FOOD

  • The Food Show: Cooking with Kunal Vijaykar 2 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    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 1 week ago

    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...
  • Indian kitchen goes global, 'keema', 'papad' now English words January 19, 2015

    Kolkata: Reflecting the global popularity of Indian food, a number of Indian words like 'keema' and 'papad' have been accepted in the Oxford English dictionary for the first time. The ninth edition of the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary, released on Monday, has included over 240 words from Indian English. Many of these...
  • Watch: The Food show January 17, 2015

    In this episode of 'The Food show' take a look at the fun recipes to cook. ...
  • CSR mushrooming the minds of Indian youngsters January 16, 2015

    Corporate Social Responsibility in India is now a robust and thriving sector and has definitely touched a new high, in the wake of the recent law implemented for Indian corporates as well as foreign investors. The roots of CSR lie in philanthropic activities, which encompass a long list of activities...
  • December WPI At 0.11%, food inflation at 5.2% Vs 0.63% in November January 14, 2015

    New Delhi: India's wholesale price inflation inched up to 0.11 per cent in December, snapping a six-month easing trend as food costs jumped up year-on-year, government data showed on Wednesday. Wholesale prices unexpectedly didn't advance in November. The reading for October wholesale price inflation was revised to 1.66 per cent from 1.77...
  • December retail inflation picks up to 5 per cent on higher food costs January 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Annual consumer price inflation accelerated for the first time in five months in December to 5.0 per cent, driven by higher food costs, government data showed on Monday. The data compared with a 5.4 per cent annual rise predicted by analysts. Consumer food price inflation, under a new series published...
  • Watch: The Food show January 11, 2015

    In this episode of 'The Food show' take a look at the fun recipes to cook....
  • Watching more TV may lead to increased snacking January 8, 2015

    Houston: People who watch excessive amounts of TV tend to eat more unhealthy foods and might not understand the foundations of a healthy diet, a new study suggests. A number of previous studies found a relationship between TV use in terms of the number of hours watched per day and unhealthy...
  • Watch: The food show January 3, 2015

    In this segment take a look at the fun recipes to cook. ...
  • 24 passengers fall ill after consuming railway food, protest at Mughalsarai station January 3, 2015

    Mughalsarai: Twenty four passengers travelling on the Purvanchal Express from New Delhi to Howrah has fallen ill after they ate food from the railways pantry. The condition of five passengers is believed to be critical. Irritated passengers got off the train in Mughal Sarai station in Uttar Pradesh to protest....
  • Pakistan chef talks about cuisine diplomacy at food summit December 31, 2014

    Kolkata: Having picked up the 'rasogolla' as a signature culinary item from this part of the country, celebrated Pakistan chef from Karachi Mohammad Arif advocates cuisine diplomacy between the two neighbours. "Bowled over by the 'pyaar' of the people here, in Bengal. As we keep coming for the third successive year...
  • Swine flu: Delhi markets openly sell infected chicken December 30, 2014

    New Delhi: At a time when six people have lost their lives and over 60 have been affected due to swine flu, an investigation by Network 18 shows how chicken- unfit for human consumption- is being sold in Delhi markets. Widely famous as the country's biggest wholesale market for non-vegetarian food,...
  • Watch: The food show December 27, 2014

    In this segment take a look at the fun recipes to cook. ...
  • Enraged Patna Rajdhani Express passengers loot pantry car, create ruckus December 26, 2014

    Visual of passengers looting and vandalizing pantry car of Patna-New Delhi Rajdhani Express after they were not served food on board the train. ...
  • Have food, will share: Robin Hood Army, a group of young samaratians spreads happiness this winter by donating warm meals, blankets to the homeless December 23, 2014

    Delhi: While we are busy covering ourselves in layers of warm clothes in this harsh winter in Delhi, there is a group of young Samaritans called the Robin Hood Army who are out on the streets every night ensuring that the homeless get warm food and blankets to survive. Started...
  • The food show: Renowned chef Viraf Patel shares his cooking secrets December 21, 2014

    In this edition, Co-owner and chef of 'Cafe Zoe' Viraf Patel shares his cooking secrets. Viraf makes scrambled eggs, pizza and strawberry popsicle for the viewers. ...