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Tomato battle in Spain draws the young


August 30th, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bunol (Spain), Aug 30 (IANS/EFE) About 40,000 young people from all over the world Wednesday participated in a gigantic food fight with ripe tomatoes, the popular "Tomatina" festival, in the ... 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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Robin Roberts Back at ‘Good Morning America’


August 21st, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Robin Roberts who had taken leave from Good Morning America show to go for treatment for bone marrow transplant is now back to the show. She ... Read more...

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Show patience in resolving border issue, China advises India


June 27th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 27 (IANS) India and China should be patient in resolving their long-standing border issue though "difficulties remain high", a senior official here has said, falling back on ... Read more...

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‘Gattu’ to open Goa’s Children’s Film Festival


May 5th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 5 (IANS) Rajan Khosa's "Gattu", which has already received positive response at international film shows, will open the Children's Film Festival to be held in Goa starting May ... Read more...

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Thieves slide out ATM on watermelon rinds!


January 11th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Jan 11 (IANS/EFE) A gang of thieves entered a store in Colombia's Barranquilla city and, after subduing a security guard, used watermelon rinds to slide an ATM machine out ... Read more...

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Rowland wants to babysit for Beyonce


December 8th, 2011 - 5:36 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 8 (IANS) American singer Kelly Rowland is looking forward to babysitting Beyonce Knowles' baby.Although the "When Love Takes Over" hitmaker wants to have kids of her own ... Read more...

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Monsoon and bhuttas — a corny affair! (Feature with images)


August 9th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Tea, pakoras, jalebis, coffee, books, cigarettes and rum...but how can Indians romance the rains without the good old bhutta? Few things can match the subtle ... Read more...

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Madonna to launch beauty range


July 19th, 2011 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) Pop singer Madonna's fashion label Material Girl is set to launch a beauty range next month.The fashion label - which the singer designs with her ... Read more...

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Orissa zoo launches special summer menu for animals


May 16th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 16 (IANS) Authorities in Orissa's Nandankanan Zoo have introduced a special summer menu to protect animals from the heat wave with the mercury crossing 45 degrees Celsius in ... Read more...

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Watermelons helped cure Osama of kidney ailment: NYT


May 8th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 8 (IANS) Watermelons formed part of the homemade remedies Osama bin Laden relied on to recover from two kidney operations when he was in Afghanistan around a decade ... Read more...

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Amid rising prices, cheerless harvest festival in Karnataka (Letter from Bangalore)


January 13th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic Bangalore, Jan 13 (IANS) The lowest priced vegetable, sweet pumpkin, costs Rs.12 a kg, the humble drumstick a whopping Rs.134 a kg, watermelon at Rs.15 a piece is the ... Read more...

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Pantone Color Institute: The most fashionable color is Honeysuckle for 2011


December 16th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Dec 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Pantone Color Institute has announced that next year, its fashion color will be pink called “Honeysuckle”.Pantone Color Institute is the organization that mostly ... Read more...

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Watermelon lowers blood pressure


October 14th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 14 (IANS) Watermelon, apart from being rich in nutrients, has been found to lower pre-hypertension, a precursor to cardio diseases.Assistant professor Arturo Figueroa and Professor Bahram H. Arjmandi of ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Watermelon effectively lowers BP


October 14th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 14 (ANI): A pilot study led by food scientists at The Florida State University suggests that watermelon can be an effective natural weapon against prehypertension, a precursor to cardiovascular disease. ... Read more...

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Salma Hayek Perpetrates Juice Cleanses To Remain In Shape And Be Gorgeous


July 25th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 25, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Actress Salma Hayek happens to be a 43-year-old Mexican female, who is broadly thought to possess one of the most attractive and voluptuous bodies in ... Read more...

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Salma Hayek’s Juicy Ventures


July 25th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar July 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Salma Hayek has revealed a secret behind her gorgeously curvaceous figure. The actress said that she has been doing juice cleanses for the last 15 years ... Read more...

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Salma Hayek does juice cleanses to stay fit


July 24th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 24 (ANI): Mexican beauty Salma Hayek has revealed her secret to having one of the hottest bodies in Hollywood."I've been doing juice cleanses for 15 years," UsMagazine.com quoted her as ... Read more...

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Katy Perry Leaves Toronto With 17 Stitches


June 24th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 24, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): American singer Katy Perry had to have 17 stitches on her right leg as she fell down while dancing at a party after ... Read more...

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Perennial flooding: Project Bagmati seeks to stop


June 23rd, 2010 - 11:11 pm ICT by ANI
By NagendraSitamarhi (Bihar), June 23 (ANI): In catchment areas of Bagmati river in north Bihar, there is an air of foreboding, as this region is 'flood prone'.For the people living here, ... Read more...

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Barmer hottest as Rajasthan sizzles


May 29th, 2010 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 29 (IANS) Heat wave conditions continued to prevail in Rajasthan Saturday with the mercury hovering between 41-44 degrees Celsius in many parts of the state. Barmer was the hottest city in ... Read more...

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Kids eat more fruit ‘when it looks good’


May 5th, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 5 (ANI): Want to make your kid eat more apples, strawberries and grapes? Well, then try to make the fruits look good.A new study, published in journal Appetite, studied nearly ... Read more...

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Animals fed ice-cream in Coimbatore Zoo to beat the heat


April 9th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Coimbatore, Apr 9 (ANI): Animals residing in the Coimbatore zoo being fed ice creams, watermelons, and other citrus fruits to help them beat the heat."We are facing so may problems regarding heat ... Read more...

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Katie Spotz Becomes Youngest Person To Row Atlantic


March 16th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Georgetown, March 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Sunday, as Katie Spotz reached Georgetown, Guyana, in South America, she became the youngest person to row the Atlantic. Katie Spotz completed the task ... Read more...

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Dan Rather Apologizes For Throwing The “Watermelon”


March 13th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Washington, March 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dan Rather, who faced criticism from all sectors for his analogy to President Barack Obama's health care strategy as that of selling watermelon by the ... Read more...

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Dan Rather’s watermelon remark lands him in controversy


March 13th, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
Mar 13 (Pen Men at Work): Dan Rather, who has made a name for himself nationally to a certain extent with uncomplicated tales, has now created one about Republicans. At the same ... Read more...

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Pounds Of Pot Found In A Septic Truck In Arizona


February 3rd, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Investigators found out 700 pounds of marijuana which was stuffed in a septic truck that was full of human waste, the Arizona policereported. 743 pounds of ... Read more...

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The Rachael Ray Show: Top 10 for 2010


January 9th, 2010 - 12:04 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
By Angela Kaye Mason Jan 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) On "The Rachael Ray Show" today, beauty and style expert, Jenn Falik showed us her favorite new items for sale in 2010. She brought out ... Read more...

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Watermelon seller aiming to become Russia’s Obama


August 31st, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 31 (ANI): Inspired by US President Barack Obama, an African-born watermelon seller wants to become the first black man to hold public office in Russia.In fact, Joaquim Crima has ... Read more...

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Eat melons to keep BP under control


August 31st, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS) Nutrition experts say there is no better way to lower blood pressure (BP) than by indulging in some of the season's potassium-rich fruit and vegetables. "Melons like cantaloupe and ... Read more...

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Eat melons to lower your BP


August 29th, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 29 (ANI): People suffering from high blood pressure are advised to eat lots of potassium-rich vegetables and fruits such as melons, oranges, say nutrition experts at UT Southwestern Medical Centre."Melons ... Read more...

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Rejected watermelons valuable source of energy


August 26th, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 26 (IANS) Juice from rejected watermelons is a potential source of biofuel as it can be fermented into ethanol, says a new study. Wayne Fish worked with researchers at the US ... Read more...

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Martian meteorite sheds light on Red Planet’s environmental history


August 11th, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 11 (ANI): NASA's Mars Rover Opportunity is investigating a metallic meteorite the size of a large watermelon, larger than any other known meteorite on Mars, that is providing researchers more ... Read more...

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Campbell poses nude for perfume campaign


July 23rd, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) Supermodel Naomi Campbell has posed nude for a new fragrance from Dolce & Gabana. Campbell is the face of 3 L'Imperatrice, which apparently smells of watermelon, kiwi, pink ... Read more...

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Which colour suits your personality best


June 4th, 2009 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 4 (ANI): Wearing the right colour can easily lift your mood. But how would one know what colour can do the trick for them?Veronique Henderson, creative director of Colour ... Read more...

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