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Make this classic Palakkad Iyer coconut curry this summer

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A Mulagootal is a very typical preparation of the Palakkad Iyers. It is made usually using one type of vegetable (traditionally amaranth leaves, raw banana, yam, pumpkin, ash gourd or snake gourd though nowadays beans, cabbage, carrots, etc are used; this list of vegetables is not exhaustive) and occasionally a… Read more »

Summer Wedding Dress Codes Decoded

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  Your summer calendar is packed with weddings, but figuring out what to wear for each one can be daunting. Whether it’s traditional black tie or an out-there theme, you want to look good but not upstage the bride. What’s a girl to do (and wear)? “The invitation is the… Read more »

Keep these four tips in mind to manage eczema better in summer

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Summer can be a tricky time for people who suffer from eczema or “atopic dermatitis,” as sunny weather can lead to major flare-ups due to sweating or photoallergic reactions. Specialists from the French Eczema Association (Association française de l’eczéma) have a few tips to help eczema sufferers through the summer… Read more »

Schools in Kashmir Valley reopen after summer break

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Srinagar Schools in Kashmir valley reopened after summer break on Monday. The government had announced an early summer break to avoid trouble during the week-long protests following the first death anniversary of slain militant leader Burhan Wani on July 8. The summer vacations for schools and colleges started from July 6…. Read more »

Crisp Tofu Buns recipe: This summer try out this exciting Burmese dish in your kitchen

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Burmese food, which is still contending for a permanent spot on the Indian food map is a beautiful medley of cultural mix. Influenced by rich flavours from countries such as India, China, and Thailand, the south-east Asian cuisine has its own unique qualities – it is richer than authentic Chinese… Read more »

10 Best Beauty Products to Get You Glowing This Summer!

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Got all the summer beauty products that will keep you looking all dewy and delicious? As soon as the summer months arrive, you best believe that the celebs already know about the best in beauty that’s going to keep up with their summer plans! The summer’s relaxed less-is-more approach has… Read more »

International Kids Couture to start on April 1

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The International Kids Couture (IKC) Summer 2017, to be held across four Indian cities starting April 1, will feature kidswear brands and designers showcasing the latest in the fashion segment. There will be five shows during the gala in Bengaluru, Mumbai, Chennai and Pune. It is being held in association… Read more »

Believe it or not: ‘Butt glitter’ now exists, and it might be the next big summer thing!

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Summer is almost here and people are all set to head to the beach and relax. With sexy swimsuit and fruity mocktails (or even cocktails for that matter), sandy beaches are the only thing we look forward to in the scorching heat of summers. So, to make it even better,… Read more »

Home remedies to protect your skin in summer

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The skin is the first to bear the brunt of the summer heat, leading to problems like sun tan, sun burn, skin-sensitivity, rashes and eruptions. There are several home remedies that can help you save your skin, say experts. Bharti Taneja, Founder-Director of ALPS Beauty Group, Shahnaz Husain, CEO of… Read more »