Pulses

  • Signals detected by Chinese ship consistent with MH370 black box, confirms Australia 05-04-2014 05:21 PM

    Perth:The Australian-led joint agency coordinating the search for the missing Malaysian jetliner says electronic pulse signals reportedly detected by a Chinese ship in the southern Indian Ocean are consistent with those of an aircraft black box. Earlier on Saturday a Chinese patrol ship Haixun 01 searching for the missing Malaysian...
  • ACB books 16 medical department officials for fraud in Bundi 29-03-2014 02:28 PM

    The ACB has booked 16 officials of Bundi district's Medical and Health department for embezzlement of over Rs 22 lakhs from National Rural Health Mission and Pulse Polio Control Programme funds. The 16 officials, including Chief Medical and Health Officer of the medical department, were booked on Friday following the...
  • WB polio goof-up: 67 kids administered Hepatitis B, hospitalised 16-09-2013 08:50 AM

    Kolkata: In a major goof-up, sixty-seven children were hospitalised in Arambag near Kolkata, after they were mistakenly given Hepatitis B vaccines instead of Pulse Polio drops on Sunday. 40 of them are still under observation. Four health workers have been suspended for the lapse. Panic spread after parents started complaining...
  • Raman Singh seeks nutrition security in proposed Food Security Bill 31-07-2013 04:23 AM

    Seeking amendments in the proposed food security legislation, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Tuesday said more provisions like nutrition security should also be added to it to make it a complete package. "My suggestion is that some provisions should be added. It should not be confined to food security...
  • Facebook reportedly working on Flipboard-style news reading app 24-06-2013 08:46 AM

    New Delhi: In the wake of growing popularity of news reading apps like Flipboard and Pulse, Facebook is also planning to come with a similar app. According to a WSJ report, Facebook has been working on this project for over a year, which means that the social media giant had...
  • Karnataka: Fire in a godown, pulses & spices worth Rs 2 cr destroyed 02-06-2013 04:16 PM

    Bellary: A fire broke out in a pulses and spices godown in an industrial area in Bellary in the wee hours on Sunday. Electric short circuit was stated be the cause of the fire that broke out in the godown belonging to the firm Sai Balaji Cold Storage India Limited,...
  • LinkedIn to acquire e-reader company Pulse for $90 million 13-04-2013 10:49 AM

    California: Professional networking website LinkedIn is paying about $90 million to acquire Pulse, which makes an e-reader platform used on mobile devices. More than 30 million people worldwide use Pulse's e-reader applications on devices running both Apple and Android-based operating systems. The San Francisco-based company was founded in 2010 by...
  • Food inflation falls to single digit at 9.01 pc 24-11-2011 12:26 PM

    New Delhi: Food inflation fell sharply to single digit at 9.01 per cent for the week ended November 12 even as prices of most agricultural items, barring potatoes, onions and wheat, continued to rise, on an annual basis. Food inflation, as measured by the Wholesale Price Index (WPI), was 10.63...
  • Food inflation declines to 11.81 per cent 11-11-2011 12:53 PM

    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...
  • High food inflation due to festive demand: Pranab 03-11-2011 01:49 PM

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday expressed grave concern over rising food inflation, even as he attributed the latest spike in prices to increased demand during the festive season. Food inflation, at 12.21 per cent for the week ended October 22, climbed to a nine-month high. "Food inflation...
  • Food inflation surges to 12.21 per cent 03-11-2011 12:10 PM

    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...
  • Man wakes after 21 hours in morgue fridge 26-07-2011 12:06 PM

    Johannesburg: A South African man awoke to find himself in a morgue fridge, nearly a day after his family thought he had died, a health official has said. Health department spokesman Sizwe Kupelo said yesterday that the man awoke Sunday afternoon, 21 hours after his family called in an undertaker...
  • Food inflation rises to 8.31 per cent 14-07-2011 12:28 PM

    New Delhi: Snapping a two-week declining trend, food inflation rose to 8.31 per cent for the week ended July 2 on the back of soaring prices of protein-based items, cereals and vegetables. Food inflation, as measured by the Wholesale Price Index (WPI), rose by 0.70 percentage points during the week...
  • Food inflation falls to 7.78 pc from 9.19 pc 30-06-2011 12:35 PM

    New Delhi: Food inflation fell to a one-and-a-half month low of 7.78 per cent for the week ended June 18 on the back of cheaper vegetables, pulses and potatoes. Food inflation, as measured by the Wholesale Price Index (WPI), stood at 9.13 per cent during the previous week. It was...
  • 3 Indian origin doctors in UK top 50 10-05-2011 09:52 PM

    London: Three general practitioners of Indian origin are among Britain's 50 best doctors who have helped shape health care, according to Pulse, a leading medical publication. The three doctors who figure in the magazine's annual list of 50 best General Practitioners are Kamlesh Khunti, Chaand Nagpaul and Kailash Chand. Khunti,...
  • Orissa minister resigns over scam 05-02-2011 02:31 PM

    Bhubaneswar: Orissa's Women and Child Development Minister Pramila Mallick today resigned in the wake of allegation of a Rs 700-crore scam in purchase of dal for mid-day meal scheme and Supplementary Nutrition Programme (SNP). "I have tendered my resignation on my own on moral grounds for the interest of the...
  • Supply disruptions drive food inflation up 30-09-2010 02:03 PM

    New Delhi: Heavy rains and floods hit home as food inflation surges one per cent with rise in prices of pulses and vegetables. Is another rate hike by RBI on the cards? Heavy rains and subsequent floods have taken their toll on prices. Food inflation has surged. It's up a...
  • Food inflation rises up to 11.47 pc 09-09-2010 01:32 PM

    New Delhi: India's food inflation accelerated in late August, maintaining pressure on the central bank to tighten monetary policy further at its review next week. The weekly data could bolster expectations for an increase of 50 basis points in key policy rates by the end of 2010, despite a subdued...
  • 30 minutes: Indepth analysis on price rise 07-02-2010 02:59 PM

    CNN IBN tracks down essential commodities to find out why prices rise? ...
  • Pulses price soars to over Rs 70 a kilo 07-01-2010 11:18 PM

    Experts say it's the middlemen who make money in an unregulated market. ...
  • Nation's Pulse: Are rising prices inevitable? 17-12-2009 01:43 AM

    Congress, BJP and CPI(M) leaders joined CNN-IBN in a meaty debate. ...
  • Soaring prices of pulses not benefiting farmers 22-11-2009 12:56 PM

    Most of the farmers have shifted from dal cultivation to other lucrative crops. ...
  • Watch: More than 100 pc rise in pulses' prices 19-11-2009 02:38 PM

    The prices of almost all essential commodities have soared up. ...
  • Talking Point: Will UPA be able to contain food prices? 19-11-2009 12:41 AM

    Like gold, prices of essentials are touching record levels. ...