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TEA: The Non-Alcoholic Beverage Drinks (cha or ch’a)

Posted by - October 7, 2016

Tea is enjoyed all around the world. It is globally one of the most popular and lowest cost beverages, next to water. Tea is consumed by a wide range of age groups in all levels of society. Some three billion cups of tea are drunk daily worldwide. The variety of tea is fascinating and tempting

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Chai Point : A desi take on Starbucks

Posted by - October 5, 2016

Tea is a sine qua non ritual for many Indians, regardless of the country’s diversity, and this is probably why we have a plethora of places that serve teas outside of our homes. But often times, this beverage from vending machines tastes manufactured and is rarely fresh at hotels. Teas that are served on roadside

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Chinglensana Singh

Posted by - September 5, 2016

Kangujam Chinglensana Singh, an India professional Hockey player who plays at the halfback position for the National team was born on 2nd December 1991 from Manipur. Chinglensana Singh’s introduction to hockey was at the age of eight, dating back to 1999, when he went to watch the 5th National Games hosted by Manipur. He then

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Anuradha Devi Thokchom

Posted by - September 5, 2016

The Indian women’s hockey team has made history this year when they qualified for Rio Olympics 2016 mission after 36 long years. Anuradha Thokchom, 27, is part of this piece of history. Achieving a berth at Rio was no mean feat for this talented hockey player who hails from a tiny hilly area called Toubul

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Shiva Thapa

Posted by - September 5, 2016

India’s highest rated boxer in the AIBA ranking lists (6th) and World Championionship bronze medallist Shiva Thapa is an extremely fun-loving, adorable and kind hearted personand a true youth icon in every sense. Born on 8th December 1993, Shiva Thapa is the youngest of six children born to a Nepali origin father Padam Thapa, a

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Bombayla Devi Laishram

Posted by - September 5, 2016

Bombayla Devi Laishram, an Indian archer from East Imphal, Manipur has represented India at international events since 2007. This was the third time she represented India at the Olympics, the first being in Beijing, the second in London and now at the Rio 2016 Olympics. Born on 22 February 1985, Bombayla Devi comes from a

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Dipa Karmakar

Posted by - September 5, 2016

Dipa Karmakar showed us everything that was right about sports in India and everything that was wrong. She was the best of the beaten group. No one expected a medal from her, yet she came close to securing a bronze. Not only did she achieve history in April when she became the first Indian woman

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Tokyo Beckons…

Posted by - September 5, 2016

Although the overall performance of the Indian contingent was dismal, the participants from the North East states were prominently visible. Rio is now history, but the talents from the North East have a lot to contribute in 2020 when Tokyo hosts the next summer Olympics. The Indian Olympic Association sent the nation’s largest ever delegation,

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Cash Rewards for Olympic Winners

Posted by - September 5, 2016

By Atul Cowshish Many in India, including old time journalists, who rarely, if ever, received any cash incentives from employers, except in the form of a paltry—rather, reluctant–raise at the end of the year, must have been astonished to see a sort of competition in announcing huge cash awards for the two Olympic medal winners—both

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Vijay Goel Represents Boorish Indian VIPs

Posted by - September 5, 2016

By Tushar Charan The sports and youth affairs minister, Vijay Goel, rightly drew criticism for his boorish behaviour at the Rio Olympics by invading restricted sporting arenas, as pointed to him by an Olympic official in a letter, with his battery of bureaucratic flunkies. As was to be expected, he feigned ignorance about his team

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