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  • Do you know surprising facts about Saffron?

    Do you know surprising facts about Saffron?

    During his Asian campaigns, Alexander the Great used Persian saffron in his infusions as a curative for battle wounds

    February 3, 2022
  • Have you ever tried sweets made from vegetables?

    Have you ever tried sweets made from vegetables?

    If you had been looking out for skipping on this vegetable all this while, I’m sure its cupcake form will magnetize you even more! Yes, it is not just a nutrition powerhouse but also a reason to give this vegetable a shot for its most endearing form. Do try it once as I’m sure you’re going to love it.

    January 29, 2022
  • The Fascinating Story of the ‘City of Dawn’, Auroville

    The Fascinating Story of the ‘City of Dawn’, Auroville

    Founded in 1968 by Mirra Alfassa, also known as ‘The Mother’, Auroville is an experimental township or a universal town. Designed by famous architect Roger Anger, Auroville is a must-visit attraction of Puducherry where people of different nationalities, cultures, and beliefs live together in harmony.

    January 22, 2022
  • 5 varieties of khichdi from around the country

    5 varieties of khichdi from around the country

    Bisi Bele Bhath is a special khichdi due to more than one reason. It is made with Toor dal instead of the customary moong dal. However, the primary difference in flavors is because of a unique masala mix that contains a balance of 30 spices.

    January 20, 2022
  • Rogan art: A traditional painting revived in India

    Rogan art: A traditional painting revived in India

    Rogan art is so unique and unusual that Indian PM Narendra Modi gave then-US President Barack Obama a Tree of Life Rogan painting during his visit to the US in September 2014. The artwork was created by national award winner Abdul Gafur Khatri. 

    January 19, 2022
  • Explore the 5 old and lost recipes of India

    Explore the 5 old and lost recipes of India

    Most Indians have an emotional attachment with the kitchen, and owing to this, traditional recipes are passed on through legacy by just word of mouth, which makes food a valued inheritance.

    January 17, 2022
  • Let’s discuss the amazing varieties of Jalebi in India

    Let’s discuss the amazing varieties of Jalebi in India

    Jalebi is declared as the National sweet of India. In many cities or countries, Jalebi has several names such as jilipi, jilapi, mushabak, zulbia, and many more. It is the most popular sweet of India. It is given mainly for dessert.

    January 17, 2022
  • Why Kashmir is known as paradise on earth?

    Why Kashmir is known as paradise on earth?

    Before Kashmir became a valley it was a huge lake known as the Karewa Lake. The valley lies between the Karakoram Range and the Pir Panjal formed when the lake was drained during tectonic shift.

    January 15, 2022
  • Makar Sankranti: Know about this grand festival of India

    Makar Sankranti: Know about this grand festival of India

    Makar Sankranti is mainly celebrated as the harvest festival, marking the arrival of the spring season. The day is synonymous with kite flying as well. Makar Sankranti activities and rituals include taking a holy dip in the Ganges, offering Naivedya or special food items to the Surya or Sun god, and distributing food and clothes to the poor.

    January 14, 2022
  • Lets explore about this interesting festival PONGAL!

    Lets explore about this interesting festival PONGAL!

    The literal meaning of Pongal is spilling over or boiling. It is derived from Tamil literature. This resembles abundance and prosperity. Pongal is celebrated to thank God for providing a year-long good harvest. Along with this, Pongal is also named out of a sweet dish. It is made of rice, jaggery, and milk.

    January 13, 2022
  • 10 Bihari foods that will bowl you over

    10 Bihari foods that will bowl you over

    Khajuria is the most commonly prepared snack of Bihari food. The mixture of wheat flour and jaggery is deep-fried and lo! This lip-smacking snack is ready to fulfill those hunger attacks! One can also use rice flour instead of wheat flour and sugar instead of jaggery to make different varieties.

    January 12, 2022
  • Lohri: Interesting facts about this harvest festival

    Lohri: Interesting facts about this harvest festival

    The discussion of Lohri is incomplete without winter foods that are cooked and celebrated on this day. The traditional Punjabi menu on this day includes sarson da saag and makki di roti, til ki barfi, gur ki roti, makhane ki kheer, panjiri, pinni, till laddoo, gondh ladoo and more.

    January 11, 2022
  • KLF launches Bhasha Utsav to promote India’s global dialogue

    KLF launches Bhasha Utsav to promote India’s global dialogue

    The Utsav, which will include 30 Indian and global languages will have perspectives from rural life, gender equality, children and the differently challenged. It will partner with societies, foundations, government agencies and academic institutes.

    January 11, 2022
  • Madhubani Painting: Pride of Mithilanchal

    Madhubani Painting: Pride of Mithilanchal

    One can also see Mithila painting as a movement that broke the caste barrier. These paintings are an illustration of the thoughts, hopes, and dreams of the villagers, especially the womenfolk.

    January 6, 2022
  • Don’t miss the astonishing architecture and hanging pillars of the Lepakshi temple

    Don’t miss the astonishing architecture and hanging pillars of the Lepakshi temple

    One of the major highlights of the temple is the Hanging Pillar, which seems like the 70 other pillars in the vicinity, but does not actually rest on the ground.  Do keep an eye out for the footprints of Sita while exploring the temple complex.

    January 6, 2022
  • Bihar: Home to numerous unexplored gems

    Bihar: Home to numerous unexplored gems

    While stereotypes of states and cities are often attributed to India’s cultural diversity, for the longest time many of us have been unkind with our perception of Bihar.

    December 30, 2021