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Gold from Bangladesh seized, one detained


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 3 (IANS) A gold smuggler was detained in Tripura and five gold biscuits, worth Rs.19 lakh, smuggled from Bangladesh were seized, BSF officials said here Monday."The troopers of ... Read more...

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BJP attacks UPA over fertilizer prices


August 20th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari Monday attacked the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government, saying its policy is to exploit farmers and ... Read more...

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Cereal bars not so healthy after all


August 18th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) Cereal bars that people eat believing they are healthier than biscuits and chocolate may not be so healthy, consumer experts have said.Researchers looked at 30 bars ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Independence Day: the streetside view (Lead)


August 14th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) For some, it's a day of celebration or simply chilling with family and friends. But Independence Day is just another day of struggle for millions ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Shun junk food for improving kid’s IQ


August 8th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 8 (IANS) Babies and infants fed junk food may have a slightly reduced IQ, while those going in for healthy diets have a slightly higher IQ, says a ... Read more...

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Even animals won’t eat Mid-Day Meal in Goa: Parrikar


July 31st, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 31 (IANS) The food given to school children in Goa under the Mid-Day Meal Scheme is unfit even for animals, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar told the legislative assembly ... Read more...

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Man held for killing minor in Delhi


June 24th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) A 19-year-old youth was arrested Saturday for murdering a minor boy whom he kidnapped for Rs.5,000 ransom, police said.Vinod Kumar, a labourer, was arrested ... Read more...

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Two arrested for selling fake gold biscuits in Delhi


May 10th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Two construction contractors from Meerut were arrested for selling fake gold biscuits in the capital, police said Thursday.The accused, Vinod Kumar, 30, and Mohd Mustafa, ... Read more...

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Man arrested for robbing tourists


May 8th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) A 32-year-old man, who used his proficiency in English to pass himself off as a tourist guide and cheat and rob foreigners after drugging them, ... Read more...

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Parle eyeing 25 pc market share in snacks segment


March 25th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 25 (IANS) Biscuits and confectionary major Parle Products is betting big on the snacks segment for its higher growth trajectory, aiming at more than 25 percent market share ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Junk food saves teen’s life from fatal liver disease


February 13th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 13 (IANS) A teenager who gorged on chocolates and junk food is on the road to recovery from a dreaded liver disease that could have killed her, says ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Five held for cheating finance company


January 31st, 2012 - 2:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Five people, including two officials from a private bank, accused of taking loans worth over Rs.2 crore by depositing fake gold biscuits, have been arrested, ... Read more...

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Ten train passengers found drugged, robbed


January 9th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 9 (IANS) Ten passengers in a general, unreserved compartment of the Delhi-Patna Shramjeevi Express were Monday found drugged at Danapur railway station near Patna and their valuables ... Read more...

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Britannia may go for 6 percent overall price hike


December 17th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 17 (IANS) Britannia Industries, India's largest biscuits and bakery company, Saturday indicated that it may raise prices of its products due to soaring distribution and raw materials costs, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

An egg a day keeps unwanted calories at bay


December 11th, 2011 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 10 (IANS) While an apple a day is known for keeping the doctor away, researchers suggest going to work on an egg everyday could be the best way ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Snacking on sugary stuff raises risk of womb cancer


August 23rd, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) Snacking on biscuits, buns or cakes two to three times a week can increase the risk of a woman's chances of developing womb cancer by 33 ... Read more...

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Hazare fast enters sixth day


August 21st, 2011 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Gandhian activist Anna Hazare's fast for a strong Lokpal bill entered the sixth day here Sunday, with thousands packing the spacious Ramlila ground.Hazare, 74, "is ... Read more...

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Some food for thought for Anna supporters


August 20th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Holding a mike with a mini loudspeaker slung over his shoulder, 35-year-old Kamal Sharma roams around the Ramlila Maidan tent calling out to people to ... Read more...

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Devotional songs, slogans echo at Ramlila ground


August 20th, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Devotional songs and anti-corruption slogans reverberated in Ramlila ground as social activist Anna Hazare's fast entered its fifth day Saturday.Even as the Gandhian was not ... Read more...

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FMCG business to be profitable in six years: ITC


July 29th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 29 (IANS) Multi-business conglomerate ITC Limited aims to turn its non-tobacco fast moving consumer goods business profitable by 2017 as it eyes the country's number one position in ... Read more...

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Britannia targets women with new biscuit


July 16th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 16 (IANS) Hoping for growth in its health and wellness product revenue this fiscal, biscuits major Britannia Industries Ltd has launched a new product - Vita Marie Honey ... Read more...

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Britannia to invest over Rs.200 crore this fiscal (Lead, superseding earlier story)


July 2nd, 2011 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 2 (IANS) Food products maker Britannia Industries Ltd is planning a total investment of more than Rs.200 crore this fiscal, including on setting up two new plants in ... Read more...

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Britannia to invest over Rs.200 crore in new plants


July 2nd, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 2 (IANS) Food products maker Britannia Industries Ltd is planning a total investment of more than Rs.200 crore this fiscal for setting up two plants in Orissa and ... Read more...

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Tihar facing problems retailing inmates’ products


June 22nd, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Retailing the brand TJ - goods the inmates of the Tihar Jail are turning out as they serve out their rigorous imprisonment - is ... Read more...

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10 Ranchi jail staffers suspended for prisoners’ death


June 6th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 6 (IANS) At least 10 staffers of a Jharkhand jail were suspended for the death of three inmates, an official said Monday."Ten 'jawans' of Birsa Munda central jail ... Read more...

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Eating in front of TV drives snacking


May 15th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 15 (IANS) Eating while watching TV can cause you to gorge on more snacks. The findings suggest that having formal meals at a table rather than grabbing food ... Read more...

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So, how much does a British woman’s handbag weigh?


April 13th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 13 (IANS) The average British woman's handbag weighs as much as 1.8 kg and it contains things like keys, make-up and food.A poll showed that a woman's handbag ... Read more...

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BBC spends 2,000 pounds a year on biscuits


March 27th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 27 (IANS) The BBC spends over 2,000 pounds a year on biscuits and 32,500 pounds on flowers for the reception area, a media report said Sunday.Citing information obtained ... Read more...

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India sending 45-member search and rescue team to Japan


March 24th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) India is a sending a 45-member search and rescue team Friday to be deployed in quake and tsunami ravaged regions of Japan.This will be ... Read more...

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Pregnant Jessica Alba has fun snacking in Big Apple


March 7th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 7 (ANI): Actress Jessica Alba, who is pregnant, has revealed about the fun time she had snacking in New York City.Alba, 29, took to her Twitter page to describe what ... Read more...

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Security forces in Jharkhand’s Nawadih area introduce community policing


February 28th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Nawadih, Feb 27 (ANI): Security forces in Nawadih, Jharkhand have introduced community-policing programme to tackle Maoists in the region.Locals were given food and clothing as incentives, as part of the programme on ... Read more...

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Cheryl Cole to soften accent


February 25th, 2011 - 8:30 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 25 (IANS) Singer Cheryl Cole is taking elocution lessons in preparation for the US version of TV show "The X Factor" as the programme could be fined if audiences don't ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Himachal bans plastic cups, plates


January 29th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 29 (IANS) After imposing a ban on the use of all types of polythene bags made of non-biodegradable materials, Himachal Pradesh has decided to ban disposable plastic products from August ... Read more...

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Eating while watching TV ‘can cause hunger later on’


January 24th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 24 (ANI): A new research has found that eating while watching TV can cause hunger later on, which could make one more likely to indulge in late-night snacks.The study ... Read more...

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“The Biggest Loser” Host Inspired By Her Dog’s Weight Loss


January 16th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "The Biggest Loser" host Alison Sweeney is influenced by her reel life reality series so much that she has even launched a weight loss program for ... Read more...

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