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Compound in apple, onion can beat blood clots: Study


May 9th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS) Rutin, a chemical present in apple, orange, onion and green and black tea, not only keeps blood clots at bay but can also be part of ... Read more...

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Inflation falls to 6.89 percent in March


April 16th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Inflation declined marginally to 6.89 percent in March as compared to 6.95 percent in the previous month even as prices of vegetables, pulses and milk ... Read more...

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Pakistan-India border saw $154,000 trade on single day


February 19th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 19 (IANS) Goods worth more than $154,000 (Rs.14 million) were traded through the Pakistan-India border in Rawalakot on a single day Thursday, officials said.About 25 trucks carrying ... Read more...

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Researchers work out new, safer login system


February 19th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 19 (IANS) Our unique login identity, verified by the network server, may be user friendly, but suffers from three major flaws -- anonymity of communicating users, misplaced trust ... Read more...

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Indian found dead in UAE


February 12th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 12 (IANS) An Indian, working as a porter in Dubai, was found dead Sunday inside a container, police said.The 55-year-old man probably died due to lack of ... Read more...

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Food inflation drops sharply to 1.81 percent


December 22nd, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) India's annual food inflation fell sharply to 1.81 percent for the week ended Dec 10 as compared to 4.35 percent in the previous week ... Read more...

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Aniston’s teenage troubles


December 17th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 17 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Aniston, who was recently crowned the Hottest Woman of All Time in a new poll by Men's Health magazine, reveals she wasn't always ... Read more...

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Food inflation slips sharply to 4.35 percent


December 15th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) India's annual food inflation fell sharply to 4.35 percent for the week ended Dec 3, the lowest in nearly four years, as prices of onion, ... Read more...

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Food inflation falls to 8 percent; to drop further: Pranab (Lead)


December 1st, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) India's food inflation fell sharply to 8 percent for the week ended Nov 19 as compared to 9.01 percent in the previous week - ... Read more...

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Pakistan floods hit crucial crops


October 8th, 2011 - 5:58 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 8 (IANS) Twenty-six percent of paddy, 75 percent of cotton and almost the entire melon crops in Pakistan's Sindh province have perished in floods. Sugarcane and banana also ... Read more...

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Wheat, rice cheaper in Pakistan than India


September 20th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) The prices of wheat, rice, chicken and garlic are lower in Pakistan than in India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, authorities said.The National Price Monitoring Committee said ... Read more...

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Reducing food inflation will take some time: Pranab


September 3rd, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 3 (IANS) Conceding that double-digit food inflation is worrisome, union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Saturday said the monetary policies of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will ... 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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Food inflation eases to 8.53 percent


May 5th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) India's food inflation declined marginally to 8.53 percent for the week ended April 23 compared to 8.76 percent recorded in the previous week as prices ... Read more...

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The Onion spoof ‘The New York Times’


April 26th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, April 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Onion has got a high profile victim on its list of ‘fooled’ news outlets. The New York Times fell for a story carried by ... Read more...

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Indian Army distributes high yielding hybrid seeds to J-K villagers


March 30th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by ANI
Leh, Mar 30 (ANI): As a part of its co-operation with the general public, the Indian Army distributed high yielding hybrid seeds to the locals villagers in Jammu and Kashmir's Ladakh region.Around ... Read more...

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UK teacher ’sprayed Asian pupils with air freshener for smelling of curry’


February 15th, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 15 (ANI): A nursery teacher in Britain has been accused of humiliating her Asian pupils by spraying air freshener over them because they smelled of curry in the mornings.Elizabeth Davies, ... Read more...

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Us Weekly sorry over using fake Sarah Palin quotes


February 12th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): Celebrity gossip magazine, Us Weekly, has apologized to Former Alaska Governor Sarah Plain for using her fake quotes.Us Weekly ran a story quoting Palin demanding that Christina ... Read more...

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Food inflation falls to 13.07 percent


February 10th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) India's annual food inflation dropped by nearly four percentage points to 13.07 percent for the week ended Jan 29 -- the lowest level in nearly one-and-a-half months ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu to set up more vegetable shops, farmer markets


January 14th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 14 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government Friday decided to open more vegetable shops and farmer markets to sell vegetables at cheap rates and to ask the central government to re-impose ... Read more...

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Sankranti 2010 Could Bring An End To Onion Woes For Indians


January 13th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Indian government is trying to cope with skyrocketing onion price affecting various parts of the country, the only solace being Makar Sankranti can put an ... Read more...

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Onion Sportsdome has everyone in splits


January 12th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are so many bad news in the United States today so any means to turn those worrying news to something to laugh about is welcomed.That ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh holds meeting on price rise


January 11th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Tuesday held a high level meeting on spiralling food prices and to conduct a review on food inflation, which ... Read more...

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Pak onion exporters demand reopening of Wagah border


January 11th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 11(ANI): Pakistan's onion exporters have urged the federal government to allow the export of onions to India through the Wagah border in Lahore.Pakistan has imposed a complete ban on the ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh to preside over meet on inflation


January 11th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, will on Tuesday preside over a meeting to tackle spiralling food prices and review food inflation, which has gone past ... Read more...

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PM calls emergency meeting on inflation Tuesday


January 10th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has called an emergency meeting Tuesday morning to review the spiralling inflation and the rise in prices of essential goods, an official ... Read more...

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Onion price hike hits Indian consumers


January 9th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by ANI
Siliguri/Jaipur/New Delhi, Jan 9 (ANI): The skyrocketing prices of essential commodities, especially onions, have left the middle and poor class families a worried lot in various parts of India.T K Ghosh, ... Read more...

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Income tax raid unearths 7,000 kg onion


January 7th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 7 (IANS) A hidden stock of 7,000 kg of onion was Friday unearthed by income tax inspectors in a raid at a state-run vegetable marketing outlet (mandi) here.The two wholesale ... Read more...

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Rising inflation: Pranab Mukherjee asks CMs to crack down on hoarders


January 7th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 7 (ANI): Expressing concern over the rising inflation, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has written a letter to various State Chief Ministers asking them to crack down on hoarders ... Read more...

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Pranab Mukherjee expresses concern over food inflation


January 6th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 6 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said that food inflation, which stood at 18.32 per cent for the week ending December 25, 2010, remained an area ... Read more...

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Some superstitions about money


January 3rd, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Several people try to give meaning to what money really is and isn’t. It is common to hear phrases like; money is the root of all ... Read more...

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Govt. will take more steps to check price rise: Mukherjee


December 30th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 30 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, expressing his concern over food inflation, which accelerated to a ten-week high in mid-December on rising prices of vegetables, on Thursday ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh to raid onion traders


December 28th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 28 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government has asked collectors of all 18 districts to check soaring prices of onions by raiding those hoarding the commodity, officials said Tuesday.The retail price of ... Read more...

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Indian onions crisis baffles Indian PM Manmohan Singh


December 22nd, 2010 - 10:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Delhi, Dec 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Indian government is finding ways to ensure that soaring prices of onions in the country are checked.It ought to be mentioned that the price of ... Read more...

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BJP to hold ‘loan mela’ for onions


December 22nd, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 22 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh unit of the Bhartiya Janta Party will organise 'Onion Loan' demonstrations in every district of the state Thursday to protest the rising prices of the ... Read more...

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