Flying fit: Immunity boosting beverages take off at airports
The Times of India Delhi|July 20,2020
Mumbai: When domestic flights were restarted in May, a motley staple of beverages from India’s domestic kitchens like haldi doodh, rasam, tulsi-mint shikanji, saffron sattu shake and amla aam panna — flying in on their reputation as immunity boosters — made their debut at food and beverage outlets of metro airports.
Manju V

At lounges, pre-packed meal boxes have replaced buffets to prevent spread of coronavirus. Many flyers are largely sticking to home-cooked food. The attendant anxiety that comes with travelling amid the pandemic has altered the gastronomic scene at airports across the world.

Continue reading your story on the app

Continue reading your story in the newspaper

MORE STORIES FROM THE TIMES OF INDIA DELHIView All

At Russia 2+2, India Stresses On China, Afghan Challenges

Moscow Pushes Back Against Indo-Pacific Concept, Quad, AUKUS

1 min read
The Times of India Delhi
December 07, 2021

Future Pandemics May Be More Lethal: Oxford-AZ Vax Scientist

Warning Comes As UK Reports Local Omicron Cases; 1st Infections Emerge In Russia, Nepal And Thailand

2 mins read
The Times of India Delhi
December 07, 2021

Jacqueline Detained At Airport And Stopped From Leaving India Over Money Laundering Case

On Sunday evening, immigration officials detained Jacqueline Fernandez – who was headed to Dubai for a show – at Mumbai International Airport.

1 min read
The Times of India Delhi
December 07, 2021

Rajasthan's Chauth Ka Barwara Village Gears Up For Vicky-Kat Shaadi

As Katrina Kaif and Vicky Kaushal touched down inJaipur on Monday, the entire village of Chauth Ka Barwara seemed to be getting ready for the grand nuptials that kick off today.

1 min read
The Times of India Delhi
December 07, 2021

Sensex Dives 949 Pts Over Inflation, Omicron Worries

Closes Sub-57K For 1st Time In 3 Mths. All 30 Stocks End In Red

2 mins read
The Times of India Delhi
December 07, 2021

Sample this: 120 Rapid PCR machines at IGI, results in 60 mins; 450 RT-PCR tests per hour

After facing criticism, including from the civil aviation ministry, Indira Gandhi International Airport added 20 more Rapid RTPCR machines on Sunday to the 100 already operating there.

2 mins read
The Times of India Delhi
December 07, 2021

Plasma Therapy Does Not Reduce Death Risk In Covid Patients: WHO

In Latest Report, Global Body Advises Against Its Use, Except For Clinical Trials

2 mins read
The Times of India Delhi
December 07, 2021

No Lockdown, Govt Says Ready With Covid Infra

Don’t Panic, Urges CM; Jain Says Govt Will Implement Graded Plan

2 mins read
The Times of India Delhi
December 07, 2021

Apex court grants PC to 12 women SSC officers released from service

The Supreme Court on Monday took the unprecedented step of granting permanent commission to 14 women short service commission (SSC) officers, 12 of whom had already been released from service without grant of PC, and heaped praise on the armed forces for displaying a complete change in mindset and supporting equal status for female officers.

2 mins read
The Times of India Delhi
December 07, 2021

Half-Baked Intel May've Led To Botched Army Op In Nagaland

‘Intense Pressure’ On Forces To Deliver Since Killing Of Colonel, His Kin

2 mins read
The Times of India Delhi
December 06, 2021
RELATED STORIES

GM's Exit From India Hits a Roadblock

The long-delayed sale of its plants to a Chinese company faces local labor and political opposition

5 mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
November 22 - 29, 2021

Self- acceptance

ELIZABETH DENLEY has been a student of both science and spirituality all her life. Trained as a scientist, she turned her field of inquiry and research skills to the field of meditation and spirituality after starting the Heartfulness practices in the late 80s. Here she shares some thoughts on the importance of selfacceptance.

6 mins read
Heartfulness eMagazine
November 2021

The New Storytelling:We Are All Indigenous Global Citizens

WAKANYI HOFFMAN is a Global Education Specialist and founder of the African Folktales Project. In Part 2 of her interview with SARA BUBBER, Wakanyi shares the value of storytelling, passing down wisdom through generations, her Kikuyu culture, and how we are all indigenous global citizens.

7 mins read
Heartfulness eMagazine
November 2021

The Vaccine's Last Mile Problem

India is racing to vaccinate its villages, including many in remote and desperately poor areas where suspicion of the government’s motives runs deep

10+ mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
November 15, 2021

India's Fintech Boom

A government-backed system of digital payments has set offa wave of innovation

3 mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
November 08, 2021

THE GAME CHANGER

INSIDE DHD’S RECORD-SETTING DURAMAX

2 mins read
Diesel World
November 2021

Building Community Through Education

KIRAN BIR SETHI is changing the experience of childhood in Indian cities through her education curriculum and initiatives to build healthy relationships between students and their communities. Here she is interviewed by KASHISH KALWANI.

10+ mins read
Heartfulness eMagazine
September 2021

Granny Chic Galore!

A homeowner’s holiday décor is an homage to Christmas at her grandma’s house.

5 mins read
Cottages and Bungalows
FMD Christmas 21

INDIANA NOTIFYING 750K AFTER COVID-19 TRACING DATA ACCESSED

Indiana health officials said they are notifying nearly 750,000 state residents that a cybersecurity company “improperly accessed” their personal data from the state’s online COVID-19 contact tracing survey — a description the company disputed as a “falsehood.”

2 mins read
Techlife News
Techlife News #512

What is My Stereo's Gender?

Readers will recall, distressingly, that I have tried their patience on just about every topic that marginally relates to audio. LP grooves, CD bumps, flat response, boomy bass, warm recordings, cold binary bits—I have waxed philosophically on all of them. Which bring us to today’s audio topic: gender.

3 mins read
Sound & Vision
August - September 2021