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Vinod Khanna leads Long Island’s first India Day Parade (With images)


August 13th, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 13 (IANS) Emerging as the newest 'Little India' in the US, Hicksville, an upscale suburb of New York, witnessed the inaugural India Day Parade on Long Island ... Read more...

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Shun junk food for improving kid’s IQ


August 8th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 8 (IANS) Babies and infants fed junk food may have a slightly reduced IQ, while those going in for healthy diets have a slightly higher IQ, says a ... Read more...

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Israel mulls junk food tax to check expanding waistlines


August 2nd, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Aug 2 (IANS) In a bid to control growing obesity rates in the country, the Israeli government is all set to authorise a plan which will levy a special ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily criticises outdated law


July 31st, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 31 (IANS) Two men being hauled up for having soft drinks by the police under a Ramzan law has been criticised by a leading Pakistani daily that rued ... Read more...

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Eight held for moral policing in Karnataka (Lead, Changing dateline)


July 29th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mangalore, July 29 (IANS) Eight activists of the Hindu Jagarana Vedike were arrested for allegedly beating over a dozen youths including girls at a weekend party on outskirts of this ... Read more...

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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...

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‘Soft drinks not linked to childhood obesity’


June 17th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 17 (IANS) Soft drinks and other sweetened beverages don't contribute to childhood obesity, though it may increase the risk factor among boys aged 6-11 years, says a new ... Read more...

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‘Joint effort needed to eliminate fake goods’


June 13th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Consumer awareness is the key to curb the growing menace of counterfeit goods, which is widespread across the country right from fake medicines, automobile parts ... Read more...

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Indra Nooyi among 18 women leading Fortune 500


May 9th, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 9 (IANS) Soft drink major Pepsico's Indian born CEO Indra Nooyi is one of the 18 women who have shattered the glass ceiling to lead America's 500 ... Read more...

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16,000 kg of empty cans collected in UAE


May 6th, 2012 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 6 (IANS) In a countrywide drive by an environmental group against non-biodegradable waste, over a million empty cans of soft drinks weighing 16,150 kg have been collected in ... Read more...

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MJ’s picture on Pepsi campaign


May 5th, 2012 - 8:04 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 5 (IANS) Late singer Michael Jackson's image will be used to front a new advertising campaign for Pepsi.The soft drinks firm has agreed a deal with ... Read more...

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Students take up fight against smuggling, counterfeiting


April 30th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Thousands of students from almost 100 schools in Delhi and the national capital region are participating in a five-day campaign against smuggling and counterfeiting, organisers ... Read more...

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‘Ice cream headache’ can lead to new painkillers


April 23rd, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 23 (IANS) Eating ice cream or really chilled soft drinks can trigger crushing headaches in some people, momentarily freezing the brain. New insight into how this happens could ... 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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Daily soft drinks could affect cardiac health


April 4th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 4 (IANS) Children who consume soft drinks daily had narrow arteries at the back of their eyes, which could increase their chances of heart disease and high blood ... Read more...

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Few pegs make people seem more enticing


April 2nd, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 2 (IANS) Scientists may have the answer to why the opposite sex seems more enticing after a few pegs - they found that alcohol clouded women's judgement. Researchers ... Read more...

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Your popular snack could be making you ill: Study


March 30th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Most junk foods, including your favourite brand of noodles, burgers and aloo bhujia, contain very high levels of trans fats, salt and sugar, which inevitably ... Read more...

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In beer-vodka age, thandai still a big draw in Lucknow


March 7th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 7 (IANS) Other than colour, Holi in this part of the country is time for bacchus lovers to let their hair down. But as other places have moved ... Read more...

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Caffeine intake while breastfeeding harms baby


February 22nd, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 22 (IANS) Caffeine intake by breastfeeding women may trigger wakefulness and irritability in their babies as they are unable to metabolize or excrete the compound, says an expert. ... Read more...

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Are diet soft drinks invitation to heart attacks?


February 1st, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 1 (IANS) People who consume diet soft drinks daily could be unwittingly inviting strokes and heart attacks.Conversely, taking them in moderation don't seem to perk chances of vascular ... Read more...

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Air India to change menu for short flights


January 31st, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) National carrier Air India Tuesday said it will revise its on-board catering menu in the economy class section of short-haul domestic flights effective Feb 1."For ... Read more...

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Kidman, boring company!


January 17th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 17 (IANS) Actress Nicole Kidman admits she is not a very interesting person because she no longer drinks alcohol.The 44-year-old says many people don't consider her as ... Read more...

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Restaurant owner in custody for attempted rape of tourist


December 22nd, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Udaipur, Dec 22 (IANS) A restaurant owner in Rajasthan's Udaipur city was sent to judicial custody by a court Thursday, a day after he was arrested on charges of attempting ... Read more...

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Delhi school kids to form human chain against junk food


December 17th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) The students of Father Agnel School in the capital will form a human chain Monday against the rise in junk food consumption among school-going children. ... Read more...

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Mexican bottler to build $140 mn plant in Brazil


December 7th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 7 (IANS/EFE) Mexico's Coca-Cola Femsa, the world's largest bottler of Coca-Cola Co. products, said it broke ground on a $140 million plant in Brazil's Minas Gerais state.The ... Read more...

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Brokering News: Documentary highlights the dark side of news


November 19th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Documenting the modus operandi of newspapers and television channels in soliciting advertisements in the garb of editorial content and earning huge amount of money in lieu ... Read more...

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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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Four prisoners attempt suicide


October 22nd, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Oct 22 (IANS) Four prisoners attempted suicide by drinking poison in Jharkhand's Gumla district jail Saturday, police sources said. However, jail authorities maintained they fell ill after taking some ... 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...

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Snacking on sugary stuff raises risk of womb cancer


August 23rd, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) Snacking on biscuits, buns or cakes two to three times a week can increase the risk of a woman's chances of developing womb cancer by 33 ... Read more...

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Europe’s oldest vegetarian restaurant on culinary crusade (With Images)


August 5th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Zurich, Aug 5 (IANS) Who said vegetarian cuisine is all about fruits, veggies and blandness? Europe's oldest vegetarian restaurant, the century-old Haus Hiltl here, can seduce a sworn meat lover ... Read more...

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Diet drinks could make you pile on pounds


June 29th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) Diet drinks are the calorie-free way of having a sweet treat, but beware, they could still make you pile on extra pounds. A 10-year American study ... Read more...

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Insomnia - trigger for depression among elderly men


June 28th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 28 (IANS) Men who have difficulty in nodding off are heading for a bout of the blues. Insomnia actually doubles the risk of depression in older men, says ... Read more...

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Taiwan destroys two tonnes of chemical-tainted drinks


June 12th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 12 (IANS) Taiwan has destroyed over two tonnes of beverages believed to be tainted with a "dangerous chemical", a media report said.Authorities inspected 16,000 stores over the past ... Read more...

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Bachchans on rare family outing to watch ‘Kung Fu Panda 2′


June 1st, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan along with his wife Jaya, son Abhishek and daughter-in-law Aishwarya stepped out for a rare family outing when they went to watch ... Read more...

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