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Sanghamitra Mazumdar



Sanghamitra is Senior Editor. She writes on a whole range of subjects including food, parenting and music.

Karaoke app iSing now has a Bollywood section for Indian users
Fri, Nov 20, 2015

The iSing app offers over 100,000 songs in different languages

Chhath Puja: All you need to know about the festival
Tue, Nov 17, 2015

Celebrated on the sixth day after Diwali, Chhath is an ancient festival dedicated to the Sun God for a period of four days.

Chhath Puja special: How to make thekuas
Tue, Nov 17, 2015

A traditional Bihari sweet, thekuas are offered as prasad during Chhath Puja.

Shubho Bijoya! Durga Puja is over but the real celebration has just begun
Sun, Oct 25, 2015

With the departure of Goddess Durga begins the auspicious period of 'Bijoya' that celebrates the victory of good over evil and goes on till Diwali. ‘Shubho Bijoya’ is synonymous to sweets. Read what Bijoya means to a Bengali and learn recipes of some traditional Bengali sweets here.

Mahishasurmardini, an 84-yr-old musical composition that still rules hearts
Mon, Oct 12, 2015

Bengalis all over the world wake up at daybreak on Mahalaya to listen to the musical invocation of Goddess Durga, complete with a recital of Chandipaath by Birendra Krishna Bhadra and hymns and devotional songs rendered by legendary artistes.

Indian food goes online and no it’s not just Zomato
Fri, Oct 02, 2015

According to a recent report published on the Indian Brand Equity Foundation’s website, the organised food business in India is worth US$ 48 billion, of which food delivery is valued at US$ 15 billion.

Saregama Classical, an app for the connoisseurs of Indian classical music
Wed, Sep 23, 2015

Saregama Classical app offers Hindustani, Carnatic and Fusion music in the form of Vocal, Instrumental and Raaga categories.

Remembering Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay, the ‘Awara Masiha’
Tue, Sep 15, 2015

On his 139th birthday, here is a look at some of the works that made Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay immortal.

Dr Kaustubh Radkar — The other Ironman
Wed, Jul 22, 2015

Dr Radkar is among the few people who have finished an Ironman Triathlon in all six continents.

Now you can order home-cooked food online
Fri, Jul 17, 2015

Gurgaon’s connects foodies with home cooks, offering a range of food from different cuisines.

Facebook, Instagram tips for parents: Why you should be careful with photos of your children
Thu, Jul 09, 2015

What to and what not to post on Facebook and Instagram.

Baby products, plus-size clothes, men’s fashion: 5 online shopping sites designed ‘exclusively’ for you
Sat, Jul 11, 2015

With new sites exclusively dedicated to different target groups, the consumers are getting plenty of choices to select exactly what they want.

Amitabh Bachchan unveils new look, co-created by over 1.5 lakh children, parents and teachers 
Fri, Jun 12, 2015

Designed for children aged 6 to 12 years, the all-new website has an interesting feature called Doo Zoo, which is an interactive zoo packed with information on animals from around the world

Missing Maggi? Try this homemade substitute
Tue, Jun 09, 2015

While Maggi is out of your reach now, maybe this is the time to explore some options. I am sharing a homemade ‘tastemaker’ recipe here.

10 tools to make kitchen a fun place
Sat, Jun 06, 2015

Here is a list of 10 items that can bring more life to kitchens and a smile on the faces in there. And most of them cost under Rs 1,000.

Chaat and Litti Chokha set to woo Singapore at World Street Food Congress
Fri, Apr 03, 2015

The World Street Food Congress beginning from April 8 will have the Indian participants serving Golgappe, Chaat and Litti Chokha among other things.

This day, that year: When they gave away their lives for mother tongue
Sat, Feb 21, 2015

February 21, 1952: After Independence and before Liberation War, East Pakistan saw yet another uprising.

eKAVACH Pro app: Use your phone to keep track of your child’s online activities
Wed, Jan 28, 2015

Launched last year by Delhi-based technology start-up Certus Technologies, eKAVACH claims to be India’s most comprehensive digital parenting app.

5 digital parenting tips you cannot afford to ignore
Fri, Nov 21, 2014

Indian society need to open up more to digital literacy.

Express recipe: The story of Jhumri Telaiya’s special Kalakand
Mon, Sep 29, 2014

Try this special Kalakand recipe, all the way from Jhumri Telaiya, this Navratri.

No oven? ‘Bake’ your cake in a pressure cooker
Tue, Sep 16, 2014

Here’s is the recipe for a basic fruit cake ‘baked’ in a pressure cooker.

Express Recipe: Make Mishti Doi at home
Wed, Sep 10, 2014

You usually get this only in shops specialising in Bengali sweets, but it is an extremely simple dish and can be easily made at home.

Don’t be a net-guilty parent, make your child a responsible netizen
Wed, Aug 27, 2014

Maintaining a balance between online and offline activities is a must.

From sharbat to litti: Sattu recipes you must try
Fri, Aug 01, 2014

Have you ever tasted a flour that can be consumed uncooked? There is one, and a very simple one at that, which is easily available too.

Five pancakes to start your day
Wed, Jul 16, 2014

Are pancakes one of the world’s oldest cereal foods? Many studies suggest so. Here are 5 simple pancakes to kickstart your day in a healthy way.

Love street food? Try this Kolkata special egg roll
Mon, Jul 07, 2014

Though not very different from the ‘kathi roll’ of Delhi and the ‘frankie’ of Mumbai, egg roll has its own unique charm.

Five mango recipes to try this summer
Fri, Jun 20, 2014

Mangoes are one of the best things about summer. Here are five simple mango recipes to cool you off during the season.

Top 10 must-have gadgets for your kitchen
Fri, Jun 13, 2014

Cooking may not be a rocket science, but your modern kitchen is definitely incomplete without some gadgets. Here is a list of 10.

Indian kitchen embraces world food
Thu, Jun 12, 2014

The food that was served only in star or select fine dining restaurants once is now being cooked at home.

Culinary Champion?
Wed, Mar 25, 2015

Mumbai’s Ronak Nanda wins Cordon Bleu cook-off in the US; prepares for final round

Drugs on the Net
Sat, Jul 27, 2013

YoPharma says it follows all the guidelines that are required for a brick-and-mortar pharmacy.

A new dimension to printing
Sun, Jun 02, 2013

3D printing,or additive manufacturing,technology that was more or less limited to tech circles or sci-fi flicks till a few years ago is now touching contemporary human life—and could,eventually,change it

Baby Gets MOD
Thu, Aug 02, 2012

Feeding the baby every two hours,changing nappies in the middle of the night,deciphering the pattern of their cries and identifying their discomfort — life changes once you become a parent. Raising a child is not supposed to be easy,but while there can be no substitute for good parenting,a little technical assistance can always make your task easier,less stressful and more enjoyable. Here is a list of gadgets that may help new parents

Clicking for Diapers
Sun, Jan 15, 2012

Websites for child and mother products are providing parents with unlimited choice.

Getting back to shape
Thu, Jan 12, 2012

In the excitement of losing weight,I had overlooked the fact that I was a lactating mother.

New role beckons: working mother
Fri, Dec 23, 2011

The toughest part is,however,the scary thought of leaving the baby with a stranger.