Monday, 4 July, 2022
TopicMillets

Topic: Millets

Millets never had ‘marketing gurus’ like rice, wheat. Thanks to Modi govt, now they will

Corporate brands, the Modi government, and even the UN have told us about the benefits of millets. But there's a gap–it's still unclear to people.

Want to boost your child’s growth? Replace rice with millets, says India-led nutrition study

Study — led by Dr S. Anitha, senior scientist, nutrition, at ICRISAT — is a review and analysis of 8 previously published studies. It was published in the journal 'Nutrients' this month.

A bowl of millets a day could keep cholesterol and diabetes at bay, study finds

New Delhi: Consuming 50-200 grams of millets daily for an extended period of time could help reduce the risk of cardiovascular threats by combating...

Millet dosa or Millet biryani? Read the fine print on the food fad of the future

Millets provide a slow supply of energy throughout the day, increase the feeling of being full, decrease cholesterol, and lower the risk of colon cancer.

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Ghouse Mohammed and Riyaz, arrested for the murder of Udaipur tailor Kanhaiya Lal Teli | ANI

Why we should know where Udaipur killers lie on the staircase of radicalisation pyramid

Udaipur’s violent executioners had reached the highest point of radicalisation where the only option left before them was to kill their innocent victim.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.

Defence

Army personnel give military honours to the soldiers of Territorial Army's infantry 107 battalion who lost their lives in the Manipur Landslide, 2 July 2022, Siliguri | Credits: ANI Photo/ ANI Pic Service

A look at the Territorial Army — The Indian military’s task force hit by the Manipur landslide

The Territorial Army, a part-time military organisation for Indians who may have other jobs, is essentially a volunteer force that can be quickly mobilised in the defence of a state.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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