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Glam up your fusion look in festive season

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Navratri 2017: Best devotional songs to soak in the festivities of Durga Puja

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WATCH | Team India celebrate Manish Pandey's birthday after Kolkata ODI win
Manish Pandey got a surprise from his teammates on Thursday. Team India were in celebration mood after India beat Australia at the Eden Gardens to win the second one-day international to take a 2-0 lead in the five-match series on Thursday. But the celebrations did not just include the victory. Manish Pandey got a surprise from the Indian cricket team on his birthday on Thursday   Read More ...
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Anushka Sharma’s latest outfit is all things quirky and glam
Anushka Sharma is known for experimenting with her outfits, be it giving unusual twists to her desi wears or taking the ripped jeans trend to the next level. Yes, we are talking about that time when during the promotions of ‘Jab Harry Met Sejal’, she went all out with her sartorial choices. What we love about the ‘NH10’ actor is that she always keeps it interesting   Read More ...
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Vietnam War’s ‘Napalm Girl’ Sees Her Scars as ‘Beautiful’ Following Innovative Burn Treatment: ‘I Fought for My Life’
For more than 45 years, Kim Phuc has been known as “The Girl in the Picture.” The memories of June 8, 1972, follow her everywhere, from the convention halls where she now gives speeches to the doctor’s office in Florida where she gets laser treatments for the painful scars that wind across her body like timeworn lace. Ever since her agony was captured in a famous photo after she was burned by a Napalm blast in Vietnam at age 9, Phuc, now 54, dreamed of channeling that dark day into something that would bring hope and beauty into her life   Read More ...
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Loved Priyanka Chopra’s look at the Emmys? Here’s how you can get it too
Priyanka Chopra made quite a statement when she wore the Ralph Lauren trench-coat dress to Met Gala’s red carpet in May this year. It was exactly at that moment when we realised that the diva is here to slay and soon after, she proved us right with her killer appearances during the world tour promotions of Baywatch. Just when we thought she couldn’t do better, the actor once again made a splash at the Emmys in a white embellished Balmain gown, looking like the fierce fashion goddess she is   Read More ...
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Get rid of frizzy hair this winter season
To keep puffy hair in control, there are some tips and techniques which can help you achieve tamed, lustrous and groomed tresses, for instance, going for hair taming or systematizing your routine, say experts. Arpit Jain, Founder and Managing Director of Auraine Botanicals, doles out tips on how you can get rid of frizzy hair in the upcoming winter season. * Select the right conditioner for your hair: The right conditioner can be the best way to put moisture back into your frizzy curls   Read More ...
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Check that base
A couple of years ago, the brand head of a luxury cosmetic company shared an interesting little fact with me. According to research, Indian women spend far more on luxury makeup than skincare. This means that we won’t bat an eyelid before picking up a Dior lipstick but would still prefer to use a drugstore moisturiser. Well, to each their own I suppose   Read More ...
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The missing jobs
Not even a tenth of the 30.67 lakh youth who had received or were undergoing training under the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) as on early-July have obtained job placement offers, according to a report in this newspaper. The percentage could be even lower if actual placements, as opposed to offers, are taken. So, can this be seen as a failure of the Narendra Modi government’s flagship skills training and certification scheme? Jobs are not simply a function of the country’s workforce acquiring formal skills making them employable   Read More ...
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Man held for ‘killing’ infant daughter by throwing her into drain
A man was arrested for allegedly throwing his one-and-a-half-year-old daughter in a drain since she was keeping sick and would cry a lot, the police said on Thursday. The child’s body was recovered from the drain on Thursday, almost 56 hours after her father, who claimed to be inebriated, had thrown her in the drain in southeast Delhi’s Jamia Nagar. The police were informed on September 19 around midnight by Mofida Begum (32) that her husband Rashid Zamal (40) had kidnapped their daughter and took her to a secret location   Read More ...
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Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana flounders: 30 lakh trained in skills, less than 3 lakh get job offers
Written by Aanchal Magazine , Anil Sasi | New Delhi | Updated: September 21, 2017 7:06 am The government’s flagship skilling scheme, the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY), is struggling to achieve end-results. Data for the PMKVY scheme until the first week of July 2017 reveals that out of a total 30.67 lakh candidates who had been trained or were undergoing training across the country, less than a tenth — 2   Read More ...
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Glam up your fusion look in festive season
With the festive season around the corner, go for a fusion look which can make you stand out, instead of going for the mundane. Here are some tips from Vajor.com — a women’s wear fashion and lifestyle brand — on how to rock your festive dressing with fusion wear: * Fusion dresses: Offbeat dressing is what you should be looking at to ace your festive look the right way — from modest midi dresses with a hint of silver, embroidery work and prints, to an elegant, embellished maxi gown that can give everyone a run for their money   Read More ...
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Make a fashion statement with handlooms this festive season
For those who want to give a different twist to their festive wear, try the hand-painted kalamkari on handwoven fabrics or a Dhakai blouse with a Patan patola sari and grab eyeballs, suggest experts. Designers Mamata Reddy and Gaurang Shah have shared inputs: * Bright floral prints with traditional flowers and gajra is sure to grab attention. * Opt for traditional woven saris or outfits which represent the pomp and mood of the festival and each of the festivity that you choose to be part of   Read More ...
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Alia Bhatt and Jacqueline Fernandez’s travel style is next level awesome
Airport looks should be something cozy yet stylish and most importantly, fuss-free. Many a times, our B-town fashionistas have set examples on how to keep up with the trends without getting out of their comfort zones. The list of our favourites is long and earning a spot for themselves yet again are Alia Bhatt, Jacqueline Fernandez and Taapsee Pannu! Recently, while heading to Srinagar for the shoot of her next film opposite Vicky Kaushal, Alia Bhatt opted for a trackpant and top combo and looked super cool in them   Read More ...
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Emmys 2017: Priyanka Chopra makes ‘best dressed’ list for international media
With her latest appearance at the 69th edition of Emmys, Priyanka Chopra seems to have broken her own record of her best red carpet looks. Stunning her fans and fashion experts across the world, Chopra walked in, looking drop-dead gorgeous in a dazzling white embellished Balmain gown with a long feathery train, leaving no room for naysayers. Not only did she manage to get people on the Internet talking, the international media too hailed her as one of the best-dressed celebrities on this year’s prestigious red carpet event   Read More ...
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Oscars to Emmys: Evolution of Priyanka Chopra’s red carpet appearances from demure to fierce
Priyanka Chopra, who is now known for her trend-setting fashion choices, managed to leave people wanting for more as she walked on to the Emmys 2017 red carpet in a white embellished Balmain gown. With her hair styled into a sleek high pony, rich oxblood lips and feathered train, the Quantico star made much more than just a fashion statement — she meant business   Read More ...
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Priyanka Chopra dazzles in an elegant white Christian Siriano gown at the UN General Assembly
Priyanka Chopra, as effortlessly like she has in the past, had all eyes glued on her on-point fashion at the Emmy Awards this year too. Dazzling in a white embellished Balmain gown, Chopra looked beautiful. But it seems like the Quantico star has made white her go-to colour. From Oscars to the Emmys this year, she has managed to look a vision in white each time   Read More ...
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A day before her birthday, Kareena Kapoor Khan leaves us spellbound in a sari
Until now, we thought Sonam Kapoor is the only one who has the ability to successfully add a modern touch to a sari. We have seen her on number of occasions in the past turning it into contemporary wear. Remember the one where she wore a pista green sari by Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla which had fringes on the hem, pallu and blouse? That was not so long ago, but we have Kareena Kapoor Khan now giving serious competition to the fashion’s favourite child in Bollywood   Read More ...
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Aditi Rao Hydari’s take on the deconstructed shirt is really inspiring
Aditi Rao Hydari, who is busy with the promotions of her upcoming movie ‘Bhoomi’, is a fashion lovers delight. Recently, the beauty had an interesting take on the deconstructed shirt trend. Styled by Sanam Ratansi from team Style Cell, the actor dressed up in black flared pants from Zara and a striped shirt from the house of Trabea which had an off-shoulder detailing on one shoulder   Read More ...
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This Navratri, Mumbai brings in SILENT GARBA nights to celebrate festivities
Navratri’s here and people all over the country are gearing up to celebrate this festival that is full of colours, music and dance, and celebrated with huge enthusiasm across the country in various forms. Along with the rites and rituals that accompany the nine-day festival, one other highlight for mainly youngsters are the Dandiya and Garba dance nights. Across Delhi, Mumbai and Gujarat, of course, there are massive get-togethers of people who come in to celebrate the Navratris and dance the night away to traditional music, wearing colourful traditional attire as well   Read More ...
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Happy Navratri 2017: Facebook & Whatsapp Messages, Status, HD Wallpapers, Images and Greetings, Wishes
Navaratri festivals is a nine-day Hindu festival that begins on Spetember 21 and will end with Dussehra on September 30. This Hindu festival is held in honour of Goddess Durga, the festival is celebrated mostly in the month of September or October after seven days of Mahalaya Amavasya. These nine days of Sharad Navratri are also marked by fasting with observing the festivities allowed only certain kind of foods   Read More ...
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Dogs’ social skills may be linked to oxytocin sensitivity
Ever wondered why some dogs are so friendly with their owners? It’s because of an association with genetic variations in sensitivity for the hormone oxytocin, according to a new study. Since their domestication from their wild ancestor the wolf to the pets we have today, dogs have developed a unique ability to work together with humans. One aspect of this is their willingness to “ask for help” when faced with a problem that seems to be too difficult   Read More ...
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Easy tips to improve skin by using natural ingredients
Nothing can beat the goodness of homemade face masks which are made from natural ingredients like bananas, papayas, oats, aloe vera, honey, turmeric and more. With the festive season around the corner, experts suggest shakes, flower mixes and face packs which can be easily made at home. Gunjan Gaur, make-up expert at ALPS Cosmetic Clinic and make-up expert Shahnaz Husain, have listed some useful face pack recipes: * Honey banana face mask: Mash half a ripe banana and milk, one table spoon of sandalwood powder paste and half table spoon of honey   Read More ...
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Manish Malhotra designs limited edition bottles for Chandon India
Sparkling Wine brand Chandon has collaborated with master couturier Manish Malhotra to launch two limited edition bottles for end of the year 2017. In a first for both brands, Malhotra has designed two limited edition bottles for Chandon Brut in his signature glamorous style and in time for the upcoming festive season. Chandon x Manish Malhotra will present the renditions of Malhotra’s designs on the bottles that have been inspired by the gardens of Versailles and link back to Indian traditional garments (the sherwani and the sari) that are synonymous with the designer’s quintessential style, said a statement   Read More ...
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Karisma Kapoor’s latest looks show why she’s still a style icon
Karisma Kapoor was a fashion icon in the ’90s, serenading millions across the country with her mini skirts, LBDs and red lipstick and even today, things haven’t changed much. We think she is one diva who ages like wine and her style quotient too is getting better with each passing day. Of late, the actor has been giving us fashion goals that are totally drool-worthy and are perfect for women across every age group   Read More ...
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In-flight etiquettes to keep your journey peaceful
Rishabh Beria, co-founder at AirWhizz ( a comprehensive global airport assistant mobile application) and Rajeev Kale, President and country head, leisure travel and MICE, Thomas Cook (India) Ltd, listed few in-flight etiquettes to keep your journey peaceful: * Avoid carrying your luggage or handbag on the sides or over your head. While you could drag a small trolley bag down the aisle, there is a chance of it getting stuck or hurting someone’s foot   Read More ...
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Judwaa 2 promotions: Taapsee Pannu gives festive fashion goals in traditional Indian wear
Taapsee Pannu, while gearing up for the release of her upcoming film Judwaa 2, is giving us style goals with her fashion choices. As part of the film’s promotions, Pannu seems all ready to experiment with unconventional looks and we are loving it. From dainty, embellished dresses to shiny, festive pink traditional Indian wear — the beautiful actor looks like a vision   Read More ...
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Navratri 2017: Celeb-inspired ways to wear the 9 colours of Navratri
Navratri literally means ‘nine nights’ in Sanskrit – ‘nava’ meaning nine and ‘ratri’ meaning nights. Every year, it is celebrated in honour of Goddess Durga, to pay respect to her nine avatars. While the festival is usually observed by keeping a fast, there are a lot of other customs associated with the celebrations that people are not aware of. For instance, all nine days require devotees to wear a particular colour   Read More ...
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Asian market ready to experiment with hair, moving from subtle to bold
Customers in the Asian market are slowly opening up to experimenting with their hair and moving from subtle to bold trends hence giving hair professionals a huge scope of creating new and quirky styles, says international hair care experts Andy Cheong and Ralf Boss. Cheong is the Regional Education Director of TIGI Copyright Colour (Asia), and Ralf Boss, Regional Education Director of TIGI (Asia) and they both were in the country to attend the recently wrapped up TIGI Backstage Heroes, a competition to discover, educate, and reward upcoming hairstylists in the country   Read More ...
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Why sindoor in your bindi may be bad for babies: Study
Sindoor, a red powder used during Hindu religious and cultural ceremonies, has unsafe levels of lead, a highly toxic poison associated with lower IQ, behavioural problems and growth delays in children, says a study that examined samples of the cosmetic powder collected from India and the US. Sindoor, also called vermillion, is used by women to place a bindi, or red dot, cosmetically on their foreheads   Read More ...
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Design tips for a wonderful festive home makeover
With the festive season around the corner, decorate your home elegantly with the right accessories, designer ceilings and much more, say experts. Ishan Thacker, Associate Director at Vector Projects (I) Pvt. Ltd and Sudeep Kolte of the brand Saint Gobain India Pvt. Ltd doles out tips on how to give a makeover to your house this festive season. * Furniture and accessories: It’s that time of the year again when investing in new furniture seems like a great idea   Read More ...
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Navratri 2017: 3 ways to wear yellow on Pratipada (Day 1)
Gota pati or zardozi work always create magic but it can be too heavy for you to walk around in. Instead, add a floral touch to your yellow outfit this festive season. Take inspiration from Shilpa Shetty on how to ace it. The actor sure looked good in this cheery yellow fusion wear from Sonam Luthria, which she complemented well with patterned juttis from Fizzy Goblet and silver jewellery from Silver House and Minerali Store   Read More ...
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Navratri 2017 Live updates: Here’s how people are celebrating the 2nd day of the festival
India is a land of festivals and officially the festive seasons have begun. After Eid and Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations, it’s time for Navratri, Durga Puja, and Dussehra. The three biggest festivals that are widely celebrated is a perfect amalgamation of fun and devotion. While we celebrate the nine days praying to Goddess Durga and her nine avatars, there are plenty of things happening around the country   Read More ...
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Navratri 2017: 3 ways to wear green on Dwitiya (Day 2)
The second day of Navratri is dedicated to Maa Brahmacharini, the unmarried form of the goddess Parvati who undertook great penance to get Lord Shiva to marry her. She is also known as the goddess of harmony and peace and the colour green signifies the same. The colour for Day 2 of Navratri is green and if you are wondering how to style yourself, then here’s some inspiration   Read More ...
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Get the right jewellery for fall-winter season
Go big on head ornaments and a bracelet bling as far as jewellery is concerned in the fall-winter season, which sees the revival of greenery, the arrival of festivities along with the onset of the wedding season in India, suggest experts. Achal Gupta, jewellery designer at Rivierea – The Jewellery Hub and Pritesh Goyal, jewellery designer at SLG Jewellers, have shared tips on jewellery trends of fall-winter 2017   Read More ...
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Eden in gold
For her new collection of jewellery, Ratika Haksar only needed to look outside her window for inspiration. Living in Kovalam, at the outskirts of Chennai, the lush foliage and abundant natural life of her garden were enough to trigger her creative juices. “It’s very green outside my house and the garden is full of flowers, butterflies and all kinds of critters, and it has influenced my work,” says Haksar   Read More ...
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Thane: Woman ‘kills husband after fight’, arrested
The Thane police on Monday arrested a woman for allegedly murdering her husband with whom she had a fight over preparing food. The couple had frequent fights over the husband suspecting his wife of having an extra-marital affair, the police said. On Sunday, Swaroopa Waghmare, who has been arrested, allegedly stabbed her husband Ravi to death with a kitchen knife with which she was chopping vegetables at their Kalyan residence   Read More ...
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Woman set on fire: Husband, father, cousin booked
Police have booked a man, his father and his cousin for allegedly setting his 27-year-old wife on fire. The victim has been identified as Amrita, the wife of Gurvinder Singh, who is a taxi driver.The police said the woman received burn injuries after two unidentified persons on a motorcycle threw kerosene on her on Tuesday night and set her on fire at Mani Majra   Read More ...
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Less is more
The first time I encountered Diane Vreeland’s often-outrageous ideas in her ‘Why don’t you…’ column, I devised my own corollary to it, in the form of a ‘What if I…” listicle that existed only in my head. I pushed Vreeland’s outrageous suggestions away, to dwell on my own fantasies. Sandwiched between What if I… ‘lived every year in a different capital city in the world’ and ‘threw away all my belongings and only invested in bespoke pieces’, there was ‘shave my head’   Read More ...
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Muse in the mirror
“My inspiration was me,” says fashion designer Nikhil Thampi with a laugh, on his first full-fledged foray into menswear. His capsule collection, featuring a range of jackets of varying lengths from robe jackets to waistcoats, was showcased at a fashion event in Mumbai earlier this week, and will be in stores soon. Called Connect, it marks a departure for the designer who has been primarily known for his women’s wear over the last six years   Read More ...
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Opportunities await job seekers, entrepreneurs at DZBB Trabaho Negosyo Fair
Super Radyo DZBB 594 is back with its seventh wave of providing employment opportunities and business startups to thousands of job seekers and aspiring entrepreneurs through the DZBB Trabaho Negosyo Fair scheduled on Sept. 21 and 22 at Star Mall EDSA Shaw. Various positions in over 50 companies, including local and overseas employment agencies, are waiting to be filled by Kapuso job hunters during the fair   Read More ...
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Artkitektura Festival
Ayala Malls, an avid advocate of sustainability, arts and culture, hosts a special project with Artkitektura Festival 2017, the first ever learning program in the Philippines that aims to educate and inspire the youth and professionals. Artkitektura Festival brings to the fore the idea that architecture can exist in harmony with nature and enhance human experience. Architecture is more than just building a structure, its responding to space and creating a conducive environment that promotes growth and harmony of all those who move and live within it   Read More ...
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