Swapna Raghu Sanand

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Blue roti, purple biscuit, black noodles! Indian scientists develop colored varieties of wheat; check health benefits

For decades, bio-fortification of staple diets has been a major challenge for agricultural bio-technologists. Now it is known that colored wheat can be adapted to local climatic conditions along with satisfactory yield potent

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Kitchen to space-shuttle! India’s youngest chef from Kerala aspires to be an astronaut chef

Not only is Kicha so passionate about cooking, he already has a highly popular following on YouTube, where he posts his cookery videos.

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What is ventricular fibrillation and how does it affect your heart?

A recent American Heart Association statement has elaborated on specific socioeconomic factors linked with cardiovascular disease.

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Rukmini Devi Arundale: This iconic Indian dancer was a strong crusader of vegetarianism and animal rights

With her demise, Rukmini Arundale left behind a vibrant and rich legacy through the institutions that she directly worked to establish.

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Big setback for Sri Lanka tourism! Tourists opt for Thailand, Bhutan, North East

With temperatures on the rise, these scenic destinations are sure to enchant travelers who are either postponing a trip to Sri Lanka or have already canceled their travel plans to the island nation.

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The legend of Yeti: Everything you need to know about the elusive snowman

The Yeti legends are plenty across the world. A Russian legend, a Chinese legend, and many more legends about the Yeti flourish.

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‘Being a mom is hard!’ Mark Zuckerberg’s ‘Sleep Box’ for wife can inspire couples and entrepreneurs

With this innovative 'Sleep Box', one gets a feeling that Mark Zuckerberg is poised to change the world of parenting in incremental and meaningful ways, just as he pioneered path-breaking change in the sphere of social media.

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Delhi High Court scripts history! Becomes 1st High Court to have state-of-the-art telepresence facility

To drive the actual impact of the telepresence system, it becomes imperative for members of the Bench and the Bar to utilize the facility to the fullest extent with the launch of e-courts in the High Court.

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In a first, Mumbai hospital claims injecting stem cells saved infant’s life

In the future, newer breakthroughs at a global level may spearhead change and bring the ongoing debate to a more logical conclusion in the field of medical and clinical applications.

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Husbands, take note! Wife’s parents being rich is immaterial for deciding maintenance, says Bombay HC

In these cases, the court has to direct balance between the standard of living of both husband and wife to ensure that the standard of living for the wife is secure doing pendency of the matrimonial dispute.

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Your kidneys work better when you make these lifestyle changes!

Remember, when you consume more proteins, your body produces more protein waste, which is difficult for your body to process if you are suffering from a kidney related disease.

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Parents, take charge! Don’t let children use smartphones, iPads during family meals

The golden rule when it comes to managing children's screen time, parents need to lead by example first and prioritize nourishing personal connections and real conversations.

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Are eggs good for you? Results of recent JAMA study will make you think twice!

Health-friendly options include a bowl of plain oats with nuts and fruits, plain yogurt, fresh fruits and smoothies and an assortment of nuts, which may provide a more wholesome healthy meal on a daily basis.

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Kerala’s Jatayupara Earth Center: World’s largest functional bird statue is a tribute to nature’s splendour and women’s safety

The first impression of 'Jatayupara' is that of a colossal statue that is 200 feet long, 70 feet tall and 150 feet wide. More importantly, this giant concrete structure makes Kerala's Jatayupara the largest functional statue

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What makes a normal man suddenly become violent? Author and filmmaker Salil Desai decodes the psyche

In conversation with Financial Express Online's Swapna Raghu Sanand, Salil Desai, writer, and filmmaker share his insights on.

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Want to stay young? Eat one serving leafy greens daily!

A recent study has found that elderly people who have at least one serving of leafy greens daily show a much slower rate in terms of decline when they undergo tests related to memory and thinking skills as compared with those

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Good news for frequent fliers: Your pre-booked airline seats cannot be changed without explanation!

Recently, the country's apex consumer commission directed Air India to pay Rs 5 lakh as compensation to its two passengers. Wondering why? The reason is that the airline was found to have changed the passengers' pre-booked se

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Will Smith in Haridwar! Hollywood star’s picture wearing Rudraksha mala and tilak is winning the internet

Smith's Instagram post begins with these words, "My grandmother used to say: 'God teaches through experience." The actor has included a series of photos and a video including one of the Ganga aarti in Haridwar.

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Men more prone to cardiovascular diseases, road accidents, suicides than women: WHO report

The WHO study indicates that life expectancy gap seems to be at its narrowest point where women lack access to health services.

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The Indian reader definitely wants variety and change: Mehak Daleh on horror and crime thrillers

In the Indian context, there are very few authors who boldly explore genres such as horror and crime thrillers.

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Wrapped with nature’s bounty! This Thai supermarket uses banana leaves to wrap instead of plastic packaging

As the world goes on to embrace more environment-friendly initiatives, it also becomes the need of the hour for citizens to become active ambassadors of such change.

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More Indians from Tier II cities traveling abroad than ever before! Punjab city tops the chart

Emerging destinations also showed a significant increase in the number of visa applications processed in 2018 as compared to the previous year. The 2018 data of emerging destinations include Japan, Turkey, the Czech Republic

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Innovation by Indians growing! India marks highest growth in filing for international patents

Interestingly, the patents list is mostly dominated by Indian pharmaceutical companies such as Dr Reddys, Sun Pharma, Cipla and Lupin, among others.

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Best Vegetarian Cookbook in the World: Step into the kitchen of former President V.V. Giri’s daughter Pedatha!

For food lovers, the book is a collection of traditional vegetarian culinary treasures.

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Snacking while watching TV is harmful for your heart

A disciplined approach to curbing snacking can benefit you in many ways and control the onset of other potential medical problems such as high cholesterol and a chronic kidney disease.

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Don’t drink and drive! Alcohol bottles set to carry health warnings from April 1

Last year, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) had issued a notification to this effect dated March 19, 2018.

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Knitting with passion! 75 year old Rosa Ferrigno knits suit from more than 300 plastic bags

A precious takeaway from Ferrigno's creation is simply this - Do what you love to do. The world is bound to take notice and follow you!

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