Palak paneer to tandoori - Indian food a hit in Helsinki (Feature) (With Images)

June 28th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, June 28 (IANS) When one thinks of this Land of the Midnight Sun, the first thing that comes to one's mind is reindeer meat. But this capital city of ... Read more...

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Coolers, sheds, mangos…beating summer blues at Delhi Zoo

May 9th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The coolers are on as are the water sprinklers. Bread is off the menu and kheer, melon, cucumber and ayurvedic medicines have been brought in. ... Read more...

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Christmas comes early to Singapore (Postcard from Singapore)

November 20th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Nov 20 (IANS) The timing could not have been more perfect. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his entourage landed here Saturday evening, just in time for the fairy ... Read more...

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Quiet Diwali for Tihar Jail’s VIP inmates

October 27th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) DMK MP Kanimozhi, former minister A. Raja and other VIPs in the Tihar Jail here celebrated Diwali on a low key, greeting fellow prisoners and ... Read more...

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Some food for thought for Anna supporters

August 20th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Holding a mike with a mini loudspeaker slung over his shoulder, 35-year-old Kamal Sharma roams around the Ramlila Maidan tent calling out to people to ... Read more...

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Shimla to go without milk from Friday

July 7th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 7 (IANS) Milk retailers in this Himachal Pradesh hill station have decided not to supply packaged milk for three days from Friday to demand a hike in commission ... Read more...

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Shimla goes without packaged milk

May 20th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 20 (IANS) Tourists and residents in Shimla might have to forgo milk in their tea for two days. Thousands of litres of pasteurized packaged milk will go waste ... Read more...

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Eateries at Jantar Mantar rake in the moolah

April 8th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) As hundreds of people gather at Jantar Mantar every day to support social activist Anna Hazare, who is on a fast-unto-death for a strong anti-graft ... Read more...

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After Amethi, Rahul makes waves in Lucknow

November 17th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 17 (IANS) Returning after a three-day tour of his Amethi constituency, Congress MP Rahul Gandhi created waves in this Uttar Pradesh capital Wednesday when he walked into a popular ... Read more...

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‘Julia Roberts likes Indian food, hates onions’

September 25th, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Julia Roberts surprised everyone by eating rice, chapati, aloo-gobi and mattar-paneer with her bare hands while filming "Eat Pray Love" in India last year, ... Read more...

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Lit-fest in Kerala? Why not Delhi

June 3rd, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashNew Delhi, June 3 (ANI): The first every Hay Festival of Literature and Arts is going to be held in Kerala this November and not in the capital, New ... Read more...

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Chandigarh’s Barbeque Nation hosts African food festival

December 12th, 2009 - 7:11 pm ICT by ANI
By Sunil ShramaChandigarh, Dec 12(ANI): A restaurant in Chandigarh recently organized an African barbeque food festival, which was not just about experiencing food, but also about the passion, which was truly African.The ... Read more...

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Himachal export firm to promote natural milk-based products in North India

July 26th, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 26 (ANI): Himalayan International, a food processing export oriented firm based in Himachal Pradesh,is set to enter the north Indian market,including Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and the Union ... Read more...

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British Speaker leads MPs into curry heaven

July 16th, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, July 16 (IANS) Order, order: British politicians are addicted to Indian food. And that comes from the Speaker himself.Prime Minister Gordon Brown and Finance Minister Alistair Darling ... Read more...

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I just love monsoons - Amruta Khanvilkar

July 2nd, 2009 - 3:34 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Q. Do you like rainy season? A. I just love monsoons.Q. What's the one thing you love the most about monsoon? A. Rain cleans our nature and motherland making it very beautiful. I ... Read more...

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Fasting and feasting - young Indians celebrate Navratra

March 30th, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Preeti Chopra, a 25-year-old media professional here, is on a diet of potatoes, rock salt, kuttu ka atta (black wheat flour) and fruits.Since ... Read more...

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Court orders judicial probe into Chennai police-lawyers clash

February 26th, 2009 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday ordered a judicial probe by a panel headed by former judge, Justice B.N. Shrikrishna, into alleged police excesses against striking Tamil Nadu lawyers ... Read more...

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You can enjoy Oriental food in Chandigarh

February 14th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
By Sunil Sharma Chandigarh, Feb.14 (ANI): Oriental food has traditionally been popular in the cities near seashore. The cuisine, however, is now being catered in Chandigarh as well. The credit goes to ... Read more...

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President hosts lunch for over 100 underprivileged children

July 24th, 2008 - 7:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 24 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil hosted a lunch for a group of more than 100 children, all of them from the underprivileged sections of society and some ... Read more...

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I am a filmic writer: Gregory David Roberts

April 1st, 2008 - 11:47 am ICT by admin
(Interview) By Shweta Thakur Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) Gregory David Roberts, author of the bestseller "Shantaram" that is now being made into a movie by director Mira Nair, says he always knew that his ... Read more...

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