Food

  • Photos: Meet Idlii Man, Samosa Boy, and Jalebi Woman: Artist creates delicious Indian Superheroes inspired by India's most loved food items 2 days ago

    Indian artist Rajkamal Aich has made a series of Indian superheroes. But these are superheroes with a difference. In a typical Indian foodie's books, samosas, jalebis and idlis are already superheroes. Rajkamal Aich picked up his pen and brought these superheroes to life as the Samosa Boy, Jalebi Woman, and...
  • Soon order food of your choice through SMS onboard train 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Soon you can order meals of your taste through SMS while travelling on a train as Railways is launching a mobile phonebased service in a move to offer multiple catering options to passengers. The SMSbased service, part of the ecatering service, will be launched on September 25 in a...
  • Gobi manchurian, Singapuri chowmien and chicken lollipop: 10 SinoIndian dishes that must be added to Chinese President Xi Jinping's dinner menu in India 5 days ago

    The President of China Xi Jinping was treated to a private dinner at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's residence yesterday. There were folk programmes with the traditional Gujarati 'garba' dance to entertain the Chinese President and the first lady of China Peng Liyuan. The dinner menu reportedly had over 100 dishes,...
  • The largest 'roti' in the world weighs 64 kg! 20 unusual food related Guinness World Records that are hard to beat September 15, 2014

    Did you know the largest 'naan' in the world weighs 9.5 kg? The Guinness World Records have seen unusual large morsels of food and beverages in the last six decades. There have been recordbreaking hot dogs and slices of meat that have left people amused. The record book soon became...
  • Living It Up: Food Allergy, a problem that can be life threatening September 13, 2014

    More than 200 million children world over have food allergies, according to World Allergy Organisation. CNNIBN, in its latest episode of 'Living It Up', talks about ways to keep children away from such risks. ...
  • Food packets being flown from Mysore to Kashmir September 13, 2014

    New Delhi: As relief work progresses in floodravaged Jammu and Kashmir, food packets made in Mysore are being flown all the way to Srinagar for the flood victims. Food packets, prepared using the same technique which goes in making food packets for soldiers at Siachen glacier, is being prepared by premier...
  • 'India's farm subsidy well below WTO cap of 10 pc' September 11, 2014

    New Delhi: India's farm subsidies are well below the WTO's cap of 10 per cent and the developed world should move ahead with finding a permanent solution for stock piling of grains for food security purposes, an official said. According to a WTO filing, India has given a total farm subsidy...
  • J&K floods: Army ensures food, drinking water availability to people September 11, 2014

    en as relief and rescue teams evacuated around one lakh people and shifted them to safe shelters in the flood hit Kashmir Valley, there are many stranded people who are reluctant to leave their homes. For those who don't want to leave their homes, authorities said they are concentrating more...
  • Andhra Pradesh announces Rs 5 crore aid for Kashmir September 10, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday announced financial assistance of Rs 5 crore for the floodhit people of Jammu and Kashmir. He said the state has sent 300 metric tonnes of readytoeat packaged food. According to a statement from the Chief Minister's office, 145 metric tonnes of...
  • Pig's intestines, dog meat and red ant dip: 10 Indian nonvegetarian dishes you must try at least once in your lifetime September 9, 2014

    Indian cuisine is not just about curries and breads. If you travel from one state to another, your palate will be exposed to different flavours and tastes that you may never find in any other country. While nonvegetarian dishes like butter chicken and biryani are easily the most popular in...
  • Food security: South Africa backs India's stance at WTO September 7, 2014

    New Delhi: South Africa supports India's stance at WTO on public food stock holding issue as developing nations have responsibility to ensure that "those who are not able to feed themselves" are brought under the food security net, said South African High Commissioner to India FK Morule. "The developing countries which...
  • Avial, kootu curry, and pal payassam: 14 mouthwatering dishes you can savour at every Onam Sadya September 7, 2014

    There are a few things you should never miss when you're in Kerala. Food and festivals make God's own country an experience to remember. This state has welcomed merchants, tourists, pilgrims, globetrotters and immigrants from all over the world. It is one of the rare states in India that was...
  • Delhi: Tihar Jail inmates run a restaurant, serve mouthwatering dishes September 6, 2014

    New Delhi: There is no denying the fact that one's good conduct pays in the long run and that is what is exactly being experienced by Tihar Jail prisoners, some of whom have been given a chance to interact with the public. Located on the Jail Road in west Delhi...
  • Inflation still high, says RBI governor September 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Ahead of the policy review by monthend, Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan has said that inflation is still high. "... but inflation still remains high on supplyside rigidities," Rajan was quoted as telling a conference in Boston, USA, by the organisers Citi. ...
  • Roasted duck, bamboo shoot fry and dumplings: 10 mouthwatering dishes that are best prepared in northeast India September 4, 2014

    The seven sisters or the seven northeast Indian states are famous for their unconventional cuisine. The northeastern part of India exposes your palate to adventurous dishes from dogs to beef, and frog legs to crabs. They also relish rice and fish like nonvegetarians in the rest of India and are...
  • Avani Davda, the only Indian in Fortune's list of groundbreaking women in food world September 4, 2014

    New York: Tata Starbucks CEO Avani Davda is the only Indian featured in Fortune and Food & Wine's list of 25 "most groundbreaking" women who are changing the way people eat and think about food. Davda, ranked 13 on the 'The Most Innovative Women in Food and Drink' list, leads the...
  • Harsimrat Kaur Badal says Modi has the drive and vision for a better India September 3, 2014

    Minister of Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal in an interview to CNNIBN said that majority people back Prime Minister Narendra Modi's growth. "PM Modi is replicating the Gujarat Model at a national level," said Badal. ...
  • Inflation in check, growth and investment picking up, assures Arun Jaitley August 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday presented the Finance Ministry's report card for the last hundred days since the NDA government came to power, as well as the recent initiatives taken by the Finance Ministry. Jaitley assured that inflation is in check, growth and investment is steadily picking up...
  • People unhappy with Modi government's 100day report card: NCP August 30, 2014

    Nagpur: People are unhappy with the performance of Narendra Modi government at the Centre during its first 100 days as it has failed to keep its promises on rising prices and inflation, the National Congress Party said on Saturday. "People are not at all happy with the BJP government at the...
  • Watch: Turns out, you have been eating sushi wrong all your life. Here's the proper way to eat sushi August 28, 2014

    Famous chef Naomichi Yasuda from Tokyo holds a masterclass in eating sushi the right way. The Munchies channel on YouTube uploaded a video where Yasuda presents the dos and don'ts of eating sushi. So, have you been eating sushi wrong all this while? ...
  • From the oldest Lucknowi Biryani to the most renowned Hyderabadi Biryani: 10 delicious varieties of Biryani from different parts of India August 25, 2014

    Biryani originated in Persia and made inroads to India via Afghanistan. The earliest examples of Biryani were seen during the Mughal rule in the form of Lucknowi Biryani. Gradually there was a Calcutta Biryani and the very famous Hyderabadi Biryani. The world renowned Hyderabadi Biryani has also been recognised by...
  • Innovation top concern of India's food processing: CII August 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Product development and innovation are the top concerns for the Indian food processing sector, the Confederation of Indian Industry said in a report on Sunday. "While India has favourable supply side dynamics, thanks to its strong agriculture base, product development and innovation in the sector has taken a back...
  • Change India: Ideas on curbing food inflation, helping agriculture August 24, 2014

    In this edition of the 'Change India: What India Wants' series, we discuss how can we curb food inflation and increase agricultural productivity. ...
  • 2,240 Ebola cases in West Africa: UN August 20, 2014

    United Nations: The number of Ebola cases in Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone, has reached 2,240 and a total of 1,229 deaths were also registered, UN spokesman Steaphane Dujarric said on Tuesday. "WHO is working with the World Food Programme (WFP) to ensure that people in the quarantine zone receive...
  • Liberia fights Ebola in capital, West Africa toll tops 1,200 August 19, 2014

    Monrovia/Genev: Liberia battled on Tuesday to halt the spread of the Ebola disease in its crowded, rundown oceanside capital Monrovia, recording the most new deaths as fatalities from the world's worst outbreak of the deadly virus rose above 1,200. The epidemic of the hemorrhagic disease, which can kill up to 90...
  • Chettinad cuisine, Bhut Jolokia pickle, and Vindaloo: 10 spiciest Indian dishes that set tongues on fire! August 18, 2014

    Indian cuisine is famous for some of the spiciest dishes in the world. Have you ever shared a meal with a foreign tourist who labelled it 'spicy' even when it didn't have chillies? You'd be surprised to know that the 'Bhut Jolokia' chilli, a nonhybrid pepper is so spicy it...
  • July retail inflation accelerates to 7.96 per cent August 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Consumer price inflation accelerated to a twomonth high of 7.96 per cent in July, driven up by surging prices for vegetables, fruit and milk, government data showed on Tuesday. A Reuters poll had forecast the consumer price inflation rate would edge up to 7.4 percent from 7.31 percent in...
  • Photos: Instagram artist makes giants out of everyday foods and ants out of human beings with his amazing photography. It's all for a cause! August 9, 2014

    Architectturnedphotographer William Kass is an Instagram star. With 29,215 followers on the social networking site, Kass makes everyday food interesting. He doesn't cook, nor does he take photos of brilliant food. This man uses everyday foods in his creations and hopes to spread awareness about the amount of food the...
  • Narendra Modi sticks to failed recipe in India's food inflation fight August 8, 2014

    New Delhi: It's been more than a month since Nirmala bought fresh tomatoes. A fourfold rise in prices since early June has made the essential ingredient in Indian curries and sauces a luxury she can no longer afford. "Buying tomatoes feels like buying jewellery," says the 29yearold maid, who is struggling...