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It’s always better to have your first child before 30: Dr Darshana Pawar

It’s always better to have your first child before 30: Dr Darshana Pawar

Dr Darshana Pawar Ask Your Gynaecologist ? Dr Darshana Pawar Ladies, we all have those so-called awkward questions that we are embarrassed to ask. But, it’s no excuse to ignore the health concerns about our lady parts. Forget the appointment with your gynaecologist now. Go ahead and discuss your problems related to pregnancy, menses, fertility, ...
Meet the famous chaiwalas of Nagpur

Meet the famous chaiwalas of Nagpur

Photo by: Kartik Thakur I was once in Mumbai on a work trip when I suddenly felt a strong urge to have tea. A friend of mine, sensing my discomfort, took me to a tea stall nearby. Not that the tea I had wasn’t nice, but it somehow did not satiate my craving for tea; ...
Dandruff Don’t worry! Here are some home remedies!

Dandruff Don’t worry! Here are some home remedies!

Dry and itchy scalp, hair fall and dandruff are the most common hair problems. Dandruff is one the most common issues with both men and women. It is caused by eczema, psoriasis, or an overgrowth of yeast like fungus called malassezia. And often, change of shampoos to get rid of dandruff causes breakage of hair ...

Ramtek: The place where Lord Rama took a stop during his exile

Ramtek is a city in the Nagpur district of Maharashtra and is famous for the historic Lord Rama temple. It is said that Lord Rama rested in Ramtek for some days during his fourteen-year-old exile. Sage Agastya’s ashram was situated in the mountains of this holy land. During religious activities at the ashram, demons would ...
An example of brilliant medieval engineering: The 300-year-old Panchakki at Aurangabad

An example of brilliant medieval engineering: The 300-year-old Panchakki at Aurangabad

The water which flows down from a spring mountain at Panchakki, Aurangabad. (Photo by: Nazia Haq) Ancient monuments not only contain an important piece of our history but are also important for archaeologists to ascertain the thought process of ancient people so as to understand our history in a better way. While many of these ...
Unprotected sex with multiple partners is a recipe for disaster: Dr Darshana Pawar

Unprotected sex with multiple partners is a recipe for disaster: Dr Darshana Pawar

Dr Darshana Pawar Ask Your Gynaecologist – Dr Darshana Pawar Ladies, we all have those so-called awkward questions that we are embarrassed to ask. But, it’s no excuse to ignore the health concerns about our lady parts. Forget the appointment with your gynaecologist now. Go ahead and discuss your problems related to pregnancy, menses, fertility, ...
Whats so rare about February 2017?

Whats so rare about February 2017?

February 2017 (Photo source: HappyBirthdayCakeImages) This morning, I was a little tricked from the WhatsApp forward I received and it somewhere got my attention. February 2017 is not only going to be all about Valentines Day but this is something special, which happens once in 823 years! Chinese term this as Money Bags as this ...

Sick “Here’s ‘doctor ginger'”at your rescue!

Medicinal benefits of ginger (Photo source: Health remedies advice) Ginger is one of the most widely used ingredient when it comes to using home remedies. No wonder our elders swear by adrak ki chai! Ginger is one of the healthiest and spices available. (Delicious eh!) The spice is considered to be highly rich in terms ...

Pass on your sarees to your granddaughters as the legacy, says Shaina NC

If you don’t get along with your daughter-in-laws, pass on your sarees to your granddaughters! chuckled queen of drapes Shaina NC during a saree-draping workshop at Nagpur. The workshop was organised by Mahavir International Service Trust, Nagpur, at Hotel Centre Point on December 16, 2016.  Don’t buy a saree just because it’s expensive and looks ...
2017 numerology predictions: What has the year of Sun in store for you, acc to Sanjay B Jumaani

2017 numerology predictions: What has the year of Sun in store for you, acc to Sanjay B Jumaani

Celebrity numerologist Sanjay Jumaani Year 2017: F?lucktuative, but still write 2017, not ₹17! Yet another year goes by, time sure flies; but which way it flies may well determine ones fortunes. Brexit caused anxiety around the globe back home; nobody was spared from the woes of demonetisation. In our New-Year story last year, we had ...
Bibi-Ka-Maqbara: Azam Shahs answer to his grandfather Shah Jahans Taj Mahal

Bibi-Ka-Maqbara: Azam Shahs answer to his grandfather Shah Jahans Taj Mahal

Pavements that lead to Bibi-Ka-Maqbara, which are flanked by oblong reservoirs. (Photo by: Zeeshan Haq) Bibi-Ka-Maqbara mausoleum in Aurangabad was built in 1679 AD by Mughal Emperor Aurangazebs son Azam Shah in the memory of his mother Rabia-ud-Daurani. Quite amazingly, the Bibi-ka-Maqbara is modelled after Taj Mahal of Agra, the mausoleum of Azam Shahs grandmother ...
Smoking in your grave?

Smoking in your grave?

The United Sports Bar and Grill, Viviana Mall, Thane. (Photo by: Amar Ashok Jajoo) On my recent visit to Mumbai, when I went to meet my sister in Thane who stays there, we visited The United Sports Bar and Grill at Viviana Mall, Thane. Spacious seating, amazing music, huge projector screen, good food and most ...
Rs 5000 for two paans at this paan center in Aurangabad!

Rs 5000 for two paans at this paan center in Aurangabad!

Tara Paan Center, Osmanpura, Aurangabad. (Photo by: Zeeshan Haq) How much can one pay for a paan? Rs 10, Rs 20 or maximum Rs 30? Well think again, at Tara Paan Center located in Osmanpura, Aurangabad, a pair of paan which is meant for newlyweds is sold for Rs 5000 and yes people do buy ...
Food review: Durva Restaurant

Food review: Durva Restaurant

Durva Restaurant Durva Restaurant Category: Restaurant Location: Bharuka Building, Yashwant Stadium, Dhantoli, Nagpur Contact: 0712 2440081, 0712 2440080 Timings:  11am -11pm About: Bang opposite Yeshwant Stadium, Durva, a restaurant with decent interiors, serves good variety of pure vegetarian dishes. Gravy sometimes can be a bit oily but the overall taste is decent. The waiters describe ...
Food review: Uttar Dakshin by Naivedhyam

Food review: Uttar Dakshin by Naivedhyam

Uttar Dakshin by Naivedhyam, a south Indian restaurant at Sadar, Nagpur Category: South Indian restaurant Location: Mount Road extension, next to Veerasawmi restaurant, Sadar, Nagpur- 440001 Contact: ???? Timings: 7:30 am to 11 pm About: Situated next to the famous south Indian restaurant Veeraswami, Uttar Dakshin by Naivedhyam is one of the best south Indian ...