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The Tradition Of Mahalaya!

Sept. 21, 2022, 11:07 a.m.

‘That it will never come again is what makes life so sweet’: wise words from the poet Emily Dickinson and one which has been playing in my mind ever since the fragrance of the ‘Shiu…

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Health hazards of Paneer Adulteration!

Sept. 17, 2022, 5:17 p.m.

Paneer is an excellent source of protein especially for vegetarians who do not get their intake from meat products. It is also a rich source of selenium and potassium & calcium. The manufactur…

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The old order changeth yielding place to the new!

Sept. 14, 2022, 10:05 a.m.

(Morte d'Arthur, Alfred,Lord Tennyson) With the passing of Queen Elizabeth II, an era has ended. Her eldest son, the former Prince of Wales, Charles, heir to the throne since he was three years ol…

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Pitru Paksha:The ritual of remembering our ancestors!

Sept. 10, 2022, 7:54 p.m.

Hindus believe “Shraddhyaa Kriyate Yaa Saa”: Shradh is the ritual accomplished to satiate one’s ancestors. This ritual expresses one’s unconditional reverence towards the ance…

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KOH-I-NOOR: The History of the World’s Most Infamous Diamond!

Sept. 7, 2022, 10:09 a.m.

By William Dalrymple and Anita Anand 335 pp, Hardbound , Bloomsbury Well, as an Indian, it perhaps is a given that I would be a tad fascinated by the ‘Kohinoor’ diamond. Added to this, i…

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Health Benefits of Okra!

Sept. 5, 2022, 5:03 p.m.

Biologically classified as a fruit, okra is generally utilized like a vegetable in cooking. One cup (100 grams) of raw okra contains: Calories: 33 Carbs: 7 grams Protein: 2 grams Fat: 0 gram…