Everything you need to know about Hiriyur Sugar Factory: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Hiriyur Sugar Factory: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Washington, May 24 (ANI): Sugar isn't always sweet to German cockroaches, a new study has found.
Washington, May 16 (ANI): A new research from Brigham and Women's Hospital has found that some beverages may be more helpful than others when it comes to preventing recurrent kidney stones.
Kaliningrad, May 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The legendary Amber Room, a Tsarist-era antiquity which was looted by Nazi German forces at the end of World War II, will be recreated by craftsmen in the European exclave of Kaliningrad.
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) India's consumer price-based inflation (CPI) decelerated to 9.39 percent in April from 10.39 percent in March, government data showed Monday.
London, May 11 (ANI): Beyonce has rented British business magnate, Lord Sugar's, private jet to fly around the world and to get to gigs in style.
Greater Noida (Uttar Pradesh), May 4 (ANI): The President of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Takehiko Nakao has asserted, that a rapidly growing 'Factory Asia' approach must be explored for its potential in the region.
Chennai, May 4 (IANS) Industrial conglomerate $4.17 billion Murugappa group, while consolidating its acquisitions of last year, will invest around Rs.450 crore to complete on-going expansion plans, a top group official said.
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The onset of summer brings beauty woes like body tanning. This season try sugar-lemon juice pack or fresh coconut water pack or even honey-almond oil pack -- all natural remedies coming from grandma's treasure-trove -- to get a glowing skin.
Kolkata, April 26 (IANS) US car major Ford's Indian subsidiary Friday said it has seen about 15 percent shift in demand for petrol vehicles in the last four months and is now better placed to respond to any further shift in product mix with additional investment in factory 'flexibility'.
Chennai, April 22 (IANS) Tamil debutant director Subu, who has roped in theatre actors as protagonists in his upcoming comedy-thriller "Sutta Kadhai", finds them more confident compared to others. He says working with them minimises the effort of a director.
New York, April 22 (IANS/EFE) American salsa star Marc Anthony will launch April 26 "Vivir Mi Vida", the first promotional cut from his new disc, which goes on sale next July, his publicist said.
Los Angeles, April 18 (IANS) Actor-producer Matt Damon has put his Miami beach home on sale for $20 million.
Chennai, April 14 (IANS) Brothers Manchu Vishnu and Manchu Manoj Sunday announced they will produce and act in the biggest Telugu multi-starrer that will also feature their father Manchu Mohan Babu with other actors.
Washington, April 13 (ANI): Matt Damon and his wife Luciana renewed their wedding vows after nearly eight years of marriage, in the Caribbean island of St. Lucia on Saturday.
Los Angeles, April 14 (IANS) Actor Matt Damon and wife Luciana, who married in 2005, will renew their wedding vows in a lavish ceremony this weekend.
London, Apr 12 (ANI): English football legend Paul Gascoigne, who has been fighting a long battle with alcohol addiction, had broken down as he named his friends Wayne Rooney and Steven Gerrard as the lifesavers who helped pay for his rehabilitation, at an interview.
Moscow, April 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A deposit of emerald crystals weighing an estimated 1.5 kg has been discovered in a lump of rock in Russia, an official said.
Los Angeles, April 10 (IANS) Hollywood actors Robert De Niro and Edgar Ramirez will reportedly star in "Hands of Stone", a biopic on boxing legend Roberto Duran.
Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) Scrips of sugar mills rallied a day after the government decontrolled the Rs.80,000 crore (around $15.5 billion) sugar industry in line with the suggestions of a panel headed by C. Rangarajan, chairman of the prime minister's economic advisory council.
In a major move, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved a proposal to abolish the levy-sugar mechanism, under which private millers have to sell a specified quantity of the sweetener to the government at concessional rates.
London, April 3 (IANS) "The Wasp Factory" fame Scottish writer Iain Banks has said he is suffering from terminal cancer and is "unlikely to live beyond a year".
New York, Apr 3 (ANI): Matt Damon and his wife of 7 years Luciana Barroso are renewing their wedding vows in 10 days at the Sugar Beach resort in St. Lucia.
Beijing, March 25 (IANS) A printing firm in Shanghai is being sued for mistakenly creating 350 winning lottery tickets instead of the two that it had been asked to print.
Beijing, March 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A state-owned miner in Russia has claimed to have unearthed a unique emerald weighing 5,000 carats at a deposit in the Urals.
New York, March 21 (ANI): Online dating site SugarDaddie.com, which helps match older monied men with younger single women, is attempting to persuade a small Georgia town to adopt its name as part of a big publicity effort.
London, Mar 21 (ANI): Sugar is the real villain in the obesity epidemic, and not fat as people used to think, a leading US doctor has said.
Washington, Mar 20 (ANI): Sugar-sweetened sodas, sports drinks and fruit drinks may be associated with about 180,000 deaths around the world each year, according to a research.
Mayor of South Delhi, Mrs. Savita Gupta has said that today Delhi slum dwellers got easily suffered from various diseases due to the ignorance and unhygienic conditions. There is a need to give proper attention to them so that they can be made aware about their health and healthy life.
Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) Director Suparn Verma is very impressed with Nawazuddin Siddiqui's performance in his film "Aatma" and asserts that the actor's presence will be felt in each and every scene of the horror thriller.
Washington, Mar 13 (ANI): Sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) are primarily responsible for higher caloric intakes among children than those who do not, a news study has revealed.
Washington, March 9 (ANI): Children are encouraged to eat more junk food if it is endorsed by a celebrity, a new study by the University of Liverpool has found.
Moscow, March 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian investigators have uncovered new fraud schemes inside the country's prison system involving buying sugar for prisons at inflated prices.
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New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) India's Economic Survey 2012-13 Wednesday said the sugar industry needs more liberalisation to provide better prices to farmers and to increase efficiency of the sector.
Panama City, Feb 26 (IANS/EFE) The great rivalry between champion boxers Sugar Ray Leonard and Roberto "Hands of Stone" Duran will be depicted in a documentary, filmmaker Eric Drath said here.
Los Angeles, Feb 25 (IANS) The Indian flavour was predominant at the 85th Academy Awards, when "Life of Pi", widely shot in India with Indian actors, won the maximum awards, including the best director's trophy for Ang Lee, who not only thanked his Indian crew but also wowed everyone by saying 'Namaste'.
Los Angeles, Feb. 25(ANI): Ben Affleck's thriller Argo won the best film at the 85th Academy Awards on Saturday.
London, Feb. 21 (ANI): Sugar-free fizzy drinks are no more likely to make you eat junk food than water, researchers have claimed.
London, Feb 15 (ANI): Paul Gascoigne's old pal Chris Evans has expressed hope his friend would emerge victorious in his battle against booze after the England football legend was taken to hospital following a bad reaction while withdrawing from alcohol.
Washington, Feb 13 (ANI): Cities across the globe can significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions by implementing aggressive, but practical policy changes, a new study has said.
Toronto, Feb 13 (IANS) It is technically feasible for cities to slash their greenhouse gas emissions by 70 percent or more in the long-term, says a new study.
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Inflation based on the consumer price index (CPI) rose to 10.79 percent in January as compared to 10.56 percent in the previous month, on account of a sharp increase in prices of vegetables, sugar and oils and fats government data showed Tuesday.
London, Feb.11 (ANI): A UK tabloid has appealed to England football stars to contribute funds to save stricken star Paul Gascoigne in the wake of reports that he is facing the possibility of paying a 100,000 pound medical bill.
London, Feb. 9 (ANI): Roald Dahl, famed for his surreal stories, is more popular with adults than youngsters, a survey has revealed.
London, February 8 (ANI): Scientists have observed an outburst taking place a short time - just one month - before a massive star underwent a supernova explosion.
Washington, Feb 8(ANI): 105-year-old Edythe Kirchmaier, who is California's oldest licensed driver, joined Facebook last month to become the oldest user of the world-famous social networking website.
Sydney, Feb 4(ANI): Muhammad Ali's family has rejected suggestion that the legendary boxer is near his end, posting a picture of him enjoying the Super Bowl on social networking website Twitter.
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) A 40-year-old factory worker was stabbed to death by unidentified attackers near his house here, police said Sunday.
Executives at China Merchants Bank created a genius programme that automatically transfers the husband's earnings to the wife's account. Every time the guy's account balance reads more than US$160, the extra cash automatically moves into the woman's account.
Los Angeles, Jan 23 (IANS) Singer Rihanna has given $200 as a tip to a waiter in a bid to be his biggest ever tipper.
Cutting down on sugar should be part of a global strategy to tackle the obesity epidemic, says a study commissioned by the World Health Organisation (WHO)................
New Delhi, Jan. 16 (ANI): Terming the act of planting landmines in the border areas in Jammu and Kashmir from the by Pakistan Army, as illegal and a part of their tactical plan, defence experts cautioned Indian Army to take the issue seriously.
New Delhi, Jan. 13 (ANI): Congress Party on Sunday took potshots at Nitin Gadkari over reports of the Income Tax (IT) Department issuing summons to him to appear before it, and said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) should now retrospect the leadership of its national president.
Wellington, Jan. 9 (ANI): Movie fans from New Zealand have chosen 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,' as their favourite movie of 2012.
London, Jan 8 (ANI): Rolling Stone band member Keith Richards reportedly shot a golf ball which had ruined his breakfast, according to the band's saxophone player Bobby Keys.
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London, Dec. 25 (ANI): A revolutionary Libyan rap group, who had to censor their lyrics under the repressive Muammar Gaddafi regime, is taking YouTube by storm since the downfall of the dictator.
London, Dec 22 (ANI): Wayne Rooney has gone green with a Christmas announcement that his new baby is a boy, as he posed as an elf with wife Coleen and son Kai.
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) India is in the process of procuring new assault rifles to replace the indigenously-designed 'INSAS' (Indian Small Arms System) rifles, Defence Minister A.K. Antony said Wednesday.
London, Dec. 16 (ANI): Boxing star Nicola Adams made women's boxing history in the summer and now she wants to rewrite the history books again in Rio four years from now.
London, Dec 14 (ANI): Ten passionate love letters which Mick Jagger wrote to his secret lover Marsha Hunt in the summer of 1969 reveal a tender side to the Rolling Stones singer rarely seen in public.
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) In the summer of 1969, Mick Jagger, the sizzling frontman of Rolling Stones, fell in love with a beautiful black American singer Marsha Hunt, who was the inspiration for 1971 track, "Brown Sugar" from the album "Sticky Fingers".
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) The government admitted Monday that "some deficiencies" exist in some categories of ammunition with the military.
London, December 10 (ANI): Mike Tyson thought that British business magnate Lord Alan Sugar was a pimp.
Moscow, Dec 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's airborne forces VDV have started state acceptance trials of the new Iskatel (Searcher) lightweight unmanned aerial vehicle system, the system's makers said.
Washington, Nov. 29 (ANI): The funeral of boxing legend Hector 'Macho' Camacho turned chaotic after a fight broke out between a woman claiming to be his girlfriend, a former lover and his sisters.
Lucknow, Nov. 26 (ANI): Belligerent but divided on several issues, opposition parties in Uttar Pradesh, led by the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), created a ruckus in the state assembly on Monday with the objective of cornering the Samajwadi Party (SP) Government over riots, the law and order situation and farmers' issues.
Allahabad, Nov. 25 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday denied fresh allegations of financial irregularities related to the Purti Group against party president Nitin Gadkari, saying there was no benefit of raising the same issue time and again.
London, Nov. 25 (ANI): Former Puerto Rican boxer Hector "Macho" Camacho has reportedly passed away after being taken off his life support machines at a hospital, doctors have said.
New Delhi, Nov. 20 (ANI): Veteran lawyer and Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha) from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Ram Jethmalani on Tuesday backed senior arty colleague Yashwant Sinha for his resent statement against party president Nitin Gadkari.
London, Nov. 18 (ANI): British health campaigners are calling on the UK Government to ban sports stars from promoting junk food over claims that athletes are earning millions by fuelling obesity among children.
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) After penning successful crime thriller "Gangs Of Wasseypur", writer Zeishan Quadri is scripting another crime?based drama and says it will be directed by Suparn Verma.
London, Nov. 18 (ANI): Budding boxer Freddie Flintoff has revealed he has given up boozing as he gears up for his boxing debut in the Manchester Arena on November 30.
Kasargode (Kerala) Nov 17 (IANS) After saying he did not have the courage to bring more units of his department into Kerala, Defence Minister A.K. Antony's said Saturday what he meant was that in his home state, politics overtakes everything and that does not augur well.
Sydney, Nov 14 (ANI): A growing number of girls in Australia are joining escort agencies, hoping to hook up an older man who will take care of them in a "mutually beneficial relationship."
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Inflation based on the consumer price index rose marginally to 9.75 percent in October as compared to 9.73 percent in the previous month, on account of a sharp increase in prices of sugar, pulses and vegetables, government data showed Monday.
Washington, November 11 (ANI): Handwritten love letters from Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger to his former lover Marsha Hunt are set to be auctioned in London next month.
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Leading sugar industry lobbies Thursday called for immediate decontrol of the sector, saying it would result in a gain of over Rs.3,000 crore and benefit mills and cane growers as well as consumers.
Mumbai, Oct 31 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday defended all the charges levelled against him by RTI crusader and India Against Corruption (IAC) activist Arvind Kejriwal, saying there have been repeated attempts to malign his reputation.
Washington, Oct. 30 (ANI): American professional boxer Sugar Ray Leonard recalled his own experiences of being sexually abused by coaches he had trusted, as he addressed a Pennsylvania State audience on 'child sex abuse'.
Chennai, Oct 29 (IANS) EID Parry (India) will be completing the restructuring of its sugar business soon while negotiations for a coal-fired boiler to power its Rs.500 crore sugar refinery at Andhra Pradesh's Kakinada are progressing well, said a top company official.
Pandharpur (Maharashtra), Oct 28 (IANS) Alert security personnel helped abort an attempt by an activist to target Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan with a slipper at a public meeting Sunday in this temple town, an official said.
New Delhi, Oct. 26 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party president Nitin Gadkari arrived in national capital New Delhi late on Friday evening, even as the party brass was reportedly huddled in meetings to decide its future course in the wake of allegations of corruption linked to the Purti Group, which he once ran.
Mandi (Himachal Pradesh), Oct. 25 (ANI): Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha and senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Sushma Swaraj on Thursday defended party president Nitin Gadkari over dealings related to his Purti Group of companies, even as the UPA-II Government began a probe into the latter's activities.
New Delhi, Oct.24 (ANI): The rank and file of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was somewhat left in a state of confusion on Wednesday, after senior party leader L.K.Advani came out strongly in support of party president Nitin Gadkari, and rejected all allegations of corruption against the latter.
Nagpur/New Delhi, Oct.24 (ANI): The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has reportedly asked Bharatiya Janata Party president Nitin Gadkari to come clean on the allegations of corruption levelled against him by the month-end, but at the same time has said that the issue is an internal matter for the BJP to solve.
New Delhi, Oct.23 (ANI): Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh on Tuesday submitted proof of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari's links with Purti Group of companies to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and demanded that the opposition party leader be probed on fraud charges.
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Congress leader Digvijaya Singh Tuesday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to order an inquiry in the funding of companies belonging to BJP president Nitin Gadkari.
New Delhi, Oct. 23 (ANI): The ruling Congress Party, the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and representatives of the UPA-II Government on Tuesday engaged in a verbal joust over a delay in probing allegations that BJP president Nitin Gadkari's Purti business group was engaged in illegal activities.
Union Power Minister Veerappa Moily Tuesday informed to media that central government would probe into the alleged financial irregularities in BJP President's firm Purti Power and Sugar Ltd, after the reports of a leading English daily..............
London, Oct 20 (ANI): Older people, who eat a carbohydrate rich diet are four times more likely to develop mild cognitive impairment, which is a precursor to Alzheimer's disease, a new research has claimed.
Lahore, Oct. 17 (ANI): Acting on information provided by intelligence reports, Pakistan's Interior Ministry has declared a high alert across the country.
Washington, October 17 (ANI): People age 70 and older who eat food high in carbohydrates have nearly four times the risk of developing mild cognitive impairment, and the danger also rises with a diet heavy in sugar, Mayo Clinic researchers have found.
London, Oct 12 (ANI): English actor Douglas Hodge has signed on to play Willy Wonka in Sam Mendes' production of 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.'
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Reversing the trend of contraction, India's industrial production grew 2.7 percent in August, led by a rebound in manufacturing activities, government data showed Friday.
London, Oct 12 (IANS) Actor Douglas Hodge has been roped in to play Willy Wonka in the theatre adaptation of Roald Dahl's children's book "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory".
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) An expert panel set up by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday recommended lifting all controls on the sugar industry, among the most regulated sectors in India, to balance the interests of farmers and mills.
New York, October 12 (ANI): A former advertising executive has teamed up with the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) to create an animated video of lovable, cuddly polar bears who suffer from real-life health effects of a diet filled with too much sugar.
Los Angeles, Oct 9 (IANS) Indian filmmaker Anurag Basu's "Barfi!" is among a record 71 films vying for a nomination in the best foreign language film category for the 85th Academy Awards.
New York, Oct 8 (ANI): A new exhibition called 'Baseball Hotties: Studs We Love' at the Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory in Kentucky features some New York flavour - pinstriped playboys Derek Jeter and Alex Rodriguez.