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Eat Less, Eat All!

Did you ever overwork your will power to stop yourself from indulging into the yummy looking chocolate fantasy that your

Broccoli And Cheddar Strata

Ingredients: 3 cups (750 ml) broccoli florets 2 tsp (10 ml) cooking oil ½ cup (125 ml) onion, finely chopped

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The Flying Sikh: The story of Milkha Singh

Movies can sometimes re-introduce forgotten heroes to the future generations of a nation. “Bhaag Milkha Bhaag” which is inspired by

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Asteroid Mining: AVATAR happening!

The millions of asteroids floating around the universe are soon going to become the site for the next industrial revolution.

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World Currency: Mergers and Dissolutions

A Currency unit is the elementary entity of any monetary system that is applicable for a valid duration in any

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Let’s go and travel!

  When are you travelling ? Usually the first thing you think when you travel is Where, and usually we

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And they lived happily ever after- why we crave for happy endings in our movies?

While I thoroughly enjoyed the first half of the movie, the second half of the latest movie Aashiqui 2, made

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Stupidity- The innate human nature

Ever tried to push a door which had “pull” written in capital letter on it? Or tried to touch your

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Type 2 Diabetes: The Next Tsunami!

By Ram Jagannathan Background: The cataclysmic increase in type 2 diabetes has become a major healthcare burden. In 2011, there

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Antibiotic – Boon or Bane for infection Treatment – Part 2

This helps in negating the growth of harmful bacteria in the stomach thus preventing various stomach and intestinal infections.   Recently,

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Sati, Parvati and Durga

God – who created the universe in all of its magnitude and who is capable, approachable and forgiving. God is

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Political Traitors- Advani, Snowden and Veebhishana

“Ghar ka bhedi Lanka dhay”- A traitor can destroy a powerful country This old saying in Hindi refers to Veebhishana,

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Antibiotic – Boon or Bane for infection Treatment – Part 1

The word antibiotic comes from the Greek word anti meaning against and bios meaning life. They are drugs used to treat

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Superstitious way of Indians!

Along with the rational side, there runs a parallel side in every Indian, the superstitious one…

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Whole grain apple muffins

  Ingredients: ¾ cup (175 mL) all-purpose flour ½ cup (125 mL) quick-cooking rolled oats ½ cup (125 mL) bran

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Party punch

Are you ready for your party?  Here is your punch to serve… Ingredients: 1 can (400 mL) frozen 100% orange juice

Yummy FrenchToast

This item is very common for breakfast now just for breakfast anymore! This French treat makes a great lunch or

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Banned Drug and India’s Stand .

Among the science based industries in India, the pharmaceutical industry tops for wide ranging capabilities in the complex field of

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Control And Regulation of TV in India – Is it just? (Part 2)

Click here for the first Part Ekta Kapoor’s Balaji Telefilms being one of the biggest production houses in the broadcast

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Control And Regulation of TV in India – Is it just?

  The growing need for information and entertainment has given the Broadcast medium a whole new level. Since the past

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Saga of Free Software

Due to a few benevolent hackers, the concept of free software went viral in Internet. Thus helping millions of users

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India’s increasing newspaper readership – better than world’s!

While in the West, newspaper industry has seen an overall decline in sale, India’s has grown in size. Here is why

Thai Hot Pepper Chicken

Thai hot pepper is main ingredient for this dish . Ingredient 4 onions, thinly sliced 4 cloves garlic, minced 2tsp.

Khatta Meetha Kadhai Chicken (Sweet and Sour Chicken with Stir-Fried Vegetables)

A perfect dish for a Sunday brunch or picnic, it works very well for a big gathering. One of the

Mutton Biryani

Ingredients: (serves 6) 2lbs Spring Lamb (cleaned and cut into medium size pieces) 4ozs Yogurt 4ozs Ghee 1lb Rice (washed)

Malai Kofta Curry

A tasty kofta curry. Preparation time : 30 minutes Cooking time : 40 minutes. Serves :6. Ingredients: For the koftas.

Gujarati oondhiya

Gujarati oondhiya cooked in the original style and served in an earthen pot with delicious chutneys and sauces. Preparation time

Rajma (Red Kidney Beans) Curry – A favourite from Punjab

Preparation time : 20 minutes Cooking time : 20 minutes. Serves : 6. Ingredients: 1 teacup red kidney beans (rajma)

Mixed Vegetable Kofta in Tomato Curry

Ingredients 1/2 cup Frozen Corn 1/2 cup Frozen Peas 1/2 cup Green Beans cut in small pieces 1/2 cup Carrots

Matar Palak (Spinach and Peas)

Ingredients 1 bunch of spinach 1 cup of green peas 1 medium sized tomato 1 medium sized onion 1 medium

Rasmalai

Makes: 15 pieces Shelf-life: Refrigerator fresh 2-3 days. Ingredients: 4 Measuring cup milk for chenna (2% milk) 3 measuring cup

Vegetable Kofta

INGREDIENTS : Potatoes – 6 big nos. Carrots – 3 cups (sliced) Onions – 3 nos. (sliced finely) Garlic –

South Indian Salad

Indian salads are simple salads usually consisting of cucumbers, tomatoes, radish,red onions, carrots sprinkled with salt and roasted crushed cumin

Dum Gobhi (Cauliflower steamed with herbs and spices)

Ingredients: 1 lb. cauliflower 1/2 tsp chili powder 1/4 tsp tumeric 2 tsp grated ginger root 1/3 cup chopped tomatoes

Dum Ka Karela (Bitter Gourd)

Serves: Four Time required: One hour 15 minutes plus baking time Ingredients: 12 bitter gourds (karelas) Salt to taste 15

Aloo Gobhi Methi Ka Tuk

Serves: Four Time required: 35 minutes Ingredients: 4 (500 g) large potatoes with skin 200 g fenugreek Salt to taste

Bhakar Wadi (Spicy gram flour snack)

Serves: Four Time required: One hour Ingredients: 240 g. gram flour 120 g. wheat flour salt to taste a pinch

Motichoor Ke Laddoo

Ingredients For boondi: 2 1/2 cups gram flour (not superfine variety) 500 ml. milk 1/2 tsp. cardamom powder 3 cups

Dhokla

Ingredients: Gram flour 200gms. Curd (yogurt) 1 cup Chopped green chili 1 tbsp. Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp. Mustard seeds 1

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Superman or Hulk – Who Will Win The Ultimate Battle Of Strength?

Superman completed 75 years of his existence since his debut in 1938, in the first issue of Action  comics (

Daal Makhani

Ingredients 1 1/2 cups toor dal, washed and drained 2 tomatoes, medium sized, cut into large pieces A pinch of

Vegetable Pulao

Ingredients 3 cups of rice, boiled A bunch of coriander leaves. 3-4 green chillies. 2 tsp of coconut, shredded 3

Gobi Manchurian Or Cauliflower Manchurian

Ingredients 1 small Cauliflower, cut into flowerets 2 tbsp garlic paste 2 tbsp ginger paste 2 tsp red chilli powder

Vegetable Cutlet

Ingredients 1 medium size carrot 1 medium size potato 1 medium size beet root (optional) 4-5 Beans Peas (optional) To

Vegetable Pie

Ingredients 2 cups plain flour (maida) 100 gms. chilled butter 1/2 tsp. salt chilled water For Filling 2 cups Chopped

Pav Bhaji

Ingredients 8 pavs (squarish soft buns about 4″ x 5″ size) butter to shallow fry. For Bhaji 1 capsicum chopped

Chana Bhatura / Chhola Bhatura

Ingredients For Channa 1 cup kabuli channa soaked overnight 1 large tomato 2 large onions 1 1/2 tbsp. chopped coriander

Masala Dosa

Ingredients: 1 cup plain rice. 1 cup parboiled rice. 1/4 cup white udad dal. 1/2 tsp. methi (fenugreek) seeds 1

Imarti

Ingredients 2 cups urad dal 3 cups sugar 300 ml. water saffron colour 1/2 tsp. cardomom ground 500 gms. ghee

Sweet Pongal

Ingredients (for two people) :- Moong dhal – 1/2 cup. Rice – 1/2 cup. Milk Coconut cashew jaggery raisins (khish-mish

Sarson ka saag

Ingredients 1 bunch sarson greens 1 bunch spinach 1 onion grated 1/2 tsp. each ginger & garlic grated 3 green

Hot Kachori

Ingredients For cover: 1 1/2 cup plain flour 3 tbsp. oil salt to taste cold water to knead dough For

Masala Vada

Ingredients 1 cup yellow gram (chana) dak 1/2 cup onion finely chopped 1/2 cup coriander finely chopped 1/2 cup dill

Samosa

Ingredients For cover: 1 cup plain flour (maida) 2 tbsp. warm oil water to knead dough For filling: 2 potatoes

Malai Kofta

Ingredients: Gravy: 125 gms. cream 75 gms. khoya or paneer 150 ml. milk 50 gms. cashewnuts 3 tsp. white pepper

Navratan Korma

Ingredients: 2 cups peas boiled 1 large carrot chopped and boiled 1/2 cup tomato sauce 1/4 cup curd 1/4 cup

Potato in curd gravy

Ingredients: 3 medium. potatoes boiled and peeled 1 cup curd or yogurt beaten 1 tsp. red chilli powder 1 tsp.

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Shahi Paneer (Cottage Cheese)

Ingredients: 250 gms. paneer (cottge cheese) 3 tbsp. ghee or butter 1 onion chopped into strips 1/2″ piece ginger chopped

Sindhi Saibhaji

Ingredients: 1 each – carrot, capsicum, onion, small cabbage,potato, brinjal, tomato, ladyfinger (okra) 100 gms. french beans 1/2 bunch each

Gobi Manchurian – Cauliflower Manchurian

INGREDIENTS: 1 medium. cauliflower clean and broken into big florets. 1 small bunch spring onoin finely chopped 2 tsp. ginger

Aloo Palak – A Potato Spinach Curry

Ingredients 3 cups chopped spinach 2 large onoins chopped fine 2 large potatoes boiled and peeled 1 tomato grated 2

Mixed Vegetable Curry and Mushroom Curry

Mixed Vegetable Curry Ingredients: 6 small onions, quartered 6 small tomatoes, quartered 6 cauliflower florets 6 baby potatoes 1/2 lb.

Two wonderful recipes with Cabbage And Potato

Cabbage & Potato Curry Ingredients: 1 lb. shredded cabbage 2 onions chopped fine 1 tsp. ginger paste 1 tsp. garlic

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Aloo Gobi – Cauliflower & Potato Curry

Cauliflower holds a special place in the Indian heart, especially since it is a seasonal vegetable to be prized in

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Bheja Masala (Masala Brain)

When cooking lambs’ or goats’ brain, it’s important to take into account it’s delicate, almost buttery flavor. This recipe brings

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End of Telegram era in India

It was the fastest way of communication back then. More commonly known as taar in hindi, telegram services were the

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Hemu and Modi: Return of the businessman ruler to Delhi

In 1191, Shahabuddin Ghori attacked Delhi as Prithviraj Chauhan had given asylum to a group of Afghans who had fled

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A day in Portsmouth

A coastal city in United Kingdom, 80 miles form London gives a wide variety of entertainment. A city full of

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Anorexia – Eating Disorder or Disease?

Anorexia nervosa, an eating disorder is very common for over diet conscious people and especially supermodels. Kirsten Haglund, the winner of Miss

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Jamai Sashti – Festivals of India

India is a culturally rich land. Many amazing festivals are celebrated here of which the citizens have not even heard

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Laughing Out Loud!

“Congrats buddy you got married, finally you made the biggest mistake of your life!”, said a guest of my friend’s,

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A perfect kitchen

A perfect kitchen is that which can provide a healthy meal any time, any day. There are times when you

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Ultrarope-Stronger than Steel

A Finnish elevator manufacturer, Kone, has made a rope called Ultrarope which they claim to be twice more stronger and

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Cyber Terrorism – A Serious And Dangerous Threat

Cyber-Terrorism, though not heard of in not that long time ago, is a very real and potent threat in today’s

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10 Little Known Interesting Facts

A list of some not co common known facts. Read on to see if you know any of them.

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Salt Lassi-

Lassi is a popular and traditional yoghurt based  drink  which originates in the Punjab region . Now it is widespread

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SPAUN – The Largest Artificial Intelligence Brain Model

Do you still think Artificial Intelligence is science fiction? Well, recently researchers created an artificial brain named SPAUN, composing of

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Wedding Detectives: India’s next booming Industry

A friend of mine who is tall, dark, handsome and has a pretty good salary, in few words a perfect

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Top 10 Bengali Movies ..

When I decided to list 10 best Bengali films ever made, I realized it wasn’t going to be as easy

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Origin of Salsa and Salsa Scene in India

I was totally oblivious that salsa could be a dance, until I came across two beautiful dancers in a local

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Tax offenders face a new challenge!

In the city of Bangalore, the government has employed a group of drummers who go and beat their drums infront

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Namchi in Sikkim: The New Princess of the Hills

For the locals it is the place from where the football star Bhaichung Bhutia comes. The chief minister of Sikkim

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The illusionary world of modelling

“I want to become a model and Miss World!”, announced my 12 year old niece very proudly, to the utter

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Top Ten Most Expensive Movies Ever Made

How many times have we not cribbed about the exorbitant prices that we have to pay to watch a movie.

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The Lipstick Effect – How Recession Affects Our Buying Habits

Did you ever end up buying an expensive lipstick instead of the Louis Vuitton dress you had an eye on

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Contactless Payment and RFID skimming – Security Before Ease

Tired of long queues at coffee shops, movie ticket counters or your favorite grocery stores? A payment feature called payWave

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The Match Is Not Fixed

Believe for a moment that using the towel as an indicator, a bowler indicates his intention to give away at

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Inception Of Free Gaming

Different models for free games are available now in comparison to what was available in early 2000’s. If one recalls,

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The Mayan Riviera

Mayan Riviera. Mexico is a country with many different weathers, landscapes, environments and people. In the south east part of

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Dedicated to Nature Lovers – the Galapagos Islands

This month’s Travel Destination is The Galapagos Islands located in the eastern Pacific Ocean, that are known as the inspiration behind Darwin’s theory of evolution.

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Rosogolla – Who owns it Bengal or Orissa

Introduction Rossogolla, the classic and historical Bengali sweet is famous all over India. The most interesting observation is that if

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Cultivation in water- Hydroponics

  Do you know about Cultivation in water? The term Hydroponics designates the cultivation of plants in water supplied with

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Boredom – The Desire for Desires!

Boredom is something we all have faced some time or the other in life. It is the state of mind

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Fugu- The Puffer Fish

How do you know a fish is alarmed ? Tetraodontidae is a fish family which generally puffs up when it

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A tiny hand to wipe a heavy tear

  On wings of heaven, in hands of angels, I was brought to earth and was placed in your womb.

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Hydrabadi biriyani – its origins and history

The culinary wonder that came into being as a result of the delicate alliance between the Mughal emperor and the

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Engineering Wonders of The Modern World

The latest technology combined with the brilliant imagination of architects and the skill of civil engineers have allowed the world

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Gambling & Betting-India’s old enemy

The entire epic of Mahabharata revolves around the episode of how Yudhishthira, the eldest Pandava son, the epitome of integrity

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Basics of Data Encryption- Cryptography in Layman Terms

Cryptography can be delineated as the science of scrambling information where the main intention is to hide data in such

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Top Free Ipad apps

If someone refers you to use either apple iphone apps or iPod apps, I am sure you will be in