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Aries - March 21 - April 20
This week you are strong and try to follow the resolutions related to your health. Healthy diet, exercise, adequate rest and spirituality — all are on your checklist. You may have an adventurous spirit to keep you motivated. Creative pursuits will be satisfying. You are likely to step out of your comfort zone. In terms of your career, you may face issues related to equality and justice. You may become accountable for your choices. If everything proceeds with fairness and integrity, the outcome should be positive. It would be in your best interest to look at things from others’ point of view as well. Relations are demanding and need your time and attention. You have to maintain balance between work and relationship.
Lucky number 22
Lucky colour Red
Lucky day Wednesday
Taurus - April 20 - May 21
This week you will feel healing and rejuvenating energy around you. The purity and bundle of energy will enhance your creativity. Positive thought will easily come to you. Ensure you continue with your health regime. Exercise like gym or yoga will add extra charm to your personality. Those who are having health issues are likely to recover, but it is advisable to still consult a doctor. Career wise, you are creative, original, and free from restrictions imposed by ideas and criticisms. How you speak your mind is as important as what you say. For some of you, promotion, salary hike or desirable transfer is on the cards. This is a very eventful week in all aspects. In a relationship, you are making lot of efforts. Be very clear about your boundaries and preferences.
Lucky number 18
Lucky colour Green
Lucky day Friday
Gemini - May 21 - June 21
This week, you are going to be physically attractive to others. You will experience immense energy and vitality. You are likely to enjoy sports and adventurous activities, spas and sauna baths. Ensure you follow a strict health regime like diet and exercise. A brief vacation to enjoy the energy is indicated on the cards. On the career front, there could be frequent journeys which may open great avenues for your professional growth. Those who are appearing for an interview or competitive exam, stars are favorable. Patience and persistence will help resolve business-related issues. You are likely to face some challenges in terms of relationship. Accusation and misunderstandings between the married couples are indicated. For singles, this is not the right time.
Lucky number 12
Lucky colour Golden
Lucky day Sunday
Cancer - June 21 - Jul 23
This week your health is good and you will be emotionally balanced and in control. In case you face any health issues, then stay calm because you will deal with them successfully. Treat your mind and body with care and compassion. At the work front, things are good for you. You should empathise with your colleagues and understand their point of view. This will bring positivity in your work environment. The role of senior woman is indicated — taking her help or advice will be beneficial in your project. For those awaiting interview results, good news is on the cards. Your love life is in a very good phase. You and your partner are serious about the relationship and have a caring and a protective feeling for each other. Ensure you take some time out of your work and spend it with your partner.
Lucky number 9
Lucky colour Orange
Lucky day Saturday
Leo - Jul 23 - Aug 23
This week, there is an upswing in your energy and vitality. Those who are facing health issues need to relax; a new and improvised mode of healing or a healer will come into your life this week. Maintain a positive attitude and help will be available if you seek it. On the work front, you need to control your overambitious nature else you may find yourself in a conflict. It is very important that you respect the feelings of your colleagues otherwise you have to struggle your way out in your professional life. Be careful of whom you trust at this time because betrayal from a colleague or a business partner is indicated. Make sure your behaviour is impeccable. In terms of relationships, you will doubt your own capabilities and will underestimate yourself. You may feel insecure.
Lucky number 6
Lucky colour Pink
Lucky day Friday
Virgo - Aug 23 - Sep 23
Constant worry about your health will keep you in stress and anxiety. It is important that you treat yourself well. Ensure you have adequate sleep, proper food and ample amount of water intake. Also, maintain a positive attitude. Follow meditation and breathing exercises to keep your mind calm. Career wise, the situations are not favourable. You are bound to face some challenges. Do not hesitate to ask for help from your trusted ones. Miracles happen every day and you must believe in them. Focus on your work and do your bit; the situation will improve for the better. Those in a relationship will face conflict with the partner. Others’ views on your love life may cause tension and worry in your relationship. In such a case, be open to what comes your way.
Lucky number 13
Lucky colour Blue
Lucky day Thursday
Libra - Sep 23 - Oct 23
This week, happiness and prosperity is on the cards. Good news is awaiting, and you will have reasons to feel good and enjoy life. You will have a sense contentment at material and spiritual world and make you feel enthusiastic towards life. You will be full of energy and will enjoy the good health. Settlement in a new house, cooperation from the young ones in the house or support and encouragement from the spouse is indicated on the cards. Healthy environment at work place is likely. Your colleague or a close friend will need your attention. By the end of the week, you may ponder over your accomplishments and bring some improvement in your schedule. Some of you may travel long distance to a foreign land. Singles, you need to be clear about what you want from a relationship.
Lucky number 11
Lucky colour White
Lucky day Monday
Scorpio - Oct 23 - Nov 22
You need some speedy changes in your schedule as the situation has changed and you have to fulfill the needs of the present state you are in. Pregnant ladies need medical examination to clear some doubts and to lead a normal and stress-free life. You are likely to be appreciated at your workplace and should be feeling comfortable there, at least to a large degree even if you don't particularly like your job. Feel blessed and happy as you get the support of your loved ones. An auspicious ceremony may be organised; your marriage could be fixed or romance also is likely to be going very well although in a pretty traditional way these energies will work best for you if you can conduct yourself in whatever way someone in your shoes is expected to be.
Lucky number 22
Lucky colour Orange
Lucky day Sunday
Sagittarius - Nov 22 - Dec 22
Old habits die hard; this would be the time to check your interests and way of living. Temptations and desires would take front seat this week resulting in some disorders and imbalance on the health front. Worry, stress, and anxiety are very likely to be affecting your life now. Your financial situation will improve. You may start a new project or completion of an important project will give you satisfaction as well as money. You can see the road ahead and make the right choices. Make new friends and share your ideas. Seniors will praise you for your positive approach. You work very hard to earn recognition and money. You may have to think seriously about certain issues. If you are currently committed, your workload or that of your partner may be interfering with the relationship.
Lucky number 5
Lucky colour Black
Lucky day Thursday
Capricorn - Dec 22 - Jan 20
Overall health is alright this week. Make time to examine what you are really feeling, down deep. Anger and negative emotions can take a toll on your body. Allow yourself to feel what you feel, but let those feelings go in a positive way. Worrying about your job is not going to help matters. Focus on what you can control. If you are looking for work, think positively, and don't hesitate to ask for help in your search. Court issues if any might get aggravate this week, so don’t press spouse into doing something that he or she dislikes. In relationships, your partner may be very inquisitive and demanding. Be honest with him/her. If you are single, you will meet someone you will be attracted to this week. Do not be hasty with your moves. Judge the person and act accordingly.
Lucky number 28
Lucky colour Yellow
Lucky day Tuesday
Aquarius - Jan 20 - Feb 18
Bring balance between work and family, body and mind. You are very imaginative and spend lot of time in thinking, dreaming and weaving stories. The desires and passions could increase this week, making you a weak person. Your efficiency may go down. The things will keep on moving as per your desires giving you much scope and hopes for the future. Be prepared for a surprise. You may be granted scholarship for your higher education abroad. This week does not augur well for matters of the heart. You may feel emotionally hurt and broken. Love and relationships could be disheartening to the extent that you decide to stay alone. You are at risk to become overly absorbed in the loss and the surrounding emotions that you lose sight of the need to just let go and move on. Do it before it’s too late.
Lucky number 12
Lucky colour Pastel pink
Lucky day Saturday
Pisces - Feb 18 - March 20
You find that things are going all right and are up to the satisfaction level. You enjoy good health, food and entertainment. Prosperity, progress and happiness could be enjoyed. There may be auspicious ceremony at home conception, birth of child, marriage, engagement, or spiritual enlightenment. You establish yourself wherever you are, whether in business or job. This is the time when your teamwork is being appreciated and acknowledged. Your leadership qualities are being watched and so are your potentials. You make good rapport with your colleagues and seniors. You are likely to make something commendable in relationship area this week. After the investment of time, energy and money things going well for the person that you have your heart set on.
Lucky number 9
Lucky colour Silver
Lucky day Thursday
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Culture Crawl -- It may be the power centre for lobbyists but it does anchor a lot of history and evolution and encourages our interpretation of it.
Director's Lens -- Satyajit Ray has left behind not just films but also a sizeable number of photographs that were taken during his travels across the world.
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