Tomato

  • Valentine's Day: Tomatoes thrown on couples by Bajrang Dal, VHP men 14-02-2014 05:01 PM

    Ahmedabad: The activists of Bajrang Dal and Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Friday threw rotten tomatoes at couples celebrating Valentine's Day on the banks of Sabarmati River. Couples were seen running to save themselves when a large group of Bajrang Dal workers suddenly thronged the place and started throwing tomatoes...
  • After onions and tomatoes, salt prices touch Rs 100 16-11-2013 07:52 AM

    Kolkata: After onions and tomatoes, it is the price of salt that is hitting the roof in the state of West Bengal, Bihar, Odisha and Meghalaya. There is panic buying of salt after rumours of a shortage spread like wildfire prompting shopkeepers to cash in and sell salt over Rs...
  • Delhi: After onions, tomato prices hit a new high 07-11-2013 08:14 PM

    New Delhi: After onions, it is the tomatoes that is bringing tears to the common man (aam aadmi). A kg of tomatoes which were available at Rs 40 to 50 just a month ago is now being sold at Rs 80-90 per kg. The spike in tomato prices has been...
  • No fall in onion prices, tomato prices shoot up in Delhi, Chandigarh 07-11-2013 02:31 PM

    New Delhi: The festival season is over, but there is still no sign of vegetable prices coming down. After onions, now tomatoes have become too expensive to handle. Prices have shot up to Rs 70 and 80 per kg in Delhi and Chandigarh. In other cities the prices are hovering...
  • Reason behind vegetable price rise crop shortage or profiteering? 05-07-2013 10:04 AM

    New Delhi: The rising prices of vegetables across parts of the country have become a huge concern among the consumers. Early monsoons have affected the crops resulting in lesser produce, but the consumers are also flummoxed by the marked difference between wholesale and retail prices. In the national capital, even...
  • Eating tomatoes helps fight depression: Study 05-12-2012 01:04 PM

    London: Eating tomatoes few times a week can reduce your chances of suffering from depression by half, a new study has claimed. Researchers analysed the mental health records and diet habits of around 1,000 men and women aged 70 or over. They found that those eating tomatoes two to six...
  • Spanish town celebrates the 'Tomatina' festival 01-09-2011 09:55 AM

    Bunol: This Spanish town launched its internationally famous tomato food fight, the "Tomatina", with the participation of about 45,000 young people from all over the world who faced off against everyone else in the narrow streets with 120 tonnes of the ripe red vegetables for ammunition. The run-up to the...
  • Know your onions 14-02-2011 08:18 PM

    1. The onion is probably one of the oldest vegetables that man consumed and has been traced back to about 5000 BC. In the land of the Pharaohs, the dead were buried along with onions as the Egyptians believed it would help bring breath back to the mummies. Onions also...
  • Food inflation is a global reality 10-02-2011 09:30 AM

    New Delhi: Topping our casualty list is this man - Ben Ali - Tuinisa's dictator of 23 years - now on the run. Food riots in the country forced by a 3.5 per cent inflation and large scale unemployment toppled his government. He's now without a job and without his...
  • After onions, egg prices rise 11-01-2011 12:52 PM

    After onions and tomatoes prices of eggs are on the rise. Supply constraints push the prices up in north India. ...
  • Food inflation at 10-week high of 14.44 pc 30-12-2010 12:54 PM

    New Delhi: Food inflation surged to a 10-week high of 14.44 per cent for the week ended December 18 as prices of vegetables, particularly onions, fruits, cereals and protein-based products, continued to escalate. Food inflation stood at 12.13 per cent in the previous week. This is the fifth consecutive week...
  • Sudden rise in tomato prices pinches consumers 23-12-2010 09:30 PM

    New Delhi: After onions, it’s now tomatoes that are making the consumers cry. In one day alone, the prices have shot up by nearly Rs 10-15 and seem unlikely to drop anytime soon. In a nationwide increase, tomatoes are selling in the price range of Rs 40-60 a kg. Housewives...
  • Food inflation jumps as vegetable prices rise 23-12-2010 03:23 PM

    Rising prices of vegetables have taken food inflation back to double digits. Food inflation jumped sharply for the third week in a row to 12.13 per cent for the week ended December 11 with fruits and vegetables price soaring by almost six per cent. After onions, prices of tomatoes have...
  • Tomato prices shoot up, consumers see red 23-12-2010 10:16 AM

    New Delhi: Even as citizens are yet to come to terms with skyrocketing prices of onion, tomato prices have shot up across cities by almost Rs 10-15, currently selling at RS 45-55 a kg. Prices of tomato soared to Rs 50 a kg in Delhi on Thursday double of what...
  • FB, Rotten Tomatoes make users movie critics 18-09-2010 11:13 AM

    Los Angeles: Attention Facebook users: you can now be your own movie critic. Rotten Tomatoes, the film website known for aggregating movie reviews, is partnering with Facebook to give its readers the opportunity to recommend films to their other Facebook friends. "People have always found movies through recommendations from friends,"...
  • Karnataka farmers pray for rise in tomato prices 21-02-2010 12:17 PM

    Tomatoes prices have crashed to just Rs 4 a kilo in the state. ...
  • In Pics: Attack of the killer tomatoes 28-08-2008 07:07 PM

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  • Orange tomatoes rich in antioxidant 08-03-2007 08:57 AM

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