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Can We Consider Vegetarian Food as Medicine?

Most ingredients used in creating home-made medical decoctions are regular food items used by us. So I wondered, Can our food ingredients act as medicine?
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Festive Season Beckons: 5 Traditional Sarees You Can’t Say No To!

Enjoy the traditional you in the traditional garb! Spoiled by choices? We have compiled a list of traditional sarees just for Festive occasion
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Documenting Musical Traditions and Balancing Music Genres: IGNCA-SRC’s Deepti Navaratna

We met with Deepti Navaratna, a neuroscientist from Boston to get an understanding of her association with music and her work in IGNCA-SRC in Bengaluru
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Spicy Konkan Fare with a Side of Monsoon Rain

Spicy Konkan Food is a both a gastronomic as well as sensory treat. What better time to enjoy it than during the cool monsoon season.
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Kerala’s Beautiful Eco-friendly Handicrafts

Kerala has a wide variety of eco-friendly handicrafts. Here, take a look at the ones that beautifully capture the rich culture and heritage of the State.
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Best Indian Short Films: Big Statements in Small Time Frames Part II

Indian Short Films pan the corners of society which are easily forgotten and brings out interesting perspectives and messages in a very short span of time.
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Bail Pola – A Festival to Show Gratitude to Hard-Working Bulls

Bail Pola is a festival that celebrates the work that the bulls do for farmers. A day to worship and venerate them by treating them to everything special
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Best Indian Short Films: Big Ideas in Small Time Frames

Best Indian Short Films - Short Films help raise the important questions in society as it conveys big ideas in a short time frame with maximum impact, urging people to think deeply.
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Don’t let the ‘Rakhi’ be a harness this Rakshabandhan Day

Brother-sister relationship is precious as symbolised by the auspicious Rakshabandhan day but these days there is a need to re-look what it stands for.
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Chennai Cuisine: Every Foodie’s Delight

The varied and eclectic Chennai cuisine has many a food lover waxing lyrical about it which is also why it has such a prominent place in Indian cuisine.

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