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  • A different Eid

    Prepare a decent meal, share whatever is in your stores. And if you feel like, don a piece that is special, if not new. Dress up in the morning, and get set to enjoy the company of loved ones virtually, thanks to technology which has made these tough times of isolation that much easier.
  • Mithaiwala’s place

    The word ‘mithai’ has the same meaning in lexicons of Bengali, Urdu, and Hindi languages, and evokes the same sense of pleasure, and joyous emotions we feel in celebrations and festivities across the subcontinent.
  • Good ol’ Vaseline hacks!

    From fulfilling your beauty staple basic needs to using it for the most bizarre things, Vaseline is one of those products that resides in everyone’s house, small or big — a tub of Vaseline is the quickest fix to all your dehydrated and cracked skin needs. Here’s a quick reminder this winter of all the other things you can use it for.
  • Lotion to the rescue

    It comes without saying how important it is to apply body lotion after taking a bath. But did you know that the lotion prevents the build-up of static electricity by acting as a barrier. Whatever remnant is left on your hands, just rub it onto your clothes to diffuse the shocks.
  • Banishing study overload

    Stress is an all prevailing issue now, gripping every single age group. Not even the school-going youngsters are free from it. It is simply unfathomable how a child out of pre-school needs to learn not only difficult spellings in two languages, but also the times tables, with a grasp on the basics of world history.
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