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Watching TV linked to unhealthy eating


May 14th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 14 (IANS) Don't allow your children to be glued to TV if you want them to eat healthy. Television viewing time is associated with lower odds of ... Read more...

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Fast-food ads prompt kids to pile on pounds


April 29th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 29 (IANS) If youngsters hooked on fast food have greater chances of becoming overweight, then blame fast-food ads on TV which entice them in the first place. "We ... Read more...

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Jessica Alba is a strict mother


February 26th, 2012 - 7:25 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 26 (IANS) Actress Jessica Alba says she is a strict mother for her daughters, unlike her "cool" and "laid back" parents."I did have that dreaded moment when ... Read more...

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Seven die in China blast


November 14th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 14 (IANS) Seven people were killed and 31 injured Monday when a massive explosion rocked a fast food restaurant in northwest China, authorities said.The deafening blast took ... Read more...

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Teens growing addicted to junk food


July 29th, 2011 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 28 (IANS) Fast food joints, sprouting up in your neighbourhood, are not healthy signs for your teenaged son or daughter. They tempt and habituate kids into snacking regularly ... Read more...

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Charlie Sheen to star in rap video


July 9th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) Hollywood actor Charlie Sheen is set to make a comeback on television and, if the reports are to be believed, he will star in a rap ... Read more...

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Fathers,not mothers, influence what children eat


June 10th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 10 (IANS) A man's choice of where to eat could literally tip the scales on his child's health as his perceptions of family meals carry more weight, so ... Read more...

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Girl forced into begging rescued in China


April 25th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, April 25 (IANS) A nine-year-old girl, who was abducted in China and then forced to beg, was reunited after 35 days with her parents who said "she was so ... Read more...

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Now robots become chefs in Chinese restaurant


February 18th, 2011 - 10:01 am ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Feb 18 (IANS) Visitors to a fast-food restaurant in Shanghai may be pleasantly surprised when they are served food cooked by two robot chefs.The robot chefs at the Wishdoing restaurant on ... Read more...

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Secondary task may ‘improve driver’s attention, stability on road’


February 15th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): New research by human factors/ergonomics researchers at the University of Kansas suggests that drivers who lose focus on the road because of boredom can actually increase their attention ... Read more...

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Valentine’s Day: Cupid strikes in Pakistan


February 14th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Feb 14 (IANS) Couples here Monday basked in the warmth of love on Valentine's Day, a far cry from the days when people were reluctant to celebrate it in the traditionally ... Read more...

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Jay Z invests in fast food joint in his native NY


January 12th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 12 (ANI): Jay Z has made a new investment to expand his business empire.The rap mogul has expanded his business domain by investing in a fast food restaurant in his ... Read more...

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Burger King Staff Fired After Francisco Perez Receipt Insults


November 19th, 2010 - 1:22 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Burger King fast food restaurant in Sacramento, California has fired a few of it’s employees after a customer was insulted by typed expletives on his receipt at ... Read more...

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Highly-skilled migrants in UK ending up ‘in fast food restaurant jobs’


November 6th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 6 (ANI): British Home Secretary Theresa May has said that too many highly-skilled migrants end up working in low-level jobs and "high street fried chicken restaurants."Speaking on immigration, May ... Read more...

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Brit lesbian cop hangs herself after being ‘bullied for her appearance’


November 2nd, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 02 (ANI): A lesbian police officer in Britain committed suicide after she felt that her superiors bullied her over her sexuality, picked on her and ostracised her over her appearance.Lara ... Read more...

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Female robber in Oz strips to bikini before fleeing with $500 in cash


September 27th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 27 (ANI): A female robber in Darwin, Australia is said to have robbed a fast food restaurant, and then stripped to a bikini before fleeing with more than 500 dollars ... Read more...

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‘Dumb & Dumber’ Thieves Wrestle Stolen Python Snake at McDonald’s


September 9th, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A pair of thieves, who have been dubbed “Dumb and Dumber” allegedly stole a python and a monitor lizard from a pet shop in Melbourne, Australia, and then ... Read more...

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Homeless man intentionally continues to break law in order to have place to sleep


August 19th, 2010 - 1:30 am ICT by BNO News
BRENTWOOD, NEW HAMPSHIRE (BNO NEWS) – A homeless man had his bail revoked on Wednesday for intentionally breaking the law on repeated occasions in order to spent the night in jail instead ... Read more...

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Robber calls up fast-food joint he robbed to complain he got less money


August 2nd, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 2 (ANI): A robber in the US, who held up a fast-food restaurant, is said to have called back the place twice to complain that he did not get enough ... Read more...

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Mcdonald’s Faces Lawsuit For Luring Children With Happy Meal Toys


June 23rd, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 23, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The fast food chain McDonald’s has fallen under its own trap. The restaurant was giving Happy Meal toys to their customers as part ... Read more...

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Shooting in a Calif. Fast food restaurant kills many


June 20th, 2010 - 11:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jun 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A man killed many people in a Calif. fast food restaurant. He opened fire at the family of his stepdaughter and managed to kill her husband ... Read more...

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Wendy’s Recalls Kidmeal 1978 Disco CD Over Racy Lyrics


June 14th, 2010 - 11:46 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Wendy's fast food chain was recently in a lot of trouble over a CD which was included in the kid's meals distributed by the restaurant. The CD, which ... Read more...

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John Stamos to make a comeback in ‘Glee’


June 9th, 2010 - 11:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
John Stamos is all set to make a comeback in the second season of Glee. The executive producer of the show – Brad Falchuk, confirmed this news. However he failed to announce ... Read more...

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Topless and drunk woman steals wine from a store


May 24th, 2010 - 1:32 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Minden, May 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A topless and a drunk woman allegedly stole a bottle of wine from a store in Nevada. She was arrested subsequently and is now being charged for ... Read more...

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Attacks on Indians will not affect trade: Australian official


May 21st, 2010 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 21 (IANS) The attacks on Indian students will not affect India-Australia trade, a senior official said here Friday. "These happenings would not cast any shadow on bilateral relations. Bilateral trade between ... Read more...

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Fast food culture making people impatient


April 19th, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (IANS) A new study has shown that eating fast food makes people impatient even when they are not short of time. The research team from Canada showed that daily exposure ... Read more...

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Carhops On Roller Skates Enter The World Of Food Chains Again This Summer


April 13th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oklahoma, Apr 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In this fast forward world where everything has to keep up the pace, it seems that carhops on roller skates are not a bad comeback ... Read more...

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Health Care Bill: Fast Foods Required To Post Calories


March 25th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Mar 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Much of what Obama's Healthcare Bill contained was unknown to the American public up until the second it was signed. Even more of the bill still is. Small ... Read more...

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Officers lose 243 Homeland Security guns


February 20th, 2010 - 1:53 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Feb 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The officers of the Customs and Border Patrol and Immigration and Customs Enforcement have lost over 243 Homeland security guns between the fiscal year 2006 and ... Read more...

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Australian police say Indian lied about petrol attack


February 3rd, 2010 - 8:15 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 3 (DPA) Australian police allege a man of Indian descent who claimed he was doused in petrol and set alight last month was not the victim of a racist attack ... Read more...

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Fellow Indians held in Australia over gruesome slaying


January 29th, 2010 - 9:09 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 29 (DPA) An Indian couple was scheduled to appear Friday in a Sydney court over the death of fellow fruit-picker Ranjodh Singh in a case that has helped stoke tension ... Read more...

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Australia a tolerant, anti-racist society: Minister


January 11th, 2010 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 11 (IANS) As Indian Jaspreet Singh recuperates in hospital after being set on fire, the Australian government has said the country is tolerant and anti-racist. Acting Foreign Minister Simon Crean ... Read more...

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Australia objects to Ku Klux Klan cartoon in Indian daily


January 8th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 8 (ANI): Australian Government on Friday took offence to cartoon published in an Indian newspaper showing a person in a in a Ku Klux Klan hood wearing a Victoria ... Read more...

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India should take attacks in Australia seriously: Badal


January 4th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 4(ANI): Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Monday asserted that the Union Government should take the attacks on the youths in Australia seriously.Badal's comment came after a ... Read more...

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Krishna asks Australian Government to take firm action against attackers (update)


January 3rd, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Jan 3 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna on Sunday condemned the attack on 21-year-old Indian student Nitin Garg in Melbourne, and warned the Australian Government that if it does not ... Read more...

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