FOOD

  • Mufti Mohammad Sayeed assures to streamline distribution of ration 4 days ago

    Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed promised to streamline the distribution of ration in the state and assured that the government will take up the issue on priority basis. The ration will be provided to the people as per the 2011 census. "The Government will take up...
  • IIT and IHM graduates join hands to give tea a new flavour at Chai Thela 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Catering to the need of every class, two young entrepreneurs have joined hands to give tea a new twist and flavour. Opening six outlets in a year in Noida near Delhi, 'Chai Thela' is gaining popularity with each passing day. Pankaj Judge, a graduate of IIT Kharagpur, and...
  • Now, order food via Ola app 1 week ago

    New Delhi: From taxi hailing cab aggregator Ola is now moving to food delivery with its new service that lets you order food from restaurants in your locality and get it delivered at your doorstep. Ola Cafe, the firm's new service will start delivering food from top rated restaurants in a...
  • Congress workers protest against Land bill, clash with police March 16, 2015

    Raipur/New Delhi: Congress workers on Monday clashed with police in Raipur during their protest against Land Acquisition Bill. Congress has launched a nationwide protest against Modi-government's land bill. Hundreds of Congress workers clashed with police during a protest against the BJP Government's Land Acquisition bill, saying it was anti-farmer. In New...
  • Restaurant review: Zingo Star? Go for it! March 16, 2015

    When Sohrab Sitaram, a popular name in the hospitality industry, and Raghav Kapoor, an experienced investor and serial entrepreneur, decided to launch Zingo Star, they wanted to create a space which not only offered great food items, but also an ambience that makes it a great hangout for youngsters. Frankly,...
  • Delhi government puts up status of ration card applications online March 15, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhiites can now check the status of their ration cards, distribution of rations, performance of officials of the department with the Delhi Government putting up all such informations online. Food Supplies & Consumer Affairs Minister Asim Ahmed Khan said real-time information about pendency and disposal of applications for food...
  • National Flags of these 18 countries made from each country's traditional food is brilliant and yum March 14, 2015

    It is truly ingenious that someone decides to make National Flags out of each country's traditional food item and there is no way at all that Flags have looks so delicious before! ...
  • No proposal under consideration to regulate e-commerce: Ram Vilas Paswan March 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Friday said that there is no proposal under consideration to regulate e-commerce business in the country. In a written reply to the Rajya Sabha, he also said the government has initiated investigation on the basis of formal complaints alleging unfair...
  • Why do we Momo? The snack that has become THE street food of Delhi March 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Whenever you think in terms of street food in Delhi, there is only one thing that comes to you mind. Momo. Boiled, fried or baked in a tandoor, with a dash of red chili sauce, mayonnaise and a little chaat masala. And filled with chicken, paneer, mushrooms or...
  • February retail inflation edges up to 5.37 per cent on costlier food items March 12, 2015

    New Delhi: The retail inflation rose to 5.37 per cent in February on higher prices of food items, including vegetables and beverages. The consumer price based retail inflation (consumer price index or CPI) for February is calculated with a new base year of 2012. For January, the retail inflation with a...
  • Why just stop at beef? There are so many other food items that should be banned immediately March 12, 2015

    It has been more than a week since the ban of beef has been passes in Maharashtra, and the world is already a much better place to live in. But was it enough?There are so many other food products that need to be banned because they harm us in ways...
  • The Food Show: Cooking 'Junglee Mutton' with Deeksha Seth March 8, 2015

    In this episode of 'The Food Show', actress Deeksha Seth cooks 'Junglee Mutton'. ...
  • President Mukherjee accepts Raosaheb Dadarao Danve resignation March 6, 2015

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday accepted the resignation of Minister of State for Consumer Affairs and Food and Public Distribution, Raosaheb Dadarao Danve, from the Union Council of Ministers. President, as advised by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, accepted the resignation of Danve with immediate effect, Rashtrapati Bhavan said in...
  • Adopt healthy food habits for Holi March 5, 2015

    New Delhi: With truckloads of deep fried food items and sweets in front of you, it is difficult to lose weight during festivals like Holi, which is on Friday this year. If you cannot lose weight, at least try not to put on extra pounds, says an expert. Harsh Kapoor, director,...
  • Want to host a Holi party? These 5 five steps will make it a memorable event March 4, 2015

    New Delhi: Now unforgettable things are rare and come once in a long time. So to throw a party which makes a lasting impression on your friends' memory would be a hard thing to do but can be managed if you follow these steps and work a little hard. Invitees:...
  • The Food Show: Cooking with Kunal Vijaykar March 1, 2015

    In this episode of 'The Food Show', Kunal Vijaykar cooks Sookha Vatana, Akoori on toast and chinchoni. ...
  • Food subsidies need overhaul to curb losses: Economic Survey February 27, 2015

    New Delhi: India's food subsidy regime needs to be overhauled with direct cash transfers to rein in losses in the public distribution of dietary staples to the poor, the Economic Survey said on Friday. The Economic Survey, the basis for Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's 2015/16 budget on Saturday, said reform of...
  • India not to cut multi-billion dollar food handout programme: Source February 27, 2015

    New Delhi: India will not scale down its multi-billion dollar food welfare programme that promises ultra-cheap rice and wheat to most of its people despite a high-level recommendation, a top government source said on Wednesday. A panel set up by Prime Minister Narendra Modi last month urged the government to lower...
  • Food subsidy of Rs 8,228 crore released to 5 states under NFSA February 24, 2015

    New Delhi: Under the National Food Security Act, the Centre has released Rs 8,228.01 crore so far this fiscal, to five states where procurement of grains is decentralised. In a written reply to the Lok Sabha, Minister of State for Food Raosaheb Patil Danve informed that five states -- Bihar,...
  • Online food ordering service in Railways stuck in bureaucratic bottleneck February 23, 2015

    In the Railway Budget 2014, the then Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda announced that branded pre-cooked food and e-catering services will be introduced in Railways. However, the scheme is stuck in a bureaucratic bottleneck. ...
  • The Food Show: Cooking with Ad guru Prahlad Kakar February 21, 2015

    In this episode of 'The Food Show', Ad guru Prahlad Kakar cooks Mutton Curry and Fish Molly. ...
  • Uber begins delivering food in Spain after ban on taxi service February 21, 2015

    Barcelona: US smartphone app firm Uber reappeared in Spain as a home food delivery network after a court banned it from operating its taxi service following complaints from professional drivers. It was the first launch outside the United States of Uber's food delivery application. For the moment the Spanish version of the...
  • Giant-killer Asim Ahmed Khan gets cabinet berth February 14, 2015

    New Delhi: From being a member of AAP's minority wing to securing a cabinet berth, Asim Ahmed Khan of AAP Khan is known as the 'giant-killer' for defeating five-time MLA Shoaib Iqbal in Matia Mahal assembly constituency. Khan defeated Iqbal in Matia Mahal by a margin of over 26,000 votes but...
  • India's January consumer price inflation 5.11 per cent y/y: Government February 12, 2015

    New Delhi: India's annual consumer inflation accelerated to 5.11 per cent in January from 4.28 per cent a month ago, after the government shifted to a new base year for calculating prices, government data showed on Thursday. The country's statistics department has started using 2012 as the new base in place...
  • Sanjeev Kapoor to be part of Dubai Food Festival February 12, 2015

    Dubai: Indian celebrity chef Sanjeev Kapoor will participate in Masala! Food Fair, a two-day celebration of food and entertainment from the subcontinent, which will begin Feb 20 here as a part of Dubai Food Festival. Kapoor will be hosting a series of interactive culinary sessions and will also be judging on-site...
  • Zomato to launch home delivery service in India on March 16: Report February 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Indian restaurant search service provider Zomato that recently acquired US-based rival Urbanspoon for about $50 million is now planning to expand its business into food orders, says a TechCrunch report. The company reportedly has plans to start its new service in India next month. According to the report, Zomato's...
  • The Food Show: How to make 'Cream Puffs' at home February 9, 2015

    In this episode of 'The Food Show', we tell you how to cook 'Cream Puffs' at your home. ...
  • Mumbai foodies prefer vegetarian snacks February 5, 2015

    Mumbai: When it comes to snacking, most foodies here prefer them to be vegetarian, says a study. As many as 69.66 percent of Mumbai people prefer vegetarian snacks, with only 13 percent choosing non-vegetarian snacks, said a survey conducted by corporate quick service restaurant chain Jumboking. The survey, conducted on around 315...
  • The Food Show: Street foods at home February 1, 2015

    In this episode of 'The Food Show', we tell you, how street foods can be recreated in your kitchen. ...
  • Food Security Act: BJP wanted to oppose but feared backlash January 22, 2015

    New Delhi: When the UPA government brought Food Security Bill, BJP had felt that the coverage of 67 per cent population under it was too high but did not oppose then because of the fear of being branded "anti-poor", a senior party leader said on Thursday. BJP then decided to...