Stating that the public perception about food overall in the country is very low, Food Safety and Standards Authority (FSSAI) Chairman Pawan Kumar Aggarwal asked the industry to bring drown the level of 'unsafe food' to less than one per cent or negligible level in the next four years.Addressing a CII event, Aggarwal shared a four-point vision and noted that the first aim is to bring down significantly the level of unsafe, non-standard and mis-branded food in the country.Citing a survey of one lakh samples of food conducted by enforcement officers over last years, he said 3.7 per cent of food was found to be unsafe, 15 per cent was non-standard food and 9 per cent was mis-branded food.Close "The sampling was done in an area where safety was a concern. The level of 3.7 per cent is low when compared to media reports of 60-70 per cent. In next four years, can we bring unsafe food level to less than one per cent or negligible level, while non-standard food to 5 per cent and mis-branded … [Read more...] about FSSAI asks industry to reduce level of unsafe food to less than 1% over next 4 yrs
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If Steve Jobs’s life were staged as an opera, it would be a tragedy in three acts. And the titles would go something like this: Act I–The Founding of Apple Computer and the Invention of the PC Industry; Act II–The Wilderness Years; and Act III–A Triumphant Return and Tragic Demise. advertisement advertisement The first act would be a piquant comedy about the brashness of genius and the audacity of youth, abruptly turning ominous when our young hero is cast out of his own kingdom. The closing act would plumb the profound irony of a balding and domesticated high-tech rock star coming back to transform Apple far beyond even his own lofty expectations, only to fall mortally ill and then slowly, excruciatingly wither away, even as his original creation miraculously bulks up into the biggest digital dynamo of them all. Both acts are picaresque tales that end with asurge of deep pathos worthy of Shakespeare. But that second act–The Wilderness … [Read more...] about The Lost Steve Jobs Tapes
Mercedes-Benz is set to unveil the second-generation GLA today. The SUV has undergone a complete overhaul and is loosely based on the new A-Class.The SUV has adapted a crossover-like stance with design cues borrowed from the A-Class. Its height has also increased by 10 mm however but its mlength has decreased by 15 mm. Its headlight setup and front fascia also bear a resemblance to the A-Class.Mercedes-Benz has also updated its instrument cluster and the central infotainment system, combining the two into a single unit. It is supplemented by turbine-style air conditioning vents below.Close The next-gen GLA is expected to be offered with three engine options. These should include a 1.3-litre turbocharged petrol unit sourced from Renault. It makes 163 PS of maximum power and 250 Nm of peak torque and is mated to a 7-speed DCT gearbox. It could also get a 2-litre turbocharged petrol unit which makes 224 PS and 350 Nm and is mated to an 8-speed DCT gearbox. The diesel option could be a … [Read more...] about What has Mercedes-Benz planned with the next-gen GLA?
Late recovery on D-Street in the second half of the trading session helped benchmark indices close above crucial support levels on Wednesday. The S&P BSE Sensex rose nearly 200 points while the Nifty50 reclaimed 11,900 levels.Let’s look at the final tally on D-Street – the S&P BSE Sensex rose 172 points to 40,412 while the Nifty50 closed with gains of 53 points to 11,910 on Wednesday.Close Sectorally, the action was seen in Oil & Gas, IT, as well as, realty space while profit-taking was witnessed in capital goods, telecom, and metal stocks. related news Closing Bell: Nifty ends above 11,900, Sensex up 172 pts; Yes Bank slips 14% Taking Stock: SBI, Yes Bank biggest losers in banking space; Nifty holds 11,850 Closing Bell: Sensex ends 248 pts lower, Nifty holds 11,850; FMCG, IT, metal, PSU banks drag the most Broader market underperformed benchmark indices. The S&P BSE Midcap index was up 0.52 percent while the S&P BSE Smallcap index closed … [Read more...] about Taking Stock: Late recovery helps Sensex settle 172 pts higher; Yes Bank share price down 15%
In today’s data-driven, digital business landscape, businesses have little choice but to jump on the transformation bandwagon. That, of course, is often easier said than done. advertisement advertisement The following examination of readiness will help business leaders through the process of transforming from how to get started to what actions are needed to elevate, innovate, and disrupt. Ready to Start The first step of digital transformation is to start—but where? For some small businesses, this might begin with overhauling and managing voice communications via a voice over IP (VoIP) solution, which helps to control costs and streamlines mobility, video conferencing, and online meetings. For others, the first step might involve upgrading their WAN (Wide Area Network). A WAN is a collection of computers and network resources connected through a network over a geographic area, which can bring together distant and disparate assets more efficiently. As … [Read more...] about The five states of ready