UP to explore unconventional sources to meet power shortage

August 14th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 14 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Tuesday asked officials to explore non-conventional sources of energy to bridge the demand-supply gap in power.Saying that non-availability of power ... Read more...

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Bhairavi Jaikishan presents new style at LFW

August 6th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Designer Bhairavi Jaikishan showcased an elegant variety of Indian cocktail wear for women here at the ongoing Lakme Fashion Week-Winter Festive 2012. Known for using pastel ... Read more...

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Dean Jones becomes a professional golfer

July 11th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 11 (IANS) Former Australian batsman Dean Jones has traded his cricket bat for golf clubs as he announced Wednesday that he will compete on the Australian seniors tour ... Read more...

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Gayle shines in Zimbabwe T20 event

December 3rd, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Harare, Dec 3 (IANS/CMC) Former West Indies captain Chris Gayle shone again but his Matabeleland Tuskers came up short once more, losing their Stanbic Bank T20 Series semi-final by seven wickets ... Read more...

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Spice up broccoli to fight cancer better

September 14th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) Mixing fresh broccoli with a spicy food that contains enzyme myrosinase boosts its cancer-fighting ability, a new study says.The enzyme also ensures that the item is ... Read more...

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Burger weighing 777 pounds sets new record

July 5th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Alameda, July 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new record for the biggest hamburger has been entered into the Guinness Book of Records. The new burger weighs 777 pounds. The previous record holder ... Read more...

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Farmers warned as rains predicted in Haryana

April 16th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 15 (IANS) Increasing the worries of farmers, meteorological officials Friday predicted that light to moderate rainfall and thundershowers could lash most parts of Haryana during the next two ... Read more...

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New weight loss plan, ‘The 17 Day Diet’, goes viral

April 8th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 8 (ANI): A new diet plan that promises to help people lose weight for a lifetime has gone viral, after appearing on social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter, ... Read more...

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7 hurt in shooting at hot dog stand in Venezuela

April 5th, 2011 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, April 5 (IANS/EFE) Seven people were injured in a gunfight that broke out at a hot dog stand here, a media report said.Three police officials, the vendor's son and ... Read more...

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Hussey brings a lot to our team, says Clarke

March 9th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 9 (IANS) Australian vice-captain Michael Clarke Wednesday said the inclusion of veteran Michael Hussey will prompt their opponents to see the defending champions in a new light.The 35-year-old ... Read more...

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Heavy showers lash Taj city

February 15th, 2011 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 15 (IANS) Heavy showers lashed the Taj city early Tuesday. Hail was also seen in some parts and the weatherman has predicted more rain."The Taj looks dazzling after the unexpected ... Read more...

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Heston Blumenthal Serves Worm Pizza To Kids In Hospital

February 8th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Feb 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Heston Blumenthal, the chef best known for his weird but tasty culinary inventions, tried out something completely different once more, and yet again, his experiment turned ... Read more...

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Bright sun, kites mark Punjab’s Basant Panchami celebrations

February 8th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 8 (IANS) Overcast conditions and rainfall in many parts of Punjab since the last two days made way for a clear sky and bright sunshine Tuesday as people observed the ... Read more...

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Assamese looking forward to a better tomorrow following militancy decline

January 14th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Jan 14 (ANI): The decline of militant activities in the northeast has given a fillip to development activities and employment generation here, and this is gradually transforming the lives of those ... Read more...

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Cold wave damages crop in Uttar Pradesh, worries farmers

January 12th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Jan 12 (ANI): The agricultural belt around Lucknow has been badly affected by the cold wave sweeping across the state.Farmers said they feared heavy losses due to the cold weather that ... Read more...

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Britain hoards 295 mn pounds worth of outdated food

January 6th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 6 (IANS) Sixty percent of British women deliberately feed their husbands outdated food, and a staggering 295 million pounds worth of packaged food well past its use-by date has been ... Read more...

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Akshay plans holiday in Goa for Twinkle’s birthday

December 28th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) A family holiday is the only thing on Akshay Kumar's mind after the release of "Tees Maar Khan". So the Bollywood star is off ... Read more...

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Rajasthan farmers use bio-ash to increase onion yield

December 27th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by ANI
By Sarika SinghBilota (Rajasthan), Dec.27 (ANI): Farmers in Rajasthan's Bilota village are using bio-ash, a by-product from a nearby factory, as it has increased onion yield this year with around 200-250 quintals.Apart ... Read more...

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Bikini models scorch the ramp at WIFW

October 26th, 2010 - 1:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Bikini-clad models dazzled as they walked the ramp for fashion designer Sanchita as she showcased her spring/summer collection on the third day of the Wills Lifestyle India ... Read more...

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Rejuvenated Ponting set to enjoy most fruitful 12 months of his career: Clarke

September 29th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep 29 (ANI): Disputing former captain Mark Taylor's view that Ricky Ponting's career was on the downslide, vice-captain Michael Clarke has said that the Australian captain is about to enjoy the ... Read more...

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Fizzy drinks light up pain sensors set off by spicy food

September 29th, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 29 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the carbon dioxide in fizzy beverages sets off the same pain sensors in the nasal cavity as mustard and horseradish."Carbonation evokes two ... Read more...

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Vikram Phadnis closes Blenders Pride Fashion Tour in capital

August 23rd, 2010 - 2:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Designer Vikram Phadnis brought the curtains down to the Delhi leg of the 6th edition of the Seagram's Blenders Pride Fashion Tour Sunday night with his vivid ... Read more...

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British PM gorges on roadside hot dog

July 22nd, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 22 (IANS) David Cameron was treated to a roadside hot dog by New York mayor Michael Bloomberg after the British prime minister arrived in the city for his ... Read more...

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Hot Dog Eating Contest goes berserk after ex-champ creates havoc

July 5th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 05 (ANI): A hot-dogs eating competition turned awry when Sidelined hot dog titan Takeru Kobayashi stormed the stage after he could not participate in the event due to a ... Read more...

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Man gobbles 54 hot dogs in 10 minutes

July 5th, 2010 - 9:26 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 5 (DPA) A 26-year-old man devoured 54 hot dogs in 10 minutes to win a popular annual eating competition. It was the fourth consecutive win at Nathan's Famous Hot Dog ... Read more...

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Incessant rains damage mustard crop in Kashmir

May 23rd, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
Anantnag (J-K), May 23 (ANI): Continuous rains for nearly two months have damaged mature mustard crop in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag region.Mustard is sown in September-October after paddy is harvested. As temperatures ... Read more...

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Increase production of oilseeds, states told

April 3rd, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) The central government has asked the states to increase the production of oilseeds as the requirement of the crop in the country is continuously increasing. "The domestic production ... Read more...

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Clarke backs all-rounder Smith will perform in ODIs

February 18th, 2010 - 11:22 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb.18 (ANI): Australia vice-captain Michael Clarke has said that leg-spinning all-rounder Steve Smith's selection in the national one-day squad is a welcome development, and added that Smith should see his inclusion ... Read more...

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Emami ropes in Dhoni, Preity Zinta as brand ambassadors

February 3rd, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 3 (IANS) The Emami group has roped in Indian cricket skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni and actress Preity Zinta as brand ambassadors for a yet to be launched edible oil brand, ... Read more...

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Drizzle dampens holiday revelry at Taj

January 3rd, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 3 (IANS) A slight drizzle Sunday afternoon forced visitors to the Taj Mahal, who had come to enjoy a longish weekend, to run for shelter. The Taj and other monuments ... Read more...

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Is Britney Spears engaged?

December 7th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 7 (ANI): Britney Spears was recently spotted wearing what seemed like an engagement ring.The pop princess, 28, was seen in a plush mustard jacket after dinner with her beau ... Read more...

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French firm organises camp for Haryana farmers

October 29th, 2009 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Ambala, Oct 29 (IANS) French retailer Carrefour Thursday organised a farmer empowerment camp in Mithapur village in this Haryana district with an objective to train them for improving the yield and quality ... Read more...

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KAZO’s new autumn/winter 09 collections for women

October 20th, 2009 - 7:03 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
KAZO has launched its new autumn/winter 09 collection for women. The line has a modern feel and the designs are versatile. KAZO, which is an affordable range, has chosen a trendy style.The ... Read more...

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Ahuja Sons launches Pashmina shawls

October 11th, 2009 - 7:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 11 (ANI): The Delhi based Ahuja Sons a woollen materials production and marketing company, launched its new range of exquisite hand woven Kashmiri shawls known as Pashmina on Saturday.A ... Read more...

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Former “Bachelor” Aaron Buerge Plans To Tie The Knot

August 3rd, 2009 - 6:11 pm ICT by GD
It was in the year 2002 during the second season of "The Bachelor" that Aaron Buerge proposed to Helene Eksterowicz in the season grand finale by presenting her a ring. But the ... Read more...

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