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  • The ministry collected vegetables, fruits, spices, red chilli powder, curry leaves, rice, wheat, pulses, fish/marine, meat and egg, tea, milk and surface water from retail outlets, APMC markets and organic outlets

    Govt test shows 12.5% food items contain unapproved pesticides

    New Delhi : In a major health hazard, the government has found residues of pesticides in a significant number of vegetables, fruits, milk and other food items collected from various retail and wholesale outlets across the country.

  • ATK face Chennaiyin challenge in opener

    Chennai : Perhaps there is no better way to kick-start a popular league than to pit two top teams against each other for the opening match and that is what will happen when defending champions Atletico de Kolkata face Chennaiyin FC in an Indian Super League (ISL) encounter today.

  • Winning every game is important: ATK coach

    Chennai : Defending champion Atletico de Kolkata’s head coach Antonio Lopez Habas exuded confidence of starting the second ISL season on a bright note and said his team will look to win every game and gain three points.

  • Double for Manushree, Havish

    Mumbai : Manushree Patil and Havish Asrani earned a double in the 5 Star Mumbai Suburban District Table Tennis Championship, at the Goregaon Sports Club.

  • Siddharth, Deepali emerge champions

    Navi Mumbai : Chhattisgarh duo of Siddharth Pratap Singh and Deepali Gupta emerged men’s and women’s singles champions in the open events in the West Zone inter-state badminton championships, organised by BOR (Badminton Organisation of Raigad) and hosted by the D.Y. Patil Sports Academy at their Stadium’s badminton hall, at Nerul on Friday.

  • Customs, CB share spoils

    Mumbai  : Central Bank of India dished out another good performance to share honours with Mumbai Customs as they were engaged in a fighting 1-1 draw in an Elite Division match of the MDFA League 2015-2016.

  • Determined Shanica stuns Trisha

    Mumbai : Exhibiting tremendous resilience and strong fighting qualities, unseeded Shanica Kadam hogged the limelight with a remarkable come from behind 3-2 win against fourth-seeded Trisha Dalmia in a sub-junior girls’ third round match of the Mumbai City District Table Tennis Tournament.

  • Your Day By Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:- You will win over enemies in style in politics and sports. Fame is likely today. Those in poultry farm or agriculture business will make profit. Romantic relationship will be fine.

  • Tolerance

    Neither accept people as they are nor tolerate them.

  • Sushma Swaraj

    Tit-for-tat at the UN

    The annual session of the UN General Assembly has become a familiar platform for trading of charges between India and Pakistan as also between Israel and its traducers in the Islamic world. This year was no different. Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu sharply criticised the US and the West Asian dictators for glossing over the Iranian nuclear ambitions in signing up an agreement with that country. As usual, he was forceful in his

  • Liquor ban

    Liquor curbs observed in letter, not spirit

    It’s not the letter of the law that matters in India, implementation is far more important. So, while welcoming the suggestion by Delhi’s Tourism Minister, Kapil Mishra, that the permissible age for consuming liquor in the national capital should be reduced from 25 to 21 years, we should consider the present anomalous situation which will not change until prohibition is done away with lock, stock and barrel. A strong temperance movement would

  • global

    When globalisation becomes a one-way street

    The government must change gears. Its efforts aimed at attracting MNCs to “Make in India” for the global market are certain to fail. One does not put up a new cold storage when the potato stored in the existing facility is rotting. Therefore, the government must push for import substitution. (more…)