food habits

Inside track of actresses’ lives - the fascination continues


August 18th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) What is life like behind the arclights? What compromises do women make in their journey to stardom? Do the glitz and glamour come for ... Read more...

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Exploring India’s national diversity - by train


July 5th, 2012 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) One thousand students and teachers from Delhi University (DU), all women, will travel throughout central and western India in a train to study the national ... Read more...

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Assam ties up with US varsity to document traditional practices


March 19th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 19 (IANS) Assam has tied up with the Stanford University in the US for documenting the rich culture, traditional knowledge, customs and indigenous practices of various communities in ... Read more...

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Karnataka to provide Indian medicine at hospitals


February 10th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 10 (IANS) Government hospitals in districts and local bodies across Karnataka will provide the Indian system of medicine as an alternative treatment, Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda said ... Read more...

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‘Illegal drug trials central government’s responsibility’


January 6th, 2012 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 5 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government, criticised for imposing meagre fines on doctors involved illegal drug trial in Indore, Thursday sought to defend itself, saying that drug trials ... Read more...

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KFC eyes 500 restaurants in India by 2015


December 18th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) Putting behind violent protests against its entry in the mid-1990s, American restaurant chain Kentucky Fried Chicken, better known as KFC, has thrived on the ... Read more...

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Type 2 diabetes rising among kids: Experts


November 11th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 11 (IANS) Type 2 diabetes, the most common form of the illness, is on the rise among children under 15-years-old, with altered lifestyles and bad food habits increasing ... Read more...

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Obesity common among Indians hooked to packed foods


November 9th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Other than decreasing physical activity, increased usage of packed foods and a calorie-laden diet has led to greater obesity among Indians in the ... Read more...

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High food inflation due to change in food habits?


November 8th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) High food inflation, which has reached 12 percent, continues to baffle economists and policymakers alike. But is it really due to a change in ... Read more...

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Increase milk, vegetables production to curb food inflation: Thomas


October 30th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Food Minister K.V. Thomas said Sunday the production of milk, meat, poultry and vegetables needs to be increased as their changing consumption patterns over ... Read more...

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Changing food habits causing inflation: Thomas


October 28th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Changing food habits and increased purchasing power were causing high food inflation in the country, a minister said Friday."Food habits of people are changing. Their ... Read more...

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Milla Jovovich talks about her food habits


October 11th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hollywood, Oct 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hollywood legend Milla Jovovich says she will love it if her daughter follow her footsteps. The Ukrainian-born star is famous for her role in the hit project ... Read more...

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High price of essentials hits average Indian in metros


August 28th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Prices of essential commodities like milk, vegetables and spices have gone up by around 72 percent against the 38 percent growth in the per capita ... Read more...

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‘Obesity kills more people than AIDS’


March 18th, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, March 18 (IANS) Obesity kills more people than AIDS and is emerging as a serious threat, said health experts here Friday.Shashank Joshi, president of the governing council of the All ... Read more...

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Kate Middleton’s pre-wedding diet revealed - bags of sweets!


March 14th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 14 (ANI): With only weeks to go before the big day, most brides subject themselves to strict pre-wedding diet to ensure they look their best - but not Kate ... Read more...

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Planning and visualization improve food habits: Study


February 26th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): McGill researchers suggest that the best way to improve the way you eat is to make an action plan and visualize yourself carrying it out."Telling people to just ... Read more...

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Owl in a day’s work: Cop’s encounter with winged evidence


February 20th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Sumit Kumar Singh New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Delhi Police constable Rohtash Kumar is used to handling tough criminals. After all, he has been doing the job for the past 22 years. ... Read more...

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Eating habits that ensure a longer life


December 23rd, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI): A new study has found that the leading causes of death are no more infectious diseases but chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease and cancer - which may ... Read more...

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Ginnifer Goodwin, Of ‘Big Love’, Has Been Dieting With Weight Watchers Since She Was 9


December 22nd, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
December 22, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Ginnifer Goodwin is the celebrity of HBO’s ‘Big Love’ and of the film, ‘He’s Just Not That Into You’. She has now divulged ... Read more...

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U.S. Kids Consume Caffeine Almost Everyday, Study Says


December 18th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is astonishing to find that as many as 75% of American children consume caffeine on a daily basis. This is leading to insomnia among the ... Read more...

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Britain’s fattest man has weight reduction op in India


November 13th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 13 (ANI): Britain's fattest man, who weighed 50-stone, has undergone surgery in India after doctors in the UK told him that he was too fat for the operation to be ... Read more...

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Bigg Boss 4 Day 34: Dolly And Ashmit Fight It Out


November 10th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 10, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The going ons within the four walls of the Bigg Boss household have kept the viewers hooked on to the small screen. The scandals, fights, kootchie-coos ... Read more...

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Heart patients better off eating a KFC Double Down than one egg yolk!


November 2nd, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 2 (ANI): Consuming one egg yolk can increase chances of vascular diseases much more than eating a Double Down from Kentucky Fried Chicken, says a new study.An egg yolk, depending ... Read more...

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Volatile supply from India may hit Bangladesh potato price


October 30th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 30 (IANS) A "volatile" supply from India and a bad crop this year may lead to an increase in potato prices in Bangladesh ahead of the season approaching Bakr Eid, ... Read more...

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Youths participate in Nagaland integration camp


October 27th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
Dimapur (Nagaland), Oct. 27 (ANI): Hundreds of youths from districts across India are participating in a national integration camp here.The camp kicked off on October 22 and ends on October 29.Youths from ... Read more...

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Ravana in high demand on Dussehra for different reasons


October 17th, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by ANI
By Lokender Singh/ Dilip MishraJaipur/Kanpur, Oct.17 (ANI): India's unity in diversity gets reflected in the innumerable food habits, language, traditions, customs, or even religious faiths which have prevailed here for centuries. Dussehra ... Read more...

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Obese policemen made ‘fit’ in Coimbatore


October 11th, 2010 - 9:14 pm ICT by ANI
By JehovahCoimbatore, Oct.11 (ANI): Tamil Nadu police launched fitness programme for the police personnel who are suffering from obesity. About sixty policemen attended the programme.The two-day training programme, which began on Saturday ... Read more...

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Prices of essentials rose 18 percent in one year: Assocham


October 10th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Prices of commodities like condiments and spices, eggs, fish, meat, tea, wheat, pulses and coffee rose by 18 percent in the one year between August 2009 and ... Read more...

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Is Breakfast The Most Important Meal Of The Day? Yes, Say Experts


September 10th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) With the urban eating habits changing quickly, it is important for the people to understand the importance of each of the important and conventional meals of ... Read more...

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Karnataka BJP holds protest for cow slaughter ban


September 6th, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 6 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday held rallies across Karnataka demanding early presidential nod to a bill banning cow slaughter in the state. The bill, passed by ... Read more...

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Star Plus To Launch ‘Master Chef’ In October


August 30th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Star Plus' well sought after and highly anticipated show called "Master Chef' is supposed to launch in the month of October. The show's auditions have already ... Read more...

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A third of Brits think it’s socially acceptable to eat with fingers


August 19th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 19 (ANI): A survey has revealed that a third of Britons find eating with the fingers to be a socially acceptable table manner now.The survey by Nestle Polo Mints found ... Read more...

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Investment in food processing can create most jobs: Sahai


July 2nd, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Investment in the food processing sector in India can generate a higher rate of employment than in any other sector, Food Processing Industries Minister Subodh Kant Sahai ... Read more...

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Watch World Cup, but take precautions: Docs to fans


June 23rd, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Pradipta Tapadar Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) As the country's soccer crazy fans get hooked to the FIFA World Cup, medical practitioners have cautioned that a balanced diet and adequate sleep are a ... Read more...

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Norwegian Orkla eyes more acquisitions in India


June 22nd, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 22 (IANS) Norwegian branded consumer goods major Orkla ASA is looking for strategic acquisitions in India to expand its presence and tap opportunities emerging in the processed food products segment, ... Read more...

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