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Punjab – Serene And An Extravaganza Of Traditions

Culture and hospitality is what I experienced during my trip to Punjab. “SASRIAKAL” followed with the warm hug and blessing from the elders of the households is a patent way of greeting guests wherever I visited. It really pays to be a guest – they keep serving you with delicacies and mouth watering Paranthas and a tumbler of Lassi. Even ...

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Book Review: Cradle and All

A private investigator sent to investigate the immaculate conceptions of two pregnant teenagers, who are virgins… Book: Cradle and All Author: James Patterson In ‘Cradle and All’, James Patterson tells the story of Anne Fitzgerald, a former nun turned private investigator sent to investigate the immaculate conceptions of two pregnant teenagers, who are virgins. Anne Fitzgerald knows that these two ...

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LEB MEX

International cuisine with the convenience of fast food. Authentic Lebanese and Mexican – variety of delicacies. LEBMEX Sukh Sagor Chowpatty, Mumbai Do you want to enjoy international cuisine with the convenience of a fast food? do you know of a place where you get authentic Lebanese and Mexican cuisine with a variety of delicacies to choose from? You get it ...

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Be the Change!

A Marathi documentary based on the torment of Ms. Amruta Mane (resident of a society near the Gorai Dumping ground) won 3rd place the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC) in Cancum, Mexico. Ravi Ved brings you more Ms. Mane moved to Gorai in 2002. “It was impossible to walk back home, the area used to stink badly. ...

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NOKIA C3: Review

If you are a Nokia loyalist and are looking for the most reasonable Wi-Fi and bluetooth phone, the Nokia c3 is just for you. The phone looks pretty handsome with a QWERTY keyboard and is available in unique colours like Slate Grey, Golden White and Hot Pink alongwith a decent 2mega pixel camera without flash. It’s the cheaper version of ...

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Jhinga-la-la

Holiday Inn is like an oasis in the desert of chaos, pollution, traffic and heat of Andheri. Though it doesn’t offer panoramic views of the Arabian Sea, Pooja Bhula gets a taste of it from the Sea Food Festival held at Saptami, the hotel’s in house restaurant. As my friend and I entered Saptami, the first thing that caught our ...

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A Leafy Delight

Varun Vazir experiments with his taste buds at a newly opened restaurant in Mumbai – Kadi Patta. The term ‘kadi patta’ has been synonymous with the ancient and widely used leaves that give a distinguished flavour to some of the most authentic cuisines of India. Giving a new meaning to the term are Shriraj Bhukhanwala and Kanchana Chandiramani. Both are ...

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There’s No Stopping This Veer

Ganesh Shankar recounts the admirable journey of a budding Indian sportsperson- Virdhawal Vikram Khade Chiseled, athletic and standing tall at 6ft 3inches – a multiple national record holder; the youngest from his country to qualify for the Olympics; and a path breaker for swimming – you could be forgiven for thinking about Michael Phelps. Virdhawal Vikram Khade (Veer) started swimming ...

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A Speedy Climb

Sania Nehwal is the first badminton player to enter the Rs 1 crore league of brand endorsements. This is the valuation of the fee she charges for signing up with a company as a brand endorser. This fee is noteworthy, considering she is the only woman to charge that sum in a male-dominated sports industry. She sits in the range ...

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2011 ICC World Cup – Time for Change

West Indies played host to the most controversial, if not the most disastrous Cricket World Cup in modern history. The 2007 edition of this legendary contest will be remembered for all the wrong reasons, least of all the harrowing performance of the Indian cricketers. Determined to regain its reputation, the ICC has rung in the changes to ensure the successful ...

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