Month: October 2018

CSIR develops environment-friendly firecrackers

Team L&M With the Festival of Lights just a week away, the scientists at Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) have developed less polluting firecrackers which are not only environment-friendly but 15-20% cheaper than the conventional ones. Named Safe Water Releaser (SWAS), Safe Minimal Aluminium (SAFAL) and Safe Thermite Cracker (STAR), these were introduced […]Read More

Faith guides us through the darkest of times

Rajkumari Sharma Tankha Dev, an 11-year-old boy, is dejected after his father passes away. He cannot come to the terms of his father’s death and takes out his anger on his mother as well as younger brother, and in turn, becomes sad. Then, he meets Sanjay who not only teaches him how to deal with […]Read More

Hypertension-stroke control programme for stroke victims

Team L&M 37-year-old man can now walk slowly and move his fingers after cell based therapy Hrishikesh Rane, 37 years, had been under treatment for high blood pressure for around four years. After coming from work two years back, he experienced weakness in his legs while starting his bike. He further experienced weakness in his […]Read More

Kids need more than just food and clothes

Rajkumari Sharma Tankha Love & Rage, The Inner World of Children by child psychotherapist Nupur Dhingra Paiva (Yoda Press, 235 pages, Rs 450) talks about the inner world of children – children, most of whom she has counselled over the years, and whose stories she has shared with their permission. “By sharing these stories, I […]Read More

Tarot readings for you

Friends, the wait is over. We reveal the tarot card readings to you. We shall be back with the next set of cards for you next Sunday (November 4)… Here we go folks… 🌷Image 1: Do not give in to the whims and fancies of others. Those are the obstacles in your way. And it is absolutely safe to believe in […]Read More

Pick a card for yourself, get tarot guidance

Happy Sunday my beautiful people  Let us connect with our cards once again and see what is their guidance for us for this week. Gather yourself in the centre of your heart and chose a card card you are most drawn to. You can chose 1 or more cards. You may opt for a GENERAL GUIDANCE or  think […]Read More

Get rid of dandruff now…

Dandruff is a common scalp condition. In its mild form, it consists of loose white flakes which fall off and may be noticed on the shoulders and back. Sometimes, the flakes may be yellowish in colour. Even mild dandruff can be accompanied by itching. Sometimes, the scales, along with oily secretions, tend to adhere to […]Read More

Five legends, one award

We see legendary dancers at shows and events and many-a-times we attend their enriching workshops too where we learn lessons of a lifetime. We have also seen the same legendary artist win several awards, an accomplished dancer always gets awarded and applauded for his or her work all the time. But it is not always […]Read More


नीलू नीलपरी करवाचौथ पर उन नारियों के समक्ष दुविधा जिनके पति उनके लिए “परमेश्वर” न बन सके….!!!!!!! कहीं जिस्म पर हैं अनेकों नीले-काले घाव कहीं दिल औ आत्मा छलनी-लहुलुहान फिर भी हर पतिव्रता भारतीय ब्याहता नारी करे हर वर्ष कार्तिक में करवाचौथ का निर्वाह स्वयं भूखे पेट दिनभर बाट निहारे पूर्ण चन्द्र औ व्यसनी पति-परमेश्वर […]Read More

A really scary tale

Rajkumari Sharma Tankha House of Screams by Andaleeb Wajid (Penguin, 256 pages, Rs 250) is a story about a haunted house and a family that moves into it and how the house’s new incumbents battle the horrors they encounter. Muneera, who is forced out of her ancestral home by her in-laws along with her husband […]Read More