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Old Hyderabad never sleeps for Eid shopping (Letter from Hyderabad)

August 16th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 16 (IANS) During Ramadan, shopping for Eid in the walled quarter of Hyderabad does not end with the night. In fact, it picks up at night with the ... Read more...

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Muslims in Kerala observe Ramadan fast (Lead)

July 21st, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 21 (IANS) Muslims in Kerala began their Ramadan fast after prayers early Saturday morning."This morning, we went to the mosque for the first prayer session, which took place ... Read more...

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Coriander-fortified bread is long-lasting and nutritious: Kolkata research

July 19th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 19 (IANS) The common breakfast bread has been elevated to a nutrient-packed wheat product by scientists at Jadavpur University, who decided to go green and fortify it with ... Read more...

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Fortified wheat flour for Jaipur open market

June 26th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 26 (IANS) Jaipur witnessed one of the biggest-ever food fortification drives in the open market with the Tuesday launch of wheat flour fortified with iron, Vitamin B12 and ... Read more...

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Pawan Shankar’s litti-chokha treat on sets (TV Snippets) (With Images)

June 22nd, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Actor Pawan Shankar's "Kya Hua Tera Vaada" team was delighted when he brought a lunch box full of popular Bihari delicacy - litti-chokha.It was a welcome ... Read more...

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Mega celebrations mark Jain temple bi-centenary

April 15th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) Last week, thousands of Jain families here and in Thane were pleasantly surprised to receive large, neatly packed flat boxes at their homes by courier. The packets ... Read more...

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Rajasthan launches fortified foods to tackle malnutrition

February 3rd, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Feb 3 (IANS) With an estimated 40 percent of children under three years in Rajasthan suffering from chronic malnutrition, the state government, in partnership with GAIN - the Global ... Read more...

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Russia writes off $11 bn in Afghan debt

December 5th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bonn, Dec 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has canceled over $11 billion in Afghanistan's sovereign debt over the past decade, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Monday."During the past decade Russia ... Read more...

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Old Himachal fair goes from livestock to gadgets

November 14th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Rampur (Himachal Pradesh), Nov 14 (IANS) Once a centre of barter trade with Tibet, the 400-year-old Lavi Fair here has undergone a sea change, with rural people's changing lifestyles and ... Read more...

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Free chapatis of fortified wheat flour at Pushkar Fair

November 5th, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Pushkar (Rajasthan), Nov 5 (IANS) Chapatis made of fortified wheat flour and pulses are being served free to generate awareness on nutrition at Rajasthan's annual Pushkar Fair, presently underway in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Being Bengali: Two Puja food recipes (To go with ‘Fish to brinjal fry…take your pick at Puja’)

October 3rd, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 3 (IANS) Here are the recipes of two simple but popular Bengali food items consumed during Durga Puja festival.1. Beguni - Eggplant fryIngredients:Bengal gram flour - 1/2 cup Red ... Read more...

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Wheat, rice cheaper in Pakistan than India

September 20th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) The prices of wheat, rice, chicken and garlic are lower in Pakistan than in India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, authorities said.The National Price Monitoring Committee said ... Read more...

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Pakistanis hungry as steep hike in food prices

September 12th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 12 (IANS) Food prices have shot up in Pakistan by a whopping 74 percent in past three years, leading to an increase in hunger in the country, the ... Read more...

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This Chandigarh - a land of snow, mud-and-stone houses (With Images)

July 31st, 2011 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh (Himachal Pradesh), July 31 (IANS) It has not been designed by French architect Le Corbusier nor does it nestle in the foothills of the Shivaliks. It snows here and ... Read more...

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India battles malnutrition with fortified food

July 21st, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 21 (IANS) India's biggest ever drive to counter malnutrition in the western state of Rajasthan will soon roll out with wheat flour, oil and milk being fortified with ... Read more...

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Eat wheat flour and almonds to ’satisfy hunger pains’

April 24th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 24 (ANI): Want to know the trick to control hunger pangs? Here is the clue.Eating wheat flour and almonds increases the feeling of fullness, leading to reduced food intake and ... Read more...

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Recover cess for farm exports under one law: Court

March 24th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, March 24 (IANS) The union government cannot charge or recover cess under two separate laws for export of processed agriculture products, such as wheat flour, the Gujarat High Court ... Read more...

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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...

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Rembrandt ‘mixed flour with paints’ for a thicker painting stroke

February 4th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): A new study has found that 17th-century Dutch artist Rembrandt used wheat starch in some of his paint to achieve a thicker stroke.Experts at the Royal Institute for ... Read more...

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Prices remain high in Delhi

January 21st, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Prices of edible oil increased and those of essential food commodities remained high in the national capital despite a slew of anti-inflationary measures undertaken by the ... Read more...

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De-stress, eat jaggery to ensure baby isn’t low birth weight

December 23rd, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Priyanka Sharma New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) A new survey has revealed a high incidence of low birth weight babies in urban India. So, if you are an expecting mom, here's how ... Read more...

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Iraqi government donates wheat flour to help flood victims in Pakistan

December 13th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD (BNO NEWS) -- The Iraqi government on Monday donated a shipment of wheat flour to help some of the flood victims in Pakistan, who continue to suffer nearly five months after ... Read more...

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Pakistani city jails two dozen bakers

November 11th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Peshawar, Nov 11 (IANS) Over two dozen bakers were jailed as their association observed a shutdown in this Pakistani city to demand an increase in price of unleavened bread.The bakers are demanding ... Read more...

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Nepal hopes to win rat race

October 2nd, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Oct 2 (IANS) Nepal's scientists say they have found a remedy to curb one of the biggest menaces to crops that could lead to farmers harvesting 40 percent more ... Read more...

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UAE supplies food in flood-hit Pakistan

August 22nd, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 22 (IANS/WAM) Ready-to-eat processed food has been provided to the flood-hit people in Pakistan's Punjab province by the Red Crescent Authority (RCA) of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), an official ... Read more...

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Coming soon: vegetarian chicken that tastes just like chicken!

June 8th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 8 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Missouri may have finally cracked the code to realistic tasting fake chicken with the first soy product.Lots of meat substitutes are on the ... Read more...

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Over 120 tonnes of foodstuff seized in Venezuela

May 22nd, 2010 - 6:07 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, May 22 (IANS/EFE) Over 120 tonnes of foodstuff have been seized from Venezuela's largest food company by the country's National Guard, in a bid to "avoid empty shelves at grocery stores". This ... Read more...

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ITC Ltd Q4 profit up by 27.1 percent

May 21st, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 21 (IANS) Cigarettes-to-hotels major ITC Ltd posted a net profit after tax of Rs.1,028.22 crore for the quarter ended March 31, 2010 as compared to Rs.808.99 crore for the quarter ... Read more...

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Bread baked with rye kernel more filling

February 15th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 15 (IANS) Wholegrain bread is good for you, as most people know. But it is not only the fibre-rich bran, the outer shell of the grain, that is healthy. Research ... Read more...

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Delhi mulling new law to control commodity prices

February 14th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Sunday said the government was "seriously considering" a new legislation to control prices of various essential commodities while strengthening existing laws. "The ... Read more...

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Himachal engineer set free by pirates, reaches home

January 4th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Jan 4 (IANS) An Indian engineer from Himachal Pradesh, who was held in captivity in a Singaporean ship by Somali pirates for 73 days, Monday reached his home near here, ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh’s Dalits in pathetic condition: Joshi

October 3rd, 2009 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 3 (IANS) Lamenting the condition of Dalits in India's most populous state, Uttar Pradesh Congress president Rita Bahuguna Joshi Saturday said the community remained neglected even in the Ambedkar ... Read more...

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Jharkhand traders protest law against hoarding

August 24th, 2009 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Indo-Asian News Service Ranchi, Aug 24 (IANS) Traders in Jharkhand, accused of hoarding essential food grain, say they need time to reduce their stock. "We are ready to cooperate with the state government. ... Read more...

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Eat salad, not samosa, suggests Sanjeev Kapoor

August 21st, 2009 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) With office canteens selling unhealthy snacks such as patties, noodles, samosas and life becoming increasingly busy, the Indian urban class needs to take urgent notice of their ... Read more...

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Monsoon rejuvenation therapy for jumbos begins in Kerala

July 18th, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
By Juhan SamuelThrissur ( Kerala), July 18 (ANI): Elephants in Thrissur in Kerala, start the monsoon month with long rejuvenation therapy during which they are kept away from hard labour and fed ... Read more...

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