food and beverages

Retail inflation rises to 10.3 percent in August


September 18th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) India's retail inflation rose to double digits at 10.3 percent in August as compared to 9.86 percent in the previous month owing to a sharp ... Read more...

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Retail inflation eases to 9.86 percent in July


August 21st, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) India's retail inflation declined marginally to 9.86 percent in July as compared to 9.93 percent in the previous month helped by easing in prices of ... Read more...

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Daiwik Hotels to have five properties in two years


July 18th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 18 (IANS) The Kolkata-based Daiwik Hotels Private Ltd,, operating on the pilgrimage hospitality concept plans, will have five hotels in major pilgrimage centres in the country over the ... Read more...

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Kiev opens fan zone for Euro 2012


June 8th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 8 (IANS) Ukraine kicked off its Euro 2012 football festivities Friday with the launch of the Kiev fan zone for football fans.Kiev's 90,000-capacity fan zone, located in the ... Read more...

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Kiev opens fan zone for Euro 2012


June 8th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 8 (IANS) Ukraine kicked off its Euro 2012 football festivities Friday with the launch of the Kiev fan zone for football fans.Kiev's 90,000-capacity fan zone, located in the ... Read more...

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Experts welcome SIDBI fund for service sector startups


May 21st, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The creation by the Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) of a Rs.500 crore fund for small and medium enterprise (SME) startups in ... Read more...

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Retail inflation surges to 10.36 percent in April


May 18th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) India's inflation based on retail prices surged 10.36 percent in April as compared to 9.38 percent in the previous month due to a sharp increase ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan business chamber steps up trade with BRICS


May 3rd, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 3 (IANS) Sri Lanka's largest business chamber has signed a deal with an organization representing Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) to increase trade ties, a ... Read more...

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Maharashtra, Andamans, keen to follow Goa’s lifeguard force


April 27th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 27 (IANS) Goa's unique beach management and lifeguard services innovation has spurred other state governments in India to emulate the example, an official said here Friday.Coastal states like ... Read more...

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Chinese firms mull joint ventures in India (With image)


April 13th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Many Chinese firms are in talks with Indian companies, mostly in sectors like food processing, alternative energy, auto components and machinery tools, to form ... Read more...

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Essar Oil in pact with IGL for NCR CNG retailing


March 9th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Essar Oil (EOL) Friday entered into an agreement with compressed natural gas (CNG) supplier Indraprastha Gas Ltd (IGL) for erecting pumping facilities at EOL outlets ... Read more...

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Dubai’s inflation down 0.94 percent in January


February 18th, 2012 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 17 (IANS/WAM) The monthly inflation rate in emirate of Dubai dropped 0.94 percent in January as compared to the previous month.Inflation of food and non-alcoholic beverages decreased by ... Read more...

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Yakult Danone expands to south India


February 17th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 17 (IANS) Yakult Danone India Pvt Ltd. Friday announced its expansion to south India with the launch of Yakult, its probiotic health drink, in Hyderabad.The health drink will ... Read more...

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Nokia, Tata and LG are most trusted brands in India


January 17th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Nokia, Tata and LG are amongst most trusted brands in India, said a survey Tuesday.The revelation was made by 'Brand Trust Report 2012' which ... Read more...

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Delhi airport gears to tackle foggy winter


December 20th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) With Delhi airport likely to be fogged out for the next two months, the airport authorities have made special provisions to look after passengers, including ... Read more...

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US stocks rise on positive retail data


December 14th, 2011 - 5:23 am ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 14 (IANS) US stocks opened higher Tuesday on positive retail data.According to the commerce department, US retail sales rose 0.2 percent after a 0.6-percent gain in October.The ... Read more...

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South Korea’s industrial output shrinks in October


November 30th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Nov 30 (IANS) South Korea's industrial output contracted last month amid lingering uncertainties surrounding Europe's debt crisis and the possible global economic slowdown, a government report showed Wednesday.Output in ... Read more...

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Its picnic for motorsport fans at F1 circuit


October 29th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Oct 29 (IANS) The festival week just got brighter. Revving engines, screeching tyres and burning rubber on track -- the Buddh International Circuit (BIC) has given the ... Read more...

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Thali goes quick-eat in world of corporate bites (With Images)


August 21st, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Thali, the traditional Indian platter consisting of a variety of home-cooked delicacies, has donned a corporate avatar thanks to the biggest regional cuisine chain in ... Read more...

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Delhi airport’s T3 completes one year Thursday


July 27th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) India's swankiest and largest terminal -- T3 -- at the Indira Gandhi International Airport here completes one year of operations Thursday.Delhi International Airport Limited ... Read more...

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French dairy major Danone forays into Bangalore market


July 6th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 6 (IANS) French dairy major Danone forayed into this tech hub with a range of products, including flavoured yoghurts, as part of its India expansion plans, the Fortune ... Read more...

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16 FDI proposals worth over $20 million accepted


June 7th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The Indian government has approved 16 foreign direct investment (FDI) proposals worth Rs.923.55 crore ($20.68 million), mostly in road and highway construction, industrial finance and ... Read more...

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Melon juice or pomegranate sangria? Take your pick (With Images and Recipes)


May 23rd, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Surprises never cease, says Surinder Mohan Malhotra, who has been in the food and beverages sector for 35 years. Time was when people would ... Read more...

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A diploma course in traditional Oriya cuisine


April 21st, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 21 (IANS) A Delhi-based Hotel Management Institute has launched a six-month course on traditional cuisine of Orissa to promote its authentic food in the rest of the world.The ... Read more...

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Reliance Industries plans major capacity expansion


April 13th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) India's largest private sector player Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) Wednesday said it was expanding its polyester manufacturing capacity in a major way to capitalise on ... Read more...

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Spray-on material can detect and neutralize explosives


April 2nd, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 02 (ANI): Researchers have described the development and successful initial tests of a spray-on material that both detects and neutralizes explosives."This stuff is going to be used anywhere terrorist explosives ... Read more...

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Now, watch India-Sri Lanka final in multiplexes


April 1st, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Want to watch the cricket World Cup final on a big screen with family, friends and refreshments? The owners of multiplex chains across the country ... Read more...

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London hotel to employ ’sexy blondes in mini skirts’


March 31st, 2011 - 10:20 am ICT by IANS
London, March 31 (IANS) A five-star hotel in London will replace older staff with "sexy, blonde girls in mini skirts" as bosses said they want a new and younger image.Amia ... Read more...

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Frenzy peaks over India-Pakistan cricket clash


March 28th, 2011 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 28 (IANS) A Pakistani businessman fears he will have a heart attack if he doesn't get a ticket for the India-Pakistan World Cup semi-final; a young man ... Read more...

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India to set up 15 mega food parks


March 28th, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) The Indian government has approved funds for establishing 15 mega food parks across the country, an official said Monday.Speaking at the two-day Food Forum 2011, Food ... Read more...

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Coca-Cola launches Minute Maid juice range


March 28th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) Global food and beverages major Coca-Cola's Indian subsidiary Monday launched its premium Minute Maid range of juice products.The products are priced Rs.20 and Rs.85 for 200 ... Read more...

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Groundhog Day 2011 To Be Celebrated With Felicity And Fanfare


February 1st, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The citizens of United States are bracing up for the Groundhog Day on February 2. According to the folktale, if the weather is cloudy when the ... Read more...

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Palin takes on Wall Street Journal reporter to prove she reads newspapers


November 10th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov.10 (ANI): A sensitive former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin sunk "her teeth" into a Wall Street Journal (WSJ) over her reading habits.The Mama Grizzly accused the WSJ reporter of ... Read more...

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Exposure to plastics chemical linked to reduced semen quality


October 28th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): A Kaiser Permanente study found that increasing urine BPA (Bisphenol-A) level was significantly associated with decreased sperm concentration, decreased total sperm count, decreased sperm vitality and decreased sperm ... Read more...

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Butlers, discounts…Hotels pack in delights for Games visitors


September 29th, 2010 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) High-end hotels have lined up much more than a warm welcome for Commonwealth Games visitors! Awaiting them are discounts at spas, personalised butler services, complimentary access to ... Read more...

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