2017 Featured Lifestyle Uncategorized

5 Rare Halloween Facts You Must Know About

Like most of the holidays that have earned their spot in our hearts, Halloween, much like a lot of festivals in India, has its roots in ancient beliefs. The dark, dreary history of Halloween hides many facts and fables. Here are 5 of such facts that you must know.   Dancing for ‘Treats’ Ancient Halloween tradition involved making you work for candies and treats. Participants would have to go from door to door performing a

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खाना वाकई मे खज़ाना है!

बचपन मे जब मैं खाना नष्ट करता था, तो मेरे परिवार वाले मुझे डांटते और कहते कि,“अन्न नष्ट करने का मतलब है किसी दुसरे को खाने से वांछित करना”। चूँकि मैं छोटा था, मुझे इसका मतलब समझ नहीं आया। जब मैं थोड़ा बड़ा हुआ और दुनिया दारी की मुझे समझ होने लगी, तब मुझे इस कथन का तात्पर्य पूर्ण रूप से समझ मे आया। अब मेरी कोशिश हमेशा से यही रहती है की यदि मैंने

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6 Types Of Smiles & What They Say About Your Personality

Remember the wry smile of Monalisa smile in the famous painting by Leonardo Da Vinci? For centuries, people have debated about its significance, and it’s not just the painting, our smiles actually speak a lot about us than we think they do. A smile can be heartfelt, or fake, and it’s not restricted to our mood, but they tell a lot about our personality. On World Smile Day, we bring you 6 types of smile

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‘Zara.in’ The Famous Spanish Brand Opens An E-commerce Website

  Earlier this year, Zara opened its standalone high-street store in Mumbai, which is the biggest by the Global fast-fashion Spanish brand and Jesus Echevarria, chief communications and corporate affairs (Inditex) cleared about his plan to enter into e-commerce zone. On 27th September the brand announced its online store, for which the website goes live by 4th of October. Now, one can shop anywhere and pick articles from the full range of Zara, which shall

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What Drove Aditya Birla Group To Shut Down Abof?

The Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Limited have announced to shut down its flagship e-commerce website ‘abof’ by 31st of October, exactly one year after shutting down previous venture Trendin.com.   As the two e-commerce biggies continue to shower festive sales, another big name has ventured out from the market and its none other than Abof (all about fashion), the primary e-commerce website of Aditya Birla Group.  The decision has come after it failed to

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Censorship is a double edged sword

Censorship is a term that’s become quite common in India. More than tying it up to a sort of entrenched political environment, it’s crucial to understand the limits of censorship, where it intervenes and what sort of denial of information is right keeping in mind ‘sanctity of the collective conscience’ of a group or nation as a whole. Censorship, going by one narrative, is the practice of withholding certain information from the general public so

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Wearing a uniform can mean many things

Every institution that wants to leave a rich tradition, a rich legacy of its decorum and order and wants to create an ‘Element’ of considerable influence in a majority of cases emphasises on wearing a Uniform. The word itself as one can see puts focus on creating a sense of uniformity but with a difference in interesting ways. Although the general norm is to enforce uniforms in schools, many colleges also place emphasis on a

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The trip to Dharamsala- Ancient but still Awesomely Alive

The trip to Dharamsala was certainly one I would never forget. It was a mixed bag of emotions. I was excited yet fearful of a trip to a place I had never been before. The hours it took to convince friends to come along, the essential items that were supposed to be packed, the music that was supposed to be heard each and everything was a task in itself. 30.9.2016 The day to the trip

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The Dark Side Of Cyberworld

Cyberworld! The word is synonymous with a plethora of options that previously thought impossible are now possible. Though cyber options have eased our lives to a great extent, there are some grim realities associated with it. With people adopting the cyber life in great numbers, the hold on real life is slowly slipping away. When I was reading today’s Times of India newspaper, I was shocked to learn of a few cases wherein young adolescents

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Kundalini Yoga – A way to experience the divine

Kundalini yoga is a school of yoga focussed on awakening the dormant Kundalini power present in the body of the human being. The ‘Kundalini Energy’ can be described as a potent and powerful form of ‘Chi’ or ‘Life energy’ in the form of a ‘Sleeping Serpent’ that upon being awakened leads to a deep feeling of enlightenment and bliss. Dr. Soorya Kaur, noted yoga practitioner, follower of the Yogi Bhajan School on Kundalini Yoga and

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