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Potato prices come down in Bengal


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 3 (IANS) Potatoe prices, which had skyrocketed in July following low production, came down by an average of 18 percent in West Bengal retail markets in September after ... Read more...

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Juice from potato cures ulcers


August 9th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Juice from the humble potato could treat gastric ulcers, thanks to its unique anti-bacterial properties, says a new research.A Manchester University microbiology team now hopes the ... Read more...

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Bengal starts selling potatoes from ration shops


July 7th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) With the prices of potato soaring, the West Bengalgovernment Saturday started selling the tuber from ration shops in the city and satellite town of Salt Lake."We ... Read more...

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‘Changing plate’s colour helps you shed weight’


June 17th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 17 (IANS) Scientists have suggested an easy way out for those who want to shed pounds. They should simply change the colour of their plates. People tend to ... Read more...

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Blast kills three varsity students in Colombia


March 26th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, March 26 (IANS/EFE) Three Colombian university students, including a woman, died Sunday when the explosives they were handling went off at a house in Bogota, officials said.A fourth student ... Read more...

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Dietary cadmium tied with breast cancer risk


March 15th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, March 15 (IANS) Dietary cadmium, a toxic metal found in many farm fertilisers, may lead to an increased risk of breast cancer."Because of a high accumulation in agricultural crops, ... Read more...

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Uttarakhand to better farm livelihoods with UN loan


February 2nd, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 2 (IANS) India is receiving a loan of nearly $90 million from the United Nations to improve agricultural livelihoods in the small northwestern hill state of Uttarakhand, ... Read more...

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Pepsico to procure 80,000 tonnes of potato from Bengal


January 19th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panpara (West Bengal), Jan 19 (IANS) PepsiCo India, which has set a target to procure 60,000 tonnes of potato from West Bengal in the current fiscal, plans to raise the ... Read more...

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Food inflation remains in negative


January 19th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Overall food prices fell for the third straight week year-on-year, led by a sharp drop in the price of vegetables, especially onions and potatoes ... Read more...

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Inflation falls to 7.47 percent in December


January 16th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) India's annual inflation based on the wholesale price index fell to 7.47 percent in December as compared to 9.11 percent in the previous month ... Read more...

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Food inflation continues in the negative


January 12th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) India's annual food inflation continued to be in the negative for the week ending Dec 31, official data showed Thursday on lower prices of vegetables, ... Read more...

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Himachal aims for 7.41 lakh tonne foodgrains


January 11th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 11 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has fixed a target of producing 7.41 lakh tonnes of foodgrains during the current rabi (winter harvest) season, an official statement said here Wednesday.Besides ... Read more...

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Food inflation dips to -3.36 percent; RBI may cut rates (Roundup)


January 5th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) India's annual food inflation slipped into the negative for the first time in at least six years, official data showed Thursday as prices of ... Read more...

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Food inflation dips to -3.36 percent (Second lead)


January 5th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) India's annual food inflation slipped into the negative for the first time in at least six years, official data showed Thursday as prices of ... Read more...

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Food inflation dips to low of minus 3.36 percent (Lead)


January 5th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) India's annual food inflation slipped into negative for the first time in "recent memory" as prices of vegetables, onions and potatoes fell sharply, official ... Read more...

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Food inflation dips to two-year low


January 5th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) India's annual food inflation slipped into negative for the first time in "recent memory" as prices of vegetables, onions and potatoes fell sharply, official ... Read more...

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My name will always be linked to porn: Sunny Leone (With Images)


January 1st, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) "I am who I am," says Sunny Leone. The Indo-Canadian porn star, the latest to be evicted out of reality show "Bigg Boss 5", says ... Read more...

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Food inflation dips to six-year low, relief for consumer (Second Lead)


December 29th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) There was year-end relief for the common man as India's annual food inflation dropped to a near six-year low of 0.42 percent for the ... Read more...

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Food inflation dips to 0.42 percent; WPI may fall to 6 percent: Pranab (Lead)


December 29th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) India's annual food inflation dropped to a near six-year low of 0.42 percent for the week ended Dec 17 due to a sharp decline ... Read more...

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Food inflation dips to 0.42 percent


December 29th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Due to sharp decline in the prices of onions, potatoes and vegetables, India's annual food inflation dropped sharply to 0.42 percent for the week ended ... 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 39-month low of 6.6 percent


December 8th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) India's annual food inflation fell sharply to 6.60 percent for the week ended Nov 26, the lowest in nearly three-and-a-half years, as onion, potato, vegetables ... 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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US envoy pelted with eggs in Syria


October 21st, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, Oct 21 (IANS) US ambassador to Syria Robert Ford was hit with eggs and tomatoes Friday while he was going to a mosque in the central al-Midan neighbourhood here, ... Read more...

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Food inflation slips marginally, still above comfort level


October 13th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) India's food inflation dipped marginally to 9.32 percent for the week ended Oct 1, but still remained far above comfortable levels of policymakers, official data ... Read more...

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Dr Oz Convinces Paula Dean to Stop Smoking, Cook Healthier


October 12th, 2011 - 4:14 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Famous Southern cooking sensation Paula Dean was a guest star on today's episode of 'The Dr Oz Show'. Dr Oz had issued the Southern Belle form Georgia a ... Read more...

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Food inflation rises to 9.13 percent


September 29th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) India's food inflation rose to 9.13 percent for the week ended Sep 17 as compared to 8.84 percent in the previous week as prices of ... Read more...

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Two brothers crushed to death in Ghaziabad


September 25th, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Sep 25 (IANS) Two brothers were crushed to death when a tractor-trolley loaded with potatoes overturned and fell on their car here Sunday, police said.Nitesh, 36, and Nikhil, 32, ... Read more...

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Food inflation dips marginally to 9.47 percent


September 15th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) India's food inflation dipped marginally to 9.47 percent for the week ended Sep 3 year-on-year but still hovered high enough to trouble policymakers, according to ... Read more...

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Food inflation dips marginally to 9.55 percent


September 8th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) India's food inflation dipped marginally to 9.55 percent for the week ended Aug 27 year-on-year, coming down from the double-digit levels registered the previous week, ... Read more...

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50 dead in Uganda landslides


August 30th, 2011 - 4:57 am ICT by IANS
Kampala, Aug 30 (IANS) More than 50 people were killed in landslides in eastern Uganda Monday, Xinhua reported.Three villages in Bulambuli district were hit by landslides. Twenty-nine bodies were retrieved ... Read more...

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Food inflation rises to 9.80 percent; Pranab expresses concern


August 25th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) India's annual food inflation rose to 9.80 percent for the week ended Aug 13 as compared to 9.03 percent in the previous week even as ... Read more...

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Retail chain offers to sell Himachal apples


August 19th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 19 (IANS) Retail chain Future Group is aiming to offer Himachal Pradesh's delicious apples from Kinnaur district in its retail outlets across the country.Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal ... Read more...

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Food inflation declines to 9.03 percent


August 18th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) India's annual food inflation declined to 9.03 percent for the week ended Aug 6, as compared to 9.9 percent in the previous week, with vegetables, ... Read more...

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Food inflation falls to 7.33 percent


July 28th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) India's food inflation dropped to 7.33 percent for the week ended July 16, the lowest in over two years, as the rise in prices of ... Read more...

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