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Cooking with tap water and salt? Your food could be toxic

Here is one study that would force you to tweak your cooking routine in the kitchen. According to researchers from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and Nanjing University in China, cooking with chloraminated tap water and iodised table salt could put potentially harmful toxins in your food.

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‘Learning the art of putting my foot down’

Dev Patel, the young boy from Slumdog Millionaire, is all grown up as he plays the mathematics genius SS Ramanujan in The Man Who Knew Infinity. Excerpts from a chat with the affable, goofy actor

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Freeganism and how it may ultimately end up saving our planet

Zubin D’Souza I was having a tough day at work, the restaurant was full, one of my chefs had to rush home because his wife was in labour with their first child; another had the flu and had to be sent home and a third had lopped off the tip of her finger and I had to send her with …

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Your gut health

Luke Coutinho You would have heard of the saying. ‘Almost all diseases begin in the gut’. Well it’s true and maintaining the right ‘microflora’ (balance of good bacteria) in the gut is crucial for great health, immunity and even, preventing, healing and recovery from serious diseases like cancer.

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Let the light in

Yogi Ashwini We know that on amavasya in the month of Kartik, Lord Ram returned to Ayodhya, which was marked by the lighting of diyas in every house.

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Indian saffron: Turmeric

Deepika Rathod Turmeric is the most effective nutritional supplement in existence. Many studies show that it has major benefits for one’s body and brain. Turmeric is a spice that gives curry its yellow colour. For thousands of years, it has been used as a spice and medicinal herb in India.

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Celebrating the free spirit through Saadat Hassan Manto

ARTI DAS | NT BUZZ Actor-filmmaker Nandita Das is on a new mission, that of portraying the life of famous Urdu writer Saadat Hassan Manto. Her  movie ‘Manto’ was part of the co-production market projects at NFDC’s Film Bazaar. For Nandita making a film on her favourite author is not just about making another film. She has wanted to work …

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Standing tall in a male industry

Danuska Da Gama | NT BUZZ Q: Being a first time filmmaker you chose a subject that deals with history. Why? To know who we are, and to make sense of today, there is a need to know where we come from, what our past is; and that is the reason my film traces the history of Cambodia through the …

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Gorgeous and angry

Film: Aferim (Romania) Directed by: Radu Jude Showing on: Nov 28 INOX IV 2.20 pm

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Quiet intensity

Film: From Afar (Desde Alla, Mexico) Directed by: Lorenzo Vigas Showing on: Nov 28 4.50 pm

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