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FOOD

The skinny on the art of making sangria

The skinny on the art of making sangria

From quenching your thirst in the sweltering heat to being a community drink consumed during festivals, sangria has come a long way. Phorum Dalal traces the beverage's origin to Spain in the 15th century

TRAVEL

Diwali travel special: Road map to Satara's scenic wonders

Diwali travel special: Road map to Satara's scenic wonders

While most travellers are content with marvelling at the famous Kaas Plateau, many lesser-known destinations around Satara are dotted with serene lakes, verdant valleys and gushing waterfalls. Here’s how to make your Diwali weekend drive a memorable one

DEAR-DIANA

'I can't get him out of my head...'

'I can't get him out of my head...'

I am a single mom and have a eight-year-old son who doesn't live with me at the moment

TECHNOLOGY

Twitter declares war on passwords

Twitter declares war on passwords

Twitter formally declared war on passwords during a developers' conference in San Francisco, unveiling a new system that allows users to log-in to mobile apps with a phone number

RELATIONSHIPS

65% men, 77% women in Mumbai don't think infidelity is immoral

65% men, 77% women in Mumbai don't think infidelity is immoral

A recent survey conducted by an online dating platform for those looking for relationships outside of marriage, revealed that Mumbaikars are actually tolerant towards their partners indulging affairs

SUNDAY MID-DAY

My father allowed me to make mistakes: Anirudh Dhoot

My father allowed me to make mistakes: Anirudh Dhoot

The third generation scion of Videocon Group talks to Phorum Dalal about his penchant for travel and music, and shares his future plans

Today’s Horoscope

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ARIES

You are likely to develop a liking for the occult sciences today, and may spend considerable time learning about them. Don't use it to harm others. The week ahead: You will take major decisions regarding your business this week, which will keep you so busy that you will not have any time for yourself. Read More

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TAURUS

You may have to make a very difficult choice today. Make sure you do it with all your maturity and discrimination with the long-term perspective in mind. The week ahead: During this week you may have to focus on matters related to partnership. You shall share a good rapport but success is not guaranteed.Read More

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GEMINI

With a lot of personal work to accomplish, you'll have to slog it out today. In the evening, you'll celebrate with your loved ones. The week ahead: You will come up with great ideas, but if they are not practical, they won’t work. You may be benefited by a colleague of the opposite sex.Read More

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CANCER

If you have been in a committed relationship for long, you'll decide to get married. You may go ahead, as the stars are in your favour. The week ahead: Along with your work, you shall indulge in recreational activities and will ensure that you don't waste your time in fruitless activities. Read More

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LEO

Your focus will be on your family members today, and you will not let official work to help out your children with their studies. The week ahead: This week is good for selling an old vehicle and buying a new one. Around mid-week, however, some tricky problems could make you anxious. Read More

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VIRGO

Your faith in yourself will help you to resolve your personal issues. You will rely on your judgement, rather than others' views. The week ahead: As you are likely to face tough challenges in your profession this week, you need to take appropriate steps to keep your energy levels high.Read More

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LIBRA

Muster all your humility and be receptive to the wisdom of elders. Try to settle legal matters, if any, amicably out of court. The week ahead: Don't make impulsive judgements about anything or anyone this week. Look at things from every angle before taking important decisions.Read More

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SCORPIO

You are charged up to face challenges today. Thanks to your confidence, you will taste success in every task that you take up. The week ahead: You shall enjoy a good rapport with superiors. There shall be a positive change in your public image, and people shall seek your guidanceRead More

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SAGITTARIUS

Today will be a happening day in your personal sphere. Everyone in your circle will seek your guidance. Your social prestige is bound to rise. The week ahead: In business, you need to be careful while quoting prices for your products, as losses are foreseen. There won't be time for socialising. Read More

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CAPRICORNUS

You'll feel energetic and enthusiastic throughout the day, radiating positive vibes everywhere you go. Married life shall be smooth and joyous. The week ahead: Your friends shall hold more priority than your family members, and you shall be spending more time with them, and also with colleagues.Read More

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AQUARIUS

Your powers of concentration are amazing. When combined with your positive attitude to life and people around you, it's a winning formula. The week ahead: You might meet some good people and even better professionals this week, but they are unlikely to be of any help to you in the long run.Read More

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PISCES

The possibility of meeting an old friend is strong. It'll put you in a happy and nostalgic frame of mind. You will relish delving into the past. The week ahead: On the professional front, it shall be smooth sailing this week. You shall not be idealistic in your work, but you shall be pragmaticRead More