Monday, 3 October, 2022

Topic: turmeric

Why turmeric, your go-to spice in the year of Covid, is going to be more expensive in 2021

Between January and February, price of turmeric powder has increased to Rs 250-270/kg from Rs 200-230/kg, while price of whole turmeric has risen to Rs 85-100/kg from Rs 40-60/kg. 

Recipe of India’s broken justice system — 4 mealworms in turmeric, 38 years, Supreme Court

There is no specific reason why anyone beyond a shopkeeper named Prem Chand and a few bureaucrats in Haryana might even know or care about this case but it tells a sad story.

Turmeric tales: How good old haldi is polarising India & the West but starting a dialogue

Turmeric is a superfood in the West now & golden milk turmeric latte, which Indians know as their regular haldi doodh, is being called a healthy alternative to coffee.

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Illustration by Prajna Ghosh | ThePrint

Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


Naval Group & IIT Goa signing agreement to extend partnership on 28 September | Twitter @navalgroup

France’s Naval Group, IIT Goa extend R&D deal for underwater surveillance, submarine imaging

Agreement will act as catalyst for improving analysis of data collected by underwater sensors through application of neural systems & AI.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.