Everything you need to know about Pugalur Sugar Factory: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Pugalur Sugar Factory: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
London, June 16 (ANI): A new vinyl-only record company has been launched to champion young music buyer's new found interest in the old-fashioned LP.
Washington, June 15 (ANI): A study led by researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) has found that too much sugar can lead to heart failure.
Los Angeles, May 29 (IANS) Filmmaker Sam Mendes is likely to return to helm the follow-up to the 2012 James Bond film "Skyfall".
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.
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.
Los Angeles, April 18 (IANS) Actor-producer Matt Damon has put his Miami beach home on sale for $20 million.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
ASUS has launched a new MeMO Pad in India, which offers a smooth browsing experience and fantastic quality at an affordable price. It is light in weight, easily fits in your hands and is great for your life on the go.
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(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.
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.
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. 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.
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.
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.
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".
London, December 10 (ANI): Mike Tyson thought that British business magnate Lord Alan Sugar was a pimp.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 2(ANI): Former heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis and former New York Giants player Jeremy Shockey were up against each other in a champagne bottle.
Washington, Sep 26 (IANS) Iran has decided not to send any film for the Oscars this year as a mark of protest against the recent anti-Islam film "Innocence of Muslims" which has sparked violence throughout the Middle East, says an entertainment website.
Turin, Sep 19 (IANS/AKI) Amid a Europe-wide decline in car sales, Italian automobile giant Fiat said it does not intend to leave Italy or close any of its Italian plants.
Miami, Sep 19 (IANS/EFE) Former Puerto Rican boxer Hector "Macho" Camacho will have his own programme on YouTube's NuevOn channel on which his fans will be able to follow the ex-pugilist as he looks for a new love, his representatives said Tuesday.
Chennai, Sep 13 (IANS) Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) and Air India completed the semi-final line-up in the 87th All-India MCC-Murugappa Gold Cup hockey tournament in contrasting styles here Thursday.
Khairat (Maharashtra), Sep 6 (IANS) For Walter Bender, co-founder of the One Laptop Per Child initiative, watching 20 children display great familiarity and skills with their XO laptops at a primary school in rural Maharashtra in western India was a proud moment.
Washington, September 5 (ANI): The Rolling Stones will be releasing two new tracks for their greatest hits collection 'GRRR!' on November 13.
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) Women-centric films have caught the right attention in recent times, thanks to unique content and strong roles. But for "Heroine", Kareena Kapoor has gone a step ahead and managed to bring as many as eight brands on board - said to be the most for any female-oriented Hindi movie so far.
A team of astronomers has found traces of sugar molecules present in the gases around a young Sun-like star with the help of a powerful telescope Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA)...
Washington, August 29 (ANI): A team of astronomers has spotted sugar molecules in the gas surrounding a young Sun-like star, using the powerful telescope Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA).
London, Aug 22 (ANI): Maria Sharapova has launched her own line of candy, titled Sugarpova, in New York.
London, August 19 (ANI): Tennis star Maria Sharapova has flown to New York City to launch a new line of premium gummy candies called Sugarpova.
London, August 17 (ANI): Eight in ten Britons have said that they are most turned off by their partner's bad body odour, a survey has revealed.
London, August 11 (ANI): Mel Stuart, the director of the beloved childhood classic 'Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory', died on Thursday night of cancer at his home in Los Angeles. He was 83.
London, Aug 10(ANI): British boxing star Nicola Adams, who became the first woman to win a gold medal inside the ring, just wanted to eat spicy chicken and chips from a fast-food chain.
Washington, August 10 (ANI): People can lose weight while consuming typical amounts of sugar or high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) if their overall calorie intake is reduced, according to a new study.
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) India's sugar output is likely to drop by one million tonne to 25 million tonnes in the marketing year beginning Oct 1 due to poor rainfall in key producing states, especially Maharashtra and Karnataka, the Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA) said Wednesday.
New York, July 11 (ANI): If you think sprinkling that packet of Equal or Splenda over foods or beverages may help you shed extra pounds, then you may be wrong.
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Sugar production is estimated to touch 260 lakh tonnes in the current marketing year ending September, the Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA) said Monday.
London, June 29 (IANS) The Rolling Stones band has roped in street artist Shephard Fairey to redesign their iconic logo for their 50th anniversary.
London, June 23 (ANI): Sugar-packed fizzy drinks are just as dangerous to health as cigarettes, health experts have warned.
London, June 20 (ANI): Sugar-packed fizzy drinks are just as dangerous to health as smoking cigarettes, health experts have claimed.
Los Angeles, June 18 (IANS) Singer Usher plays Sugar Ray Leonard in the biopic "Hands of Stone" and says he has given his best to thea role despite having no background in acting.
Washington, June 14 (ANI): Catherine Zeta-Jones has revealed that she had a blast while shooting for her latest musical flick 'Rock of Ages'.
Washington, June 14 (ANI): MIT engineers led by an Indian origin researcher have developed a fuel cell that runs on the same sugar that powers human cells: glucose.
London, June 4 (ANI): Ricky Martin, who was widely ridiculed about his past as a professional wrestler, his showbiz name and his profession to be the 'reflection of perfection' before this season of The Apprentice had even begun, has turned out be the winner.
Washington, May 17, (ANI): Chuck Brown known as the 'Godfather of Go-Go' for the subgenre of funk music he helped create, has died after suffering from pneumonia. He was 75.
Washington, May 6 (ANI): Sienna Miller, who is currently expecting her first child with fiance Tom Sturridge, has taken up yoga to help with her pregnancy, adding that her skin has much improved since she got pregnant.
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) A parliamentary panel on defence Monday concurred with Indian Army chief Gen. V.K. Singh on shortage of arms and ammunition in the force, noting that it was 'alarmed over the way the deficiencies have been allowed to persist' in aviation assets, artillery guns and tank ammunition.
London, Apr 30 (ANI): Mario Balotelli's secret lover, who had a 19-month roller-coaster relationship with him, exposed the crazy lifestyle of the soccer badboy on Sunday.
London, Apr 30 (ANI): Mike Tyson, who has just finished a sell-out run at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, was spotted in Warsaw with his third wife Lakiha Spicer, and their son, one-year old Morocco Elijah Tyson on Sunday.
New Delhi, Apr 24 (ANI): Asserting that sugar plays a very significant role in India's agricultural and industrial economy, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday asked the sugar sector to use latest technology to improve the production and productivity.
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) For the first time in its history, India has imposed a penalty on a foreign defence vendor for breach of contract in the establishment of ordnance factories for manufacturing bi-modular charges for the Indian Army's 155mm howitzers at Nalanda in Bihar.
London, April 16 (ANI): Ronnie Wood has apologized to his Rolling Stones bandmates for remarks he made to the media last week about an upcoming band gathering in the recording studio ahead of a possible concert next year to celebrate the group's 50th anniversary.