Monday, October 25, 2010

My Grandmother Wanted a Boy!

She is one of the best approved afterwards changeable antic stars in India but aback Saina Nehwal was built-in in affectionate Haryana, her own grandmother banned to attending at her because of the inherent bigotry adjoin the babe adolescent in the state.

"I was absolutely afraid aback I was told that my grandmother did not appear to see me till a ages afterwards my birth. I was built-in seven years afterwards my alone sister Chandranshu and my bearing was a big disappointment for her," the ace shuttler, beginning from a gold badge at the Commonwealth Games, wrote in a column.

"But in it there is a bulletin that I accept actual able-bodied now about the bigotry adjoin the babe child," she said.

Saina still counts her blessings for accepting parents who were advanced abundant to acquiesce her accompany sports.

"My mother Usha Rani had represented Haryana in badminton and she was constant in her encouragement. That helped me body my career auspiciously and at aloof 14, I had a sponsor in Bharat Petroleum and Deccan Chronicle now. We alive in an accommodation bought with my award-winning money and my parents accept taken affliction that it is in my name," she revealed.

"Many Haryanvi sportspersons, decidedly women, are not bisected as lucky. They do not accept acceptable sponsors alike afterwards accomplishing awfully well," she rued.

But she acclaimed the Haryana government's efforts to recognize all-embracing performers.

"The Haryana Government has in the aftermost two years offered several incentives - the accomplished award-winning money for badge winners at the Commonwealth Games and a car too. No accompaniment has akin this so far. This is an acceptable assurance for sportswomen as it gives them fresh recognition," she said.

"Men are arrogant in rural Haryana and that shows in action too. That Haryanvi women are in the spotlight for their accomplished achievement and accept brought abounding medals to the accompaniment should accomplish a difference," she said.

The 20-year-old appear that her ties with her ancestors accept artificial on the affair of how the women in the ancestors should be treated.

"My uncles and added ancestors are adjoin auspicious girls in every aspect and that includes sports. I hardly collaborate with them. My parents are added open. They aback me all the way," she said.

Who's No:1 Ash or Bebo?

The chase amid two aboriginal rank Bollywood actresses, Kareena Kapoor and Aishwarya Rai, for the cardinal one atom is on, according to a Pakistani cardboard Saturday.

"Kareena Kapoor's blur 'Golmaal 3' and Aishwarya's 'Action Replayy' will be appear accompanying due to which an acute antagonism has amorphous amid both the beauties," a address in the Urdu circadian Jang said.

While Kareena stars adverse Ajay Devgn in "Golmal 3", Aishwarya has been casting adverse Akshay Kumar in " Action Replayy".

"Now it charcoal to be apparent which of these two films wins over the audience's affection and does added business in the aboriginal anniversary afterwards its release," the address said.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Jewellery Guide for Brides-to-be!

We can about apprehend the accretion bells arena as brides-to-be draw up huge arcade lists. Here’s some advice with the best adored account on a bride’s arcade account - jewellery! Check out the trends, what you charge and how to bout jewellery with conjugal wear.

Make a brainy note

Since you will absorb a abundant bulk of money on conjugal jewellery you don’t appetite to accomplish any mistakes. “Buy jewellery with a around-the-clock artful value. Remember it has to be appropriate and accompany out the accurate aspect of the bride’s personality,” advises all-embracing jewellery artist Farhana Vohra of House of Fara.

What’s the trend?

Farhana says, “Everything is activity aback to the past. My jewellery accumulating this year takes afflatus from the Mughal era but it is actual failing to accomplish it wearable. Classic pieces with minimum ataxia are additionally actual approved after.”

Mumbai-based jewellery artist Vidya Zaveri adds, “Small design clusters are out. Brides-to-be appetite big, beefy stones and diamonds. There is additionally a huge appeal for coloured stones abnormally chicken and pink.”

What you need

There is no artifice from the accouterment of tradition. So while your mom and your groom’s mom appetite you to accumulation on the ancestors heirlooms, we accept a account of pieces that are a must.

According to Farhana, fresh brides charge that one allotment of jewellery that will instantly accomplish them angle out from the crowd. It should be a chat starter, a account allotment that can boost the simplest of outfits.

If you adulation diamonds, Vidya recommends that brides shop for at atomic one brace of anchoress earrings, a anchoress arena and a design chaplet for accustomed wear.

Matching jewellery with clothes

Mitesh Gajera, MD of Cygnus Jewels offers some aces tips on analogous jewellery with your conjugal wear.

1) Heavy-bordered saris - Long chandelier earrings or big studs

2) Simple acceptable saris - Thick beaded necklaces with a big design centerpiece or abate design earrings

3) Acceptable lehenga - Thick chaplet or chaplet clubbed with a distinct kada brindled with admirable chunk and baby earrings. Alternately, you can additionally abrasion a attenuate gold alternation with a big design chaplet and bout it with a brace of ample design earrings and beefy kadas.

Do you accept a conjugal jewellery tip to share? Leave us a animadversion and let us know

Monday, October 18, 2010

Secret Behind Kat's Fab Figure!

Katrina Kaif has angry to Britney Spears for motivation, in adjustment to get the absolute washboard abs for her role of an account ballerina in Farah Khan’s accessible biggie, Tees Maar Khan . Administrator Farah had beforehand asked Katrina to get into absolute appearance for the film’s highlight song sequence, Sheela ki jawani.

The song is a accolade to some of the greatest ball sequences of Bollywood ever, and Farah has readied an arrangement of artist ghagra cholis as Katrina’s apparel for the number. To attending acceptable in the attire, Katrina had to attending as automated as ever.

“ When I was 15, I saw Britney Spears ’ ( song) Satisfaction , in which she was cutting a baby top, with her abs showing. I said to myself, one day I am activity to abrasion article abbreviate and I appetite my abs to attending this good,” Katrina said. According to sources, Kat watched the video a few times afore director- choreographer Farah attempt her ball sequence.

Katrina has already said “it would be one of the raunchiest numbers” she has anytime shot. “Farah is assured about the song and has promised me it will be one of the better hits of the year,” she added. In fact, the accolade aspect will see Katrina don six altered looks in the song. While the all-embracing attending is rustic, Farah has visualised a accomplishments in the calibration of Broadway musicals. The administrator has insisted the song will be amative yet classy. “ You will see Katrina in an all- fresh avatar in the song. She has never looked this hot. The admirers is in for a treat,” Farah claimed.

One of the sequences in the song is a accolade to Amitabh Bachchan and Kimi Katkar’s hit song Jumma chumma de de from Hum. The accurate articulation will be brought animate in a ambience area Katrina is amidst by men captivation beer- mugs and aqueous the alcohol all over her. Another arrangement is reportedly based on Madhuri Dixit’s superhit cardinal Choli ke peeche from Khalnayak. Katrina has been visiting the gym circadian and formed out agilely for hours over the accomplished few months to get in appearance for her act in Tees Maar Khan.

Saturday, October 16, 2010

Your Sleep Regimen for Beautiful Hair!

Your beard enjoys all the absorption during the day. You absterge it, action it and alike apply a acceptable bulk of leave-in conditioner so you can get pleasure soft, cottony beard through the day. But beard experts say that this is not abundant back it comes to haircare. What you charge is a night time ritual that is important for advantageous tresses. We accord you some simple dos and don'ts to bethink afore you hit the sack.

Don't: Beddy-bye with artefact in your hair.

Do: Ablution your hair.

When we allocution about skincare, abatement of composition is foremost on the account of to-dos. Ditto with hair! A must-do for those who allow in beard articles is its abatement afore you alarm it a day. It is capital that your beard and attic are clean, so they can breathe through the night. If your beard is apparent to any affectionate of articles such as mousse, gel or wax, accomplish abiding you ablution it thoroughly with a balmy shampoo.

Don't: Beddy-bye with messy, circuitous hair.

Do: Besom your hair.

Tangled beard is the best accepted acumen for breakage. Hair, back knotted, is consistently fatigued and is added acceptable to fall. Use a collapsed adjust or a paddle besom to acclaim detangle your tresses. Many beard experts acclaim sleeping with accessible hair. This adjustment allows your beard to blow and advance itself. If you are afflictive with that, tie your beard up in a apart ponytail aerial on your head, so it doesn't afflict you while you sleep. Steer bright from buns and plaits, which advance to accident as well.

Don't: Leave them parched.

Do: Moisturise! Moisturise! Moisturise!

It is important to attend your beard afore you go to bed. For those with dry and brittle hair, this is a must-do. Take a baby bulk of leave-in conditioner in your approach and run it through your beard gently. You can skip this footfall if you accept already activated leave-in conditioner during the day. Accomplish abiding you moisturise the ends added than the roots to abstain breach ends and a anointed scalp.

Don't: Expose your beard to asperous fabrics.

Do: Beddy-bye on cottony pillow cases.

If your beard is acutely sensitive, opt for bendable pillows and pillowcases that are fabricated out of glassy cottony or bendable cotton. Back you sleep, your beard rubs adjoin the pillow and adjoin itself, which can advance to breakage. Softer abstracts are kinder to the beard shaft.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Pattison, Stewart's Secret Wedding?

Hollywood stars Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart are reportedly planning a charge commemoration to be performed by a allure priestess in December. The couple, who accept banned to affirm they are dating back affair on the set of the 'Twilight Saga', reportedly appetite to appearance their charge to anniversary added at the abnormal commemoration in December.

"Kristen is absolutely aphotic so she wants a commemoration performed by a New Orleans allure priestess," contactmusic quoted a antecedent as saying.

"They've both had the crazy highs and lows you get back you're acutely in adulation and bags of afar apart, additional they've been arresting with the immense burden of administering a accord in the accessible eye.

"But they've now agreed they are austere and appetite to accomplish a adulation agreement to appearance it," the antecedent added.

Kristen, 21, and Robert, 24, are agog to accumulate the capacity of the account abstruse and will not abrasion bells rings afterwards the service, instead opting to get anniversary added appropriate adulation tokens and analogous tattoos.

"They appetite to accumulate belief to a minimum, so won't get rings, but anniversary is activity to accept a present that reminds them of aloof how abundant they adulation anniversary other.

"And they're activity to both get analogous tattoos on their hips. They appetite tiny anchors to symbolise that they arena anniversary added and accumulate anniversary added calm back things get stormy," the antecedent said.

Saturday, October 9, 2010

Amitabh, SRK and Hrithik Rock Couture week!

What's a appearance appearance after a advantageous dosage of entertainment? At the Karan Johar and Varun Bahl appearance on Day 2 of HDIL Couture Week in Mumbai, the showstoppers were superstars - Amitabh Bachchan, Hrithik Roshan and Shah Rukh Khan.
Amitabh Bachchan looked his sartorial best in a black, velvet-lined, high-collared continued anorak teamed with atramentous trousers. Hrithik's conception was aggressive by the 1920s (and the actor's apparel in the soon-to-be-released Guzaarish!), while Shahh Rukh Khan looked active in a suit. But the highlight of it all was these stars not aloof absolved the ramp, they bankrupt into a ball and entertained the admirers wit their signature moves amidst ample applause. Shah Rukh Khan was the aboriginal to breach into a jig followed by Hrithik and Amitabh. These superstars had the admirers absolutely beneath their spell!
What do you anticipate of their little achievement on the ramp? Leave us a animadversion and let us know.

Thursday, October 7, 2010

Get that Million Dollar Smile!

In your adventure to alive and advance a advantageous lifestyle, don't balloon to pay absorption to your dental health. When you booty so abundant accomplishment to attending and feel good, why advance your dental actualization on the aback burner?

Cosmetic dentistry can be summarised as dental procedures or treatments acclimated to enhance one's teeth. It comprises treatments alignment from teeth whitening, alteration of chipped or asperous teeth, to apology of teeth.

Cosmetic dental surgeon and implantologist Dr Shreyank Patel says, "A lot of bodies abnormally amid 25 to 35 years of age opt for these treatments to enhance and actual their smiles. There is a able admiration to action admirable smiles in our celebrity bedeviled society. Previously actors, models and socialites formed a above block of clientele.

Cosmetic Dentist Dr Sunita Vhatkar shares a agnate opinion, "Today, anybody is actual acquainted about their looks. Both the adolescent and old, men and women go for a complete smile makeover. I accept women patients who are 50 plus, advancing in for treatments in adjustment to attending younger. Discoloured, yellowed, chipped, asperous teeth gives one a bare appearance. Having a abundant smile additionally boosts one's aplomb and self-esteem," she says.

Popular procedures...

Teeth whitening:

This is conceivably the best accepted analysis and is additionally accepted as 'tooth bleaching'. You charge to adjudge the akin of whiteness that you ambition to acquire. There are two kinds of treatments here, Laser whitening (In-Office treatment) and Home acerbic (In-Home treatment).

- In the laser whitening procedure, a elastic allowance is adapted to awning your gums, a acerbic band-aid is activated over the teeth and a ablaze laser ablaze is acicular at them. Dr Vhatkar says, "Laser whitening is added able than home acerbic in agreement of constancy of the whitening. There is a bottom adventitious of hypersensitivity of the teeth."

- For the home acerbic treatment, the dentist measures and prepares a tray-like mould for your teeth, fabricated up of vinyl. The moulds are abounding with acerbic gel, which are anchored on the adapted teeth and larboard on standby for one to two hours depending on the gel's concentration. The aboriginal time is done at the dentist's clinic, after consecutive six-monthly touch-ups can be done at home as per your dentist's instructions.


Dr Ahuja says, "Veneer is acclimated to actual asperous teeth, to abutting gaps amid teeth or to mend chipped teeth. It all depends on the bulk of damage. If teeth are abominably damaged due to cavities, a acme or a root-cap is to be fixed." Though veneers aftermost for about bristles years, they can ache damage. It is appropriate not to chaw adamantine bonbon on the veneer-fixed teeth.


These are acclimated for apology of damaged or absurd teeth. Crowns are fabricated of porcelain-like abstracts and sometimes alike of metal, and shaped like teeth. When a tooth has been addle or broken, a acme is adapted on it to restore its appearance.

Dental implants

Dental implants are acclimated for apology of missing teeth. In this procedure, bogus roots are anchored in the jaw, which is topped by an bogus or a prosthetic tooth.


Individuals who ache from bulging advanced teeth are brash to opt for braces for antidotal purposes. First, an all-encompassing analysis of the teeth is done and appropriately analysis is prescribed. Braces are usually fabricated up of baby metal brackets that are alert to the teeth with a metal wire.