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Pakistani shopkeeper killed dozens with 'revenge' sweets

Pakistani shopkeeper killed dozens with 'revenge' sweets

The poisoned batch of sweets were bought by a local man who gave them to family and friends celebrating the birth of his grandson. 

Why it's difficult to control sweet cravings

 A habit leaves a lasting mark on specific circuits in the brain, pushing us to feed our cravings, reveals a new study.

Bihar's 'luxury tax' on samosas sparks row

Bihar's 'luxury tax' on samosas sparks row

Cosmetics, perfumes and some sweets were also among the "luxury" items to be taxed at 13.5 percent, but the decision to include the much-loved pastry snack was met with bafflement on social media.

Nitish govt to impose 13.5% tax on luxury items; sweets, samosa to get costlier

The Nitish Kumar government on Tuesday decided to impose 13.5 per cent tax on luxury items.

Samosa, kachauri to get costlier in Bihar

Samosa, kachauri to get costlier in Bihar

13.5 percent tax would be taken on salty items like samosa, kachauri and branded namkin among others.

Irish kids having more sex, eating less sweets

A survey of more than 13,500 Irish children, aged eight to 17, found a drop in reported levels of smoking and drunkenness, but an increase in the number of older children who say they've had sex.

Novel liver hormone cuts cravings for sweets, alcohol

The hormone is associated with environmental stress such as extreme dietary changes or cold temperature exposure. It is also produced when mammals consume carbohydrates.

How sweets can help you stay in shape!

It may appear counterintuitive but including a little bit of sweets in your meal could help you stop gaining unhealthy weight, new research suggests.

India, Pakistan forces exchange sweets at Attari border on Diwali

Indian and Pakistani forces at the border here exchanged sweets on the occasion of Diwali.

Adulterated sweets flood markets in Uttar Pradesh on Diwali

With the festive season, the demand of sweets is also on high. Zee News brings you the report from Uttar Pradesh where adulterated sweets are selling in high numbers.

Diwali Special: Useful tips for a healthier celebrations!

Make sure that you don't stuff yourself with fatty foods, sweets and other fried stuffs.

After exchange of fire, India, Pak troops exchange sweets on Eid-ul Azha

The Line of Control (LoC) and International Border, which have been witnessing exchange of gunfire for the last several months, on Friday saw the troops of the two countries exchanging sweets and pleasantries, thanks to the festival of Eid-ul Azha.

India, Pakistan border guards exchange sweets at border

After the tension between the two sides in the past one year, border security guards of India and Pakistan exchanged sweets at the international border gates here on Friday to celebrate the Eid.

Top 5 attractions of Teej

Top 5 attractions of Teej

Hindu festival of Teej falls in the season of monsoon and fills the air with freshness and festivity. Significantly, Teej is celebrated by women fasting and praying to Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati to seek blessings. This monsoon festival brings joy and happiness.

Is your food really 'chemical-free'?

 Are you obsessed with detox food products that are supposedly free from chemicals? Well, there is no such thing as a "chemical free" food, shows a research.

Border guards of India, Bangladesh exchange sweets on Eid

The Border Security Force (BSF) and Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) on Saturday exchanged sweets on the occasion of Eid, an official said.

Eid: Pak refuses to accept sweets offered by India at Wagah border

With ceasefire violations increasing tensions between India and Pakistan along the Line of Control and International Border, the Pakistan Rangers on Saturday refused to accept sweets from Border Security Force (BSF) officials on the occasion of Eid at the border checkpost at Wagah in Punjab.

Recipe: Jalebi

Recipe: Jalebi

Ingredients

2 cups self raising flour

1/2 tsp baking powder

1 cup yogurt

Vegetable or sunflower cooking oil for deep frying

1 cup sugar

Few strands saffron

1/4 tsp cardamom powder

2 drops orange food colour

How to conquer those sugar cravings

What can be almost as strong, if not even stronger than hunger pangs, is sugar craving. One goes almost berserk when it strikes and one is willing to throw all dietary discipline out of the window for the sake of those sweet treats.