New York bans oversized sugary drinks to fight obesity

September 14th, 2012 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 14 (IANS) New York City has passed the first US ban on large-size sodas and other sugary drinks sold in restaurants and other eateries in a measure ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi launches health inspection

June 19th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 19 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi has launched an inspection on various businesses like salons, beauty parlours, laundries, cafeterias and restaurants to check whether they were adhering to health ... Read more...

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Russia’s Bolshoi Theater repoens after six-year restoration

October 29th, 2011 - 4:38 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Bolshoi Theater, one of the main landmarks of the Russian capital and a symbol of Russian culture, reopened Friday after six years of reconstruction ... Read more...

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Cricket mania grips Hyderabad

March 30th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 30 (IANS) Cricket mania gripped Hyderabad Wednesday as India and Pakistan clashed at Mohali for a berth in the World Cup final.Most roads were deserted and people rushed ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Peru bans smoking in public buildings

January 16th, 2011 - 10:04 am ICT by IANS
Lima, Jan 16 (IANS/EFE) Peru has banned smoking in all public buildings, according to a decree published in the official gazette.The executive order, which was signed by President Alan Garcia, toughens previous ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Google’s New York City Office Gets Bedbugs

September 6th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 6, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Bedbugs have been hogging the limelight lately both on land as well as the cyber space. With incidences of bedbug infestations growing at an ... Read more...

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Drinking a cup of coffee a day could be the secret to long life

September 1st, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 1 (ANI): Researchers have claimed that drinking a cup of coffee everyday could be the secret to long life.According to a study, people who drank one to two cups of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Developed nations’ currency notes have less bacteria

August 13th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Syndey, Aug 13 (IANS) Researchers have found currency notes in developed countries to have fewer bacteria than money in poorer countries. Led by University of Ballarat's food microbiologist Frank Vriesekoop, a global research ... Read more...

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Video study finds contaminated food served in ‘clean’ restaurants

June 9th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 9 (IANS) How safe is the food we eat at restaurants, cafeterias and other food-service providers? A new study from North Carolina State University (NCSU), the first to place video cameras ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Lettuce E. Coli Outbreak Spreads

May 14th, 2010 - 9:40 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 14, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Romaine lettuce has been in the glare of publicity lately after the unearthing of E. coli poison in them. The outbreak of E. coli poisoning ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Gearing up for Games: Cafes in 4 Delhi monuments

April 21st, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Red Fort and Qutub Minar will be among the four monuments in Delhi to have cafes which will provide sustenance to tourists expected during the upcoming Commonwealth ... Read more...

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Now cafes in monument premises for tourists during CWG

March 19th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Going all out to make Delhi experience a wholesome one for tourists during the Commonwealth Games and beyond, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has decided ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Gurgaon hotel to buy ‘cage-free’ eggs only

February 17th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) It's not an uncommon sight - scores of hens cooped inside a tiny cage, with barely enough space to even spread their wings. In an effort to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Clifton’s Cafeteria Endangered

October 19th, 2009 - 8:15 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri, Los Angeles, California, Oct. 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In 1931, Clifford Clinton went on to open Cliffton's Cafeteria- the first in a range of chain restaurants. The owner being a devout ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Kolkata self-help group supplies homemade food to offices

October 17th, 2009 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Oct 17(ANI): A group of women in Kolkata have got together to set up a group, which serves homemade lunches to various offices to earn a living.'Aastha Bhojan', self-help group set ... Read more...

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Today is National Coffee Day

September 29th, 2009 - 10:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Sep 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) September 29 is celebrated as the ‘National Coffee Day.’ Coffee is a beverage that is loved the world over for its caffeine-kick, tantalizing aroma and ... Read more...

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Women eat less when dining with men, but more with women

August 6th, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 6 (ANI): What you eat depends on with whom you eat, that's the conclusion of a new study.The study conducted by researchers at McMaster University appears in the online version ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Women eat less with men, but more with other women

August 6th, 2009 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 6 (IANS) Women count their calories when dining with men, but not so when eating with other women, says a new Canadian study. Research at Canada's McMaster University at Hamilton near ... Read more...

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Eating at buffets sans the exercise can make you obese

December 20th, 2008 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 20 (ANI): People who eat out often at buffets and cafeterias and find their community unpleasant for physical activity are more likely to get obese, says a new study.Ross ... Read more...

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Why we simply cant resist sinful snacks

September 12th, 2008 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 12 (ANI): Why is it that we simply surrender to our cravings for sinful snacks despite determining to keep ourselves aloof from such foods? Well, Dutch researchers say that ... Read more...

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California bans trans fats in restaurants

July 26th, 2008 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
DPA San Francisco, July 26 (DPA) The governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed a law banning trans fats in restaurants. The measure will make California the only state in the US with ... Read more...

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China moves to help prisoners injured in quake

May 14th, 2008 - 10:52 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, May 14 (Xinhua) China's justice ministry Wednesday issued an emergency notice urging judiciary departments in quake-stricken areas to mobilize personnel to save injured inmates and other staffs in jails. Judiciary departments, ... Read more...

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