Ahead of the World Menstrual Hygiene Day, Bollywood star Deepika Padukone, who is the member of jury for the 75th edition of Cannes Film Festival, shared her 'Period Story' in a short film in order to raise awareness and overcome the menstruation taboo. In the special video, Deepika can be seen...
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With the words, âGather the power of public participation Shivraj, then Bhopal will do wonders,â Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan called upon the people of Bhopal to work unitedly to bring Bhopal to the first place in cleanliness. Chouhan said that the residents of Indore have included cleanliness in their nature....
There has been an unreasonable delay in providing insurance assistance to the drought-affected farmers under the Prime Minister's Crop Insurance Scheme in Bargarh district. The repeated appeals from farmers to insurance companies and the district administration have proved futile. In protest, a large number of farmers blocked the Sambalpur-Raipur NH at Sohela...
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) raids in connection with 34th National Games continued on Friday too, as the investigating agency carried out raids at the National Games Organizing Committee (NGOC) office at Morhabadi and other places. On Thursday too, the office of NGOC was raided by the probe team. It...
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In an initiative to prepare the jail inmates, especially women, for the mainstream of society after completion of their imprisonment, a training course of Assistant Beauty Therapist was started for them at Ludhiana Women Jail under Punjab Skill Development Mission. Ludhiana Deputy Commissioner Surabhi Malik and Additional Mission Director, Department of...
The Tehri district chief medical officer Dr Sanjay Jain conducted a surprise inspection of the hospitals at Jakhnidhar and Devprayag blocks to take stock of the health facilities in the hospitals in view of the Char Dham Yatra. He observed various irregularities during the inspection. The officials found that the pharmacist...
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Friday said that the efforts of his government to provide work to people in Bastar were delivering positive results and helping to combat Naxalism in the region. Baghel said this at a press conference in Jagdalpur. The Naxalite menace could be solved by winning the trust...
Aries - March 21 - April 20
This week excessive fear, phobia, and worrying about a situation are on the card. Mental tension will remain, and this may reflect on your health. Headache, insomnia, and sleeplessness might be felt throughout the week. Be careful of cold, cough and seasonal ailments too. This is the time to meditate, join yoga and take a break from the hectic schedule. On the career front, a little indiscretion may put your reputation in the firing line so be careful. In the work area, you may feel unnoticed and neglected. This may cause tension and hamper your growth. Do not run away from responsibilities and commitments. Don’t disclose your working plans till you accomplish them. On the personal front, your partner will be filled with an abundance of energy and enthusiasm and you feel demoralized, or with low self-esteem.
Lucky number 19
Lucky colour Sky Blue
Lucky day Friday
Taurus - April 20 - May 21
You have become a very active and vibrant person. Self-knowledge and mastery are the keys to success. You have inner light and consciousness, sheer faith and experience of the past making you a self-reliant person who is ready to teach others. Through meditation, you are on the path of a high level of spiritual attainment, and to share this light with others. On the professional front, with your wisdom and leadership, you can establish a niche for yourself. People will admire you and follow you. Your plans are now well underway and you are starting to consider even more opportunities to expand your current plans. On the personal front, you will find your relationships are growing and developing to a satisfactory level. There is faith, and understanding with each other.
Lucky number 10
Lucky colour Brown
Lucky day Tuesday
Gemini - May 21 - June 21
You are filled with enthusiasm and new jest for life. You will feel healthy and free and may experience a change of perspective. Negativity replaces optimism. New possibilities are foreseen. You get to know the importance of solving your problems with rational and thorough thinking. This is also a time to utilize your creative energies. Professionally, you feel successful in your career. Promotion or hike is very likely which will make you confident, secure and well-established. You are self-disciplined and energetic. Those in business, your ideas and views are being respected and followed. This is the time when your intelligence, wisdom and experience will pay you rich dividends. On the personal front, your relationship area is good too. You are romantic and love is in the air. Other relationships too are nurturing, and meaningful in your life.
Lucky number 20
Lucky colour Mauve
Lucky day Monday
Cancer - June 21 - Jul 23
This week you may enjoy nature’s bounty and the blessings of the Almighty. A cure for a very old or prolonged illness is on the card. Those in urgent need of motivation and inspiration to lead a healthy and meaningful life will find a mentor this week. You feel empowered and embark on a new journey that is better and progressive and makes you feel comfortable. On the work front, this is the time to keep counting the blessings. You may be busy organizing an auspicious ceremony at home/office. The career will boom and so will your interaction with the outside world. On the personal front, confusion, and misunderstanding with the partner is likely. You need to guard yourself against selfish motives, aggression and any haste decisions in this period. Patience is the key. Midweek the situation is in control.
Lucky number 21
Lucky colour Magenta
Lucky day Wednesday
Leo - Jul 23 - Aug 23
This week your satisfaction and contentment will play an important role to be in good health. You will spend time enjoying worldly pleasures, savouring delicious meals, appreciating the arts, and relaxing as well. All is well feeling gives you a cool mind, enjoyment, a positive aura and a glow on the face. On the work front, there is generosity in your temperament and ability to convince others with your communication. You care for the emotional well-being of others and respect your colleagues and juniors. They follow you, admire you, and respect your generosity. On the relationship front, there is love, fun and entertainment. You spend time together and present an expensive gift to your beloved partner. The time is right to bring your romantic relationships out in the open, the family will accept your choice.
Lucky number 13
Lucky colour Blue
Lucky day Thursday
Virgo - Aug 23 - Sep 23
Weakness may take a toll this week. Issues of domestic or professional are haunting you and you feel disturbed. Restlessness or BP problem may trigger you and make your visit to the doctor. You may require proper sleep and the support of near and dear ones. A positive approach will serve the purpose and put life into you. On the career front, there is nothing much new, the things are moving as usual. Though the fear of stagnating your career or profession will trouble you, this is a temporary phase as the week progresses you will find positive results. With your wisdom and experience, you keep on moving ahead and achieve the desired results. On the relationship front, you will enjoy the quiet powers inherent in you. You will be able to influence your partner through diplomatic conversation.
Lucky number 3
Lucky colour Peach
Lucky day Wednesday
Libra - Sep 23 - Oct 23
This week your card foresees healing and rejuvenation. Those suffering from an injury or other physical ailments will find quick recovery. There are times in our lives when we must accept inevitable change and allow things to come to a natural end. Every negative note has its positive end too. On the career front, there is a good message on the card. A comeback of your old and trusted employee who was supposed to be the backbone of your profession is indicated. Venues are open for those too who want to expand their business or start a new venture. Time spent on academic pursuits will pay good results now. On the relationship front, love is difficult and confusing this week. Sticking to old beliefs may spoil your relations. Avoid third-party intervention.
Lucky number 12
Lucky colour Golden
Lucky day Sunday
Scorpio - Oct 23 - Nov 22
This week your inner and outer conflicts may bring negative effects on your healthy lifestyle and routine work. You have different opinions of your own like how you should approach your current circumstances. Your career life seems challenging this week. This is a perfect time to clear away the fog. This is also a good time to set your goals and targets and work on the system. The win will come after a struggle. Your great insight may work in your favour. A breakthrough success is on the card. On the relationship front, you will follow tradition instead of your heart. The conventions and traditions are overpowering you and you seek the answer from a guru or senior person. This week you may be spiritually more inclined and worldly pleasures, love and emotions take a back seat.
Lucky number 2
Lucky colour Indigo
Lucky day Tuesday
Sagittarius - Nov 22 - Dec 22
This week you will possess a new-found power and energy to create a fresh lifecycle for yourself. You have control over your desires like excess food, drinks and any other addiction which is harmful to your health. You realize the importance of balancing factors in life and your body is in tune with the five elements of nature. On the career front, you may have experienced setbacks that now you feel suspicious of others. The turning point will come when you can leave the past behind you and develop a more open mind about the future. This is the time to think positive and move ahead. On the personal front, confrontation is likely between love couples. Do not let emotion get in the way, rather, use fact and logic to make your decisions.
Lucky number 9
Lucky colour Green
Lucky day Friday
Capricorn - Dec 22 - Jan 20
This week you are taking a moderated approach to life right now, and are true to your commitments. You have understood that you need a routine and a careful regime if you want to achieve your goals. It may not necessarily be a very interesting or exciting period. You are not hesitant in spending money in a gym, meditation, following nutritive diets etc to be in good health and fitness. These efforts will pay you well. On the work front, you will feel stability in your profession. Experience and skills will be the forte to achieve your desired goals. Advice from a senior person in a job/business will be very helpful. On the personal front, you may get too emotional and possessive in your relationship which may be the cause of irritation and separation. Care and compassion for near and are indicated.
Lucky number 4
Lucky colour Red
Lucky day Wednesdau
Aquarius - Jan 20 - Feb 18
Those putting on weight may need to get health-conscious. You will understand the value of money, and health and have your plans to be in harmony with nature to maintain good health. Walking, breathing and prayers for mental and physical healing are on the card. On the career front, some other issues than career will take priority this week. You either have little time or feel lethargic in your profession. Hard work and efforts put in the last week are not so rewarding. This is a temporary phase. On the personal front, something special is likely to be celebrated this week. You feel emotionally contended and find a healthy relationship. You have full faith in your partner. This is the time when mutual understanding between the two is great and the strengthening of the relationship is indicated.
Lucky number 18
Lucky colour Orange
Lucky day Saturday
Pisces - Feb 18 - March 20
This week you have the command over your body. There is a balance between mind, body and soul. You are putting a solid foundation for the health regime and plan to follow it strictly. You are very energetic, enthusiastic and full of life. Your farsightedness will pay you rich dividends. This is the time to enjoy good food and live a healthy life both mentally and physically. On the career front, new job offers and opportunities in business will broaden your horizon. If expansion in the business is the plan, this is the right time. Good finances, income and gains through the ancestral property are indicated. On the relationship front, those contemplating marriage may start browsing the market for a suitable bride or groom. Be guard of your temptations and addiction. A step to spiritualism may prove to be the saviour.
Lucky number 11
Lucky colour White
Lucky day Monday
Rajasthan Royals on Friday entered the final of Indian Premier League with a seven-wicket win over Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Qualifier 2 here. Jos Buttler top-scored for RR with 106 not out as they chased down the target of 158 with 11 balls to spare. For RCB, Josh Hazlewood was the most successful bowler with figures of 2/23. Earlier, RCB posted 157 for 8 after being asked to bat. Rajat Patidar top-scored for RCB with 58 while captain...
The female of the species can be the harbingers of real change at the grassroots level influencing families and their immediate environs. Our cover story is about an initiative that allowed village women to weave carpets at their doorstep. While they could continue to look after their homes and hearths, their carpets travelled the world to decorate plush houses on every continent. The ramifications were numerous. Women empowerment, sustainable practises and a unique initiative were a few. In effect, all these catapulted a truly Indian brand on the international map.
On the travel front, one of our explorers ditched Goa in favour of the serene Bekal... and was rewarded with rest recuperation and more. Another traveller took off to Mauritius, which thrives on the beauty of coexistence and a melange of different influences to create an amalgam that is unique to the country. Sometimes, the best destinations are discovered by chance. One of our travellers happened to find one such paradise close to the capital.
Our celebrity interviewee, Aline Dobbie, returns annually to India renew the one of her birth to renew her connections and write insightful travel books.
At The India Art Fair, we narrow down a few galleries and the artists they display which are worth a dekko while our expert mixologists have some on offer for you to sip on. Beauty regimens need to change with the weather. We have some simple tips and tricks for hair and skincare which actually work.
All this and more in this edition.