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Gaga blames dad’s restaraunt for weight gain


September 21st, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) Singer Lady Gaga blames the delicious food at her father's restaurant for her recent weight gain."My father opened a restaurant. It's so amazing... it's so ... Read more...

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Government to introduce new food standardisation norms (With Images)


September 21st, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The government will further strengthen food safety in the country by introducing standards regulations to bring quality of Indian food items at par with international ... Read more...

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India’s inflation soars to 7.55 percent in August (Lead)


September 14th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Driven by a sharp increase in food prices, inflation rose to 7.55 percent in August from 6.87 percent in July, government data showed Friday.The more-than-expected ... Read more...

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Inflation rises to 7.55 percent in August


September 14th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) India's inflation soared to 7.55 percent in August compared to 6.87 percent in July, largely driven by a sharp hike in prices of food items, ... Read more...

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Lively smuggles food items


August 31st, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 31 (IANS) Actress Blake Lively says she likes to collect local ingredients when she is travelling and often takes them home."I love to go to cooking school ... Read more...

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Facing flak over price-rise remark, Beni now bats for retail FDI (Second Lead)


August 20th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Yet drawing flak for his remark that he was "happy" with price-rise as it was beneficial for farmers, union Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma ... Read more...

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Minister says price rise helps farmers, draws flak (Lead)


August 20th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Union Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma Monday stoked a controversy with his comment that he was "happy" with price rise as it was beneficial ... Read more...

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Minister says price rise beneficial for farmers, criticised


August 20th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Union Minister for Steel Beni Prasad Verma Monday stoked a controversy with his comment that price rise was beneficial for farmers. The opposition pounced ... Read more...

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PMEAC lowers 2012-13 GDP forecast to 6.7 percent


August 17th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 17 (IANS) The Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council (PMEAC) Friday revised downwards its economic growth projections for the current fiscal to 6.7 percent from the earlier 7.5-8 ... Read more...

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Prawn on toast, cheese burgers light up iftar in Pakistan


August 5th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 5 (IANS) Gone are the days when an iftar meal in Pakistan would consist of the traditional fruit-chaat, chick peas, dates and sherbet. Now, chicken schezwan, prawn on ... Read more...

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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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Korsaguda, Sarkeguda residents refuse government aid


July 8th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 8 (IANS) Angry people of Korsaguda and Sarkeguda villages in Chhattigarh, where 19 villagers, including seven minors, were gunned down by security forces as Maoists, have refused relief ... Read more...

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UAE charity to distribute food aid in Yemen


June 23rd, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, June 23 (IANS/WAM) The Khalifa Bin Zayed Humanitarian Foundation of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has bought food supplies from markets in Yemen to distribute them among the needy ... Read more...

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Inflation to remain between 6.5-7.5 percent: Mukherjee (Lead)


June 14th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Thursday said he is "confident" that the headline inflation will remain between 6.5-7.5 percent in 2012-13, even as the government ... Read more...

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Sensex down 87 points as rise in inflation dampens rate cut hopes


June 14th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets was trading 0.52 percent down Thursday afternoon, affected by India's inflation which moved to 7.55 percent in May ... Read more...

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Burger King introduces bacon sundae in the US


June 13th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Burger King, the second largest hamburger chain, is launching a bacon sundae, vanilla soft served with fudge, caramel, bacon crumbles and a piece of bacon. ... Read more...

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Obesity linked to sleep loss and food choices


June 10th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 10 (IANS) Loss of sleep impairs brain regions where food choices are made, possibly helping explain the linkage between sleep loss and obesity. A group of healthy adults ... Read more...

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Nearly 300 illegal workers held in Dubai


June 6th, 2012 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 5 (IANS/WAM) At least 293 street vendors, beggars and illegal car-washers have been arrested in Dubai.Officials of the Dubai Municipality in cooperation with Dubai Police also seized several ... Read more...

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UAE to provide $136mn food aid for Yemen


June 4th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 3 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will provide food aid worth 500 million dirhams (about $136 million) to the Yemeni people.This follows President Khalifa bin ... Read more...

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‘Janoo’ - weak, but worth one time watch (Kannada Movie Review)


June 2nd, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Janoo"; Cast: Yash, Deepa Sannidhi, Rangayana Raghu, Sadhu Kokila, Shobharaj, Layendra, Madhu; Director: Preetham Gubbi; Producer: Jayanna, Bhogeendra; Music: Hari Krishna; Camera: S.Krishna; Rating: **1/2"Janoo", directed by Preetham Gubbi ... Read more...

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Shutdown cripples life in Chhattisgarh


May 31st, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 31 (IANS) Normal life was thrown out of gear in the city and large parts of Chhattisgarh Thursday, as all modes of public transport remained off the ... Read more...

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Inflation rises to 7.23 percent; food prices surge (Lead)


May 14th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) India's inflation moved up to 7.23 percent in April as compared to 6.89 percent in the previous month, mainly driven by a sharp increase ... Read more...

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Inflation accelerates to 7.23 percent in April


May 14th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) India's inflation rose faster-than-expected to 7.23 percent in April as compared to 6.89 percent in the previous month, mainly driven by a sharp increase in ... Read more...

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Coffee from Kerala, soon to ‘Kic OFF’ across India


May 5th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 5 (IANS) Steaming cups of coffee made from the best beans sourced from Kerala coffee estates will soon be made available across the country with the Floatel Group ... Read more...

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Rate cut to help revive growth, investment: Mukherjee


April 17th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) decision to cut policy rates by 0.50 percent for the first time in three years will help revive ... Read more...

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Inflation declines marginally, RBI rate cut seen (Roundup)


April 16th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) India's inflation declined marginally to 6.89 percent in March as compared to 6.95 percent in the previous month, helped by softening in prices of ... Read more...

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Economic Survey pegs inflation at 6.5-7 percent


March 15th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The Economic Survey for 2011-12 tabled by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee in parliament Thursday pegged inflation at 6.5-7 percent by end of March and ... Read more...

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Earth Soul to make composters that convert waste into fuel


March 6th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) The problem with plastic is that it is non-biodegradable and its disposal is a major ecological hazard. Recycling provides a partial solution. Earth Soul India, ... Read more...

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Pakistani airspace never closed for NATO: Gilani


February 27th, 2012 - 10:09 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 27 (IANS) Pakistan never closed its airspace for NATO supplies in Afghanistan and had only suspended the land route, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said."The Defence ... 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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Air India to change menu for short flights


January 31st, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) National carrier Air India Tuesday said it will revise its on-board catering menu in the economy class section of short-haul domestic flights effective Feb 1."For ... Read more...

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Tihar business grows and grows!


January 31st, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Tihar Jail here recorded a turnover of Rs.15.25 crore in 2011 from selling products made by prisoners, ranging from sweets and cookies to textiles and ... Read more...

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Itar festival — a sensory treat!


January 29th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) The mellow fragrance of lavender comes wafting, men in traditional clothes beat drums, curious customers scrutinise little transparent bottles -- it's a scene out of ... Read more...

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SMS causes quake alarm in Agra on Republic Day


January 26th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 26 (IANS) An SMS sent by a prankster is being forwarded on Republic Day Thursday, causing alarm and fear of an earthquake among mobile users.The message, attributed ... Read more...

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Highlights of the third quarter review of monetary policy


January 24th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) The following are the highlights of the third quarter review of the monetary policy unveiled by the Reserve Bank of India Tuesday:-- Cash reserve ratio lowered ... Read more...

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