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Subsidy row: Food rates hiked in Parliament canteen

Subsidy row: Food rates hiked in Parliament canteen

Three days after the government announced a curb in cooking gas subsidy, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan approved a proposal to abolish subsidy on parliament canteen food which would now function on a no-profit-no-loss basis. The decision comes after years ...

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Food prices drive March CPI lower to 5.17%

Retail inflation, as measured by the consumer price index (CPI), slowed to 5.17 percent year-on-year in March, government data released today showed, compared to 5.37 percent in February. The News International Team Retail inflation, as measured by the consumer price ...

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CBSE schools dump the junk food

The Board has made it clear to schools that foods high in fat and sugar like wafers, fried foods, and sugar sweetened beverages should be restricted in schools and nearby areas. Lauding the move, Simi Nagi, principal of Pallavi Model ...

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