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The edible flower of an orchid tree

The edible flower of an orchid tree

June 24, 2017

Buds of the flowering orchid or ‘Kachnar’ as it is called in Hindi, makes for wholesome and healthy meals. Power packed as they are, these meals are also indulging. To help you reap the benefits of this flower we have some traditional recipes that are both delicious and healt...

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Plants for a good sleep

Plants for a good sleep

June 23, 2017

Propping up plants and flowers inside houses can enrich the aura of the place along with being a visual delight! So much so, these plants when placed inside rooms, comfort the body to have a sound sleep – no worries about beauty sleeps anymore!

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The Love Room, a pet-friendly restaurant

The Love Room, a pet-friendly restaurant

June 21, 2017

Pet-friendly restaurants which seemed like a myth just a few years back, have found takers among the canine and feline lovers of Kolkata. The Love Room is one such café in the heart of the city that successfully caters to both humans and their furry companions.

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International Day of Yoga 2017

International Day of Yoga 2017

June 21, 2017

The third International Day of Yoga concluded in Lucknow despite heavy rains; saw participation from thousands of Yoga practitioners including Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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Millet Mantra

Millet Mantra

June 15, 2017

Used in the preparation of many traditional dishes from India, millet or bajra is healthier than rice and wheat and is a nutrition packed grain that makes for wholesome meals.

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Environment-friendly yet trendsetting fabrics for your closet

Environment-friendly yet trendsetting fabrics for ...

June 9, 2017

While picking up clothes, all we want are good colours and that perfect fit. But how often do we care if the fabrics we are buying are harsh on the environment? It is important to know how and with what our clothes are made and how they are affecting both our bodies and the natur...

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The goodness of the Rhododendron arboreum

The goodness of the Rhododendron arboreum

June 5, 2017

The flower of the Rhododendron arboreum tree has more to it than aesthetics. Its used in the making of fresh juices and dishes which are relished by people who reside in the lap of the Himalayas.

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For the love of Chamba Lama

For the love of Chamba Lama

June 3, 2017

Silver junk lovers of Kolkata wade through the overflowing streets of New Market to reach this vibrant shop standing tall and proud in a dimly lit corner of Hogg Market. Yes, Chamba Lama is the one stop destination for all your junk needs.

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Five places that serve Japanese food in Kolkata

Five places that serve Japanese food in Kolkata

May 30, 2017

Authentic Japanese food can be found in a number of places in Kolkata, with exclusively Japanese and Asian themed restaurants offering delicious.

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Foods to avoid during the Indian summer

Foods to avoid during the Indian summer

May 20, 2017

The Indian Summers are hot, humid and long-lasting thereby demanding extra attention to what we put into our mouths. The healthiest way to survive the tropical summer is to eat light and stay hydrated.

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