Quick innovation is key to achieving flat path or reducing global warming, said Dr V. Prakash, former Director, Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI).


Chennai: Customs has detained over 1,250 tonnes of wheat imported from Australia in 50 containers at Chennai port. The consignment was found to contain more than permissible levels of pesticide chloropyrifos.

The Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI) here, in association with the M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF), Chennai, and other organisations, have launched an initiative to end chronic hunger in the Kalahandi-Bolangir-Koraput (KBK) regions of Orissa by 2015.

Noted agriculture scientist and Rajya Sabha member M S Swaminathan on Thursday called for a comprehensive plan to ensure food security in the coming years, in the wake of climate change and shrinking agricultural sector.

The launch of Palm Lahar soft drink could have gone unnoticed as just another cola launch, had it not been for the owner of the brand. Unbelievable as it may sound, it's the tourism-minded government of Kerala.