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International Dahibara Aloodum Divas: Are You A True-Blue Dahibara Aloodum Fan? Take This Quiz

They say, give a man love and he will be happy but for Odias, the saying has been tweaked over time. In Odisha, they say give a man a plate of piping hot Dahibara Aloodum and he will be happy. Because let’s be honest – do we ever need an actual reason to savour some […]

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Health Tips: How To Cut down cholesterol naturally

New Delhi: High cholesterol is one of the major causes of heart attacks and coronary heart diseases, and some foods may help you eliminate them naturally. When the cholesterol is accumulated in high levels, the arteries become narrow causing restriction in blood flow. Reducing the intake of fatty food in the diet helps manage cholesterol […]

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Weight Loss: Know The Common Mistakes You Make While Trying To Lose Weight

New Delhi: Trying to lose weight can come with its own disappointment. Even when you believe that you are going the right way, there are times when your weighing scale doesn’t budge. Maybe, those fascinating fad diets are to be blamed but there can be other reasons. Celebrity nutritionist Nmami Agarwal shares a few common […]

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People with restricted diets more likely to feel lonely

New York: Holiday celebrations often revolve around eating, but people with restricted diets are more likely to feel lonely when they can’t share in what others are eating, researchers have found. Across seven studies and controlled experiments, the findings, published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, found that food restrictions predicted loneliness among […]

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Food We Eat During Day Impacts Our Night Sleep

London: A sleep expert in the UK says the food we eat during the day can have an impact on each one of us when we go to bed, a media report said. In a recent study by Sealy UK, over 65 per cent of the 2,058 Britain citizens surveyed had admitted to waking up […]

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Sara Ali Khan Embarasses Mother Amrita Singh

Mumbai: Ditching the diet, actress Sara Ali Khan and her actress mother Amrita Singh gorged on a giant dosa. Taking to Instagram, Sara recorded a video, where Amrita is seen sitting with scrumptious delicacies laid on the table. In the video, the “Simmba” star, is heard saying to her mother: Why are you eating like […]

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Ramdev seeks life term for food adulterators, fake medicines makers

Mumbai: Yoga guru and ayurveda tycoon Baba Ramdev on Wednesday called for “zero tolerance” to those found guilty of indulging in adulteration of food and manufacturing spurious medicines and demanded they be sentenced to life imprisonment. “This is one of the most heinous forms of crime against the people. Those indulging in it must be […]

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Foods labelled 'gluten-free' not trustworthy, says study

New York: Suffering from coeliac disease and want to avoid gluten? Then restaurants should be the last place you should visit as most foods labelled ‘gluten-free’ have gluten, suggest researchers. The study, published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology, showed more than half of the gluten-free pizza and pasta dishes in restaurants had gluten and […]

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Cutting out on these foods can alleviate gastrointestinal issues

London: Cutting out specific foods can alleviate gastrointestinal issues for physically active people, especially a runner, researchers say. The study, conducted by researchers from the Anglia Ruskin University in Britain, showed that a low fermentable oligosaccharide, disaccharide, monosaccharide and polyol (or FODMAP) diet reduces some of the issues caused by exercise such as stomach cramps […]

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How one good meal makes us happy twice

London: If you thought a good meal satisfies only your taste buds, you could not be further from the truth. New research suggests that our brain rewards twice per meal — once when you eat and then again when the food reaches your stomach. The findings published in the journal Cell Metabolism suggest that a […]

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IRCTC plans new norms to satisfy Railway passengers’ appetite!

Are you one of those travellers who often crave for delicious food at railway platforms? If yes, then this is probably the best news that you will come across in the day as Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has decided to sell food on platforms as well. Passengers will be able to purchase […]

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Sundergarh collector eats mid-day meal with students

Sundergarh: Setting an example for fellow bureaucrats, Sundergarh Collector Surendra Kumar Meena today sat down to eat mid-day meal with students of the higher primary school in Amgobha village of Kutra block in Sundergarh. Meena, during his visit to the school went around different classrooms, interacted with the students and also took a class. The […]

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Planning Iftaar party at home?Recipes you must try

  New Delhi: During this Ramadan, impress your family and friends with self-made gosht badam korma or keema with recipes lent by experts. Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and is observed by Muslims worldwide as a month of fasting to commemorate the first revelation of the Quran to Prophet Muhammad according […]

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Birds get artificial habitat in Paradip town

  Paradip: An artificial habitat has been created in Paradip for birds in front of Paradip Seamens Club by NGO Adarsh Prayash. The aim of this unique project is to provide shelter, food and water to birds that have lost their habitat due to construction of port, industrialisation and deforestation. As a part of the […]

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Now, choose from menu, pay by card on these trains

New Delhi: Passengers on 25 trains can now choose their meals from a pre-loaded menu and pay through credit or debit cards without worrying about being overcharged or having to shell out the exact amount for their food, railway officials have said. The facility, recently put into effect, will cover all zones in a phased […]

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Pakhala Day: Taking the exclusive Odia dish global

Bhubaneswar: Within the vast Odia cuisine, ‘Pakhala’ has a special place in every Odia heart. ‘Pakhala’ or watered rice brings with it a unique feeling and in summers it provides great relief as well. With an aim to popularize this particular dish which is exclusive to the State, March 20 is celebrated as Universal Pakhala […]

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Naraj new destination for winged guests

Cuttack: Naraj has become a new destination for migratory birds coming from far-flung places because of availability of food in large quantity and calm water. Birds from as far as Caspian Sea, Lake Baikal, Aral Sea and other remote parts of Russia, Central and Southeast Asia, Ladakh and Himalayas which flock several wetlands of Odisha […]

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Khandagiri-Udaygiri Mahotsav: Rich cultural heritage of Odisha on display

Bhubaneswar: From pictures, paintings and sculptors related to the culture and history of the state to mouth-watering delicacies, the visitors are loving to spend their evenings at Khandagiri-Udaygiri Mahotsav at Tourist Interpretation Centre, Khandagiri in Bhubaneswar. Not just the residents of the city but the tourists coming to Khandagiri and Udaygiri are getting to see […]

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Control your hunger pangs with Omega-3

New Delhi: Our body gets used to a level of energy through our nutrition and hunger pangs try to force energy intake back to its original level. However Omega-3 fatty acid contained food items such as fish and flaxseed, walnuts and chia seeds have the ability to control hunger pangs. Sonia Narang, Wellness Expert, Oriflame […]

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College Square: The ‘Food Street’ of Cuttack

Cuttack: Apart from the historic Ravenshaw University, College Square in Cuttack is emerging as a hub of street food. From Indian, Chinese, Italian to Tandoor, various delicacies are now available here. Different food trucks, ‘Thelas’ and stalls can be found here dishing out snacks to satisfy the taste buds of gastronomes. People come here for […]

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'Micro' snacks of the Millennium City loved by one and all

Cuttack: The Millennium City is famous for its street food like ‘Dahibara-Aludam’, Bara-Piaji, Chat, Gupchup etc. One outlet here dishing out staple evening snacks and making a major change in taste buds is the “micro Dokaan” that’s turned a rage among food lovers for its micro sized Baras, Piajis, Singadas and Aluchops – all for […]

Tastes from God’s Own Country Kerala in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: People all over the country know about some popular South Indian food items like Dosa, Idli, Sambhar among others but many hardly know that God’s own country Kerala has some amazing delicacies to offer. To make these cuisines popular in Bhubaneswar, Kerala Kala Samiti organised a Kerala Food Festival this Sunday. Speaking to odishatv.in, […]

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Thunkapuri, the special delicacy during Bali Jatra

Cuttack: When we talk about mouth-watering cuisines available during the historical Bali Jatra Fair, ‘Thunkapuri’ is the first dish to come to our mind. This food item is exclusive only to this week-long fair in the Silver City. Thunkapuri stalls at the fair can be found on both the grounds of Bali Jatra. Special cooks […]

Shop-A-Flea: Festive Fashion, Food and Fun in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: The residents of the city are getting to experience the combination of fashion, food and fun for the first time at the Shop-A-Flea carnival at The Crown Hotel. Designers from various parts of the country have assembled at the hotel to showcase their creations. From sarees to jewellery, this carnival has it all. Bridal […]

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Odisha imposes stock limits on onion traders

Bhubaneswar: Hoarders beware! Odisha government has stipulated stock limits of onion for various middlemen, the violation of which will attract cancellation of licenses. As per the government’s decision, wholesale traders in Bhubaneswar can only stock 500 quintals of onion. Similarly, traders in Cuttack, Sambalpur, Berhampur and Rourkela can maintain an inventory of 300 quintals. Moreover, […]