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No beef, pork festival: High court tells JNU


September 19th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday asked Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and city police to ensure that no "beef and pork" festival takes place in the ... Read more...

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Turkey woos Indians with mouthwatering kebaps, shorba


April 20th, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Turkey, which attracted around 65,000 Indian tourists last year, is hoping to woo more travellers from India with its food and culture. And it has ... Read more...

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‘Foodistan’ taught me about Pakistan’s street food: Chef Manish Mehrotra


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Manish Mehrotra has been cooking up delectable dishes for over 15 years, but if there's one learning he has carried back as the winner of ... Read more...

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Feasting times: A hearty Punjabi spread this Lohri (With Recipes)


January 12th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Come Friday and the streets of Delhi would be dotted with bonfires, sales of revri and peanuts will shoot up and kitchens will be running ... Read more...

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Airport Metro offers discount this weekend


December 8th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) To facilitate travellers taking part in the capital's centenary celebrations, the Airport Metro Express Line (AMEL) is offering a 50 percent discount in fares this ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka boosts tourism via street spice food festival


October 28th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Oct 28 (IANS) One of the popular tourist attractions in Sri Lanka's tourism calendar, "World Spice Food Festival" kicked off along a Colombo street Friday.Started in 2005, "World Spice ... Read more...

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For your tastebuds - food from Tagore’s home (Eating Out With IANS)


August 11th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 11 (IANS) Kebabs with Turkish spices, steamed hilsa, cauliflower sandesh... Once perfected in the kitchens of Rabindranath Tagore's ancestral mansion Jorasanko and relished by the Nobel laureate, these ... Read more...

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Chubritza to lokum, delightfully Turkish - in Kolkata! (Eating Out With IANS)


June 12th, 2011 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 12 (IANS) Thyme, chubritza and oregano blend magically with nuts, lamb, zucchini, eggplant and cheese...welcome to the tantalizing world of cuisine from Turkey that begins with exotic spices ... Read more...

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Stallion semen at Kiwi Wildfoods festival will leave one ‘raring to go’


February 18th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 18 (ANI): A food festival in New Zealand is offering visitors shots of stallion semen, which is said will leave the drinker with as much zest as the animal for ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh Khan Set To Be A Part Of Omani Lifestyle!


January 25th, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
As the Sultanate of Oman gears for one of its biggest festivals, guess who has been invited to be a part of the do and enchant the visitors? The almost ... Read more...

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Ahmedabad hosts traditional food festival


December 20th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by ANI
By Uday AdhvaryuAhmedabad, Dec.20 (ANI): A three-day traditional food festival was organised by the Society for Research and Initiatives for Sustainable Technologies and Institutions (SRISTI) here during the weekend.The annual food festival ... Read more...

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Nobel Memorial Week begins in capital


October 22nd, 2010 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The fourth edition of the Sweden India Nobel Memorial Week 2010 Oct 22-31 began here Friday.The Embassy of Sweden is simultaneously celebrating the commemorative week in six ... Read more...

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Twelve days of Indian culture in Argentine capital


October 19th, 2010 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Oct 19 (IANS) From beautiful textiles to classical dance and the best of Indian cusine, the Argentine capital will host 12 days of Indian culture in a big way next ... Read more...

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Future film projects would be small-budget, says Francis Ford Coppola


October 12th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 12 (ANI): Francis Ford Coppola has made his intentions clear about his future films.The legendary director and winemaker have revealed that he is focussing on small budget flicks ... Read more...

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Freebies, discounts entice visitors as Games fever grips Delhi


October 6th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) With the Commonwealth Games (CWG) fever gripping the Indian capital, athletes, officials and tourists are being bombarded with a host of freebies, discounts and bonanzas to cash ... Read more...

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North Delhi residents queue up to see chief minister


October 2nd, 2010 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) No Games lanes in this part of the capital but residents of north Delhi came out of their houses Saturday evening in hordes -- just to catch ... Read more...

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McDonalds sales rise due to the summer heat


September 13th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The high levels of summer heat experienced in the United States helped boost the revenues of McDonald's by 4.6 percent last month as many consumers consumed ... Read more...

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Northeast India to be theme of Chandigarh’s crafts fair


September 10th, 2010 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 10 (IANS) Northeast India will be the theme of the second Chandigarh National Crafts Mela (fair) to be held at the Kalagram complex here from Oct 26 to Nov 4. The ... Read more...

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Hilsa food festival organized in Kolkata restaurant


July 21st, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, July 21 (ANI): Bengali-cuisine restaurant called Oh! Calcutta has organized a month-long 'Hilsa Bhoj' or Hilsa food festival beginning on Thursday, which will feature wide variety of delicacies made of Hilsa ... Read more...

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Bite Of Seattle: The Party Begins


July 17th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Seattle, July 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Seattle will see the celebration of the popular 'Bite of Seattle' food festival this weekend. The festival started on July 16 and will continue till ... Read more...

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‘Kashmiri Pandit cuisine’ festival in Srinagar


June 26th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, June 26(ANI): In an attempt to recreate the magic of the Kashmiri Pandit Cuisine, a food festival has been organized in Srinagar.The festival is a joint venture between Jammu and ... Read more...

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World Cup enters the kitchen


June 14th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 14 (IANS) Lionel Messi, Wayne Rooney, Argentina, Brazil - the hot stars and teams of the ongoing FIFA World Cup have now entered the mouth-watering menus of hotels and restaurants ... Read more...

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Lucknow’s Awadhi cuisine a major draw in Srinagar


May 25th, 2010 - 11:45 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, May 25 (ANI): Famed Awadhi cuisine from Lucknow city is receiving an overwhelming response during an ongoing food festival here in Jammu and Kashmir's capital city.Organized by the Institute of ... Read more...

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Naga cuisine is a runaway hit at Bangalore restaurant


May 21st, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, May 20 (ANI): In India,food varies from region to region in a staggering manner, but this helps bring people together.Nagaland is quite popular among food lovers in Bangalore.Providing exposure ... Read more...

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Kerala kite festival lures international kite-flyers


May 3rd, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Kozhikode (Kerala), May 3 (ANI): Kerala first ever kite festival is luring international kite-flyers to Kozhikode.The three-day event was organised by the District Tourism Promotion Council of Kozhikode and the Kappad ... Read more...

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Grand celebrations chalked out for Maharashtra Divas


April 30th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) Exhibitions, laser shows, cultural programmes and a song by melody queen Lata Mangeshkar -- political parties here are going all out to celebrate 50 years of Maharashtra's ... Read more...

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Ludhiana hosts ‘dhaba’ food festival


February 15th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by ANI
By Karan KapoorLudhiana, Feb 15(ANI): To popularize the traditional dhaba food, a hotel in Ludhiana recently organized a 12-day long event named 'Dhaba Food Festival'. Food aficionados visiting the festival ... Read more...

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Padma Lakshmi’s baby daddy Michael Dell’s younger brother?


January 29th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 29 (ANI): Padma Lakshmi, the sexy host of reality TV show "Top Chef," is set to become mum soon and Adam Dell may be her child's father, it has ... Read more...

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Gorkhaland stir affecting Darjeeling tourism: Minister


December 28th, 2009 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 28 (IANS) Tourism in Darjeeling has been hit by the sustained agitation of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) for a Gorkhaland state, West Bengal Tourism Minister Manabendra Mukherjee said Monday. "The ... Read more...

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West Bengal tourism festival to get Chinese flavour


December 28th, 2009 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 28 (IANS) China will be the added attraction at the West Bengal Tourism and Food Festival 2010 that begins here Jan 6, state Minister Manabendra Mukherjee said here Monday. "Apart from ... Read more...

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Imphal hosts food festival to boost tourism, hospitality sectors


December 15th, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Dec 14(ANI): An 11-day food festival was recently held in Imphal to bring together delicacies and culinary expertise of different communities from across the state onto one platform.The festival was inaugurated ... Read more...

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Chandigarh’s Barbeque Nation hosts African food festival


December 12th, 2009 - 7:11 pm ICT by ANI
By Sunil ShramaChandigarh, Dec 12(ANI): A restaurant in Chandigarh recently organized an African barbeque food festival, which was not just about experiencing food, but also about the passion, which was truly African.The ... Read more...

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2nd Chinjak food festival kick starts in Imphal


November 29th, 2009 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Nov.28 (ANI): Second edition of Chinjak food festival kick-started here on Friday and received an overwhelming public response.The 11-day-long festival has the delicacies and culinary expertise of different communities of ... Read more...

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Thanksgiving Dedicated To Woody Guthrie


November 26th, 2009 - 6:35 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov. 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nov. 28 will see the staging of a moving tribute to the American folk legend Woody Guthrie. The event will be hosted by the current members ... Read more...

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Kerala conducts tourism road shows in Scandinavia


November 5th, 2009 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 5 (IANS) Kerala believes Scandinavian nations are among the biggest sources of tourists to the state, and has sent one of the largest travel delegations on a roadshow to the ... Read more...

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