24 Feb, 2024
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Desi News: Favorite Foods of #Bollywood Celebrities

Actor-couple Rakul Preet Singh and Jackky Bhagnani’s wedding is all set to walk down the aisle on February 21, 2024. The Bollywood celebs are known to be staunch fitness loyalists, so it’s little wonder to learn that their wedding menu will reportedly comprise gluten-free, sugar-free, and healthier alternatives to global delicacies like sushi and the like. Probably, […]

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Rupali Jain doesn’t chase ‘purple squirrels’

My life journey has taught me many things, but there is one lesson that I constantly find myself circling back to in my professional life — there’s no “one size fits all” solution for building an effective team. The strongest-performing teams are comprised of people from all kinds of cultures, personal experiences and professional backgrounds.Still, […]

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What Is the Ayurvedic Diet? Benefits, Downsides, and More

Ayurveda is a form of holistic medicine from India that focuses on promoting balance between your body and mind. According to Ayurveda, five elements make up the universe — vayu (air), jala (water), akash (space), teja (fire), and prithvi (earth).These elements are believed to form three different doshas, which are defined as types of energy […]

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The secondhand clothing market is exploding

Growth in the market for used clothing might outpace fast fashion as more consumers become aware of the environmental, social, and economic benefits of thrift shopping. The global secondhand apparel market is expected to grow 127% by 2026, three times faster than the apparel market overall, according to a recent report by thredUP, an online […]

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#Coca-Cola is adding its first permanent flavor in three years

— Coke has a problem: People are increasingly seeking out water, seltzer and other flavored drinks and treating the 137-year-old soda as, well, a treat. To counteract the trend, Coca-Cola over the past few years has experimented with wacky limited-time offerings to persuade customers to try Coke again. But its latest flavor, Coca-Cola Spiced, is its […]

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Shaz & Kiks: #Texas sisters bringing #Indian heritage to Sephora

DALLAS — Texas is Kiku Chaudhuri’s home. She was born here. She lives here. She’s a native. But India — specifically, the foothills of the Himalayas — is her second home.“It was this yearly pilgrimage,” Chaudhuri remembers of the trips she took as a child each year to the country where her parents grew up. The […]

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15 Leading Curators Predict the Defining #Art Trends of 2024

As 2024 kicks off, Artsy spoke with 15 leading curators to get their take on what to expect. Several suggested that the art world will feel the impact of the current sociopolitical climate internationally—especially as global conflicts continue and the U.S. enters its 2024 election cycle. Curators Folakunle Oshun and Ed Schad predicted that the […]

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India’s #Art Market Is Thriving—Here’s Why

India’s economy has expanded rapidly in recent decades, with the International Monetary Fund’s World Economic Outlook projecting India to become the third-largest economy in the world in less than five years, leapfrogging the U.K., Germany, and Japan, and right behind the U.S. and China. A fast-growing economy purportedly leads to an increased desire to collect […]

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Frito Pie, Seven-Layer Dip, Queso and More Super Bowl Foods With a #Tex-Mex Influence

“Tex-Mex is an Anglo invention created by Anglos for Anglos,” he said. “It’s an imitation of Texas-Mexican food.” Nachos, for example, were created by Ignacio Anaya (his nickname was Nacho) in the 1940s at a restaurant in Piedras Negras, Mexico, when he baked tortilla chips with cheese and topped it with jalapeños for some women […]

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A genetically modified purple tomato can now be raised by home gardeners 

This dusky fruit, named the Purple Tomato, is the first genetically modified food crop to be directly marketed to home gardeners – the seeds went on sale Saturday. Last year, a handful of small farmers started growing and selling the tomatoes, but until now, genetically modified foods were generally only available to commercial producers in […]