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Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan conducted State-level review of the situation of corona in the State and the work being carried out in preventing infection. Through video conferencing, he sought district-wise information from all the district collectors of the State and instructed them to make serious efforts in preventing corona...
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Aries - March 21 - April 20
This week your health will be good. If you are facing health challenges, be supportive of yourself and love your body. Listen to your body. Turn to women with strong feminine energy to help you heal at this time. Think positively and trust in the universe’s healing energy. On the career front, things are looking good. You will be able to achieve quite a lot in a short time. You will be busy, active and sustain your creative vision even in the time of adversity. The best part is that you will be focused on your goals while being friendly and optimistic to those around you. On the personal front, this is an excellent time for you. Unpleasant times are over and there is great potential for happiness in the future.
Lucky number 8
Lucky colour Pastel colours
Lucky day Wednesday
Taurus - April 20 - May 21
This week discipline and logic will be the mantra for your health. You will display self-control in managing your health. If you have still not started then this is the right time to do so. Those suffering from an ailment must layout a diet plan or an exercise regime that suits their body well. You are likely to bring comfort to those around you through your attitude. Professionally, this is an excellent time for you. You will learn to trust yourself and your abilities. You have a strong desire to make the necessary changes that will put you on the path to success. On the relationship front, you are likely to feel disconnected. It is important to let your partner know about this feeling. It may be helpful if you simply spend some time apart.
Lucky number 22
Lucky colour Blue
Lucky day Sunday
Gemini - May 21 - June 21
This week you may neglect your health — physical as well as emotional. This is the time to change that pattern and look at more healthy lifestyle choices. You need to take out quality time for yourself — to rest and rebuild your physical, mental and spiritual energies. Career-wise, this period will be crucial. You will be offered a new project or venture. You will feel very enthusiastic about pursuing it. Just go for it and get it started. This is the time to use the creative energies and channelise your inspiration to get the desired results. On the personal front, keep your balance in every way that you can. Stay mindful of ‘give-and-take’ required for all relationships. Pay attention to both your partner and your ideas and share them.
Lucky number 12
Lucky colour Red
Lucky day Thursday
Cancer - June 21 - Jul 23
Increasing the magnitude of a fitness plan is sure to bring excellent results. Any health challenges that you face at this time will be tackled well by you. Your mental energies are also well-directed and controlled. You must use this time well. On the professional front, things are not looking that great. Do not panic and take some time off to re-evaluate your situation and what you want out of your job. You must seek answers from within and should be open to taking help from a career counsellor. This will help you to see a fresh perspective on your current situation. Your romantic relationship is likely to go well. You must embrace change and take a long-term view of your future.
Lucky number 11
Lucky colour Brown
Lucky day Monday
Leo - Jul 23 - Aug 23
This week you need to pay very close attention to your emotions. You may be forced to consider a health plan which you are currently avoiding. It may be taking a test or getting that surgery or plain following a fitness plan. Whatever it is, seek opinions, feedback, and get to know the key information. Also, positive thinking and balanced behaviour are crucial now. On the work front, things will go well. If you are already employed, then there are chances for upward mobility. It all depends on whether you utilise your thoughts and conquer your fears to use them for your and everyone else’s highest good. On the relationship front, you are well aware of issues that exist in your relationship. The good part is that you are not letting them affect you.
Lucky number 19
Lucky colour Black
Lucky day Saturday
Virgo - Aug 23 - Sep 23
This week you will feel exceptionally good. You will be filled with gratitude and humility. Share it with others, as you get back what you give out. You will be feeling upbeat about your future. Give thought to how you may support and continue this good health. Professionally, you will be happy as you reach the point of accomplishing the goals at the workplace or completing a certain project. However, on the downside, you might get weighed down by the responsibilities and commitments that come with it. Take time out for rest. On the relationship front, you are likely to question the existence of your relationship. The decision is sure to have consequences which will affect your present and your future.
Lucky number 12
Lucky colour Yellow
Lucky day Thursday
Libra - Sep 23 - Oct 23
Being in control of your emotions will serve you well on the health front. Treat your body with care and compassion. Any news related to health will be good. If at all you face illness, take the doctor’s care and trust medicine completely. Professionally, you may be presented with a dilemma at your workplace which demands action or decision. Analyse all the available information before you choose the right path. Your value system may be challenged, in that case, stay true to you and be as genuine and authentic as possible. There may be an easy choice available; you need to ask yourself whether it is the right choice for you in the long run. On the relationship front, you are likely to make a positive start. Do not hesitate to speak your mind to your partner.
Lucky number 13
Lucky colour Peach
Lucky day Tuesday
Scorpio - Oct 23 - Nov 22
On the health front, your biggest success will be based on how you conduct your everyday affairs. You need to start with the basics. Ensure that you are eating right, getting enough sleep and adequate exercise. Make gradual progress. On the career front, things will be going well for you. You are filled with inspiration and the universe is by your side. But to get actual results, you need to act as well. You may have been through setbacks and failures in the past but now there is a promise for a bright future. You have it in you to make positive career changes, so go for it. Relationship wise, this is a very good time for you. Those who are committed will move to the next level. You are likely to have a peaceful and happy love life.
Lucky number 14
Lucky colour Green
Lucky day Friday
Sagittarius - Nov 22 - Dec 22
This week do not compromise on the health front as you tend to become inflexible in your approach. Analyse how you are dealing with health issues because chances are you are resistant to changing your ways for the good. You have established your way of living and are following the tried and tested ways. Don’t be rigid in getting things done your way. At work, it is crucial that you have focus and determination to achieve your goals. Chances are that you will be faced with difficulties and others may try to limit you. Be confident and work hard to overcome any opposition. On the personal front, the potential for new beginnings in relationships or renewal is on the cards. If you are already committed then you will find a deeper spiritual meaning with your partner.
Lucky number 21
Lucky colour White
Lucky day Monday
Capricorn - Dec 22 - Jan 20
This week your health will be good. You have been through challenges and are feeling much stronger. With positive health comes happiness in other aspects of life. You will feel that you have come a full circle whether it is career or relationships. Professionally, you will be surprised at how well things are going for you. This period will be marked by the end of any problems that you have been experiencing, especially related to your interaction with others. A compromise will be found which will create a harmonious environment. On the personal front, it is time for a breakthrough moment in which you feel very inspired and motivated about your relationship with your partner. Ensure you express yourself and know how to use this creative energy.
Lucky number 15
Lucky colour Grey
Lucky day Friday
Aquarius - Jan 20 - Feb 18
Anxiety and stress are likely to affect your life this week. You will feel let down by some health challenges. It may be a minor illness or test results that you are waiting for. More than your external situation, it is the troubled psychological state that is bothering you. Stop worrying about what will happen in the future and think about what needs to be done. On the career front, you are on the verge of completing a project, but face a set back at the last minute. Know that you have the inner resources to overcome any difficulty or challenge. Be resilient as you will be opposed by hidden enemies. On the relationship front, you may be confused in deciding whether to stay with your beloved or move on. The decision will affect both your present and future.
Lucky number 10
Lucky colour Golden
Lucky day Sunday
Pisces - Feb 18 - March 20
This week you have all the positive energy to take good care of yourself and upgrade your health. However, it depends on how well you channelise this energy for your good. This is a period of self-transformation. On the work front, things are not very clear. It is a time when something is not what it appears to be. Practice active listening to make sure that you and your co-workers understand each other perfectly. Some of you may feel lost as you are unsure of your destination. Be calm and let your intuition guide you to success. On the personal front, this is the time to renew your love life. Express yourself to your partner and see how it works in deepening your relationship. You are ready to explore different aspects of your relationship.
Lucky number 17
Lucky colour Sky Blue
Lucky day Wednesday
One more patient succumbed to coronavirus in Ladakh, taking the death toll to 58 in the Union Territory, while the infection tally reached 4,103 with 10 fresh cases, officials said on Monday. Fourteen patients were discharged after being cured of the contagion during the past 24 hours, they said. With the death of one more patient from COVID-19 in Kargil district, the total number of fatalities in Ladakh has gone up to 58 -- 34 in Kargil...
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