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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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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How to make safe and healthy herbal colours at home (To go with ‘This Holi, play with a splash of safety’)

March 5th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) If you are wondering where to get natural colours to play Holi with, then here's the home manual:Green - Mix pure mehendi powder with some ... Read more...

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Special Mardi Gras food items

February 22nd, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) For those who will be taking active part in the Lent, the Mardi Gras is an important day because it will be the last time that ... Read more...

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Today is Shrove Tuesday

February 22nd, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Shrove Tuesday is another name used for Fat Tuesday. The day marks the last day until the Christian ritual of Lenten. Several activities are used to ... Read more...

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Mexicans end holiday festivities with 10-tonne cake

January 6th, 2012 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 6 (IANS/EFE) Thousands of people in the Mexican capital had a piece of a nearly 10-tonne cake that authorities shared with the public to close out the ... Read more...

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Andhra ‘laddu’ enters Guinness World Records

November 18th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 18 (IANS) A huge 5,570-kg 'laddu' prepared for the recent Ganesh festival in Andhra Pradesh has entered the Guinness World Records.The laddu was prepared by Suvarnabhoomi Developers Private ... Read more...

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WWE Smackdown: John Cena vs Wade Barrett

August 31st, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Last night was a historic Smackdown, held on Tuesday, in what was known as “Super-Smackdown.” Stars from both the 'WWE Monday Night Raw' roster and the 'WWE Friday ... Read more...

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Folic acid protects offsprings from colon cancer

May 27th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 27 (IANS) Folic acid supplements given to pregnant and breast-feeding females, reduced the rate of colon cancer in their offspring by 64 percent, based on mice studies.The research, ... Read more...

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When Deepika couldn’t make round rotis

April 22nd, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 22 9IANS) Deepika Padukone was embarrassed when she couldn't make a roti for a cooking scene in "Aarakshan", while her co-star Saif Ali Khan was amused and said ... Read more...

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37 seminary students hospitalised in Uttar Pradesh

April 21st, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 21 (IANS) At least 37 students of a madrassa (seminary) in Uttar Pradesh's Kanshiram Nagar were hospitalised Thursday as they took ill allegedly after eating the food ... Read more...

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NJ bakery dusts town with flour

March 31st, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Englewood, Mar 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A town in New Jersey was covered in flour when a pipe in a bakery exploded. The explosion sent flour into the sky and it eventually settled ... Read more...

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1,704-meter-long noodle from China is world’s longest

March 14th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, March 14 (ANI): China has made a new Guinness World Record by coming up with the longest handmade noodle.The 1,704-meter-long stretch of noodle was displayed during a noodle-making activity at ... Read more...

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Over 80 fall sick after consuming special flour

March 4th, 2011 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Greater Noida/Ghaziabad, March 3 (IANS) Nearly sixty people in Greater Noida and over two dozen in Ghaziabad fell ill after consuming special fasting flour (kuttu) Wednesday evening and have been ... Read more...

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Omani university develops low-fat ‘halwa’

February 21st, 2011 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
Muscat, Feb 21 (IANS) A research team from a university in Oman has developed what it terms as "healthy halwa", a sweet dish with low fat alternatives.Mohammad Shafiur Rahman, a professor ... Read more...

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Four of family seriously ill after eating flour

February 18th, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Feb 17 (IANS) Four members of a family, who fell ill after consuming chapatis made of contaminated flour in Ghaziabad, were still in a critical condition, police said Thursday. The owners ... Read more...

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Mums lying to appear like the perfect parent in Netsmum survey

January 17th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 17 (ANI): Mothers are increasingly resorting to lies about how much time they spend with children or how much TV viewing is allowed in order to appear like the perfect ... Read more...

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Left to hold rally against price rise in Delhi: Buddhadeb

January 10th, 2011 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Singur (West Bengal), Jan 9 (IANS) Blaming the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government for failing to control food inflation, West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Sunday said the Left parties will organise ... Read more...

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Phydough Initiates A ‘Food Truck’ For Dogs

January 7th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
January 7, 2011 (Pen Men at Work): This piece of news is related to those folks, who are the proprietors of canines and to the canines themselves. It would be safe to ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Cake prices skyrocket in Kolkata ahead of Christmas

December 24th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Dec.24 (ANI): Ahead of the Christmas celebrations on Saturday, the prices of cakes have increase in Kolkata following a sharp rise in the cost of its ingredients."I am here to get ... Read more...

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Bigg Boss 4 House: Tower Inferno With Dolly Bindra v/s Ashmit Patel And Veena Malik

December 23rd, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The Bigg Boss house was in complete shambles on Wednesday’s episode as the hot headed Dolly Bindra began the day by fighting out loud and strong with Ashmit Patel and Veena ... Read more...

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Bigg Boss 4: Why Is The House Turning Into A Cold War Zone?

December 21st, 2010 - 11:50 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Thus with water supply only being given for a limited time every morning and evening the inmates have to work harder to store enough water for their use throughout the day. Dolly ... Read more...

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Nearly 60pc of Aussies don’t know who’s living next door!

December 1st, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 1 (ANI): A new study has revealed that nearly 60 per cent of Australians do not know their neighbours at all.The survey, undertaken by That's Life magazine, also found that ... Read more...

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Merchant killed in Ghaziabad

November 30th, 2010 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Nov 29 (IANS) A Delhi-based flour merchant was hacked to death in Ghaziabad Monday night, police said. Enmity is suspected to be the motive as a large amount of cash was ... Read more...

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Masterchef contestants create record with Chocolate Eclair pyramid

November 24th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Nov 24 (IANS) The contestants of cookery reality show "MasterChef India" Wednesday unveiled the tallest Chocolate Eclair pyramid and entered the Limca Books of Records.The pyramid that stands 8 metres ... Read more...

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Allahabad women celebrate ‘Sunder Dooj’ on banks of River Yamuna

November 23rd, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by ANI
Allahabad, Nov.23 (ANI): Scores of women gathered on the banks of the River Yamuna here on Tuesday to celebrate the festival of 'Sunder Dooj'.During this festival they apply traditional traditional cleansing stuff ... Read more...

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Peter Andre to be Joined Tour by 5 Year Old Son, Junior

November 23rd, 2010 - 2:18 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Peter Andre has a tour scheduled to start on November 26 in Plymouth, and confirms that he will have his five year old son, Junior, by beside him ... Read more...

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Peter Andre to perform with son

November 22nd, 2010 - 8:33 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 22 (IANS) Singer Peter Andre will be performing with his five-year-old son Junior during his British tour next week.The "Mysterious Girl" hitmaker has revealed he has created a special ... Read more...

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Two die of food poisoning in Maharashtra

October 20th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sangli (Maharashtra), Oct 20 (IANS) Two people in their sixties died of food poisoning after they consumed chapattis made of bajra flour that was mixed with pesticides, an official said here Wednesday."Primary ... Read more...

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South Indian bread tickling many a palate in China

August 31st, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 31(ANI): A south Indian man is selling Indian delicacies on the streets of Chongqing and is also minting money from it.Shakti Kumar, a native of Chennai, moved to Chongqing ... Read more...

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Here’s what humans ate 10,000 years ago

August 24th, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 24 (ANI): If you thought the early locals ate only roots and berries for dinner, you may quite well be wrong. They dined quite lavishly too, according to findings of ... Read more...

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Cornish pasty weighing nearly a ton is world’s biggest

August 21st, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 21 (ANI): A team of bakers in Britain has created the world's biggest Cornish pasty that weighs nearly a ton.The pasty, which weighs 1900lbs (850kg) and measures around 15ft long, ... Read more...

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At least 36 killed, 23 missing in China torrential rains

August 17th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 17 (ANI): At least 36 people have been killed and 23 are missing following torrential rains and severe flooding in Longnan City in China's Gansu Province.According to the Gansu ... Read more...

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Zed urges Hindus for vow of animal compassion on Naga-panchami

August 8th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Aug 8 (ANI): Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, sending Naga-panchami greetings to one billion Hindus of the world, has appealed to them to take a vow of compassion to all animals ... Read more...

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Brit bakery creates world’s biggest cream scone

July 20th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 20 (ANI): A bakery in Britain has smashed the record for the world's biggest cream scone.It took 24 hours to create the 6ft wide 18ins thick scone, which consists of ... Read more...

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