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  • Rajasthani folk music group 'Barmer Boys' on a two-week US trip April 19, 2014

    Keeping alive the centuries-old musical tradition of the Manganiyars, a hereditary caste of Muslim musicians in India's desert state of Rajasthan, the "Barmer Boys" are on a debut two week coast-to-coast US tour. Barely in their 30s and yet seasoned performers of Rajasthani folk and Sufi music, the group, during its...
  • Don't attempt this insane experiment at home: What happens when you mix Coke, Mentos, Nutella and a condom April 9, 2014

    You know what happens when you mix Coke and Mentos. Now, a new experiment with Coke, Mentos, Nutella and a condom will blow up like nothing you've ever seen. First, take some Nutella and put it on the top of the bottle, creating some kind of Nutella cap that will...
  • Woman drinks 10 litres of Diet Coke every day and has spent 150,000 pounds on the fizzy drink over 28 years February 22, 2014

    A Diet Coke addict has spent nearly 150,000 pounds on the fizzy drink over 28 years. Mother of five Jakki Ballan, 42, drinks up to 10 litres of Diet Coke every day. Ballan has been hooked to the soft drink since she was 14 years old. Her 30-year dependence on the...
  • Two killed in coal mine accident at Church Victoria November 11, 2013

    Two miners were killed on Monday when a coal mine caved in at Church Victoria area near Dhanbad of Jharkhand. "Two miners were killed on the spot when the roof near the entrance of a pit inside Basanti Mata coal mine caved in at around 11.15 AM," said Ashok Sarkar, Director...
  • Apple tops the list of best global brands, dislodges Coca-Cola September 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Outstripping Coca-Cola, Apple has now become the most valuable brand of the world. In Interbrand's latest Best Global Brands report, Apple - for the first time - has made to the number 1 spot. With Apple claiming the top position this year, Google has jumped to number 2...
  • AR Rahman: Excited to be a part of Coke Studio@MTV Season 3 August 2, 2013

    Mumbai: After successful seasons of Coke Studio @MTV being liked by the audience, the popular music show is back with its third season. The new season was launched by Sukhwinder Singh, lyricist Prasoon Joshi, Papon, Salim-Sulaiman, AR Rahman, Clinton Cerejo, Hishesh Soni, and Bollywood actors Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan and Sidhartha...
  • PepsiCo India President Manu Anand quits after 19 years June 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Beverages and snacks major PepsiCo India said its India Region President Manu Anand has quit the company with immediate effect after working with the company for 19 years. "PepsiCo India Region President Manu Anand has decided to join another company and is leaving PepsiCo. His successor will be announced...
  • SAIL chairman hopeful about ICVL buying coal assets abroad June 9, 2013

    Kolkata: International Coal Ventures Ltd(ICVL), a consortium of leading steel and mining PSUs, has shortlisted four to five coking coal assets abroad for acquisition and could strike deals soon. "At least four to five good assets have been shortlisted. Countries are Australia, US and Mozambique," SAIL chairman CS Verma, who also...
  • Pop music will come back with time: Ali Zafar March 3, 2013

    Mumbai: Pop music culture is diminishing and it upsets Pakistani singer-actor Ali Zafar, who would love to do something to save it, but admits he can't bring about the change single-handedly. "It's sad that pop music is fading these days. I can't individually get it back myself," Ali, who started his...
  • Soft drinks increase risk of prostate cancer in men November 28, 2012

    London: Men who drink fizzy drinks are not just ruining their teeth but could also be at risk of aggressive prostate cancer, the Daily Mail reported on Tuesday. A Swedish study has found just one soft drink a day could increase the risk of developing more serious forms of the...
  • US boy dies after three years without a brain November 2, 2012

    Pueblo: A Colorado boy who survived three years without a brain has died. Nickolas Coke, of Pueblo, was born with only a brain stem, a condition known as anencephaly. The National Center for Biotechnology Information says most babies born with anencephaly live only a few days. The center says it...
  • Buying American in Tehran: Apples, razors, Coke September 16, 2012

    Tehran: The Great Satan still sells in Iran. Even after decades of diplomatic estrangement and tightening economic sanctions, American products manage to find their way into the Iranian marketplace. The routes are varied: back channel exporters, licensing workarounds and straightforward trade for goods not covered by the US embargoes over...
  • Ronaldinho loses Coke deal for drinking Pepsi July 11, 2012

    Rio de Janeiro: Former Brazilian star midfielder's decision to have a sip of Pepsi at a press conference cost him dearly as rivals Coke pulled the plug on his endorsement deal. The former Barcelona man had himself to blame for his pocket being $760,000 lighter. Coke released Ronaldinho for giving Pepsi...
  • Coca Cola and Pepsi contain alcohol: Study June 28, 2012

    London: Coca-Cola and Pepsi contain minute traces of alcohol, a study has revealed. According to tests carried out by the Paris-based National Institute of Consumption, more than half of leading colas contain traces of alcohol, Daily Mail reported on Wednesday. These include the brand leaders Coca-Cola and Pepsi Cola, while it...
  • Coca Cola plans to invest $5 bn in India by 2020 June 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Coca Cola, the world's largest beverage firm, said on Tuesday it planned to invest $5 billion in India over the next eight years on expanding its bottling and other business capacities. "We plan to invest $5 billion in Indian business between now and 2020. This represents an increase of...
  • Coke Studio 2 focusing on originality, diversity June 25, 2012

    New Delhi: After a successful maiden innings, the second season of the popular music show Coke Studio is all set to grow larger in scale and creativity. The focus of the second season, to be aired on MTV in July, is on diversity and originality with eight unique episodes, 12...
  • Coke to enter Myanmar for first time in 60 years June 15, 2012

    New York: The Coca-Cola Co. plans to start selling its drinks in Myanmar for the first time in 60 years, following the US government's decision to suspend investment sanctions on the country for its democratic reforms. Myanmar is one of three countries where Coca-Cola doesn't do business. The other two are...
  • Coke Studio season 2: Artistes unplugged May 30, 2012

    After a damp reception in its first season, MTV Coke Studio is getting set for it's second season outing on the small screen. ...
  • J'khand: 1 dead as workers of 2 parties clash April 20, 2012

    New Delhi: Clashes broke out on Friday between supporters of two political parties at Dhanbad in Jharkhand. One person has been killed and six injured in the clashes. A mob smashed several vehicles during the violence. The clashes broke out over awarding of contracts at Bharat Coking Coal Ltd. Clashes broke...
  • UAE: Coke, Pepsi asked to remove cans from sale February 23, 2012

    Dubai: The UAE's Ministry of Economy has ordered removal of certain cans and bottles of Pepsi and Coca Cola from the market within one month, saying that the companies have reduced quantities without prior permission. The decision was taken after meeting between the Ministry and local departments following complaints the...
  • Snapshot: Vault holds 125-year-old Coke formula December 6, 2012

    Georgia Governor Nathan Deal and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, left, are led into the exhibit by Coca Cola Chief Executive Officer Muhtar Kent, right, in Atlanta, Thursday, December 8, 2011. Coca-Cola's secret formula has found a new home at the World of Coca-Cola. In a ceremony with videos, singers and...
  • Wadalis bring the magical Sufi to Coke Studio July 2, 2011

    New Delhi: The third episode of Coke Studio @MTV turned out to be one of the best with Sufi maestros Wadali Brothers taking charge and bringing out some of the best melodies with Bollywood and regional singers. From 'Aa Mil Yaar' to 'Tu Maane Ya Naa', Wadali Brothers brought out the...
  • Coke Studio: Kailash-Chinnaponnu steal the show June 18, 2011

    New Delhi: Coke Studio's India version premiered on MTV on Saturday amidst huge expectations and buzz among music fans. While, there were fans who were waiting for India's version irrespective, there were people who were waiting to see if the India version can be as magical as the Pakistan version....
  • Coke Studio comes to India June 18, 2011

    Almost the first thing we asked Wasim Basir, Coke's director of marketing, was: What took you so long? He laughed. "There are a lot of reasons why now is the right time to bring it here, but I guess the best way to apologise for the delay is by giving...
  • 'Coke Studio India will take you in a trance' June 17, 2011

    New Delhi: The eager anticipation is almost over as Coke Studio India hits television screens on Friday evening and singer Richa Sharma said the popular event will give musicians a chance to create their music live on stage. "India's version of Coke Studio will see more variety as India has a...
  • Coke studio premieres in India June 17, 2011

    Coke Studio, the musical show that has created waves in Pakistan will make its debut in India tonight on MTV. ...
  • Coke Studio premiers in India June 15, 2011

    Coke Studio India Premiered on Monday night with live performances from singers like Kailash kher, Shankar Mahadevan and Richa Sharma. ...
  • Jam, jugalbandi as Coke Studio comes to India June 8, 2011

    New Delhi: Coke Studio, the popular musical concept that brings under one banner styles and genres from different parts of the country, is all set to rock India after conquering Pakistani music lovers over three colourful seasons. The sets are ready. The studio is complete. For the Indian music fans, it's...
  • Coke Studio debuts in India May 24, 2011

    Coke Studio is where some of the most acclaimed singers meet hidden, independent talent to produce a series of jam sessions of a kind. ...
  • Pepsi to launch social vending machine April 28, 2011

    New York: PepsiCo Inc is introducing a "social vending" machine that lets users buy each other drinks remotely, further proof that its decades-old rivalry with Coca-Cola Co is going ever-more high tech. A prototype of the new technology will debut at a trade show this week in Chicago. Coke started...