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Mediterranean diet

Recently, several scientific studies extolled the virtues of consuming a Mediterranean diet.  Apparently the heart and brain health of subjects who ate Mediterranean diet significantly improved as compared to those who consumed usual diet. Just to quote a few examples, in 2013 a Spanish study entitled PREDIMED followed up a group comprising those who took the Mediterranean diet with extra-virgin olive oil or nuts, and compared them with those who took usual diet for a [...]

Delhi's green cover areas

Delhi has the reputation of being one of the few developed cities worldwide that possesses a city forest. One of the fundamental objectives of development planning in India is to create a consolidated physical and social environment so that it improves the quality of life. The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) is presently preparing a new Master Plan of Delhi (MPD) 2021 incorporating comprehensive modifications in the earlier MPD 2001. The new plan has given emphasis [...]

India Pakistan Hockey Match

One thing that has not changed even after Indo-Pak Partition is the game ‘Hockey’. It is the national game of these two neighbouring countries. Although the two are arch rivals, they  participate in almost every international competition. Hockey matches are played as a goodwill gesture too and that in turn uplifts hockey which is losing its sheen. There is no doubt that a game is played with competitive spirit and to win, but it is [...]

Kabaddi

One of the most successful sports in India yet not that trendy among the people is Indian Kabaddi. Since the sport is associated normally with villages and mud game, the popularity among youngsters is much less than accepted sports in India such as cricket. Despite all this our Indian Kabaddi players put up their best show and time and again prove that they are unsurpassed players. This has certainly helped gain attractiveness towards the game. [...]

Online medical consultation

The latest trend emerging in India among the internet surfers is the use of the Internet for online medical consultations, though the concept is not a new one. With technology advancing every day, with the Internet at our fingertips to get all information, with e-commerce and online shopping on the rise, with the advancement in medical technology, how can the online world be derived of medical consultations? In 1996, WebMD was the first medical consulting [...]

Financial troubles of Spicejet

The equity markets of India went through an exceptionally tumultuous week and ended in the green after registering early losses and fanning concerns that the bull run might have ended. After a fortnight of fall, the Indian stock markets had managed to register a turnaround and strong selling sentiments hit the brake this week. The 30 share S&P BSE Sensex first three trading sessions opened at 27,136 points and hit a low of 26,469 before [...]

It seemed cool to rely on Uber and hail a taxi at the click of a finger thanks to their mobile app on your smartphone, and join the bandwagon of ‘Uber people’, rather than call a regular taxi or go for the public transport. All you had to do was download the app, key in your credit card or debit card details and you are all set to hail an Uber cab whenever you want, [...]

India’s first Android One Hindi smartphone, Spice Dream Uno H Android One, has been launched by Spice with the collaboration of Google, the search engine giant  targeting the 300 million Hindi-speaking population specially from Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh and other regions. Spice Dream Uno H has been launched with a very affordable price of Rs 6,499 which will run on a Hindi version of Android Kitkat. This first-ever Android One Hindi smartphone [...]

Dubai wants Hyderabad to be smart city

A few days after Qatar expressed its willingness to be a part of the Smart Cities project, the emirate of Dubai has now come forward and stated that it would like to develop Hyderabad as a smart city. KT Rama Rao, Minister of Information Technology, Telangana Government, recently visited Dubai Smart City and got in touch with investors in an effort to bring in investments to the Capital of Telangana. The Minister was accompanied by [...]

IPTL

The Indian tennis fans have been delighted as international legends and world-class players stepped on Indian soil to showcase one of the greatest matches, the International Premier Tennis League. The event that concluded on December 13 in Dubai saw the Indian Aces, which comprised of Roger Federer, Pete Sampras and Ana Ivanovic, and others, grab the trophy at the Hamdan Sports Complex there. The winners, along with the diamond trophy, were also presented a $1 [...]