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Should You Cook in Earthen Pots? Get Back to the Basics!

Have you ever tried handi chicken? If you have, you would know the difference of the taste of the chicken as compared to what is cooked in normal utensils. In the olden times, people in rural India along with storing water in earthen pots or surahi, also used to cook in clay pots or handi, which was healthy and flavoursome. Earthenware had always been an intrinsic part of Indian households, however, now with different types of utensils available, earthen pots are barely used. You will see many urban households have…

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GST Impact: Mobiles, Computers to Get Pricier, Gaming Seems Unaffected

  Although we’re still some way away from the GST becoming a reality in India, the two-day GST-council meet has begun, and is working on slabs for different items. There is a four-tier tax structure, of 5, 12, 18, and 28 percent that will be followed, along with a cess on certain items. According to reports, this is not going to have good results for people who want to buy gadgets, as the tax on things like mobiles, DTH, Internet services, and so on are likely to go up. This…

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Facial Tips: Is it Really Beneficial & How Often Should You Get Them

Most people, men and women, start paying attention to their skin and hair only when it comes to attending a special occasion such as weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, reunions and other parties. I think women especially go out of their way in their beauty regime to look their best, addressing every little beauty issue to be able to flaunt a flawless skin. But, what happens to our skin for the rest of the year? Most often, due to lack of time, we tend to ignore the basic skin care practises and…

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What is a Patiala Peg and How Did it Get its Name?

  If you have partied in North India, or even gone out with friends for a few drinks, there is a good chance you would have heard the term ‘Patiala Peg’ being used. Accompanied by loud banter and an attempt to outshine or exhibit bravado, the Patiala peg has come to signify more than a measure of whisky, it is almost a sign of ‘masculinity’ in Punjab. The rough volume of a Patiala peg is around 120ml. This is roughly four ‘smalls’ or two ‘large’ drinks in colloquial terms. However,…

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Get onboard with the best institutes for ultimate grooming

With the growing number of courses and specializations, often it gets tough for students to decide about the right course, depending on their abilities and skills. Most students are confused whether they should take up b.sc or b-tech for their graduation level and they need to get their thoughts clear before they proceed. The top btech colleges in Uttar Pradesh and in India undoubtedly enhance your skills and take you to a greater level of success. Why should you opt for b-tech There are a number of reasons why you…

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How to Do Manicure At Home: Get Beautiful Hands & Perfect Nails

                      In this busy world where people don’t even have the time to look at themselves in the mirror, how will they take out time go to a salon for grooming up? It would be much easier if you could just do it at home. It’s no secret. Ladies (and men of course) love pretty hands – soft skin and well-polished nails. But that needs a lot of maintenance and frequent trips to your beautician. Professional manicures can be expensive…

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