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Government exporting food, keeping people hungry: Brinda Karat


August 1st, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 1 (IANS) CPI-M leader Brinda Karat Wednesday accused the central government of exporting food grain through big traders for use as animal fodder while keeping people hungry in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Facts about France


April 22nd, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, April 22 (IANS) Here are key facts on France, where voting in the first round of the 2012 French presidential election took place Sunday. Located in western Europe, France ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Bugs ground into bread in Australia


January 2nd, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 2 (IANS) Ever thought of eating bread and biscuits made of worms? A woman insect breeder in Australia has now come up with a recipe where worms are ... Read more...

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Pregnant Jessica Simpson’s crazy cravings


November 10th, 2011 - 7:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 10 (IANS) Jessica Simpson says pregnancy is affecting her taste buds and she craves for certain foodstuff "like a crazy person".The singer-actress is currently expecting her first child ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s flood fund collection is peanuts: Daily


September 24th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 24 (IANS) The funds collected in the Pakistani prime minister's fund for flood relief are just peanuts, said a daily Saturday.Floods in Sindh province have impacted over seven ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Container seized in Pakistan for tax evasion


September 12th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 12 (IANS) A container carrying electronic goods worth Rs.20 million was seized in Pakistan after it was discovered that it was wrongly manifested to be carrying foodstuff for ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Medvedev signs bill classifying beer as alcohol


July 20th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has signed a bill officially classifying beer as an alcoholic drink, thereby restricting its sale, the Kremlin said.Under the bill, alcoholic ... Read more...

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China jails 106 people for food safety violation


May 21st, 2011 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 21 (IANS) Courts in China have convicted 106 people over the past eight months in 61 cases involving food safety violation, a statement said.The cases involved production and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Elephants love liquor, cry when sad, says new book (IANS Books)


April 22nd, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Thrissur (Kerala), April 22 (IANS) Did you know the elephant loves the sweet and sour taste of country liquor and is perhaps the only animal that sheds tears when sad? ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

499 people arrested from Dubai streets


April 3rd, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 3 (IANS/WAM) A total of 499 people, including street vendors, beggars and car-washers have been arrested in Dubai, an official said.Several low-quality goods and pirated CDs were also ... Read more...

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Radioactive substances found in Japan food


March 19th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 19 (IANS) Radiation levels have exceeded allowable limits in foodstuff like spinach and milk following leaks at the Fukushima nuclear plant, the Japanese government's top spokesman said Saturday.Chief ... Read more...

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Married prison chaplain in UK jailed for 8-months for sex with inmate


March 16th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 16 (ANI): A married prison chaplain in UK has been jailed for eight months after it was revealed that she had a sexual relationship with an inmate.Mother-of-two Jade Watson, 44, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘No food or water, but Miyagi residents not panicking’


March 13th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Residents of the Miyagi prefecture in northeast Japan, severely hit by a magnitude-9 earthquake and tsunami, are experiencing a shortage of drinking water and food ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

UAE continues to help refugees on Libyan-Egyptian border


March 13th, 2011 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 12 (IANS) The UAE's relief team continues to offer relief medical and food material to over 35,000 refugees stranded on the Libyan-Egyptian border, following bloody clashes in Libya.A ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Russia set to classify beer as alcoholic drink for first time


February 24th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 24 (ANI): Russia is for the first time set to legally classify beer as an alcoholic drink, and the move comes as the Kremlin carries out its toughest anti-alcohol campaign.Beer ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Government mandates plastic bags of 40 microns thickness


February 7th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Taking the fight against polluting plastic a step further, the environment ministry Monday notified that plastic carry bags should be of a minimum thickness of 40 microns ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Maa Exchange: Pooja Bedi Vs. Anuradha Nigam


January 13th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Sony Entertainment Television has come up with a very interesting show titled 'Maa Exchange'.This is one reality show with something different. The show has two real life mothers exchanging their ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pirates seize Indian vessel with 14 crew off Oman (Lead)


January 12th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Jan 12 (IANS) An Indian cargo vessel with 14 crew members on board has been hijacked by suspected Somali pirates off the coast of Oman, navy and Indian Maritime authorities ... Read more...

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Man injured in monkey attack in Shimla


January 10th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 10 (IANS) A man was seriously injured Monday in a brutal attack by a monkey on the premises of the historical Hanuman Temple on the picturesque Jakhu hills of Shimla, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Veg portions could replace animal products


January 4th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 4 (IANS) Our limited farmland resources won't be able to keep pace with the growing global demand for meat products - which is likely to double by 2050. Accordingly, plant ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Santa given security pat-down at Maningrida airport


December 24th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 24 (ANI): It looks like even Santa can't escape the law.Waiting to greet him at Maningrida airport Tuesday were two police officers, according to The Northern Territory News.The police ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Milk, meat from cloned cattle ’safe to consume’


November 26th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 26 (IANS) Meat and milk from cloned cattle and their offspring is "no different to conventional produce and is safe to consume", British government advisers have said.The Advisory Committee on ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

In Sabarimala, donkey can hope for better times


November 5th, 2010 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
By Sanu George Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 5 (IANS) Thanks to the judiciary, donkeys which ferry tonnes of foodstuff to the hill shrine at Sabarimala in Kerala, often falling ill and becoming prey to wild ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

U.S. Indicts 11 Executives Accused By The U.S. Of Involvement In Honey Smuggling


September 3rd, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 3, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The powers that be in the US have indicted 11 German and Chinese executives for conniving to unlawfully import honey worth $40m from Communist China. ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Naughty monkey on prowl for spectacles


September 3rd, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, Sep 3 (IANS) A naughty monkey is not seeing eye to eye with residents of the Himachal Pradesh capital. He is focusing instead on their spectacles and running away ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

For ‘harassed’ men, Independence Day will be sugarless


August 13th, 2010 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh/Shimla, Aug 13 (IANS) A clutch of Indian men are preparing to mark a "sugarless" Independence Day this year as a symbol of the bitter life they have been handed out by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Air India evacuates passengers stranded by Leh floods (Lead)


August 8th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 8 (IANS) Over 500 people, including a Spanish tourist, were missing, two days after a cloudburst caused flash floods in Jammu and Kashmir's Leh town, claiming at least 132 lives ... Read more...

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Youth succumbs to injuries in Srinagar


August 7th, 2010 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 7 (IANS) A 22-year-old man critically injured in security force firing in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore town Friday died in a hospital here Saturday, taking the toll of civilians killed ... Read more...

Posted in National |

UAE sends aid to flood-hit areas in Pakistan


July 30th, 2010 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 30 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates has ordered urgent delivery of relief to displaced people in Pakistan's flood-hit region. The relief materials to be dispatched include blankets, tents, medical items ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China bans artificial flavours in baby food


July 27th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 27 (IANS) China has banned artificial edible flavours in certain foodstuff, including baby food and dairy products. In a law passed Monday, China's ministry of health prohibited the use of artificial ... Read more...

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Over 120 tonnes of foodstuff seized in Venezuela


May 22nd, 2010 - 6:07 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, May 22 (IANS/EFE) Over 120 tonnes of foodstuff have been seized from Venezuela's largest food company by the country's National Guard, in a bid to "avoid empty shelves at grocery stores". This ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New Food Safety Act to be implemented in three months


April 20th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) A new Food Safety Act that parliament enacted four years ago will be implemented within three months after procedural issues are resolved, the Rajya Sabha was ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Population of the monarch butterflies is diminishing


March 22nd, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
March 22, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Scientific officials in America have announced that the populace of the monarch butterfly has dropped off severely this year. The extraordinary amount of demises of ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Donna Simpson to aim to be the world’s fattest woman in 2 years


March 18th, 2010 - 11:42 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
Mar 18 (Pen Men at Work): Donna Simpson is overweight and swollen with pride about that. The 42-year-old already possesses the whopping weight of 273kg. She has given her word ... Read more...

Posted in World |

NRI entrepreneur yet undecided on using space in Burj Khalifa


January 7th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 7 (IANS) NRI entrepreneur B.R. Shetty may have acquired two floors in the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, after shelling out a stupendous Rs.100 crore-plus -- but he doesn't ... Read more...

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