Holi 2018 Special: 6 Delectable Thandai Recipes

The winter clouds are giving way for the bounty of spring,and Indians across the country are all geared to celebrate Holi in less than a week. Cheeks smeared in hues of pink, green, yellow and red, getting drenched in coloured water or devouring the festive special delicacies; there is a reason why Holi is one of the most loved and widely celebrated festivals of India. Different regions of the country have their own local take on the festival. In Mathura, the festivities may last more than week. It is known…

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Holi 2018: A Fully Prepared Holi Lunch Menu For A Memorable Holi Party

Holi is just around the corner and the weather is just perfect to gear up for the most vibrant and fun festival of the year. This year the festival of colours would be celebrated on 2nd March 2018.  Painting people in hues of rainbow to getting drenched in water or dodging the attacks of water guns and balloons, playing Holi definitely makes for a festival which is not just fun, but high on adrenaline too. This year, Holi falls on 2nd March 2018 and preparations for it have begun in full swing….

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Holi 2018: 7 Innovative Gujiya Filling Ideas To Take Your Gujiya Game To The Next Level!

Holi celebrations sans the presence of our very own deep-fried Indian pastry- the gujiya– is quite unheard of. Gujiya extremists might just claim that gujiya has been declared the best sweet of the world by UNESCO! The Holi special sweet has many variations in different states of the country, like the karanji in Maharashtra and the Nevri in Goa. The main difference in the recipes of these variants is the ingredients used in preparing the filling. For example, the Goan nevri is stuffed with coconut and jaggery, setting it apart from its North Indian cousin that is usually stuffed with mawa or khoya and a number of…

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Telangana govt’s m-governance push: Launches ‘T App Folio’, state’s official app

All public services in Telangana will now be delivered over mobile phone with the government on Wednesday launching T App Folio, the official digital application of the state. The youngest state of India, which claims to be a pioneer in e-governance in the country, has brought on one platform all the apps of government departments. With this, Telangana has become the second state in the country after Karnataka to launch anywhere, anytime, mobile service delivery gateway for all the departments. Using their smart and feature phones, citizens can avail all…

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From wearables to AI-based diet app: What entrepreneurs can do for a healthy lifestyle

Entrepreneurs should focus on their diet and exercise. In India, with so many options for delicious food, entrepreneurs tend to blame stress for their poor food habits, but won’t make active lifestyle changes. The entrepreneurs who take pride in their health and wellness, ensure that they get enough exercise and have fruits, salads regularly. It is with this same passion and conviction that Vishal Gondal started GOQii, which is a wearable device that helps people stay fit. One of his prized accomplishments is completing the 100 km Oxfam Trailwalk in…

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Kabir Lumba on how he grew Lifestyle into one of the largest department stores in India

Kabir Lumba has been managing director of Lifestyle International Pvt Ltd since 2009 and moves to the parent company in May I joined the Landmark Group in 2004 and almost immediately noticed the culture difference. I had worked in what were then larger companies–Pantaloons and Proline. At the time, Lifestyle was a lot smaller and I believed that the retail opportunity was huge. Most importantly, the Landmark Group had run retail operations overseas and knew it was a business that required tremendous patience. For what was then a ₹200-300 crore…

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