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Shahi Tukda Recipe

Fond of something sweet, try this Hyderabadi delicacy, which is an inseparable part of their culinary heritage. ‘Shahi Tukda’ also known as ‘Double ka Meetha’ is a delicious as well as indulgent delicacy, which can be prepared very easily at home without putting in many efforts. This easy traditional sweet recipe can be prepared in […]

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A new study reveals that women and men with higher BMI and body weight opt for a particular type of clothing

Your clothes say a lot about your personality, your state of mind…and even about your weight. According to a study done by the European Association for the Study of Obesity, the choice of garment colour is a predictor of body mass index (BMI). The findings reveal that darker and multicoloured clothes are preferred by women with […]

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Here’s why you need to find the right workout gear

Want to become fit for that trek your friends are planning or to attain a summer body for the beach parties? Invest in the right kind of gear for a more comfortable workout session and keep yourself hydrated, suggest experts. Shivoham, fitness trainer and brand ambassador at Avvatar Whey Protein, and Rahul Vira, chief executive […]

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Experts share the best way to give your wooden furniture a makeover

Don’t let the changing seasons wreak havoc on your outdoor wooden furniture. Invest in furniture covers and paint them new to keep them safe. Raghunandan Saraf, Founder and CEO, Saraf Furniture, and Mikita Laad Gupta, Senior Designer, Bonito Designs, suggest how: * Invest in furniture covers that are available in various sizes and types to […]

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Cham Cham Recipe

Cham Cham is a popular and traditional North Indian dessert recipe. Made on festive occasions like Holi, Diwali and Durga Puja, this dessert recipe comes in numerous variations and flavours. Try this easy dessert recipe!!! Ingredients of Cham Cham 300 gm paneer 2 teaspoon powdered green cardamom 200 gm condensed milk 4 cup Water 2 […]

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Watching too much TV can cause heart disease and cancer

Discretionary screen time, time spent watching TV or looking at a computer screen during leisure time, is an important contributor to overall sedentary behaviour, which is associated with higher risk of mortality and cardiovascular disease. This is the largest single study to focus on this area. The researchers looked at 3,90,089 participants from the UK […]

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Kapalua Bay Beach on the Hawaiian island of Maui

A crescent-shaped beach on the Hawaiian island of Maui got the top slot Thursday on the list of best beaches issued annually by a Florida professor known as Dr. Beach. Kapalua Bay Beach topped the list released by Stephen Leatherman, a coastal science professor at Florida International University in Miami. And don’t worry about that […]

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Nipah virus has led to almost 50 to 60% cancellation of bookings to Kerala

Tourism in Kerala is bearing the brunt of the sudden occurrence of Nipah virus in a section of the state. However, locals and tourists believe that the situation has been falsely portrayed by the media. News of the presence of the virus was first reported from Kozhikode earlier this week, and now, at least 12 […]

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Shammi Kebab Recipe

Shammi Kebab is a famous Pakistani non-vegetarian snack recipe that is made from mutton, cumin seeds and chana dal with the filling of onions, coriander leaves and green chillies. These crispy and delicious kebab balls are easy to make and can be a perfect snack recipe for evening tea and can be tried as a […]

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Cure for migraine: Headaches can be minimised with just a few simple diet hacks.

Surprisingly, a few diet hacks can also help you relieve that pain. According to a 2016 study, eliminating coffee and processed foods high in nitrites or monosodium glutamate (MSG) can help fight headaches and migraine. Migraine headaches can eat away your peace of mind. After all, you need to have a steady head to perform to the […]

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Here’s what’s making rice unhealthy

As carbon dioxide rises due to the burning of fossil fuels, rice will lose some of its protein and vitamin content, putting millions of people at risk of malnutrition, scientists warned on Wednesday. The change could be particularly dire in southeast Asia where rice is a major part of the daily diet, said the report […]

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This is the world’s most private resort

Fitness executive Jim Worthington had one goal for the luxury trip he was planning to celebrate the birthday of his girlfriend, Kim Levins: privacy. “I wanted to be 100% away from everybody,” he says from his office in Bucks County, Pa. “It was her 30th birthday, and I didn’t want to share it with anybody but […]

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Papri Chaat Recipe

If you are craving for something delicious and punchy, then Papri Chaat is a must-try! This is one of the most popular street food in India. With the Holi around the corner, this traditional chaat recipe makes for a great binge-worthy option to go for! Papri chaat is a perfect balance of tangy, spicy and […]

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Medical tests every woman above 40 must take regularly to stay healthy and fit

Ladies, in your 40s, there are a lot of subtle changes in your body that often go unnoticed. Instead of ignoring the symptoms and risking a major health problem, later on, go in for routine tests. An annual visit to your doctor goes a long way in ensuring good health. There’s a good reason the proverb goes […]

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Eyewear doesn’t have to be boring

Eyewear needn’t be boring. Go for embellished shades or thick geeky glasses touching the vintage style of the early 1970s to stay in vogue, suggest experts. Gurpreet Singh Bhatia, CEO of Vision Express, and Nitin Grover, spokesperson, Scavin Sunglasses, suggest the following: Thick and geeky: Inspire your nerdy look with the thick and geeky frames. This […]

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Benefits of cinnamon: To heal acne scars

Benefits of cinnamon: To heal acne scars, mix honey and cinnamon to revitalise your face. (Shutterstock) Cinnamon is a delicious spice and you probably know it has some great benefits for your health. But did you know that the benefits of cinnamon go much beyond health and fitness? You can also use it in your […]

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Ramadan Special:Mutton Korma Recipe

Bhopali food is known for its taste and unusual blend of spices. If you are looking for a mutton recipe with a difference, then this easy Bhopali Gosht Korma recipe or Mutton Korma is what you would love to indulge in! Korma is an ultimate delight for meat lovers. Made with tender mutton and melange […]

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You can lose weight faster if you control stress and anxiety levels

A new study, published in the journal Cell Metabolism, shows how chronic exposure to stress is linked to obesity due to the relationship between fat cells and the timing of stress hormones. “…if you experience chronic, continuous stress or take glucocorticoids (drugs used by patients of arthritis and asthma) at night, the resulting loss of […]

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As a trend, masterpiece white walls are refreshing

You may not be able to escape the sweltering heat when you are outside, but you can make your home a cool haven by playing around with colours and adding greenery to your walls. A colour palette, when used well, can help in creating a naturally refreshing environment at home. Peeyush Bachlaus, Head of Marketing […]

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Bentota in Sri Lanka is a must-visit if your family comprises animal lovers

Bentota in Sri Lanka is a must-visit if your family comprises animal lovers Summer vacations are here and it’s the perfect time to plan an ideal summer getaway. It will allow you to take a break from your fast-paced life and offer an opportunity to relax, rejuvenate and spend quality time with family and friends. […]