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Militant hideout busted in Kashmir, arms cache recovered


August 27th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 27 (IANS) A huge cache of arms, ammunition and explosives has been recovered from a militant hideout in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir.In an operation launched Sunday ... Read more...

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UAE sends food parcels to Pakistan’s tribal region


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 23 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has sent 20,000 food parcels costing a total of $1 million to be distributed among needy families in Pakistan's northwest ... Read more...

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China to export gutter oil for jet fuel


July 11th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 11 (IANS) China will export gutter oil for reuse as aviation fuel after processing, a media report said Wednesday.The gutter oil is leftover cooking oil collected from restaurant ... Read more...

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UAE helping crisis-hit Yemen


July 1st, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, July 1 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is providing assistance for the urgent humanitarian crisis across Yemen.The help is being provided following the directives of UAE President Sheikh ... Read more...

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UAE to provide $136mn food aid for Yemen


June 4th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 3 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will provide food aid worth 500 million dirhams (about $136 million) to the Yemeni people.This follows President Khalifa bin ... Read more...

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Animal fat found in edible oil in China


May 24th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 24 (IANS) Over 130 tonnes of edible oil in southwestern China's Yunnan province has been found adulterated with animal fat meant for industrial use and would be recalled.A ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

China busts gang for selling gutter oil


May 5th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 5 (IANS) The authorities in China have busted a gang which was manufacturing and selling gutter oil the last few years. It earned over 10 million yuan (over ... Read more...

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Many biofuels less sustainable than petrol: Experts


April 4th, 2012 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
The Hague, April 3 (IANS) Many biofuels are less sustainable than petrol and diesel, Dutch think tank CE Delft said Tuesday."If you take into account the land use, CO2-emissions and ... Read more...

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100 held in China for reprocessing waste oil


April 3rd, 2012 - 9:59 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 3 (IANS) Over 100 people have been arrested in China for reprocessing waste oil from restaurants and then selling them as new cooking oil, police said.Dumped animal fat ... Read more...

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Thai PM orders curb on high consumer product prices


March 17th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, March 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra Saturday ordered authorities to speed up measures to contain high consumer product prices caused by the massive flood last year, Thai News ... Read more...

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China wages war against adulterated food, fake drugs


March 16th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 16 (IANS) The Chinese government has launched a major drive against food containing prohibited additives, illegal cooking oil, stale pork and spurious drugs.The Ministry of Public Security launched ... Read more...

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Re-heating cooking oil could be toxic for health


February 27th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 27 (IANS) Re-heating cooking medium such as sunflower oil could release toxic compounds, which could be linked with brain diseases and some types of cancer.Researchers from the University ... Read more...

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China mulls death penalty for ‘gutter oil’ crimes


February 24th, 2012 - 5:08 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 24 (IANS) China will intensify its crackdown on illegal "gutter oil" trade and give the death penalty in serious offences, the government said Thursday.The courts must give full ... Read more...

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Omega-3 fatty acids boon for undersized babies


February 22nd, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 22 (IANS) Omega-3 fatty acids commonly found in marine and plant oils could be a boon for undersized babies in preventing heart attack or strokes when they grow ... Read more...

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Oil refinery to come up in Balochistan


February 4th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 4 (IANS) A Pakistani firm is planning to set up a $600 million oil refinery in southwestern part of the country, Dawn reported Saturday.The plant will come up ... Read more...

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Snowstorms affect 256,000 people in central China


January 25th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 24 (IANS) About 256,000 people have been affected in the remote mountainous regions of China's Hunan province due to snow and freezing weather since last week, the authorities ... Read more...

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‘Use canola or olive oil for better health’


January 11th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) When a recipe calls for ghee or butter, substitute it with canola or olive oil for better health. Both these oils can help you to ... Read more...

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Cancer-causing chemical found in peanuts, cooking oil


December 31st, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 31 (IANS) Food safety regulators in a Chinese province have detected carcinogenic substance Aflatoxin in peanuts and cooking oil.The chemical was found in the food items in Shenzhen ... Read more...

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Proposed food bill will burden states: Dhumal


December 28th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 28 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Wednesday expressed his reservations to the draft Food Security Bill, 2011, saying the central government is burdening the states ... Read more...

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52 held in China over ‘gutter oil’


December 20th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 20 (IANS) Fifty-two people were arrested in China for selling cooking oil made from the leftovers collected from restaurant gutters, a media report said Tuesday.They were held in ... Read more...

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China to track kitchen wastes


December 14th, 2011 - 6:59 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 14 (IANS) Chinese authorities plan to track kitchen waste from restaurants to stop the illegal supply of gutter oil -- old cooking oil collected from the gutters.Gutter oil ... Read more...

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Dutch airlines to buy Chinese gutter oil


November 29th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 29 (IANS) The KLM Royal Dutch Airlines plans to buy old cooking oil collected from restaurant gutters in China for use as fuel in its commercial fleet.SkyNRG, one ... Read more...

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TV reporter knifed to death in China


September 20th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 20 (IANS) A TV reporter in central China has been found dead with more than 10 stab wounds on his body, a media report said Tuesday.Li Xiang, 30, ... Read more...

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Beijing cracks down on illegal cooking oil


July 13th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 13 (IANS) Authorities here have cracked down on restaurants using illegal cooking oil -- supposedly edible cooking oil produced from so-called gutter oil and swill-cooked oil."All restaurants must ... Read more...

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China blacklists 151 materials forbidden in food, feed


April 24th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 24 (ANI): China has blacklisted 151 materials that are forbidden or abusable in food and feed over the past nine years, according to the country's food safety committee.According to figures ... Read more...

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Cooking oil spill leaves Rhode Island smelling like fries


April 13th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Rhode Island, April 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Several streets in Rhode Island’s city of Cranston have been left in a mess after about 30 gallons of used soya bean oil spilled in the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Rampaging Punjab man gets 2-year jail in Canada


April 8th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver, April 8 (IANS) A Punjab man in the Sikh-dominated city of Abbotsford near here was Thursday jailed for two years for terrorizing his white tenant family.Paramjeet Jandu, who was ... Read more...

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A daily dose of safflower oil may help reduce heart disease risk


March 22nd, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 22 (ANI): A dose of safflower oil, a common cooking oil, each day for 16 weeks may help reduce the risk of heart disease, according to a new research.In the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Al Qaeda wants to train protesters’ children in Tunisia


January 16th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Jan 16 (IANS/AKI) The North African wing of Al Qaeda has released an audio tape, expressing support for the anti-government protesters in Tunisia and urging them to send their children to ... Read more...

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10 tips to keep your healthy habits intact during holidays


November 24th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 24 (ANI): Dreading the holiday season, as it would crash your plans to maintain a healthy diet? Well, you don't have to worry, for an expert has come up with ... Read more...

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Walking the ramp is most difficult: Amitabh (Movie Snippets)


September 20th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan doesn't mind experimenting with any kind of roles, but he finds walking the ramp as the toughest thing to do and wonders ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sports ministry says 103 Indian players have failed doping tests


September 12th, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept.12 (ANI): As many as 103 Indian sportspersons, including juniors, have flunked dope-related tests in the last eight months, a sports ministry official said on Saturday.With just 26 days left ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Canola Oil Production Eyed By Penn State Researchers


September 4th, 2010 - 10:57 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Penn State is looking forward to use canola seed for making edible oil and bio diesel in the near future. A year old research is being ... Read more...

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J-K Govt. reaches out to victims in flash flood affected villages


August 12th, 2010 - 11:05 pm ICT by ANI
By Shashank ShantanuLeh, Aug.12 (ANI): The Jammu and Kashmir government is leaving no stone unturned to reach out to the affected villagers in this flash flood ravaged region, as it has come ... Read more...

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Over 120 tonnes of foodstuff seized in Venezuela


May 22nd, 2010 - 6:07 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, May 22 (IANS/EFE) Over 120 tonnes of foodstuff have been seized from Venezuela's largest food company by the country's National Guard, in a bid to "avoid empty shelves at grocery stores". This ... Read more...

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