How To Make Your Diwali The Best, Despite The Cracker Ban!
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Don’t be disheartened with the Cracker Ban this Diwali. Rather find alternatives to spice up the festive mood. We suggest a few ways to make Diwali great again. These ways surely will put you off the whole Cracker Ban spin. It’s time to celebrate DIWALI!

Writer, Women Planet
Seeing His Son Smile Was His Biggest Diwali Gift!
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Do you remember the reason behind all the beautiful memories that you have? Who really were the people who gave you moments worth living for a lifetime? Yes, you got it right, your parents.

Content Writer, Women Planet
5 Lesser Known Indian Festivals
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India is a diverse country with a wide variety of culture, religion, languages and people. The number of festivals celebrated are huge in number. We list the 5 lesser known festivals celebrated in different parts of the country.

Content Writer, Women Planet
Festival Fitness: Happy Diwali Is A Healthy Diwali!
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From the Expert

While the joy of the upcoming festivities fills you with anticipation and excitement, does your worry of weight gain dull that sparkle in your eye? Worry not, because we’re here to help you sail through the season worry free.
So sit back, relax and read on to know how you can make this Diwali, a healthy one.

Sport Science and Nutritionist
Beauty De-mystified: Tips To Look Gorgeous This Festive Season!
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From the Expert

Diwali is a season of joy, festivities, traditions and crackers. It is also that time of the year when you spend time with your loved ones, indulge in gifting and socializing. While making the most of this festive season, a little care, awareness and alertness can go a long way in helping you look and feel good both on the inside and outside and keep a spring in your step as you spread joy and vitality all around.

Anti-Aging Expert
Celebrating Diwali With Food, The Healthy Way!
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From the Expert

Yes, Diwali – the festival of lights, is here!! And so are our favorite mouth-watering, ghee-infused and calorie-loaded sweets, mithai, farsan, snacks and drinks! Amidst all the planned outings, parties and mithai-loaded plates, we usually tend to neglect our health and weight! So, here are some tips top enjoy a guilt-free Diwali.

Dietician & Nutritionist
Spread The Goodness: 10 Ways To Be A Reason For Someone’s Smile This Diwali!
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Diwali is a festival of lights, a divine power to remove the darkness and spread brightness. It is commemorate the return of God Ram to Ayodhya after 14 years of Vanvas, after defeating the evil Ravan. It is about the victory of truth over evil, about spreading happiness in homes and families by sharing sweets, food and clothes. Every Diwali we comes across things like how to create homemade lamps, various designs of Rangoli, Recipes for Diwali cuisines and what not? But this Diwali let’s do something different!

Journalist at Womenplanet
Diwali Styling Tips : Opt The Right Outfit, Makeup This Festival!
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From the Expert

This is my favorite time of the year.. a slight nip in the air, fireworks and Diwali shopping. So the festival of lights is here and I know you girls are planning on how to doll up this Diwali. Some of you might also be planning an outfit and look to adorn at your office Diwali party. So here are a few of my tips on how you should get ready this Diwali.

Makeup Artist
8 Tips For Healthy Skin Before This Festive Season!
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From the Expert

Festive Season is about to begin and everyone wants to look their best on all the festivals. Be it your health, skin, hair or dress, you want everything to be perfect. What if we say that your skin needs extra care before the festive season so as to be prepared for the same? During festivals, you tend to put lot of make-up on your skin and also, due to heavy traffic on roads pollution level increases which is harmful for your skin & hair. Here are few TIPs that you must start from now so as to keep your skin healthy!

Nutritionist & Cosmetologist
Happy Dussehra: 8 Little Known Facts About The Magnificent Festival!
The Ravana, Kumbhakarna and Meghanada effigies before flaming, at the Dussehra celebrations, at Red Fort Ground on the auspicious occasion of Vijay Dashmi, in Delhi on October 17, 2010.

Dussehra is one the most popular festival that glorifies the victory of Good over Evil, truth over false and sin over virtue. It reminds us to walk on the path of Dharma, the righteousness no matter how hard times it makes you to go through. The festival inspires us the very fact of ‘Satyamev Jayate’, meaning it’s the ‘TRUTH’ that wins in the end. 10th Day of every Navratri is the festival of Dussehra, according to the Hindu Lunar Calendar. Effigy of Ravan, the Evil king of Lanka from the Epic Ramayan is burnt to celebrate the victory of God Ram who killed the evil power. It also marks the triumph of Goddess Durga over demon Mahishasur.

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10 Amazing Facts You Might Not Be Aware About God Krishna!
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Krishna Janmashtami is the day when one the very favorite God of Hinduism was born, the great day when KRISHNA was born. We all are aware about his ‘Raasleela’, ‘Makhan Chori’, his role in the holy book of ‘Geeta’ and all his divine leela but there might be some facts which probable our Television Serials haven’t enlightened us with. Here are few facts about Nandlala Kanhaiya that you probably would know for the first time.

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12 Things That proves Brother-Sister Bond Is Greatest of All!
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Relationships are always gratifying, a thread of those sweet and sour memories that binds us together. Relations that connects us through the bonds of parents, partners, friends but nothing can beat the most mischievous of all, the one with whom you cannot live in a same room for at least a day.. at the same without whom your life is empty like a shell, yes you guessed that right, the Brother-Sister Bond! And today is the day to celebrate this most revered connection of all, Raksha Bandhan, a strong protective relation between a brother and a sister. But hey, this bond isn’t sweet as you read here, it’s packed with full of nautanki… lot of fights and lot of nok-jhoks. Here are few instances.

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How To Avoid Weight Gain In Diwali?
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From the Expert

Diwali is the festival of Lights and Joy. It’s time to enjoy and have loads of fun. And thanks to the goodies which we eat, no work stress and workout activities because of the holidays, there is a tendency to put on weight (fat) and go off track.

Nutrition & Fitness Expert
10 Reasons I Am Eagerly Waiting For Diwali!
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What… it’s Diwali time?? Did you choose a destination for your family vacation? And I bet you are just too excited about your Diwali bonus and the shopping spree!

For any person who lives in India, Diwali is one of the most awaited festivals of all. Not just due to the wide variety of fire-crackers available these days, but for a large number of other reasons. Some of which have been jotted down here. So, here are 10 reasons why we all eagerly wait for Diwali, each year.

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5 Ideas To Make Diwali Candles @ Home!
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From the Expert

Diwali is a festival of lights. We all love lighting up our houses and bringing in health, wealth and prosperity. How about if this time, we gave candles a different life. We welcome the festive season with a twist, all at a minimal cost. I usually love these little DIY projects that is easy to undertake with some great results.

Textile & Interior Designer
9 Navratri Facts That Only Garba Lovers Can Relate To!
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People around the country, are you ready for the dance mania? We bid it a goodbye last year and here it is again everyone’s favourite, Navratri. The entire nation would have their unique way and charm in celebrating this festival, but Navratri, is definitely a “Khushboo Gujarat Ki”!

Journalist at Womenplanet
How To Throw a Super hit Theme Party
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I am a party person and I love attending as well as throwing parties. Theme parties are very much in trend these days and thus I usually prefer throwing a theme party. To guarantee the success of your theme party, there are 7 steps you absolutely must know. These 7 steps reveal the secrets to ensuring that every party you ever throw being an amazing success. It’s all about planning and foresight.

Guest Blogger
Spirit Of Holi In Different Regions Of India & Its Delicacies
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Holi is indeed a much celebrated festival in different parts of the nation. As the region changes, the significance and the delicacies change as well. But the spirit of Holi remains unchanged. As you move to different parts of India the shades of Holi have a different story to reveal. According to the place, the traditions, food and name changes. The following reveals the names of Holi and its delicacies.

Journalist at Women Planet