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Induction Cooker or raised cap of subsidised LPG cylinder? Whats your choice?

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With the cap of 6 subsidised LPG price cylinders, people started switching towards to electric induction cooker. Now the cap has raised to 9, and we think now induction cooker is of no use.
With a family of four, it was obvious that 6 cylinders is too less. And spending Rs. 900 for the 7th one is unaffordable for a middle class family. An induction cooker is a better option cost-wise. It costs between Rs. 2000 and 5000 depending on brands like Prestige, Philips, Morphy Richards etc.

Most importantly an induction cooker consumes less electricity. I have experienced it for myself. I had bought an induction cooker 3 months back and our electricity bill doesn't show much difference in the numbers. Also, being strictly against energy wastage, I would prefer that energy doesn't get wasted while cooking too. In a cooking gas, the flame is not totally used to heat the vessel. Whereas in an induction cooker, this is not the case. The heat gets transferred to the vessel totally, hence …

Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2013 - Are you coming?

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20th January is the Mumbai Marathon 2013 date. With the fast approaching Marathon event, I am sure many of us are getting prepared for the event, although with our busy life, it's difficult to get prepared practically.


The medical director of the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon has suggested fitness schedule for the 2 weeks prior to the event:
Full Marathon preparation:
WEEKS TO GO MON TUE WED THURS FRI SAT SUN 2 Rest 5 8-10 X-TRAIN(45 min) Rest 6 10-14 1 Rest 5 5-7 Rest 5 Rest RACE DAY



Half Marathon preparation:
WEEKS TO GO MON TUE WED THURS FRI SAT SUN 2 R