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Poems of Colours, Memories, Sounds, Tastes and Smells

Poems of Colours, Memories, Sounds, Tastes and Smells

These poems bring alive images of twinkling jasmine flowers and purple geraniums; mynahs and mockingbirds; guavas and grapefruits to make profound comments on immigration and nostalgia; war and resilience, generosity and dreams

08 May 2022
Shocking Mango Prices! Devgad Alphonso Being Sold  At Rs 18K A Dozen

Shocking Mango Prices! Devgad Alphonso Being Sold At Rs 18K A Dozen

A dozen mangoes for Rs18,000? Malvan-based cultivators Uttam Phondekar and his father Abba fetched this price for the first box of the season’s Devgad...

13 November 2021

India Expects Record Horticulture Crops Production

The third advance estimate of horticulture crop production is a record 331.05 million tones, an increase of 10.6 million tonnes over production in 2019-20.

Excited By Praises From PM Modi And CM Adityanath, UP Farmer Grows Dragon Fruits In Barabanki

Excited By Praises From PM Modi And CM Adityanath, UP Farmer Grows Dragon Fruits In Barabanki

The BJP government in Gujarat had named Dragon fruit as 'Kamalam' in January this year. The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has decided to give a...

18 September 2021

Rainfall In Shimla Breaks 42-Year-Old Record, Untimely Snow Wreaks Havoc On Apple Plantation

Rainfall and snow in districts including Kotkhai, Jubbal, Rohru, Narkanda, Rampur, Thanedar and Chopal have left the apple plants significantly damaged.

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22 April 2021
Food Consumption Post-vaccination

Food Consumption Post-vaccination

Our gut plays a crucial role in improving our immunity, here’s why you should start considering Covid-19 vaccine as an opportunity to kick-start a healthier...


22 April 2021
A Healthy Diet To Ensure A Best Exam Day

A Healthy Diet To Ensure A Best Exam Day

From vegetables to nuts, here are some of the food suggestions that will come to your rescue for future examination days


24 March 2021
Strengthening Farmgate Cold Chain Infrastructure For Fruits And Vegetables

Strengthening Farmgate Cold Chain Infrastructure For Fruits And Vegetables

Cold chain for fresh fruits and vegetables is an environment-controlled logistics that does not alter essential characteristics of produce and ensures...


02 December 2020
Orange Or Orange Juice? Here's The Right Choice

Orange Or Orange Juice? Here's The Right Choice

Satyendra Garg thought fruit juice was a better option compared to the whole fruit, until he did some research.


05 May 2020
Vegetable Supply At Azadpur Mandi Cut By Half Despite Ease Of Restrictions; Prices Rise

Vegetable Supply At Azadpur Mandi Cut By Half Despite Ease Of Restrictions; Prices Rise

Spread over 85 acres, Azadpur mandi has around 3,000 registered commission agents and operates round the clock, throughout the year, serving the needs of not...


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12 April 2020
Himachal Pradesh Can Supply Vegetables To Several States For Months Amid Lockdown

Himachal Pradesh Can Supply Vegetables To Several States For Months Amid Lockdown

Himachal Pradesh has a stock of 10 lakh apple boxes in all the cold storage facilities of the state and the state government has given permission to market...


25 November 2019
24 Hours In Life Of Mushtaq Ahmad Malik: Battling To Resurrect The Apple Of His Labour

24 Hours In Life Of Mushtaq Ahmad Malik: Battling To Resurrect The Apple Of His Labour

Mushtaq Ahmad Malik's apple orchard in Kashmir was flattened by a blizzard early November. It not only destroyed his garden but left a bitter taste in the...


18 September 2019
Are Fruit Juices Really As Healthy As You Think?

Are Fruit Juices Really As Healthy As You Think?

Here are some facts that you must consider before taking a sip


13 September 2019
Learn A New Word: Polyphenols

Learn A New Word: Polyphenols

Because, sometimes some words become popular. And, who knows, they may even change your life.


07 September 2019
P-O-S-H-A-N: How The Six Letters Hide Six Core Nutrition Concepts

P-O-S-H-A-N: How The Six Letters Hide Six Core Nutrition Concepts

To celebrate the Poshan Week, remember the smart acronym P-O-S-H-A-N and pep up your daily diet


15 June 2019
Why Litchi May Not Be Responsible For Child Deaths In Bihar's Muzaffarpur

Why Litchi May Not Be Responsible For Child Deaths In Bihar's Muzaffarpur

Why the popular fruit may not be responsible so much for the tragic deaths of undernourished children in Bihar.


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08 June 2019
Monkey Enters Actor Soundarya Sharma's Room, Leaves After Having Breakfast

Monkey Enters Actor Soundarya Sharma's Room, Leaves After Having Breakfast

Soundarya shared an amusing video of the monkey gorging on some fruits.


19 September 2018
Fruit Contamination: Australian PM Announces 10-15 Years’ Imprisonment For Strawberry Saboteurs

Fruit Contamination: Australian PM Announces 10-15 Years’ Imprisonment For Strawberry Saboteurs

Authorities are probing more than 100 reports of people finding needles concealed within strawberries and other fruits.


10 August 2018
Kitchen Garden Gaining Popularity In The Cities

Kitchen Garden Gaining Popularity In The Cities

The ever growing kitchen garden trend is hitting cities across the country with an increasing intensity. Here is how you can cultivate and relish your fruits...


17 March 2018
Kerala Gets Its 'Official' State Fruit

Kerala Gets Its 'Official' State Fruit

The state government will make an official declaration in this regard on March 21, based on a proposal of the Agriculture Department.


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