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'Aa ka Ma Boi': Kartika Purnima and its traditional Observance

Each year Kartika Purnima is celebrated with religious fervour throughout the state. People during this festivity observe the ritual of Boita Bandana ...

Govt to promote Khichdi as 'Brand India food'

New Delhi, Nov 2: Over 800 kg khichdi, a traditional Indian dish relished by both rich and poor, will be prepared live on November 4 at the World Food...

Odisha imposes 7-month ban on fishing to protect Olive Ridley turtles

Kendrapara, Nov 2: With the Olive Ridley sea turtles' breeding season approaching, 0disha government agencies have imposed a ban from Wednesday on sea...

Seven essential nutrients to burn fat and build muscles

If you are working out to lose weight and build muscles, you need to pay attention to your body's requirement of essential nutrients and vitamins.Othe...

Sufficient vitamin D levels in childhood may cut diabetes risk

Children who receive higher levels of Vitamin D during infancy and childhood may be significantly at a lower risk of developing islet autoimmunity as ...