Fridge most important innovation in food history

September 14th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 14 (IANS) The refrigerator has pipped pasteurisation, microwaves and pots, knives and eating utensils to be named the most important innovation in the history of food and drink, ... Read more...

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McDonald’s staff caught selling stale food

March 16th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 16 (IANS) A McDonald's restaurant here has been found selling food that should have been thrown away, Shanghai Daily reported Friday.Staff were also seen changing expiry dates and, ... Read more...

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Common metal could efficiently produce fuel from sunlight

January 20th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): A new study has found that a common metal found in self-cleaning ovens could efficiently convert sunlight into fuel.Sossina Haile, at the California Institute of Technology, found that ... Read more...

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Jessica Alba to cook Christmas meal for 84 people

December 21st, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 21 (ANI): Actress Jessica Alba has revealed that she will be cooking a Christmas dinner for 84 people.Alba, 29, is hosting Christmas at her Los Angeles home for her huge ... Read more...

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Ovens warm up, pans begin to sizzle in India’s Christmas capital (With Recipes)

December 20th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, Dec 20 (IANS) Pots and pans have begun rattling furiously in Goa's Christian homes. With Christmas around the corner, a soft, sweet-smelling haze has begun wafting around ovens and ... Read more...

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Sundarbans faces threat from charcoal smugglers

October 31st, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 31 (IANS) The endangered ecology of the Sundarbans that straddle Bangladesh and India is facing a new challenge from poachers who chop down and burn the trees to sell charcoal ... Read more...

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NASA declares Phoenix Mars lander dead

May 25th, 2010 - 7:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 25 (DPA) A robotic lander that confirmed the presence of ice on Mars was confirmed dead by NASA scientists Monday. The Phoenix Mars lander was damaged by harsh conditions during the ... Read more...

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Pizzas in Naples being baked using wood from stolen coffins?

May 19th, 2010 - 1:49 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Naples, May 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) This news is sure going to leave a bad taste in the mouth. There are reports that restaurants are using wood from stolen coffins to bake their ... Read more...

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Are Pizzerias In Naples Using Stolen Coffin Wood For Cooking?

May 19th, 2010 - 1:48 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Investigators are working on a very disturbing case in Naples, Italy involving pizzas which may have been cooked with the wood of stolen coffins. These famous pizzas, which ... Read more...

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Girl Scout Cookies Recalled

February 27th, 2010 - 2:27 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Feb 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Girl Scouts want their cookies back! No, not seriously, although they have announced a recall on their Lemon Chalete Cremes. According to reports by The Better Business ... Read more...

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Facebook removes ‘hookers’ page after sex workers’ condemnation

February 12th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 12 (ANI): Facebook has removed a controversial page after sex workers criticised it for seemingly advocating killing prostitutes.The page, said to have been set up by Catholic school pupils ... Read more...

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German home appliance major enters Indian market

October 27th, 2009 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Miele, Germany-based manufacturer of high-end domestic appliances, Tuesday launched its high-end products in the Indian market. "We have spent six years understanding the Indian market and ... Read more...

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Archaeologists may have unearthed beer hall of ancient Viking kings in Denmark

October 19th, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Copenhagen, October 19 (ANI): Archaeologists have unearthed a large mud building in Denmark, which may have been a cult place or beer hall of the ancient Viking kings.According to a report in ... Read more...

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Efforts on to revive tradition of Sanjha Chulahs in Punjab

July 8th, 2009 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
By Avtar SinghFazilika (Punjab), July 8 (ANI): Sanjha Chulha or, traditional common oven has been a part of Punjabi tradition for ages, however, it has been losing it popularity for quite ... Read more...

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Scientists reveal formula for perfect Yorkshire pudding

November 13th, 2008 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 13 (ANI): Researchers have discovered the secret of the perfect Yorkshire pudding - it must rise to four inches in height. According to the Royal Society of Chemistry, a Yorkshire ... Read more...

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Phoenix Mars lander examines new soil sample

August 23rd, 2008 - 9:17 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 23 (DPA) The Phoenix Mars lander is examining a sample of soil from an "intermediate depth" of the Martian earth to determine if it is different from dirt at the ... Read more...

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New Mars finding dims chance of life

August 6th, 2008 - 8:33 am ICT by IANS
DPA Washington, Aug 6 (DPA) A NASA rover on Mars has discovered a toxin in soil on the north pole, diminishing the likelihood of finding life on the red planet, space agency officials ... Read more...

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Crispy Duck to go off the menu in Britain

July 21st, 2008 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 21 (ANI): Brits will no longer get to savour their favourite Chinese dish of Crispy Duck - as ovens used to prepare the dish do not comply with EU ... Read more...

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Phoenix Mars Lander scoops up almost perfect icy soil for analysis

July 2nd, 2008 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 2 (ANI): NASAs Phoenix Mars Lander has scooped up little piles of almost perfect icy soil from the surface of the Red Planet, which would be analyzed further.The icy ... Read more...

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NASAs Phoenix Mars Landers oven baking soil upto expectations

June 18th, 2008 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18 (ANI): NASAs Phoenix Mars Lander is baking its first sample of Martian soil, while its robotic arm continues to dig deeper into the soil to learn more about ... Read more...

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NASAs Phoenix probe begins search for water in Martian soil

June 7th, 2008 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 7 (ANI): NASAs Phoenix Mars Lander, which touched down on the surface of the Red Planet on May 26, has begin testing Martian soil for traces of water.After two ... Read more...

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Chandigarh’s ‘Nonsense Club’ launches mobile ovens to lampoon fuel price hike

June 6th, 2008 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, June 6 (ANI): Members of Chandigarh's 'Nonsense Club' lampooned the fuel price hike by launching mobile ovens to make bread for the common man. In a hard hitting political satire, members ... Read more...

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Holy smoke of pongala festival covers Kerala capital

February 22nd, 2008 - 2:01 pm ICT by admin
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 22 (IANS) The capital of Kerala was Friday covered by an umbrella of smoke belching out of hundreds of thousands firewood ovens lit to cook an offering of rice in ... Read more...

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