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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...

Posted in Health |

Whistleblowers with a difference - on ‘clean Shimla’ mission (Letter from Shimla)


August 14th, 2012 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 14 (IANS) Their mission is to clean and they too are whistleblowers - literally. Shimla's new cleanliness wardens have been given the job of blowing the whistle on ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Brazilian restaurant to open branches in Mexico, Colombia


July 31st, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 31 (IANS/EFE) Rubaiyat, which operates three steakhouses in Brazil and one in Spain, plans to open restaurants next year in Mexico City and Bogota after selling ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Food poisoning death puts Kerala eateries on mat (Kerala Newsletter)


July 21st, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 21 (IANS) It took the death by food poisoning of a 21-year-old to shake Kerala's health authorities out of their slumber on the lack of basic hygiene in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Mainland China to expand to SE Asia


May 16th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 16 (IANS) Speciality Restaurants, a fine dining operator which owns popular outlets like Mainland China, Oh! Calcutta and Sigree, Wednesday said it is planning to expand its footprints ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Customer gets a Heart Attack at the Heart Attack Grill


February 16th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Las Vegas, Feb 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A man believed to be in his forties suffered heart attack when enjoying one of the signature high-calorie diets at the Heart Attack Grill in Las ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Callous capital? Passersby ignored pleas from injured, bleeding men


November 29th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) In one more instance of callousness in the national capital, two young men, brutally beaten up, lay by the roadside, bleeding, pleading for help... For ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bankers boycott Mario Batali over his Hitler comment


November 10th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Nov 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Celebrity chef Mario Batali has come under fire for comparing bankers to Adolf Hitler and Stalin. The comparison was not taken lightly by the financial institutions and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Garbage girl in a new clean cause


August 17th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chamba (Himachal Pradesh), Aug 17 (IANS) She might be known as the 'garbage girl' of the mountains but her intentions are unquestionably clean.British national Jodie Underhill, 35, is pledged to ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Telangana replacing Andhra, at least on boards


August 13th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 13 (IANS) Telangana state may be a distant dream given the centre's reluctance to bifurcate Andhra Pradesh but the people seeking it are giving expression to their ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Gursharan awards students for heritage documentation


July 22nd, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) An essay on 100 years of Karim's -- one of Delhi's most acclaimed Mughalai eateries -- was one of five chronicles of heritage that ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Thai envoy pitches for city-city trade investment


July 15th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 15 (IANS) A Thai diplomat Friday pitched for expanding trade and investment between Thailand and India on a city to city basis for improving relations between the two ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Breastaurant is the biggest rage in US


June 7th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Entrepreneur magazine reports that the new trend in the restaurant industry will be what is currently termed ‘Breastaurant’ because it is proving to be a ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Himachal to fine tourists urinating in the open


April 11th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Dharampur, April 11 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Police are dealing with pollution of a different kind - tourists who urinate in the open despite the existence of washrooms.The roadsides along the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Hazare fast over, calmn prevails at Jantar Mantar


April 10th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The barricades were removed, roads were swept clean and the atmosphere was calm and serene at Jantar Mantar here Sunday, a day after reformer Anna ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Workers at two Indian eateries in US get $95,000 in back pay


April 5th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 5 (IANS) Employees of two Indian eateries in California recovered nearly $95,000 in back wages following an investigation by US labour regulators revealing they were not being paid ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Veteran Jasdev Singh misses the flair of radio commentary


April 1st, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) A day after India defeated Pakistan in Wednesday's World Cup semifinal in Mohali, veteran sports commentator Jasdev Singh received telephone calls from some of his ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Pubs ready with flowing taps and food on match day


April 1st, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) Not one of those lucky enough to watch India play Sri Lanka in the World Cup final at the Wankhede Stadium here? Worry not, because pubs ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

CSR comes to uptown cafes - with specially abled employees


March 29th, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) When Natasha Seth, a young marketing professional, ordered her favourite cup of cappuccino and chocolate chip muffin at a Costa Coffee outlet here, it took ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Being seated close to another table is Brits’ biggest moan when dining out


March 9th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 9 (ANI): A new UK study has found that being seated too close to another table is what annoys people most when dining out.The survey of 2,061 people by lastminute.com ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Video shows Chinese man skinning dog on roadside


February 16th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Feb 16 (IANS) A video has been posted on Chinese websites that shows a man using a knife to skin a golden retriever dog on a busy street in Shanghai, which ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Super Bowl: A Great Occasion For Eateries To Increase Sales


February 6th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Over 171 million people are expected to see the Super Bowl XLV where the Green Bay Packers will lock horns with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Needless to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Flavor Flav Fried Chicken opens next to KFC in Iowa


January 25th, 2011 - 1:43 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Iowa, Jan 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Flavor Flav’s Fried Chicken's outlet has opened in Iowa.The eatery was opened on Monday and the rapper told the Clinton Herald that he will take active participation ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Aalia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan: Set To Rock Together On Screen


January 14th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bollywood is well known to introduce new pairs almost every year and each time such debuts are announced, there is a rumor regarding an affair between the two leading actors ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

No price hike at Malaysian mamak shops, Indian restaurants


December 31st, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 31 (ANI): Customers at mamak and Indian restaurants in Malaysia will not be asked to pay more for their teh tarik and roti canai as the two associations representing ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Restaurants To Remain Open On Thanksgiving Day


November 17th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Food chains have come to announce that the restaurants will remain open throughout Thanksgiving Day. The Thanksgiving Day is observed on the fourth Thursday of November ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Record breaking Harry Potter theme park Universal Orlando wows visitors


October 16th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Orlando, Oct 16 (ANI): Powered by its hugely popular Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Universal Orlando shattered records by clocking the best quarterly results in its 20-year history.Attendance at Orlando's No. 2 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Michelle Obama admits she’s a “lover” of french fries


September 14th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 14 (ANI): America's First Lady Michelle Obama has confessed her love for French fries and has admitted that her daughters enjoy mac and cheese.However, at the National Restaurant Association's fall ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hop-on, hop-off tourist bus service in Delhi


September 10th, 2010 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9(IANS) Tourists coming to the capital during the Commonwealth Games will be able to use a hop-on, hop-off bus service to be launched on the International Tourism Day Sep ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

CWG: Delhi to get 40 info-cafes for tourists


September 2nd, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) About 40 info-cafes will be launched here Friday to provide information to the over 100,000 tourists who are expected to visit the capital during the Commonwealth Games. ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Sale of festive haleem dish picks up during Ramadan in Hyderabad


August 23rd, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by ANI
By RanjeethHyderabad, Aug 23 (ANI): Sellers of haleem, the festive dish made of meat stew and spices, popular during the holy Islamic month of Ramadan, are doing brisk business in Hyderabad.The Mughal ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

French Chef’s Body Found In Freezer: Recovered After Two Years


August 12th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 12, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The gastronomic capital of France, Lyon, has been in the news for all the wrong reasons lately. One of its residents, a 51 ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Forget Indian curry meals, Pizza is now Britain’s favourite dish


August 9th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 09 (ANI): People in the UK now like pizzas more than spicy Indian curries.In 2009, Brits bought 466 million pizzas from shops, compared to 191 million curries.And there are an ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pizzas beat Indian curry meals in Britain


August 9th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Britons like pizzas more than spicy curries, spending about 330 million pounds on Indian meals against 749 million pounds on the Italian favourite. Last year, about 466 million pizzas ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Washington, D.C. Promotes Female Condoms To Battle Effectively Against The HIV Pandemic


July 29th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 29, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Washington, D.C. happens to be the seat of the federal administration of America. It obviously possesses the commanding status of being a momentous city ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

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