FOOD PRODUCTS

  • Father of green revolution remembered in United States August 9, 2013

    Dr Norman Borlaug, known as the "father of the green revolution", was remembered for "his great contributions to the advancement of agriculture and food production in India" at a function in Washington. "When you consider the achievements of Dr Norman Borlaug, you realise that this is what legends are made of,"...
  • Irregularities in labelling of Ramdev's food products September 26, 2012

    Dehradun: Alleged irregularities have been found in the labelling of some of the food products marketed by yoga guru Ramdev's Divya Yog Mandir Trust, Haridwar District Magistrate Sachin Kurve said on Wednesday. Citing a report of Rudrapurbased Food and Drug Testing Laboratory in this regard, he said irregularities have been found...
  • KTDC to purchase food products from govt agencies August 2, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: With food adulteration being reported from various parts of the state, Kerala Tourism Development Corporation (KTDC) has decided to purchase meat and fish from government agencies for all its hotels. The purchase will be made from the Livestock Development Board, Meat Products of India, Kerala State Coastal Area...
  • Inflation falls to 16month low of 3.79 per cent September 7, 2007

    New Delhi Cheaper food products and some manufactured items dragged inflation to a 16month low at 3.79 per cent for the week ended August 25, raising expectations of a softening monetary policy stance by the central bank. The wholesale price indexbased inflation, which stood at 3.94 per cent for the...
  • Inflation falls to 5.77 per cent May 4, 2007

    New Delhi: Inflation fell to 5.77 per cent during the week ended April 21 from 6.09 per cent in the previous week due to lower prices of some food products and manufactured items. While prices of cereals, pulses, eggs, meat and fish declined, those of vegetables, fruits, condiments and spices rose,...