A white ribbon flutters towards safe motherhood in Rajasthan (With Images)

April 29th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, April 29 (IANS) Will the baby live? Will the mother survive childbirth? Not very long ago, it was left to fate to decide how a pregnant woman and her ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Rahul Gandhi eats dal-roti at night halt at farmer’s house

July 6th, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Rampur Badli (Uttar Pradesh), July 5 (IANS) Dal, roti and vegetable with no chillies. This simple fare was Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi's dinner at a farmer's house in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

When Deepika couldn’t make round rotis

April 22nd, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 22 9IANS) Deepika Padukone was embarrassed when she couldn't make a roti for a cooking scene in "Aarakshan", while her co-star Saif Ali Khan was amused and said ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

A unique festival of rotis in Andhra

December 26th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 26 (IANS) It is a unique festival where people belonging to various faiths exchange 'rotis' or breads to fulfill their wishes.Thousands of devotees from different states participated in the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lucknow’s Mughlai dishes quality affected by soaring onion prices

December 22nd, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
By Kamna MathurLucknow, Dec.22 (ANI): Soaring prices of onion have affected the famous Mughlai cuisine in Lucknow.Restaurant owners complain that they have to compromise on the quality of food due to the ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Bigg Boss 4: Seema Parihar Wins ‘Being Human’ Task In Bigg Boss House

December 11th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
In the last night’s episode, Bigg Boss gave an interesting task to the housemates. Shweta read out the letter from Bigg Boss in the living area in front of everyone. They ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Will Pamela Anderson Star In An Indian Movie?

November 23rd, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Well, the 43-year-old Pamela, who does not have much to offer in Hollywood, will definitely be interested in Bollywood now because the industry has lucrative offers for her. Even her two ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

I’ll cook roti, vegetables for my children: Pamela Anderson (Interview)

November 21st, 2010 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Lonavala, Nov 21 (IANS) She wore a sari, bindi, jhumkas and bangles, danced to Bollywood numbers and even grasped a few Hindi words. But, of all the things that ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Child labour, still a common practice in large parts of rural India

November 19th, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
By Bidisha FouzdarKutch, Nov 19 (ANI): In a small pastoral vand (hamlet) in Kutch, Gujarat, 10 year old Ramu wakes up at five in the morning. His mother serves him a hasty ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Bipasha Basu’s darkest secret

February 20th, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
February 20, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): If you thought Bipasha Basu was one of those people who starve to gain their superb body, you're wrong. The dusky beauty admitted to her binging ... Read more...

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Common soul curry for India, Brazil (Eating Out with IANS, (With Images)

September 12th, 2009 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) What binds India to Brazil apart from the common love for high energy dancing? Both countries are hooked to food.Brazilians love their nuts and ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Amy Winehouse hooked on Caribbean food

May 28th, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 28(IANS) Troubled singer Amy Winehouse has liked Caribbean cuisine so much that she is refusing to return to her home in London unless she can bring back a chef ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Imran Khan is doling out Daal and two Rotis for just five rupees

December 29th, 2008 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec. 29 (ANI): Imran Khan''s party, Pakistans Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), has started Sasta Tandoor program in Karachi under which poor people are provided Daal and two Rotis for just five rupees. Meanwhile, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Punjabi Dhabas are a joy beyond a delicious meal

December 8th, 2008 - 8:15 pm ICT by ANI
By Sunil Sharma Chandigarh, Dec.8 (ANI): Visiting a traditional Dhaba on the highways is a unique experience. In Punjab, highways are dotted with these Dhabas, the roadside eating joints or local ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Want to earn a few bucks in Lahore, set up a tandoor!

November 5th, 2008 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore , Nov 5 (ANI): Setting up tandoors on roadsides is a lucrative business in Lahore these days, especially after the launch of the Sasti Roti scheme by the Punjab government. ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Rawalpindi local govt hires 30 tandoorwallahs to sell roti at Rs 2 during Ramzan

September 23rd, 2008 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Sept 23 (ANI): In order to combat the rising prices of eatables during the ongoing month of Ramzan, the Rawalpindi district government has decided to give subsidized flour to as ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Delicate Punjabi cuisine, a major hit at Chandigarh hotel

August 8th, 2008 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
By Sunil Sharma Chandigarh, Aug8 (ANI): Having a taste of the Punjab with no border barriers, ''Dera'', a newly opened restaurant is an eclectic mix of robust and delicately flavoured cuisine. ... Read more...

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`Rotis and Naans shrivel in size due to soaring inflation in Pak

July 21st, 2008 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, July 21 (ANI): Soaring inflation in Pakistan and a particular hike in flour prices, have forced food joints in Islamabad and Rawalpindi to reduce the weight of both rotis and ... Read more...

Posted in National |