Monday, April 30, 2007
Sunday, April 29, 2007
Mango - the very mention is mouth-watering. Botanically known as Mangifera Indica, the mango is rich source of A, B1, B2 and C vitamins. It is believed to have originated in India over 4,000 years ago. The fruit even finds mention in the Ramayana and the Mahabharata.
India is by far the largest producer, with an area of 16,000 km² with an annual production of 10.8 million tonnes, which accounted for 57.18% of the total world production. The state of Maharashtra in western India has the most conducive climate conditions to produce the most renowned variety of this fruit, the Hapoos mango. In southern India, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka states are major producers of mangoes and specialize in making a variety of mango pickles.
Saturday, April 28, 2007
The experience was really nice, with good food, great service. The food we tried was 'Idiappam', 'Neerdosa' with alleppy fish curry and mangalorean chilli chicken... yum!
idiappam, with fish and chiken stew ....served on banana leaf...
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Friday, April 27, 2007
Thursday, April 26, 2007
Wednesday, April 25, 2007
Helps to relax and unwind the busy schedules, watching the street and settle with few friends chatting around....
Tuesday, April 24, 2007
Monday, April 23, 2007
Wednesday, April 18, 2007
Perhaps this week was long due for my vacation and I am off to Goa - Mumbai back by 23rd...
I strongky believe this offline period would give me few more perspectives... will be back next week!! Thanks for your understanding....
Saturday, April 14, 2007
Friday, April 13, 2007
Thursday, April 12, 2007
Wednesday, April 11, 2007
Tuesday, April 10, 2007
Blooming Gulmohar starts painting the city 'Red and Orange', the two prominent shades one can observer in Bangalore, the blooming sontinues till May. It is believed that as the summer gets hottest, Gulmohar flowering gets darker and mosre colourful...
Gulmohar, The Royal Poinciana, Delonix regia (family Fabaceae), is a tropical or subtropical flowering plant. It is also known by the names Gulmohar, Flamboyant Tree, Peacock Flower, Flame of the Forest, and Flame Tree. A deciduous tropical tree with fern-like leaves, that is considered one of the most beautiful trees in the world! Although it is a fast grower, it can take up to 10 years to mature.
Monday, April 09, 2007
Sunday, April 08, 2007
Saturday, April 07, 2007
The health care sector in the garden city has witnessed an enormous growth in infrastructure in the private and voluntary sector. The private sector which was very modest in the early stages has now become a flourishing industry equipped with the most modern state-of-the-art technology at its disposal. It is estimated that 75-80% of health care services and investments in India are now provided by the private sector.
India's National Health Policy declares that treatment of foreign patients is legally an "export" and deemed "eligible for all fiscal incentives extended to export earnings." Government and private sector studies in India estimate that medical tourism could bring between $1 billion and $2 billion US into the country by 2012. The reports estimate that medical tourism to India is growing by 30 per cent a year. More..
The aim of today being the World Health Day is to urge governments, organizations and businesses to "Invest in health, build a safer future".
Here is Wishing you all a safer and healthy future...
Friday, April 06, 2007
Thursday, April 05, 2007
Wednesday, April 04, 2007
Tuesday, April 03, 2007
Monday, April 02, 2007
Sunday, April 01, 2007
It is believed that the jackfruit is indigenous to the rain forests of the Western Ghats of India. It spread early on to other parts of India, southeast Asia, the East Indies and even till the Philippines.
Jackfruit is the largest tree-borne fruit in the world, reaching 80 pounds in weight and up to 36 inches long and 20 inches in diameter. The exterior of the compound fruit is green or yellow when ripe. The interior consists of large edible bulbs of yellow, banana-flavored flesh that encloses a smooth, oval, light-brown seed. The seed is 3/4 to 1-1/2 inches long and 1/2 to 3/4 inches thick and is white and crisp within. There may be 100 or up to 500 seeds in a single fruit, which are viable for no more than three or four days. More…