Monsoon Tips! After the scorching summer heat, it is time to cool off with the monsoon rains. Every evening turning to be romantic is also prone to bring in more diseases making you fall ill. Here are a few tips to keep you healthy and fit so that you could enjoy the lovely weather. 1. Lover of Road side food  Avoid roadside food and cut fruits. Junk food may be tempting but they are prone to several diseases ...
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Make your beauty products yourself! Why spend money when you can save? Now, you could make most of your beauty products all by yourself without using harmful chemicals. Forget the beauty shops and pick up the required ingredients and prepare them yourself. 1. Lip Balm Ingredients: 1 tsp pure shea butter 2 tsps sweet almond oil 1 tsp beewax pearls Chocolate chips or any essential oil or fruit juice or lipstick pieces of your choice. Procedure: Add the shea butter, almond oil and beeswax ...
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AASHAD / AADI THE HINDU HOLY MONTH The worship of the female principle - Goddess Shakthi especially is an important aspect of Hinduism. All Fridays featured in the two months of the calendar, Tai (Pausha/Tai?ya in January-February) and Aadi (Aashad in July-August) are dedicated especially to her worship.   Women worship the Goddess and sweet modak or kozhakattais are offered as prasad to Devi. Lamps made from rice flour and gur/vellam are lit in homes and temples. In ...
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Make the Right First Impression! We all know that making the Right First Impression is so very important, but did you know that you have just a few seconds to make a good First Impression?  And, you will agree with me that once an impression is formed, it's almost impossible to alter it!   When we meet someone for the first time don’t we form an opinion about that person before we even get introduced?   Studies show ...
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Bye! Bye! Stinky Walls Here is a great news for all the Chennai people. By this August end, the city Corporation of Chennai plans to complete installing smart toilet complexes in close to 348 locations. "Every complex will have a minimum of three toilets," a corporation official said.   The populated areas would have more number of toilets. The Teynampet zone, which includes Royapettah, Mylapore, Alwarpet, Nungambakkam, Thousand Lights and Chetpet would have more toilets followed by ...
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Travel in India During Monsoon Season: Tips & Advice Tropical countries often have very mixed seasonal weather conditions and there could be no better example of this than India. Although you can find destinations to travel through the year, the generalisation of weather for the entire country sees most visitors planning trips from October to March. The summers are too hot and the winters too cold in the plains! The same goes for the monsoons of ...
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18 Jul

Issue 173 - Editorial

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Healthy Eating at Work Tell me what you eat and I will tell you what you are - Brillat Savarin   Ever have the feeling that eating healthy would be so much easier if you didn't have to go to work? You know -- you walk to your desk, full of resolve to eat right and keep control of your diet, then you enter the cafeteria thats already abuzz with activity? And what is that? Its a colleagues ...
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Movie Review - Bahubali   Rajamouli is probably the only director from other languages who the Tamil audience can recognize and it is evidenced by the applause he receives when he is on screen in a fleeting appearance. The director is probably the only one in the country who has never seen a flop in his career. 'Baahubali- The Beginning' is his tenth film and it is no doubt a grand spectacle, but lacks the soul of ...
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