Joss powder import from Vietnam raises stink, Centre takes note

Joss powder import from Vietnam raises stink, Centre takes note

New Delhi, July 20 (SocialNews.XYZ) The central government has taken a serious note of a surge in the illegal transfer of ‘raw incense sticks from Vietnam to India under the garb of import of joss powder, which attracts zero per cent duty and is a raw material used in making ‘agarbatti or incense sticks, ever since the import of such incense sticks was put under the ‘restricted category in August 2019 by India

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24 Top Indian Spices and How to Use Them

24 Top Indian Spices and How to Use Them

Indian food encompasses several centuries-old culinary traditions from all over the broad subcontinent. Pulling from these traditions to produce beautiful cooking is an almost spiritual act. Certainly exploring Indian food will greatly expand your cooking repertoire. Below are the the 24 top spices used in Indian cooking. Getting familiar with these is a great first step in your knowledge.

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