Haryana to set up 200 hi-tech mini-dairies

July 2nd, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 2 (IANS) To propel the milk revolution in Haryana, the state government has decided to set up 200 hi-tech mini-dairy units across the state this year (2012-13), an ... Read more...

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Taj city goes without milk

March 23rd, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 23 (IANS) Strike by milk vendors, retailers and "cycle-tanki-wallahs" continued for the fourth day Friday in the Taj city, with no hope of an early resolution of the ... Read more...

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CWG scam: Bhanot, four others denied bail (Second Lead)

January 4th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) A special CBI court here Wednesday dismissed the bail pleas of former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (OC) secretary general Lalit Bhanot and four others accused ... Read more...

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Tirumala Diary to set up India’s largest diary plant

December 14th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 14 (IANS) Tirumala Diary, one of south India's largest and fastest growing private dairies, plans to set up the country's largest integrated diary plant in Andhra Pradesh with ... Read more...

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Nehru’s 1938 rebuff to Nazis to be sold in Britain

November 11th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) A rare typewritten letter by India's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru from London to a diplomat in Nazi Germany turning down his invitation will be ... Read more...

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Animal welfare panel concerned over mega dairy project

August 12th, 2011 - 1:53 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) has expressed concerns over the proposed IFFCO Kisan SEZ (IKSEZ) mega dairy project to come up in Andhra ... Read more...

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‘The Greely Expedition’ Shown On PBS

February 1st, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The PBS documentary series named "American Experience" that aired last night featured the story of the Greely Expedition. The program covers the notorious 1881 expedition ... Read more...

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Organic milk ad making waves in cyberspace

November 16th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 16 (ANI): A song about organic milk is gaining popularity as consumers have become increasingly concerned about where their food comes from.The advert for Yeo Valley milk and dairy ... Read more...

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MCD plans 15 special teams to catch stray cattle

August 12th, 2010 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) With the Commonwealth Games around the corner, the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) Wednesday discussed the stray cattle menace in the capital and promised to formulate special ... Read more...

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Haryana scientists develop milk-testing kit

August 6th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 6 (IANS) An innovative 'milk urea detection kit' has been developed by the scientists of the Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University (CCSHAU) in Haryana's Hisar town, the university's vice ... Read more...

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With goddess ‘watching’, houses here have no doors

June 4th, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Singipur (Uttar Pradesh), June 4 (IANS) The houses of this village have no doors, yet its residents don't feel the lack of protection as they believe goddess Kali watches over ... Read more...

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Court sends self-styled godman to police custody (Lead)

March 16th, 2010 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Self-styled godman Shiv Murat Dwivedi's flesh trade network involved 1,000 prostitutes and more than hundred brokers across the country, a city court was informed Tuesday by police ... Read more...

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Did probe panel withhold Gujarat riots evidence: apex court

February 9th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday asked a special panel probing the 2002 Gujarat riots to respond to allegations that it withheld crucial evidence on the role of senior ... Read more...

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China bans more milk products tainted with melamine

January 25th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 25 (IANS) Milk products of three dairies were banned from Chinese markets after health officials found them contaminated with melamine, a chemical which caused the deaths of six children and ... Read more...

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Bihar to set up 720 mini dairies

December 24th, 2009 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 24 (IANS) The Bihar government has decided to set up 720 mini-dairies to promote the industry in the state. An official Thursday said the state cabinet has approved the setting up ... Read more...

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Swiss food giant Nestlé to stop buying Grace Mugabe’s dairy milk

October 2nd, 2009 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, Oct.2 (ANI): Swiss food giant Nestlé has announced it would stop buying milk from a Zimbabwean dairy controlled by Robert Mugabe's wife, Grace. The Telegraph revealed at the weekend that Gushungo ... Read more...

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Mugabe’s wife supplies a million-litre milk to Nestle from stolen dairy

September 27th, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Harare, Sep. 27 (ANI): Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's wife has established a giant dairy on the country's nationalized farm-land, supplying a million litres of milk a year to Nestlé food giant.Grace ... Read more...

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Large amount of fake ghee seized in Gwalior

September 22nd, 2009 - 8:47 pm ICT by ANI
Gwalior, Sep. 22 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh authorities have seized large quantities of fake ghee in Gwalior.Acting on a tip-off, officials from the state administration raided the two dairies producing clarified butter. Samples ... Read more...

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Plastic bag ban to continue in capital: Court

July 14th, 2009 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Delhi High Court Tuesday upheld a government notification banning use of plastic bags in specified areas of the capital to protect the environment. A division bench of ... Read more...

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Kerala to set up modern dairy farms to meet milk shortage

April 28th, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 28 (IANS) The Kerala government is working towards self-sufficiency in milk production by setting up four state-of-the-art dairy farms in the state on an outlay of Rs.20 crore. Work on the ... Read more...

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Its official: Ice cream tastes better when licked than eaten from a spoon

October 22nd, 2008 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Oct 22 (ANI): Ice cream tastes better when it''s licked from a cone than eaten from a spoon, according to an expert.The question of whether ice cream tastes better from ... Read more...

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Record milk production in Kashmir

October 11th, 2008 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
By Afzal Bhat Srinagar, Oct.11 (ANI): Annual milk production in Kashmir Valley has touched a record mark of 8.78 lakhs of metric tonnes, an increase of 28,000 metric tonnes over the previous ... Read more...

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Banas Dairy leads Gujarat in milk production

October 3rd, 2008 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Oct 2 (IANS) The Banaskantha District Cooperative Milk Producers' Union Limited, also known as Banas Dairy, has registered the highest milk production in Gujarat's cooperative dairy sector, its top official said ... Read more...

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Sex and the City author to ink books about Carrie Bradshaws school days

September 19th, 2008 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 19 (ANI): Sex and the Citys Carrie Bradshaw is set to go back to school but in form of books that will talk about the sexy characters high school ... Read more...

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River police squad to nab Yamuna polluters

June 23rd, 2008 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Agra, June 22 (IANS) In what is believed to be a first in the country, Agra district authorities Sunday announced forming a five-member River Police Squad to keep an eye on polluters ... Read more...

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New gas sensors would monitor C02 in large areas cost-effectively

May 9th, 2008 - 3:06 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 9 (ANI): Scientists have developed a novel gas sensor system, which makes it possible to monitor carbon dioxide in large areas, cost-effectively the first time.Developed at the Helmholtz ... Read more...

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Burger sold for Rs.400,000 at McDonald’s Chennai

April 1st, 2008 - 6:45 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, April 1 (IANS) A vegetable burger, that ordinarily is priced at Rs.42, was sold for a whopping Rs.400,000 at McDonald's first Chennai outlet Tuesday. Kick-starting its first outlet at Ascendas IT ... Read more...

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Aavin’s toned milk to cost more

March 7th, 2008 - 10:52 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, March 7 (IANS) The state government has decided to increase the price of Tamil Nadu Cooperative Milk Producers' Federation's (Aavin) toned milk by Rs.2 per litre from Monday. Consequently, the selling ... Read more...

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