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Soft drinks make it harder to lose weight: Study


July 22nd, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) Avoid soft drinks, as they could alter the way your body burns fuel and make it harder still to lose weight, says a study."This study proves ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Ramdev-Anna fast: Business time for Jantar Mantar food kiosks


June 3rd, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) It was a busy Sunday for the food kiosk owners at Jantar Mantar as swelling crowds thronged the venue of Baba Ramdev and Anna ... Read more...

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Southern actress Tamanna to endorse Fanta (With Images)


April 20th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Tamil actress Tamanna Bhatia has been roped in as the face of soft drink brand Fanta. She will be its brand ambassador in Tamil Nadu ... Read more...

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Beverage makers set for summer war in $10 bn market


April 9th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) With the mercury rising and the fizz getting louder, beverage makers are launching new products and campaigns with catchy taglines to grab a share of ... Read more...

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Indra Nooyi gets a raise, makes $17 mn in 2011


March 24th, 2012 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 24 (IANS) PepsiCo's Indian-born chairman and chief executive Indra Nooyi received $17.1 million in compensation in 2011, a 5.8 percent increase from her 2010 package, according to a ... Read more...

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Rapist tuition teacher arrested in Ghaziabad


March 19th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, March 19 (IANS) A tuition teacher who raped his student was arrested in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad, police said Monday.Danish, 23, a resident of A-127 Shalimar Garden I, was arrested ... Read more...

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After cricket, Pepsi moves to football


March 1st, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) The last time around five prominent cricketers, including Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, promoted the "Youngistaani" concept during the 2011 World Cup. Building on ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Girl dies after drinking soft drink in college canteen


February 23rd, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The president of a students' union died Thursday apparently due to food poisoning after she had a cold drink from her college canteen, police said.Kanika ... Read more...

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‘The Descendants’ - a gentle, sensitive masterpiece (IANS Movie Review)


January 28th, 2012 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Descendants"; Actors: George Clooney, Shailene Woodley, Amara Miller; Director: Alexander Payne; Rating: ****What do we inherit from family and friends, lovers and parents? Money and property or emotions, shared ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Fizzy soft drinks spur teens’ aggressiveness


October 25th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 25 (IANS) Drinking more than five cans of non-diet fizzy soft drinks every week fosters aggressiveness among teens, new research says.This includes carrying a weapon and perpetrating violence ... Read more...

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Geologists warning over metals shortage


October 13th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 13 (IANS) Geologists have sounded the warning bells over shortage of some metals owing to an insatiable demand for consumer goods."Mobile phones contain copper, nickel, silver, zinc, aluminium, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Woman drugged and raped


October 12th, 2011 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) A 23-year-old woman was allegedly drugged and raped by four youths, including an acquaintance, who assured her of providing a better job, police said Tuesday.The ... Read more...

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Dr Pepper 10: Women feel left out


October 11th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sorry ladies but Dr Pepper left you out of the party with its new product. On Monday, Dr Pepper Snapple Group plans to introduce the Dr ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Venezuelans miss practice as kits are misplaced


September 1st, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 31 (IANS) The Venezuelan team had to do without match practice as their jerseys and the kits got misplaced in transit at the Madrid airport.India's national football club ... Read more...

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Activist, wife, slain in Honduras


August 23rd, 2011 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Aug 23 (IANS/EFE) The vice president of a group representing landless peasants in the Caribbean province of Colon was murdered along with his wife, a senior Honduran police officer ... Read more...

Posted in World |

22-year-old maid raped by employer, two others


June 22nd, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) A 22-year-old maid hailing from Jharkhand was allegedly drugged and raped by her employer and his two friends here, police said Wednesday.The incident came to ... Read more...

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Teen molested by co-workers after being drugged


June 12th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) A teenager working at an apparel processing unit was allegedly drugged and subsequently molested by two of her male colleagues here, police said Sunday."The incident ... Read more...

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10 Ranchi jail staffers suspended for prisoners’ death


June 6th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 6 (IANS) At least 10 staffers of a Jharkhand jail were suspended for the death of three inmates, an official said Monday."Ten 'jawans' of Birsa Munda central jail ... Read more...

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Men drivers twice as likely to crash as women: Survey


April 18th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 18 (IANS) Women are generally lampooned for their driving skills, but a survey in Britain has found that men are worse drivers and twice as likely to have ... Read more...

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Male drivers are twice as likely to crash because of distraction


April 18th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 18 (ANI): A new research has indicated that men are worse drivers.Research by Santander Insurance found that men are twice as likely to crash because of distractions, reports the ... Read more...

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David Beckham joins Sofia Vergara on beach for Pepsi ad


March 30th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 30 (ANI): Football ace David Beckham and stunning actress Sofia Vergara were pictured shooting a Pepsi commercial on the beach in Los Angeles yesterday.The Colombian actress looked immaculate in ... Read more...

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Sofia Vergara furious with ’skinny’ Pepsi campaign


March 11th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sofia Vergara has come out clear on her Pepsi campaign. An image of the actress on Pepsi’s ‘skinny can’ generated a lot of criticism because many ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Three held for stealing vehicles after drugging drivers


March 9th, 2011 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) A man, his son and his daughter-in-law have been arrested for stealing vehicles they hired after drugging the drivers, police said Tuesday.The trio, identified as ... Read more...

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Cola food colouring could cause cancer


February 17th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 17 (IANS) Some chemically enhanced caramel food colourings used in popular cola drinks could be cancer causing and should be banned, a US consumer advocacy group has claimed. Pure ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Study linking diet soda to stroke risk is seriously flawed: Experts


February 11th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): The study presented during a poster session at the International Stroke Conference claiming an association between diet soft drink consumption and increased risk of stroke and heart attack ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Panel on soft drinks will be re-constituted, apex court told (Lead)


February 8th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The Food Safety and Standards Authority (FSSA) Tuesday told the Supreme Court that it will re-constitute the experts' panel of scientists to find out the harmful effects ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Salma Hayek to star in new Alex de la Iglesia film


February 8th, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 8 (IANS/EFE) Mexican actress Salma Hayek is the star of the new film by moviemaker and president of the Film Academy of Spain, Alex de la Iglesia.Willy Toledo, Javier Gutierrez, ... Read more...

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Women better than men at figuring out unusual products


January 19th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): A new consumer analysis has found that women are better than men at figuring out unusual products when they're among competing items."A lot of times when we look ... Read more...

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Bolivian firm introduces coca-based soft drink


January 19th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
La Paz, Jan 19 (IANS/EFE) A private firm Tuesday presented Coca Brynco, Bolivia's first mass-produced coca-based soft drink.The drink was officially presented at the Rural Development Ministry with several ministers in attendance, ... Read more...

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‘Gossip Girl’ Star Jessica Szohr’s Body Painted Ads Grab Attention


January 7th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jessica Szohr, the 'Gossip Girl' starlet is all set to attain a new raunchy look with her recent ad campaign for soft drink SoBe Lifewater. The ... Read more...

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‘Gossip Girl’ star Jessica Szohr strips off for soft drink advert


January 7th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 07 (ANI): Actress Jessica Szohr has stripped off and posed in nothing but a slick of body paint for a soft drink advertisement.Painted to look like a reptile, the 25-year-old ... Read more...

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X Factor And Simon Cowell: Trouble Brewing On The Sets


January 4th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Finally there seems to be trouble brewing on the sets of 'X Factor 'as Simon Cowell has threatened not to take part in U.S. 'X Factor'. The buzz that has ... Read more...

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Salman appointed first brand ambassador of Mountain Dew


December 30th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 30 (IANS) "Dabangg" Salman Khan will now send out a new message to his fans - ‘Darr Ke Aage Jeet Hai' - as the newly appointed brand ambassador of ... Read more...

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‘Low-carb beer myth’ duped Oz drinkers: Poll


December 10th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 10 (ANI): A poll has revealed that the low-carb beer "myth" has duped Australian drinkers.Almost three-quarters (71 per cent) of low-carb beer drinkers who responded to a VicHealth poll said ... Read more...

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Healthy lifestyle inspires women to follow suit


December 2nd, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 2 (IANS) Women who spend time around peers who have a healthy lifestyle are more likely to eat well and exercise, a study has pointed out.A survey of ... Read more...

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