Royal wedding fashion: Amal Clooney is a ray of sunshine in yellow Stella McCartney

Amal Clooney, you are our sunshine. Our fashion sunshine. (Photo: Gareth Fuller, AP) Even though she was on the Long Walk instead of a red carpet, Amal Clooney, fresh off the best-dressed list at the Met Gala, scored style points again at the royal wedding. She popped in a canary-yellow Stella McCartney dress with an asymmetrical train. And this being a royal wedding, of course, there was a matching hat involved: in her case, a wide-brimmed hat with a bit of yellow netting at the front. As for her husband, George sported a…

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WHO raises Ebola health risk to ‘very high’ in DR Congo, not yet international emergency

Prior to the meeting, WHO raised the DRC’s Ebola health assessment risk to “very high.” Dr. Robert Steffen, the chairman of WHO’s Emergency Committee, said that 25 deaths have occurred and 45 cases have been reported, including three in health care personnel. Among the 45 cases, 14 have been confirmed, mostly in the remote Bikoro health zone, although there’s one confirmed case in Mbandaka, a city of 1.2 million. “The risk of international spread is particularly high since the city of Mbandaka is in proximity to the Congo river, which…

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10 dishes that you cannot ignore when in Kashmir

1. The real taste of Kashmir The beautiful state of Jammu & Kashmir is not just a treat to the eyes but has a rich culinary heritage as well. If you have experienced a Wazan, the Kashmiri multi-course meal, you would know what we are talking about. Kashmiri food is full of flavours, desi ghee and uses ingredients like dry ginger powder, fennel powder, kashmiri red chilli and garam masala in abundance. According to Paritosh Kapoor, a Kashmiri home chef, “Kashmiri cuisine is predominantly non-vegetarian because of the climatic conditions,…

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10 Best Tips On Eating Street Food In India Without Having Tummy Troubles

Holidaying in India is definitely on everyone’s bucket list. Its vibrant culture, beautiful traditions, colourful festivals and exotic food is quite intriguing! With an aim to cover all of this in one trip is not enough – perhaps you need to come here more than once in order to explore everything that this country has to offer. Whether you are looking to soak up some sun on a beach or want to have a selfie at the iconic Taj Mahal, there is no doubt that this beautiful country will steal…

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Eastern fashion is moving in the right direction

Situationist A/W 2018 ocated on the crossroads of Asia and Eastern Europe, Georgia is gaining reputation as an up-and-coming travel destination, but still remains an undiscovered gem in terms of contemporary culture. This ancient country in the Caucasus was part of the Soviet Union for most of the 20th century, followed by the turbulent 90s that saw civil wars and economic crisis. The memories of the post-Soviet transition are still fresh, but today Georgia is heading towards global integration, with its heritage redefined as a valuable cultural currency. With new…

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The Biggest Trend in Fashion May Be Getting Rid of Your Fashion

Cameron Silver, wearing an Alexander McQueen jacket.CreditKarsten Moran for The New York Times Forget fringe and feathers; forget saying no to fur. It is possible that the biggest trend in fashion is about to become getting rid of all of your … fashion. Next week Cameron Silver — the founder of the Los Angeles vintage store Decades, famous male peacock, fashion director of H by Halston and its QVC face — will use his store and website, decadesinc.com, to sell off 400 pieces of his own wardrobe collected over the last 35 years….

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Anxiety and aggression in young boys may increase due to low iron levels

Iron deficiency and low blood levels of Vitamin B12 in small boys may be associated with behaviour problems, such as anxiety and aggression, when they get in middle school, according to a new study. The findings showed that iron deficiency, anaemia and low plasma vitamin B12 levels in boys at around age 8 were associated with 10% higher mean scores on externalising behaviours such as aggression and breaking of rules. Iron deficiency was related to an adjusted 12% higher mean on internalising problem scores like anxiety and depression. “Some parts…

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This Easy Indian Dinner Recipe Only Calls for Staples—and It’s Ready in 20 Minutes

Some cooks are so legendary that when you see them in the flesh you truly do quake in your boots. For my mother, waitressing at Legal Sea Foods in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in the 1970s, that cook was Julia Child. Mom was asking a fishmonger how to cook a roast she’d just bought. He laughed, pointed, and said, “Ask that lady!” My mother turned, and there was the six-foot-two PBS host, trilling away about how to do right by a nice roast. Mom will never forget it. Octogenarian Madhur Jaffrey, the…

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The secret behind the hole in your doughnut

1. An overview If you are a dessertarian, you will not be able to say no to the colourful, soft and spongy dessert that always comes with a hole in the centre. Can you guess which dessert we are talking about? Yeah! You guessed it right, it’s ‘Doughnuts’. While we relish the endless flavours available in the market, we never give some thought to the reason behind the hole at the centre of the dish. Let’s understand the idea and reveal that whether it was a deliberate act or merely…

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When India meets Asia in Myanmarese cuisine

Myanmar boasts of an interesting melange of great traditional cuisines — ranging from Nepali, Indian, Chinese, Thai, Cambodian and even Western influences. It’s time to explore this very fascinating combination at an ongoing food festival here. The “Myanmar Food Festival” is on at Honk, Pullman Hotel, Aerocity, till April 22. The menu has been set by Myanmarese Chef Htun Htun Naing, who has been specially flown to India to bring authentic flavours of the delicacies of Myanmar. The chef has curated an exquisite menu and gastronomic creations that will tantalise…

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