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Living the good life at Austin, Texas

Living the good life at Austin, Texas

Austin, the capital city of Texas is quite the hippie with its carefree vibe and array of pubs and restaurants. Rishad Saam Mehta takes in the wines and gastronomic delights of this city, and returns exhilarated

DEAR-DIANA

I can't stand my sister-in-law...

I can't stand my sister-in-law...

I have been married for a year now. I just can’t stand my sister-in-law. She is her mid-30s. Though she is married, she controls the home and no one can say anything to her...

TECHNOLOGY

India to have 2nd largest online user-base after China by 2016

India to have 2nd largest online user-base after China by 2016

Availability of low-cost smartphones and increasing penetration of mobile broadband will help India overtake the US as the world's second largest Internet user-base by 2016, research firm eMarketer said

RELATIONSHIPS

Irretrievable breakdown of marriage 'debatable' ground for divorce: SC

Irretrievable breakdown of marriage 'debatable' ground for divorce: SC

With the government set to reintroduce the marriage laws amendment bill in the Lok Sabha to amend the Hindu Marriage Act and the Special Marriage Act to make irretrievable breakdown of marriage a ground for divorce, the Supreme Court has urged a rethink if it was an expedient ground for untying the matrimonial knot

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Parmesh Shahani on the lessons of life

Parmesh Shahani on the lessons of life

The maverick, who managed to turn Vikhroli into a cultural hub within just three years, tells Rinky Kumar why he derives great joy from connecting dots...

Today’s Horoscope

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ARIES

You will lack clarity today, which may drive you to undertake risky financial activities. If you stay within limits, though, you shall be fine. The week ahead: Selfless deeds shall give you a great sense of satisfaction and you shall realise how much pleasure can be had by sharing what is yours with others.Read More

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TAURUS

Your positivity shall be infectious, and even the most morose soul in your vicinity will begin to feel pepped up in your presence. That killing smile shall steal many hearts. The week ahead: You may become conscious about your behaviour. You shall also feel like working on your financial plans or may decide to overhaul them.Read More

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GEMINI

The day is very favourable for completing all the pending personal work. Spend the evening relaxing with your family. The week ahead: If you have been searching for business partners, this week is good. Those looking to raise finances for their businesses also have stars in their favour. Read More

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CANCER

Overall, a positive day awaits you. But things may not be rosy on the financial front. Financial issues involving finances may give you tension. The week ahead: This is an extremely good time to inculcate good new habits and get rid of old and undesirable ones. You shall work with full enthusiasm and clarity in your mind. Read More

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LEO

Though you may be overwhelmed with personal work, it may not be too urgent, so you shall be able to set your own pace. The week ahead: Your approach towards work shall be very positive and you shall be able to work for long hours at a stretch. Read More

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VIRGO

With no work pressure, you shall be able to focus on other things at the back of your mind, such as buying property. The week ahead: If you have decided to buy a new house, this week is auspicious. Besides, if you have not invested any money, this is an auspicious week to do so.Read More

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LIBRA

The stars are so loaded in your favour today that, despite their best efforts, none of your adversaries shall be able to cause you any harm. The week ahead: This week you shall become aware of your fears and weaknesses. It would be a good idea to start working on them before they can do damage.Read More

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SCORPIO

The new house or vehicle you have bought may be ready for possession or delivery sooner than expected. The week ahead: This is the best time for you to invest in gold, government policies, and other long-term securities. The time is also right to review your stock market investments. Read More

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SAGITTARIUS

With your energy levels dipping way below normal, and the stars not suggesting anything interesting, almost nothing can get you fired up. The week ahead:This week you need to be very careful about considering things from all angles before taking any major decision. Your associations with others shall be rewarding. Read More

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CAPRICORNUS

A unique blend of pragmatism and creativity will benefit you on many fronts. You will take up the role of an arbitrator and a peace-maker. The week ahead: At office, you shall be able to delegate and get much of your work done by others, while you delve deep within to find answers to seemingly inexplicable problems.Read More

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AQUARIUS

Teenagers may be swept up to cloud nine by the ecstasy of the first intrusions of Cupid, and may find themselves close to a relationship. The week ahead: As a professional, this week may test your patience. The key shall be to communicate more, as it shall give you more clarity regarding your 'way ahead'.Read More

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PISCES

No matter how thrifty you may be, the chances are that you shall have to loosen your purse-strings. An excursion is on the cards. The week ahead: The chances of embarking on a new career are bright. Artists shall surely make good progress. You will be happy with your position at work.Read More

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