Loknath Das October 18, 2017 0 comments

Kenya election official Roselyn Akombe flees to US

A senior member of Kenya’s electoral commission (IEBC) has fled to the US amid death threats ahead of next week’s presidential election re-run. Roselyn Akombe said the IEBC was under political “siege”, unable to reach consensus or take any decisions. The IEBC said it regretted her decision to quit, while
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Tragically Hip singer Gord Downie has died at 53

Canadian rock band Tragically Hip’s frontman Gord Downie has died following a battle with brain cancer. He was 53. The gifted lyricist – who was dubbed the country’s unofficial poet laureate – had been diagnosed with an incurable glioblastoma in May 2016. His family said in a statement he passed
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Rio Tinto charged with fraud by US authorities

British-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto and two of its former executives have been charged with fraud in the US, accused of hiding losses by inflating the value of African coal assets. It bought the Mozambique assets in 2011 for $3.7bn (£2.8bn) and sold them a few years later for $50m.
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Loknath Das October 14, 2017 0 comments

Mortgage warning: two-year deals ‘dangerous’ as house prices weaken and rates rise

  Looming interest-rate rises and a stagnant housing market mean first-time buyers with large mortgages are at risk of becoming “loan prisoners” where in future years they will be trapped paying some of the highest rates, mortgage experts have warned. The most popular mortgage deals involve fixing rates for just
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How to remove your ex from the mortgage

You and your spouse decide to part ways. Your “ex” will keep the dog and the bedroom furniture, while you get the house. But there’s a problem. In the eyes of your mortgage lender, the “ties that bind” aren’t legally severed until you remove your ex from the mortgage. Even
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uReport: Woodbridge business uses Latin dance to make excercise fun

At LatinFit Fusion, they believe in finding the pleasurable side of fitness even though there may be a sore muscle or two. The unique program helps burn calories, boost metabolism and improve overall health, all while enjoying a variety of Latin dances, including salsa, tango, bachata and cha-cha. Through the
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Excercise For Perfectly Sculpted Abs

Good news for those of you who hate sit-ups: you can get a six-pack and avoid dedicated abs workouts completely (yes, really). This amazing intel comes from Instagram trainer and author of Women’s Health’s The 12-Week Head-to-Toe Transformation , Holly Perkins, via an Instagram post. She wrote, “Thanks to deadlifts
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Loknath Das October 12, 2017 0 comments

What Goes into the Making of Lucknow’s Famous Tokri (Basket) Chaat?

Lucknow maybe famously known as the ‘city of Nawabs’ but for food lovers, it is the ultimate hub to savour spice loaded kebabs, aromatic biryanis, and chat-pata chaats, among other lip-smacking delicacies. It is a food lover’s paradise. You can literally dedicate each day to trying a different category of food, and it wouldn’t be
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Loknath Das October 12, 2017 0 comments

Interesting Godh Bharai (Baby Shower) Food Rituals From Across the Country

In India, pregnancy is celebrated with much grandeur and the grand party organized before the advent of the baby includes various Indian customs and rituals that are followed in different regions. This party-of-sorts is known as Godh Bharai or commonly called the Baby Shower. It is also known as Seemandam or Valakaapu
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Loknath Das October 12, 2017 0 comments

This modern eating disorder makes you sick even when you’re eating healthy

People, it seems, have never been so afraid of their food – and, say some experts, an obsession with healthy eating may paradoxically be endangering lives. Twenty-nine-year-old Frenchwoman Sabrina Debusquat recounts how, over 18 months, she became a vegetarian, then a vegan – eschewing eggs, dairy products and even honey – before becoming a
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Loknath Das October 8, 2017 0 comments

Lucknow’s Urvashi Sahni wins social entrepreneur award for her contribution to education

The Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship, a sister organisation of the World Economic Forum, in partnership with the Jubilant Bhartia Foundation announced Urvashi Sahni of Study Hall Educational Foundation (SHEF) as the winner of the Social Entrepreneur of the Year India 2017 Award. The award was conferred by Suresh Prabhakar
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Loknath Das October 8, 2017 0 comments

MobiKwik to spend Rs 80 cr on marketing, promotion in 6 months

MobiKwik to spend Rs 80 cr on marketing, promotion in 6 months MobiKwik, which competes with the likes of Alibaba-backed Paytm and Flipkart’s PhonePe, also expects to see 2.5X growth in daily transactions on its platform. Digital payments firm MobiKwik plans to invest Rs 60-80 crore on marketing and promotions
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