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Food inflation top priority for government Arun Jaitley

Aug 27, 2014

Food inflation top priority for government Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said controlling food inflation, which has been consistently hovering around the double-digit mark, is a "top priority" for the government. #food inflation #Finance minister #TheySaidIt #Arun Jaitley
Going gourmet with Maggi is worse than Madhuri Dixit calling it healthy

Aug 26, 2014

Going gourmet with Maggi is worse than Madhuri Dixit calling it healthy

Maggi is going upscale, served in fancy restaurants with truffle oil and seared foie gras. That's a culinary travesty whichever way you look at it. #ThatsJustWrong #Madhuri Dixit #Maggi noodles #Instant noodle brands #Maggi #Foie gras #Gourmet #gourmet cooking #instant food #instant noodles
E-cigarettes must be subject to same rules as regular cigarettes US heart assn

Aug 25, 2014

E-cigarettes must be subject to same rules as regular cigarettes US heart assn

E-cigarettes are currently unregulated, meaning they can be sold to youths and are openly advertised, unlike cigarette-makers which must follow strict rules about where and how their products are marketed. #World #HowThisWorks #US #Health #Cancer #Cigarette #Smoking #US Food and Drug Administration #Regulations #E-cigarette
Meghalaya Affected families unable to get food after ban on mining

Aug 22, 2014

Meghalaya Affected families unable to get food after ban on mining

An organisation for coal miners and owners has said families dependent on mining have been finding it difficult to get two square meals a day. #food #India #NewsTracker #Poverty #Meghalaya #Coal mining #Shillong #ban #Hunger #National Green Tribunal #starvation #MIPRL-M
Ebola death toll at 1200, more than 2200 sick WHO

Aug 19, 2014

Ebola death toll at 1200, more than 2200 sick WHO

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has killed more than 1,200 people since it began in December 2013, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday. #World #WHO #Nigeria #Liberia #West Africa #epidemic #death toll #World Food Programme #Sierra Leone #Ebola Virus #Ebola #Disease #Outbreak #Guinea

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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?

Aug 28, 2014

Giants Insider: Jon Beason tackles food poisoning

Jon Beason has continued his progress from an offseason toe injury this week. But last week was another story. On Wednesday, the Giants linebacker said that he dealt with a bout of food poisoning last week, so he barely trained or rehabbed...
Intellectual gluttony: Why is it ok to subsidise gold and not food?

Aug 26, 2014

Food 4 Less averts strike by reaching tentative deal with SoCal union

Grocery chain Food 4 Less has tentatively agreed on a new contract with the United Food and Commercial Workers union, averting a potentially crippling strike...
Intellectual gluttony: Why is it ok to subsidise gold and not food?

Aug 26, 2014

DealBook: Courting Tim Hortons, Burger King Has Plans for a Fast-Food Empire

In acquiring Tim Hortons, the Canadian chain of coffee-and-doughnut shops, Burger King will be putting multiple fast-food brands under one roof in a potentially risky strategy... #Burger King #Tim Hortons Inc.