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Wednesday, 25 January 2017

Spring Food Festival back with 34th edition

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Offering mostly home-made food, the #Spring_Food_Festival is back with its 34th edition in February.

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Taking place on February 5, the festival will have multi-cuisine home-made food and entertainment to help raise and donate money, read a statement.

An Annual Fund Raiser for the Sisters of the People Society, the festival is organised every year to aid poor women, slum dwellers and aged people. 

The festival which will be held at Lajpat Bhawan here, will have something for everyone including garments, gifts, books, giant wheel, games and rides for children.

Make your winter wardrobe stylish

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Winter leaves fashionistas with restricted options of experimenting with colours, designs and cuts but one can try out some smart ways like layering and opting for classic pieces to make winter wear stylish.

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Rajeev Sinha, CEO of online fashion brand Vanca, lists some of the ways to make your winter wear stylish.

♦ As the Seventies make a comeback at the International Fashion front this season (Chloe, Marc Jacobs, Alexander Wang), the leather dress with its sculptural shape and a rock-chic look, has become a must have in our Fall/Winter 2016-2017 wardrobe.

♦ Layering of garments is the most creative and yet the safest way to look classy and stylish during winters. All you need is a strong sense of personal style and a tad bit of creative genes within you, and you can have a lot of fun mixing and matching pieces from your wardrobe, even those which have been rendered so very last season!

♦ While planning the winter wardrobe one cannot ignore the trends of the season and what's trending this season are the patches, badges and embroideries. 

♦ For those who are not so experimental and more adhering to the classic looks, we recommend few classic pieces to them, to form looks which are tried and tested as well as instantly chic. Styles such as a knee length wool coat - one of the most classic winter fashions, a knit cardigan - ideal for layering under heavy wool coats in the winter.

Know how to get good sleep

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People who fall asleep within 30 minutes or less and wake up no more than once at night qualify for several health benefits associated with good sleep, researchers have suggested.

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Sleeping more time while in bed (at least 85 per cent of the total time) and being awake for 20 minutes or less after initially falling asleep are other key determinants of good quality sleep issued by the US non-profit National Sleep Foundation (NSF).

The researchers used at-home sleep technology devices -- gadgets worn throughout sleep or placed on the bed stand -- to analyse the amount of deep and light sleep people get each night, how frequently one wakes up and the length of tossing and turning on the bed.

"Millions of Americans are sleep technology users. These devices provide a glimpse into one's sleep universe, which is otherwise unknown and provide consumers with the resources needed to understand their sleep," said Max Hirshkowitz, Chairman at NSF. 
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Groom your beard, look smart

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A bearded look seems to be in trend and most men are following it blindly without following a proper regime. 

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Along with growing your beard, also comes the task of maintaining it for you to look well-groomed and sharp so keep in mind a few things to make an impression through some simple tips.

Experts at Gillette shared a few tips on how one should flaunt their bearded look in style.

♦ Use the right tools: First and foremost, make sure you use the right grooming tools. Invest in a multi-blade razor to get the precision you want while styling or maintaining your beard. You'll get a smooth and incredibly close shave. 

♦ Keep a check on the length: Don't let your beard cover your face. Shape it well, shave under the chin and on the sides to give it precision. If you like the sculpted look, nothing better than using a razor, that will give you a cleaner look.

♦ Moisturise, Moisturise, Moisturise: During winter, keep facial and beard dryness away with a heavier moisturiser than you would use in the summer. It helps protect skin from chapping, itchiness and red patches. 

Court defers hearing in Salman blackbuck case

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Bollywood celebrities #Salman_Khan, #Saif_Ali_Khan and others allegedly involved in the 1998 blackbuck poaching couldn't make it to a court here on Wednesday. The hearing was deferred to Friday.

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The actors cited security reasons for their absence from the court.

The Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) was to record the statement of Salman, Saif, actresses Neelam Kothari, Tabu and Sonali Bendre as well as a local resident, Dushyant Singh.

However, applications seeking exemption from personal appearance was submitted on behalf of the accused, saying police were not able to provide adequate security to them due to Republic Day celebrations.

This year, the state-level Republic Day celebratioons are being held in Jodhpur.

Chief Judicial Magistrate Dalpat Singh Rajpurohit posted the matter to Friday, K.K. Vyas, counsel for Saif, Sonali and Neelam, told.

Not SRK's fault: B-Town celebs on 'Raees' train journey mishap

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Is #Shah_Rukh_Khan not supposed to travel by train or visit a railway station, questions writer-lyricist #Javed_Akhtar, who is among the celebrities who feel it wasn't the actor's fault if a person died due to suffocation in the crowd at a railway station where the "Raees" star was promoting his film.

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Shah Rukh on Monday undertook a train journey from Mumbai to Delhi, and Vadodara was one the stations where the train stopped. He waved out at his hordes of fans, who created a commotion at the station. This led to one man collapsing, and when he was rushed to hospital, he was declared dead.

Shah Rukh has called the incident "unfortunate" and even the deceased's family members have said they have nothing against the actor.

Commenting on the incident, industry veteran Javed said on the sidelines of the grand jury meet of Radio Mirchi Awards: It was not his (Shah Rukh's) fault. What do you want to say that he is not supposed to travel by train or visit a railway station? 

"It is the responsibility of the railway authorities and the traffic police to ensure the safety of the fans or should have better control over the crowd." 

HGEL showed a phenomenal growth of over 80 percent per year over the last three years

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Mumbai based Infrastructure and Consulting firm High Ground Enterprises Limited #HGEL has built up a strong portfolio of projects in a very short span of time.

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The company has shown an accelerated growth of 80 percent year on year in the last three years and posted revenues of Rs 248 croresand gross profits of Rs. 21.5 crore in 2015-16.

Not only this, the company has been rewarding its shareholders with dividends consecutively for last three years and they are confident to follow the same for the fourth year as well.

"Over the last few years, we have tried to position ourselves in the segment of infra-structure quite successfully. In a limited time frame, we have managed to build a reasonable track record for ourselves and that is something we would like to strengthen further in future. Infact, we are gearing up to take the company to its next growth level." Sandeep R. Arora, Chairman & Managing Director, HGEL, said in a statement.

Monday, 23 January 2017

Prasoon Joshi Honored With Doctorate

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#Prasoon_Joshi who have been received the #National_Film_Award for Best Lyrics twice and also awarded Padma Shri by the Government of India in 2015, for his contributions towards the field of Arts, Literature and Advertising has recently received Honorary Doctorate from Amity University at Jaipur Literature Festival on Saturday.

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