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Just My Cup of Tea

By Dr Kasturi Desai

Let us continue with different teas and learning about their health benefits. Earlier most of the herbs and spices were used only in the preparation of food and their use was limited to the kitchen however now we know that these herbs and spices can be independently used.

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Steps for a Successful Interview

By Marilia Priyanka Fernandes

No one can escape from an interview. Like it or not, we all have to go through it at some point in our life. It is the final test to clinch a job or get a seat in college or sign a deal. As an interview plays such a prime role, it is important that it is answered well.

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Saffron Coloured Sambarem

By Melinda Pereira Kamat

Sambarem

Time: 30-35 mins, Yield: 5 watis

Ingredients:

3 medium sized jew fishes [dhodyare 60g after cleaning, no bones], 13 red chillies kholchi variety [2g], 1 tsp turmeric powder [5g], 2 small sized onions [20g each], 1 tsp coriander seeds heaped [5g], 10 peppercorns, supari sized ball of tamarind [5g], 2 tsp coconut oil, 1 wati grated coconut loosely filled [40g], 1 tsp parboiled rice grains [5g]

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If Winter Comes…

By Khushwant Singh

I can’t recall a winter in Delhi when I felt as miserable as the one we have lived through this time. It was not entirely due to the temperature. I remember during my school days we lived in a house on Jantar Mantar Road which is today Kerala House. We had a marble fountain in the front garden. On some days during December and January the water froze to ice.

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The Tale of a Valiant Heart

By Dhananjaya Bhat

Fort Raigad near Pune was the Capital fort of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj (1630-1680). Earlier known as Rairi, Tanas, Rasivata, Nandadeep, it was named "Raigad" by Shivaji. Although he had control of 360 other forts of his empire, Raigad was his favourite one and he had spent 25 years, nearly half of his life in the great citadel. He was coronated as "Chhatrapati" on the very fort on June 6, 1674 and died at the same stronghold in 1680.

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Add Style to Your Look

By Jon Martin

Here are there simple accessories for men that will provide a nice addition to your current wardrobe for 2011.

Fashionable Watches – Big & Bold is Better

When it comes to one of the most popular accessories for men in the last century, it has to be the watch. While watches are still used for telling time, many of them are used as a status symbol as well.

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How Goans Pollute the Air

By Dr Nandkumar M Kamat

A simple link to increasing morbidity and mortality due to respiratory diseases and lung cancers can be found in Goa’s deteriorating air environment. This is not limited to only dusty mining areas. Some success achieved in controlling pollution from automobile exhaust has been sacrificed.

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Raging Bull

Smart, fast, confident and agile, meet today’s Indian boxers who have the courage to fight and overpower the mightiest competitors in the world. They are new ‘champions’ on the block.

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Ghalib: The Man and his Musing

By K K Khullar

When a water carrier requested Ghalib to compose a poem on him, Mirza Asadhullah Khan whose poetry had brought neither fame nor recognition replied: "You quench the thirst of the thousands. I only mine. What will you do with a poem."

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Body Art Beyond Borders

At her aunt’s recent cross-cultural wedding, my 11-year-old daughter, Helen, made a new friend —the henna artist. Helen sat by the woman’s side for hours during the mehndi ceremony, mesmerised as the henna cone danced across the guests’ hands, forming intricate patterns in a matter of minutes.

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