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Haldiram products under scanner!

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) has been asked to collect packaged food samples of the Nagpur-based leading domestic snack-maker from all over... read more »

Poor sanitation practices leads to unfav...

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 pregnancy. But, do you know, what are the main reasons for the adverse pregnancy outcomes in India? They are poor... read more »

FSSAI to review caffeine standards in be...

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 energy drinks are non-alcoholic beverages containing caffeine, guarana, glucuronolactone, taurine,... read more »

Heart scan can predict premature death r...

Heart scan can predict premature death risk

A scan of calcium deposits inside the arteries can identify those at risk of dying over the next 15 years, a new study has found. A coronary artery calcification (CAC) scan is an X-ray test that looks for specks of calcium in the walls of the coronary arteries. These specks of calcium are called... read more »

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Panel to shape Nehru's birth anniversary year policies

Panel to shape Nehru’s birth anniversary year policies

New Delhi – A committee chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will lay! down policies and guidelines for commemoration of the 125th birth anni! versary of Jawaharlal Nehru, the first prime... read more »

North East Festival's second edition to be bigger, says organiser

North East Festival’s second edition to be b...

New Delhi – The two-day North East Festival here ended on a high note, thanks to support from the government. Now, Shyamkanu Mahant! a,... read more »

Visva-Bharati marks Tagore’s Nobel centenary

International seminar to mark Tagore's Nobel centenary

By Sirshendu Panth Kolkata – To salute poet-philosopher Rabindranath Tagore on the centenary of his getting the Nobel Prize for literature – the... read more »

Government clueless about sorry state of Maulana Azad&#...

Government clueless about sorry state of Maulana Azad's mausoleum

New Delhi – Union Minority Affairs Minister K. Rahman Khan Monday was clueless about the sorry state of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad’s mausoleum here... read more »

Washington exhibition explores yoga mysteries through a...

Washington exhibition explores yoga mysteries through art

By Arun Kumar Washington – The mysteries of the ancient Indian practice of yoga and its profound meanings are explored in what is described as the... read more »

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Recipe: Jelly pudding

Ingredients: 1 packet of jelly crystals (any flavour) 200ml fresh cream, chilled and whipped 200gm condensed milk Method: – Prepare the jelly as per the instructions on the packet. – In... read more »

Recipe: Jeera aloo

Ingredients: –Four large sized potatoes (boiled, peeled and cut into pieces) – Four tbsp oil – One tsp jeera/cumin seeds –... read more »

Recipe: Saffron rice & salan

A traditional Awadhi dish dug out from the secret kitchens of AwadhPreparation time: 30minsCooking time: 3o minutesServes:4Ingredients1kg chicken breast1... read more »

Recipe: Dahi Wada

A popular north Indian dish of lentil dumplings soaked in Yoghurt.Preparation time: 30 minutes + 3 hours soaking timeCooking time: 20... read more »

Recipe: Vanilla muffins

Vanilla flavoured muffinsPreparation Time: 15 minutesCooking Time: 20 minutesMakes: 8Recipe Ingredients:80g Flour60g Powdered Sugar½ tbsp. Baking... read more »

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Health & Fitness

Burned out? Here’s how you can bounce back

All of us reach that point in life when we feel thoroughly exhausted or mentally numb. Experts say that an increasing number of individuals today are getting burned out. And if one does not take a... read more »

Healthy diet helps protect your kidney

Andrew Smyth, MD at National University of Ireland Galway and his colleagues analyzed questionnaires completed by 544,635 participants of the... read more »

When you’re obese and pregnant

“Obese pregnant women are more likely to give birth to babies with excessive body fat and these children may grow up to be obese or overweight adults.... read more »

Aqua aerobics and water sports

Although traditional workout methods are preferred by a wide majority, aqua exercises are being pursued by many for variety in their exercise routine and to... read more »

6 ways sitting is killing you

That office chair, couch, cushion or bean bag isn’t the real culprit. It’s your lazy habit of parking yourself in a spot that is silently ringing... read more »

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Japanese retail giant teams up with Tajima for new life wear

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