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Revamp Your Kitchen with UrbanClap

Revamp Your Kitchen with UrbanClap

When was the last time you devoted time to change the look and feel of your kitchen? Well, most of us don’t pay as much attention to the look and feel of the kitchen as to the other parts of the house. However, we are sure they do know that their kitchen plays a major role in making the house... read more »

It takes two livers to save an obese pat...

It takes two livers to save an obese patient

An obese man requiring liver transplant had to seek donation from two of his family members as the portion of liver donated by one was not sufficient. Sameer Mitra, 46, weighed 93kg. Doctors had to take out 220 grams of the liver lobe from his brother-in-law, and another 550gm from his... read more »

Tips to reduce weight in 10 days

Tips to reduce weight in 10 days

Do you wish to reduce weight within 10 ten days? If you eat right, perform the correct exercises and follow a healthy regime, you are bound to lose the excess pounds. Manish Dagar, an expert at fitness club Celebrity Fitness, has doled out some tips: – Diet: Diet rules for waist training are... read more »

I won’t make anarkali suits, imper...

I won’t make anarkali suits, imperfection is my thing

From village Jogewala in Moga district to France, fashion designer Navjeet Kaur recalls a journey straight out of a movie script. Over samosas squeezed between white bread slices and non-herbal tea at her apartment (“if you had asked for green, it’s possible that I may have assumed you... read more »

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SaMaPa festival begins in capital

SaMaPa festival begins in capital

New Delhi – Melodious bhajans of Anup Jalota, soulful santoor compositions of Abhay Rustum Sopori and Ragini Rainu’s sufi recital kick-started the ninth edition of SaMaPa Sangeet... read more »

Carnival showcases culture of northeastern region in Delhi

Carnival showcases culture of northeastern region ...

By Themthingchon Yr New Delhi – The northeast has a rich and diverse culture. To raise awareness about it, various festivals and fairs are... read more »

Nation remembers Nehru on 124th birth anniversary

Nation remembers Nehru on 124th birth anniversary

New Delhi – The nation Thursday paid rich tributes to India’s first prime minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on his 124th birth anniversary. Prime... read more »

Statues dating back 3,500 years discovered at Egypt tem...

Statues dating back 3,500 years discovered at Egypt temple

Cairo – French experts discovered two statues dating back to Egypt’s New Kingdom (1539-1075 B.C.) in the archaeological zone of Luxor,... read more »

Hornbill Festival to host national dance competition

Hornbill Festival to host national dance competition

Kohima – For the first time, the Hornbill Festival in Nagaland will feature Footloose, a national dance competition. Participants from other states and... read more »

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Food

Recipe: Vegetable sweet corn soup

Ingredients: One cup fresh sweet corn, one finely chopped carrot, one tbsp chopped cabbage, half tsp sugar, half tsp green chilli sauce, half tsp soya sauce, one tbsp corn flour, four cups... read more »

Recipe: Tomato chicken with brown rice

Tomato chicken with brown rice is a delightful blend of spices and tangy tomatoes. It is essentially chicken pieces coated with many fragrant spices... read more »

Recipe: Russian Borscht

Ingredients:Three cups of chicken stock (for non vegetarians) or plain water (for vegetarians)– 1 cabbage – 4 potatoes – 2 beetroots –... read more »

An Egyptian feast in Kolkata

Theirs are traditions as rich and old as ours and their love for peppy Bollywood numbers is as Indian as it gets. And not only that, Cairo girls Hannah Sameh,... read more »

Recipe: Gosht Dum Biryani

Dinkar Sardesai, executive chef of Rama International, Aurangabad shares the authentic recipe of Gosht Dum Biryani. Ingredients 1 kg Lamb meat 600 gm Basmati... read more »

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Health & Fitness

Which 5 yoghurts should you eat!

There’s no comfort food like a plate of dahi-khichdi. Well, we’ve savoured the humble yoghurt (fermented milk product), with or without sugar, way before it evolved with various flavours... read more »

Cancer: Breaking the bad news to patients

For Dr Ranjana Srivastava, who began working as an oncologist in Australia 10 years ago, breaking the news to patients suffering from cancer is part... read more »

Include pumpkin in your diet to lose weight

To utilize pumpkin as a weight loss food, you will need to substitute it for a food in your diet that is higher in calories. Take for instance, if you are... read more »

Simple remedies to treat acidity

Acidity can strike at any time and any place. It is diagnosed by discomfort near the chest and cause significant distress. If you suffer from it often, here... read more »

A detox isn’t just about the food

A detox also doesn’t have to be just about the food — it is much more than that. So if your body is craving for some sleep — give it just that!... read more »

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Religion

Diwali not so happy for heart, diabetic patients

Tamil Nadu celebrates Diwali with traditional fervour

Chennai – People in Tamil Nadu Saturday woke up to the sounds of crackers on the occasion of Diwali, the festival of lights. Children burst fire crackers and adults performed puja at home.... read more »

It's Diwali for Vrindavan widows too, this year

It’s Diwali for Vrindavan widows too, this y...

By Brij Khandelwal Vrindavan (Uttar Pradesh) – Thousands of widows of Vrindavan in Uttar Pradesh will, for the first time, celebrate Diwali... read more »

Indian women celebrate Karva Chauth

Indian women celebrate Karva Chauth

PUNE – It will be a day of fasting for several married women across the city on Tuesday as they celebrate Karva Chauth, to pray for the safety and long... read more »

10 million to gather for 2015 Nashik Kumbh Mela

10 million to gather for 2015 Nashik Kumbh Mela

Mumbai – The Maharashtra government is gearing up to receive over 10 million pilgrims for the 2015 Kumbh Mela, scheduled after 12 years in the small... read more »

Haj enters final stage with stoning ritual

Haj enters final stage with stoning ritual

Jeddah – Over a million Muslims, including more than a lakh Indians, on Tuesday participated in the symbolic stoning of the devil in Mina Valley of... read more »

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Use this to remove odour from stinky foods

Scientists have developed a new film that could neutralise the odours of even the smelliest of foods such as onions, garlic, certain cheeses and the notoriously stinky Asian durian... read more »

Pizza maker Papa John’s hands insured for a whopping 10 M pounds

Seems like Papa John’s has taken their love for pizza to another level as the company has recently insured its founder’s hands for 10 million pounds. Tabloid media revealed... read more »

Haldiram products under scanner!

Maharashtra government today asked its health regulator to check samples of Haldiram’s packaged snacks to find if they are fit for human consumption. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)... read more »

Poor sanitation practices leads to unfavorable pregnancy outcomes in India!

Indian ladies suffer majorly during pregnancy! Besides household chores and other responsibilities there are several other reasons which hamper the growth of a child in India during... read more »

FSSAI to review caffeine standards in beverages

Food safety regulator FSSAI has decided to review caffeine standards in caffeinated and energy drinks and is looking for an agency to study the consumption pattern in the country. Caffeinated and... read more »