Friday, 1 February 2019

Black Lotus-Taj to Host Chinese New Year Feast from February 01st to 10th


By Tricitynews
Chandigarh 01st Feb, 2019:- Taj Chandigarh, readies to celebrate the year of the pig at Black Lotus from the 01st to 10th of February 2019. Expatriate Chef Wen Wang curates a special menu for the celebrations with some never seen before delicacies from his homeland.
The Chinese New Year is to begin on the 5th of February with this year of the pig representing luck, fortune and general prosperity.
General Manager Surinder Singh informed that the entire concept of the feast was laid out after thorough research. Some very unique dishes are being brought to the table from the regions of China.
The oat kissed prawns deserve special mention and are a welcome respite from the usual golden fried ones. One cannot miss the Dan Dan spiced Udon noodle soup, which is very popular in China for its hot tingling taste. The wolf berries red wine broiled chicken holds a special surprise for guests and must not be overlooked in the extensive lamb, pork and sea food array that the menu offers.
Vegetarians have always had a lot to enjoy in oriental cuisine and the Chinese New Year feast is no different. Szechwan style bean curd sticks, mushrooms monkey head is a gem from the main course. Another very well put together dish is tofu and stir fried snow peas, black fungus and water chestnuts with truffle oil sauce.
While the dessert section does see a lot of new players, the fresh orange cheese cake is definitely set to win many hearts.
Apart from the food, the ambience also is spruced up in keeping with the festivities. The rather popular alfresco of this Chinese fine dining restaurant will take on a new year celebratory appeal while the inside tables follow suit. The red paper lanterns and special Chinese centre pieces transport the guests to an oriental land, with their taste buds exploring the many special flavours of the region. Guests get to take home some of this magic with them as Chef has a delectable parting gift planned for them.
A must enjoy festival, the Chinese New Year Feast at Black Lotus, Taj Chandigarh promises to bring in February with culinary extravagance.




PGIMER Starts “Stop Waste Burning” Drive at Indira Colony-Manimajra


By Tricitynews
Chandigarh 01st Feb, 2019:- Swatch Indira colony Abhiyan  at Indira Colony, Manimajra is being organized by the urban Health Training Center, Department of  Community Medicine and school of Public Health , PGIMER, Chandigarh with Public Health Development Society. Since 2016, PGIMER is conducting Swatch Indira Colony Abhiyaan under the guidance of Prof J S Thakur, Professor, Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, PGIMER with the objective to clean the colony and reduce the disease burden. 
Dr Har Ashish Jindal Senior Resident, Dr Atul Gupta, junior resident and Multipurpose Health workers organized aa An. An awareness programme has been initiated under the Swatch Indira Colony Abhiyaan.  Dr Har Ashish Jindal addressed the workers of the Angan wadi kendra to the mother and children to teach them the need for the proper hand washing techniques. Furthermore, the sanitary inspector with sanitary workers made a tremendous effort to clean the areas behind Shiv Mandir of Indira colony. The continuous mike announcements were made for making efforts to clean the society.

Gauri Khan Unveils Her Signature Spring Collection 2019 for Tisva


By Tricitynews
Chandigarh 01st Feb, 2019:- Celebrity interior designer Gauri Khan unveiled her Signature Spring Collection 2019 for Tisva at Lakme Fashion Week in Mumbai today. Personally curated by her for TISVA, the premium home decorative lighting brand from Usha International, the collection comprises aesthetically hand-crafted Murano and Bohemia glass luminaires from Spain and Italy, respectively.
Speaking at the launch, Gauri Khan said that this range is exquisite – from the Clovel which is like a colourful Spanish carnation in full bloom to the Fuente that mimics the Magic Fountain of Montju├»c in Spain, or then the Castillo that captures the essence of Spanish castles, and the Estrella which promises to add star light to a home. Every chandelier has a story.
The latest collection features artistic hand-crafted pieces that are intricately designed to harmoniously mingle with intense and tinted hues. While the Spanish range of chandeliers is known for its hand cuts and bohemian glass, making each a piece of statement art, the Italian chandeliers in the collection are made with ancient Murano glass using the ancient glass blowing technique. Vintage in design these luminaires are a creative blend of colors and complexity. Every Tisva light offers a combination of unbeatable features including tunability (colour control), dimmability (intensity control), and controllability (motion control). Besides Chandeliers, Tisva offers a diverse range of lighting solutions including ambient lighting concepts, LED designer range, table and floor lamps, wall lights, pendants, and utility lighting products to suit every need.