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Bihar leaders demand Bharat Ratna for Verghese Kurien


September 11th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 11 (IANS) Bihar's politicians across the spectrum Tuesday demanded the country's highest civilian honour - the Bharat Ratna - for the late Verghese Kurien, who brought about ... Read more...

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Father of White Revolution Verghese Kurien is dead (Lead)


September 9th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Anand (Gujarat), Sep 9 (IANS) Verghese Kurien, who brought milk revolution in the country, died Sunday in a hospital in Nadiad following a prolonged illness, an official said. He ... Read more...

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UP plans to set up milk plant in Lucknow


August 8th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 8 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Wednesday sought a detailed report from the state dairy federation for setting up a five lakh litres a day milk plant in ... Read more...

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Maharashtra welcomes lifting of ban on milk powder exports


June 2nd, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) The Maharashtra government Saturday welcomed the central government's decision to withdraw the ban on export of skimmed milk powder as it would be in the ... Read more...

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Government offers assistance to Delhi Milk Scheme


May 2nd, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) The Delhi government Wednesday decided to assist Delhi Milk Scheme (DMS) in extending the reach of its products in the national capital.The decision was made ... Read more...

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Milk adulteration report hasty, will test samples: Delhi


January 11th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Calling the Food Safety Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) report of 70 percent of the capital's milk being adulterated as "hasty" and "confusing", the Delhi ... Read more...

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CBI to quiz Reddy brothers over illegal mining


September 15th, 2011 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 14 (IANS) Over a week after arresting mining baron G. Janardhana Reddy for illegal mining, the Central Bureau of Investigation will on Friday interrogate two of his ... Read more...

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The Mennonites: A lesser known community in Mexico


June 3rd, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, June 3 (IANS/EFE) The German-speaking Mennonite community in Mexico - who came from Canada in search of cheap land and "greater respect for their way of life" - ... Read more...

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Reddy brothers back in news, for wrong reasons again


May 28th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 28 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa has sought to defuse a possible major controversy rocking the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) central leadership by claiming that nobody ... Read more...

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Japan lifts milk restrictions from areas near n-plant


May 1st, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Japanese government has lifted restrictions on milk supplies from areas near the quake-stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant imposed earlier over radiation contamination concerns, Kyodo ... Read more...

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Tender coconut water in tetra packs soon in Karnataka


April 14th, 2011 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Bellary, April 13 (IANS) Tender coconut water will soon be available in tetra packs in Karnataka, the country's third largest coconut producer, a senior official said here Wednesday."Tender coconut ... Read more...

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High vitamin-D bread could help solve insufficiency problem


February 24th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): For those who don't get enough vitamin D from sunlight or foods, scientists are suggesting that a new vitamin D-fortified food - bread made with high-vitamin D yeast ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu milk producers call off strike


February 14th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 14 (IANS) Following the state government's invitation for talks on the issue of hiking milk procurement prices, the Tamil Nadu Milk Producers Welfare Association Monday temporarily called off ... Read more...

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Milk to cost Rs.2 more in Karnataka from Tuesday


February 14th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bellary (Karnataka), Feb 14 (IANS) Milk prices will go up by Rs.2 per litre across Karnataka from Tuesday, the Karnataka Milk Federation that supplies the popular 'Nandini' brand milk and its ... Read more...

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Milk in Bihar dearer from February


January 30th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 30 (IANS) Denizens of Bihar will have to pay Rs.1.50 more for a kg of milk from February, an official said Sunday.The Bihar State Cooperative Milk Producers' Federation (COMPFED), which ... Read more...

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And now, milk price set to increase in Karnataka


January 14th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 14 (IANS) After onions and vegetables, the retail milk price across Karnataka is set to go up by Rs.2-3 per litre next month if the state-run Karnataka Milk Federation ... Read more...

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Milk prices up by Rs.2 in Bihar


December 30th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 30 (IANS) Millions of people in Bihar will have to pay Rs.2 more for a kg of milk from Friday, officials Thursday said.Bihar State Co-operative Milk Producers' Federation (COMPFED), which ... Read more...

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Milkfed Punjab yet to recover its Gulf exports


October 30th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, Oct 30 (IANS) Milkfed Punjab is still coping with the financial jolt it suffered following recession as exports of its desi ghee, which had declined sharply, are yet to ... Read more...

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Milkfed targets 200,000 boxes of sweets this Diwali


October 28th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 28 (IANS) Punjab's milk cooperative society Milkfed is all set to increase the sale of its sweets by 100 percent during this Diwali festival, an official said Thursday.Milkfed is ... Read more...

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Six arrested in fresh melamine milk scandal in China


August 21st, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 21 (IANS) Chinese police have arrested six people and detained 41 others for allegedly distributing milk contaminated with melamine, the chemical which killed six infants in a 2008 scandal, authorities ... Read more...

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Chinese police arrests six suspects, 41 others in melamine milk scandal


August 21st, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Aug 21 (ANI): Chinese police have arrested six suspects and 41 others who allegedly participated in distributing melamine-contaminated milk after a national crackdown in 2008.According to the food safety authorities ... Read more...

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AMUL plants 10 million trees in Gujarat under Amul Green Campaign on Independence Day


August 16th, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by ANI
Anand (Gujarat), Aug.16 (ANI-Business Wire India): A new type of Green Revolution has begun in Gujarat. Three years ago, the 13 milk unions of Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (better known as ... Read more...

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NDDB to invest Rs.17,000 crore to boost milk production


July 28th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) is planning to invest Rs.17,000 crore as part of a 15-year national plan to usher in a second White Revolution to ... Read more...

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Illegal mining: Row brews up between governor, Reddy brothers (Roundup)


July 13th, 2010 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Mining barons and ministers in Karnataka's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government, the Reddy brothers, Tuesday said they plan to drag Governor H.R. Bhardwaj to court over ... Read more...

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Melamine tainted milk resurfaces in China


July 9th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 9 (IANS) Authorities have seized 64 tonnes of raw material contaminated with toxic melamine in a dairy plant in northwest China. Tests of samples of the milk powder showed ... Read more...

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Rs.3 million looted in Bangalore day-light robbery


June 7th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 7 (IANS) A gang of four people attacked the occupants of a car in broad day light here Monday and made away with a bag containing Rs.3 million (Rs.30 lakh) ... Read more...

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Milk prices up by Rs.3 a litre in Karnataka


April 7th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 7 (IANS) Milk prices will go up by Rs.3 a litre from Wednesday midnight in Karnataka. A litre of toned milk will now cost Rs.19 and prices of milk products ... Read more...

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Milk prices not to increase in Bihar


January 21st, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 21 (IANS) Amid indications by the Central government that milk prices may rise in the near future, the Bihar government today assured people that the rates will not be hiked ... Read more...

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Bihar to set up 720 mini dairies


December 24th, 2009 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 24 (IANS) The Bihar government has decided to set up 720 mini-dairies to promote the industry in the state. An official Thursday said the state cabinet has approved the setting up ... Read more...

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Mobile booths outside schools to offer healthy milk products


December 23rd, 2009 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 23 (IANS) Lucknow Milk Producers Co-operative Union (LMPCU), Uttar Pradesh's largest dairy organisation, will offer "healthy milk products" to children by opening mobile booths outside schools and educational institutions. The organisation ... Read more...

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Punjab farmers take to dairy farming for second ‘White Revolution’


December 21st, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder SinghAmritsar, Dec 21(ANI): Punjab is ushering a second 'white revolution' by adopting modern dairy technology, which is seen as a viable and profitable alternative.Gurmukh Singh, a daily farm owner who ... Read more...

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Gas-mask bra designers win Ig Nobel prize


October 2nd, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 02 (ANI): The designers of a bra that turns into gas masks have received the 2009 Ig Nobel prize organized by the magazine Annals of Improbable Research.The undergarment can be ... Read more...

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Milk prices hiked in Tamil Nadu from Sep 1


August 24th, 2009 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 24 (IANS) The frothy cup of coffee made with a generous helping of milk, a mainstay for the people of Tamil Nadu, may not cheer any longer. Milk prices are ... Read more...

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Lassi becomes money spinner for Punjab milk cooperative


June 23rd, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, June 23 (IANS) Lassi, the low-calorie yoghurt drink that is made in virtually every household in northern India, is the new money-spinner for Milkfed Punjab, the state's cooperative ... Read more...

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Spurious milk meant for Delhi seized in Haryana


May 29th, 2009 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon/Chandigarh, May 29 (IANS) Thousands of litres of spurious milk, including milk meant to be supplied under the Delhi Milk Scheme to residents of the national capital, have been seized following raids ... Read more...

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