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As businessmen gobble up farmland, Kashmiri villages lose identity (Feature)


July 15th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Haripora (Ganderbal), July 15 (IANS) Instead of a mud house, Hassan Parray now has a concrete house. His two sons do not go to school barefoot, but wearing branded shoes. ... Read more...

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China probes chemical spill


February 10th, 2012 - 3:43 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 10 (IANS) China is probing a chemical spill from a South Korean cargo ship that partially contaminated the drinking water source of a city in eastern part of ... Read more...

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NourishCo hopes for Rs.700 crore business


February 10th, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 9 (IANS) NourishCo Beverages Ltd, an equal joint venture between Tata Beverages and PepsiCo, is looking at a business of Rs.700 crore over the next five years by ... Read more...

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Drinking water scare in Chinese city after industrial pollution


January 28th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 28 (IANS) Authorities in China have swooped into action to monitor drinking water safety more closely after cadmium pollution, caused by a mining firm, has been found downstream ... Read more...

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Woman spends week in car to follow ‘advice’


January 25th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 25 (IANS) A US woman spent seven days in a car after accidentally driving into a muddy pond -- she chose not to seek help because she had ... Read more...

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Richards urges fans to give up plastic bottles


December 27th, 2011 - 8:41 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 27 (IANS) Actress Denise Richards is urging fans to "go green". She has asked her fans to give up plastic bottles in 2012."It's a great time to start ... Read more...

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Mineral water in hand, Rahul marches in rural India


July 5th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Nangla Bhattauna (Uttar Pradesh), July 5 (IANS) Children and men stood on low walls or climbed trees in villages to snatch a better view of Rahul Gandhi as he ... Read more...

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Annual Sikh Day ‘free food’ distribution overshadows Queens’ temple tensions


May 2nd, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 2 (ANI): Sikh-American generosity on the annual Sikh Day Parade in the Flatiron district of New York overshadowed last week's violence at a Queens temple by distributing free food ... Read more...

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Italy wine exports beat home consumption for first time


April 8th, 2011 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Rome, April 8 (IANS/AKI) The value of Italian wine consumed abroad for the first time last year was more than domestic sales, according to a report by agricultural consumer group ... Read more...

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Indian rescue team to leave for quake-hit Japan on Friday


March 24th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 24 (ANI): India has sent 10,000 litres of bottled water to Japan, reeling under the devastation caused by twin disaster, and said its search and rescue team of ... Read more...

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Swimming too often in chlorinated water ‘ups bladder cancer risk’


March 17th, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar 17 (ANI): Spanish researchers have warned that people who regularly swim in chlorinated water or take lots of showers or baths could increase the risk of developing bladder cancer.They ... Read more...

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Taps run dry for third day in parts of Delhi


February 16th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) People in parts of the capital suffered from a water crunch for the third consecutive day Wednesday as supplies remained affected due to a high level ... Read more...

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Northern Irish families flushing toilets with lemonade!


January 1st, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 1 (ANI): Left without water for almost two weeks, families in Northern Ireland have now resorted to flushing their toilets with lemonade.With shops stripped of bottled water almost as soon ... Read more...

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Relieved Chandlers relive horrendous Somalia captivity


November 28th, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.28 (ANI): Paul and Rachel Chandler are smiling these days in a relieved sort of way after their release a fortnight ago from 13 months of captivity in Somalia, but they ... Read more...

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Cholera outbreak: 2,000 evacuated from Haiti refugee camp


November 6th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, Nov 6 (IANS/EFE) More than 2,000 people were evacuated from a Haitian refugee camp in Corail to a nearby hospital to prevent the further spread of cholera, a humanitarian organisation has ... Read more...

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Booze now cheaper than water in Kiwiland!


October 15th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Oct 15 (ANI): You may as well drink alcohol, and not water anymore -as a new study suggests that booze is the cheapest drink available in New Zealand - even more ... Read more...

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Shekhar Kapur rings the alarm bell for water conservation


September 29th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) Internationally renowned filmmaker Shekhar Kapur has appealed to the people of India and rest of the world to conserve water which, he said, is a ... Read more...

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Top Ten Overpriced Products You Should Avoid


September 28th, 2010 - 1:06 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to WalletPop, there are many overpriced products on the market today which consumers should avoid. They recently revealed their list of the top ten.1) Text Messages- A ... Read more...

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‘Hygiene bigger concern than terror attack at CWG’


September 18th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Sep 18 (IANS) Swimming Australia (SA) coach Leigh Nugent Saturday said hygiene is a bigger concern for their swimmers than a terror attack at the Commonwealth Games Village. Nugennt said the ... Read more...

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Pak envoy rejects criticism of China’s timely flood-related aid


August 25th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Aug 25 (ANI): Pakistan's Ambassador to China Masood Khan has expressed appreciation for China's timely aid to his country's flood-hit areas, and rejected criticism against Beijing's contribution to help victims."China was ... Read more...

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Seattle Weather Extremely Hot, Heat Warning Issued


August 18th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Seattle, Aug 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The inclement weather in Seattle and adjacent region has made the met office issue warnings to the residents. The National Weather Service has already cautioned ... Read more...

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China mudslides kill 1,270 people (Lead)


August 17th, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 17 (IANS) The toll in mudslides in China's northwestern Zhouqu county rose to 1,270 Tuesday even as the region crawled back to normalcy, Xinhua reported. Some 474 people are still missing, ... Read more...

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China’s mudslide-hit county crawls back to normalcy


August 17th, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 17 (IANS) Life is slowly returning to normal in China's Zhouqu county, where rain-triggered mudslides left at least 1,254 people dead, while 490 are still missing. The mudslides hit the county ... Read more...

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No more bottled water for Israel ministers


August 9th, 2010 - 7:01 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Aug 9 (IANS) Bottled mineral water will no longer be served at ministerial meetings in Israel, as a government forum said cabinet ministers will now have to quench their thirst with ... Read more...

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Britain not to go ahead with ban on homeopathy


July 27th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Homeopathy will continue to be available on the National Health Service (NHS) despite an influential health committee condemning it as medically unproven, a British minister said. Health Minister ... Read more...

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China bans artificial flavours in baby food


July 27th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 27 (IANS) China has banned artificial edible flavours in certain foodstuff, including baby food and dairy products. In a law passed Monday, China's ministry of health prohibited the use of artificial ... Read more...

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Beverages leave ‘geographic signatures’ that can track where you’ve been


July 1st, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): Consumption of beverages such as soda pop, micro brew-beer and bottled water leaves a geographical location-related chemical imprint in hair that can be used to track people's movements, ... Read more...

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FDA relases hurricane season preparedness tips for food, medicine, and pets


June 30th, 2010 - 1:00 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Tuesday released information on how to keep food, medical products, and pets safe during an emergency, especially during the ... Read more...

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8. On-call rickshaws, with frills, proposed for Games


June 3rd, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
By Azera Rahman New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) The humble cycle rickshaw could jazz up for the Commonwealth Games, complete with a driver-cum-tourist guide, newspapers and fruit juices. Around 1,000 battery-operated rickshaws ... Read more...

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Check illegal bottled water units, court tells Delhi


May 30th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) In an attempt to prevent spread of water-borne diseases in summer, the Delhi High Court has directed the government to tighten the noose around illegal units manufacturing ... Read more...

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Bottled water ‘not safe for drinking’


May 26th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 26 (ANI): A new study has found high level of bacteria in bottled water in Canada.The Montreal study showed that heterotrophic bacteria counts, in more than 70 percent of bottled ... Read more...

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Pollution fear makes Mexico top bottled water drinker


May 18th, 2010 - 9:00 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 18 (IANS) Mexico has become the world's top drinker of bottled water in per capita terms due to public fear of pollution in regular water supply, said a report. ... Read more...

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China earthquake toll rises to 2,192


April 24th, 2010 - 12:39 am ICT by BNO News
BEIJING (BNO NEWS) -- The death toll from last week's devastating earthquake in northwest China's Qinghai Province rose to 2,192 on Friday, state media reported.The state-run Xinhua news agency reported that 78 ... Read more...

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Candy, Beer and Bottled water Bill sent to Senate


April 13th, 2010 - 12:28 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Apr 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) New taxes are in store for bottled water, beer and candy, which would be imposed in June 2010. Whereas in July a new tax would ... Read more...

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The House Of The Washington State Passes A Bill To Raise Taxes on Soda Pop And Candy Among Others


April 12th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 12, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The House of the Washington state cast its vote on Saturday to increase a host of taxes. This list consists of taxes on beer, bottled ... Read more...

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