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Here’s how you can wish your friends ‘Happy Friendship Day’ in different Indian languages

Here’s how to wish your friends a ‘Happy Friendship Day’ in 10 Indian languages

From being strangers in an academic institute or workplace to now being inseparable, we all nurture bonds of intimate friendship with some people who we can talk to for endless hours, without hesitancy and with the assurance that they got our back and vice versa. We are not connected by blood yet the bond is such that it does not even needs words sometimes and works in telepathy or understands each other merely through actions.

For her haldi ceremony, the actress chose to wear an ivory-hued gorgeous anarkali by Ritu Kumar.

Athiya Shetty donned an ivory vintage anarkali for her haldi ceremony which took 2000 hours to embroider

Actor Athiya Shetty recently revealed images from their haldi ceremony and it was nothing short of a magical celebration. Last week, Athiya Shetty and cricketer KL Rahul were married at the Khandala mansion of her father, Suniel Shetty. Photos from the wedding and other rituals have been gradually shared by the couple. Suniel Shetty's Khandala bungalow was transformed into a marigold paradise for the pre-wedding festivities. There is no less than a carnival of yellow hues everywhere in the interior photos from their haldi event that have surfaced online. For her wedding, Athiya choose a pink handmade lehenga by Anamika Khanna while for the haldi ceremony, Athiya donned an ivory vintage anarkali suit by Ritu Kumar.

Here's how Homoeopathic remedies can cure arthritis effectively

Here's how Homoeopathic remedies can cure arthritis effectively

Arthritis is an inflammatory joint disorder where your body joints get inflamed and warm with stiffness — causing pain but some health experts believe Homoeopathic remedies aid in managing pain and improving the mobility of joints while an overall and permanent recovery is seen in the majority of Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis cases. Homoeopathy is a therapeutic modality which is patient-centric in a holistic way and a specific clinical immunotherapy for every patient, which means that there can be different medicines for each patient having the same kind of arthritis.

How to identify social anxiety in teens? Parenting tips to deal with it

How to identify social anxiety in teens? Parenting tips to deal with it

Social anxiety, also known as social phobia, is an anxiety issue that is characterized by intense feelings of fear, nervousness and discomfort in social situations. It is an intense, persistent fear of being watched and judged by others.

It is important to know the causes of your acne to take control and achieve clear, healthy skin.

Tired of fighting acne? Uncovering the common unnoticed causes

Acne is a common skin condition that affects many people, but did you know that there are several causes of acne that are often overlooked? From hormonal changes to skincare products and even diet and stress, there are many factors that can contribute to the development of acne. It may be due to various causes and reasons among individuals of every age group. Acne can appear on your face, neck, chest and upper back. Acne is a cumulative effect of multiple causes rather than just one. It is important to know the causes of your acne to take control and achieve clear, healthy skin. So, let's dive in and uncover the hidden causes of acne.

Straighten your chef's hat, celebrate weekend with Strawberry Vanilla Cheesecake

Straighten your chef's hat, celebrate weekend with Strawberry Vanilla Cheesecake

Just because you don't live near a bakery doesn't mean you have to go without cheesecake so, straighten your baker's hat and celebrate the weekend with Strawberry Vanilla Cheesecake. The best part about being an adult is that you can have dessert for breakfast and since it is already time for brunch, here's a droolworthy recipe of Strawberry Vanilla Cheesecake to start the weekend on a deliciously sweet note.

Men's ethnic fashion: 5 trendy outfits men must have for this wedding season

Men's ethnic fashion: 5 trendy outfits men must have for this wedding season

Indian celebrities are often at the forefront of trends and fashion, from clothing to hairstyles to accessories. As such, male celebrities and how they wear their ethnic style are currently hot topics because it is notable, stylish, and fashion-forward. No surprise! They are loved by all. They can inspire you to wear your ethnos in your own unique way, whether you choose to wear them traditionally or in a way that combines all aspects of western styles. By following their examples, one can learn to mix and match our traditional Indian styles with modern trends to create a look that is both chic and culturally appropriate.

India accounts for the highest number of cervical cancer cases. Watch out for these warning signs

India accounts for the highest number of cervical cancer cases. Watch out for these warning signs

Cervical cancer is one of the most common cancers seen in Indian women; the other is breast cancer. It is a type of cancer that occurs in the cells of the cervix—the lower part of the uterus that connects to the vagina—mostly due to the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and India accounts for the highest number of cervical cancer cases as out of 40% of the total deaths from cervical cancer globally, 23% occurred in India and it has been estimated that about 8 out of 10 women in India will contract HPV (human papillomavirus).

Perfectionism can make us ill, affect our health and relationships. Here's how

Perfectionism can make us ill, affect our health and relationships. Here's how

Perfectionism is viewed by psychology as a personality disposition which is defined by a “need for flawlessness, high standards for quality and critical evaluation of self”. Most people might see perfectionism as a positive motivator in life, leading them to produce a better quality of work which thereby adds to one’s self-worth however, that may not always be true as perfectionism can be healthy or unhealthy, depending upon the parameters of the function that come along with it.

Does too much screen time affect the skin and hair as well?

Does too much screen time affect the skin and hair as well?

Considering the amount of time that all of us are exposed to any form of the screen (mobile phones, laptops, TV, tablets), we very well know the effect on our brains - it messes with our circadian cycle or day-night sleep cycle but the amount of scientific literature into its effect on our skin and hair isn’t that much. Recent studies show that exposure of human skin cells to light emitted from electronic devices, even for exposures as short as 1 hour, may cause reactive oxygen species (ROS) generation (the same molecules which we want to remove by consuming antioxidants) and this leads to programmed cell death.

Are dark chocolates really healthy for you? Doctor tweets about its darker side

Are dark chocolates really healthy for you? Doctor tweets about its darker side

Dark chocolate being a great source of antioxidants and polyphenols and a good alternative for sugar-laden sweets has been gaining popularity among fitness enthusiasts. Many studies talk about the many potential benefits of dark chocolate like and say that consuming it is good for cardiovascular health and also aids in lowering blood pressure and increasing blood flow to the heart. Dark chocolate is also considered good for brain function and is said to lower risk of stroke. The antioxidants in it can help protect the body against damage from free radicals. However, if you have been eating small portions of dark chocolate over a period of time thinking it would cause no harm, you need to know this.

How to stop your dog from barking excessively; expert tips inside

How to stop your dog from barking excessively; expert tips inside

A well-behaved dog is loved by all and most of the credit often goes to the pet parent who has taken pains to train their pooches well and made them feel safe in their environment. On the other hand, a dog that jumps up on the guests, pulls on their leashes, is aggressive towards everyone and barks excessively can be a cause of embarrassment for the owners; its behaviour largely shows either the lack of proper communication or training on the part of pet parent, some kind of anxiety, attention-seeking behaviour, health issues or even ageing.

Romiya Kathur, hailing from a nondescript village in Bihar, scored the first rank with full 100 marks in the examination held by the Kerala State Literacy Mission Authority recently.

Poor literacy linked to worse mental health problems: Study

People with poor literacy face more mental health problems such as loneliness, depression and anxiety, according to a review of studies which used data from nine countries, including India. The research, published in the journal Mental Health and Social Inclusion, is the first to look at the global picture of literacy and mental health.

Tourists walk along rows of shops in Chinatown in Singapore January 27, 2023.

China’s most scenic destinations packed with tourists despite covid risks

China’s most scenic destinations have been inundated during the Spring Festival holiday, as Beijing’s shift away from Covid Zero spurred a travel frenzy despite the country’s ongoing omicron outbreak. Almost 34,400 tourists visited the jagged mountain ranges of Huangshan in Anhui province on Jan. 24, the highest daily figure during Chinese New Year since 2018, the area’s management group said on WeChat. A national forest park in Hunan province had more than 60,000 sightseers the same day - a record high - with some claiming on social media that they were stuck on top of a mountain for hours.

5 quick exercises to cope with anxiety and depression

5 quick exercises to cope with anxiety and depression

Rapid heart beat, sweating and feeling of impending doom; this is all too familiar for a person suffering from anxiety disorders. One may feel restless, irritable, angry or even numb or tingly. When one is in the throes of anxiety, it is normal to feel intense fear, out of control, and helplessness. Being anxious or depressed can affect the quality of your life in a major way and in absence of coping mechanisms, one's mental health could seriously suffer. Like every disorder, there is a way to fight anxiety and one must do what works for them as every individual is different.

Pay rates for workers who are required to attend physically the workplace five or more days a week have risen quite significantly,

Want a pay raise? Work five days a week in the office

British companies are starting to pay a “five days in the office” premium to lure in staff who have retained bargaining power because workers are in such short supply, the nation’s biggest recruitment agency said. James Reed, chairman of recruitment the giant Reed, said employers are having to lift wages most in industries such as hospitality, manufacturing and health care where there’s less flexibility to work from home.

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