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Mallika misses mom’s ‘aalu paratha’


May 11th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Actress Mallika Sherawat, known for her bold onscreen avatar, uses her mother's maiden name and says she misses the 'aalu parathas' made by her the ... Read more...

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Feasting on Holi delicacies (Recipes)


March 6th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Gujiyas, malpuas, bhang and thandai...The festival of colours is never complete without an elaborate platter of mouth-watering sweets and intoxicants. So here are some popular Holi recipes as the festival comes ... Read more...

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‘Use canola or olive oil for better health’


January 11th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) When a recipe calls for ghee or butter, substitute it with canola or olive oil for better health. Both these oils can help you to ... Read more...

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Rakhi Sawant praises Raj Thackeray (Lead)


January 3rd, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 3 (IANS) Bollywood's item girl Rakhi Sawant, known for making headlines with bold statements, seems to have taken a fancy for politicians. After confessing she has a ... Read more...

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Now, Rakhi Sawant praises Raj Thackeray


January 3rd, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 3 (IANS) Bollywood's item girl Rakhi Sawant, known for making headlines with her bold statements, seems to have taken a fancy for politicians. After confessing that she ... Read more...

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Mughal era broth evolves in old Delhi bylanes (Feature)


September 23rd, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) It was originally a morning meal for the poor. Rich in texture and weighty on the stomach, the meaty Mughal era broth called nahari used ... Read more...

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Lamp with five kg ghee burns for India’s victory


April 2nd, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 2 (IANS) A lamp with five kilogram of ghee that was lit at an Orissa temple before the World Cup semifinal at Mohali continues to burn ... Read more...

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Omani university develops low-fat ‘halwa’


February 21st, 2011 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
Muscat, Feb 21 (IANS) A research team from a university in Oman has developed what it terms as "healthy halwa", a sweet dish with low fat alternatives.Mohammad Shafiur Rahman, a professor ... Read more...

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Scientists to develop ‘healthy’ Omani halwa


February 20th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Feb 20 (ANI): A research team from Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) is developing low-fat Omani halwa-a symbol of Omani hospitality.Mohammad Shafiur Rahman of the Department of Food Science and Nutrition has ... Read more...

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Karnataka town mourns loss of its famous son


January 24th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Gadag (Karnataka) Jan 24 (IANS) People of this north Karnataka town, where Pandit Bhimsen Joshi was born, were in mourning Monday, having lost their famous son who ran away from home at ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu celebrates Pongal with sweet dish and thanksgiving


January 15th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 15 (IANS) The aroma of ghee and fried cashew wafted through homes in Tamil Nadu as people cooked the traditional Chakarai Pongal dish - made with rice, jaggery and milk ... Read more...

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Malay Indians to celebrate Pongal in grand way


January 14th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Petaling Jaya, Jan 14 (ANI): Hindu temples across Malaysia are gearing up to celebrate Pongal or the harvest festival this weekend in a grand way.The Pongal festival, celebrated by Indians in Malaysia, ... Read more...

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Labourers decline work as aid flows in flood-hit Pakistan


December 1st, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 1 (IANS) Labourers are shying away from taking on work in flood-hit areas of Pakistan due to the deluge of free aid, said a media report that pointed out when ... Read more...

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Milkfed lacks money to fight patent battle with NRI firm


November 7th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, Nov 7 (IANS) Due to financial constraints, Milkfed Punjab has been unable to take legal action against a company that has been selling milk products in the US ... Read more...

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Milkfed Punjab yet to recover its Gulf exports


October 30th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, Oct 30 (IANS) Milkfed Punjab is still coping with the financial jolt it suffered following recession as exports of its desi ghee, which had declined sharply, are yet to ... Read more...

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Haleem gets Geographical Indication status


September 7th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by ANI
By RanjeetHyderabad, Sep.7 (ANI): The savoured Haleem dish, a mouth-watering delicacy of Hyderabad, has been awarded the coveted Geographical Indication (GI) status, clearing the way for a possible patentin the future.It will ... Read more...

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Janmashtami celebrations: 170 ‘govindas’ injured across Mumbai


September 2nd, 2010 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) Several "Govindas" were injured Thursday, some critically, across Mumbai while they formed human pyramids to reach 'dahi handis' - pots of curd - suspended high above the ... Read more...

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‘Desi Food Truck’ tickling many a palate in the Big Apple


August 28th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 28 (ANI): Do you crave for Indian food in the streets of New York? The 'Desi Food Truck' is the answer to your home-food woes.Down the Fifth Avenue and ... Read more...

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3,500 Kg fake ‘ghee’ seized in Jaipur


July 30th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, July 30 (ANI): About 3,500 kilograms of fake 'ghee' or clarified butter was seized in Rajasthan's Jaipur city on Friday.The police raided the spot and found over three tonnes of fake ... Read more...

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Meerut hangman wants to prepare noose for Kasab


May 7th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Meerut, May 7 (IANS) Decades after his father hanged the assassins of prime minister Indira Gandhi, Mammu Singh says he wants to hang Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Amir Kasab for his role in ... Read more...

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Fire at oil mill in Thane under control (Lead)


April 13th, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) A fire that erupted Tuesday in an oil mill in the adjoining district of Thane was brought under control after 12 hours, police said. No casualties have been ... Read more...

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Haryana temple gets foreign currency


March 24th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 24 (IANS) A Hindu temple in Haryana has got a Navratras bonanza: donations in US, Australian and New Zealand dollars as well as British pounds. The Mata Mansa Devi shrine in ... Read more...

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NFL Combine Results 2010 Come Up With Some Surprises


March 3rd, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Indianapolis, March 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Like every year this year too Lucas Oil Stadium of Indianapolis played host not only to hundreds of young college football players but also to ... Read more...

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Bipasha Basu’s darkest secret


February 20th, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
February 20, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): If you thought Bipasha Basu was one of those people who starve to gain their superb body, you're wrong. The dusky beauty admitted to her binging ... Read more...

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Pongal celebrated with traditional fervour


January 14th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 14 (IANS) The Tamil harvest festival Pongal was celebrated with traditional fervour Thursday. The four-day Hindu festival thanking rain, sun and farm animals is a mini Diwali in Tamil Nadu - ... Read more...

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Mahodadhi Arati held in Puri to calm seas


January 4th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by ANI
Puri (Orissa), Jan 4 (ANI): Mahodadhi Arati was conducted at the Shankaryacharya Mutt of Gobardhan Peeth here on Sunday.The ritual was performed under the supervision of Nischalananda Saraswati."We consider sea as our ... Read more...

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Shrine that plays postman to god


December 27th, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Byomakesh Biswal Kaipadar (Orissa), Dec 27 (IANS) God's divine intervention can be sought in many ways -- you can pray silently, speak aloud or sing. Or you can drop a letter at ... Read more...

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Commodity prices shoot up in Jaipur


December 9th, 2009 - 8:44 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, Dec 9 (ANI) : Resident of Jaipur are facing problems due to the price rise of general commodities by 40 to 50 percent.Prices of essential food items, vegetables and items like ... Read more...

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Win vegetables at Jaspal Bhatti’s inflation stall


November 29th, 2009 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 28 (IANS) Even as Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee was delivering a lecture here Saturday on the revival of the Indian economy, Punjabi comedian Jaspal Bhatti was poking fun at ... Read more...

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Sabarimala sells 1.2 lakh cans of prasadam daily


November 22nd, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sabarimala (Kerala), Nov 22 (IANS) As many as 1.2 lakh cans of the special 'aravana prasadam' made out of rice, jaggery and coconut are being sold on an average every day at ... Read more...

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Diwali helpline starts getting SOS calls


October 17th, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) The festival of lights has begun. But even before the main Diwali festivities start Saturday evening, a Delhi-based plastic surgeon, who runs a 24-hour helpline, says that ... Read more...

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Three booked under NSA for selling fake milk products


October 14th, 2009 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 14 (IANS) Three businessmen in Madhya Pradesh's Gwalior district were booked under the stringent National Security Act (NSA) for allegedly trading in spurious milk products, police said. According to police ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir’s Bakarwal tribe think terrorism is decreasing in Poonch


October 12th, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Oct. 12 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir's Bakarwal tribe, which live a nomadic life, rearing sheep and goats, thinks that Poonch district is comparatively peaceful."Earlier, we were living under very harsh conditions. ... Read more...

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The fighting fit journey of Kashmir’s Bakerwal goatherds (Feature)


October 11th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
By F. Ahmed Srinagar, Oct 11 (IANS) The seasonal migration of the Bakerwals from the highland pastures of Kashmir Valley to their homes in the warmer Jammu region has begun and will see ... Read more...

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Rs.7.5 cr-worth spurious ghee seized in Madhya Pradesh


October 8th, 2009 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 8 (IANS) Spurious 'ghee' (clarified butter) worth Rs.7.5 crore was sized from Shajapur district in Madhya Pradesh, officials said Thursday. A joint team of the district administration and state's food and ... Read more...

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