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Bartending: New opportunities in the hospitality industry


September 6th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 6 (IANS) If you are looking for a life that channels your inner chef, an ability to read people and love for beverages, then bartending might be just ... Read more...

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Tata to take ‘Himalayan’ water brand to new markets


August 31st, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 31 (IANS) Tata Global Beverages, a part of the Tata Group, Friday said it is working on increasing the penetration of its 'Himalayan' water brand and aiming to ... Read more...

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Some day Tata Motors will have plant in Bengal: Ratan Tata


August 31st, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 31 (IANS) Showing no bitterness over what happened in Singur, Tata Group Chairman Ratan Tata Friday said some day Tata Motors will have a plant somewhere in the ... Read more...

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Rs.70 crore liquor sold on Onam days


August 30th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 30 (IANS) Kerala saw Rs.70 crore worth of liquor sales during the two Onam days Tuesday and Wednesday.An official from the excise department told IANS that sales on ... Read more...

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Festivities peak on Thiru Onam


August 29th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 29 (IANS) Onam festivities have peaked in Kerala, with Thiru Onam celebrated Wednesday.Thiru Onam is the most important day for Keralites in the nearly week-long festival.The most important ... Read more...

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Himachal to give free net books to 4,000 school toppers


July 18th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 18 (IANS) After Punjab and Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh also Wednesday announced it would give free net books to 4,000 topper students of Class X passing out ... Read more...

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Coca-Cola sales rise 20 percent in India


July 17th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Beverages major Coca-Cola Tuesday reported a 20 percent rise in sales growth in India, the highest among BRICS countries, in the second quarter of the ... Read more...

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India Inc. buys all franchises in Sri Lankan T20 league


June 28th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 28 (IANS) The India Inc. will own all the seven franchises in the Sri Lankan Premier League (SPL), ignoring the decision of the Indian cricket board not to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Human body needs fluid balance, not just water (Lead)


June 6th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 6 (IANS) Drinking lots of water alone is not necessarily good or won't get you to lose weight. Fluid intake through other beverages can be equally beneficial, says ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Drinking excess water may not benefit us


June 6th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 6 (IANS) Drink lots of water... it's good for you -- an oft-heard advice has been debunked by an expert as not really benefitting us and rather being ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

US’s Dunkin’ bullish on Indian market, plans 500 stores in 15 years


May 30th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) US-based baked food and coffee chain Dunkin' Donuts sees a huge opportunity in India with its growing economy and the middle class interest in eating ... Read more...

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Coca Cola apologizes in China


May 5th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 5 (IANS) Coca Cola has apologized over how it acted in china after some of its products were alleged to be contaminated with chlorine, China Daily reported Saturday.The ... Read more...

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Coca-Cola reassures product safety in China


May 1st, 2012 - 9:49 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 1 (IANS) The Coca-Cola Company has reassured its product safety after completing major corrective measures undertaken at the request of a quality watchdog in a Chinese ... Read more...

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I would’ve loved to be a footballer, says Ranbir (With Images)


February 29th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) If it had not have been showbiz for Ranbir Kapoor, it would definitely have been football, says the actor, who is endorsing a ... Read more...

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Coca Cola quarterly volume in India grows 20 percent


February 8th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Global beverages giant Coca Cola posted 20 percent growth in volume for the quarter ended Dec 31 in India, driven by the Diwali festival, while ... Read more...

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Tatas sign formal pact for opening Starbucks cafes in India


January 30th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 30 (IANS) Global coffee chain Starbucks will soon be making its way to India with Tata Global beverages Monday formally announcing a joint venture pact with the US-based ... Read more...

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Crowe’s gruelling training for ‘Man of Steel’


December 22nd, 2011 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 22 (IANS) Actor Russell Crowe is undergoing a gruelling training schedule for his role in the film "Man of Steel".The 47-year-old actor plays Superman's father, Jor-El, in ... Read more...

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Bharti inks deal with British chain for pizzerias


October 28th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) After telecom, retail and beverages, the Bharti Group is set to open a chain of pizzerias in India in a 50:50 joint venture with a ... Read more...

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Dabur to set up plant in Sri Lanka


September 27th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Dabur India Tuesday said it was setting up a Sri Lankan subsidiary, Dabur Lanka Pvt Ltd, and will invest $15 million (Rs.70 crore) there.Dabur Lanka ... Read more...

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Tata Global Beverages to enter nourishing foods sector: Ratan Tata


August 30th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 30 (IANS) Tata Global Beverages is focused on growing globally and will in the near future enter the field of nourishing foods, Tata Group Chairman Ratan Tata said ... Read more...

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Tata Global Beverages to focus on health, nutrition


August 30th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 30 (IANS) Tata Global Beverages Ltd Tuesday said its research and development efforts will continue to develop new products focusing on health and nutrition."The emphasis on innovative and ... Read more...

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3,554 workers died in accidents


August 24th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) A total of 3,554 workers died in accidents in the industries and manufacturing sectors in 2007-09, with Gujarat and Maharashtra accounting for most deaths, parliament ... Read more...

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Belgian bartenders create world record for cocktail


August 15th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A team of bartenders from a Belgian resort city has set a new Guinness world record after it concocted the world's largest mojito.Traditionally, a Mojito ... Read more...

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Medvedev signs bill classifying beer as alcohol


July 20th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has signed a bill officially classifying beer as an alcoholic drink, thereby restricting its sale, the Kremlin said.Under the bill, alcoholic ... Read more...

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Russell on weight loss spree


July 12th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) Actor Russell Crowe is trying to lose weight by following a tough diet and exercise regime."First ride in quite some time. Sore legs, sore ass, ... Read more...

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Taiwan destroys two tonnes of chemical-tainted drinks


June 12th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 12 (IANS) Taiwan has destroyed over two tonnes of beverages believed to be tainted with a "dangerous chemical", a media report said.Authorities inspected 16,000 stores over the past ... Read more...

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Man held for robbing train passengers, patients


May 21st, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) A man was arrested for allegedly robbing people in trains and hospitals after offering them beverages and eatables laced with sedatives, Delhi Police said Saturday."Raju Jain, ... Read more...

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Liquor sales in Kerala reach ‘dizzy heights’


April 16th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 16 (IANS) Liquor sales in Kerala for the 2010-11 fiscal touched dizzy heights, reaching an all-time high of Rs.6,730.30 crore compared to Rs.5,539.85 crore in 2009-10, according to ... Read more...

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Bill Gates buys stake in Mexican company


March 18th, 2011 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 18 (IANS/EFE) Microsoft chairman Bill Gates has acquired a 14.7 percent stake in a Mexican company, the largest Coca-Cola bottler in Latin America.The firm, Femsa, confirmed that ... Read more...

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Coffee cuts stroke risk in women


March 11th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 11 (IANS) Drinking more than a cup of coffee daily lowers stroke risk among women by 22 percent to 25 percent, compared to those who drink less.Low or ... Read more...

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Coffee drinking linked to lower stroke risk in women


March 11th, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): Consuming more than a cup of coffee a day is linked to a 22 percent to 25 percent lower risk of stroke, says a new study.Low or no ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mother’s sweet tooth bad for girls, not for boys


February 27th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 27 (IANS) A mother's sweet tooth affect girls more than boys, especially when the baby is in the womb. Excess sugar can block nutrients from reaching female foetuses and ... Read more...

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‘Dangerous’ energy drinks ‘can leave children hospitalised’


February 15th, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 15 (ANI): Doctors have warned that energy drinks such as Red Bull should be as closely regulated as alcohol, tobacco and prescription medicines.A study claimed high-caffeine drinks could cause seizures, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Keventer to set up food testing lab in Bengal


February 2nd, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 2 (IANS) Keventer Agro Ltd, the food processing arm of food major Keventer Group, will set up a Rs.25 crore food testing laboratory in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district ... Read more...

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Parade watchers fight parched throats


January 26th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) People watching the grand spectacle of the Republic Day Parade at the capital city's Rajpath Wednesday, especially children, had to fight dry and parched throats as ... Read more...

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