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17% of food available at consumer level is wasted: UN study

Nairobi, March 5 | An estimated 931 million tonnes of food, or 17 per cent of the total food available to consumers in 2019,...

PM ordered clanging ‘thalis’, but we offered plateful of food to...

By Quaid NajmiMumbai, March 3 | In a sharpest offensive on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday said while...

Magnetic Fields Nomads to focus on food, wellness alongside music

By IANSlife FeaturesNew Delhi, Feb 27 (IANSlife) In its debut edition, imagined as a three-day, open-air gathering of creatives and community, Magnetic Fields Nomads...

‘Rs 4,800 cr food subsidy to be released to Chhattisgarh soon’

New Delhi, Feb 26 | Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Railways and Commerce and Industry on Friday held a meeting...

Anil Kapoor talks all things food! (Exclusive)

New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANSlife) Bollywood veteran Anil Kapoor reveals he has different foods for different moods. The 64-year-old says he loves to try...

From Ghalib’s Dilli to Lutyen’s New Delhi, experience culinary magic at...

New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANSlife) Showcasing the two most significant eras of the city -- The Last Mughal Emperor and The Emergence...

A dedicated Singaporean street food restaurant

By Puja GuptaNew Delhi, Feb 21 (IANSlife) Known for being a melting pot of Chinese, Malay, Indian and Eurasian cultures, Singapore offers a wide-ranging...

Gujarat added 30L beneficiaries to NFSA: Food Ministry

New Delhi, Feb 20 | Around 30 lakh beneficiaries have been added to the National Food Security Act (NFSA) in Gujarat recently and the...

ED arrests 3 food mafias in money laundering probe

New Delhi, Feb 19 | The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has arrested three food mafias -- Sampat Namdeo Ghorpade, Arun Namdeo Ghorpade and Vishwas Namdeo...

Jubilant Foodworks Netherlands to acquire Fides Food Systems

Mumbai, Feb 19 | Jubilant Foodworks Netherlands has entered into a purchase agreement with Turkish Private Equity Fund II L.P. to fully acquire Fides...

US Texas running out of food as weather disrupts supply

Houston, Feb 19 | As many in the US state of Texas experience power outage, the state is now running out of food with...

Now Haldiram’s enter into health food biz

New Delhi, Feb 18 | Food and Beverage Company Haldiram's has entered into India's health food biz to tap into the rising consumption of...

More Indians opting for healthy food in 2021: Report

New Delhi, Feb 11 | After binging a lot on junk food during the lockdown, Indians are moving towards healthier food options as a...

Govt invited EoI for setting up mega food parks: Minister

New Delhi, Feb 9 | The Centre on Tuesday said that it has invited expression of interest for setting up mega food parks in...

PMFME scheme for micro food processing units launched: Centre

New Delhi, Feb 9 | The Centre on Tuesday said that as part of the AatmaNirbhar Bharat Abhiyan, the Ministry of Food Processing Industries...

World food prices up across the board in Jan: FAO

Rome, Feb 5 | World food prices continued their gains from last year in January, rising 4.3 per cent for the most, pushed higher...

Paddy procurement crosses 600 LMT: Food Ministry

New Delhi, Feb 2 | Goverment agencies have purchased over 600 lakh metric tonnes of paddy at MSP from the farmers across the country...

Tikait eats food on ground at Ghazipur border, says stir will...

Ghazipur, Feb 2 | Rakesh Tikait, National Spokesperson of the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU), on Tuesday ate lunch sitting on...

Fermenting used food can improve crop growth: Study

New York, Jan 28 | Fermented food waste can boost bacteria that increase crop growth, making plants more resistant to pathogens and reducing carbon...

Food cooked by Ashok Hotel chefs in Parliament from Budget Session...

By Rajnish SinghNew Delhi, Jan 27 | Taking over the reins of the parliament canteen and ending the 52-year legacy of Northern Railways, the...

Demi Lovato bags a comedy series about food issues

Los Angeles, Jan 26 | Singer-actress Demi Lovato will star in a comedy series, which is about friends with food issues. She will also serve...

Flavours of Kashmir at this NCR food festival

By Siddhi JainNew Delhi, Jan 25 (IANSlife) Kashmiri cuisine is more than just food - it's a celebration of life. Along with Kashmir's...

Uber lays off 185 workers at its food delivery service Postmates

San Francisco, Jan 25 | Leading ride-hailing platform Uber has laid off about 185 workers -- about 15 per cent of total workforce --...

FAO head calls for efforts to strengthen world food systems

Rome, Jan 23 | Qu Dongyu, Director-General of the Rome-based UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), said the coronavirus pandemic has illustrated the need...

Biden signs executive orders to expand food stamps, up federal pay

Washington, Jan 23 | US President Joe Biden has signed two executive orders, one to expand food assistance to low-income Americans, and the other...

Foodies rejoice! Dubai Food Festival is back

By IANSlifeNew Delhi, Jan 22 (IANSlife) Dubai will celebrate its status as the region's gastronomic hub with the return the Dubai Food Festival (DFF)...

UN says 3mn Iraqis exposed to food insecurity

Baghdad, Jan 15 | The UN World Food Program (WFP) warned that about three million Iraqis, including 731,000 displaced people and returnees, are exposed...

US faced 25% increase in food insufficiency during Covid

Toronto, Jan 12 | Researchers have found a 25 per cent increase in food insufficiency during the Covid-19 pandemic, resulting in an increase...

Sri Saradapeetham to offer food, hold medical camps in Kumbh Mela

Dehradun/Visakhapatnam, Jan 11 | Swamy Swatmanandendra Saraswati, a monk at the Visakha Sri Saradapeetham (SSP), met Uttarakhand chief secretary Om Prakash on...

Domestic cricketers complain of being served substandard food

Mumbai, Jan 4 | Some of the cricketers in quarantine ahead of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy here are complaining of not being served...

Have food allergy? Pfizer, Moderna Covid jabs safe, say experts

New York, Jan 1 | A team of experts led by allergists at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in the US has assured that people...

Food for thought: Union Ministers eat lunch brought by farmer leaders

New Delhi, Dec 30 | In a 'positive' sign, Union Ministers Narendra Singh Tomar, Piyush Goyal, and Som Prakash on Wednesday afternoon partook of...

Jassie Gill: Music as important as food to me

By Siddhi JainNew Delhi, Dec 29 (IANSlife) Singer Jassie Gill, who debuted in Hindi cinema with the 2018 film 'Happy Phirr Bhag Jayegi' says...

Three die after consuming contaminated food in Telangana

Hyderabad, Dec 22 | Three members of a family died and two others taken seriously ill after consuming contaminated food in Telangana's Sangareddy district,...

After food, now ‘turban langar’ for farmers at Singhu border

New Delhi, Dec 20 | While the protests by the farmers against the three new agricultural laws continue for the past three weeks,...

US FDA approves genetically modified pigs for food, therapeutics

New York, Dec 15 | In a major relief to a people with a recently identified type of food allergy to red meat, the...

Vijay Deverakonda: ‘Food makes me happy’

Hyderabad, Dec 15 | Telugu superstar Vijay Deverakonda has confessed that food makes him a happy man. Vijay posted a picture on Instagram, where he...

November retail inflation eases to 7%, food prices cool down (Roundup)

New Delhi, Dec 14 | Cheaper food prices lowered India's sequential retail price inflation in November.Sequentially, the Consumer Price Index (CPI), which gauges the...

People running out of food, water in Ethiopia’s Tigray: UN

United Nations, Dec 11 | People in Ethiopia's conflict-rideen Tigray state reportedly are running out of food because of a lack of access for...

Zomato, Swiggy leading food delivery race in India: Report

New Delhi, Dec 9 | Zomato and Swiggy are leading the food delivery race in India, yet many prefer ordering directly through quick-service restaurant...

Frozen food packaging samples test Covid-19 positive in Wuhan

Wuhan, Dec 7 | Chinese health authorities said that two imported frozen food packaging samples have tested positive for Covid-19 in Hubei province's capital...

43 quarantined in China after Covid-19 found in frozen food

Beijing, Dec 6 | At least 43 people have been placed under quarantine after a frozen-food sample in China's Heilongjiang province tested positive for...

Food that helps build resistance against air pollution

By Puja GuptaNew Delhi, Dec 4 (IANSlife) The air that we all are breathing has reached dangerous levels of pollution yet again. People with...

Indian food would be preferred culture to all nations: Korean Food...

By Puja GuptaNew Delhi, Dec 1 (IANSlife) Lee Yeon-soon, National Food Master (The Republic of Korea), says Indian food would be preferred culture...

Wuhan authorities find Covid-19 on imported frozen food

Wuhan, Nov 29 | Authorities in the Chinese city of Wuhan, where the novel coronavirus is likely to have originated in December 2019, said...

Don’t want food from Badal’s supporter: Farmers tells Sirsa at Tikri

New Delhi, Nov 28 | SAD's Delhi leader Manjinder Singh Sirsa on Saturday faced embarrassing situation when he went to offer 'langar' or...

Writing about sacred food helped me figure out my faith: Shoba...

By Vishnu MakhijaniNew Delhi, Nov 28 | Award-winning author and columnist Shoba Narayan is a graduate from the Columbia Journalism School with a...

Arjun Kapoor: Children should never go without adequate food

Mumbai, Nov 23 | Bollywood actor Arjun Kapoor has opened up about his food start-up venture that has been feeding 1000 children every month....

India provides food aid to South Sudan

New Delhi, Nov 20 | : India Navy Ship Airavat, carrying food for South Sudan, reached the Port of Mombasa in Kenya on Friday...

CBI arrests Food & Supply dept Asst Commissioner over bribery

New Delhi, Nov 19 | The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested Food & Supply Department Assistant Commissioner and a contractual employee for accepting...

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Petrol prices unchanged across metros for 8th day

New Delhi, March 7 | Oil marketing companies (OMC) kept fuel prices unchanged for the eighth consecutive day across the four metros on Sunday.In...