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Coin shortage makes everyday life difficult in West Bengal


August 19th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 19 (IANS) School teacher Nandita was surprised when a teenager manning the cash counter at a coffee shop in a private hospital offered her two bubble gums ... Read more...

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Railway stations to have coin vending machines by August


July 13th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The next time you are short of change while booking a train ticket, help could be nearby.The railways Friday said it has decided to ... Read more...

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Now, a 24-hour ATM-like cup-cake machine


June 20th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 20 (IANS) You may have heard of vending machines or ATMs that give out gold bars or chocolate treats or potato chips. But a bakery in America has ... Read more...

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Coffee from Kerala, soon to ‘Kic OFF’ across India


May 5th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 5 (IANS) Steaming cups of coffee made from the best beans sourced from Kerala coffee estates will soon be made available across the country with the Floatel Group ... Read more...

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India’s rail budget raises fares, focuses on safety (Roundup)


March 14th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) With minor-to-moderate fare hikes, 96 new passenger trains and focus on safety, Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi tabled his ministry's budget for 2012-13 Wednesday, promising ... Read more...

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Chinese map shows theft-prone spots


November 25th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 25 (IANS) Police in a Chinese city have brought out a map that pinpoints the spots where thieves strike on the Metro.The map shows the spots where thieves ... Read more...

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On Mumbai’s roadmap: Washroom for women every two km!


November 13th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) To improve the sanitary standards in Mumbai, its civic body is planning free-for-use washrooms for women every two km of the city. And if a group ... Read more...

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German city to tax prostitutes


August 31st, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 31 (IANS) Germany's former capital Bonn will now tax prostitutes, it was reported here. Prostitutes working the streets of Bonn will have to buy tickets from roadside vending machines ... Read more...

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Campaign launched for shy condom buyers


July 11th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 11 (IANS) "I am not Shy" campaign to overcome shyness in buying a pack of condoms from an outlet was launched here Monday by state-run Hindustan Latex Limited ... Read more...

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FDA wants restaurants’ to post calorie count of each meal in the menu


April 5th, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, April 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Food and Drugs Administration is proposing that restaurants should post the calorie count of each meal on their menu. The proposal targets restaurants with chains ... Read more...

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Adopting healthy habits at work can help employees keep weight off


March 27th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 27 (ANI): A new study has suggested that some simple changes to promote healthy habits at work can help to prevent employees from gaining weight.However, these types of environmental interventions ... Read more...

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Now, a credit card that ‘talks’ to you!


March 11th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 11 (ANI): One would think the credit card would be hard to improve upon, but how about a card that talks to you?Created by Dynamics Inc., they will also be ... Read more...

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New robotic hand types like its human counterpart


March 4th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 4 (ANI): Engineers in US have developed a robotic hand that is capable of performing human tasks such as opening doors and typing.The researchers have been trying to create robots ... Read more...

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Higher taxes on sweetened drinks may not be enough to curb obesity


December 14th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): A new research has found that imposing higher taxes on sodas and other sweetened drinks may generate a lot of money - but leads to only minimal weight ... Read more...

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Squinkies Create A Buzz This Holiday Season


November 25th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The toy of the season is not some high-end gadget but a small squishy items that come in small bubbles. Bill Nichols, the man behind the ... Read more...

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Train station vending machine in China offers live crabs!


November 4th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 04 (ANI): A train station vending machine in China is offering its commuters a different kind of snack - live crabs.The Dazha hairy crab, which is a popular delicacy in ... Read more...

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Vending Machines Sell Live Crabs in China Subways


October 29th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Vending machines in China are now dispensing live crabs, which are refrigerated in little boxes inside the machine until such time as a passing commuter chooses to buy ... Read more...

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Vending machines sell live crabs in Chinese supermarket


October 29th, 2010 - 10:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, Oct 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) If you are looking for some live crabs for any reason, then you don’t have to look that far. As new vending machines are being used to ... Read more...

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Vending Machines Sell Relief For Wearers of High Heels


October 16th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 16, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): There’s good news for all those women who were sick and tired of walking back home with tired feet after having a blast dancing their ... Read more...

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ATM Vending Machines That Sell Gold, To Be Installed In America


September 28th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 28, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Thomas Geissler, the chief executive of Ex Oriente Lux and the creator of the ‘Gold to Go’ brand is now eyeing the American ... Read more...

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ATMs Selling Gold Bars Coming To USA


September 28th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A German company known for installing and operating GOLD vending apparatus is soon going to introduce such machines in the United States and the machines will ... Read more...

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Blockbuster files for bankruptcy, seeks the protection of Chapter 11


September 24th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Thursday, the store Blockbuster filed for bankruptcy protection under Chapter 11. According to the reports, the blockbuster has filed for Chapter 11 because of its mounting losses, ... Read more...

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Blockbuster Movies Files for Bankruptcy as Online Rental Grows


September 23rd, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Blockbuster Inc was once the world’s largest movie rental company, but like so many have been forced to do recently, they have filed for bankruptcy after failing to ... Read more...

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Shanghai sets up 3,600 condom outlets for migrants to promote ’safe sex’


September 4th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Shanghai, Sept 4 (ANI): The Shanghai administration has set up over 3,600 condom outlets in areas having high concentrations of migrant workers for distributing free contraceptives in a bid to promote safe ... Read more...

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9,000 free condom vending machines set up in Shanghai (Lead)


September 4th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Sep 4 (IANS) Shanghai residents, including students and migrant workers, will now be provided free condoms through more than 9,000 vending machines to be set up across this business capital of ... Read more...

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3,600 free condom outlets set up in Shanghai


September 4th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Sep 4 (IANS) The Shanghai administration has set up over 3,600 condom outlets in areas having high concentration of migrant workers for distributing free contraceptives in a bid to promote safe ... Read more...

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Vended snacks ‘lead to chronic health problems in kids’


September 3rd, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 3 (ANI): A new study has revealed that school children who eat foods purchased in vending machines are prone to chronic health problems.University of Michigan Medical School researchers have suggested ... Read more...

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FDA Issues Guidelines For Disclosure Of Calorie Count On Menus


August 30th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 30, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): According to the new guidelines issued by the FDA, all restaurants and vending machines for fast food products will have to display the ... Read more...

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‘Historical Conservation Society’ Endorses The Planned Construction Of A Discotheque In Momentous Gettysburg


August 24th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, August 24, 2010 (Just Flashed): There has been a controversial pitch to construct a new-fangled discotheque in close proximity to the significant Gettysburg in America. The significance of Gettysburg stems from ... Read more...

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Activists in Delhi urge calling off CWG


August 12th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Human rights activists Thursday slammed the Commonwealth Games once again and asked for the mega-event, slated to be held in the capital in less than two months, ... Read more...

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Wine Vending Machines Tested In Pennsylvania


August 8th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 8, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Residents of Pennsylvania will now have the unique opportunity of getting wine via the vending machines. However, the reports state that the citizens must ... Read more...

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Wine vending machines on trial run in many Pennsylvania stores


August 8th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Pennsylvania, Aug 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is some very good news for all those who love their wine and reside in Pennsylvania. As the authorities have set up some wine vending ... Read more...

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Pennsylvania Wine Lovers Can Now Enjoy Wine From Wine Vending Machines


August 8th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aug 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The U.S. state of Pennsylvania that has one of the strictest alcohol laws in America has introduced wine vending machines that will allow people to shop ... Read more...

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47 crore condoms’ sale targeted in AIDS control programme


August 2nd, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO) Monday launched the Condom Social Marketing Programme (CSMP), under the third phase of the National AIDS Control Programme (NACP-III), targeting sales ... Read more...

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Commonwealth Games linked to country’s prestige: Congress leaders


July 28th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) A day after Congress MP Mani Shankar Aiyar slammed the Commonwealth Games, many of his party colleagues frowned at the remarks, saying the showpiece event ... Read more...

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