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Representational image of sugar cubes | Photographer: Vincent Mundy/Bloomberg

‘White foods’ are invading India’s breakfast menu. So are chronic illnesses

India's bakery market is expected to grow 8.5% to reach more than $12 billion by 2026. But evidence is also building up against refined foods as producing more harm than good.
A vendor sits at a stall, which is allowed to remain open till 11 am, in the walled city of Jaipur, Rajasthan | Photographer: Prashanth Vishwanathan | Bloomberg

Growth, not inflation, has become RBI’s priority after second wave of Covid

Monetary Policy Committee believes the current gains in price growth — fanned by fuel tax hike, higher commodity prices — don’t warrant withdrawal of measures put in place to support recovery.


Representational image of the Indian Army in Ladakh | ANI File Photo

Expert panel to fine tune military theaterisation plan after stakeholders differ on key issues

The big dilemma facing the govt and the armed forces is whether theatre commands, which call for a joint war strategy, should be country-specific or based on challenges.

China’s Wuhan story unravels as world’s finest, including from India, nail Covid lab-leak proof

The global hunt for where the virus behind pandemic came from shows science, democracy and a sense of inquiry can overcome politics, ideology and omerta codes.