Chapli Kebab: The Flat Minced Meat Marvel Is An Explosion of Flavours You Must Not Miss

A piping hot Roomali roti or paratha, paired with tender and moist kebabs accompanied with freshly cut onions and green chillies, that’s how a typical ‘nashta’ in every third Peshawari and Awadhi household looked like many years ago.  The decadent and wholesome ‘nashtas’ may have made way for slightly healthier breakfast options in the recent past but that has, in no way, affected the popularity of these smoky and succulent wonders in the subcontinent. Kebabs have had their own journey worthy of being told and savoured over generations; one such tale has been…

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Turkey explosion: Car bomb kills child in Sanliurfa province

A child was killed and at least 15 people injured in a large car bomb blast in a town in southern Turkey, a regional governor says. The explosion targeted a building housing judges and prosecutors in Viransehir, in Sanliurfa province, which borders Syria. Provincial governor Gungor Azim Tuna told the state news agency Anadolu that a child aged three had been killed. Turkish cities and towns have been hit by several attacks in the past year. In May last year, police in Viransehir, a mainly Kurdish and Arab town, shot…

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Huawei takes jab at Samsung with ‘no explosion’ phone

Chinese electronics firm Huawei yesterday unveiled its latest Mate 9 smartphone in Munich, designed to challenge global market leaders Apple and Samsung with features including a high-quality camera and higher-capacity battery. As Korea’s Samsung struggles with negative publicity following the high-profile recall of its flagship Galaxy Note 7 smartphone in response to reports of it catching fire and exploding, Huawei has scented an opportunity. Standing in front of a graphic comparing how hot the new phone gets while charging compared with a Samsung handset, Huawei consumer electronics chief Richard Yu…

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