Rice

  • German to make documentary on Bihar farmer 01-03-2014 05:33 PM

    A German has come all the way to a village in Bihar's Nalanda district to make a documentary on a farmer who set a paddy cultivation record. "We are here to shoot a documentary film on life of Sumant Kumar, his farming technique and lifestyle," said Munich-based journalist Vetina Vez,...
  • Police seize 68 rice sacks of PDS being taken for illegal sale 28-12-2013 12:17 AM

    Police on Friday seized 68 sacks of rice of Public Distribution system taken for illegal sale in market in Bihar's Nawada district. On a tip off, the police stopped a tractor laden with 68 sacks of rice taken to market for illegal sale, police sources said. The tractor driver was...
  • Gujarat riots no longer an issue, left the past behind: Condoleezza Rice 10-12-2013 10:03 PM

    Speaking to Karan Thapar on Devil's Advocate this week, former US secretary of state Condoleezza Rice said, "I think we have put behind us the past and we have established the foundation for the future and now it's a matter of pursuing on a consistent basis at all levels in...
  • US will work with Narendra Modi if he becomes PM: Condoleezza Rice 10-12-2013 08:33 AM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party, riding high on its victory in the recent assembly elections, has more reason to cheer. In a major boost to BJP Prime Ministerial Narendra Modi, former US secretary of state Condoleezza Rice claimed the Gujarat riots were no longer an issue and the US...
  • India-US share a common goal of curbing terrorism, Condoleezza Rice 07-12-2013 10:47 AM

    New Delhi: Former US secretary of State Condoleezza Rice assured India that the United States is together with India in its demand for bringing an end to terrorism. "There is no justification of taking innocent lives. India-US share a common goal of curbing terrorism," she said. Speaking at the HT...
  • Obama aims to make partnership with India more transformative: US 21-11-2013 07:16 AM

    Washington: United States and India have developed a "valued global partnership" over the past one decade and US President Barack Obama aims to make the next decade even more transformative, a top presidential aide has said. "By 2030, India is projected to have the largest population of any country in...
  • Ganesh Chaturthi special: How to make modaks 08-09-2013 10:25 PM

    Mumbai: On this auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi, CNN-IBN correspondent Priya Hingorani paid a visit to Aswaad sweet shop in Dadar, Mumbai. Traditionally, Modaks are rice dumplings stuffed with jaggery and coconut mix, but innovation has brought a whole new range of modaks to offer. Ganpat Rane who has been...
  • Manmohan Singh to meet Obama on September 27 21-08-2013 12:43 PM

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will meet US President Barack Obama at the White House on September 27, during which they will chart a course to enhance bilateral ties and defence cooperation. The announcement came after National Security Advisor Shivshankar Menon met his US counterpart Susan Rice and US Defence Secretary...
  • 12 rupee meal anyone?

    Dextra Aria |  Kajal Iyer
    Raj Babbar, in defense of the poverty figures, said that a full meal is available in Mumbai for 12 rupees. My colleague Shawan went out...

  • 'Anna Bhagya' scheme launched; set to drain state budget with Rs 4,000 cr 10-07-2013 07:38 PM

    Bangalore: Two months into power, the Congress kept its poll sop with Chief Minister Siddaramaiah launching the Anna Bhagya scheme. Although, the scheme is costing the government over rupees 4,000 crore, the government is already thinking of adding variety to its free meals. "Though we are giving out rice, there...
  • Karnataka launches Anna Bhagya scheme for BPL families 10-07-2013 04:49 PM

    Bangalore: The Congress government of Karnataka has started the Anna Bhagya scheme from Wednesday under which 30 kg of rice per month will be given to BPL (below poverty line) families across the state from today at Re 1 per kg. Chief Minister Siddaramaiah had announced the scheme after taking...
  • Congress to expose Odisha's rice subsidy scheme 03-07-2013 05:30 AM

    Bhubaneswar: The Congress' Odisha unit on Tuesday said it will launch a state wide campaign from July 11 against the Biju Janata Dal government over the "irregularities" in the subsidized rice scheme in the state. Party unit president Jayadeb Jena said the Naveen Patnaik government has claimed to be providing...
  • Susan Rice joins White House as National Security Advisor 02-07-2013 10:25 AM

    Washington: US President Barack Obama's confidant Susan Rice, the former US Ambassador to the United Nations, has joined the White House as the National Security Advisor. Rice (48), who replaces Tom Donilon, would be the top advisor to President Obama on all national security and foreign policies. "Truly honoured to...
  • Obama names outspoken Susan Rice as his security adviser 06-06-2013 03:26 AM

    Washington: Defying Republican critics, President Barack Obama named outspoken diplomat Susan Rice as his national security adviser on Wednesday, giving her a larger voice in US foreign policy despite accusations that she misled the nation in the aftermath of the deadly attack on Americans in Benghazi, Libya. The appointment, along...
  • Cong alleges rampant corruption and plunder of BPL rice 20-05-2013 03:10 AM

    Bhubaneswar: Alleging rampant corruption and plundering of BPL rice, minerals and from gullibles through chitfund during BJD rule in Odisha, Congress on Sunday claimed it would capture power in the next polls by dumping the Naveen Patnaik government in Bay of Bengal. Addressing a function to accord a reception to...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 15-11-2011 11:02 PM

    Catch the day's top stories on India at 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • Food inflation declines to 11.81 per cent 11-11-2011 12:53 PM

    New Delhi: Food inflation declined marginally to 11.81 per cent in the week ended October 29, but the slight moderation in the rate of price rise provided little respite to consumers burdened by high prices of essential kitchen staples like vegetables and pulses. Food inflation, as measured by the Wholesale...