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12 Tips for a Safe and Happy Holi

12 Tips for a Safe and Happy Holi




The festival of colors - Holi is round the corner. Like many other festivals in India, Holi also signifies the victory of good over evil. That is why in many parts of India a pyre in the form of bonfire is lit on the day before Holito remember the death of the evil.
But how did colors become a part of Holi? This dates back to the period of Lord Krishna. It is popularly believed that he celebrated Holi with colors and hence popularized the same. So, Holi is celebratedby bringing home a range of colors, preparing traditional sweets and snacks, inviting people home and enjoying together. While it is a great time for get together, one must not forget to take care of their health and beauty as the colors today are full of harmful chemicals which can cause serious problems if proper precautions are not taken.
Holi was traditionally played with colors made from flowers and herbs. The colors used to be very good for the skin as no chemicals were used to make …

7 promises to myself this Valentine's

7 promises to myself this Valentine's





Hola Amigos! February is called the month of love as Valentine's Day falls this month. Over the years, this particular day has gained immense attraction as on this day lots of people exchange cards, gifts, flowers, chocolates etc with their special ones to express their love and feelings for them.
I have also done my share of the above things to express my feelings to my husband. But this year, I want to do something different by expressing my love towards him not by giving any gifts or tangible thing but promising certain things to myself which will indirectly strengthen our bond and love for each other.

Expressing my LOVE everydaySo, both me and my hubby are not very vocal when it comes to expressing our love to each other. After becoming parents, our centre of attraction has always been our daughter which happens with everyone. So, I have decided that I will start expressing my love to my husband every day.
Not complaining for every …

Budget 2018 - What's in it for Women

Budget 2018 - What's in it for Women


Our Finance Minister Mr.Arun Jaitley recently presented the Union Budget 2018. As we all know that a budgetcovers a wide spectrum of things but I will list down things which would impact Women. So, here are Mr. Jaitley's top moves some of which are direct winners , some indirect and we also havefew losers from a Women's perspective. Direct Winners 1.Employee Provident Fund contribution for women employees reduced from 12% to 8% for a period of 3 years with no change in employer's contribution. This will result in more in hand salary. 2.This EPF reduction contribution will also incentivize employers to hire women. 3.The budget will target lending of 3 lakh crore under Mudra Yojana as a huge percentage as much as 76% of loan accounts are those of women. 4.Plans to also increase loan to self help women groups by as much as 37%. 5.Free gas connections for women will increase from the current 5 crore to 8 crore connections under the Ujjwala Y…