Pranab avoided going to school, says elder sister

July 22nd, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kirnahar (West Bengal), July 22 (IANS) As a child, President-elect Pranab Mukherjee did not like to go to school but liked to play a priest, his elder sister Annapurna ... Read more...

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Hooka bars again banned in Gurgaon

July 6th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 6 (IANS) The district magistrate (DM) of Gurgaon Friday again invoked Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) for banning hooka bars in the district, an ... Read more...

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Tilaknagar Industries’ plants get ‘mega project’ status

April 17th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Liqour maker Tilaknagar Industries' new facility has been accorded "mega project" status by the Maharashtra government.The facility in Shrirampur has a 50-kilolitre per day (KLPD) molasses ... Read more...

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Hookah bars banned in Gurgaon

April 4th, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 3 (IANS) The Gurgaon administration Tuesday banned hookah bars in the entire district, a Haryana government spokesman said here."District Magistrate P.C. Meena has today (Tuesday) banned Hookah bars ... Read more...

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Kerala distilleries seek hike in liquor prices

December 20th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 20 (IANS) Even as sales of liquor and revenue earned by way of taxes on it are going up in Kerala, the 11 distilleries in the state are ... Read more...

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‘Hookah bars’ banned in Gurgaon

November 28th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Nov 28 (IANS) Authorities in Gurgaon Monday imposed a ban on the running of "Hookah bars" in the entire district with immediate effect.District Magistrate P.C. Meena Monday invoked Section ... Read more...

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Pumpkin Pie recipes

November 24th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
California, Nov 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Pies have different meaning to different people. For some, it is just another sweet meant to be enjoyed as a dessert. Other’s cherish the treat and wouldn’t ... Read more...

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Molasses extract helps in reducing obesity

July 12th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 12 (IANS) Supplementing your diet with a molasses extract could help you shed weight or reduce obesity, say researchersThe study, conducted on mice by Richard Weisinger at the ... Read more...

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Karnataka to allow beetroot for liquor production

May 10th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 10 (IANS) Beetroot growers in Karnataka can now say cheers as the state will allow its use to manufacture liquor."This will encourage farmers as beetroot can be grown ... Read more...

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LHC to be run for an extra yr to find the Higgs particle

December 11th, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec 11 (ANI): Scientists at CERN are planning to run the Large Hadron Collider for an extra year in order to find the Higgs particle - part of the mechanism ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh sugar mill handed over to industrialist

August 18th, 2010 - 1:39 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 18 (IANS) A recently disinvested sugar mill in Amroha district of Uttar Pradesh was Tuesday handed over to industrialist Ponty Chadda amid tight security. Kundan Sugar Mill in Amroha, about 400 ... Read more...

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Maya cracks the whip on UP sugar mills

January 16th, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 16 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has lodged complaint against 39 private sugar mills, accusing them of violating rules and norms with respect to procurement of sugarcane, weighment, payment and ... Read more...

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Lohri celebrated in Delhi with drum beats and bonfires

January 13th, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Braving the chill, thousands of residents of the capital Wednesday danced to the beats of the drum, lit bonfires and offered prayers to celebrate Lohri, a festival ... Read more...

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What is essential - liquor or food?

January 6th, 2010 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 6 (IANS) Is liquor an essential commodity? the Bombay High Court Wednesday asked the state government, pulling it up for its policy to permit liquor production from foodgrain. A division bench ... Read more...

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Lincoln’s favorite dish was Chicken Fricassee

February 17th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
This year the American's celebrated Abraham Lincoln, their 16th President's 200th birthday. Lincoln, born February 12, 1809, among the most admired and consequential American leaders and some place him at the top ... Read more...

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Why we simply cant resist sinful snacks

September 12th, 2008 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 12 (ANI): Why is it that we simply surrender to our cravings for sinful snacks despite determining to keep ourselves aloof from such foods? Well, Dutch researchers say that ... Read more...

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Shisha-smoking the latest fashion trend among youngsters in Islamabad

April 30th, 2008 - 1:56 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Apr 30 (ANI): Children below 18 who cant directly buy cigarettes off the shelf, throng the Shisha Houses spread across Islamabad to have a puff or two.Shisha means flavoured ... Read more...

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Customs duties on luxury goods may be cut: Kamal Nath

March 28th, 2008 - 8:58 pm ICT by admin
(Round-up)New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) India will seek to rationalise its high customs duty on luxury goods but maintain a high tariff on imported wines and spirits due to "discrimination" against Indian ... Read more...

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