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From a Street Food to an Exotic Dish: The Interesting Tale of Sushi

A night out at the most exquisite fine dining restaurants in the city, we are always compelled to order a portion of sushi. With a multitude of options available, one or the other kind always manages to occupy a place on the table. These rice rolls are not only healthy; they are scrumptious… Read more »

Off the beaten track: Children from upper primary school in Varanasi get lessons from District Magistrate

The district magistrate of Varanasi dons a different role every Saturday when he reaches the upper primary school in Orderly Bazar to teach students. DM Yogeshwar Ram Mishra adopted the school on June 27 and decided to teach children from classes 1 to 8. “I adopted the school to improve… Read more »

Malaria medicine shows promise in reducing Zika virus transmission from mother to foetus

A drug already in use to treat malaria and certain autoimmune diseases in pregnant women has shown promise in reducing transmission of Zika virus from mothers to their foetuses, according to a new study led by an Indian-origin researcher. The drug, Hydroxychloroquine, works by inhibiting autophagy, a process by which… Read more »

From Khoya Paneer to Bharwan Aloo

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Baklava by Subrata Debnath, executive chef, Vivanta by Taj – Gurgaon Ingredients 100g – Crushed cashews 100g – Crushed almonds 100g – Crushed pistachios 50g – Butter (softened) 100g – Breakfast sugar 10g – Cinnamon powder 5 – Filo sheets 500g – Sugar 300ml – Water 2 – Cinnamon sticks… Read more »

From Oik to Apong: On a gastronomical journey in Arunachal Pradesh

Starting with the locally-famous “achin pinam” (spiced rice) to smoked beef platters, or the “amin” made out of rice cake and chicken, every dish cooked in Arunachal Pradesh’s Basar town gives out a flavour of the hills and wilderness that surrounds the place. The quaint hill town at the centre… Read more »

Heaven On Your Plate: From kebabs to biryani, food is serious business in Lucknow

Lucknow’s famous poet Ghulam Hamadan Mushafi (1747-1824) is not the only one to use a kebab simile to describe the anguish and fire in a lover’s heart. So engrained has the kebab been in the lives of the people of Awadh, that it is difficult to think of Lucknow without… Read more »

From Kabul’s Table: Afghanis recreate home in Delhi

As the last bit of orange disappears from the sky, sherbet along with dates, both in plastic ware, are perched on tabletops at Afghan Darbar, a restaurant tucked deep in the bustling bylanes of Lajpat Nagar II. Almost instantly, the languorous restaurant morphs into a teeming joint as immigrants from… Read more »

More women join IIM Lucknow this year, 3.4% up from 2016

Lucknow: The new postgraduate programme batch at Lucknow’s Indian Institute of Management (2017-19) has more women than previous years. Some 30.4% students (156) out of the batch of 451 this year, are women as compared to 27% last year. The batch of 2013-2015 had 38% female candidates, an official said. IIM… Read more »

Endo Pulls Opioid Opana ER From The Market After FDA Request

Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc. has agreed to withdraw their opioid painkiller Opana ER from the market following the Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) request. Though they still believe in their product’s safety, their decision to pull the product was made after careful consideration and coordination with the agency. Voluntary Withdrawal From The… Read more »