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Galouti Kebab: The Melt-in-the Mouth Delicacy Originally Made for a Toothless King

What more can be said of Lucknow that has not been spoken about already? Braving the test of time, the city still manages to preserve its rich royal heritage be it through its architecture, literature, ‘khatirdari’ (hospitality) or food. The rich Mughlai cuisine with aromatic spices is a major contributor …

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Food

Gowd Saraswat Cuisine, Where Fish Dishes Hold a Special Place

There are a clutch of interesting legends and stories that are wrapped around the community of Gowd Saraswats, but perhaps the tale that is most relevant to us is the one that deals with how they started to eat fish. The story goes that the Gowd Saraswat Brahmins (GSB) lived …

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Food

World Cuisine: Know the Difference Between Continental Food and Oriental Food

Different cuisines prepared in different regions across the world have stories to tell about its place, tradition and culture. From Chinese to Continental, Lebanese to Japanese and Indian, all of them have a taste of their own. We all love to savour delicacies from around the world, especially since they …

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Health

5 Effective Shoulder Stretches to Flex Your Muscles and Release Stress

The human shoulder is one of the more bio-mechanically complex joints since it has the greatest range of motion in the body. Though there are numerous muscles, tendons, nerves, ligaments and blood vessels surrounding the shoulder, which provide flexibility and support, it also makes the area susceptible to injury. Practicing …

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News

Gili Islands: Are they truly a vision of paradise on earth?

The Gili Islands, comprising Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno and Gili Air, are situated just off the northwest coast of Lombok, Indonesia. Motor vehicles aren’t allowed here, so for transportation you either need to walk, take a bicycle or the cidomo (horse-drawn carriage). Amongst all the activities, the most popular ones …

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TECH UPDATES

McDonald’s to Use Snapchat to Hire Workers in the US

In its bid to attract young applicants, American fast-food chain McDonald’s will hire some US workers this summer through the photo-sharing app Snapchat. The world’s largest burger chain said the company and its franchisees will hire about 250,000 people across its US restaurants for what is usually one of its …

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Education

SSC CGL 2017 application form filling date extended, apply quickly now

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) on Friday extended the last date for filling the online application forms for Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Examination, till 5pm on June 19, 2017. Earlier, the last date for receipt of application was June 16, 2017. In a notification issued on Friday, the commission said …

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TECH UPDATES

Box Drive Will Let You ‘Stream’ Files From the Cloud to Your PC

While Google is planning to expand the backup service offered by its Drive desktop app, another cloud service, Box, has now launched its own Box Drive desktop app. As you might expect, the desktop app, available for Windows and macOS, essentially allows users to get access to their cloud files …

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Health

Alcohol and Substance Abuse May Worsen PTSD Symptoms

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) refers to a disorder wherein a person may fail to recover after experiencing a terrifying event. It can trigger anxiety and dreadful memories of the incident. Veterans or people from the armed forces may be at a higher risk of developing PTSD as they are often …

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Education

Kirori Mal College’s popular candy seller: Shah Rukh Khan asked me to work in his serial

Tinguji has spent a lifetime selling candies at Delhi University’s Kirori Mal College (KMC). For four decades, neither heat nor rain or cold could deter this slight little old man from going about his business. “I used to sell pen nibs at a shop in Hans Raj College but that …

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