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25,000 people take J&K; professional entrance test


June 23rd, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 23 (IANS) Over 25,000 candidates Saturday sat for the common entrance test (CET) for various professional courses across Jammu and Kashmir, said an official of the board for ... Read more...

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Channel launches its first cafe-cum-bar in the capital (With Images)


May 25th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Music, style, food, technology and entertainment - all this under one roof called V Spot Cafe and Bar, which was launched here Wednesday. It targets ... Read more...

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Former BARC scientist commits suicide


April 29th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 29 (IANS) A former scientist with the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) allegedly committed suicide at her residence in southcentral Mumbai, police said Friday.Uma Rao, 63, was in ... Read more...

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Escalated cost of automobile testing centres approved


April 28th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The government Thursday approved an upward revision in the cost of setting up national automotive testing and research centres and the national institute of food ... Read more...

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Kids’ breakfasts lack adequate nutrients


March 20th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 20 (IANS) Breakfasts served to children worldwide are often high in sugar and saturated fat and low in dietary fibre. These lack essential vitamins and minerals, says a ... Read more...

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Preterm mums’ milk has less antioxidants


February 18th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): A new study has revealed that preterm mother's milk contains lower concentrations of coenzyme Q10-an important antioxidant and a vital component of the electron transport chain.Researchers at the ... Read more...

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Dabur Nepal under fresh fire after godown raid


December 23rd, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 23 (IANS) Dabur Nepal, one of the largest multinationals in Nepal, faced fresh fire Thursday, three days after an official raid on its godown in southern Nepal, with ... Read more...

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Dabur Nepal’s woes mount after vigilance raid


December 21st, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 21 (IANS) The woes of Dabur Nepal, Indian FMCG giant Dabur India's independent group company in Nepal, mounted Tuesday after state watchdogs raided its storehouse and sealed ... Read more...

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Willy Wonka Gum May Become A Reality


October 13th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Willy Wonka gum may not remain a fictional concept in the coming days with the development of a breakthrough technology that resorts to microscopic capsules to ... Read more...

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Cabinet okays changing NIFTEM legal status


April 23rd, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 23 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Friday approved the proposal of the Food Processing Industries Ministry for changing the legal status of National Institute of Food Technology, Entrepreneurship and ... Read more...

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Soon, genetic make-up to decide your diet


March 6th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 6 (ANI): Kansas State University researchers say diets could soon be tailored for people according to their genetic makeup.According to the scientists, nutrigenomics - the study of the effect ... Read more...

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Separate policy for food processing industry in Karnataka


January 29th, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Karnataka will become the first state in India to have a separate policy for the food processing industries, according to state Minister for Large and Medium Scale ... Read more...

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What astronauts should eat in space


January 19th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 19 (ANI): A new book, titled "The Astronaut's Cookbook," features recipes for food that astronauts should have while in space.According to New Scientist, the authors of the book are Charles ... Read more...

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R&D in food processing needs to be strengthened: PM


October 6th, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday called for strengthening research and development (R&D) in the country's food processing industry with the Central Food Technology and Research Institute ... Read more...

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Government to promote food processing in rural areas


August 27th, 2009 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 27 (IANS) The government will set up two business incubation centres in Tamil Nadu and Haryana to promote the processed food industry among rural entrepreneurs, a official here said Thursday. The ... Read more...

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Food processing ministry launches magazine, revamped website


July 10th, 2009 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
N0ew Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI) Friday launched its official magazine 'Food 360 Degrees' and a revamped website www.mofpi.nic.in as part of its renewed efforts to ... Read more...

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Government plans to launch 350 food processing units


July 1st, 2009 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The government will help set up 350 new food processing units in the next 100 days as part of its efforts to create 10 million jobs in ... Read more...

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After IT, BT, it is time for FT revolution: Sahai


February 28th, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) "Doctor sahab, aap hamein kahaan chutney-bhaji mein phasaya (why have you got me stuck in this chutney-bhaji business)?" Minister of State for Food Processing Industries Subodh Kant ... Read more...

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Extinct ibex brought back to life by cloning


February 1st, 2009 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): Pyrenean ibex, a form of wild mountain goat, has been resurrected for the first time after being cloned from frozen tissue.The animal was officially declared extinct in ... Read more...

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Canadian scientist to be conferred Padma Shri Monday


May 4th, 2008 - 12:15 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) India will honour Canadian biochemist Joseph H. Hulse, one of the world's leading biotechnology experts, with a Padma Shri award here Monday. One of India's highest civilian ... Read more...

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The top five functional food trends in the US


April 20th, 2008 - 11:36 am ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): In the United States, foods that may provide a health benefit beyond basic nutrition, identified as functional foods, are becoming a key part of everyday life, according ... Read more...

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Danish Prime Minister to push for stronger business ties with India


February 6th, 2008 - 4:37 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 6 (ANI): Danish Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen today said Denmark looked for further enhancement of business ties with India. Rasmussen, who is on a five-day visit to India, said ... Read more...

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