Hyderabadi Cuisine – a Treasure Trove of ‘Hidden’ Gastronomic Gems

Hyderabadi cuisine, with its extraordinary culinary treasure trove that goes back to 400 years, has always stood out for its smack-in-the-face, fiery local flavours along with the dashes of Iranian, Turkish, and Mughal influences. For food historians, critics, and chefs across the country — and even the world, to some extent — Pearl City is almost […]

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Park Street: Kolkata’s Spirit, its Beating Heart, and its Old-world Soul

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Some call it “the city that never sleeps,” while many attach to it the prestigious tag of “Kolkata’s food street”. Yet, others think the name “Times Square of Kolkata” suits it the best. Park Street has several monikers, and each of them highlight everything that the City of Joy holds dearest: Food, culture, music, and […]

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RHCF — a Beacon of Hope in Rural Healthcare in India

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Rural healthcare in India is more than riddled with problems. Rampant infant deaths, rats gnawing at a newborn, lack of ambulance forcing people to carry a patient on foot for miles, and a woman giving birth on road — are just some of the horrific cases that highlight India’s rural healthcare scenario. Survey after survey points out poor […]

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Co-borrower, Co-owner, Co-signer, and Co-applicant of a Joint Home Loan — the Differences

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35 year old, Sumit Vyas was a bit stumped when his brother asked his help to secure a joint home loan. After explaining the situation, his brother said, “You can act as a co-signer or co-applicant. It’s up to you.” He didn’t want to refuse, but the amount was big and the financial commitment would […]

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