Milk

  • Watch: Solutions for India's milk industry 29-03-2014 10:38 PM

    Siemens presents Answers for India's progress and takes a look at the technologies used by India's best brands in the milk industry. ...
  • Milk Music: Samsung introduces free streaming radio service 08-03-2014 12:04 PM

    New York: Samsung on Friday unveiled a new free music service for its phones that it touts as a significant improvement from the apps already on the market. The South Korean gadget maker's Milk Music service, which launched in the US on Friday, includes over 200 stations and 13 million...
  • Congress to counter NaMo tea with RaGa milk: Report 20-02-2014 05:42 PM

    The Congress is seeking to counter NaMo chai with RaGa (Rahul Gandhi) milk, says a report.A week after BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi held a 'Chai Chaupal' and interacted with people at 1,000 places in the country, Congress leaders in Uttar Pradesh have begun to sell milk in an...
  • Mother Dairy raises milk price by Rs 2 31-01-2014 09:05 PM

    New Delhi: Mother Dairy, a major distributor of milk in Delhi and its adjoining areas, announced an increase of Rs 2 a litre in prices of its milk with effect from Saturday. Mother Dairy's full cream milk (poly pack) will now cost Rs 46 a litre against the existing Rs...
  • NCP leader apologises for 'milk bath' to purify him after ink attack 29-12-2013 06:33 PM

    Mumbai: In a public display of blind faith, NCP workers bathed Maharashtra Labour minister and party leader Hasan Mushrif in milk to 'purify' him from an ink attack by a fellow worker. The incident in Kolhapur on Friday ironically occurred in a state which is the first in the country...
  • Make milk adulteration punishable with life imprisonment: Supreme Court 05-12-2013 03:25 PM

    The Supreme Court on Thursday urged state governments to make necessary amendments to their laws to make production and marketing of adulterated milk an offence punishable with life imprisonment. The observation by an apex court bench of Justice KS Radhakrishnan and Justice AK Sikri came after taking note of Uttar...
  • Bangalore: Milk, curd price to go up after Ganesha Chathurthi 03-09-2013 10:59 AM

    Bangalore: The milk and curd are likely to cost Rs 2 more from September 11. According to sources, the Karnataka Milk Federation (KMF) has decided to increase the price of milk and curd by Rs 2 per Kilo after the Ganesh Chathurthi festival. The KMF is the second largest cooperative...
  • First public sector breast milk bank in Kolkata inaugurated 07-08-2013 10:34 PM

    Kolkata: A modern and sophisticated breast milk bank, stated to be the first in India in the public sector, was on Wednesday inaugurated here at the premier state-run SSKM hospital by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. "This is a novel scheme to cater to the basic needs of a child who...
  • SC asks state govts to act against sale of adulterated milk 02-07-2013 02:55 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday expressed concern over the sale of adulterated milk in the country, saying it is a serious issue and action needs to be taken by the state governments to curb it. "It is a very serious issue. There is no doubt that it is...
  • Delhi BJP demands roll back of hike in milk prices 28-05-2013 12:35 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi unit of BJP on Monday demanded an immediate roll back of the hike in milk prices by Mother Dairy, expressing apprehension that the Delhi Milk Scheme and other vendors will follow suit. "The residents of Delhi have already been reeling under the pressure of price rise....
  • Mother Dairy hikes milk prices by upto Rs 3 per litre 26-05-2013 08:45 PM

    New Delhi: Mother Dairy on Sunday announced an increase of up to Rs 3 per litre in milk prices in Delhi-NCR region from Monday, citing rise in input costs. Full cream milk will be dearer by Rs 3 per litre, while other variants will be costlier by Rs 2 per...
  • UP: Man uses hot milk to massage himself and a boy 17-04-2013 02:55 PM

    Chandauli: A strange case of superstition was seen in Uttar Pradesh's Chandauli. A man poured and massaged his body with hot milk in front of a huge crowd which included many children. After massaging his body with the hot milk, the man caught hold of child and poured hot milk...
  • Vasundhara Raje demands apology from RBI governor 09-04-2013 12:25 AM

    Jaipur: BJP Rajasthan president Vasundhara Raje on Monday demanded apology from RBI Governor D Subbarao for his comment on the rise in food inflation. The RBI Governor by saying that rural people's shift to protein and eating more of egg, milk and fruits is causing food inflation is an insult...
  • Kerala film fest: Spanish film wows audience 13-12-2011 05:33 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Spanish film 'The Milk of Sorrow' by Claudia Llosa portraying the story of a woman told to be suffering from melancholy transmitted through her mother's breast milk, attracted the audience on the fifth day of the 16th International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) on Tuesday. She lives with the...
  • 30 Minutes: The Milkman of India 27-11-2011 02:04 PM

    Dr Verghese Kurien, the man behind India's White Revolution turned 10 million farmers into a legendary cooperative. ...
  • Milk man of India Dr Verghese Kurien turns 90 26-11-2011 03:25 PM

    Anand (Gujarat): The father of India's white revolution, Dr Verghese Kurien, who turned 10 million farmers into a legendary cooperative, turned 90 on Saturday. Everyday at the crack of dawn, more than 10 million dairy farmers in Gujarat begin a journey that has given them economic independence. Kurien was 28...
  • Jaya defends hike in milk prices, bus fares 20-11-2011 02:22 PM

    Chennai: Defending the hike in milk prices and bus fares as a "painful" decision taken by her government, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Sunday slammed opposition parties for criticising it out of "political reasons". Jayalalithaa also came down on her arch-rival and DMK chief M Karunanidhi for flaying the...
  • TN govt hikes bus fares and milk prices 17-11-2011 04:22 PM

    New Delhi: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Thursday announced hike in bus fares and milk prices and blamed Centre for the price hike. Jayalalithaa slammed Centre for not providing enough funds for the state. "The Congress government at the Centre only wants to help the state where they are...
  • US-returned Moily's son empowers villages 07-11-2011 08:50 AM

    Banavara: Harsha Moily, Union Minister for Corporate Affairs M Veerappa Moily's son, gave up his cushy job in the US to contribute back home. He has empowered hundreds of villagers in Karnataka through the milk collection network, known as the MokhshaYug Access, he has set up. Mahalakshmi is happy and...
  • 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...
  • No looking back: Britannia Managing Director 31-10-2011 10:32 AM

    Name: Vinita Bali Profile: Managing Director, Britannia Industries Age: 56 Why She Won For transforming a stodgy old biscuit company into a fast growing food brand in the face of tough competition and galloping commodity prices. She has also developed a track record that has made her a role model...
  • 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...
  • US woman sprays police with breast milk 28-06-2011 11:11 AM

    Chicago: A lactating US woman was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct after she sprayed sheriff's deputies with breast milk as they tried to remove her from a vehicle, police said on Monday. Ohio-resident Stephanie Robinette, 30, was arrested and charged with domestic violence and assault linked to a domestic...
  • Breast milk may help detect breast cancer 06-04-2011 10:25 AM

    Doctors may eventually be able to tell whether a woman will face breast cancer by looking at her breast milk. ...
  • Japan effect: radiation found in US milk 01-04-2011 09:51 AM

    Washington: Low levels of radiation have turned up in milk samples from two US states, both on the West Coast. Officials say there is no public health threat. Traces of radioactive Iodine-131 were found in milk in California and Washington state, according to federal and state authorities who are monitoring...
  • India's win results in free milk, tonga rides! 31-03-2011 02:55 PM

    Mumbai: Among the billion prayers sent up to the heavens for a Team India victory yesterday, those of the residents of the city's central suburbs must have been the loudest tinged, as they were, with more direct self-interest. For, a host of freebies from milk to tonga rides awaited the...
  • China to produce 'human milk' from GM cows 22-03-2011 01:18 PM

    Beijing: Chinese scientists claimed to have created a herd of more than 200 cows that is capable of producing milk similar to that of humans. Genetically modified (GM) dairy products that are similar to human milk will appear on the Chinese market in two years, according to the state-run China...
  • Japan: radiation contaminates food and milk 21-03-2011 07:48 AM

    The Japanese government has issued an advisory to a village near Fukushima Daiichi plant not to drink tap water, due to elevated levels of radioactive iodine. ...
  • Govt bans export of milk powder, caesin 18-02-2011 09:02 PM

    New Delhi: India, the world's largest milk producer, on Friday banned exports of milk powder and its derivative casein to rein in rising prices in the domestic market. The ban, announced by the Commerce Ministry, will come into effect immediately and will be valid till "further orders". Milk prices have...
  • 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...