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What is cold pressed oil? How it is different from refined oil

1. What makes them different When we had started believing that refined oils are the best medium for cooking and that they keep us safe from heart diesase and obesity, scientists turned the tables again by a new research which says, cold pressed oils are what we must be consuming and not the refined ones. But what’s the difference between ... Read More »

How a Plan Helped Financial Life

Pramod wants to ensure that the financial mistakes he committed do not get passed on to the next generation. Photo: Jithendra M/Mint One of the biggest money mistakes Sai Pramod G.N. says he made in his life was investing in a single asset class—real estate—by being in a hurry to clear off his home loan. He bought a house in ... Read More »

How to evaluate HDFC MF IPO

Experts believe that fund houses with a large proportion of direct sales have a better brand and bigger pricing power when it comes to fixing commissions for distributors. Photo: iStock The initial public offer (IPO) of HDFC Asset Management Co. Ltd,India’s second largest fund house with assets of ₹3.06 trillion, is open from 25-27 July. The issue price on a ₹5 ... Read More »

How to fund child’s education: Take a loan or use own funds?

Keeping your accumulated savings invested and taking an education loan instead can benefit you. Photo: Alamy Any big-ticket spending requires you to either have the required funds in place or a financing option. When dealing with long-term financial goals, such as higher education of children, you have the advantage of planning much in advance. Here’s how you can go about ... Read More »

How India is planning to fight lifestyle diseases

In the early 1990s, when I used to be a health writer, Dr K Srinath Reddy, one of the country’s foremost public health advocates, used to lament the absence of any concern for “lifestyle diseases”, especially those that are diet related and hence reversible, in the public sphere. He would refer wistfully to the Danish model of reducing the burden ... Read More »

How you can help hungry families this Christmas

BY donating just one grocery item a week you could help Coast families who would otherwise go hungry during the festive season. More than 350 baskets of food and gifts are expected to be collected by Christmas this year to help those in need. Following the success of Basket Buddies’ first 2 years, with over 500 families receiving baskets full ... Read More »

Malaria treatment, scientists have decoded how parasites invade our cells

Talk of monsoon, and it is difficult not to worry about malaria. However, the disease may soon be a thing of the past: In what is being hailed as a significant breakthrough, scientists claim they have taken a significant step towards developing a new vaccine for malaria. In a study published in the journal Nature, scientists have for the first ... Read More »

Volvo XC90 Hybrid SUV gets cheaper by a MASSIVE Rs. 35 lakh – Here’s how

Yes, you read that right. The Volvo XC90 Hybrid has actually become affordable by as much as Rs 35 lakh. Actually, Volvo Auto India has come up with a new ‘Inscription’ variant of the XC90 Plug-in hybrid that has been priced at Rs 96.65 lakh (ex-showroom). In comparison, the Excellence variant in which this luxury Plug-in hybrid SUV was launched ... Read More »

How To Make Rich And Creamy Fruit Cream In 3 Easy Steps

Summers are here and so is the time to indulge in a lot of summer special delicacies. The joy of gorging on juicy summer fruits in sweltering heat is above all. However, if you’re bored of having those summer delights in their raw form and wish to experiment with your palate, then we’re here to help you out. In order ... Read More »

How To Make Delicious Restaurant-Style Tomato Chutney At Home

We all love to eat south Indian food once in a while, don’t we? Sitting at a south Indian restaurant and thinking what to order; one thing that we are sure to try is the savoury, tangy tomato chutney. Although different restaurants have their own recipes of tomato chutney, here is my mom’s super hit tomato chutney recipe that she ... Read More »