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Indian cuisine is next main food fashion: Michelin chefs


September 20th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) As global cuisines touch base with their roots to appreciate locally-grown raw materials, a group of Michelin chefs from Britain and Australia say it ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

UAE sends food parcels to Pakistan’s tribal region


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 23 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has sent 20,000 food parcels costing a total of $1 million to be distributed among needy families in Pakistan's northwest ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Mumbai to host Global Pulses Conclave


February 8th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 8 (IANS) The Global Pulses Conclave (GPC), the first such meet in India for the pulses industry and trade, will be held here next week, the organisers said ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Health food for heart patients, diabetics


October 16th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) People suffering from heart diseases and diabetes should eat a lot of beans, soybean, tofu and lentils as these are rich in proteins and low ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Fish to brinjal fry…take your pick at Puja (Feature)


October 3rd, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 3 (IANS) From piping hot luchis to khichdi with a Bengali twist to lip-smacking fish dishes, foodies are spoilt for choice during the five-day Durga Puja, which seems ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

I write for Indian readers: Ashwin Sanghi


October 2nd, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 2 (IANS) From Jesus Christ in Kashmir to a modern Chanakya from Uttar Pradesh -- novelist Ashwin Sanghi, winner of the Vodafone Crossword Award in the popular ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Feast on yam leaf, jungle asparagus when in Himachal (Feature with images)


June 8th, 2011 - 9:34 am ICT by IANS
Ala (Himachal Pradesh), June 8 (IANS) You can begin with a baked yam leaf starter, move on to a dal slow cooked and sauteed in mustard oil and wind up ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Eating 3 bananas a day could ’slash stroke risk by 21pc’


April 6th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by ANI
London, Apr 6 (ANI): British and Italian researchers have found that eating three bananas cuts the risk of a stroke.They said that having one banana for breakfast, one for lunch and one ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Swami Vivekananda was fond of dal, American ice-cream: New biography


April 4th, 2011 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Swami Vivekananda, the 20th century visionary and founder of the Ramakrishna Mission, loved lentils, especially the 'kalai', a traditional Bengali variety cooked with fennel, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

US gives $4.2 million to Sri Lanka


March 9th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 9 (IANS) The US has announced a donation of $4.2 million to support the return of Tamils displaced by the Sri Lankan war.The contribution will come from the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mamata relaxing after presenting a spirited budget


February 26th, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) A day after Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee presented the rail budget in parliament Friday, the spirited lady relaxed at home and relished the weekend. The 90-minute ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Thousands of Bangladeshi workers trapped in Libya


February 24th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 24 (IANS) Bangladesh has sought help from international organisations for thousands of its nationals trapped in Libya. An estimated 50,000 Bangladeshis are working in Libya and most of them ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Right diet, rest, key to high marks: Experts


February 5th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) Students stressed about upcoming exams should focus on having a protein-rich diet and taking regular breaks between study sessions to score well, experts said here Saturday.The first ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Gwyneth Paltrow’s fitness secret - detox


November 22nd, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): Gwyneth Paltrow has revealed that she follow a radical detox plan simply called Clean to keep herself fit."I have turned many of my friends on to this programme ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Obama will have to dine Indian style at Bukhara


October 31st, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Suhas Munshi New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) What is that Indian gastronomic delight that will tickle the taste buds of the world's most powerful man? The chefs of Bukhara restaurant here ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Paranthas, Punjabi dishes a hit at Games Village


October 10th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Foreign athletes at the Commonwealth Games Village are taking a fancy towards paranthas, pastas and Punjabi dishes, says Village executive chef Jatinder Uppal."Foreign athletes have taken a ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

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...

Posted in National |

A woman allergic to money, rainfall and more


August 23rd, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) A British woman is allergic to almost everything. She even gets a reaction from touching money and rainfall on her head. Yvonne Simon suffers from allergy from almost every ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Inquiry ordered after PM’s meal found adulterated


July 4th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by ANI
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), July 4 (ANI): Officials in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur city on Sunday ordered an inquiry after it was found that the food served to Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Sufficient stocks of foodgrains: Government


June 17th, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The government Thursday said the country has sufficient stocks of foodgrains and the food and public distribution department has been asked to constantly monitor the prices of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Prices remain high but India’s food inflation drops a tad


June 17th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) India's annual food inflation fell slightly to 16.12 percent for the week ended June 5 from 16.55 percent for the week before even as prices of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Hindus throng temples on Shani Jayanti


June 12th, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by ANI
Mathura (Uttar Pradesh) /Ahmednagar (Maharashtra), June 12 (ANI): A large number of devotees thronged temples here on Saturday to celebrate the birth anniversary of Shani Dev or, the Saturn God.Devotees made beelines ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Healthy diet could reverse Alzheimer’s early effects


June 9th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 9 (IANS) Early effects of Alzheimer's disease can be slowed or even reversed with the help of a healthy diet, according to Temple University researchers. In a previous study, researchers led ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Healthy diet may help fight Alzheimer’s


June 9th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 9 (ANI): A new study by researchers at Temple University has shown that patients in the early to moderate stages of Alzheimer's disease could have their cognitive impairment slowed or ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India cheers as monsoon arrives in Kerala (Night Lead)


May 31st, 2010 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 31 (IANS) Southwest monsoon, often called one of the most dramatic wind movements on earth that brings over two-thirds of India's rainfall and accounts for over half of its ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Blood group diets - a new way to fitness


May 5th, 2010 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) After hitting the gym, doing yoga and jogging, people are now trying blood group-based diets as experts say the secret to a fit body may ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Food inflation rises to 17.65 percent


April 22nd, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) India's annual food inflation rose to 17.65 percent for the week ended April 10 from 17.22 percent a week ago as prices of milk, fruits and lentils ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Food inflation drops marginally to 17.22 percent


April 15th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) India's annual food inflation dropped marginally to 17.22 percent for the week ended April 3 from 17.7 percent a week before even as prices of milk, fruits ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Food inflation up 17.7 percent


April 8th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) India's annual food inflation rose to 17.7 percent for the week ended March 27 from 16.35 percent a week before owing to a rise in the prices ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India’s food inflation falls even as index moves up a tad


March 25th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) India's annual food inflation fell marginally once again to 16.22 percent for the week ended March 13 from 16.3 percent for the week before even as prices ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Drop in lentils, cereal prices lowers food inflation


March 18th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) India's annual food inflation fell to 16.30 percent for the week ended March 6 from 17.81 percent a week before largely due to a drop in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Menu at Indo-Pak pow-wow


February 25th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.25 (ANI): So, what is in a menu you might ask. Oh a world and more. Especially, if it is to do with a high profile lunch hosted by the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Going veggie may do more harm to the environment than eating meat


February 12th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 12 (ANI): A new study has determined that becoming a vegetarian can do more harm to the environment than continuing to eat red meat.According to The Times, the study by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

PM says worst of food inflation over, public disagrees (Roundup)


February 6th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said the war on prices had only met with partial success, but assured the people the worst was over on curbing ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Uttar Pradesh farmers take up cultivation of lucrative pulses


December 20th, 2009 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Dec 20 (ANI): A majority of farmers in Uttar Pradesh diversified from their traditional crops and took up cultivation of pulses not only for self-consumption but also capitalise on the yield ... Read more...

Posted in National |

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