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Watch this Smart Food Reality Show and Learn to Eat for a Cause

Watch this Smart Food Reality Show and Learn to Eat for a Cause

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Fourteen young chefs from across India are firing up their burners to compete for becoming India's Star Smart Food Student-chef. After reaching the final round and Paired as seven teams, they will take on the challenge of pleasing the palate of celebrity judges at the Grand Finale of India's first Smart Food Culinary Challenge during taking place in Bengaluru. Smart Food Culinary Challenge The Smart Food Culinary Challenge is India's first-ever culinary Reality Show for a Cause. An underlying focus of this challenge is to boost and promote millets among the culinary community. The Grand Finale will be held live as part of the Organics & Millets International Trade Fair 2019 which will take place at the Palace Grounds in Bengaluru on 19 January 2019. The Organics & Millets ...
Eight Ways To Keep Yourself Fit Amidst Winter Pollution in Delhi

Eight Ways To Keep Yourself Fit Amidst Winter Pollution in Delhi

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Winter season in the national capital this year is strangely bittersweet. While most of us look forward to the cool respite after months of sweltering heat, the chilly weather do entail a variety of problems for many. This is because it is a combination of frigid winds blowing from the Himalayas, and the soaring pollution levels that are now synonymous with Delhi. There is not much to look forward to due to the winter pollution in Delhi. While small life measures cannot be mistaken for a complete solution, they can make an impact on the individual’s life. Here are a few handy tips to battle the ongoing cold, polluted winter season in Delhi! 1. Exercise Indoors We have long been recommended a dose of fresh air in the morning for a healthy start to the day. However, walks and outdoo
Top Five Ways How You Can Beat Plastic Pollution

Top Five Ways How You Can Beat Plastic Pollution

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5th June is celebrated as World Environment Day across the world. The theme for World Environment Day this year is Beat Plastic Pollution. Plastic, a man-made substance, has found its way in all parts of our lives. And before we could realize it, plastic has entered our seas and oceans and is harming aquatic life everywhere. The non-biodegradable nature of this substance ensures that once created, it will always remain around us and will not stop from entering the stomachs of animals and birds. Even on being burnt, plastic emits harmful gases such as PCBs that are toxic to human beings. There is no way of getting rid of the existing plastic, and therefore we should double our efforts in reducing the demand for more plastic so it is no longer manufactured. On World Environment Day...
Top 8 Reasons Why You Should Not Burst Crackers This Diwali

Top 8 Reasons Why You Should Not Burst Crackers This Diwali

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The festive season has commenced and celebrations are in full swing. From Durga Puja to Dussehra to Diwali, everyone can be seen reveling in the festive mood. Diwali, a festival marking the victory or good over evil, is a major Indian festival celebrated with great amount of zest and zeal across the country. People coming from different walks of life, leave no stone unturned in decorations and preparations for the festival. However, since the past few years, the purpose of the festival has shifted focus from being an occasion of enjoyment and bonding to one of lavish-spending and a mark of one's societal status. Families these days spend exorbitant sums of money on firecrackers and fireworks. This may bring a few seconds of joy for some, but also brings permanent damage to the lungs...
Top Ten Bird Watching Sites in Delhi

Top Ten Bird Watching Sites in Delhi

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The National Capital Territory of Delhi, with its wetlands and sprawling green cover attracts a wide variety of our winged friends every year. This makes the NCT of Delhi a birdwatcher's paradise. Surprisingly, Delhi is the world's second most bird diversity-rich city, after Nairobi. Over 460 species of birds have been recorded in Delhi so far. If you are an avid birder or a nature lover, then grab your binoculars and/or camera and head out to these ten enticing locations. 1. Yamuna Biodiversity Park Located near Wazirabad Village, the Yamuna Biodiversity Park (YBP) is located on the alluvial plains of River Yamuna in North Delhi. The site is a nature conservation site for native plants which are otherwise becoming locally extinct in Delhi. The park has 457 acres of grasslands, ri...
Buy Paintings – Modern Art and Buddha Paintings

Buy Paintings – Modern Art and Buddha Paintings

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There is nothing that can bring more joy and great inspiration at the same time than a work of art. Art is the ultimate form of creativity that must be inculcated in every child and must be kept close to oneself at all times. The true potential and power of art is known to all great men and women who have used art to keep themselves inspired and reach the great heights of their careers. The mental health benefits of art have long been known and used by therapists on a regular basis. Art is a great stress buster and a constant boost to reminding us that we are alive and kicking! It is therefore highly recommended that we all must give ourselves to art and reap its benefits. And to begin with, the very first step could be to buy paintings that appeal most to you and put them up in tho...
Livpure: Buy India’s Best Water Purifier Online

Livpure: Buy India’s Best Water Purifier Online

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Drinking water is a basic survival need for every human being. Life cannot exist without access to clean, drinking water. With increasing pollution and disruption in water supply system, it has become very important that we secure our water supply and ensure that we are drinking clean and fresh water. It has therefore become a wise decision these days to invest in installing a trustworthy water purifying device in the household. It is an installment for keeping good health as well since dirty or contaminated water can expose the human body to large number of diseases. Thankfully, such water purifying devices are now easily available and we can also buy water purifier online. Since water is an important component of our health, it is therefore important that choose the right and m...
Summer, the Season of Smart Shopping With Great Offers and Coupons

Summer, the Season of Smart Shopping With Great Offers and Coupons

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The Internet has now transformed itself into a large marketplace attracting buyers from all sections of the society. The benefits of not having to get stuck in long traffic jams and not having to stand in long queues, and the advantage of being able to browse the entire marketplace on one screen comfortably has glued millions to their computers and smart devices. But that's not all. Online shopping also comes with great offers, added discounts and coupon based savings on every purchase! Smart devices therefore need Smart Users, who are able to do Smart Shopping by availing these great offers, discounts and coupons through the knowledge of new and useful platforms. We share with our readers one such brand new platform, http://buykers.com/in which has just made its entry in the Ind
Six Must Have Solar Toys for Your Next Generation Kids

Six Must Have Solar Toys for Your Next Generation Kids

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The world today is at the brink of a global warming crisis and the threats of climate change are looming large. Tthere is an urgent need to stop using fossil fuel and shift to renewable energy like solar and wind energy. Technological innovation in renewable energy is fairly new and needs to promoted and popularized among the masses. We need to introduce these technologies to our next generation at a younger age and challenge their minds for innovating and creating clean energy. At the same time, we ourselves need to appreciate and understand the potential of Solar Energy and work for mainstreaming it in our policy making. With this backdrop Delhi Greens shares with you 6 Solar Toys that you can and should buy for your children this summer. You will not just be gifting them th...
Next Vacation, Take the Tiger Express to India’s Hinterland

Next Vacation, Take the Tiger Express to India’s Hinterland

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The inaugural run of the Tiger Trail Circuit Train from Delhi Safdarjung Station, being flagged off by the Union Minister for Railways, Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, through video conferencing on the occasion of the World Environment Day, 2016. The Ministry of Railways has launched a Tiger Express train which has been conceptualized through the personal interest of the Railway Minister himself! The Tiger Express tourist train will be operated by the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC). The Tiger Express itinerary for a total of 5 days/6 nights starts from Delhi followed by Katani, Jabalpur, Bandhavgadh and Kanha. The semi-luxury train will take its guests to the world famous Bandhavgarh and Kanha National Parks in Madhya Pradesh. In addition, the trip will als...

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