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Coronavirus scare cannot keep bats from menu in Indonesia, country's Tomohon Market continues to make money from wild meat
World

Coronavirus scare cannot keep bats from menu in Indonesia, country's Tomohon Market continues to make money from wild meat

The earliest cluster of coronavirus cases in the global outbreak was linked to a market in Wuhan, China, where live animals were kept close together, creating an opportunity for the virus to jump to humans.

During a sombre Ramzan in Tamil Nadu, the nombu kanji tells a fascinating story of state's Muslim communities
Lifestyle

During a sombre Ramzan in Tamil Nadu, the nombu kanji tells a fascinating story of state's Muslim communities

This Ramzan, amid the coronavirus-related lockdown, Muslim communities across Tamil Nadu are embracing a return to modest and mindful one-pot meals that are a testimony to both the spirit of resilience and the state’s distinctive cultural fabric

COVID-19 impact: Informal economy workers excluded from most govt measures, be it cash transfers or tax benefits
Business

COVID-19 impact: Informal economy workers excluded from most govt measures, be it cash transfers or tax benefits

Like demonetisation, the current lockdown has exposed millions of workers and their families to starvation, hunger, death and very bleak future prospects.

Lockdown Impact: World Bank says remittances to India likely to decline by 23% in 2020 due to COVID-19
Business

Lockdown Impact: World Bank says remittances to India likely to decline by 23% in 2020 due to COVID-19

Globally remittances are projected to decline sharply by about 20 percent this year due to the economic crisis induced by the COVID-19 pandemic and shutdown.

Coronavirus Outbreak: PepsiCo partners CII to serve 2 million meals in Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan
Business

Coronavirus Outbreak: PepsiCo partners CII to serve 2 million meals in Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan

Food and beverage major PepsiCo India on Thursday joined hands with industry body CII to provide two million meals to the marginalised communities in Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan

Wholesale price inflation cools to 1% in March from 2.26% in Feburary on sharp fall in food prices
Business

Wholesale price inflation cools to 1% in March from 2.26% in Feburary on sharp fall in food prices

The inflation based on wholesale price index (WPI) eased to 1 percent in March from 2.26 percent in February on a sharp fall in food prices in the country

Coronavirus Outbreak: Invisibility of circular migrants in host states is at the heart of their exodus from urban centres
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Invisibility of circular migrants in host states is at the heart of their exodus from urban centres

Since the start of the coronavirus crisis, many issues have begun to emerge from their dormant existence and unfold dramatically to capture the public's mind

As coronavirus outbreak exposes faultlines in long supply chains, are locally self-sufficient economies the way forward?
Opinion

As coronavirus outbreak exposes faultlines in long supply chains, are locally self-sufficient economies the way forward?

A lot of food in India was and largely still is produced by small and marginal farmers. The lives of such farmers tended to be hard even at the best of times. The coronavirus crisis and its economic impact probably won’t leave them untouched. A shift to local may help at least some of them.

Major League Eating set to return as starved sports fans prepare for feast of competitive eating
Sports

Major League Eating set to return as starved sports fans prepare for feast of competitive eating

The competition will feature $11,500 in prize money, with $5,000 going to the winner.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Economists expect retail inflation to spike in April due to nationwide lockdown
Business

Coronavirus Outbreak: Economists expect retail inflation to spike in April due to nationwide lockdown

Economists on Monday termed the ease in March CPI inflation to a four-month low of 5.1 percent as a misplaced sense of improvement because the impact of lockdown on food prices will be felt in April

Coronavirus Outbreak: Circus companies stare at losses, uncertainty with lockdown; trapeze artistes, clowns may soon be jobless
Business

Coronavirus Outbreak: Circus companies stare at losses, uncertainty with lockdown; trapeze artistes, clowns may soon be jobless

Circus companies across West Bengal have been out of business since early March when the scare over the pandemic started gaining ground.

Retail inflation likely fell to a four-month low of 5.93% in March on softer food, fuel prices, reveals poll
Business

Retail inflation likely fell to a four-month low of 5.93% in March on softer food, fuel prices, reveals poll

India’s retail inflation is expected to have dropped to a four-month low in March on softer food and fuel prices and as already slowing demand likely plummeted due to a nationwide lockdown towards the end of the month, a Reuters poll found

Coronavirus Outbreak: CRISIL deploys its corporate kitchen to serve 10,000 daily meals for community in Mumbai
Business

Coronavirus Outbreak: CRISIL deploys its corporate kitchen to serve 10,000 daily meals for community in Mumbai

CRISIL has opened up its corporate kitchen facility at its Mumbai headquarters to prepare hygienically cooked, nutritious meals on a daily basis to the economically weaker sections of the society

How Netflix's Spanish thriller The Platform explores panic buying, daily wage earners' plight during a lockdown
Entertainment

How Netflix's Spanish thriller The Platform explores panic buying, daily wage earners' plight during a lockdown

The Platform is set in a confinement where food is distributed vertically, very similar to the socioeconomic hierarchical distribution highlighted by the lockdown.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Bihar's rural poor at greater danger than rest of India; rations, cooked food need of the hour
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Bihar's rural poor at greater danger than rest of India; rations, cooked food need of the hour

The worst impact of coronavirus outbreak has been on the marginalised; those who are not only at risk of getting exposed to the virus but also have to bear the burden of lapses in state policy

Coronavirus Outbreak: Follow these steps to maintain hygiene while handling fruits, vegetables at market and home
Health

Coronavirus Outbreak: Follow these steps to maintain hygiene while handling fruits, vegetables at market and home

Amid coronavirus outbreak, practising the right protocols to safely handle fruits and vegetables at the market and home is of optimum importance

How chef Floyd Cardoz shaped Indian cuisine, from his New York restaurant Tabla to Mumbai's The Bombay Canteen
Life

How chef Floyd Cardoz shaped Indian cuisine, from his New York restaurant Tabla to Mumbai's The Bombay Canteen

What’s often overlooked is how Floyd Cardoz opened the doors for Indian cuisine to move beyond immigrant food and into the world of fine-dining. Chefs like Vikas Khanna and Srijith Gopinath have become increasingly visible in the US with both winning accolades, including from Michelin for their respective eateries. These doors have been opened thanks to Cardoz’s patience and ability to clearly explain the nuances that ground Indian food to the outside world.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Centre asks states, UTs not to interrupt, close food processing units
Business

Coronavirus Outbreak: Centre asks states, UTs not to interrupt, close food processing units

The Centre has asked all states and Union Territories (UTs) not to obstruct or close food processing units, and maintain uninterrupted supply amid lockdown in the country due to coronavirus outbreak

Wholesale inflation eases to 2.26% in February on cheaper food articles, vegetables
Business

Wholesale inflation eases to 2.26% in February on cheaper food articles, vegetables

Wholesale price index (WPI) based inflation softened to 2.26 percent in February on the back of cheaper foods and vegetables, government data showed on Monday