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Aries - March 21 - April 20
This week you have to be alert as there are chances of having some health issues. If any health issue arises, face it with a positive attitude. Manage your stress and get enough rest, both physically and emotionally. You may face some difficulties on career front. Your feelings or ego might get hurt by something that happens at work. Be optimistic and face the challenges thinking that the consequence will make you learn something new about life. Those looking for employment should probably look in a different field. If you are in a relationship, you may have to face some issues. Do not stress over things and give yourself and your partner some time and space to deal with the problem. Those who are single, you have to wait for the right time to meet your kind of partner.
Lucky number 3
Lucky colour Sky blue
Lucky day Thursday
Taurus - April 20 - May 21
This week your health will be good. Continue your meditation and yoga routine as it will keep your mind fresh and connected to your soul. Those dealing with health issues need to take things seriously and take proper medication. Some of you may work yourself to exhaustion and stress may take a serious toll on your body. Keep calm and give yourself a break. Your work front looks good. Those awaiting interview results will get good news and their desired job. You seem to be on the right track but don’t get carried away. Keep working hard for a brighter future. Those who have a commitment phobia need to quiz themselves. It is very important to have a healthy conversation when faced with problems. Don’t avoid any issues in your relations because that will only make things worse.
Lucky number 7
Lucky colour White
Lucky day Monday
Gemini - May 21 - June 21
You need to meditate for good health. Make sure you eat well, get adequate sleep, and exercise the right amount. You need to take all this into account to stay healthy. Even juggling between work and an exercise routine will do wonders to your health. This week, you seem to be enthusiastic about your work. With high confidence, you are ready to take on new projects. Be careful, you have the tendency to be impulsive, so do not rush into things. Think before you take any decision. Travel on account of your work is indicated. Good news for those who are awaiting results of an interview. You will rejoice in friendship and harmonious relationships. Some of you will be celebrating an occasion with your partner. In the case of stress, spend some quality time with your friends and family.
Lucky number 2
Lucky colour Green
Lucky day Friday
Cancer - June 21 - Jul 23
This week, take rest from health worries and stress. Indulge in meditation in a calm atmosphere and do some spiritual thinking. Don’t push yourself in any task as it might have an adverse effect on you. This is a time to count your blessings. At your work front, things are good. Those who are not happy, stay calm as new opportunities are coming. You will witness a personal transformation that will help in having a deeper understanding of yourself and others. This will help you ease out any issues at the workplace. Your relationship seems to be in an uncomfortable zone. Maybe you or your partner is having a tough time. You need to examine your relationship and support your partner to make things work. Don’t lose hope; your time will come, just sit back and relax.
Lucky number 8
Lucky colour Red
Lucky day Saturday
Leo - Jul 23 - Aug 23
‘Be positive’ is the mantra for this week. Those facing physical problems have to be careful about their diet. Exercise, do yoga, eat healthy, and take proper rest. If you are feeling demotivated, don’t disengage from the world. Seek help from a trusted person from your family or friend circle. Things are likely to go well in your career. You may experience a sense of calm and emotional connect with other colleagues. A senior woman or a colleague may play an important role in getting you that promotion or assisting you in a project. This is a make-or-break period in your relationship. Evaluate everything and be very clear about what you want from your life and decide accordingly. Those seeking a new relationship need to decide about how they are going to approach it.
Lucky number 12
Lucky colour Brown
Lucky day Thursday
Virgo - Aug 23 - Sep 23
Health is satisfactory this week. It is advisable that you indulge in meditation and positive thinking. This will do wonders for you. If you are down with health problems or some illness, don’t lose heart. Take care of yourself and allow yourself to get in touch with your inner strength to heal faster. This week, work front seems to be disturbed as it is full of worries and anxiety in relation to some project work. Keep telling yourself ‘don’t worry, be positive’, leave aside the anxiety and focus on what you can control. Those seeking employment should do what they can to get their desired job. Be strong in your relationship with others. Some issues are indicated on the cards. You need to give space to yourself and your partner to sort out the differences.
Lucky number 10
Lucky colour Yellow
Lucky day Sunday
Libra - Sep 23 - Oct 23
You will witness a high level of energy and vitality this week, but take out time for adequate rest as well. Women who are planning to start a family may get good news. Cards indicate that you are able to take care of yourself when faced with health challenges with a positive mindset. Enjoy this time of good health. On the work front, you may get involved in a conflict with others. This might be due to your own behaviour. If you are trying to complete a task with disregard to its impact on others, you might end up being a loser. Make sure your behaviour is impeccable. Either you or your partner is working very hard in your jobs; this might be interfering with your relationship. Do not pile up the work. For a smooth relationship, spend some quality time with each other. Singles seeking love should also prioritise their life.
Lucky number 5
Lucky colour Indigo
Lucky day Saturday
Scorpio - Oct 23 - Nov 22
Health-wise, this is not a great time for you. This week is full of anxiety that will affect your life. Health challenges are likely to come your way. Make sure you have a balanced diet, exercise, and fluid intake. Meditation and breathing exercises are particularly useful for you. Work-wise, you will have a pleasant time. You may be bonding with colleagues and enjoying a social get-together with them. The work environment is positive and you may expect a promotion. Those seeking a new job will be successful. Love life should be going well. If you are facing challenges in your relations, you need to have a balanced and welcoming attitude. For those looking for a new relationship, be self-confident, go out, and mingle with others. Things will work out in your favour.
Lucky number 7
Lucky colour Orange
Lucky day Tuesday
Sagittarius - Nov 22 - Dec 22
You will have plenty of opportunities to relax, and this will reflect on your health. Others will feel positive vibes in your company. On the career front, something good is likely to happen. The issues you were facing for the past few days will be sorted out. You may find support in your colleague or a friend. This is an apt time to discuss service matters with your boss, and your ideas will be valued and executed for the benefit of the organisation. If you are in the line of promotion, it may come soon. Family plays a major role in your success, whether it is personal or professional. Romance is in the air. Existing relations demand your attention and time. It is advisable to take some time off from your busy schedule and plan your vacation to make your partner feel important.
Lucky number 20
Lucky colour Grey
Lucky day Friday
Capricorn - Dec 22 - Jan 20
This week you are likely to have a healthy lifestyle. You feel physically, emotionally, and spiritually a sound and happy person. Things are in their right place. Those who are heart and BP patients could be recovering fast with the help of proper medical attention and their own will power. Monetary gains are on the cards. Those thinking about venturing into a business or an expansion, go ahead, you will be successful. You may meet an influential person who could prove highly beneficial in terms of your career. Service persons, too, may enjoy a higher status. Love demands your attention, which probably you won’t be able to pay much. Your partner may get annoyed, so you have to balance between work and love. Married life is blissful.
Lucky number 11
Lucky colour Golden
Lucky day Monday
Aquarius - Jan 20 - Feb 18
Your health will suffer this week. Chances of having some seasonal ailments are indicated. It is advisable to avoid tea and coffee or any kind of addiction this week. Focus on meditation and yoga for rejuvenation and healing. Career-wise, you will feel a sense of accomplishment. Those seeking jobs will get a call from the company they have been aspiring for. Your family and friends’ support will boost up your morale. Property matters will be solved as per your desire. In a relationship, avoid conflicts and confrontations, which are likely to occur during this week. Love could pose problems as your family members might not be in favour of your love or don’t like your relationship. A rift in the family might upset you, or you might have to confront elders/mother for the existence of your romantic relationship.
Lucky number 9
Lucky colour Magenta
Lucky day Sunday
Pisces - Feb 18 - March 20
This week is full of energy and your health remains good. Your theory of prevention is better than cure will work well and you bear the fruits of your determination. You are inspirational, motivated, and have strong will power to turn a situation in your favour. With a tremendous amount of energy and stamina, you could work day and night and finish pending tasks. Your workaholic approach will attain the favour of seniors. Your potential is being recognised, which works as a motivation in the future. Those seeking love, this week your search for the right partner will come to an end. There will be a true bonding between you and your partner. This is the right time to talk to each other and sort out the problems for a smooth relationship. Married couples will cherish some memorable moments.
Lucky number 13
Lucky colour Maroon
Lucky day Wednesday
Ignored for the World Cup, Rishabh Pant said the "selection thought was running" in his mind. Pant made a statement with a blistering 78 off 36 balls and powered Delhi Capitals to a six-wicket win over Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League here. "I am feeling lovely. To make your team win in an important match is a good feeling. I won't lie, the selection thought was running in my mind," Pant said at the post-match...
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