THIS WOMAN WRITES Hiking the Himalayas without Leaving My Chair
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As my wife, Carolyn, will readily attest, I rarely give in to a cold. I prefer to work my ... Posted on 12/2/13 at 6:47 PM
EVERYDAY GOURMET Bengali Style Salmon
I know it's been a few months since I have posted a recipe, but I have had quite a busy summer! (As I am sure most of you have) This past weekend Ihad the opportunity to spend an evening with family a... Posted on 9/4/12 at 10:32 PM
STAFF BLOG STORM TRACKER Cold or Warm Winter?
The lower 48 states have for the most part recorded a mild winter. Locally, the month of December finished 11.2 degrees above average and the month of January is currently running about 10 degrees abo... Posted on 1/31/12 at 7:56 AM
MUMBAI - After drenching India with above-average rains in June, the monsoon has weakened in what is typically the wettest and most crucial month for millions of farmers growing oilseeds, rice, cotton and pulses.
THIRUVANANDHAPURAM, India - Worsening heat, fodder shortages and the threat of drought are forcing many hard-hit dairy farmers in the Anantapur area of India's southern Kerala state to reduce their herds, experts say.
MUMBAI - The Indian unit of fast food chain KFC, owned by Yum Brands Inc, on Friday challenged the results of a test showing the presence of bacteria linked to food poisoning in a sample of its fried chicken, dismissing them as "false allegations."
AURANGABAD, India - Prices of many foodstuffs are surging in India, despite a good start to monsoon rains - an unexpected boon for wholesalers, but a major headache for the central bank and a government hoping for its help to reboot the economy.
TALOJA, India/ MOGA, India - At a McDonald's plant outside Mumbai, 200 workers walk through air dryers and disinfectant pools, then get to work making the day's 25,000 patties from chicken painstakingly sourced in a country with one of the world's worst food safety records.
Nivedita Bhattacharjee and Aditya Kalra
June 22, 2015
NEW DELHI - India's industrial production output grew more than expected in April, reaching a two-month high, and retail inflation edged up in May, easing concern over an economy facing the worst drought since 2009.
MUMBAI - Nestle SA will pull its Maggi instant noodles from stores across in India, withdrawing one of the country's most popular snacks after weeks of damaging headlines triggered by regulators' reports that some packs contained excess lead.
Clara Ferreira-Marques and Nivedita Bhattacharjee
June 05, 2015
CHENNAI, India - Tamil Nadu has become the first Indian state to ban several noodle products after tests found excessive levels of lead, extending a food scare triggered when some of Nestle India's noodles were found unfit for consumption.
WASHINGTON - A win for the United States in a dispute with India over restrictions on U.S. poultry and egg imports will help lower trade barriers and open new markets for U.S. farmers, U.S. officials said on Thursday.
GENEVA - The World Trade Organization (WTO) said on Thursday that India broke international trade rules by blocking U.S. poultry and egg imports because of unsubstantiated bird flu fears, confirming a win for the United States in the dispute.
LUCKNOW - Food safety inspectors in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh have filed a criminal complaint against Nestle's Indian arm, after spot checks earlier this year found excess lead in some packets of Maggi instant noodles.
MUMBAI - Chicken prices in India soared to a record high after a heat wave killed more than 17 million birds in May, as temperatures regularly above 40 degrees Celsius led to mounting casualties among livestock as well as humans.
GURGAON, India - In India's upmarket "Millennium City," laborers building luxury homes say they have little choice but to toil in the extreme heat, despite government warnings not to venture outside after this week's heat wave killed 1,700 people.
Sankalp Phartiyal and Tommy Wilkes
May 29, 2015
NEW DELHI - Soaring temperatures have gripped parts of southern and northern India in an extreme heat wave which has killed more than 500 people and looks set to continue this week, officials said on Monday.
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