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Protestors turn out in number’s to oppose Irpu Hydel Project

Large number of protestors near Irpu yesterday blocked the officials arriving to hold public meeting.
Officials were blocked by protestors holding black flags opposing Mini Hydel project being planned at Irpu. A meeting was called by the district administration at 11.00 a.m at the Irpu Sree Rameshwara temple premises to seek public opinion. Read More

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Cauvery Sene to form a new organisation to fight for environmental cause.

MADIKERI: Cauvery Sene,an NGO fighting to save the ecology of Kodagu(Coorg), would form Kodagu Parisara Samrakshana Samithi to protect Kodagu’s environment.Cauvery Sene convenor K Ravi Chengappa addressed the media in Madikeri said that Cauvery Sene has decided to approach for financial help from the general public and other organizations to fight cases. Read More

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Coffee Prices fall across asia

Coffee prices across Asia fell in the week to Tuesday, tracking sharp losses in international coffee futures.
On Monday, the May robusta contract on the London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange finished at $1,117 a metric ton, down $40, or 3.5%. It was $82 lower than a week earlier. Read More

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Coffee Growers gear up,coffee prices may fall.

Rain forecast for brazil.May boost up production in brazil. It may not be a good option to hoard beans for long,hoping for a further price increase.
BY DANIELLE ROSSINGH
Robusta coffee fell in London on speculation rain may boost the harvest in Brazil, the world’s biggest producer and exporter, easing concerns about a global shortage. Read More

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A coffee cup worth thousands of dollars,oooooooooo.

Ottawa — A discarded coffee cup found to be worth thousands of dollars in a fast-food chain contest has stirred up a storm in Canada as two girls fight over ownership of the prize-winning item. Read More

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Esha Deol opens a coffee shop in Dhaka

Hindi film actress Esha Dharmendra Deol flies from Mumbai to Dhaka on March 29 to open a coffee shop named Coffee World in the capital, reports UNB.
Esha, daughter of famous Hindi film idols Dharmendra and Hema Malini, will open the Coffee World at Banani on March 30.
Scholastica Group will set up two Coffee World shops at Banani and Dhanmondi on March 30. Read More

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Arabica prices down,but hope floats.

NEW YORK, Mar 13, 2006 
Arabica coffee futures slid Monday on the New York Board of Trade, but active roaster and industry buying pared a fund-driven selloff to 2 1/2-month lows.
Most-active May closed 170 points lower at $1.0590 a pound.
“Funds and locals sold and May broke the recent low at $1.0650,” a desk manager here said. “But there was excellent buying from U.S. Read More

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Coffee reduces risk of pancreatitis

LIVERPOOL, England, March 13 (UPI) — Scientists at the University of Liverpool say they have figured out how coffee reduces the risk of alcohol-induced pancreatitis.
Pancreatitis, which can cause severe abdominal pain, is often triggered by alcohol consumption which causes digestive enzymes to digest part of the pancreas, researchers said. Read More

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Tata Coffee issues rights

Mumbai, March 13: Tata Coffee Ltd today decided to issue on rights basis two equity shares of Rs 10 each for every five held by its existing shareholders. The price band for the rights shares has been fixed between Rs 220 and Rs 260 per share. The record date will be announced later. Read More

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Coffee really is a quick fix

By Sam Lister Daily Post Staff

AFTER one too many tipples the night before, a big pot of coffee is the hangover cure favoured by many.
But it seems craving a caffeine fix can actually help repair some of the damage caused by having too much to drink. Read More

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