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Recipe: Paneer makhani May 27, 2015 19:46

Paneer is one of the most varied and fascinating of dairy products. It has good nutritional value and can be prepared in different varieties. Here is the simple preparation of paneer makhani cooked in rich gravy of tomatoes, butter and cream. Prepare this at your home and enjoy its delicious taste. Cooking Time: 30 minutesIngredients1/2 kg paneer tikka or you can use paneer chunks also2 Tbsp butter 1 tsp oil 1 tsp kala jeera (black cumin) 1 cup tomato puree Salt - to taste 3/4 cup cream A few strips of green chillies, cut lengthwise, for garnishMethod of preparation: Heat the butter and oil, and when the butter melts, add the kala jeera and then the tomato puree and cook over high heat. Stir a few times, till the mixture comes to a boil, and then simmer till the puree splutters. Add the salt and paneer and turn around a few times till coated with the puree and heated through. Add the cream and turn around a few times till well blended and hot. Serve immediately, garnished with the green chillies. Tip: If serving later, add the cream and shut off the heat, and re-heat and proceed with the rest, later.By Lizitha

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Please donate Pappu a suite, as he is asking for it since long time May 27, 2015 19:39

It’s the same old story again. The location changed, the date has changed. But Pappu keeps attacking Modi with the same old stinky remarks. On the second day of his visit to Kerala, Pappu told fishermen that he is not afraid of Modi and his suit friends. I just want to ask Pappu one thing. What did your grandfather wear? A Lungi? He should know the days when Nehru wore London made suit with a pipe in his mouth and wearing sunglasses. Then he used to ride a horse on the banks of Jhelum River. Just days back people spotted his brother-in-law in a suit. It might be hallucinating.Its an undeniable fact that Pappu got his first recognition with the ‘Suit, Boot ka Sarkar’ comment. But that doesn’t mean that he can plan his entire life by saying those lines. People are feeling monotonous. In an apparent reference to the Centre deciding to extend a ban on trawler fishing to 61 days from 45 days as part of measures to safeguard marine wealth, the Congress Vice President said his party would oppose any move to take away the rights of fishermen.Poor Pappu has no knowledge about the Government’s plans. The deep sea trawling ban is to help and protect fish breeding, which is essential for a Good catch for Fisher men. This helps the small time fishermen who can still fish and stops the big trawlers who poach on to the fishes at high seas during breeding season.Also over the decades, Kerala was being run by Congress Government and was head over the heels in corruption in every department. Will anyone condemn, if I say that Congress is the synonym of Corruption?So, now the time has come for Pappu to get prepared with a new script so that he will leave this suit politics. What pities more is ex-Prime Minister never spoke anything. Future PM Candidate doesn’t know what to talk and when to stop? What a pathetic condition is congress in? - Manohar

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Another rare record of Baahubali May 27, 2015 18:19

Baahubali, every cinema lover irrespective of state or country is eagerly waiting for this project. It is known that this crowd pulling project’s audio is getting ready to release on May 31st. The interesting news about the audio is, it is now topping the best selling CDs in popular E-commerce website called ‘Amazon’. This is in fact a very rare record by any film as before the release of the flick’s audio, it is able to top the list. The makers of Baahubali had made to avail this opportunity to pre order Baahubali CDs and as expected, within no time, it is topping the list. In fact, the makers who had already expected it, is now using this as a publicity. However, the audience can only buy the CDs after the release of the audio on 31st May. By Phani

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Four Indian Woman features in Forbes annual list May 27, 2015 18:01

Forbes has named State Bank of India Chairperson Smt Arundhati Bhattacharya in its 100 Most Powerful Women’s list, with a ranking of 30 in the world. The Kolkata-born Bhattacharya, aged 59, has moved up six spots from No.36, in the list and is the SBI's first woman chairperson since October 2013. She oversees 220,000 staff in 16,000 branches which service 225 million customers as India's largest lender with offices in more than 36 countries. Two other women of Indian-origin, PepsiCo chief Indra Nooyi and Cisco chief technology and strategy officer Padmasree Warrior has also made to the list. Forbes's list of the 100 most influential women features extraordinary entrepreneurs, visionary CEOs, politicians, celebrity role models, billionaire activists and pioneer philanthropists. The top ten include philanthropist in the list are Melinda Gates (3), Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen (3), GM CEO Mary Barra (5), IMF Chief Christine Lagarde (6), Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff (7), Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg (8), YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki (9) and US First Lady Michelle Obama (10)."Recognising the multiple roles of working women, Ms Bhattacharya pioneered a two-year sabbatical policy for female employees taking maternity leave or give extended care to familly," Forbes said. “That these wretched stats continue year after year is a serious and pressing issue. But there’s hardly a void of powerful women — and the numbers are growing. That is, if we enlarge our focus from just who owns the greatest wealth or the heaviest corporate hammer to include the women whose influence and impact may be greater than the sum of their title,” Forbes said.“The 59-year old PepsiCo CEO rang in PepsiCo’s 50th anniversary by throwing a bone to an activist investor threatening to ruin the party. By handing a board seat to Nelson Peltz’s Trian Fund Management, who thinks the food and beverage giant should split up, Nooyi avoided a messy proxy fight,” Forbes said.India-born Padmasree Warrior has  dropped in the rankings this year to 84 on the list from 71 last year. Forbes said in her seven years in the USD 138 billion technology company, Padmasree Warrior has helped Cisco to grow its influence through acquisitions, including six in 2014 and 10 in 2013. The 54-year old Cornell-trained engineer mentors other women in the technology industry and “believes a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education informs creativity,” Forbes profile states.By Premji

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Spicy talk: Sanjana May 27, 2015 17:52

We might be very well aware of the kids behavior while wearing clothes. Few kids are that naughty that they do not spare any clothes on their body. Dressing them completely is a big challenge for most of the parents. But after growing up, the behavior of those kids would be silly to themselves when they think of it. I think this logic did not work out in Sanjana’s life, even though she grown up. It is known that, she was spotted at a spa opening in a complete transparent dress. Not only the  naughty eyes, but also the neat eyes can easily search a lot of things in that dress. Again, an almost similar chance has come to those naughty and neat eyes. The above image is a pose of Sanjana for a recent photo shoot. If you can notice, you can observe the words ‘never give up’ on her hand. That itself says that she never gave up on drawing the attention of the guys with her attire. This pose is again not an exception for it. By Phani

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Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education: 12th Results Declared for 2015 May 27, 2015 17:30

Maharashtra has recorded an overall pass percentage of 87.9% in the 12th class examinations held by the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education in March 2015. The percentage registered by the freshers is 91.26%.Last year Maharashtra State's success rate was 84%, while Mumbai's registers 81.1% success rate. Girls again proved that they can outperform the boys. With 93.8% girls surpassed boys, who achieved 87.18% in the examination. In Mumbai alone, 93.03% freshers passed the examination from the vocational stream, while the arts stream, commerce stream, and the science stream holds 83.9% (freshers), 90.31% (freshers), and 93% students (freshers) respectively.On an overall basis, a total of 13.4 lakh have appeared for the examination, statewide. Among those, 58,551 appeared for the vocational stream, 3.5 lakh from the commerce stream, 4.5 lakh from the arts stream, and 4.8 lakh have appeared for the science stream.The Konkan Divisional Board tops the Maharashtra results for the fourth consecutive year with 95.68 % students from the region passing the examination. Aurangabad divisional board and Pune Divisional board scored 91.77% and 91.96% respectively. Of the nine regional boards, Nashik board scored the least with 88.13 % students clearing the examinations.The Maharashtra Board conducts exams within the state through nine divisional boards at Ratnagiri, Amravati, Kolhapur, Nashik, Nagpur, Aurangabad, Latur, Mumbai, and Pune. The examinations were conducted from February 21 to March 26, 2015.Students can login to www.mahresult.nic.in to check their results. - Manohar

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After Kamal, it is Surya now! May 27, 2015 17:18

The controversial trend continues in the film industry. Be it Kamal, Lawrence or Surya, the controversy seems to be common for any actor in Tamil.Surya ‘Masss’ is getting ready for release across the world. But as usual, the film had to face a ban from the Kuwait government. The reason behind the ban is, according to them, the superpowers can only be possessed by the god alone and no human could be able to have them. From the trailer of Masss, it was revealed that Surya’s role in the film contains some supernatural powers. For this reason, Kuwait banned the movie..In fact, this is anyway expected one as in the past, Kamal’s Vishwaroopam and Lawrence Ganga movies had to face the similar situation in Kuwait.  But, it is not a heavy punishment for the film, as the revenue from that state does not make much impact on the collections of the film.  By Phani

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Check PSEB 10th results here May 27, 2015 17:11

Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) declared the 10th class results. The candidates who attended the exam can check the results through the official website pseb.ac.in. The results can be further checked through the direct link mentioned below.  How to check the result?: •    Log in to official website  pseb.ac.in•    Find the link Matriculation exam result 2015 in the ‘latest updates’ column which scrolls•    You will be redirected to a fresh page.•    Find the link ‘Matriculation exam result 2015 Now available’.•    Click on that link and you will be redirected to the final page.•    Enter your roll number or your name as specified on the exam hall ticket•    Click on the button ‘Find results’•    Your result containing your details would be out now. Results through SMS: To get your results on SMS type pb10 <Roll No> & send to 5676750. eg PB10 1014500001 send to 5676750.Click on the link to go to official website  www.pseb.ac.in Direct link to check the result by Phani

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Renewable energy, from power deficit to power surplus May 27, 2015 16:53

The government has approved 17 solar parks and plans to auction 15,877 MW of solar generating capacity this year, which will be a very big boost to the power sector. "We are also considering dollar tariffs in some cases to encourage foreign investment," power minister Piyush Goyal said. A self-hedging mechanism is being worked out to ensure that dollar tariffs do not cause any distress to the distribution companies that purchase solar power. “Clean energy will be prioritised with 25 solar parks of about 100 MW each planned and a Rs. 38,000 crore green energy corridor being set up to transmit renewable energy,” Power and Coal Minister Piyush Goyal said. “Power deficit at 3.6 per cent in India is the lowest in its history.”  The minister further said that the government is working towards providing electricity to rural areas. Micro grid and off-grid solutions are being worked out to provide power to 28 crore people in rural India who are still without electricity. Many companies in the private sector have committed to producing 273 GW of solar power. Railways too are going to use solar power, he said. Central Government is commited to ensure 24 x 7 power supply in all parts of the country in the next five years, Goyal said that 22,566 Mega Watts of power generation capacity was added in the last one year of this government taking charge. He also said that 40,000 MW rooftop solar energy will be set up. He said, “It will help lakhs of people through indirect employment.”Government is also planning to create job opportunities for more than 50,000 unemployed educated youth by engaging them as solar entrepreneurs to set up 20,000 MW of capacity and reduction in peak load shortages through revival of stranded gas-based power plants. Rs. 1.09 lakh crore investment in sub-transmission and distribution and Rs. 1 lakh crore of new transmission projects are to be bid out in the current year. Government under the leadership of Prime Minister Modi has set a target of increasing the renewable energy capacity to fivefold of 175,000 MW by 2022. The availability of power will ensure industries to function to its capacity and thus generating large job market.By Premji

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Your high heels may complicate your health May 27, 2015 16:44

Wearing high heels can make women confident and stylish, but if you are wearing them too often, it may harm your health. The researchers from University of Albama at Birmingham have showed that between 2002 and 2012 the high heel related injuries have been doubled. By this, experts suggest that wearing the appropriate shoes for the appropriate occasion and being aware of one's surroundings are good ideas. “Although high-heeled shoes might be stylish, from a health standpoint, it would be worthwhile for those interested in wearing high-heeled shoes to understand the risks and the potential harm that precarious activities in high-heeled shoes can cause,” said lead investigator Gerald McGwin, Ph.D., vice chair and professor of the Department of Epidemiology in the UAB School of Public Health.Between 2002 and 2012, there were 123,355 high heel related injuries are seen during this period. The peak year for injuries was 2011, with more than 19,000. People between the ages of 20 and 29 were most likely to suffer an injury, followed by the 30-39 age group.So experts suggest to limit wearing heels. By Lizitha

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