The real “Maai Kaa ¬†Laal!!” LAL HIT

Coakroach infestation is one of the most terrifyiong realities since ages. Mother the matriarch, the moving force behind the family has been pestered by these bugs since times immemorial. They can thrive and multiply under any given circumstances and the kitchen is their favourite den. They carry germs and bacteria which cause deadly diseases like cholera,…

LAYDH-The birthright of a quintessential Bengali

Sunday afternoon, you have just completed your lunch,you sit and ring up a friend(a bong) and you ask him or her “Ki korchis?”(what are you doing?), Pat comes the answer “Laydh khacchi.”(eating laydh??!!!). Now, what is this “laydh” and why do Bengalis always end up eating this , that also in a generous amount? Search…

CAMARADERIE- When MPOC brought the bloggers of Kolkata together under one roof

It was a sunny Sunday morning ,when members from Kolkata’s blogging fraternity congregated in “Barbeque Nation” , for a bloggers’ meet organised by MPOC( Malaysian Palm Oil Council). Apart from becoming aware about some facts regarding palm oil, the bloggers indulged into fun activities.I was invited by Priyanka Patel for this meet and was glad…

Haagen-Dazs comes to the city of joy, let’s scream for ice-cream

Super premium ice-cream brand Haagen- Dazs opened doors to it’s flagship lounge in Kolkata in presence of actress  Nusrat Jahan, Chef Antony David, Head Chef Haagen- Dazs, Eastern India and Amit Agarwal,Franchise Group Director, Haagen-Dazs Eastern India. This franchise store, the first in Eastern India is the brainchild of  Mr Shaun Agarwal, who wanted to…

How to be “Fabulous at Forty”?? In conversation with HENA NAFIS

I’m a woman Phenomenally Phenomenal woman  That’s me. – Maya Angelou Today is Woman’s Day, but isn’t everyday Woman’s Day for us ??. Every single day we silently fight our personal battles, doing our duties, dedicating ourselves to life. But in the melee are we slipping into oblivion??  I have entered the much dreaded age…

TASTES OF INDIA

It all started as a dream, a man with a vision dreamt of something big and unique , not only that ,he taught us to dream too. That is how TOI happened. I remember meeting Mr Siddanth Jaitha at an event where he for the first time told about Tastes of India. Initially it was…