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Retail inflation eases to 9.86 percent in July


August 21st, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) India's retail inflation declined marginally to 9.86 percent in July as compared to 9.93 percent in the previous month helped by easing in prices of ... Read more...

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Eating wisely can lower carbon footprint: Study (Lead)


May 14th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 14 (IANS) Consumers can help curb greenhouse gas emissions by reducing the quantity of food they buy, serve and waste, a study says.According to the study conducted at ... Read more...

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Eating wisely can lower carbon footprint: Study


May 14th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 14 (IANS) Some 360,000 tonnes of milk poured down kitchen sinks in Britain creates a carbon footprint equivalent to exhaust emissions of 20,000 cars annually, or 100,000 tonnes ... Read more...

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Dietary cadmium tied with breast cancer risk


March 15th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, March 15 (IANS) Dietary cadmium, a toxic metal found in many farm fertilisers, may lead to an increased risk of breast cancer."Because of a high accumulation in agricultural crops, ... Read more...

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‘Anti-ageing’ vitamin could weaken your bones


March 6th, 2012 - 6:33 am ICT by IANS
London, March 6 (IANS) Vitamin E, dubbed the "anti-ageing" vitamin may acutally weaken your bones before their time.Animals fed on a diet supplemented with the vitamin developed bones 20 percent ... Read more...

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Bihar’s economy registers over 11 percent annual growth


February 22nd, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 22 (IANS) Bihar's economy has registered an annual growth rate of 11.36 percent from 2004-05 to 2010-11, says Bihar's economic survey for 2011-12, tabled in the state ... Read more...

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Dairy sales keep New Zealand trade in surplus


January 27th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Jan 27 (IANS) Record high values for New Zealand dairy products and increased exports, particularly to Australia and China, maintained New Zealand's trade surplus for a third straight quarter ... Read more...

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Food inflation remains in negative


January 19th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Overall food prices fell for the third straight week year-on-year, led by a sharp drop in the price of vegetables, especially onions and potatoes ... Read more...

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Food inflation continues in the negative


January 12th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) India's annual food inflation continued to be in the negative for the week ending Dec 31, official data showed Thursday on lower prices of vegetables, ... Read more...

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Food inflation slips sharply to 4.35 percent


December 15th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) India's annual food inflation fell sharply to 4.35 percent for the week ended Dec 3, the lowest in nearly four years, as prices of onion, ... Read more...

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Food inflation falls to 39-month low of 6.6 percent


December 8th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) India's annual food inflation fell sharply to 6.60 percent for the week ended Nov 26, the lowest in nearly three-and-a-half years, as onion, potato, vegetables ... Read more...

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High-fibre diet cuts bowel cancer risk


November 12th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 12 (IANS) Eating enough fibre can cut bowel cancer risk by almost 20 percent.Although a high-fibre diet has been known to be good for the gut and protective ... Read more...

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British woman force feeds baby to death!


November 12th, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 11 (IANS) A nurse was sentenced three years in jail Friday for killing her baby by force feeding -- the first such case in Britain.Gloria Dwomoh, 31, was ... Read more...

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Food for thought - before that Karva Chauth fast


October 13th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Poonam Mehra, 27, will be observing her second Karva Chauth fast this year, but what is worrying her the most is battling hunger pangs and ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Food inflation slips marginally, still above comfort level


October 13th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) India's food inflation dipped marginally to 9.32 percent for the week ended Oct 1, but still remained far above comfortable levels of policymakers, official data ... Read more...

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Food inflation rises to 9.13 percent


September 29th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) India's food inflation rose to 9.13 percent for the week ended Sep 17 as compared to 8.84 percent in the previous week as prices of ... Read more...

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Food inflation drops to 8.84 percent


September 22nd, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) India's food inflation dropped to 8.84 percent for the week ended Sep 10 as compared to 9.47 percent in the previous week as rise in ... Read more...

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Retail chain to sell Brand Himachal


September 16th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Retail chain Future Group Friday announced its intention to sell Himachal Pradesh's famed apples and other agriculture produce in its retail outlets across the country.A ... Read more...

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Food inflation dips marginally to 9.47 percent


September 15th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) India's food inflation dipped marginally to 9.47 percent for the week ended Sep 3 year-on-year but still hovered high enough to trouble policymakers, according to ... Read more...

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Food inflation dips marginally to 9.55 percent


September 8th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) India's food inflation dipped marginally to 9.55 percent for the week ended Aug 27 year-on-year, coming down from the double-digit levels registered the previous week, ... Read more...

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Food inflation declines to 9.03 percent


August 18th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) India's annual food inflation declined to 9.03 percent for the week ended Aug 6, as compared to 9.9 percent in the previous week, with vegetables, ... Read more...

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India’s annual food inflation rises after brief lull


August 4th, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) After falling to its lowest level in over two years, India's food inflation spiked to 8.04 percent for the week ended July 23 because of ... Read more...

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Food inflation falls to 7.33 percent


July 28th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) India's food inflation dropped to 7.33 percent for the week ended July 16, the lowest in over two years, as the rise in prices of ... Read more...

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India’s food inflation declines to more than two year low (Lead)


July 21st, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) India's food inflation declined to 7.58 percent for the week ending July 9 -- its lowest in more than two years -- as ... Read more...

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India’s food inflation declines


July 21st, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Food inflation declined to 7.58 percent for the week ending July 9, compared to 8.31 percent in the previous week as prices of onions, milk, ... Read more...

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Food inflation rises to 8.31 percent


July 14th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) After two weeks of moderation, food inflation rose to 8.31 percent for the week ended July 2 as against 7.61 percent in the previous week ... Read more...

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Food inflation drops for the second week


July 7th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Food inflation declined for the second week in a row to 7.61 percent for the week ended June 25 from 7.78 percent in the previous ... Read more...

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Food inflation is down sharply


June 30th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) In what could come as a respite to consumers and policymakers, India's food inflation slipped to 7.78 percent for the week ending June 18, compared ... Read more...

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Food inflation climbs to 9.13 percent


June 23rd, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) India's food inflation rose to 9.13 percent for the week ended June 11, compared to 8.96 percent recorded in the previous week, official data showed ... Read more...

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Food inflation slips a tad to 8.96 percent


June 16th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) India's food inflation slipped a tad to 8.96 percent for the week ended June 4, official data showed Thursday. The latest food inflation figures came ... Read more...

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India’s food inflation rises, another rate hike in offing


June 9th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) India's food inflation for the week ended May 28 rose sharply by almost a percentage to 9.01 percent as prices of essential items like fruits, ... Read more...

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World food prices may remain high next year: FAO


June 8th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, June 8 (IANS/WAM) The world food prices are likely to remain high for the rest of this year and into 2012, said a UN report Wednesday, citing ... Read more...

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UN: World food prices to remain high into 2012


June 7th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- World food prices are likely to remain high for the rest of this year and into 2012, according to a recently released report by the United Nations ... Read more...

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Food inflation falls a bit


June 2nd, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) India's food inflation declined 0.49 percentage points to 8.06 percent for the week ended May 21, with a marginal fall in the prices of ... Read more...

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Fruits, milk push food inflation to 8.55 percent


May 26th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) India's food inflation soared to 8.55 percent for the week ended May 14, the highest level in four weeks, as prices of fruits, milk and ... Read more...

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