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5 Ways to Have a Successful Relationship

Everyone says love hurts, but that isn’t true. Loneliness hurts. Rejection hurts. Losing someone hurts. Envy hurts. Everyone gets these things confused with love, but in reality love is the only thing in this world that covers up all the pain and makes someone feel wonderful again. Be it a friendship or a love relationship, letting someone go is a …

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Acid Attack Survivor Laxmi is a Mother of 7 Month Old Pihu

Can love happen twice? It definitely can. So has been the case with Laxmi, an Indian campaigner with Stop Acid Attacks and an acid attack survivor, herself. After meeting the love of her life, Mr. Alok Dixit, journalist turned social activist; Laxmi has been blessed with a baby daughter. Laxmi and her beloved partner Alok have recently shared their biggest …

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Let Your Horoscope Help You Pick the Right Dog

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Who can deny the pleasure of having a lovable, furry animal welcome you home every night and sit by your side through all those bad moments? Many of you have spent days longing to have a pet dog at home. Yet when that day finally comes, the day that you finally manage to get the sanction of the entire family …

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10 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Blend

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There are so many things we can blend in our kitchens that we often look beyond them. Making smoothies and juices is a way of life nowadays. However, there are few other things besides veggies and juices that can be blended in your kitchen quite seamlessly. In fact, blending these things could make your diet healthier and your life easier …

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Beauty Secrets: How to use coffee for your skin and hair

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Coffee is not touted to be a wonder bean, for nothing! This small bean has more to offer than meets the eye. You already know that this power drink is a great energizer to kick start your day. But, did you know that the same cup of Joe can enhance your beauty? Yes, a mug of piping hot coffee helps …

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Story behind not washing hair on Thursdays

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Superstitions and myths are commonplace in India and have been passed from one generation to next. Even today, in the 21st century, these superstitions and myths have a place in people’s life and many follow them blindly. Every single day of the week has different practises and customs that have been followed since time immemorial. Some of them are eating …

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The Festival Dusserah: A Celebration of Faith and Beliefs

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Dusserah is a celebration of nine days dedicated to nine forms of Goddess Durga in India. It is also named as Vijayadashami or Navratri as it is celebrated on the tenth day of Ashvin month, according to the Hindu calendar. Mostly it falls on the month of September or October. This is a celebration of the victory of Lord Rama, …

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Ten less known dishes of Dussehra

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Dussehra is a fascinating festival celebrated all across the country under different names like Navartri, Durgostav, Dassara, Vijay Dash, etc. This ten-day festival falls in the lunar month of Ashwin (usually in September or October) from the Shukla PakshaPratipada (the next of the New moon day of Bhadrapada) to the Dashami or the tenth day of Ashwin. It is the …

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All about Navaratri and the many bhogs offered to Maa Durga

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Navratri is one of the most popular and biggest festivals in India after Diwali. The festival welcomes Maa Durga and starts nine days preceding VijayaDashmi or Dussehra exactly a day after PitrumokshaAmavasya.  These nine days are considered highly auspicious during which the Goddess is worshipped and different prasadam or naivedya is offered to her. Goddess Durga fought for nine days …

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Cumin for your kids? Good or Bad?

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Cumin, or Jeera seed, is an Indian spice that is used in a number of dishes. It is very famous for its medicinal benefits, pungent aroma as well as its hot and spicy taste. It is used as an ingredient in India to prepare many dishes like soups, curries and sauces. This spice gives dishes an aromatic and yummy taste. …

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M.F. Hussain’s Controversial Paintings

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M.F. Hussain was one of the most popular painting artists in India. He was born in the year 1915 in a village in Maharashtra in a Muslim family. Forbes magazine referred this artist as the “Picasso of India” few years ago. While Hussain had no formal training in painting, his art was very popular and some of them extremely controversial. …

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10 Healthy Habits That Are Unhealthy For Your Body

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Did you know that all not all healthy habits are necessarily good for you? We are bombarded constantly with so-called tips to keep ourselves healthy, whether they are from parents or magazines. However, the truth is that you need to think carefully and reassess some of the “healthy habits” that you have been taught as they may do more harm …

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10 Exercises That Burn More Calories than Running

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Running is one of the highest calorie-burning exercises a person can engage in. However, it  isn’t everyone’s cup of tea. Running is a high-impact exercise, so sometimes it can be very painful if you have knee issues. If running isn’t your favourite activity, there are plenty of other exercises that can help you torch calories at a lightning fast rate. …

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Top 10 free Antivirus in 2015

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Having a PC without security solution installed is nearly out of bounds for any user nowadays. Given the way hackers and malware creators have become active, you need a capable anti-virus software on your desktop or laptop. However, it does not necessarily mean you will have to churn out a hefty amount and buy antivirus or PC security software to …

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Sony Xperia M5 Dual: Mid-Range Flagship Gets Most Things Right

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Sony has gone through a rather rough patch in the smartphone sector. Its last few offeringsat the top end segment got critical acclaim but did little to boost the market share of the Japanese technology giant. Withresurgent rivals like Motorola eating at its share and new contenders like Xiaomi and Lenovogrowingstronger, Sony is trying its best to geta foothold in …

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