back of the hike in milk prices by Mother Dairy and Amul, terming it is "unnecessary". "Mother Dairy, which is Government-run Company, has also increased the milk price by 2 per litre after Amul increased price. Increase in the price of...
  • Dairy officer's assets worth Rs 6.74 cr attached March 11, 2014

    Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday attached assets worth Rs 6.74 crore of a senior Rajasthan Cooperative Dairy Federation (RCDF) officer in connection with a corruption case involving allegations of money laundering. The officer has been identified as one Surendra Kumar Sharma, who has been working as a deputy manager at the...
  • Answers for India's progress: Dairy farming turns to a professionally managed industry March 8, 2014

    India is known as the 'oyster' of the global dairy industry and is the largest producer and consumer of milk. The dairy farming is now evolving from just an agrarian way of life to a professionally managed industry. ...
  • Dairy owner found murdered near his residence in Ghaziabad February 20, 2014

    A 27-year-old dairy owner was on Thursday found murdered in a drain near his house in Sahibabad area of the district, police said. They said the role of the victim's friends, who are on the run after the murder, was suspected in the incident. The deceased has been identified as Harrendra...
  • Mother Dairy raises milk price by Rs 2 January 31, 2014

    New Delhi: Mother Dairy, a major distributor of milk in Delhi and its adjoining areas, announced an increase of Rs 2 a litre in prices of its milk with effect from Saturday. Mother Dairy's full cream milk (poly pack) will now cost Rs 46 a litre against the existing Rs 44,...
  • Gujarat: Just like ATM, Amul launches 'Any Time Milk' machine in Anand January 25, 2014

    Anand: A 'Any Time Milk' machine has been installed at Anand's Amul Dairy in Gujarat and plans are underway to replicate the model across major cities of India as well. The machine dispenses a 300-ml pouch of fresh milk for Rs 10. Anand resident Karan Sood said, "Our milk vendor is...
  • Delhi govt to sell subsidised onion at selected points August 16, 2013

    With onion prices shooting through the roof, Delhi government will facilitate selling of the kitchen staple at around Rs 50 a KG at 1,000 points across the city. A total of 150 mobile vans will be deployed to sell onion across the city from tomorrow morning and each of the vehicles...
  • I don't recommend any type of alcohol for bodybuilding: Kris Gethin June 6, 2013

    Kris Gethin, editor-at-large of Bodybuilding.com and personal trainer to Hrithik Roshan, joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on his book 'The Bodybuilding.com Guide to Your Best Body'. Q. Hi Kris, To build more muscle, Is it better to hit each muscle twice a week or once a week? Asked by: Anupam ...
  • Delhi BJP demands roll back of hike in milk prices May 28, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi unit of BJP on Monday demanded an immediate roll back of the hike in milk prices by Mother Dairy, expressing apprehension that the Delhi Milk Scheme and other vendors will follow suit. "The residents of Delhi have already been reeling under the pressure of price rise....
  • Mother Dairy hikes milk prices by upto Rs 3 per litre May 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Mother Dairy on Sunday announced an increase of up to Rs 3 per litre in milk prices in Delhi-NCR region from Monday, citing rise in input costs. Full cream milk will be dearer by Rs 3 per litre, while other variants will be costlier by Rs 2 per...
  • Delhi: Woman's live-in partner allegedly rapes minor daughters April 25, 2013

    New Delhi: In yet another shocking crime, two minor sisters were allegedly raped by their mother's paramour who was living in their house in New Delhi, the police said on Thursday. The accused, identified as Rakesh Mishra, 35, a motor mechanic, has been arrested. "The man had been staying in...
  • Delhi: Man convicted for sodomising 5-yr-old boy February 10, 2013

    New Delhi: A Delhi court has held a man guilty of sodomising a five-year-old boy in 2010. Metropolitan magistrate Kishor Kumar convicted Rajesh, a resident of Shahbad Dairy (Outer Delhi), for sodomising the boy after taking him to his house on the pretext of giving him snacks. "In view of the...
  • Delhi: Mother Dairy milk prices hiked by up to Rs 2 September 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Pay more for your daily does of calcium now. Milk has become dearer by Rs 2 in the national capital. This is the first hike of the year. A litre of full-cream Mother Dairy milk will now cost Rs 39. Toned milk will cost Rs 31. Mother Dairy has attributed...
  • Mother Dairy hikes milk prices in Delhi September 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Mother Dairy on Friday announced an increase of up to Rs 2 a litre in milk prices in the Delhi-NCR region with effect from September 8. Full cream milk will be dearer by Rs 2 per litre, while other variants will be costlier by Re 1 a litre. One...
  • Mumbai crawls after heavy rains, 1 dead, traffic hit September 4, 2012

    Mumbai: Mumbai and large parts of Maharashtra experienced incessant torrential rains on Monday, throwing normal life out of gear. In Mumbai, a 70-year-old man died after being electrocuted in eastern suburbs while four people sustained injuries as a hut collapsed due to landslide at Chunabhatti. Waterlogging upto 2 feet were reported...
  • Mumbai rains hit rail, road traffic, cause landslide September 3, 2012

    Mumbai: Updates 10.44 PM After battling 3-4 hour traffic snarls, Mumbai is slowly limping back to normalcy, most of the people are reaching home. 10.20 PM Rains have stopped in most of the places, if it stays so for half an hour more water will drain away, says BMC disaster management. 10.03...
  • Milk to be dearer by Rs 2 in Delhi, NCR from today April 16, 2012

    New Delhi: Milk prices in the national capital and adjoining areas will rise by up to Rs 2 per litre from Monday with two leading suppliers hiking rates, but largest seller Mother Dairy is not increasing rates just yet. Amul and Quality Dairy will increase milk...
  • Milk man of India Dr Verghese Kurien turns 90 November 26, 2011

    Anand (Gujarat): The father of India's white revolution, Dr Verghese Kurien, who turned 10 million farmers into a legendary cooperative, turned 90 on Saturday. Everyday at the crack of dawn, more than 10 million dairy farmers in Gujarat begin a journey that has given them economic independence. Kurien was 28 when he...
  • Food inflation declines to 11.81 per cent November 11, 2011

    New Delhi: Food inflation declined marginally to 11.81 per cent in the week ended October 29, but the slight moderation in the rate of price rise provided little respite to consumers burdened by high prices of essential kitchen staples like vegetables and pulses. Food inflation, as measured by the Wholesale...
  • Food inflation surges to 12.21 per cent November 3, 2011

    New Delhi: Food inflation rose to 12.21 per cent during the week ended October 22, with expensive vegetables, pulses, fruits and milk, putting more burden on the common man. Food inflation, as measured by the Wholesale Price Index (WPI), stood at 11.43 per cent in the previous week. The rate of...