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In Tuscany, eat as the Tuscans…NOT

Although the restaurant opened quite some time ago, Tuscany hasn’t really managed to leave a mark when it comes to serving Italian food. Sadly, my visit there recently did little to change that. The interior of the place was very confusing with some areas receiving natural light and some completely dark. To add to that, the restaurant was empty at ...

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Simple ways to make your hair grow faster

“How to grow my hair long?” is a question many women seek an answer for. Long hair can be styled in myriad ways, and even helps amp up one’s look. But one needs to bear in mind that long hair needs a lot more time and care for it to remain healthy and shiny. It requires a special haircare routine ...

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Upset with your sibling? Here’s how you can resolve it

It was a brunch party at Darshini Lamba’s father’s place when she decided to never speak with her elder sister, Rathri Ahuja, again. The reason was the snide comments that Rathri used to pass at her. After one particularly insult-laden meal, Darshini’s father asked Rathri to apologise or leave. She left. It took 7 years and a fatal ischemic heart ...

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Enjoy the special occasion with delicious recipes

The week of festivities is all set to begin. But no festival is complete without some mouthwatering recipes that add to the celebrations. So get set to add some flavours to your day with these special recipes that we have curated just for you to choose from. From Yakhni Shorba to Pathar Kabab — which recipe would you like to ...

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Foods to eat (and avoid) if you have dengue fever

Dhaka, Aug 9 : Dengue fever is a mosquito-borne tropical disease caused by the dengue virus. Symptoms typically begin three to 14 days after the infection, and may include a high fever, headache, vomiting, muscle and joint pains, and a characteristic skin rash. When a mosquito bites a person infected with a dengue virus, the virus enters the mosquito. When ...

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Being socially active linked to lower dementia risk

Being more socially active in 50s and 60s is associated with a lower risk of developing dementia later on, new research has found, reports IANS. “People who are socially engaged are exercising cognitive skills such as memory and language, which may help them to develop cognitive reserve – while it may not stop their brains from changing, cognitive reserve could ...

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‘Stem cell combo may help from heart attack damage’

              Researchers have found a combination of heart cells derived from human stem cells could help to recover from the damage caused by a heart attack. In a study, published in the Nature Biotechnology journal, a team led by an Indian-origin researcher noted that by transplanting an area of damaged tissue with a combination ...

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Flyboarding Frenchman crosses English Channel

Dhaka, Aug 4 : French inventor Franky Zapata has made the first-ever successful Channel crossing on a jet-powered flyboard, reports the BBC. Mr Zapata, 40, took off from Sangatte, near Calais, at 06:17 GMT on Sunday and landed in St Margaret’s Bay in Dover. The board’s five turbines, powered by kerosene, propel him to speeds of up to 118 mph ...

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