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ASCI has rapped Patanjali for misleading ads

The Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) has rapped yoga guru Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali Ayurved Ltd for false advertisements. Patanjali has increased its sales by using the image of its founder Ramdev. But the question arises does Baba Ramdev has any fundamental knowledge and training in making these products? Godrej Group Chairman Adi Godrej also

Delhi Top Hospitals Fined By NDMC For Mosquito Breeding

Not only the residential areas, but even the hospital premises are becoming a breeding ground for the mosquitoes. The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) on Wednesday has issued challans to four government hospitals – AIIMS, RML Hospital and Lady Hardinge Hospital and Safdarjung Hospital – as they found mosquitoes breeding at these establishments. The National

158 Fresh Cases Reported Of Dengue Reported In Delhi Over Past Week

As many as 158 fresh cases of dengue were reported from the national capital over the last one week taking the total number of confirmed cases till August 14 to 277. The figure reported by the Municipal Corporation of Delhi gives an alarming picture as only 26 cases of the vector-borne disease were reported in

Top Consumer Court Accepts Govt’s Rs 640 Crore Suit Against Nestle For Unfair Trade Practices

The apex consumer court on Monday accepted the government’s Rs 640-crore suit against Nestle for its alleged unfair trade practices pertaining to Maggi instant noodles and posted the next date of hearing for Sep 30. The bench of the National Consumer Disputed Redressal Commission, presided over by Justice J.K Jain and Justice B.C. Mehta, also

After Dominos, Now KFC Fails Quality Tests In Uttar Pradesh, Notice Server To KFC

After Dominos failed food quality tests in the Western part of the Uttar Pradesh, notices have been served to KFC after its ingredients failed quality tests. The matter has been reported from the Allahabad district where the Uttar Pradesh Food Safety and Drug Administration (FSDA) confirmed the adulteration. According to reports, the FSDA had collected

Ready To Eat In 2-Mints: FSSAI Approved Lab Finds Maggi Noodles Safe

In a major boost to Nestle India, FSSAI-approved laboratory of Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI) has found Maggi noodles to be in compliance with the country’s food safety standards. CFTRI had tested five samples sent by Goa Food and Drug Administration (FDA) when Maggi was banned in June in the wake of findings in

FDA Gives Clean Chit To Haldiram, No Lead, Bacteria Found In Sample Tests

Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Maharashtra, has given a clean chit to Haldiram group, finding “clinically no problems in its products”. Within the month of July, the FDA officials had collected 20 samples from Nagpur and Mumbai regions and tested it in its laboratories. Samples of Haldiram’s Bhujia, Navratna Namkeen, Sev, Potato Chips, Takatak and

Delhi Woman Becomes First Victim Of Dengue This Season

A 35-year-old woman died due to organ failure at a Gurgaon hospital on Friday after she was diagnosed with dengue, becoming the season’s first victim of the vector-borne disease in Delhi-NCR. The Delhi-based woman was admitted to the private hospital three days ago with very low platelet count, hospital sources said. The death was reported

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