World Cuisine: Know the Difference Between Continental Food and Oriental Food

Different cuisines prepared in different regions across the world have stories to tell about its place, tradition and culture. From Chinese to Continental, Lebanese to Japanese and Indian, all of them have a taste of their own. We all love to savour delicacies from around the world, especially since they are easily available in India now. However, there’s always been a confusion between continental and oriental food, generally mistaken as one kind. According to Chef Irfan Pabaney from The Sassy Spoon, Mumbai, “the major difference between these two kinds of…

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Taking Care: Health charter goes beyond patient-doctor to whole world

– When updating the Catholic Church’s medical and bioethical charter, experts decided it wasn’t enough to aim the guidelines at health care professionals. The entire “ecosystem” encompassing medical workers, patients, the sick and vulnerable had to be addressed, said the head of the drafting committee. Everything in the system — laws, social policies, economic situations, war, injustice, drug and insurance companies, social and family networks and the environment — can have an impact on people’s right to life and access to basic healthcare, said Camillian Father Augusto Chendi, undersecretary delegate…

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World Cancer Day: This Deadly Lifestyle Disease Kills Close to 9 Million Annually

Undeniably, cancer has assumed a menacing character in the world of lifestyle diseases. According to the World Health Organisation, there were an estimated 14 million new instances of cancer in the year 2012 which are on rise ever since. According to the official reports, these numbers are expected to rise by a whopping 70% over the next twenty years. In the year 2015 close to 9 million people across the globe died due to cancer. Every 1 in 6 deaths in the world is caused by cancer which, at present,…

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Michelle Obama loved fashion and the fashion world loved her

NEW YORK: The morning after Michelle Obama’s big speech at the Democratic National Convention in 2012, in which she argued passionately for a second term for her husband, designer Tracy Reese’s phone was ringing. And ringing. Mrs. Obama’s powerfully delivered speech had attracted much attention — but these phone calls were about her dress. A shimmering sleeveless sheath in rose and silvery gray, it was pretty universally considered a fashion slam dunk. And customers wanted it. There was only one problem, Reese recalls: “We didn’t have inventory — we had made…

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LEW’S NO PARTY ANIMAL Lewis Hamilton’s No1 girl in F1 defends his playboy lifestyle and claims the three-time world champ is ‘not a party boy’

She knows the real Lewis Hamilton probably better than anyone else in Formula One. Keep up to date with ALL the motorsport news, gossip and transfers on our club page plus fixtures, results and live match commentary The three-times world champion has been slammed by critics for his jet-set lifestyle between races. But Cullen reveals: “I have spent the whole year with him and we partied maybe four times. “He is not a party boy. If he has a three-week recovery between races he might have a drink to celebrate a…

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Hillary Clinton warns fake news can have ‘real world consequences’

Hillary Clinton issued a call to action against the “epidemic” of fake news in a rare public appearance since her unexpected loss to Donald Trump. The Democratic presidential nominee warned that the proliferation of false news stories online can have “real world consequences”, alluding to an incident over the weekend in which a man opened fire at Comet Ping Pong after reading a false news story that purported the DC pizzeria was harboring children as part of a sex ring led by Clinton. No one was injured. “This is not…

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In the world of Bansals, woman-led The Label Life aims to be a profitable online lifestyle store

From three brands to one umbrella brand, The Label Life’s journey of taking tough calls and surviving rough winters. “Have we lost the plot?” “Is this why I really started the business?” These are questions most entrepreneurs either avoid or never quite get around to answering.  Preeta Sukhtankar, however, reached this stage within a year of starting up. The Label Corp has been in existence for over three years now, but the team celebrated their first-year anniversary this year. The first anniversary marks their shift towards one single brand. Preeta…

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Nova Lifestyle (NVFY), Future World Lifestyle Enter Business Partnership

Nova LifeStyle, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVFY) announced the Company has continued to expand its e-commerce presence by partnering with Future World LifeStyle, which will feature Diamond Sofa Smart Furniture on its www.weilai178.com website. Future World Lifestyle offers its 3 million plus members a reward redemption program that can be used for products listed on the site. Tawny Lam, President and Interim CEO of Nova LifeStyle stated, “Our partnership with Future World Lifestyle demonstrates continued success in expanding our presence in the e-commerce marketplace. By partnering with a platform such as this,…

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The Medicines Patent Pool Announces First World Health Organization Prequalification Submissions for Generic Dolutegravir

Cipla and Mylan are the First Companies to Apply for WHO’s Prequalification of Dolutegravir The Medicines Patent Pool (MPP) announced today that two of its generic manufacturing partners are the first companies to apply for prequalification of generic dolutegravir (DTG), a new antiretroviral that the MPP licensed from ViiV Healthcare in 2014. Cipla and Mylan have applied to WHO for prequalification of generic versions of the 50 mg tablet of DTG, a necessary step in allowing international procurers such as the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, UNICEF…

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World food prices edge up in October: FAO

World food prices edged up in October to continue an upward trend since January, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday, adding that prospects for global cereal output had improved. Barring a slight dip in July, the Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) food price index has steadily increased from a seven-year low hit in the first month of this year. The index, which measures monthly changes for a basket of cereals, oilseeds, dairy products, meat and sugar, averaged 172.6 points in October, 0.7 percent above the month before and…

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