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An expedition to Santiago de Compostela

“Iwas always interested in cycling and two years ago I completed the Manali to Leh route by cycle, and it intrigued me as a cyclist. So, I decided that I should do long distance cycling at least once in two years. The cycling trip to Santiago came about after I read a book written by a journalist who quit her …

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Nutrition and immunity - I

Rohini Diniz The human body has an intrinsic inbuilt mechanism that defends it against potentially harmful foreign agents. This system known as the immune system is a complex and integrated system of cells, tissues and organs that have specialized roles in defending against foreign substances and pathogenic microorganisms including bacteria, viruses and fungi.

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The metaphysics of weight 

Weight is an interesting story in the metaphysical context. And to understand this story one needs to literally go back to the beginning of existence.

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Acquaint Yourself with Death

Sadhguru Make your role so worthy in life that people applaud even after the curtains fall.” They say this was colonel MN Rai’s Whatsapp status a few weeks ago. This little statement shows the depth of his insight into life. Only the one willing to die can live life to its fullest. What you term as ‘life’ is simply a …

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Lolita: The girl who knew too much

RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | NT Many problems had to be solved before ‘Lolita’, the story of two men fighting for the same woman, could be made. To begin with, the producer director team James B Harris-Stanley Kubrick had to acquire rights to Vladimir Nabokov’s novel ‘Laughter in the Dark’, while buying the rights of his highly controversial novel ‘Lolita’ …

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Periodic Bliss

Sujal Patil Torgal Around 70 to 80 per cent of the female populace in any region suffers from menstrual disorder in some form for sure. Some find solace in hiding it while some just consider it to be normal. In any case everybody takes it as a way of life. But hold on, your monthly periods are supposed to be …

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Common cooking practises that make foods unhealthy

Home-cooked food is often considered to be a better and healthier option as compared to restaurant and ready to eat food. While this may be true in most cases, certain cooking practises can turn otherwise healthy ingredients into an unhealthy meal. If you want to make sure that your family eats nutritious meals, beware of these 5 cooking mistakes. 

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Of natural wonders, legends and more

The Uttar Kannada district of Karnataka is a location that has some beautiful sites that are full of wonder and beauty. Here you can explore the Yana caves, scale the heights of the Mirjan Fort and be amidst tranquillity and peace at Gokarna

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Sweetening the deal

VIR SANGHVI I dealt some months ago with the sugar-is-poison campaign that is pushed by many so-called nutritionists. My view (and I speak as somebody who normally does not eat dessert or mithai) is that much of the scary stuff is overblown. Our bodies need sugar. It is a natural substance and human beings have been eating it in one …

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