Potatoes

  • Russia: Activists plant potatoes in potholes in protest 03-06-2013 10:08 AM

    Moscow: A group of activists in the central Russian city of Yaroslavl have planted potatoes in street potholes across the city "to see if these potatoes will grow sooner than the city authorities repair the roads". Road construction and repair in Russia is notoriously inefficient, with funds allocated for road...
  • Britons spend 9 years of life watching TV 19-11-2012 03:33 PM

    London: 'Couch Potato' Britons spend an average of nine years of their lives watching television, a new study has found. Researchers say that the time spent in front of the 'idiot-box' is five years more than the combined length the country spends shopping, playing sport and in bed. Three of...
  • Food inflation eases to 4-yr low of 4.35 pc 15-12-2011 12:20 PM

    New Delhi: Food inflation fell to a nearly four-year low of 4.35 per cent during the week ended December 3, reflecting a decline in prices of essential items like vegetables, onions, potatoes and wheat. This is the lowest rate of food inflation since the week ended February 23, 2008, when...
  • No Blight on this Potato

    Chronicles of the Kitchen |  Diya Kohli
    The hint of smoky sweetness wafts over the dusty smog of the city As I carry my Monday morning hangover face to work. It carries...

  • Save taxes: Make potato crisps that are not potato 08-07-2008 12:28 PM

    Mumbai: The second warm-up game of the England on their forthcoming tour to India has been shifted from the Mumbai Cricket Association's Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC) ground to D Y Patil stadium in Navi Mumbai. Announcing this here at a media conference, MCA president Ravi Savant said, "We met BCCI...
  • For strong immune system, eat potatoes 25-06-2007 05:45 PM

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  • Destiny brings hope for this woman 14-04-2007 03:32 AM

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  • Pepsi and potatoes can light up homes 03-09-2006 07:51 PM

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  • Now log on to buy potatoes in WB 18-08-2006 02:48 PM

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  • Potato sales to go online in Bengal 18-08-2006 12:38 PM

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