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Sarkozy says sorry as son hits cop with tomato


March 12th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 12 (IANS) Nicolas Sarkozy had to apologise after his 15-year-old son threw a tomato at a cop guarding the Elysee Palace, the official residence of the French president.Louis ... Read more...

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Edible bottles could replace plastic waste


February 23rd, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 23 (IANS) Fancy a bottle that could be as edible and tasty as its contents and get rid of the plastic waste that such products currently generate. Harvard ... Read more...

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Peering into plant roots for better crops


February 19th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 19 (IANS) A revolutionary technique will not only peer into plant roots with greater accuracy and clarity, but will also improve the chances of breeding better crop varieties ... Read more...

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Israel grows purple carrots, tiger-striped tomatoes


January 31st, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Jan 31 (IANS) Ever heard of purple carrots or black or tiger-striped tomatoes? Farmers in Israel have now grown differently-coloured varieties -- not as a result of genetic modification ... Read more...

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David Schwimmer & wife Zoe renew their wedding vows


September 8th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sept 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Over the weekend, actor David Schwimmer and his wife Zoe renewed their vows in London. There were several stars at the event which was the second for ... Read more...

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Kid brings back innocence in Schwimmer’s life


June 27th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 27 (IANS) Former "Friends" star David Schwimmer, who became a proud father last month, credits his daughter for bringing back innocence in his life."Having a child has added ... Read more...

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Perfetti Van Melle India enters salty snacks market


April 28th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Confectionery maker Perfetti Van Melle India Thursday said it had forayed into the salty snacks business with the launch of the Stop Not range ... Read more...

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Men see in black and white, women perceive in grey


April 19th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (IANS) An experiment has thrown up the first real evidence that men tend to make judgements in terms of black and white, while women see more shades ... Read more...

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Women are ‘more open-minded than men’


April 19th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 19 (ANI): A new research has indicated that men are more decisive when making a choice whereas women are more open-minded.A gender gap exists where males tend to leap to ... Read more...

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Tomatoes ‘contain nutrient that prevents vascular diseases’


January 7th, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): Scientists in Japan have discovered that tomatoes contain a nutrient, which could tackle the onset of vascular diseases.The research has revealed that an extracted compound, 9-oxo-octadecadienoic, has ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Onion prices: Delhi wholesale market to function Sunday


December 25th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) To ensure that onion and tomato prices remain stable over the weekend, the Azadpur wholesale market will remain open on Sunday, the market association announced Saturday.According to ... Read more...

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Tomato exports may be banned as prices zoom


December 23rd, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) After onions, the government may ban export of tomatoes too as their prices have nearly doubled in the past 10 days, Commerce Minister Anand Sharma said Thursday. ... Read more...

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Nepali farm develops disease-resistant tomatoes


December 5th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Dec 5 (ANI): A Nepali agriculture farm has developed nine varieties of disease-resistant and heat-tolerant tomatoes.According to news.com.au, Gorkha Seed Company, the first ever-Nepali hybrid tomato variety, is making final preparations ... Read more...

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Imports from India lower onion, tomato prices in Lahore


November 17th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 17 (ANI): Prices of onions and tomatoes got slightly lowered in Lahore ahead of the festival of Eid, following the arrival of Indian vegetables in the domestic market.Rates of onions ... Read more...

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Indian vegetable imports help cool prices in Lahore


November 17th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Nov 17 (IANS) Onion and tomato prices dipped in Lahore following the arrival of vegetables from India.Onion prices had reached Rs.100 per kg a week back. But it came down substantially ... Read more...

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Tomatoes ‘can ward off prostate cancer’


September 8th, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 8 (ANI): Tomatoes could protect men against prostate cancer, says a new research.Scientists at the University of Naples suggest that a daily serving of tomatoes could protect against prostate cancer ... Read more...

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The Redlove that looks like a tomato but is an apple to the core


July 16th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 16 (ANI): The Redlove may look like a tomato on the inside but it's an apple to the core.The new Redlove variety of apples has a bright red skin but ... Read more...

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Salsa being linked to food poisoning


July 13th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) New research released this week revealed that the Guacamole and Salsa, which are served in the restaurants may be aiding food borne diseases in the United ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Italian farmers unveil anti-aging square ’super tomato’


July 6th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 6 (ANI): Italian farmers have unveiled a square "super tomato", which, they say, actually slows the aging process.Farmers said the new variety of the salad favourite contained high concentrations of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Simpsons’ Homer declares himself the new Messiah


May 20th, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 20 (ANI): In yet another controversial episode of the famous satirical cartoon show 'The Simpsons', Homer declares himself the new Messiah.According to The Daily Star, the chubby cartoon legend believes ... Read more...

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Greendot launches Nachos


May 5th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Greendot Health Foods Wednesday launched its tortilla (popularly known as Nachos) chips range -- "Cornitos" -- with plans to distribute initially in the northern parts of ... Read more...

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Patkar blames Chhattisgarh government for egg-tomato attack


January 8th, 2010 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 8 (IANS) Two days after dozens of tribal people threw eggs and tomatoes at social activist Medha Patkar and several of her associates in Maoist violence-hit Dantewada district in Chhattisgarh, ... Read more...

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Man throws tomatoes at Sarah Palin during her book-signing tour


December 17th, 2009 - 8:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Minnesota, Dec 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The former Alaskan Governor Sarah Palin is touring the US with her new book ‘Going Rogue’ and she was greeted with bouquets and brickbats alike in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Palin’s ‘tomato-attacker’ arrested in Minnesota


December 8th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec. 8 (ANI): A man, who threw tomatoes at former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin during a book- signing event, has been arrested.The unidentified man targeted Palin with two tomatoes ... Read more...

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French firm organises camp for Haryana farmers


October 29th, 2009 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Ambala, Oct 29 (IANS) French retailer Carrefour Thursday organised a farmer empowerment camp in Mithapur village in this Haryana district with an objective to train them for improving the yield and quality ... Read more...

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Meet Freeway the tortoise that crossed five lanes of M25 in UK


September 19th, 2009 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 19 (ANI): Whoever says tortoises are slow must meet Freeway-a Hermann's tortoise who was found crossing the fast lane of the M25 in Britain.Freeway has crossed five lanes of ... Read more...

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World’s biggest burger weights more than 13 stone!


September 17th, 2009 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 17 (ANI): A restaurant in the U.S. has unveiled the world's biggest burger, weighing in at more than 13 stone.It sells for 499 dollars at Mallie's Sports Grill and Bar ... Read more...

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New organic fertiliser boosts farm output


September 3rd, 2009 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 3 (IANS) Human urine and wood ash appear to make a potent, low cost fertiliser for boosting output of food crops. A new study found that plants fertilised with urine produced ... Read more...

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Ganesha bless Karan Mehra


August 20th, 2009 - 9:59 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Karan Mehra who rose to fame with Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai has become a household name. Each and every mother dreams of this boy as a son or their son-in-law. ... Read more...

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Knorr gets 7 o’clock bites


August 19th, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by IBNS
Kolkata, Aug 19 (IBNS) Aiming to redefine 7pm junk snacking habit, Knorr Soups, a brand from Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL), launched an all new range of soups.“Light, healthy, tasty and easy-to-make, ... Read more...

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Eco-friendly ‘Green Tomato Cars’ for the Queen to cut costs


July 6th, 2009 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 6 (ANI): Following the global slow down and economic crisis, the Queen is determined to switch from the LPG-fuelled black cab to an environmentally friendly car service, to save money.The ... Read more...

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Priyanka’s embarrassing kissing experience


July 6th, 2009 - 4:04 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Dunno if Priyanka Kothari can say, 'never been kissed' or not. But recently she had a very embarrassing experience, not kissing but while shooting for the Kiss Mix song for her ... Read more...

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New Tomato pill can protect against heart disease, stroke


June 1st, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 1 (ANI): A pill made from a compound found in tomato skin can help save lives of heart disease and stroke patients, say researchers.Scientists from Biotech firm Cambridge Theranostics ... Read more...

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Obama’s love for cheeseburgers witnessed again


May 30th, 2009 - 7:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 30 (ANI): The Five Guys burger joint near Nationals Park here had a rather unusual customer in the form of President Barack Obama.Obama's sudden visit at the food joint ... Read more...

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Brits love their cheese and pickle sandwich above all


May 12th, 2009 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 12 (ANI): A new survey has revealed that Britons' most favourite snack is a cheese and pickle sandwich.The poll, compiled by discount supermarket Aldi, revealed that the two were a ... Read more...

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