Fruit

  • Fruit, vegetable prices push March retail inflation to 8.31 per cent 15-04-2014 06:45 PM

    Retail inflation in March inched up to 8.31 per cent from 8.03 in February, mainly on account of a rise in fruit and vegetable prices. "Provisional annual inflation rate based on all India general Consumer Price Index (Combined) for March 2014 on point to point basis (over March 2013) is...
  • Woman buys Apple phones online, conned into paying $1200 for 2 apples 04-08-2013 02:03 PM

    Melbourne: A 21-year-old Australian woman who was trying to buy Apple smartphones online was conned into paying USD 1,200 for two edible apples! The woman, who has not been named, had posted an ad on website Gumtree asking to buy two Apple smartphones. She was soon contacted by another woman...
  • Pomegranate good for sex life and the heart 12-11-2011 12:47 PM

    London: Pomengranate is virtually nature's elixir that can help stave off heart disease, relieve stress and perk up your sex life. A two million pounds study has found that an extract of the whole fruit - including pith, peel and seeds - was given to 60 volunteers every day for...
  • 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 shoots up to 11.43 per cent 27-10-2011 12:00 PM

    New Delhi: Food inflation shot up to 11.43 per cent for the week ended October 15 on the back of costlier vegetables, fruits, milk and protein-based items. As measured by Wholesale Price Index (WPI), food inflation stood at 10.60 per cent in the previous week. The rate of price rise...
  • Eating veggies, fruits helps protect the heart 15-10-2011 04:39 PM

    A new study finds eating the right food can override a natural risk someone may carry for heart attack. ...
  • 2G: SC to hear Unitech MD bail plea today 14-10-2011 08:43 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will continue hearing the bail petition of Unitech MD Sanjay Chandra in the 2G case on Friday. The defence teams of co-accused Rajiv Agarwal and Asif Balwa of Kusegaon Fruits will also be completing their arguments in the court. There is a possibility of court...
  • Grow 'kitchen garden' on mission to Mars? 29-08-2011 06:23 PM

    Washington: Astronauts on the first manned mission to Mars are considering to grow their own food in a hi-tech 'kitchen garden' onboard their spaceship, according to NASA. Supplying enough food for a round trip to the Red Planet is one of the greatest challenges facing mission planners. Now the US...
  • Food inflation inches up to 8.04 pc 04-08-2011 12:57 PM

    New Delhi: After dropping to a 20-month low in mid-July, food inflation inched up to 8.04 per cent for the week ended July 23 on expensive onion, fruits and milk. Food inflation, measured by the Wholesale Price Index (WPI), was 7.33 per cent in the previous week, the lowest since...
  • 'Mediterranean diet' can help one live longer 04-08-2011 12:15 PM

    London: A 'Mediterranean diet' can increase a woman's lifespan by as much as 15 years, and increase a man's life by eight years, says a study. What is a Mediterranean diet? It is one rich in vegetables, olive oil, fruit, nuts, fish and whole grains, with occasional meat and alcohol....
  • Food inflation falls to 8.53 per cent 05-05-2011 12:19 PM

    New Delhi: Food inflation fell to 8.53 per cent for the week ended on April 23 on the back of fall in prices of pulses, reversing the upward trend seen in the previous fortnight. Food inflation in the previous week was 8.76 per cent. The latest numbers are likely to...
  • Happy people eat candies, hopeful ones eat fruit 20-04-2011 12:11 PM

    Washington: Happy people are more likely to eat candy bars and hopeful ones choose fruit. "Most of us are aware that we often fall victim to emotional eating, but how is it that we might choose unhealthy or healthy snacks when we're feeling good?" write authors Karen Page Winterich of...
  • Beware of contaminated fruits and vegetables 15-03-2011 06:23 PM

    Eating fresh vegetables and fruits may not always lead to good health as our food is being contaminated with rat poison and insecticides. ...
  • Inflation jumps to 17.05 pc from 15.57 pc 03-02-2011 12:50 PM

    New Delhi: Food inflation soared to 17.05 per cent for the week ended January 22, rising for the second straight week, on the back of costlier vegetables, fruits and milk. Food inflation rose by 1.48 percentage points from 15.57 per cent in the previous week. The food inflation last year...
  • Fruits, vegetables can lower heart risk 19-01-2011 06:53 PM

    London: They are considered good for your health. Now, a new study has claimed that eating a minimum of eight portions of fruit and vegetables daily can lower the risk of heart disease by almost a quarter. The research, which has looked at 300,000 people aged from 40 to 85...
  • Ripening of fruits: states asked to act tough 01-07-2010 06:13 PM

    Artificial ripening of fruits is illegal and prohibited under the Prevention of Food Adulteration Act. ...
  • Watch: Check out the best fruit cake for X-mas Day 25-12-2009 10:39 AM

    Try out the special fruit cake on this Christmas eve. ...
  • Watch: Cyrus on the nuttiness in Fruit & Nut 24-10-2009 02:26 AM

    Cyrus Broacha and Kunal Vijaykar talk about Fruit & Nut. ...
  • Fruit And Nut team hold a party before release 16-10-2009 04:00 AM

    With a cast like Boman Irani, Cyrus Broacha the film promises to be a laugh riot. ...
  • Cyrus dresses as whale to promote Akshay-starrer Blue 10-10-2009 02:56 PM

    Cyrus's Fruit and Nut is also releasing on the same day as Blue. ...