India Currents

Ugadi 2023

Ugadi is a festival that has been a favourite as it is the start of the New Year for me as a Kannadiga. Naturally then, the festival has many good memories for me. Ugadi is always about food and this is the onset of summer when the green mangoes especially the totapuri my personal favourite.… Read More Ugadi 2023

Deccan Chronicle

Probiotic Drinks

Probiotic drinks can help to improve digestive health by restoring the balance of good bacteria in the gut. They can also help to alleviate symptoms of digestive disorders such as bloating, gas, and constipation. ? Probiotics are living bacteria and/or yeasts that exist in your system by default. Your body is continually infected with both… Read More Probiotic Drinks

Fair Planet

Protecting Buffer Zones

India has a great variety of forests that enjoy legal protection but it is the areas that are outside the forest that need attention as well. On a recent visit to Goa, to a jungle based property called Nature’s Nest, I came across some well meaning conservation issues that were being addressed by the property.… Read More Protecting Buffer Zones

Luxury Facts

Hotels Banning Plastic

As hospitality becomes increasingly conscientious, there is a focused effort on going plastic free. Reducing single-use items in operations is not only good for the environment but also food the financial bottom line. Whilst the cost of items might be slightly higher to have single-use plastic free items, over the long run, reusable items have… Read More Hotels Banning Plastic

Deccan Chronicle

Posture Workouts

Posture based exercises have been around for a while but have recently come into focus as people are increasingly working from home. Posture workouts are exercises that focus on improving posture, alignment, and balance. These workouts typically focus on strengthening the muscles that support the spine, neck, shoulders, and hips, that are tight or overactive.… Read More Posture Workouts

Deccan Chronicle

Ugadi Recipes 2023

With Ugadi around the corner, it is time to give your plate a festive makeover as you welcome the New Year. Ugadi is the day that marks the New Year in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka and Maharashtra (also known as Gudi Padwa) as well as some other parts of India as well. This is the… Read More Ugadi Recipes 2023