A Shimla cafe where prisoners serve pizzas

A Shimla cafe where prisoners serve pizzas

By Vishal Gulati Shimla It’s a real life scene right out of reel life. Hindi films “Karma” and “Do Aankhen Barah Haath” showed convicts being taken out of prison to be reformed. Now, in Shimla’s first Book Cafe inmates of a sub-jail near here are trained by a renowned hotel to serve cookies and pizza […]

Shahnaz Husain shares Skin and hair care before, after Holi

Shahnaz Husain  shares Skin and hair care before, after Holi

By Shahnaz Husain Holi, the festival of colours, is celebrated at a time when nature renews and refreshes herself. With a little care, we can do the same and also sustain our youth and beauty. The dry “Gulal” and the wet colours of today are not derived from natural sources. They contain chemicals, shiny particles […]

12 Reasons Every Pregnant Woman Should Do Yoga

12 Reasons Every Pregnant Woman Should Do Yoga

Caroline Bagga, Founder of Mother Nurture Yoga, Sydney’s Leading Pregnancy Yoga School, talks about the importance of staying active during pregnancy and the many benefits of Pregnancy Yoga. We all know that a healthy lifestyle is important. When you are pregnant, your baby is completely relying on you so it’s even more important to stay […]

Strong Digestion

Strong Digestion

By Guru Yogi Ashwini The stomach as per the vedic sources is the organ responsible for deriving prana from the food and in this sense, the vedic masters identified three stomachs of a human being – the mouth, the actual stomach and the intestines. All these three stomachs are controlled and governed by the manipoorak […]

The recipe for looking good? Eat well

The recipe for looking good? Eat well

By Radhika Bhirani Title: Gorgeous – Eat Well, Look Great; Author: Shvetha Jaishankar; Publisher: HarperCollins; Pages: 175 If you happen to think that all top models have gone through their phase of anorexia and bulimia, here’s something to break the myth — they eat well, and, well, still look great and gorgeous. Former beauty queen […]

Relish pani puri, samosa ice creams in New Zealand

Relish pani puri, samosa ice creams in New Zealand

By Nivedita Auckland What if you could get a punch of spicy Indian flavours of pani puri and samosa in your sweet, creamy and frozen ice cream? Giapo, located at the Queen Street here, is serving all this and more inspired by India. “Some of our specialties are jacket potato ice cream, pani puri ice […]

Hindus welcome Netherlands’ move to train soldiers in yoga

Hindus welcome Netherlands’ move to train soldiers in yoga

Hindus have welcomed Netherlands Ministry of Defense’s reported move to train their soldiers in yoga to effectively handle stressful situations and process traumatic experiences; and are urging all world military establishments to undertake yoga programs. Reports suggest that yoga teachers will train some Netherlands armed forces personnel to be yoga instructors with the goal that […]

East-West confluence, blue sea and belly dancers turn Istanbul into travellers’ delight

East-West confluence, blue sea and belly dancers turn Istanbul into travellers’ delight

By Aparajita Gupta Istanbul The scintillating blue water of the Bosphorus strait and the high boundary walls of the erstwhile Byzantine civilisation strewn with royal structures in every nook and corner of Istanbul offer travellers everything they would ask for on a holiday. Thanks to Bollywood, Indians have of late become acquainted with various parts […]

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