What a wonderful world

wonderful-worldCome January and it is time to celebrate. All over India, people gather to celebrate not only a fruitful harvest, but the wealth of goodness bestowed upon them. In North India, people celebrate Lohri and Makar Sankranti, in the west Uttarayan, in Tamil Nadu it is Pongal and there is MaghaBihu in the east. Read More

The western influence

western-influenceThe world is becoming smaller and more united demands are made more unifying be it the life we live, values we emulate, and education we pursue. Predominantly, westerners colonize the mentality of all people across the globe which creates such unity in diversity. Such global phenomenon transforms a unique and ideal culture Read More

The slum life

slum-lifeAsia’s largest slum, Dharavi, lies on prime property right in the middle of India’s financial capital, Mumbai (Bombay).It is home to more than a million people. Many are second-generation residents, whose parents moved in years ago.Today’s Dharavi bears no resemblance to the fishing village it once was. A city within a city, it is one unending stretch of narrow dirty lanes, Read More

Know China

chinaChina is reputed as the oldest continuous civilization in the word. Its unique culture and customers make it a charming place for visiting. Before setting foot on this enchanting land, you are suggested knowing some facts about China including its people, language, Chinese names, etiquette and holidays. Read More

Dialects in Maharashtra

maharashtraMarathi is an Indo-Aryan language spoken by the Marathi people. It is the official language of Maharashtra and Goa and is one of the 23 official languages of India. It is the 19th most spoken language in the world. Marathi has the fourth largest number of native speakers in IndiaMarathi has some of the oldest literature Read More

The heart lies in the city’s old place

chandni-chowkDuring the 17th century Chandni Chowk (literally Moonlight Square”), in the walled city of Shahjahanabad, now Old Delhi was the center of Mughal culture. Nobility lived in the giant mansions, called havelis, with their staff, elephants, and resident poets, and the silver merchants who gave the road its name lined the area’s eponymous central avenue. Read More

Time to get organized

get-organizedAmong the many resolutions that people list, one is more often than not to get more organized – be it at work, the way one manages one’s time or then at home. Even when it comes to keeping your house clean, organization is the key. Get rid of all the clutter but don’t dump things haphazardly in drawers and cupboards. Read More

It’s Time to turn contemporary

contemporary-interiorsIf you like to keep current with styles and enjoy things that are modern, you might like contemporary interiors. Today’s contemporary interiors are comfortable, cozy and welcoming without being dark and drab. Contemporary styles are very much incorporated in homes and office as well. A contemporary interior design home can be a quiet and comfortable retreat. Read More

Donuts

donutsA doughnut or donut is a type of fried dough confectionery or Dessert food. Doughnuts are popular in many countries and prepared in various forms as a sweet snack that can be homemade or purchased in bakeries, supermarkets, food stalls, and franchised specialty outlets. They are usually deep-fried from flour dough, and shaped in rings or flattened spheres that sometimes contain fillings. Read More

MAGGI Really Healthy?

maggiYou may have your own versions of “Maggi memories” like on those cycling trips with friends, or as your savior when friends drop in without warning or during those late night talks.

Maggi has been a true childhood buddy. It took care of our hunger pangs when we were away from our parents Read More

Hairstyles and boys: new buzz

hairstyleFor earlier days it was not common to have different hairstyle for boys in India .Short hair for boys is considered as a sign of good person in society but over the years the cinema, drama, male celebrities doing different hair styles changed the whole thing.

For boys to do hairstyle what they need is just a comb but now hair Read More

Street food of Mumbai

street-foodStreet food of Mumbai is the food sold by hawkers from portable stalls in Mumbai. It is one of the characteristics of the city. The city is known for its distinctive street foods. Although street food is common all over India, street food in Mumbai is noted because people from all classes eat on the roadside almost round the clock and it is sometimes Read More

Vadapav

vadapavThe vadapav is an extremely popular vegetarian fast food sold on sidewalks, and in starred restaurants all over the city. It is cheap, hot, filling and, in comparison to so many other dishes that are classed as ‘fast’, nutritious — starchy, energy-rich and not too greasy. Read More

Pav Bhaji: Interesting fast food

phav-bhajiPavbhaji is a fast food dish that originated in Marathi cuisine. It is native to Maharashtra and is popular in most metropolitan areas in India, especially in those of central and western Indian states such as Gujarat and Karnataka. Pav in Marathi means a small loaf of bread. Bhaji in Marathi means vegetable dish. Pavbhaji consists of bhaji (a thick potato-based curry) Read More