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How to add millets to your meals


The ancient grains known as millets are now enjoying a revival and are being celebrated for their nourishing and health-giving qualities. Here’s how you can introduce them into dishes when you cook at home.   Breakfast porridge: Forget… Read More

How to celebrate Ganesha the green way


Festivals are fun. Unfortunately, public celebrations often damage the environment. But you can keep the festive air and protect the earth, too. Here’s how. Get a green idol: Ganesha statues made of plaster and paris and painted in… Read More

Treats for Ganesha and you


Ganesh Chaturthi is around the corner and it’s time to make special dishes, offer to the deity and indulge ourselves. Here are recipes for two South Indian specials for the festival Modakam These are simple steamed sweets and… Read More

A Round-Up of Reviews: Toilet Ek Prem Katha


Akshay Kumar’s film with sanitation as the main theme has hit screens. Read about what the critics are saying. Anna MM Vetticad in Firstpost.com It is a pity that director Shree Narayan Singh chose to soil his film… Read More

A round-up of reviews: Jab Harry Met Sejal


This is the Bollywood take on the hugely popular When Harry Met Sally. How well does Imtiaz Ali tell the story in the film with Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma in the title roles? Read what the… Read More

The special thing about friendships


It’s Friendship Day on Sunday. We’ve put together quotes about friendship – some thoughtful and poignant, some just plain cute. Share with your friends. Things are never quite as scary when you’ve got a best friend Bill Watterson… Read More