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Import of sensitive items rises nearly 43 percent in 2011-12


June 20th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Import of sensitive items such as fruits, vegetables, edible oil and milk surged 42.8 percent to Rs.100,911 crore in the financial year ended March 31, ... Read more...

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Pranab Mukherjee deserved it, say family members (Lead)


June 15th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Expressing happiness over Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee being nominated the United Progressive Alliance's (UPA) presidential candidate, his family members Friday said he is the ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan business chamber steps up trade with BRICS


May 3rd, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 3 (IANS) Sri Lanka's largest business chamber has signed a deal with an organization representing Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) to increase trade ties, a ... Read more...

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Spice Board to set up 10 parks for Rs.167 crore


April 8th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) The Spice Board of India will set up 10 parks at different places across the country this year, investing Rs.167 crore, to benefit producers and ... Read more...

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Cabinet nod for cold chain centre as society (Second Lead)


February 9th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) The National Centre for Cold Chain Development (NCCD), tasked with establishing infrastructure and logistics to preserve fruits, vegetables and other perishables, will be notified ... Read more...

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Cabinet nod for cold chain centre as society (Lead, Superseding earlier story)


February 9th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) The cabinet Thursday approved the status of a registered society for the National Centre for Cold Chain Development (NCCD), which provides cold storage facilities to ... Read more...

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Cabinet nod to cold chain centre


February 9th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) In order to cut the loss of fruits, vegetables and flowers during stoage, the cabinet Thursday approved the setting up of a National Centre for ... 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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Kerala Science Congress to focus on climate change


January 28th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kottayam (Kerala), Jan 28 (IANS) The three-day 24th Kerala Science Congress begins here Sunday with a special focus on climate change and the state's plantation crops."The science congress is expected ... Read more...

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Horticulture key to 7-8 percent farm growth: Official


January 19th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 18 (IANS) Faster growth of horticulture and animal husbandry is needed if India wants to achieve an agricultural growth rate in the range of seven to eight percent, ... Read more...

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I learnt how to make rotis, Indian curries: Andrew Symonds


December 18th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) Australian all-rounder Andrew Symonds, who has come out of the "Bigg Boss" house, says he had a satisfying stay in the house and learnt ... Read more...

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Opportunities to Tihar inmates incomparable: Minister


October 18th, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Lauding the Tihar Jail's administration, Minister of State for Home Affairs Jitendra Singh said Monday the environment and opportunities provided to its inmates are incomparable.Inaugurating ... Read more...

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Industrialist’s kidnapped son found killed


October 15th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Oct 15 (IANS) The body of a well-known industrialist's eight-year-old son, who was kidnapped four days ago, was found in a water tank here Saturday morning, police said.Kush Kataria, ... Read more...

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Massive fire in Uttar Pradesh warehouse


August 29th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 29 (IANS) A massive blaze at a cold storage in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi district destroyed equipment and stocks of spices and dry fruits worth over Rs.20 crore, police ... Read more...

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Legal action against price fixers: Bengal minister


August 28th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 28 (IANS) Stating that soaring prices of vegetables is a "created" phenomenon, West Bengal Agricultural Marketing Minister Arup Roy Sunday said legal action will be taken against ... Read more...

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High price of essentials hits average Indian in metros


August 28th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Prices of essential commodities like milk, vegetables and spices have gone up by around 72 percent against the 38 percent growth in the per capita ... Read more...

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Central government should check price rise: Mamata


August 27th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 27 (IANS) Blaming the policies of the central government for the rising prices, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday said the union government should take steps ... Read more...

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Delhi to crackdown on food adulterators


May 11th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Anyone causing death from adulterated food in the Indian capital can be sentenced to life imprisonment, Delhi's Health Minister A.K. Walia said Wednesday.Walia said that ... Read more...

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Hot red pepper can help burn unwanted calories


April 26th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 26 (IANS) Spicing up the daily diet with some red pepper can curb appetite and help burn unwanted calories, a study says."We found that consuming red pepper can ... Read more...

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A diploma course in traditional Oriya cuisine


April 21st, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 21 (IANS) A Delhi-based Hotel Management Institute has launched a six-month course on traditional cuisine of Orissa to promote its authentic food in the rest of the world.The ... Read more...

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Raids in Delhi to check food adulteration


April 19th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Raids are being conducted on wholesale traders in Delhi to check adulteration in food items, Health Minister A.K. Walia said Tuesday.Raids were conducted at six ... Read more...

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New weight loss plan, ‘The 17 Day Diet’, goes viral


April 8th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 8 (ANI): A new diet plan that promises to help people lose weight for a lifetime has gone viral, after appearing on social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter, ... Read more...

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Turkish candy gets into Unesco list


April 6th, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Istanbul, April 6 (IANS) A traditional spicy candy from Turkey that has a history of over 500 years will now be included in the Unesco cultural heritage list, an official ... Read more...

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Finns dig into malai kofta and masala chicken


April 3rd, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, April 3 (IANS) Finland may not have many Indians, but Indian restaurants have certainly made a mark in the Scandinavian nation, luring tens of hundreds of Finns as ... Read more...

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Beer gets makeover in Oz with infusion of different flavours


March 1st, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 1 (ANI): For those who love to experiment with their drinks, now comes an array of beers that have been infused with different flavours.This year's Sydney Royal Fine Food Show ... Read more...

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Imports of sensitive items grew 14.1 percent


January 10th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) The total imports of sensitive items during April-October 2010 grew by 14.1 percent, and stood at Rs.40,499 crore as compared to Rs.35,487 crore during the corresponding period ... Read more...

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Cooks flown down from Lucknow for Imran’s wedding


January 5th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 5 (IANS) Bollywood actor Imran Khan's wedding is the first high profile wedding of the year and he is making sure that it is nothing less than perfect, so ... Read more...

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Haryana looks at newer pastures for farming


January 1st, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, Jan 1 (IANS) Horticulture, floriculture, vegetable cultivation and fish farming - Haryana's agricultural fields that contributed significantly to the country's Green Revolution are now gradually diversifying to newer areas.Farmers ... Read more...

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Tulsi Chakrabarty Was The Best Comedian India Ever Had: Bibhu Bhattacharjee


December 20th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Not only did the maestro comedian, whose most recognized work was as the lead in Satyajit Ray’s ‘Parash Pathar’, work as a stand-up clown with a circus group, he was also ... Read more...

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Sanjeev Kapoor To Launch A 24-Hour Food Channel!


December 1st, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
However, after about a decade of doing so, by appearing in cookery shows ranging between half an hour to one hour time slots, this great master chef is soon going to ... Read more...

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Dogfish Head Brewery founder Sam Calagione to star in ‘Brew Masters’


November 22nd, 2010 - 10:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dogfish Head Brewery founder Sam Calagione is all set to star in ‘Brew Masters’ which is a reality show on making beer. This reality ... Read more...

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Dogfish Head Brewery Founder Sam Calagione Hosts ‘Brew Masters’


November 22nd, 2010 - 10:38 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The ‘Discovery Channel’ has an unlikely new reality television show which features not a chef, not a make-over, not even a bunch of unruly college age girls thrown ... Read more...

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Afghan handicrafts, dry fruits lure retailers at Delhi IITF


November 22nd, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.22 (ANI): Handicrafts and several other items made by women from Afghanistan lured retail buyers at the India International Trade (IITF) Fair 2010 here over the weekend.Traditional clothes and silver ... Read more...

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The biggest turkey mistakes that you need to avoid on Thanksgiving


November 11th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Thanksgiving is fast approaching and the constant challenge of producing a juicy turkey is near as well. There is always a very fine line between ... Read more...

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Will Sara Khan And Ali Merchant Exchange Vows In Bigg Boss House?


November 4th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 4, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Salman Khan anchored 'Bigg Boss 4' is seeing fresh developments in the wake of a new entry. Ashmit Patel may have had his mushy moments with ... Read more...

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