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Centre announces Rs 1,500 cr for irrigation, checking prices

Jul 10, 2014

Centre announces Rs 1,500 cr for irrigation, checking prices

Noting that price volatility in the agriculture produce creates uncertainties and hardship for farmers, he said Rs 500 crore will be provided to set up a Price Stabilisation Fund. #Economy #ThisisNext #food inflation #Agriculture #Irrigation #Budget 2014 #Price Stabilisation Fund #Indian Agricultural Research Institute #Agri-Tech Infrastructure Fund
Rotimatic: The robotic roti-maker is sold out for year 2015

Jul 09, 2014

Rotimatic: The robotic roti-maker is sold out for year 2015

Zimplistic had created a product called Rotimatic, a robot to make rotis. And guess what? It's sold-out for 2015, already. #food #Technology #didyouknow #Personal Technology #Zimplistic #Rotimatic #Rotimaker #Rotis #Indian Kitchen
Economic Survey: Cut fertiliser subsidy, restore farmers' pricing freedom to clip inflation

Jul 09, 2014

Economic Survey: Cut fertiliser subsidy, restore farmers' pricing freedom to clip inflation

The Economic Survey has said that the government needs to implement wide ranging reforms to bring down persistently high food inflation. #food inflation #Monsoon #Economic Survey #Budget 2014

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Rupee at 68: Why RBI should reverse its illogical measures

Aug 28, 2013

Rupee at 68: Why RBI should reverse its illogical measures

The RBI has no reason to continue with its tight liquidity policy that it introduced on the 15 July when the rupee was trading at levels of around 60. #BSE Sensex #InMyOpinion #PolicyWatch #Food Security Bill #Bond market #Indian rupee #Syrian crisis #RBI policies
Intellectual gluttony: Why is it ok to subsidise gold and not food?

Jul 23, 2013

Intellectual gluttony: Why is it ok to subsidise gold and not food?

Why do we balk at food subsidy for the poor when we accept every other form of subsidy for the rich - from diesel to power to education? #Economy #India #Amartya Sen #Food security #Subsidy #Gold Duties

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Intellectual gluttony: Why is it ok to subsidise gold and not food?

Jul 10, 2014

Upper Crust Owner SSP Prices London IPO

SP Group the owner of the Upper Crust and Caffe Ritazza food chains, priced its IPO at 210 pence per share, giving the company a market capitalization of about £997 million ($1.7 billion)...
Intellectual gluttony: Why is it ok to subsidise gold and not food?

Jul 10, 2014

Enjoying exercise leads to enhanced results: study

New research from the Cornell Food and Brand Lab says that those who "think fun" while exercising are likely to eat less afterwards than those who exercise simply for the end result of weight loss...
Intellectual gluttony: Why is it ok to subsidise gold and not food?

Jul 09, 2014

Harlem shelter unveils new computer lab for domestic violence victims

Social workers at a Harlem shelter for survivors of domestic violence are no longer just serving up food and safety. They are now swaddling residents in a bundle of budgets and bank accounts...