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Dhumal opens cold store, apple packing units


July 30th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 30 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Monday opened an integrated cold chain storage facility and two computerised grading and packing units in the apple-growing areas ... Read more...

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Himachal needs Rs.400 crore for anti-hail guns


August 23rd, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 23 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh requires Rs.400 crore to install anti-hail guns in the state to protect crops from vagaries of the weather, the assembly was told Tuesday."Approximately Rs.400 ... Read more...

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UAE concerts to focus on traditional instruments


May 12th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 12 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates is organising two music concerts that would focus on traditional Arabic instruments, oud and qanon.The oud is a pear-shaped stringed instrument ... Read more...

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Dungeon dad’s Austrian home to be pulled down after becoming tourist attraction


May 2nd, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 2 (ANI): Austrian authorities have decided to pull down dungeon dad Josef Fritzl's house of horrors this week after becoming tourist attraction.The house, on Ybbsstrasse in Amstetten, Austria, became a ... Read more...

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Men drinking tap water at risk of turning pear-shaped


April 21st, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 21 (ANI): A new study has warned that men could start turning pear-shaped from drinking tap water.Experts are starting to link chemicals called "foreign oestrogens" - that get into the ... Read more...

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Nainital Tourism to greet summer vacationers


March 24th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Nainital. Mar.24 (ANI): As the summer begins, people in the tourism business in Nainital are busy making preparations to greet vacationers coming to the hill station.As the Nainital Lake is a hot ... Read more...

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Being apple ‘no worse for health’ than being a pear


March 11th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 11 (IANS) Being an "apple" shape is no less healthy than being a "pear," says a new study that upsets the popular belief. Studies found that being an ... Read more...

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Why some people are apple-shaped and others pear-shaped


March 10th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Edinburgh have shed light on why some people are apple-shaped and others are pear-shaped.Researchers have pinpointed a protein that plays a part in ... Read more...

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Are you pear or apple shaped? Blame your proteins


March 10th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 10 (IANS) The presence of a protein may help explain why some people are apple shaped and others pear shaped.Researchers at the University of Edinburgh have pinpointed a ... Read more...

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Katie Price, Alex Reid ‘close to announcing marriage split’


January 11th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 11 (ANI): After a whirlwind 11-month marriage, it seems Katie Price a.k.a Jordan and Alex Reid won't even make it to their first anniversary next month.The couple are reportedly close ... Read more...

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Himachal records all-time high apple yield


December 7th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Dec 7 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has a record yield of apples this season with over four crore boxes, of 20 kg each, sold in markets across the country, a minister said ... Read more...

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Dhumal lays foundation stone of marketing yard


November 22nd, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 22 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Monday laid the foundation stone of the state's biggest marketing yard in upper Shimla to help apple and other fruit growers ... Read more...

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Faith Hill Launches Second Fragrance ‘True’ by Coty


November 17th, 2010 - 3:22 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Country singing star Faith Hill released her first signature scent last year, “Faith Hill Parfums” has recently debuted a new perfume, ‘Faith Hill True’ by Coty, which is ... Read more...

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Dresses that flatter your bum - whether you are a pear, tomato or potato!


November 9th, 2010 - 11:47 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 9 (ANI): It's time to revamp your wardrobe and choose dresses that make you look stylish no matter what your shape - tomato, pear or potato.Makers of the Wonderbum dresses ... Read more...

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Lakme Fashion Week Features Fashion And You


September 6th, 2010 - 12:03 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): In a thrilling turn of events Fashion And You (FNY) that happens to be India's leading, by invitation shopping club present online, has announced their collaboration as ... Read more...

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Buyers throng Himachal markets with arrival of apples


July 18th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Shimla, July 18 (ANI): Early varieties of apples arrived in markets, attracting buyers from across the country to Himachal Pradesh.According to the farmers, the state witnessed good rains this month, which ... Read more...

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Morrissey’s tribute to late superfan


May 5th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 5 (ANI): Singer Morrissey expressed his deep sympathies in a tribute that he penned for a long time fan who passed away last month.After being told by DJ Janice Long ... Read more...

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Blue diamond fetches 4.2 mn pounds in auction


April 8th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 8 (IANS) A flawless pear-shaped blue diamond has been auctioned for over four million pounds in Hong Kong, a media report said Thursday. The diamond, which was originally from De Beers ... Read more...

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Top scorer Villa leads 10-man Valencia to victory


February 23rd, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 23 (DPA) Spain striker David Villa led Valencia to a tight 2-1 home win over Getafe, a victory that keeps "Los Ches" third in La Liga. Villa's two goals Monday put ... Read more...

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Himachal to issue notice to winemaker Indage


December 27th, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 27 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government has decided to issue a show-cause notice to leading winemaker Indage Ltd for its failure to start apple and grape wine units in the ... Read more...

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Debenhams hires models to help men buy right-sized lingerie for partners!


December 23rd, 2009 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 23 (ANI): The idea of buying lingerie as gift for partners often leaves men helpless.With Christmas round the corner a department store has found a unique way to help ... Read more...

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Nursery sex mum sent daughter’s nude pic to her internet paedophile gang


December 13th, 2009 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 13 (ANI): Vanessa George snapped her teenaged daughter nude as she was getting out of the shower and sent it to her Internet paedophile pals.George had clicked Pearl in May ... Read more...

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The golden apple with split personality - one half green, other half red!


September 25th, 2009 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 24 (ANI): A fruit grower in Britain has found a golden delicious apple split exactly half green, half red down the middle.Ken Morrish, who lives in the village of Colaton ... Read more...

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Fizzy cola voted Britain’s All-Time Favourite Sweet


August 28th, 2009 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 28 (ANI): The fizzy cola bottle has been voted Britain's favourite sweet of all time in a new survey.The fizzy bottles pushed their original cola to second place, with Rhubarbs ... Read more...

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Alan Shearer to be back in the box


July 29th, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 29 (ANI): Even as Newcastle is set to start the season without Alan Shearer in charge, the manager is expected to be present in the BBC studio as a pundit. ... Read more...

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A dress worth Rm100m to be on sale


March 27th, 2009 - 11:13 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
A dress worth RM100 million will be put on sale at the fundraising show in the lead-up to the Petronas Malaysian Grand Prix next Friday.'Nightingale of KL' is designed by Faisol Abdullah ... Read more...

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Nicola McLean feels incomplete without Indian bindi


March 24th, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 24 (ANI): English glamour model Nicola McLean has revealed that wearing an Indian bindi makes her feel complete and extra special.McLean, 25, who is wearing a bindi, which is ... Read more...

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Halle Berry to launch perfume line


March 3rd, 2009 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (IANS) Joining the league of divas like Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez, Celine Dion and Angelina Jolie, Hollywood actress Halle Berry is now set to launch her own brand of ... Read more...

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Why Peter Andre doesnt mind Jordans boob jobs!


June 18th, 2008 - 11:32 am ICT by ANI
London, June 18 (ANI): Peter Andre admits that he doesnt mind wife Katie Price getting boob jobs, for it makes him feel as if he has been with different women but ... Read more...

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Heath Ledger was lured by paparazzi into drug sting


February 2nd, 2008 - 1:16 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, Feb 2 (ANI): The scandalous video allegedly showing a doped Heath Ledger ranting about his drug habits was filmed as part of a controversial sting by paparazzi who ended up benefiting ... Read more...

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Boost your body with the


November 14th, 2007 - 1:50 am ICT by admin
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