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Bihar has availed only half of its food grains quota: Paswan

Jun 08, 2014

Bihar has availed only half of its food grains quota: Paswan

Given that Bihar gets 4.69 lakh tonnes of foodgrains per month from the Centre for distribution to beneficiaries, it has procured only seven lakh tonnes out of its quota of 14 lakh metric tonnes in the past three months, he told reporters here during his first visit to Bihar after being appointed a Cabinet minister in the Narendra Modi government last month. #NewsTracker #bIhar #food grains #Ram Vilas Paswan #Food Security Act #Bihar government
Food security act: HC sends notice to Centre, seeks modification of rules

May 28, 2014

Food security act: HC sends notice to Centre, seeks modification of rules

A division bench of Chief Justice G. Rohini and Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw sought the central government's response by 27 August. #NewsTracker #Delhi High Court #food grains #Food Security Act #Notice
Tripura govt to create buffer food stock due to rail line disruption

May 21, 2014

Tripura govt to create buffer food stock due to rail line disruption

The Tripura state government is set to create buffer stock of foof grains due to disruption of rail line to Agartala. #Assam #Tripura #Agartala #Lunding #rail line disruption #buffer food grain stock
India set for record food grain production this year, says Sharad Pawar

Jan 15, 2014

India set for record food grain production this year, says Sharad Pawar

Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar today said the country's food grain production this year is likely to surpass the previous record of 259.29 million tonnes achieved in the 2011-12 crop year. #Sharad Pawar #NewsTracker #Agriculture #food grain production
CCEA approves outlay of Rs 12,350 cr to boost foodgrain production

Sep 20, 2013

CCEA approves outlay of Rs 12,350 cr to boost foodgrain production

The National Food Security Mission (NFSM) was launched in 2007-08 with an outlay of Rs 4,882.48 crore for the 11th Five Year Plan (2007-12) and succeeded in meeting its objective of raising foodgrains output by 20 million tonnes (MT). #NewsTracker #CCEA #food grain #National Food Security Mission
CCEA approves outlay of Rs 12,350 cr to boost foodgrain production

Sep 29, 2014

Gas plant hit in Syria air strikes

US-led coalition warplanes bombed Islamic State group positions across four provinces in northern and eastern Syria overnight, hitting a grain silo as well as the country's largest gas plant, activists said. Washington and its Arab allies opened thei... #Syria #Iraq #Turkey #United Kingdom #Aleppo, Syria
CCEA approves outlay of Rs 12,350 cr to boost foodgrain production

Sep 30, 2014

Good news for coeliacs as Irish menus offer more choice

The menu is much more varied these days for Irish people with coeliac disease, a condition that bars them from eating gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley and rye. More foods than ever are available for those with the disease, for which there is ... #Trinity College, Dublin #SuperValu (Ireland)
CCEA approves outlay of Rs 12,350 cr to boost foodgrain production

Sep 30, 2014

7-Eleven, Tony Horton collaborate on healthier options

Coming soon to the refrigerated aisle: Cold-pressed juices, quinoa salad, spicy black bean hummus. Images of Whole Foods may come to mind, but instead picture none other than the home of the Big Gulp soda 7-Eleven. The convenience chain is trying out... #California #Food and Drug Administration #7-Eleven