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Adulterated Spices Processing Unit Busted In Cuttack Malgodown

Cuttack: The Commissionerate Police on Wednesday busted an illegal factory allegedly engaged in manufacturing adulterated chili and turmeric powder. The unit was unearthed following a raid at Malgodown area in the city, police said. As per reports, huge quantities of articles used for the adulteration were seized during the raid. It is pertinent to mention […]

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COVID19: Turmeric Compound Could Kill Certain Coronaviruses

Beijing: Aficionados of Indian food already know about the medicinal properties of turmeric. Now researchers have found that a natural compound found in this commonly used spice could help eliminate certain viruses. This compound in turmeric, called “curcumin”, can prevent Transmissible gastroenteritis virus (TGEV) — an alpha-group coronavirus that infects pigs — from infecting cells, […]

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Suffering From Skin Problems? Try These 9 Home Remedies

Nobody wants a bad skin. Many of us travel a lot, spend a lot of time outdoors with maximum exposure to sun and at the end of the day left with tanned skin and other skin related problems. But do we take the right steps to resolve them? probably, no. While the use of costly […]

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Kandhamal turmeric gets Geographical Indications tag

Phulbani: In a major achievement, the locally grown turmeric in Kandhamal has received the Geographical Indications (GI) tag. Kandhamal Apex Spices Association for Marketing (KASAM), located in Phulbani, had applied for registration of the Kandhamal turmeric last year. The application was accepted under sub-section (1) of Section 13 of the Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration […]

Turmeric blues for Kandhamal farmers

Things have come to such a pass that farmers of Kandhamal district which is famous for its turmeric cultivation are now staring at the prospect of distress sale of their produce. Lack of assistance from the State government and awareness about new farming techniques are denting turmeric productivity in the region