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One Nation One Ration Card – Journey so far and journey ahead

The implementation of One Nation One Ration Card (ONORC) plan is one of the top priorities of Department of Food & Public Distribution, Government of India to provide an option to all eligible ration card holders/beneficiaries covered under NFSA to access their entitlements from anywhere in the country. Under this …

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UN food agency sounds alarm on ‘overlooked crises’ 

Without urgent support “there is a real risk of the situation further deteriorating in these affected areas in the second half of 2018, with rising hunger and humanitarian needs,” the Rome-based FAO said in a statement. The underfunded emergencies identified include drought in Afghanistan, Sudan and Syria, a severe monsoon …

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THE “OSCARS” OF THE FOOD WORLD

Top chefs are due to attend the event at which the annual ranking of the world’s best restaurants is announced. New York’s ‘Eleven Madison Park’ won first place in 2017 while Denmark’s ‘Noma’ has been crowned best restaurant four times.The Best 50 list, which was launched in 2002, has gained …

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Decoded: Why we can’t stop eating junk food

Both fatty and carbohydrate-rich foods activate the reward system in the brain, albeit via different signalling pathways. When carbohydrates and fats come together in the food, this effect is intensified. In nature, there are no foods that contain a high proportion of fats and carbohydrates: Either they are rich in …

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