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Germs good for my kids: Gwyneth Paltrow


September 12th, 2012 - 2:48 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 12 (IANS) Actress Gwyneth Paltrow says she cannot shelter children from germs and actually thinks it is beneficial for kids to be exposed to muck."When they ... Read more...

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Immunise chicken to fight food-borne illness


March 26th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 26 (IANS) The simple expedient of vaccinating chickens against the bug C. jejuni could cut down the incidence of food poisoning.If C. jejuni contaminated poultry is not prepared ... Read more...

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More poultry birds culled in Odisha


January 18th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 18 (IANS) Thousands of more poultry birds were Wednesday culled in Odisha after bird flu hit a new area, an official said.Officials and veterinarians launched the culling operation ... Read more...

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Bird flu: Odisha begins culling poultry birds


January 12th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 12 (IANS) Veterinarians and state officials Thursday began culling poultry birds in parts of Odisha's Khordha district after bird flu was detected in the area.District Collector Roopa Mishra ... Read more...

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Odisha orders poultry cull after detection of bird flu


January 11th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 11 (IANS) Odisha Wednesday decided to cull poultry in at least 18 villages of its Khordha district after bird flu was detected in the area, an official said."The ... Read more...

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Odisha alerts officials after test confirms bird flu


January 9th, 2012 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 9 (IANS) Odisha has alerted all its district authorities in view of the detection of a bird flu case in the state, an official said Monday."The government sent ... Read more...

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Chinese man dies of bird flu


December 31st, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 31 (IANS) A 39-year-old man in China's Shenzhen city Saturday died of bird flu, officials said.The man named Chen, who worked as a bus driver, died of multiple ... Read more...

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Orange juice served in Spanish bars contaminated: Study


December 27th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 27 (IANS) Forty-three percent of orange juice samples in Spain's bars and restaurants were found to have more bugs than acceptable levels, according to a new study.The study, ... Read more...

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Nepal chicken prices fall after bird flu alert


December 3rd, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 3 (IANS) Chicken prices took a beating in Kathmandu after schools and security agencies stayed away from chicken products following a new bird flu alert here.These institutions are ... Read more...

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Food inflation falls to 9.01 percent; will moderate further: Pranab


November 24th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) With food inflation coming down to a single digit for the first time in five weeks at 9.01 percent for the week ended Nov ... Read more...

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Venkys to sponsor Mumbai Fighters


November 11th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) After buying out English Premier Legue (EPL) side Blackburn Rovers, poultry major Venkys has forayed into boxing as the sponsor of Mumbai Fighters team at the ... Read more...

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Food inflation dips marginally


November 11th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) India's food inflation continued to be in double digits during the week ended Oct 29, although it dipped marginally to 11.81 percent, official data showed ... Read more...

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Rovers defeat Pune FC 3-0 in exhibition match


October 7th, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Oct 7 (IANS) English Premier League side Blackburn Rovers scored a facile 3-0 win over local side Pune FC in an exhibition football match amidst incessant rain here Friday.Rovers' ... Read more...

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Adopt humane ways to cull poultry: NGO


September 21st, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) India must use humane methods to cull poultry, a statement by an NGO said Wednesday after bird flu was confirmed in West Bengal's Nadia district.In ... Read more...

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Animal attack victims in Tamil Nadu to get higher relief


August 17th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 17 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Wednesday announced double compensation of Rs.300,000 for the families of people who die or who suffer permanent disability due to ... Read more...

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700,000 Britons now keep hens for eggs


August 1st, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Around 700,000 people in Britain now keep hens in a bid to reduce their shopping bills by having eggs produced at home, new figures reveal.The figures ... Read more...

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Blackburn Rovers postpone India trip following Mumbai blasts


July 20th, 2011 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) English Premier League club Blackburn Rovers Tuesday postponed to October their planned trip to India, for a friendly against Pune FC, following last week's bomb ... Read more...

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Blackburn Rovers to play Pune FC in exhibition match


July 13th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Indian-owned English Premier League (EPL) team Blackburn Rovers will take on Pune FC in a much awaited exhibition encounter July 22.The match will played ... Read more...

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Lab-grown meat would cut emissions: Study


June 20th, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 20 (IANS) Meat grown artificially in labs would generate a tiny fraction of emissions associated with conventional livestock production, a study says.Lab-grown meat will be a greener alternative ... Read more...

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Online Wimpole farm wants players


May 5th, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, May 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The National Farm Trust in the United Kingdom is bringing real-time farming on the Internet. With an annual subscription fee of £30, the subscribers will have the ... Read more...

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I’m waiting to get into Bollywood movies: Akon


April 15th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) Bollywood is his ultimate goal and India like his second home, Senegalese-American rapper and singer Akon said here Friday.The "Beautiful" singer, who landed here on ... Read more...

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Louisville man stuffs stolen chicken in his pants


April 6th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Louisville, April 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A man who was said to be smelling of alcohol stole a chicken and forced it into his pants at a grocery store in Louisville. The man, ... Read more...

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Ex-Meghalaya speaker ready to face probe


March 29th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, March 29 (IANS) Former Meghalaya speaker and Congress legislator Martin M. Danggo Tuesday said he welcomed an inquiry into the alleged corruption charges against him.The Comptroller and Auditor General ... Read more...

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Dubai to host Middle East’s largest agri-business expo


March 20th, 2011 - 6:27 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 20 (IANS/WAM) Dubai will host the Middle East's largest agri-business expo March 29-31, it was announced Saturday.The AGRAme 2011 will be organised by the Institute for International Research ... Read more...

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Land acquired for four-laning of Kashmir highway


March 13th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 13 (IANS) Decks have been cleared for the four-laning of Jammu-Srinagar National Highway, the only road link between Kashmir Valley and the rest of India, with the state ... Read more...

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Meghalaya sounds alert on bird flu


February 18th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 18 (IANS) Meghalaya has sounded an alert following an outbreak of avian flu in Tripura and Bangladesh, Deputy Chief Minister for Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Bindo M. Lanong said Friday. ... Read more...

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Indian poultry tycoon Desai shows door to Blackburn chairman


February 4th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 4 (ANI): After sacking Blackburn manager Sam Allardyce a few weeks after poultry major Venky's took control at Ewood Park, new Indian owner of the Premier League club Anuradha Desai ... Read more...

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Assamese looking forward to a better tomorrow following militancy decline


January 14th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Jan 14 (ANI): The decline of militant activities in the northeast has given a fillip to development activities and employment generation here, and this is gradually transforming the lives of those ... Read more...

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Blackburn’s Indian owners say they bid for Ronaldinho


January 4th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 4 (ANI): Blackburn's Indian owners have claimed that they had made a 6.2 million pound bid for Ronaldinho.Indian poultry firm Venky's first posted news of their interest on ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

More than 1,000 dead birds fall from sky in Ark.


January 3rd, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Arkansas, Jan 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists are left scratching their heads after more than a thousand dead blackbirds fell from the skies on Friday.An Arkansas town was the scene of the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ex-boss Souness says Blackburn’s Indian owners are like cowboys


December 19th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 19 (ANI): Former Blackburn boss Graeme Souness has blasted the club's new Indian owners for sacking incumbent coach Sam Allardyce, saying: "They haven't got a clue."Souness, who guided the club ... Read more...

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Blackburn Rovers’ Indian owner criticized for sacking coach


December 19th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.19 (ANI): Anuradha Desai, the chairwoman of Venky's, an Indian poultry empire, has been criticized for sacking Blackburn Rovers' coach Sam Allardyce.According to the Daily Mail, Desai's criticism of Allardyce's ... Read more...

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French fast food chain launches foie gras burger for just 5 euros


November 27th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 27 (ANI): A fast food chain in France has launched a limited-edition foie gras burger for just 5 euros.The product is believed to be very expensive but a favourite Christmas ... Read more...

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Outrage over ‘halal meat’ served in British parliament


November 18th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 18(ANI): British parliamentarians are furious after they discovered that halal meat was served to them in the House of Commons canteens, restaurants and bars without being told.According to the Daily ... Read more...

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Egypt unearths 4,500-year-old tomb


October 19th, 2010 - 4:31 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Oct 19 (IANS) A 4,500-year-old tomb of a priest was discovered close to Egypt's Giza Pyramids, Xinhua reported Monday.The tomb dates back to Egypt's fifth dynasty (2,513 B.C. to 2,374 ... Read more...

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