Tech-Driven Higher Education in India: Are We Addressing Ethical Issues?

Last two decades have witnessed significant increase in adoption and integration of technology in all levels of education, including higher education. In context of higher education, the technology interface can be viewed from the three perspectives: first, the use of technology in support processes with aim to enhance user experiences and process efficiency; second, use of technology in core processes like instruction-delivery, examination and assessment, etc; and finally, the virtual learning systems with technology as a driver of all core and support processes. While the use of technology to complement…

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Sizing up gender-fluid fashion: When skirts and saris are not just for women

Indian brand Anaam helps create gender-fluid and inclusive fashion. (Photo: Mail Today) Sales staff would often redirect Sumiran Kabir Sharma to the men’s section when he ventured into the women’s section for clothes to suit his taste and petite frame. As someone who does not identify with the gender assigned to him at birth, shopping became tricky. So, when he set up his own clothing brand, he chose to make it gender fluid. Today, Anaam is among the clutch of Indian fashion brands set up to create gender-fluid and inclusive…

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Restaurant, Hotel Unions Ban Smartphones While Eating Food; Food Influencers Are Stunned

Food selfies are eating away profits of restaurants, literally. And this is not good. Sharing pictures of food on Instagram is no longer a trend but has now turned into a routine. People spend more time clicking pictures, editing and uploading them to social media platforms than the actual act of eating. This means that they are spending more time on the tables, and this means less profits. That’s the reason restaurants and hotel owners across India have initiated a ban against smartphones. What made the hotel and restaurant owners…

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10 Italian dishes that are more yummylicious than pasta and pizza

1. Popular foods of Italy that you must try! Loaded with cheese and tomato or rich meat-based sauces with a hint of pesto and olive oil, Italian cuisine is one of the most loved across the globe now. Most of us trust Italian cafes to grab the best varieties of pizza and pasta and often skip to try more sumptuous dishes on the menu, and believe it or not, in the process some of us are genuinely missing the real food. While there is nothing that can beat the deliciousness…

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New York-style steakhouses are now looking at Japan for expansion, ahead of Olympics

  America is in the midst of an increasingly intense love affair with Japanese beef. Witness Don Wagyu, the new shop in downtown New York devoted exclusively to Japanese beef sandwiches that start at $28. The counter sells around 150 a day, including an average of eight $180 Ozaki “sandos.” But while Japanese diners have enthusiastically embraced Shake Shack, which has grown to nine locations since the first opened in 2015, American steakhouses have been slower to establish themselves. Chains such as Ruth Chris have been in Japan for over…

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10 breakfast items from around India that are a must-have

1. Must have Indian breakfast items Simply put, the thing about waking up early is that it’s not something anybody likes to do. That is unless we’re being offered food that we really like, rather love. A wise man once said, “eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a pauper.” Here are 10 dishes from all around India that will not only make your mouth water, they’ll also make you want to get out of bed because these dishes deserve your attention and bite! 2.…

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12 delicious one-pot meals that are perfect for dinner tonight!

1. The magic of flavours! Everyone seems to be talking about Buddha Bowls these days. What are these? One-pot meals that are cooked with frugality, a meal bowl with a balance of ingredients, something akin to following the middle path. Or for those with wilder imaginations, are these meals cooked with ingredients that Buddha loved to eat? There are several contestions regarding the actual meaning of this concept. While initially they were believed to be essentially vegan bowls with ingredients that created a balance of nutrients in the body, they…

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10 koftas that are so delicious would want to try them now!

1. Delicious kofta recipes! Koftas trace their origin to the cooking experiments of the middle ages when these balls of delight were invented to pamper the taste buds of the regal gentry. Since then, the journey of koftas has seen creative meanders resulting in delectable outputs. Here is a list of koftas that make our cuisine among the best in the world. 2. ​Paneer Kofta Paneer Kofta Recipe: Kofta balls made from grated paneer, red chilli powder and coriander leaves, cooked in curd and tomato gravy. 3. ​Nargisi Kofta Nargisi…

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10 breakfast items from around India that are a must-have

1. Must have Indian breakfast items Simply put, the thing about waking up early is that it’s not something anybody likes to do. That is unless we’re being offered food that we really like, rather love. A wise man once said, “eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a pauper.” Here are 10 dishes from all around India that will not only make your mouth water, they’ll also make you want to get out of bed because these dishes deserve your attention and bite! 2.…

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12 railway stations that are famous for their delicious food!

1. The taste of India! One’s destination is never a place, but always a new way of seeing things. And the best medium to see those things is to travel by train. What if the train journey blesses you with some impeccable and finger-licking food? Sounds interesting! Well, start packing your bags, as this piece of information will surely make you plan a trip to explore these flavours that are no less than the taste of India. 2. Chicken Cutlet, Howrah, West Bengal If you think this city is just…

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