Almond health benefits for brain, heart, hair, skin, pregnancy

Posted on: 17th Dec, 2012

Almond is a rich source of several health-benefitting nutrients like Vitamin E, Potassium, Calcium, Magnesium, Phosphorous, Zinc, Copper, Niacin etc. Health benefits of almonds for skin are well-known. It is delicious and so adds to the taste profile. Almond finds its mention even in the ancient historical text including the holy Bible. Believed to be […]

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Health benefits of cabbage soup – tasty sip of winter

Posted on: 7th Dec, 2012

Cabbage soup is so much popular in western countries that it is considered a staple food for the people of Eastern Europe. Cabbage is an easily available and low-cost vegetable. In addition to these, it packs in healthy nutrients and at the same time, considerably low in calorie content which is good for your health. […]

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Is Tomato Soup a must in your winter diet chart

Posted on: 4th Dec, 2012

Winter has just set in and with it, just in is many a healthy, fresh, seasonal vegetable. I am sure tomato soup is a must-have in your daily winter diet chart. And it must be. Vegetable soup recipes made of fresh tomatoes are filled with vitamins and other beneficial nutrients. Furthermore, they are palatable too. […]

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Motichoor Laddoo – this Diwali kuch meetha Ho Jayeeeee

Posted on: 12th Nov, 2012

Diwali is a festival of light. But for many of us (including me) who have a sweet tooth for sweets, Diwali is a celebration of mithai (sweets). Kaju Barfi, Laddoos, Gulab Jammon etc. are the most favorite festive specials on this occasion. Every local shop is crowded on the eve of Diwali. This can give […]

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This Diwali enlighten your house with Dokra Diyas from Baaya Design

Posted on: 6th Nov, 2012

Diwali is the celebration of light. This festival (Kali Puja for the Bengalese) is celebrated on the dark moon. The tradition is to light up the entire house with hand-made earthen diyas. The Hindus believe that doing so keeps the evil spirit far away from their houses. With the change in time, many people have […]

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Durga Puja Celebration in Tollywood and Bollywood movies

Posted on: 18th Oct, 2012

Sudden squall is frustrating; still we can sense the festive flavor and fervor in the air. When the sky is not covered with thick blanket of cloud, we have the shower of sun drops over the City of Joy, Kolkata. The tattered clouds sail peacefully on the hanging blue ocean and very mood of festivity […]

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Sweeten your festive mood with Chamcham this Durga puja 2012

Posted on: 14th Oct, 2012

After a long hiatus, Slice of Real Life has come alive on the food segment and that too with a sweet preparation. I can bet even the most die-hard dieters will put their diet on hold and won’t like to give it a miss during this Durga puja 2012. No Bengali celebration is complete without […]

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Now Robo Maid will keep your house clean

Posted on: 3rd Jun, 2012

Looking for a maid to clean your house? This time go the tech way. If high price is not a scary factor for you, then buy home a LG Hom Bot robotic vacuum cleaner. Yes, it is a mini robot! It comes with two cameras and ultrasonic sensors. With basic intelligence packed in, it takes […]

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Beat this summer with cooling sip of Watermelon Sarbat

Posted on: 27th May, 2012

Sunday squall brought us some swelter relief. But the very next day, it is again the same irritating ‘heat and humidity’. Adding to our worries is Alipore weather office’s forecast – “no rain within next 24 hours”. And what about monsoon rain?  Well it’s another kahani. Those ‘do bund zindagi ki’ (little droplets in life) […]

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Jamai Sasthi Men’s wear, a flashback on Indian fashion for men in Bengal

Posted on: 27th May, 2012

Fashion and festival are inseparable. The same rings truer for Jamai Sasthi. It is an ancient Bengali custom. Jamai means son-in-law in Bengali language.  Much before the occasion knocks on the door, one can watch the in-laws go frenzy to purchase beautiful dresses for both meye (daughter) and jamai. Without a very few exceptions, generally […]

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