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7 per cent decline in road deaths, crashes

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Road fatalities have fallen during the first quarter of this calendar year in comparison to the January-March period in 2016. Both fatalities and crashes have decreased by at least 7 per cent, according to the data shared by state governments with the Supreme Court committee on road safety. The maximum… Read more »

No Ordinary Cooks: The Rise and Decline of the Tradition of Khansamas

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It is somewhat ironical that in this day of celebrity chefdom, khansamas, the original traditional professional cooks or chefs in many parts of the country, should have so totally disappeared. But this disappearance is perhaps inevitable. The khansamas were a product of a feudal India, of the British Raj, and while their… Read more »

Here’s another reason to take up yoga. It prevents memory decline in old age

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Doing yoga for a long time could change the structure of your brain and protect it against cognitive decline in old age, suggests new research. When the researchers imaged the brains of elderly female yoga practitioners, they found that the “yoginis” have greater cortical thickness in the left prefrontal cortex,… Read more »

Yoga may protect against memory decline in old age : Research

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Doing yoga for a long time could change the structure of your brain and protect it against cognitive decline in old age, suggests new research. When the researchers imaged elderly female yoga practitioners’ brains, they found that the “yoginis” have greater cortical thickness in the left prefrontal cortex, in brain… Read more »

No Ordinary Cooks: The Rise and Decline of the Tradition of Khansamas

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It is somewhat ironical that in this day of celebrity chefdom, khansamas, the original traditional professional cooks or chefs in many parts of the country, should have so totally disappeared. But this disappearance is perhaps inevitable. The khansamas were a product of a feudal India, of the British Raj, and while their… Read more »