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Russia slams Syrian opposition over civilian airports attack threat


September 4th, 2012 - 8:47 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 4 (IANS) Russia has strongly condemned the alleged threat by an armed Syrian opposition on attacking civilian airports in Syria, saying such actions were no different from ... Read more...

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Coal India board okays new fuel supply agreement model


September 1st, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 31 (IANS) The board of state-run Coal India Ltd (CIL) has cleared the cost plus model for fuel supply agreements (FSAs) with power firms but asked the coal ... Read more...

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No final decision on fuel supply agreement: Coal India


August 14th, 2012 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) State-run Coal India Limited, the country's largest coal miner, said its board Monday reviewed the changes in the model fuel supply agreement (FSA) to be signed ... Read more...

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Coal India approves supply penalty clause


August 7th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 7 (IANS) In a decision crucial to India's power generation capacity, Coal India Tuesday agreed to a revised penalty regime in case of shortfall in supplies to ... Read more...

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Hackers post false updates about Syria on Reuters Twitter account


August 6th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON, ENGLAND (BNO NEWS) -- A Twitter account belonging to the Reuters news agency was hacked Sunday and used to post false updates regarding the civil war in Syria. It comes just ... Read more...

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Coal India approves 80 percent trigger point for supplies


July 31st, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 31 (IANS) The board of Coal India Ltd (CIL), the world's largest coal miner, Tuesday approved supplying coal to a minimum 80 percent of contracted fuel to power ... Read more...

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Coal India to ink fuel supply pact before April 20 (Lead)


April 16th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 16 (IANS) Bringing relief to the country's power sector, Public sector Coal India Limited (CIL) Monday said it would sign a Fuel Supply Agreement (FSA) with power companies ... Read more...

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Coal India to ink fuel supply pact April 20


April 16th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 16 (IANS) Public sector Coal India Limited (CIL) will sign a fuel supply agreement (FSA) with power companies by April 20, a top official said Monday.The government on ... Read more...

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Upset tummies cost Britain 11 mn working days a year


September 7th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) One in four Britons suffers a stomach upset every year. This equates to more than 11 million lost working days each year, a media report said.The ... Read more...

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Cakes, chocolates made of chilli ‘to help burn off those pounds!’


March 7th, 2011 - 10:46 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar 8 (ANI): Imagine having to eat a piece of chocolate or cake to lose weight - that's right - sounds like it's too good to be true.But manufacturers claim to ... Read more...

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Cloned meat and milk ’safe for consumption’


November 26th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 26 (ANI): Meat and milk from cloned cows is safe for consumption, suggests a panel of experts.The panel concluded that there was no material difference between meat and milk from ... Read more...

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Meat of cloned cow offspring enters British food chain


August 4th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Meat from the offspring of a cloned cow has entered the British food chain, authorities have admitted for the first time. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) said that ... Read more...

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London Broker Banned For Trading In A Drunken Condition


June 30th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 30, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A London Broker was banned from trading for five years as he made unauthorized trades while in drunken condition thus causing a spike in ... Read more...

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London Oil broker banned after indulging in drunk trading


June 30th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jun 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A British former oil broker has been fined and banned by the country’s financial regulator, as he manipulated the prices of oil prices by buying over 7 ... Read more...

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Oil Broker Stephen Perkins Banned For 5 Years By FSA


June 30th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey June 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A London Oil broker named Stephen Perkins on Tuesday was handed down a 5 years ban along with a fine of 110,000 dollar by the Financial ... Read more...

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Disbanded watchdog cautions successor on financial crime


June 23rd, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, June 23 (IANS) Britain's finance watchdog Financial Services Authority (FSA) has reacted strongly to its disbanding by the new coalition government, warning the shake-up of financial regulation may encourage ... Read more...

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Britain imposes $48.2 mn fine on JP Morgan


June 3rd, 2010 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 3 (DPA) Investment bank JP Morgan in London has been given a record fine of 33.3 million pounds ($48.2 million) by Britain's Financial Services Authority (FSA)for failing to protect clients' ... Read more...

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British watchdog to investigate Goldman Sachs


April 20th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 20 (DPA) Britain's financial watchdog said Tuesday it would launch a formal enforcement investigation into investment bank Goldman Sachs following fraud charges in the US. The Financial Services Authority (FSA) ... Read more...

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UK Banks To Encounter Stringent Stress Tests


March 11th, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Mar 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Banks in the United Kingdom are going to find themselves amidst rigid stress tests with the aim of guaranteeing that it has the ability to withstand ... Read more...

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Big bucket cinema snacks ’should get calorie X-rating’


February 28th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 28 (ANI): Health officials want snacks portions to be cut down at cinemas, as they are often high in fat, sugar or salt.The Food Standards Agency (FSA) wants movie-goers to ... Read more...

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Neighbourhoods predict kids’ reading skills: Study


January 15th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 15 (ANI): The neighbourhoods where children live predict their reading skills several years later, according to a new study.The study from the University of British Columbia has found that children ... Read more...

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Smoke food flavourings may be toxic to humans


January 10th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 10 (ANI): One of the flavourings used to give smoke taste to meat, cheese or fish, could be toxic to humans, says the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).To reach at ... Read more...

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Stanford was poised to launch UK investment business


February 20th, 2009 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb.20 (ANI): Texan billionaire Sir Allen Stanford was in the process of launching an investment-related business in the United Kingdom when he was charged with committing an eight billion ... Read more...

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Domestic coal prices will not fall further: Coal India


January 15th, 2009 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 15 (IANS) Domestic coal will not get any cheaper, India's largest coal company said here Thursday."International prices may fall depending on demand but domestic prices won't fall further as it ... Read more...

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Burger giants vow to serve healthy food to fight obesity crisis


November 23rd, 2008 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 23 (ANI): Burger giants like McDonalds, Wimpy, Subway and Burger King have vowed to serve healthy food in a bid to cut heart disease and obesity in the UK.As ... Read more...

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Women told to limit coffee intake to two cups a day during pregnancy


November 2nd, 2008 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 2 (ANI): Expecting mums will be warned not to drink more than two cups of coffee a day or risk giving birth to underweight babies, according to a health ... Read more...

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Coal India’s fuel supply deal likely to be deferred


June 20th, 2008 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 20 (IANS)The proposed fuel supply agreement (FSA) between Coal India (CIL) and its customers, scheduled to be finalised June 30, may get deferred, company chairman Partha S. Bhattacharyya said ... Read more...

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Third of UKs baby rice has unsafe levels of arsenic


April 30th, 2008 - 1:54 pm ICT by admin
London, Apr 30 (ANI): A third of the baby rice sold in UK supermarkets contains unsafe levels of inorganic arsenic warn researchers from Aberdeen University.The finding could mean that some kids ... Read more...

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Six protestors shot dead in Dominican Republic


April 10th, 2008 - 4:55 pm ICT by admin
Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic), April 10 (IANS) At least six people have been killed and 19 arrested when police opened fire on protestors during nationwide demonstrations against price rise in the Dominican ... Read more...

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Artificial colourings ‘could be as damaging as leaded petrol’ for kids


April 7th, 2008 - 3:03 pm ICT by admin
London, Apr 7 (ANI): Artificial colourings may make food look attractive but it can be as harmful for a childs development as the leaded petrol, according to a new study.Previous ... Read more...

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Organic food not significantly healthier than ordinary foods


February 24th, 2008 - 1:29 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 24 (ANI): If you are spending extra bucks on organic food thinking that it is healthier than the ordinary foods, there are chances that youre being taken for a ride, ... Read more...

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Heavy peanut intake by parents can lead to allergies in kids


January 1st, 2008 - 2:14 pm ICT by admin
London, January 1 (ANI): A new study has shown that infants whose parents gorge on peanuts have a higher likelihood of developing allergies to them.Conducted for the Food Standards Agency by ... Read more...

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Spider-Man, Barbie being used to sell additive-laden food to kids


November 14th, 2007 - 8:30 am ICT by admin
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