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At-home facials that can turn your skin around

Every once in a while you should indulge in an at-home facial to ease out the constant tension and stress that your skin feels. Long hours of screen time and a lax schedule can very much impact your skin, which is why you must take out some time to do more than cleansing-toning-moisturising. We got you some expert tips on some at-home facials that you can make use of during this quarantinr period and even otherwise.

30 Oct 2020 11:45 am
Eat jaggery and black gram to boost immunity

Foods that we eat every day are naturally dense in nutrients and possess qualities that can help to heal all kinds of illnesses. You just need to have the right food at the right time.

30 Oct 2020 11:45 am
6 flours to eat during winter season

Here are six types of flours which will help in keeping your immunity and gut health on an all time high.

30 Oct 2020 11:30 am
Zodiac signs who prefer physical dates over virtual dates

Virtual dating seems like the norm during this pandemic period of lockdown, but it isn't quite for everyone. When it comes to astrology, some signs will rather pause their dating life until they can charm someone in person. Now that more people are leaving the house, it's time to get back out there. And the below-mentioned zodiac signs are going to make a dating comeback post-quarantine.

30 Oct 2020 11:30 am
Signs your relationship can turn violent because of a toxic partner

Toxic partners in a relationship can emotionally and physically destroy you. Often they are mentally unstable and extremely toxic. Their basic instincts are to dominate and manipulate their partner so that only they can keep them forever.

29 Oct 2020 7:45 pm
Genelia's pantsuit is proof she stopped ageing after 20

She's a young mother to two handsome boys, but Indian actress Genelia D'Souza seems to be beating age with every passing day. Well, she doesn't look a day older than 20 and her latest photoshoot is proof of the fact! The actress is heating up the internet with her chic style and we are loving every bit of it.

29 Oct 2020 5:45 pm
How many squats should you do in a day?

The super simple and effective bodyweight exercise targets all the major muscle groups of the lower body, including the one that is difficult to reach.

29 Oct 2020 11:45 am
My COVID story: Here is my experience of isolating with my newborn

Dr. Harshada Iyer was looking forward to celebrating her newborn's 6th month birthday when she and her husband both tested COVID positive. Her husband had to isolate separately while she quarantined with her little one. Here she shares a checklist for new parents who get tested with the dreaded virus.

29 Oct 2020 11:45 am
Zodiac signs who make the best travel buddies

Trips are more fun when you tag along with people who make it lively, interesting and quirky. Planning about future trips can be your favourite pastime too, skimming through websites and magazine pages and oh! You can almost feel the breeze. So, here are a few zodiac signs and their travel buddies signs!

29 Oct 2020 9:45 am
The right time to have dinner to lose weight

Nothing is more satisfying than sitting for a nice wholesome dinner after a long hectic day.

28 Oct 2020 11:45 pm
Top reasons why married people cheat

Top reasons why married people cheat

28 Oct 2020 5:45 pm
Kriti Sanon wore a phulkari lehenga with a twist

The gorgeous star picked a multi-coloured phulkari lehenga from their collection. Her peach-hued lehenga featured phulkari work in bright colours like aqua blue, green and pink. Kriti styled this voluminous skirt with a sleeveless blouse and matching dupatta. The head-turning lehenga is crafted with organic cotton, making it a sustainable choice.

28 Oct 2020 5:45 pm
Famous Indian celebrities who have adopted children

Famous Indian celebrities who have adopted children

28 Oct 2020 4:43 pm
Who are more prone to long COVID?

Nearly 1 in 4 patients can continue to have lingering side-effects post recovery from novel coronavirus, which can be mild, moderate in nature or cause severe neurological deficits in the long run.

28 Oct 2020 3:45 pm
Urvashi's look was costlier than Neha's lehenga

Former beauty queen, Urvashi Rautela loves hitting the headlines. Whether it's with her award show appearances or red carpet looks, the diva is always making news. And right now, she's making noise for a very expensive lehenga.

28 Oct 2020 1:45 pm
Can small gatherings spread COVID-19? Things to know

With resurgence of cases during the festive season, experts are now warning that even small gatherings can fuel COVID-19.

28 Oct 2020 11:45 am
These zodiac sign pairings are ideal for marriage

Have you come across a married couple who's still happy and hopelessly in love even after many years of being married? Do you wonder what they know that the rest of us don't? Who you are attracted to, what your needs are in a relationship and your most compatible personality types can all be seen in your zodiac sign. Although having a compatible zodiac sign doesn't guarantee a long-lasting marriage, it can surely help. That being said, here are zodiac couples whose marriage compatibility is off

28 Oct 2020 9:45 am
Vidya's red kurta is perfect for Karwachauth

If you're a new bride, who is looking for some sartorial inspiration, then we've got you covered. Take a cue from Bollywood actress Vidya Balan, who loves to deck up in traditional attire every now and then. Be it saris, kurtas or lehengas, she keeps wooing us with her sartorial choices. Currently, we're loving her latest kurta look, which is red and so regal, just perfect for a festival.

28 Oct 2020 9:30 am
Know how safe is late pregnancy

Considered unhealthy previously, a high number of women are opting to have babies in their 40s.

28 Oct 2020 8:30 am
The secret vitamin that can help you lose weight in winter

We all know the winter season makes it difficult to lose weight.

28 Oct 2020 7:45 am
Why women feel pressured to get married

Youve probably rejected your mother's pleas a million times when it comes to looking for rishtas aka marriage. Countless WhatsApp photos of guys, or a sudden, surprised meeting of the guy and his family, coordinated with your parents are not really common.

27 Oct 2020 7:45 pm
5 ways men can experiment with scarves

Whether it is to protect yourself from the cold weather or you need a statement accessory, every man requires a scarf or two in his wardrobe. And, now as the winter season is approaching, it's time to get creative with your scarf draping styles. Be it a casual or business look, learn stylish ways to wear a scarf. Here's a look at five ways you can wear a scarf and beat the chill in style.

27 Oct 2020 7:45 pm
Tamannaah wore a gorgeous cotton lehenga

Tamannaah Bhatia is not only a great performer but also a charming fashionista who keeps surprising us with her interesting sartorial picks and her latest lehenga look is trending for its sheer beauty and price tag!

27 Oct 2020 3:45 pm
The combined terror of pollution and COVID

Currently, the National Capital Region is witnessing bad quality of air due to various reasons including agricultural residue burning. If precautions are taken well in advance for winters, when air pollution would be on its peak, population health management would face a very tough task to cope up with pollution-triggered diseases and COVID-19. It would be a double whammy for the residents of Delhi.

27 Oct 2020 3:45 pm
Parent-child zodiac pair that don't get along

Unlike any other relationship, the bond between a parent and a child is one in a million. However, like every other relationship, it is full of conflicts, disagreements and unsatisfactory emotions. While every parent is different in approaching their kids, similarly every child is distinct in their ways of responding to their parents approach.

27 Oct 2020 1:45 pm
My COVID story: I had a severe kind of throbbing headache

Geetha Sundar had to travel to Chennai from Mumbai for a death in her family. Within 4 days of her return, she experienced dry cough which was followed by running nose, loss of smell and extreme lethargy.

27 Oct 2020 11:45 am
Zodiac signs who love to cuddle

Human comfort and love are one of the most intimate moments in life. Being able to snuggle in comfortably with your partner is what all couples should aspire to do. After all, a relationship is all about intimate moments and making your partner feel special. Cuddling can be a great way to destress after a busy, mindful day. So we bring to you these zodiac signs who love to cuddle and are great cuddlers!

27 Oct 2020 9:45 am
Bollywood stars show us how to style palazzo pants

Palazzos replaced skinny churidars and in very less time they've become a favourite of fashionistas. They are comfortable, roomy and add quite a flair to any look. It's the perfect kind of traditional separate that you can never own enough of. Here are a few Bollywood beauties that give us just the right fashion inspiration on how to style your palazzos.

27 Oct 2020 9:30 am
Detoxify your liver with these simple foods

Liver disease is one of the most common causes of death in India, as per the World Health Organization (WHO).

27 Oct 2020 1:45 am
Beauty secrets of British Royal family

When you have the world's eyes on you, you don't have a choice about whether you want your skin to look flawless and glowing or not, it's a part of your job. We're talking about the royals, who are always seen reflecting their healthy glowing skin whenever they make an appearance. A leading aesthetics practitioner, who previously served the Buckingham Palace made some revelations on all the things that the royal ladies do to achieve a glowing radiance.

26 Oct 2020 9:45 pm
Kajol's white sari is our festive pick

When it comes to flaunting saris, nobody can beat Kajol at rocking the nine/six yard drape. Right now, we are crushing on Kajol's latest sari look which you can't afford to miss if you love saris.

26 Oct 2020 7:45 pm
What counts as close contact to Covid-19?

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently redefined and updated the guidelines pertaining to who is and should be considered a 'close contact' to someone with Covid-19. Considering the continuous effects of the novel coronavirus, many new findings have come to the surface, since the first outbreak of the deadly virus earlier this year.

26 Oct 2020 7:25 pm
Why women feel jealous of their moms-in-law

Why women feel jealous of their mothers-in-law

26 Oct 2020 3:45 pm
Malaika Arora opens up about her battle with COVID

Malaika, 47, tested positive for COVID-19 in the middle of September. While the actress only suffered from mild symptoms and was put under home isolation, the two weeks isolation time was excruciatingly tough for her, mentally and physically.

26 Oct 2020 3:45 pm
Children can be long COVID haulers too

While it was assumed that the post-COVID fatigue only impacted adults, case studies have now shown that even the little ones can be COVID long haulers. It could be yet another way how COVID impacts children differently than adults.

26 Oct 2020 3:30 pm
Ways to give your legs a smoother finish

There's always so much spoken about skincare for the upper body parts. But if you are specifically looking for smoother, shinier limbs, we might have something for you to read and practice

26 Oct 2020 11:45 am
My COVID story: It started with my baby developing high fever

Priyanka Khanapure was excited about ringing in her son's birthday with close family but his sudden fever followed by their testing positive put a damper on their original plan. Here she shares her COVID story.

26 Oct 2020 11:45 am
5 ways to make Poha in breakfast

Poha is a versatile pantry ingredient that is a perfect breakfast material. It is loaded with fibre, probiotics and healthy carbohydrates to give your day an energetic kickstart. The flaky and light beaten rice can be transformed into a variety of flavourful and aromatic dishes.

26 Oct 2020 9:45 am
How to get your toddlers brush their teeth

It's a tough daily battle when you have to drag your kids to brush their teeth every morning.

26 Oct 2020 8:30 am
Is your cough because of a COVID-19 or pollution?

Having respiratory problems at a time when a pandemic is surging across the world isn't the most convenient. We tell you the real differences between symptoms of pollution and COVID-19, and when to seek help.

25 Oct 2020 11:45 am
5 zodiacs that make the best cooks

Cooking is an art and a good cook not only has a vast knowledge of the most delicious recipes in the world but knows how to intricately work each ingredient effectively. They have magic in their hands! Some take years of practice or some learn cooking over the Summer period, and this profession has been praised by many. One has to be really keen, observant, have a quality sense of aesthetics and taste to become a really good cook. Hence, we have rounded up a few zodiac signs that can be really g

25 Oct 2020 9:45 am
Tharoor's book in a Punjabi movie

MP and author Shashi Tharoor replied to a tweet about his book being featured in a movie Uda Aida.

24 Oct 2020 11:45 am
These zodiac signs are best friends for life

From being the shoulder to cry on to sharing midnight cookies and watching Netflix, best friends are there for it all. You dont need to explain yourselves to them, because they will always be there and understand you, no matter what. You are each others priority when it comes to friendships and values and that bond is so precious and beautiful, that it needs to be saved for life. So, we bring to you these zodiac signs who are BFFs for life!

24 Oct 2020 9:45 am
6 married women share embarrassing 'Vidaai' moments

A lot of us feel overwhelmed at weddings, especially during the vidaai ceremony. However, not all vidaai functions are about tears and choked up emotions. We spoke to 7 women to know about their most embarrassing moments during vidaai.

23 Oct 2020 7:45 pm
Kapil Dev suffers undergoes angioplasty

Veteran cricketer and former skipper, Kapil Dev recently suffered from a heart attack, following which he was rushed to the hospital and underwent an angioplasty in Delhi. While more news is awaited from the cricketer's side, fondly called, 'Haryana Hurricane', it is being reported that he is coping well after the surgery.

23 Oct 2020 7:41 pm
Facts about Booker Prize winner Aravind Adiga

As Aravind Adiga turns a year older today, here are some facts about the author that his readers must know. Read on!

23 Oct 2020 7:27 pm
Katrina looks gorgeous in a pretty floral dress

Her Instagram feed tells us she is enjoying herself at home, but that didn't stop Katrina Kaif from celebrating her first business anniversary. Well, her beauty label turned one recently and the stunner celebrated the milestone at home. And, no prizes for guessing that she looked super pretty.

23 Oct 2020 5:45 pm
How Venus transit in Virgo will affect health!

Venus is the astrological symbol of beauty, love, matrimonial harmony and fertility. It plays an important role in determining the fate of all astrological signs. While Venus has a powerful effect on sunsigns like Taurus and Libra, they remain debilitated in Virgo.

23 Oct 2020 5:08 pm
Marriage Traditions in India

Marriage Traditions in India

23 Oct 2020 3:45 pm