Job opportunities in food processing sector: Harsimrat

A three-day international conference on “Food Security, Nutrition and Sustainable Agriculture-Emerging Techniques” concluded at Baba Farid Group of Institutions (BFGI) here on Saturday. As many as 300 delegates from five countries and 15 states of the country participated in the conference. The chief guest of the valedictory function was Union Cabinet Minister of Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal. Dr C Anandharamakrishanan, director, IIFPT (Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology), Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, was the guest of honour. More than 500 students and research scholars read the papers. Over 250…

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HP keen for investment in food processing units

Himachal Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Sunday said that the State Government is providing all possible assistance to the potential entrepreneurs to establish food and fruit processing units so as to provide employment to the youth, besides strengthening the economy of the farmers and fruit growers. The Chief Minister was addressing the people through video conference from Shimla after inaugurating Cremica Food Park at Singha in Una district. Union Cabinet Minister for Food Processing Harsimrat Kaur Badal was also present on the occasion through video conference from New Delhi….

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Apple recently hired a prominent obstetrician, signaling interest in women’s health

Photographer | Collection | Getty Images Apple’s health team has hired an obstetrician, Dr. Christine Curry, to look into how the company can bolster its efforts in women’s health, among other projects, according to three people familiar with the hire. Apple CEO Tim Cook has described health care as a growing priority and a major part of Apple’s legacy. He told CNBC’s Jim Cramer in January, “If you zoom out into the future, and you look back, and you ask the question, ‘What was Apple’s greatest contribution to mankind?’ It will…

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Would a health reinsurance program work in Colorado? Polis says program would curb health care costs

DENVER — The rising cost of health care is impacting millions of Coloradans. Newly elected Governor Jared Polis says too many people are being left with impossible choices: get the care they need or go bankrupt. Polis is selling a reinsurance program as one solution to lowering health insurance premiums. He has already asked lawmakers to invest $1 million in this year’s budget with hopes of a rollout by 2020. “Whether people are Independent or Republican or Democrat or Green or Liberation, they’re all being ripped off on health care…

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All the hottest tech you want to be seen with in 2019

There is tech: functional, boasting of specs that run for pages on end and savvy enough for Bruce Wayne’s basement. And then there are gadgets that tick all of these boxes and are designed well enough to be conversation starters – the kind that Shuri would approve of. Here, GQ’s favourite stuff (in no particular order) to optimize your life and keep you looking sharp. Google Home A smart speaker the size of a humidifier, the Home packs surprisingly good sound, the omniscience of Google and an AI assistant that sounds…

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Zomato partners with Paytm to expand online food ordering in India

Further expanding the landscape of digital food ordering in India, Zomato has announced a partnership with Paytm to enable its food ordering and delivery services on Paytm’s mobile app. With this addition, users can now browse their favourite restaurants, listed on Zomato’s online ordering platform, on the Paytm App as well and order food instantly. This service is currently live for all the Paytm Android app users in Delhi-NCR and will soon be made available across India and on the iOS app as well. Zomato’s overall mission is ‘better food for more people’ and…

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Food processing training in Dimapur

Thirty women representatives from 14 SHGs of The Working Woman Project, Dimapur-2 were trained in two batches to make potato edibles like chips, wedges, fresh and frozen fries, potato flour and tapioca/cassava related products from December 27, 2018 to January 12, 2019 at Indisen village, Dimapur. The training was conducted by Zatara Private Limited and funded by the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer’s welfare, Skill India, STRY program under National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management (MANAGE); and State Agricultural Management and Extension Training Institution (SAMETI), Nagaland. The trainees were taught…

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Democrats roll out big health care proposals in the states

FILE – In this Nov. 1, 2016, file photo, agents help sign people up for insurance through the Covered California exchange at their storefront on Beach Boulevard in Huntington Beach, Calif. SEATTLE (AP) – Riding the momentum from November’s elections, Democratic leaders in the states are wasting no time delivering on their biggest campaign promise — to expand access to health care and make it more affordable. The first full week of state legislative sessions and swearings-in for governors saw a flurry of proposals. In his initial actions, newly elected…

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Storing leftovers in aluminum foil can lead to these health risks

Refrigerated leftovers typically last up to four days if your leftovers are sealed and stored correctly. For most people, covering a plate with foil and tossing it in the fridge is a quick, easy way to store food. However, wrapping your food in a sheet of aluminum foil is also an easy way to put yourself at risk for health hazards. Much like we need air to breathe, bacteria need air to thrive. Some bacteria like staph and Bacillus cereus, which causes foodborne illnesses, produce toxins that aren’t destroyed by high…

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Hair Care Tips: 6 Ways To Prevent Frizzy Hair In Winters

Welcome to the time when freezing winds, dry air and chilled temperatures together leave no stone un-turned to make you ‘feel the frizz’ and your blankets do not let you head to the salon! Winter season is synonymous to the season of dryness and that’s why winter hair care isn’t that easy. The lack of humidity and the imbalance in temperature – cold outside and warm indoors – make our hair dry, frizzy and unmanageable. De-tangling dry hair is also very cumbersome and leads to hair fall, which further reduces…

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