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What keeps Jason Statham fit at 44? (With Images)


April 26th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 26 (IANS) Actor Jason Statham looks fit as a fiddle at 44 and says he puts in a lot of effort to maintain the edge in his ... Read more...

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Chinese journalists provide free lunch


April 9th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 9 (IANS) A charity programme initiated by a group of journalists through the internet has been providing free lunch to 15,000 children from needy families across China.The "Free ... Read more...

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MCD schools see rise in nursery students


January 14th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) The number of nursery students enrolled in Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) schools has seen a jump of over 4,000 compared to last year, an ... Read more...

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Kashmir arranges free lunches for migratory birds (With Images)


January 13th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hokarsar Wetland Reserve (Srinagar), Jan 13 (IANS) The water surface in this wetland reserve in Jammu and Kashmir has frozen, but thousands of migratory birds flocking it will not find ... Read more...

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No free lunch: Pakistani daily on $5.5 bn aid


December 26th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 26 (IANS) There is no such thing as a free lunch, a leading Pakistani daily said Monday on the $5.5 billion development aid granted by the World Bank.The ... Read more...

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Free lunches for Pakistan PM’s secretariat staff


July 25th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 25 (IANS) There are no free lunches, right. Wrong. If you are part of the Pakistan prime minister's secretariat, then not only do you get free lunch, you ... Read more...

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48 students fall ill after having mid-day meal


July 14th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kurukshetra, July 14 (IANS) Fortyeight school students in this Haryana district fell ill after having contaminated mid-day meal Thursday, health officials said.The incident happened in two government-run primary schools in ... Read more...

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China not offering free lunch, says Pakistani daily


May 20th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 20 (IANS) The Chinese are not offering Pakistan any free lunches, says a Pakistani daily while stressing that the country has to pay for what it gets, ... Read more...

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Schools Cut Lunch Options for the Kids Who Cannot Pay


February 22nd, 2011 - 11:44 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Feb 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The choices for those kids who cannot pay for lunch at school are becoming slim to none, as the economy forces those schools to cut deeply into their ... Read more...

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Schools cut lunch options for kids who can’t pay


February 22nd, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Lee County, Feb 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Schools are not ready to dish out free lunch to students again. Well they would; just that they would make the difference between those that pay ... Read more...

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US says no free lunch, but Pakistan’s demand was for aid and Kashmir mediation


October 24th, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by ANI
By Ali WaqarLahore, Oct.24 (ANI): While the United States has agreed to give an additional two billion dollars as aid in the form of military assistance to Pakistan, it seems to ... Read more...

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Jharkhand Police reach out to locals to combat Maoists


September 10th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
Palamu (Jharkhand), Sep 10 (ANI): Aiming to combat Maoists by alleviating the plight of the people, the police in Jharkhand's Palamu District organised a mass kitchen here on Friday, where they distributed ... Read more...

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Google opens new line to internet phone calls


August 27th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Aug 27 (DPA) All the fuss about tweeting, texting, Facebook pokes and various other cutting-edge forms of communication can obscure the fact that old-fashioned telephone calls are still a ... Read more...

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27 children fall ill after consuming mid-day meal


June 29th, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 29 (IANS) At least 27 students of a school at Tajpur in Samastipur district of Bihar fell ill after consuming a mid-day meal in which a lizard was later found, ... Read more...

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Slide Tackle - World Cup curiosities


June 10th, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 10 (DPA) No such thing as a free lunch? In South Africa there is - if you're Mexican and your team loses against the World Cup host nation on Friday. ... Read more...

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Ensure proper working of mid-day meal scheme, states told


May 18th, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) The central government Tuesday asked state governments to focus on proper implementation of the mid-day meal scheme, an official release said. In a meeting of the programme ... Read more...

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Ashram stampede: Case lodged against organisers of feast


March 5th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 5 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Friday lodged a case against unnamed organisers of the "bhandara" (free lunch) at an ashram Thursday, when a stampede triggered by unmanageable crowds left ... Read more...

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‘My greed responsible for sons’ death in ashram stampede’


March 5th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Mangarh (Uttar Pradesh), March 5 (IANS) Ram Kumar Milan is inconsolable after losing his three sons in Thursday's stampede at the Bhakti Dham ashram here. He can't stop blaming his ... Read more...

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63 killed in Uttar Pradesh ashram stampede (Roundup)


March 4th, 2010 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 4 (IANS) The promise of a free lunch and gift of utensils proved to be a fatal lure Thursday when 63 women and children were killed and 64 others were ... Read more...

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63 dead in stampede in Uttar Pradesh ashram (Fourth Lead)


March 4th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 4 (IANS) The promise of a free lunch and utensils turned fatal Thursday when 63 people were killed and more than 30 injured in a stampede that broke out when ... Read more...

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60 killed in stampede in ashram (Third Lead)


March 4th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 4 (IANS) At least 60 people were killed and 25 injured in a stampede in an Uttar Pradesh ashram, police here said Thursday. Sixty bodies had been recovered and more ... Read more...

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48-50 killed in stampede in ashram (Second Lead)


March 4th, 2010 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 4 (IANS) Nearly 50 people were killed in a stampede in an ashram in Uttar Pradesh's Pratapgarh district Thursday, police here said. Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order) Brij ... Read more...

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Stampede in ashram, 15 feared dead (Lead)


March 4th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 4 (IANS) At least 15 people could have been killed in a stampede in an ashram in Uttar Pradesh's Pratapgarh district, an official spokesperson here said Thursday. The tragedy at the ... Read more...

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Indian youth defy superstition, eat during eclipse


January 15th, 2010 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 15 (IANS) Hundreds of young Indians in this IT capital defied superstition and treated themselves to a sumptuous lunch during the millennium's longest annular eclipse Friday. The Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium (JNP) ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh village heads threaten to stop midday meal


August 6th, 2009 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 6 (IANS) The association of village heads of Uttar Pradesh has threatened to stop the distribution of midday meals in primary schools because they can no longer pay for the ... Read more...

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Five arrested after lizard found in mid-day meal


July 24th, 2009 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 24 (IANS) Five people, including the headmaster and two teachers, were arrested in Bihar's Nalanda district after a lizard was found in the mid-day meals served to school children, officials ... Read more...

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Salman Khan’s Bhaiya connection


July 16th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Amitabh Bachchan has one, Sanju Baba got one and now Salman has his own- Politician on speed dial. We hear Salman was the guest of honour at the lavish bash of ... Read more...

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Four headmasters suspended for corruption in Bihar


May 25th, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 25 (IANS) The headmasters of four primary schools in Bihar's Darbhanga district were suspended for irregularities in the mid-day meal scheme for schoolchildren, officials said Monday. The headmasters were suspended Saturday ... Read more...

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Hot oil poured on child seeking mid-day meal


November 13th, 2008 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 13 (IANS) Hot oil from a cauldron was poured on a Class 4 student in an Uttar Pradesh school when the boy asked for lunch provided under the government-sponsored mid-day ... Read more...

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Why relearning doesnt help us recollect forgotten information


August 22nd, 2008 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 22 (ANI): A new study has shed light on why we find it difficult to recollect forgotten information, even after relearning few pieces of that information.Researchers at Sheffield University ... Read more...

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Algae may become the biofuel of the future


August 20th, 2008 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 20 (ANI): A team of researchers from the University of Virginia in the US is trying to determine exactly how promising algae biofuel production can be by tweaking the ... Read more...

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Cakes and candles as Lalu turns 61


June 11th, 2008 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 11 (IANS) Railway Minister Lalu Prasad celebrated his 61st birthday in style Wednesday with a cake in the shape of the 'garib rath', his train for the poor, hundreds of ... Read more...

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Lalu birthday to be marked with a cleanliness drive


June 10th, 2008 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 10 (IANS) Railway Minister Lalu Prasad's birthday Wednesday will be celebrated in a unique style by his party members and supporters in Bihar - they plan to carry out a ... Read more...

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Food crisis may reverse improvements in Africa: Unicef


May 28th, 2008 - 6:52 pm ICT by admin
DPA Tokyo, May 28 (DPA) The United Nations Children Fund (Unicef) Wednesday warned that rising food prices in Africa would reverse some of the improvements the continent has made in decreasing child mortality ... Read more...

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