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Pawan Shankar’s litti-chokha treat on sets (TV Snippets) (With Images)


June 22nd, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Actor Pawan Shankar's "Kya Hua Tera Vaada" team was delighted when he brought a lunch box full of popular Bihari delicacy - litti-chokha.It was a welcome ... Read more...

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Government probing speculation in agri commodities


April 13th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Concerned over excessive speculation leading to price fluctuation of some essential commodities being traded at the Forward Markets Commission recently, the government Friday said it ... Read more...

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Proposed food bill will burden states: Dhumal


December 28th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 28 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Wednesday expressed his reservations to the draft Food Security Bill, 2011, saying the central government is burdening the states ... Read more...

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Pastel-shaded return of traditional diyas this Diwali


October 25th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Oct 25 (IANS) It is not always about the bright flames that diyas appear to offer out of cupped palms of baked clay. Sometimes, especially these days here, the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Four prisoners attempt suicide


October 22nd, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Oct 22 (IANS) Four prisoners attempted suicide by drinking poison in Jharkhand's Gumla district jail Saturday, police sources said. However, jail authorities maintained they fell ill after taking some ... Read more...

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24 commodities dearer in Pakistan in Ramzan’s first week


August 7th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 7 (IANS) The prices of 24 essential commodities have gone up across Pakistan in the first week of Ramzan, affecting the poor and middle-class people the most, a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Beat diabetes with a wheat and rice free diet


August 5th, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Forget the much advertised cornflake or the humble roti and rice -- they can kill. Workday menus of Indians living in big cities are being ... Read more...

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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...

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Priority to more foodgrain production to curb inflation: Pranab


March 1st, 2011 - 1:41 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata/New Delhi, March 1(IANS) Pointing to the existence of a supply-demand gap in foodgrain which is causing prices of essentials to soar, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday said he has given ... Read more...

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Food prices stable in Delhi Jan 14-20: Government


January 21st, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The government said Friday that the prices of main food commodities were stable in Delhi during the week Jan 14-20."As per data compiled by the Price Monitoring ... Read more...

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Prices remain high in Delhi


January 21st, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Prices of edible oil increased and those of essential food commodities remained high in the national capital despite a slew of anti-inflationary measures undertaken by the ... Read more...

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Kashmir, where rumours ride horses, facts travel barefoot (Feature)


June 18th, 2010 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
By F. Ahmed Srinagar, June 18 (IANS) Bustling markets, clogged roads and the loud voices of pavement vendors selling their merchandise can all suddenly turn into deserted streets where even a pin drop ... Read more...

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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 |

Mystery disease leaves two girls dead in Haryana village


May 23rd, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 23 (IANS) Panic has spread in Samlehri village of Haryana's Ambala district after two girls died and 40 other patients were referred to a hospital following a mysterious disease. Both girls, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Major food commodity prices steady: Government


May 14th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) The prices of wheat, rice and sugar have remained steady at the weekend at most of the reporting centres where rates are monitored by the consumer ... Read more...

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Prices of wheat, rice steady, sugar declines: Government


April 30th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Prices of wheat and rice largely remained steady or declined while sugar continued to decline at most places across India over the week ending Thursday, the government ... Read more...

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375 gm of oil sparks 27-year legal ordeal


April 7th, 2010 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
By Rana Ajit New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Twenty seven years after a grocer was held guilty of selling adulterated oil and set about to prove his innocence, the Supreme Court has rejected ... Read more...

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Prices of sugar, pulses have declined, says government


March 23rd, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Prices of sugar and pulses declined in most places across the country in the week ending March 17, the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution ... Read more...

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With music and march, BSF’s camel riders to enthral again (Feature)


January 24th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Sahil Makkar New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Moustachioed and fierce-looking, they will come riding camels that march with magical precision. India's border guards will regale spectators for the 35th time at ... Read more...

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Lucknow Zoo gives hot oil massage to elephants to beat the cold


December 31st, 2009 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Dec 31 (ANI): With temperatures dipping across northern India, elephants at the Lucknow zoo are being given mustard oil massages to keep them warm.They are also given warm baths in winter.Two ... 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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Adulterated edible oil seized in Punjab


September 27th, 2009 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Ludhiana, Sep 26 (IANS) Punjab officials seized 68,350 litres of sub-standard edible oil hoarded in a storehouse here Saturday. "We had got a tip-off that some people are running a business of ... Read more...

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Oil factory raided in Ludhiana


September 26th, 2009 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Ludhiana, Sept 26 (ANI): Health department officials of Ludhiana raided an oil-manufacturing unit on Saturday, seizing over 60,000 litres of suspected adulterated oil.Maninder Singh, Chief Medical Officer, health department who led ... Read more...

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Fake ghee factory busted in Uttar Pradesh


September 7th, 2009 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 7 (IANS) The crime branch of the Lucknow police Monday busted a fake ghee manufacturing unit in posh Gomtinagar locality and arrested two people, including the owner of the factory, ... Read more...

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Jharkhand opens food outlets in drought-hit areas


August 20th, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 20 (IANS) Faced with a drought-like situation in all 24 districts of the state, the Jharkhand government has opened around 150 outlets to sell essential food items at ... Read more...

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Inflation at fifteen months low of 3.36 percent, policy rates may ease


February 26th, 2009 - 7:19 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 26 (ANI): Inflation declined to a fifteen month low of 3.36 percent during the week ended February 14 against 3.92 percent in the previous week.The 0.56 low was caused ... Read more...

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A major fire breaks out in an oil mill in Kolkata


February 10th, 2009 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Feb 10 (ANI): A major fire broke out in an oil mill in Kolkata this morning. The fire broke out in the shed housing the warehouse and office of the mustard ... Read more...

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Inflation rate declines to eight percent, lowest in seven months


December 11th, 2008 - 7:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 11 (ANI): Indias inflation rate continued its southward movement and declined to eight per cent for the week ended on November 29 from 8.4 per cent in the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Bangladeshi, Indian artists focus on Dhaka’s street culture


November 13th, 2008 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 13 (IANS) Artists and photographers from Bangladesh and India have teamed up to focus on what they call "Jhaal Muri Dhaka street culture", capturing the national capital's life on the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India’s annual rate of inflation moderates to 11.44 percent (Lead)


October 16th, 2008 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) India's annual rate of inflation has moderated to 11.44 percent for the week ended Oct 4, coming as a big relief to the government that is grappling ... Read more...

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Inflation drops further, stands at 11.44 percent


October 16th, 2008 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) India's annual rate of inflation has further moderated, dropping to 11.44 percent for the week ended Oct 4, as compared to 11.8 the previous week, fresh government ... Read more...

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Inflation remains unchanged at 12.14 percent (Lead)


September 25th, 2008 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) India's annual rate of inflation remained unchanged at the previous week's level of 12.14 percent for the week ended Sep 13, fresh data showed Thursday.The inflation rate, ... Read more...

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Inflation remains unchanged at 12.14 percent


September 25th, 2008 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) India's annual rate of inflation remained unchanged at the previous week's level of 12.14 percent for the week ended Sep 13, fresh data showed Thursday.The inflation rate, ... Read more...

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Inflation rises to 12.14 percent


September 18th, 2008 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) After three successive weeks of decline, India's annual rate of inflation moved up marginally to 12.14 percent for the week ended Sep 6 from to 12.1 percent ... Read more...

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Inflation falls, government hopes for further moderation (Lead)


September 4th, 2008 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) With inflation moderating to 12.34 percent for the week ended Aug 23 from 12.4 percent the week before, India Thursday hoped for further softening of inflationary trends.Commerce ... Read more...

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