Sunday, 3 July, 2022

Topic: Salt

3rd Covid wave fears should make Indians cut down on sugar, salt and alcohol

A single food or supplement won't boost your immunity overnight. A whole foods-based nutritious diet is crucial to maintaining optimal function of immune system.

How much salt should you eat? WHO now says you must cut it down by half

The new set of benchmarks have been based on local food environments and target processed and packaged foods in an effort to lower risks of blood pressure and cardiovascular disease.

Pakistan wants to geotag Himalayan pink salt & Karachi Zoo’s ‘half-fox, half-woman’ star

Our prolific feature about Pakistan’s fascinating politics, economy, society, culture, cricket, fashion and more — stories beyond the routine headlines.

Salt shortage expected next year as heavy rains & lockdown hit production in Gujarat

Salt output is set to fall about 35% after excess rainfall in 2019 & 2020 and the lockdown shortened the number of months of production. The impact could be felt in October 2021.

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Representational image of a protest against rise in prices of fuel and LPG, in Kolkata | ANI

You thought inflation’s high in India? Data shows at least 100 countries doing worse

Lebanon faces worst inflation rate in the world, followed by Zimbabwe and Sudan, according to 'Trading Economics', which sources data from governments.


A Sikorsky S-76D chopper | Credit: Twitter/@PawanHansLtd

Pawan Hans chopper crash not an anomaly, doesn’t bode well for govt-owned firm’s disinvestment

Crash that killed 4 one of several Pawan Hans chopper accidents in last few decades. These incidents, coupled with losses, operational issues & legal hurdles, may delay disinvestment.

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.