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Viji Athreye

I am an Indian...Wedded to the Olive Green, I believe I belong to the Silent Ranks. I am extremely perturbed by the social issues concerning India. I in my own capacity am trying to bring about that change for a brighter tomorrow.

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April 13, 2019
Benefits of Solving Puzzles

Are you hooked on to solving the cryptic crossword every Sunday morning? Do you love solving riddles, code words, and puzzles? Are you addicted to Sudoku? Well, then you are hooked on to something very beneficial to you, for solving puzzles stimulates the brain, tests one’s ingenuity and boosts the brain power. Here are the benefits of solving puzzles: For Kids Cognitive Skills Puzzles in the form of alphabets, numbers, shapes, names of fruits and [...]Read More

Tips to Take Care of Dogs

Dogs are man’s best friend. Nothing can surpass their loyalty towards the family that they belong to. They are as much as a family member as any of the humans. Thus, it is essential that they are taken care of properly so that they too can live a comfortable life. Here are a few tips on how to take care of your dog. Puppy Stage Puppies are undoubtedly the most adorable creatures created by God. [...]Read More

Thyroid Disorder

The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped endocrine gland located at the base of the human neck. This gland plays an important role in controlling the metabolism of the body and vital functions such as breathing, heart rate, body weight, cholesterol levels menstrual cycles, etc. Thyroid Disorders The thyroid uses the iodine from the food we consume and makes two hormones – Triiodothyronine (T3) and Thyroxine (T4) which influence the metabolism of the body cells. Hypothyroidism – [...]Read More

March 27, 2019
How to Detect Adulterated Food at Home?

The three basic necessities of life are food, clothing, and shelter. Sadly, the very food that helps in sustaining us is in most cases being adulterated. Adulteration is an addition or subtraction of any substance (sometimes harmful) to food or from food. Adulterated food harms the health of the consumer in the long-run. Today we share with you a few ways to find if the food that you are about to consume is adulterated. Milk [...]Read More

Heart Attack - A Reason for Worry Among Youngsters

As per statistics, South Asians account for 60% of world’s coronary artery disease (CAD), which is a precursor to a heart attack in most cases. This disease is a major cause of mortality in India. The young, in the age bracket of 35-55, are also falling prey to Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD) because of the present day urban lifestyle which includes factors such as low levels of physical activity, greater alcohol consumption, smoking, obesity and [...]Read More

March 21, 2019
DIY Household Cleaning Hacks

Cleaning is one chore everybody generally tends to dislike and thus keeps procrastinating. In the end, the mounting cleaning tasks stare down upon us and we have no way out other than to just do it. But did you know that there are scientific solutions to the everyday annoyance? Yes, you can remember your days at the school chemistry lab for we are going to share with you some easy cleaning hacks, using some common [...]Read More

Pancreatic Cancer - Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

The C-Word- Cancer, is by far the deadliest disease worldwide. Cancer may develop in the human body due to lifestyle, genetics, family history, exposure to viruses, and last but not least, the increase in longevity. In recent years, the disease has become more rampant than ever before due to varied factors such as the use of tobacco, adulterated food, processed food, use of pesticides in crops etc. Recently, we lost Mr. Manohar Parrikar, the erstwhile [...]Read More

March 18, 2019
The Judiciary System of India

The Constitution of India came into effect on the 26th Of January, 1950, and is the source of law and also the supreme law of India. The court system where disputes are resolved, decisions are made by a bench of judges or magistrates, and the law is enforced is known as the Judiciary System. The Judges and the magistrates form the core of the Judiciary. The Judiciary of India is stratified into many levels and [...]Read More

March 16, 2019
5 Quick Food Recipes For Hostel Life

Hostel life, especially for college students, is the most memorable time. It is a time for fun and frolic with friends, and of course, a time to learn to be independent. The only hitch is that the food in most of the hostels is not very palatable. Eating out every day is not only harmful to health but also pinches the pocket of the parents. But there is a healthy option available. You could cook [...]Read More

March 13, 2019
Iconic Bollywood Villains

There was a time when a Bollywood movie could never be complete without its quintessential villains. If you were to remove Gabbar from Sholay, or Mogambo from Mr. India, the movies would not stand a chance of survival. There was a clear demarcation between the good and the bad, the black and the white, the hero and the villain. Times have changed now and the movies are no longer black and white but also have [...]Read More

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