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Delhi air pollution: 8 techniques to battle airborne toxins and stay healthy

Delhi’s air pollution level hit a new high this winter, leaving people gasping for breath. The smog that blankets the city is a result of high air pollution combined with no-wind cold weather conditions. “With little or no signs of improvement, we, on an individual level, have to find ways to beat it,” says Dr Walia Murshida Huda, Senior Medical Officer, Healthians. The dip in the air quality poses health concerns particularly for children, the elderly and those suffering from lung diseases and asthma. Many also experienced itchy eyes and irritation in…

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Delhi air pollution: Your blood type may indicate risk of heart attack from pollution

People who have A, B, or AB blood types are at an elevated risk of having a heart attack during periods of significant air pollution, compared to those with the O blood type, a study warned today. The ABO gene — which is present in people who have A, B, and AB blood types — is the only gene that is been validated in large international studies to predict heart attacks among people with coronary disease, researchers said. Previous research also suggested that blood type are the best indicator of your…

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Lotan Chole Kulche: An Old Delhi Delicacy Cherished by Street Food Lovers

Chola-Kulcha is a very popular street food item in Delhi that is relished by everyone. From school kids to office goers, everyone seems to enjoy this masaledaar street food snack that is more like a meal in itself. This combination of boiled chickpeas (chole) and a soft white flour bread (kulcha) is served garnished with chopped onions, juicy tomatoes, powdered spices and a generous squeeze of lime. With everyone having a recipe of their own, this dish usually tastes different depending on the street vendor you choose. Set in the interiors of Old Delhi in the labyrinth of…

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Say Hello to the Newest Food Trend in Delhi – Ice-Cream Tacos!

Ice creams are a delight and a recent development in the ice cream world is something you wouldn’t have imagined, ever. We’re talking about the ice-cream tacos! So, you’re served taco-shaped waffle cones filled with your favourite flavour of ice cream and some nuts to make it look gorgeous. Interesting, isn’t it? Well, all you sweet lovers have a new excuse to enjoy ice-cream. While roll up ice-creams and gigantic sundaes are trending worldwide, Delhi has a new obsession. An ice-cream parlour called Fumo Creams has introduced a range of unique ice-cream tacos with…

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Top cop Jatin Narwal is the custodian of law and order of Delhi University he once topped

Delhi University (DU) boasts a number of Bollywood celebs, such as actors Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan, as its alumni. However, the list of notable alumni of DU is not restricted to actors only, it also includes top cops. Jatin Narwal, IPS officer and DCP (North), who is often referred to as modest, humble and approachable by his subordinates and public alike, is one such IPS officer who is doing his university proud. As DCP (North), the Delhi Police top cop also takes care of the law and order of the…

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A Hidden Gem in Sarojini Market You Must Visit for the Best Amritsar Kulchas in Delhi

Apart from claiming the title for being the ultimate shopping haven, Sarojini Nagar is also home to a hidden gem which may have not been given the attention it deserves but all that is about to change now. Going by the name of Kulcha King, this dainty joint revels in its modest environment but is a priceless discovery. Situated as Shop No. 144 in the Ring Road Market of Sarojini Nagar, Kulcha King is not a big shop with flashy boards, but it’s not easy to miss it, owing to…

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