Vinayakumar Balakrishnan recently launched his edible tableware brand 'Thooshan' a month ago, joining the slowly rising trend of edible cutlery in India. Vinaykumar, who is a resident of Ernakulam in Kerala and the former CEO of a life Insurance company in Mauritius, left his job to start his mission towards a sustainable way of living. A few states in the country, including Kerala, have already banned single-use plastic, marking a stepping stone towards a sustainable future.
The project incubated at IIT Kanpur, Kerala Agricultural University, and Indigram Labs, is a result of extensive research of nearly two years, studying wheat bran and its viability in making edible tableware.
New Delhi: Under the 7th Pay Commission, the Central government is expected to increase the salaries of its employees by hiking their house rent allowance (HRA) and dearness allowance (DA) in the coming days around New Year.
After General Bipin Rawat's death in a helicopter crash, General M M Naravane, the Chief of Army Staff, has emerged as the frontrunner for the post of Chief of Defence Staff whom the government will expect to carry forward military reforms taking all service chiefs on board.
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