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POLITICS

 |  2-minute read
Food, Election, Police

Poll Police: 'Low rank cops are told to stand in the sun for hours. Our duty is such, we can't even take loo breaks'

These police officers have to stand for more than 18 hours on a poll day, till the EVMs reach the polling centre. Away from their homes for a month, they wish for fresh cooked food. And some shade.

ART & CULTURE

 |  2-minute read
Food, Sweets, Gujiya, Holi 2019

Why you must eat the gujiya this Holi!

According to popular beliefs, the gujiya belongs to the Bundelkhand region of our country. But it's certainly travelled far beyond that!

LIFE

 |  2-minute read
Health, Food, Spices, Clove

Clove brings out India’s special connection with spice. And with love

Clove was toothache cure in mother’s kitchen, mystery and delight added to kahwa tea. There is a lot more to this aromatic than meets the eye.

LIFE

 |  Hello, Health  |  3-minute read
Health, Garlic, Mint tea, Apple

15 easy foods that can help save you from pollution

Some foods can greatly help cut the harm done by exposure to severe pollution down. Here's the list.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Life, Food, Ashwagandha, Moon milk

Wow! The West discovers 'moon milk' and it’s just our good old ashwagandha

While you in India are sipping chamomile tea, hoping for a good night’s sleep, the West is going gaga over its newly discovered moon milk.

VARIETY

 |  Hello, Health  |  4-minute read
Ghee, Panjiri, Health, Food

Why Gond Laddus are good for health

Gond, besides the laddu form, is also eaten as a panjiri mixture.

VARIETY

 |  Hello, Health  |  3-minute read
Diet, Nicotinic, Superfoods, Food

Understanding the ABC of vitamin B3

B3 is a vitamin that is actually a little more complex than other vitamins required by our body.

LIFE

 |  3-minute read
Ayurveda, Health, Food, Ghee

Ghee is good for body and soul: Find out how it enhances your cooking

In Ayurveda, ghee is a sattvic food, a promoter of peace. In the pan, it performs the same role.

ART & CULTURE

 |  Food Fables  |  8-minute read
Food, Biryani, Rampur, Rampuri pulao shahjahani

The quest for Rampuri Pulao: Starring 100-year-old manuscripts, crusty librarians and helpful old khansamas

What do you do when the recipe facing you is using ancient measurements and trusting you to know much more about cooking than you actually do?

VARIETY

 |  2-minute read
Eating out, Food, Cheese, Pizza

Why one is better than two! Why this pizza calculation ahead of the weekend is mind-boggling!

Wouldn’t you have scored more in math if both life and calculation were based on pie charts?