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 Cats use eyes, not smell, to search for <strong>food</strong>

Cats use eyes, not smell, to search for food

02 Mar 2015

London: Cats may prefer to use their eyes rather than follow their nose when it comes to finding the location of food, according to new research by leading animal behaviourists.

Cats,  Cat eyes,   smell,   Animal behaviour,   ,  
 Calorie counting may affect the ability to focus

Calorie counting may affect the ability to focus

02 Mar 2015

Washington: Counting calories may help you shed a few pounds but the habit may adversely affect your ability to focus when you need it the most, new research suggests.

Calorie,   focus,   high calorie food,   University of California,  
Smooth polls due to J&K people, <strong>security</strong>, Election Commission: Centre

Smooth polls due to J&K people, security, Election Commission: Centre

02 Mar 2015

New Delhi: As newly sworn-in Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed's statement crediting "people from across the border" for conduct of Assembly polls triggered a controversy, the Centre on Monday maintained that it is people of the state, security forces and Election Commission, whose efforts should be given the credit.

Mufti controversial comments,   J&K Chief Minister,   Mufti Mohammad Sayeed,   Pakistan,   J&K assembly election,   Election Commission,   Jammu and Kashmir,  
States unwilling to fix taxes, commission on foodgrains at 3-4 percent

States unwilling to fix taxes, commission on foodgrains at 3-4 percent

01 Mar 2015

New Delhi: State governments have expressed their unwillingness to implement the Shanta Kumar-led FCI restructuring panel's recommendation to fix taxes and commission on foodgrains at 3-4 percent, a top Food Ministry official has said.

Food Corporation of India,   FCI,   foodgrains tax,   foodgrains commission,   Shanta Kumar,   Food Ministry,   National Food Security Act ,  
Ram Vilas Paswan implores Opposition to support Land Bill

Ram Vilas Paswan implores Opposition to support Land Bill

01 Mar 2015

Patna: Union Food and Consumers Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Sunday implored the Opposition to ensure passage of the Land Acquisition Bill in national interest.

Union Food and Consumers Affairs Minister,   Ram Vilas Paswan,   Land Acquisition Bill,   Land Ordinance,   Food Corporation of India,   FCI,  
 Postal Department to use its vast network for <strong>proposed</strong> payment bank

Postal Department to use its vast network for proposed payment bank

28 Feb 2015

New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said the Postal Department will utilise the services of its vast network for the proposed Payment Bank.

generalbudget2015,   union budget,   Arun Jaitley,  Postal Department ,  
<strong>Food</strong> subsidy of Rs 8,228 crore released to 5 states under NFSA

Food subsidy of Rs 8,228 crore released to 5 states under NFSA

24 Feb 2015

New Delhi: Under the National Food Security Act, the Centre has released Rs 8,228.01 crore so far this fiscal, to five states where procurement of grains is decentralised.

Food Subsidy,   National Food Security Act,   NSFA,   Raosaheb Patil Danve,   decentralised procurement system,  
General Budget 2015: Jaitley unveils universal social <strong>security</strong> and pension schemes

General Budget 2015: Jaitley unveils universal social security and pension schemes

28 Feb 2015

New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday announced a slew of low-cost pension and insurance schemes, including Atal Pension Yojana and Universal Social Security scheme.

Budget 2015,   General Budget 2015,   Finance Minister,   Arun Jaitley,   India budget,   Indian economy,   Modi government,  
Altering brain's <strong>food</strong> sense may achieve healthy ageing

Altering brain's food sense may achieve healthy ageing

27 Feb 2015

New York: Tweaking the brain in order to alter the perception of feeding state and achieve low-calorie intake may promote healthy ageing, finds an interesting study.

human brain,   food,   healthy ageing,   Harvard University,  
Government asks FCI to withdraw procurement in Haryana & Punjab

Government asks FCI to withdraw procurement in Haryana & Punjab

26 Feb 2015

New Delhi: The government has asked state-run FCI not to purchase foodgrains in states like Punjab and Haryana as the procurement system is fully developed there,  Food Secretary Sudhir Kumar said on Thursday.

Food Corporation of India,   FCI,   Food Secretary,   Sudhir Kumar ,  

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