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Swastik to organise a musical evening at Kala Academy, today

To celebrate the auspicious festival of the Gudi Padva and ring in the Hindu New Year, Swastik will organize a musical evening for all those who love Marathi music. This is the ninth consecutive year that Swastik will celebrate Gudi Padwa with music. The musical program titled “Man Udhaan Varyache” will be held today, April 9 at Kala Academy’s DMK …

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Bridal Shower

MEHER CASTELINO What are the most important things that a bride needs to remember when getting married. Here is a bucket list of things that will be needed and will make the big day stress free.

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Kenya has so much more to offer apart from its stunning wildlife

Collin Rodrigues   Kenya may be famous the world over for its diverse wildlife, but the country is home to several other attractions as well. As soon as you step in its capital, Nairobi, the sight of Matatus (private buses that are used to transport people) will catch your ­attention. These minibuses distinctly use the logos and colours of English …

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Cooling summer foods

Zubin D’souza Global warming is not a joke at the moment. There was a time when people poked fun at it, a time when we ignored it but now it has grabbed our attention. It is really tough to explain to people that a temperature rise of even a single degree could cause destruction to millions.

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Detox at Devaaya

Sinead Mcmanus The ayurvedic and nature cure resort in Divar is a rejuvenation centre in paradise I’ve been in Goa for nearly a decade now, but to be honest, have never crossed the river into Divar Island. Only recently did I go, and found myself regretting the slipped opportunities of the past. It’s the absolute ideal in natural wellness, and …

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Lahore: A vibrant city celebrating food, fashion and culture

My fear was palpable as I entered Lahore, Pakistan’s city of monuments, which was quite high on my ‘I cannot ever go there’ list because of its projection as the home to violent Islamist fundamentalism.

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Nutrients that keep your bones healthy: Part II

Rohini Diniz   Phosphorus is a mineral that makes up 1 per cent of a person’s total body weight. Next to calcium, it is the second most abundant mineral in the body and is required by every cell for normal functioning. Approximately 85 per cent of the body’s phosphorus is found in the bones and teeth along with calcium in …

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Superfood Ragi

Deepika Rathod   Nachni or ragi is known as finger millet in English and is produced in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Bihar and a few others states. Karnataka is the biggest ragi producer and has 58 per cent share in India’s ragi export.

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Eight ways to stop getting sick and heal faster

Luke Coutinho   How can you boost your immune system to ensure your body fights off sickness before it takes a hold of you? The human body is designed to do all of that and more if we allow it to and support it the right way.

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Is India developing a taste for quality teas?

Vir Sanghvi   I once interviewed Jean-Claude Ellena, the legendary French perfumer (first by Van Cleef & Arpels, Declaration by Cartier, Terre d’Hermes, etc.) who created the first green tea fragrance for Bulgari and started a fashion for tea aromas. I asked Ellena what he liked about the smell of tea.

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