Strange cults are back in the news (The Funny Side)

July 13th, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Every few weeks, one needs to step aside from the chaotic hurly burly of modern life, quieten one's heart, and focus on deep matters of the spirit or, as we ... Read more...

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Super car made out of fruit fibres

March 29th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 29 (IANS) Super strong yet light weight cars made from the fibres of pineapples and bananas could be a possibility within two years. In what promises to be ... Read more...

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New breed of pineapple has double Vitamin C

September 6th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 6 (ANI): Australian scientists have come up with a new breed of pineapple that has twice as much Vitamin C as regular pineapple.A 15-year joint government and industry breeding-program has ... Read more...

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Three day ‘Pineapple Festival’ starts in Imphal

July 14th, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, July 14 (ANI): Manipur is hosting its third state level pineapple festival to bring farmers on a common platform and facilitate open marketing for them.The three-day festival began Tuesday and ... Read more...

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Farmers reaping it rich through organic farming in Assam

August 17th, 2009 - 10:52 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Aug 17(ANI): Organic farming is catching up among the farmers in Assam, who have traditionally been using manure with inorganic and synthetic fertilisers.However, of late, the use of inorganic chemical fertilisers ... Read more...

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Staggering technique benefits pineapple growers in Tripura

February 26th, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
By Pinaki DasNandan Nagar (Tripura), Feb 26 (ANI): Pineapple growers in Tripura are a happy lot as the staggering technique has given a boost to the pineapple yield.Earlier, the farmers were ... Read more...

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Pregnant Monaghan craves fruits

September 25th, 2008 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 25 (IANS) Actress Michelle Monaghan of "Mission: Impossible III" fame is pregnant and craves fruits.Monaghan has entered third trimester of her first pregnancy and admits she just can't get enough ... Read more...

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Tripura sends its first pineapple consignment to Italy

April 22nd, 2008 - 1:14 pm ICT by admin
By Pinaki Das Ushabazar (Tripura), Apr 22 (ANI): Pineapple growers in Tripura are gearing up to meet the Italian demand for canned and bottled pineapple products. Having a favourable agro-climatic condition, ... Read more...

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Too much fruit not really good for all

March 17th, 2008 - 12:41 pm ICT by admin
DPA Moenchengladbach (Germany) March 17 (DPA) Eating too much fruit can cause gas, stomach cramps and diarrhoea in sensitive people who have fructose intolerance, says the German allergy and asthma association. A healthy ... Read more...

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