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Inflation rises to 7.55 percent in August


September 14th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) India's inflation soared to 7.55 percent in August compared to 6.87 percent in July, largely driven by a sharp hike in prices of food items, ... Read more...

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Rome zoo feeds animals frozen yoghurt


August 21st, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 21 (IANS/AKI) A zoo in Rome is helping its animals overcome the blistering summer temperatures with specially flavoured frozen yoghurt and shaved ice.The Rome Biopark adopted the new ... Read more...

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‘Gangs of Wasseypur 2′ has its own place: Richa Chadda


August 4th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Actress Richa Chadda is unfazed that her film "Gangs of Wasseypur - Part 2" is hitting theatres Aug 8, just within a week after "Jism ... Read more...

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Jessie J hates junk food


July 25th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) Singer Jessie J says she is very careful about what she eats, and avoids junk food."I eat a lot of fruit and a lot of vegetables, ... Read more...

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Bengal starts selling potatoes from ration shops


July 7th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) With the prices of potato soaring, the West Bengalgovernment Saturday started selling the tuber from ration shops in the city and satellite town of Salt Lake."We ... Read more...

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Sibal rebuffs talk of UPA-II policy paralysis


July 5th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) Rebuffing talk of "policy paralysis" of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) II regime, union Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Thursday said the central government has ... Read more...

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Opposition walks out of Bengal assembly on price rise


July 2nd, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 2 (IANS) The opposition Left Front members Monday staged a walk-out from the West Bengal assembly in protest after an adjournment motion brought by them on spiralling prices ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton praises Ela Bhatt for empowering women


June 22nd, 2012 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 22 (IANS) Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has praised Indian social activist Ela Bhatt as one of her "heroines" for her work for empowerment of women."I have a ... Read more...

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‘Changing plate’s colour helps you shed weight’


June 17th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 17 (IANS) Scientists have suggested an easy way out for those who want to shed pounds. They should simply change the colour of their plates. People tend to ... Read more...

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Mothers’ eating habits influence kids’ taste buds


May 31st, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 31 (IANS) Mothers fond of drinking or having junk food must watch out, as their children keep on monitoring such habits and can go on to adopt them ... Read more...

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Chew well, keep slim, says Paltrow


May 11th, 2012 - 7:34 am ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) Oscar-winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow likes to chew every mouthful of food 13 times to help maintain her slender figure."Gwyneth could pass for a 20-year-old. Her figure ... Read more...

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Rihanna’s workouts in wee hours


May 10th, 2012 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
London, May 10 (IANS) Singer Rihanna makes sure she fits in a 25-minute exercise plan, broken down into five segments, in her daily schedule, even if it means training ... Read more...

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People more likely to eat fruits within reach


May 1st, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 1 (IANS) Want to stay healthy - then place fruits in a clear bowl within arm's reach, so that you could help yourself whenever you felt the urge ... Read more...

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Fast food can push you into depression


April 1st, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 1 (IANS) Eating fast food such as hamburgers, hotdogs and pizza and even baked items could send you into a tailspin of blues.A recent study by scientists from ... Read more...

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Indore man killed for Rs.600


February 26th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 26 (IANS) A vegetable wholesaler was killed Sunday as he was demanding Rs. 600 from a retailer in Madhya Pradesh's financial capital Indore, police said."Kishore Chouhan had given ... Read more...

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Dubai’s inflation down 0.94 percent in January


February 18th, 2012 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 17 (IANS/WAM) The monthly inflation rate in emirate of Dubai dropped 0.94 percent in January as compared to the previous month.Inflation of food and non-alcoholic beverages decreased by ... 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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Peter Andre to go on diet


January 17th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 17 (IANS) Singer Peter Andre is planning to go on "the caveman diet" to lose the weight he gained over the festive period.The 38-year-old overindulged himself during the ... Read more...

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Inflation falls to 7.47 percent in December


January 16th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) India's annual inflation based on the wholesale price index fell to 7.47 percent in December as compared to 9.11 percent in the previous month ... Read more...

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Food prices fall; inflation will continue to moderate: Pranab (Lead)


January 12th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Overall food prices declined for the second consecutive week year-on-year, led by a sharp drop in the price of vegetables, especially onions, official data ... Read more...

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Food inflation continues in the negative


January 12th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) India's annual food inflation continued to be in the negative for the week ending Dec 31, official data showed Thursday on lower prices of vegetables, ... Read more...

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Smoked fish, dried vegetables charm Kashmiris in winter


January 11th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 11 (IANS) The temporary blockade on the Srinagar-Jammu highway due to snowfall has come as a blessing for traders selling smoked fish and dried vegetables - a centuries-old ... Read more...

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Food inflation dips to -3.36 percent (Second lead)


January 5th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) India's annual food inflation slipped into the negative for the first time in at least six years, official data showed Thursday as prices of ... Read more...

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Food inflation dips to low of minus 3.36 percent (Lead)


January 5th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) India's annual food inflation slipped into negative for the first time in "recent memory" as prices of vegetables, onions and potatoes fell sharply, official ... Read more...

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Food inflation dips to two-year low


January 5th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) India's annual food inflation slipped into negative for the first time in "recent memory" as prices of vegetables, onions and potatoes fell sharply, official ... Read more...

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Food inflation dips to six-year low, relief for consumer (Second Lead)


December 29th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) There was year-end relief for the common man as India's annual food inflation dropped to a near six-year low of 0.42 percent for the ... Read more...

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Food inflation dips to 0.42 percent; WPI may fall to 6 percent: Pranab (Lead)


December 29th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) India's annual food inflation dropped to a near six-year low of 0.42 percent for the week ended Dec 17 due to a sharp decline ... Read more...

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Food inflation dips to 0.42 percent


December 29th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Due to sharp decline in the prices of onions, potatoes and vegetables, India's annual food inflation dropped sharply to 0.42 percent for the week ended ... Read more...

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Israel develops green pesticide


December 29th, 2011 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Dec 29 (IANS) Israeli scientists have developed an inexpensive environment friendly pesticide.Researchers, led by Shmuel Gan-Mor, at Israel's Agricultural Research Organization (ARO), said they have developed an emulsion based ... Read more...

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Cyanide-laced food kills five in Mexico


December 27th, 2011 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Guadalajara (Mexico), Dec 27 (IANS/EFE) Five residents of a drug rehab center in this western Mexican city died and 26 fell sick after eating donated food that apparently contained cyanide, ... Read more...

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Eating vegetables, fish helps you live longer


December 22nd, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 22 (IANS) Eating large amounts of vegetables and fish can make you live three years longer, experts say.People on such a diet with low amounts of animal-based products ... Read more...

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Food inflation drops sharply to 1.81 percent


December 22nd, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) India's annual food inflation fell sharply to 1.81 percent for the week ended Dec 10 as compared to 4.35 percent in the previous week ... Read more...

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China’s November inflation may fall below 5 percent


December 6th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 6 (IANS) China's inflation rate may fall below five percent in November, thanks to the lower food prices that led to the downward trend after a 37-month high ... Read more...

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Food inflation falls to 8 percent; to drop further: Pranab (Lead)


December 1st, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) India's food inflation fell sharply to 8 percent for the week ended Nov 19 as compared to 9.01 percent in the previous week - ... Read more...

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China’s inflation likely to ease in November


November 30th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 30 (IANS) China's inflation is predicted to fall for a fourth consecutive month in November with the consumer price index (CPI) likely to drop to 4.3 percent, a ... Read more...

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