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Happy Birthday Karishma Kapoor: Breakfast Goals From This Style Diva

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Happy Birthday Karishma Kapoor: Breakfast Goals From This Style Diva

- Highlights It's Karishma's birthday on 25th June 2017 and she turns 43 this year Karishma loves home-cooked meals and indulges in yoga to stay fit She loves to eat a lot of fresh fruits, berries and nuts This star diva of the nineties turns 43 on the 25th of June and it seems like her natural glow never ceases to diminish as she still does not look a day older than she was in “Raja Hindustani” back in the 1996

Categories: Life & Style |  Travel & Recreation | 
Tags: Styles |  Celebrations |  Birthday |  Food and Drinks |  Dining |  Breakfast | 
Places: Asia |  S. Asia |  India | 

Chettinad Food: 10 Ingredients That Make It A Lip-Smacking Affair

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Chettinad Food: 10 Ingredients That Make It A Lip-Smacking Affair

- Chettinad ingredients; Image credit: Ashwin Rajagopalan. Fiery! That's the impression you might have of Chettinad cuisine if you've dined at the countless Chettinad diners in Chennai or Bengaluru. Nothing is further from the truth. Chettiars are pained at how their unique cuisine has been played around with by these restaurants with spice levels that can numb your taste buds. Their pain is understandable; Chettinad cuisine is probably India's most evolved cuisine along with Lucknowi cuisine

Categories: Travel & Recreation | 
Tags: Food and Drinks |  Cooking |  Cuisines | 
Places: Asia |  S. Asia |  India | 

CJ completes construction of chili pepper plant in Vietnam

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CJ completes construction of chili pepper plant in Vietnam

- SEOUL, June 25 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's leading processed food producer said Sunday it completed work on a chili pepper plant in Vietnam that could help local famers earn stable income. The plant, built in cooperation with the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) as part of the Creating Shared Value program, has all necessary facilities to clean, process, and store the spicy powders, the company said

Categories: Travel & Recreation | 
Tags: Food and Drinks |  Soups |  Chili | 
Places: Asia |  N.E. Asia |  South Korea |  S.E. Asia |  Mainland |  Vietnam | 

bread cutlet recipe, how to vegetable bread cutlet recipe | bread tikki recipe

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bread cutlet recipe, how to vegetable bread cutlet recipe | bread tikki recipe

- bread cutlet recipe with step by step photos – crispy and tasty cutlets made with bread and mixed veggies. these bread tikkis make for a nice evening snack or as an after school snack for kids. this bread cutlet recipe is similar to the way i make veg cutlets. just that in this recipe more bread is added which gives a nice soft texture within the cutlets

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Places: Asia |  S. Asia |  India | 

kofta recipes | collection of 8 veg kofta recipes

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kofta recipes | collection of 8 veg kofta recipes

- collection of 8 kofta recipes – koftas are basically fried dumplings. there are many types of kofta recipes. kofta can be served as snack or in a curry or gravy. koftas are made with meat or chicken. however there are many varieties of koftas in the north indian cuisine, which are made with veggies like lotus stem, lauki (bottle gourd), carrots, zucchini, spinach, potatoes or even mix vegetables

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Places: Asia |  S. Asia |  India | 

In Portugal, PM Modi Enjoys Gujarati Vegetarian Meal

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In Portugal, PM Modi Enjoys Gujarati Vegetarian Meal

- Portugal might turn out to be a home away from home for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at least when it comes to food. PM Modi, who , enjoyed a delicious meal after Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa arranged a Gujarati vegetarian lunch. "In a gesture of personal warmth and attention, PM @antoniocostapm arranged a special Gujarati meal at the lunch hosted for PM @narendramodi," Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Gopal Baglay tweeted

Categories: Travel & Recreation | 
Tags: Food and Drinks |  Dining |  Lunch |  Vegetarian Diet |  Vegetables | 
Places: Asia |  S. Asia |  India |  Europe |  S. Europe |  Iberia |  Portugal | 

Portuguese PM arranges special ‘Gujarati lunch’ for PM Modi, menu includes ‘Shrikhand’, ‘Rotli’

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Portuguese PM arranges special ‘Gujarati lunch’ for PM Modi, menu includes ‘Shrikhand’, ‘Rotli’

- Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa arranged a special Gujarati meal at the lunch hosted for Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Lisbon, Portugal on Saturday. The menu included a special Gujarati vegetarian lunch with dishes such as ‘Aakhu Saak’ and ‘Mango Shrikhand’. Aakhu literally means ‘whole’ and shaak simply means ‘curry’. It is a dish in which vegetable stuffing is heavily spiced and is wonderful for big get-togethers

Categories: Travel & Recreation | 
Tags: Food and Drinks |  Dining |  Lunch |  Menu | 
Places: Asia |  S. Asia |  India |  Europe |  S. Europe |  Iberia |  Portugal | 

France has a lot to learn from India: French chef Franck Geuffroy

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France has a lot to learn from India: French chef Franck Geuffroy

- Written by Jyotsna Basotia | New Delhi | Updated: June 24, 2017 9:34 pm Can you resist when the aroma of the French toast, custard tarts, chocolate waffles, pancakes and caramelised apple omelette fills you? French cuisine is best known for its finesse and flavour that makes it unique from the global dishes. To inculcate the art of cooking French dishes, chefs from France flew in all the way to Delhi to hold masterclasses for passionate individuals and industry professionals at Vivanta by Taj from June 20 to June 22

Categories: Travel & Recreation | 
Tags: Food and Drinks |  Cooking |  Cuisines |  Chefs | 
Places: Asia |  S. Asia |  India |  Europe |  S. Europe |  Iberia |  France | 

The menu of Portuguese PM Costa's special Gujarati lunch for PM Modi will make you hungry!

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The menu of Portuguese PM Costa's special Gujarati lunch for PM Modi will make you hungry!

- Portuguese PM Costa special lunch included tarkha daal, rajma, aakhu shaak and mango shrikhand for his Indian counterpart. Prime Minister Narendra Modi today held talks with his Portuguese counterpart Antonio Costa and discussed ways to further intensify bilateral relations. Modi, who arrived here on the first leg of his three- nation tour, said his brief visit will further strengthen relations between India and Portugal

Categories: Travel & Recreation | 
Tags: Food and Drinks |  Dining |  Lunch | 
Places: Asia |  S. Asia |  India |  Europe |  S. Europe |  Iberia |  Portugal | 

Formula 1 in Baku organized very well: German tourist

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Formula 1 in Baku organized very well: German tourist

- Baku, Azerbaijan, June 24. Baku is a very beautiful city, F1 fan Jens, who arrived in Baku from Hamburg, told Trend June 24. The German tourist said he is not a fan of any particular F1 team, adding that the strongest one must win. The F1 qualifying session will be held today as part of the 2017 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Categories: Travel & Recreation | 
Tags: Travel & Tourism |  Tourism |  Tourists | 
Places: Asia |  W. Asia |  Azerbaijan |  Hamburg | 

Kolkata Biryani: The Curious Case of Adding Potato in the Meaty Delicacy

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Kolkata Biryani: The Curious Case of Adding Potato in the Meaty Delicacy

- Kolkata Biryani is sub-variant of Lucknawi Biryani A patato is added alongside regular meat in Kolkata biryani Here's the legend behind the novel inclusion of the vegetable Somewhere between Rossogollas and lip-smacking fish preparations, many rich Bengali delicacies go unnoticed. And one such delicacy is the Kolkata Biryani. One can also blame the greater popularity of its southern counterpart - Hyderabadi Biryani, which might have for long prevented the Kolkata Biryani to flourish in all its glory

Categories: Travel & Recreation | 
Tags: Food and Drinks |  Grains |  Rice |  Mixed rice dish |  Biryani | 
Places: Asia |  S. Asia |  India |  East |  West Bengal |  Presidency |  Kolkata | 

Cheat couple offers tours, makes crores

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Cheat couple offers tours, makes crores

- They would lure victims by organising free dinners at five-star hotels, where they would convince them to buy memberships A couple, who duped thousands of people to the tune of Rs 20 crore on the pretext of providing them with holiday packages at five-star hotels, has finally fallen in the Crime Branch's net. Raman Kapoor, 40, Director of Sun Star The Club and Goodluck Hotels Private Limited, has been arrested while his wife Seema is absconding

Categories: Travel & Recreation | 
Tags: Travel & Tourism |  Hotels |  Tourism |  Tours |  Hospitality industry | 
Places: Asia |  S. Asia |  India |  North |  Delhi | 

U.S. Government Considers Banning Travel to North Korea

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U.S. Government Considers Banning Travel to North Korea

- The White House is reportedly considering a ban on travel to North Korea for all U.S. citizens following the death of Otto Warmbier, the 22-year-old American college student who was held prisoner in the isolated nation for 17 months. As USA Today reported, more than 800 Americans travel to North Korea each year with various tourism groups that often tout the trips as a safe adventure

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Places: North America |  United States |  Asia |  N.E. Asia |  North Korea | 

Taxation norm for flights abroad to stay same with GST

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Taxation norm for flights abroad to stay same with GST

- In a major relief to airlines, the Centre on Friday made clear that the principles applied to tax international air travel would remain unchanged under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime set to roll out on July 1. The clarification comes in the wake of concerns raised by domestic carriers, and flagged by the Civil Aviation Ministry, that non-stop flights were likely to become more expensive than flights with stopovers given some ambiguous wording in the norms relating to GST

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Tags: Economy |  Travel & Tourism |  Economics |  Air Travel |  Taxation | 
Places: Asia |  S. Asia |  India | 

5 places in Dubai to go to for Eid breakfast

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5 places in Dubai to go to for Eid breakfast

- Hope, is a good breakfast, a wise person once said. But here are five new places in the UAE you can go grab your first meal of the day in style. It will keep you hopeful, we promise. Dubai’s newest restaurant opens in City Walk on December 1, right in time for UAE National Day. The brainchild of sibling entrepreneurs Shames and Mariam Al Hashemi, the restaurant is an extension of the pair’s Le 66 Champs Elysees concept store, which stocks fashion, home and quirky tech items

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Places: Asia |  Mideast |  United Arab Emirates | 

Photo Of Mark Zuckerberg Dining With Refugees Is Viral. But There's More To It

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Photo Of Mark Zuckerberg Dining With Refugees Is Viral. But There's More To It

- New Delhi: Facebook CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg enjoyed his first Iftar dinner with a group of Somali refugees in Minneapolis, a photo of which he shared on the social media platform. In the post, Mark Zuckerberg shared anecdotes about his experience and a heartfelt message for the group expressing his gratitude for hosting him. "When I asked one man, who had spent 26 years in a refugee camp, whether America now felt like home, he gave a simple and profound answer: "Home is where you are free to do what you want

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  • CJ completes construction of chili pepper plant in Vietnam
    CJ completes construction of chili pepper plant in Vietnam

    , yonhapnews.co.kr

    SEOUL, June 25 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's leading processed food producer said Sunday it completed work on a chili pepper plant in Vietnam that could help local famers earn stable income. The plant, built in cooperation with the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) as part of the Creating Shared Value program, has all necessary facilities to clean, process, and store the spicy powders, the company said

     

    Categories: Travel & Recreation | 
    Tags: Food and Drinks |  Soups |  Chili | 
    Places: Asia |  N.E. Asia |  South Korea |  S.E. Asia |  Mainland |  Vietnam | 

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  • Taxation norm for flights abroad to stay same with GST
    Taxation norm for flights abroad to stay same with GST

    , thehindu.com

    In a major relief to airlines, the Centre on Friday made clear that the principles applied to tax international air travel would remain unchanged under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime set to roll out on July 1. The clarification comes in the wake of concerns raised by domestic carriers, and flagged by the Civil Aviation Ministry, that non-stop flights were likely to become more expensive than flights with stopovers given some ambiguous wording in the norms relating to GST

     

    Categories: Business |  Travel & Recreation | 
    Tags: Economy |  Travel & Tourism |  Economics |  Air Travel |  Taxation | 
    Places: Asia |  S. Asia |  India | 

Food & Drinks

Tourism

  • Formula 1 in Baku organized very well: German tourist
    Formula 1 in Baku organized very well: German tourist

    , trend.az

    Baku, Azerbaijan, June 24. Baku is a very beautiful city, F1 fan Jens, who arrived in Baku from Hamburg, told Trend June 24. The German tourist said he is not a fan of any particular F1 team, adding that the strongest one must win. The F1 qualifying session will be held today as part of the 2017 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix

     

    Categories: Travel & Recreation | 
    Tags: Travel & Tourism |  Tourism |  Tourists | 
    Places: Asia |  W. Asia |  Azerbaijan |  Hamburg | 

Tourists

  • Experiencing Madurai with a map
    Experiencing Madurai with a map

    , thehindu.com

    By coming up with a comprehensive city map, Travel Club Madurai has made it easier for travellers to navigate the temple town. The handy fan-fold map offers crisp information on various aspects of the city from the popular tourist attractions to lesser known pockets, places to eat and things to buy and contacts of hotels and destinations. How good is the idea of a hand map in the digital era? “Though the internet offers information at the click of a button, it's too much of a pile for any discerning traveller

     

    Categories: Travel & Recreation | 
    Tags: Travel & Tourism |  Destinations |  Tourists |  Tourism | 
    Places: Madurai |  Tamil Nadu |  South |  India |  S. Asia |  Asia | 

Wildlife

  • Snake bites man, man bites wife
    Snake bites man, man bites wife

    , gulfnews.com

    Patna: A man bitten by a venomous snake in Bihar bit his wife in the wrist as his last wish was to die together. The woman was saved by a doctor although the man died. The incident took place in Samastipur district, some 90km north of Patna, on Saturday. As per reports, Shankar Rai, a resident of Birsingpur village in the district, was asleep in his home on Saturday night when a deadly snake bit him

     

    Categories: Life & Style |  Travel & Recreation | 
    Tags: Wildlife |  Snakes |  Men | 
    Places: Asia |  S. Asia |  India |  United Arab Emirates |  East |  Bihar | 

Cookery

  • Chettinad Food: 10 Ingredients That Make It A Lip-Smacking Affair
    Chettinad Food: 10 Ingredients That Make It A Lip-Smacking Affair

    , smartcooky.com

    Chettinad ingredients; Image credit: Ashwin Rajagopalan. Fiery! That's the impression you might have of Chettinad cuisine if you've dined at the countless Chettinad diners in Chennai or Bengaluru. Nothing is further from the truth. Chettiars are pained at how their unique cuisine has been played around with by these restaurants with spice levels that can numb your taste buds. Their pain is understandable; Chettinad cuisine is probably India's most evolved cuisine along with Lucknowi cuisine

     

    Categories: Travel & Recreation | 
    Tags: Food and Drinks |  Cooking |  Cuisines | 
    Places: Asia |  S. Asia |  India | 

Air Travel

  • Expat pilot sends legal notice to Harbhajan Singh, Jet Airways
    Expat pilot sends legal notice to Harbhajan Singh, Jet Airways

    , dnaindia.com

    Harbhajan had alleged that Bernd Hosselin, the pilot, 'assaulted' a woman passenger and hurled 'racial abuse' at another on a domestic flight two months ago. A former expat pilot with the Jet Airways, sacked for allegedly making racial comments, has sent a defamation notice to cricketer Harbhajan Singh, besides two passengers whose "false complaint" cost him his job. He has also sent a notice to the airline for terminating his contract on the basis of a "false complaint", his lawyer said

     

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    Tags: Airlines |  Air Travel |  Travel & Tourism | 
    Places: India |  S. Asia |  Asia |