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‘Eggs healthier, safer than 30 years ago’


July 19th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) Eggs today are healthier, safer and more nutritious than they were 30 years ago because the feed given to hens has changed over the years, leading ... Read more...

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India may see Finnair’s first long-haul flight on bio-fuels


June 14th, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Helsinki, June 14 (IANS) Nordic carrier Finnair will launch its first long-haul flight powered by bio-fuels to Asia, where India is a strategic market, to show its commitment towards environment ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

China’s smuggling kingpin gets jail for life


May 18th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 18 (IANS) A notorious kingpin of a smuggling ring has been sentenced to life imprisonment in China over smuggling and bribery charges.The court said the sentencing of Lai ... Read more...

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Raja Bhaiya orders coolers for prisoners


April 10th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 10 (IANS) Prisoners in Uttar Pradesh may look forward to a less harsh summer with Jails Minister Raghuraj Pratap Singh aka Raja Bhaiya ordering installation of coolers, fans ... Read more...

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Karnataka firm to earn Rs.35 crore selling India’s costliest soap


February 27th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 27 (IANS) Selling India's costliest soap at Rs.720, Karnataka Soaps & Detergents hopes to earn around Rs.35 crore from this newly-launched super premium product next year, a senior ... Read more...

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India’s exports up 10.1 percent to $25.4 bn in January


February 9th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) India's exports grew by 10.1 percent to $25.4 billion in January, while imports surged 20.3 percent to $40.1 billion, leaving a trade deficit of $14.7 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India’s exports rose 33.2 percent in Apr-Nov


December 9th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) India's exports rose by 33.2 percent to $192.7 billion in the first eight months of 2011-12 while imports during the same period increased to $309.5 ... Read more...

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Finnair to operate its first biofuel powered flight


July 14th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, July 14 (IANS) Nordic air carrier Finnair will operate its first biofuel powered flight between Amsterdam and Helsinki from next week, an official said Thursday.Finnair's flight will use biofuel ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US gives $4.2 million to Sri Lanka


March 9th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 9 (IANS) The US has announced a donation of $4.2 million to support the return of Tamils displaced by the Sri Lankan war.The contribution will come from the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Man held for stealing 4,000 litres of edible oil


February 5th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) A man who stole 4,000 litres of vegetable oil from a truck in west Delhi was arrested here, police said Saturday. A woman, who plotted the robbery, ... Read more...

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Here’s how you can stick to your healthy eating resolution


January 21st, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): Every year the top New Year resolution is to eat better and finally lose those extra pounds.Now, it's time to check in and see if you've set ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Study: Fish oil supplements are not much help during pregnancy


October 21st, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Oct 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new Australian study has revealed that taking fish oil capsule during pregnancy does little to nothing to boost the mental development of the fetus or stop ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Fish oil in pregnancy doesn’t boost baby’s brain power


October 20th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 20 (IANS) Taking fish oil during pregnancy does not reduce the chance of post-natal depression or boost brain development in babies, research has shown. Many women take supplements including ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Fish oil during pregnancy ‘does not cut risk of post-natal depression’


October 20th, 2010 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): There is no evidence to confirm that taking fish oil during pregnancy reduces the risk of post-natal depression, according to a new study from the University of Adelaide.Professor ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Vegetable oil from soybeans that is much healthier than others created


September 14th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 14 (ANI): Craving for that pack of cookies but its fat content is stopping you? You may not have to do it now, as scientists have developed vegetable oil from ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Soon, recharge laptops and cell phones with soda pop, vegetable oil


August 26th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 26 (ANI): Ever thought of "recharging" your cell phones, laptops and other portable electronics with a sugar fix from a shared sip of soda pop or even a dose of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sale of festive haleem dish picks up during Ramadan in Hyderabad


August 23rd, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by ANI
By RanjeethHyderabad, Aug 23 (ANI): Sellers of haleem, the festive dish made of meat stew and spices, popular during the holy Islamic month of Ramadan, are doing brisk business in Hyderabad.The Mughal ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

British campaigner drives green bus in Kolkata


August 7th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 7 (IANS) The sudden increase in the number of vehicles in the country has increased the carbon emission footprint -- amount of carbon released by an activity -- to five-six ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

3,500 Kg fake ‘ghee’ seized in Jaipur


July 30th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, July 30 (ANI): About 3,500 kilograms of fake 'ghee' or clarified butter was seized in Rajasthan's Jaipur city on Friday.The police raided the spot and found over three tonnes of fake ... Read more...

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Waste vegetable oils could be used to make fuel of the future: Study


July 28th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 28 (ANI): The vegetable oil that is often discarded as waste by restaurants and pubs could be a vital source of hydrogen, and therefore, fuel - says a new study.Although ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Animal fat, algae could fuel US aircraft


July 15th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): The US military could use Algae, vegetable oil and animal fat to power its aircraft with the aim of reducing 20 billion dollars in fuel costs.According to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Afghan sells UN aid supplies for $20,000


January 22nd, 2010 - 4:19 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Jan 22 (RIA Novosti) An Afghan man has illegally sold humanitarian aid supplies from the UN's World Food Programme agency for one million Afghanis ($20,000), the country's national security service has ... Read more...

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Food Public Distribution System to be strengthened to deal with price rise


December 1st, 2009 - 7:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 1 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee today said price rice was primarily due to the shortage of vital commodities like pulses, sugar and vegetable oil. The strengthening of ... Read more...

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Comedian Bhatti holds a spoof on inflation in Chandigarh


November 29th, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, Nov 29 (ANI): Stand up comedian; Jaspal Bhatti used the platform of a carnival here on Saturday (November 29) to poke fun at the government's failure to control inflation.Bhatti set ... Read more...

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Large amount of fake ghee seized in Gwalior


September 22nd, 2009 - 8:47 pm ICT by ANI
Gwalior, Sep. 22 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh authorities have seized large quantities of fake ghee in Gwalior.Acting on a tip-off, officials from the state administration raided the two dairies producing clarified butter. Samples ... Read more...

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UN expands relief operations in Yemen


August 22nd, 2009 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Sa'ada (Yemen), Aug 22 (IANS) The UN World Food Programme (WFP) has begun distributing emergency rations to thousands of people displaced by the latest upsurge of fighting in northwest Yemen, WAM news ... Read more...

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WFP distributes emergency rations in Yemen


August 21st, 2009 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Sa'ada (Yemen), Aug 21 (IANS) The UN World Food Programme (WFP) has begun distributing emergency rations to thousands of people displaced by the fighting in northwest Yemen, WAM news agency reported Friday. The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US gives more food aid to Sri Lanka


August 10th, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 10 (IANS) The US Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced a new donation of $15 million of food aid to support the early return of people displaced by war ... Read more...

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Now, tires made of oil from orange peels


July 11th, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 11 (ANI): Reports indicate that tire manufacturer Yokohama is now selling a model made with 80 percent non-petroleum material, substituting orange oil as the primary ingredient to make vulcanized rubber.According ... Read more...

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North Korea refuses US food shipments


March 18th, 2009 - 3:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 18 (DPA) North Korea has informed the United States that it no longer wants to receive food shipments as tensions grow over the stalled nuclear negotiations and Pyongyang's plans to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indian, Chinese restaurants closing down in UK amid recession


February 24th, 2009 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 24 (ANI): The ongoing credit crunch has put many out of business, and it has now affected one of Britains biggest food groups, as more and more Chinese and ... Read more...

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Grating cheese ”cuts heart disease risk”


February 10th, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 10 (ANI): Grating rather than slicing cheese could cut your risk of dying from heart disease, according to a new UK research.The Food Standards Agency has urged general public ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Most edible oils contain harmful trans fat, study shows


February 3rd, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) How healthy is the oil you are consuming? A new study has found that despite tall claims by manufacturers, most of the edible oils available in the ... Read more...

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TATA buys rights to make air-powered cars for Indian market


November 5th, 2008 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 5 (ANI): A US based company is developing a vehicles that would require nothing but air to run on the roads, with Indian carmaker TATA already buying the rights ... Read more...

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Creams can make skin drier


October 26th, 2008 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): A new research has confirmed for the first time that normal skin can become drier from creams.The findings are based on Izabela Buraczewskas study, in which ... Read more...

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