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Velu Military Hotel: Feast on Chettinad Food at This Iconic Chennai Eatery

If there’s one thing that irks true-blue Nattukottai Chettiars it’s how their cuisine has been misrepresented in restaurants across Chennai and Bengaluru. Chettinad cuisine is not just fiery but is a highly-evolved cuisine where subtle flavours hold the key. Today Chettinad has become synonymous with restaurants that serve spicy non-vegetarian food. Not long ago, such restaurants were branded as Military hotels in Chennai and Bengaluru. While many of Bengaluru’s iconic military hotels have survived, Velu Military hotel is one of the few restaurants that hasn’t shed its ‘military’ suffix in Chennai. Many Chennai historians…

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Pregnancy and Preeclamsia: Cut Down on Salt to Manage the Condition Better

Preeclamsia is a condition wherein a pregnant woman experiences elevated blood pressure late in her pregnancy – usually after 20 weeks or so. Although the condition is known to have no definite cause, experts link it with poor nutrition, high body fat or inadequate blood supply to the uterus. Women who have a history of high blood pressure or preeclamsia, those suffering ailments like diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis or obesity are more susceptible to the condition. Some of the most common symptoms would include headaches, abdominal pain, nausea, weight gain among…

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Eyes set on sky, children display drone-flying skills in Lucknow

All eyes were set on the sky as young minds gave wings to their dreams and skills at La Martiniere College ground in Lucknow on Thursday. After learning how to make and control unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) during a 20-day summer camp, 30 children in the age group of 6-16 years demonstrated their drone-flying skills on the concluding day of the programme. “This is the first time in the country where a platform was provided to the children to ignite their young minds to draw them towards aviation and robotics,”…

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Thai Man Reportedly Sentenced to 35 Years in Jail for Defaming Royals on Facebook

HIGHLIGHTS A Thai man was jailed for 35 years on Friday for Facebook posts The posts deemed insulting to the royal family of Thailand The court punished him with seven years per count A Thai man was jailed for 35 years on Friday for Facebook posts deemed insulting to the royal family, a watchdog said, in one of the harshest sentences handed down for a crime that insulates Thailand’s ultra-rich monarchy from criticism. A Bangkok military court convicted the 34-year-old of ten counts of lese majeste for posting photos and…

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What’s the Best Way for the Elderly to Stay Active? Own a Dog!

New Delhi Delhi University is likely to start a ‘Delhi School of Journalism’ that will offer a five-year integrated degree, from this academic session. Admission to the course will be based on cutoffs and application forms will be released soon. Some papers will be on data journalism, investigative journalism, foreign languages and regional languages. Thirty students will be admitted this year. The university’s standing committee on academic affairs approved proposals to start the Journalism school, another School of Transnational Affairs and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Cyber Law and Security, said…

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Delhi University to start Delhi School of Journalism from this year, admission on cutoffs

New Delhi Delhi University is likely to start a ‘Delhi School of Journalism’ that will offer a five-year integrated degree, from this academic session. Admission to the course will be based on cutoffs and application forms will be released soon. Some papers will be on data journalism, investigative journalism, foreign languages and regional languages. Thirty students will be admitted this year. The university’s standing committee on academic affairs approved proposals to start the Journalism school, another School of Transnational Affairs and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Cyber Law and Security, said…

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