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5 reasons to be worried that monsoons are finally here!

Monsoons are finally here, after a long extended summer that didn’t seem to end. While monsoons conjure up the image of hot cups of tea coupled with steaming pakodas, there’s a dark side to the season that you shouldn’t ignore. Monsoons are wet, waterlogged and harbingers of diseases. Your immunity taking a hit doesn’t help either. Monsoons come with their own catalogue of diseases and infections that you can catch. And these are primarily caused by: A: Mosquitoes (Malaria, Dengue,

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10 Affordable hacks to keep cool this summer

The harsh and sweltering summer heat makes you want to reach for that remote and turn your air-conditioner to full blast. Well, that might leave you feeling cool and relaxed for the time being, but there’s no way you can slash the electricity bill at the end of the month. Here are 19 most affordable hacks to stay cool and beat the heat during the harsh summer months. Try them out. 1. Turn your fan into an air-conditioner This great

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10 minute Summer Hack: Cleaning your air conditioner yourself

Sprucing up the inside of your AC unit will help restore it to glory and remove any mildew and mould that may have accumulated inside. Even if your unit is running smoothly, it’s a good idea to give it a clean, now that you’ll be using it with the onset of summer. Most of the time, insufficient cooling or foul smell from the AC is just a cleaning problem Hence, here is a set of DIY instructions for anyone who

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10 things city life will teach you

Cities have a reputation for a number of things — and being one of the most eye-opening places in the world is definitely one of them. Cities are the mecca for crazies, and any person who has lived in one for long enough has learned his/her fair share of lessons. Cities is a crash course in life, of the most important, valuable and beautiful things this world has to offer. Here are the 10 Things City Life Has Taught Me:

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7 Headphones for the Audiophile on a Budget!

The following headphones priced under Rs. 2,500 make for the best of budget audio purchases. Sennheiser HD202 II If you like relaxing while listening to music, the Sennheiser HD 202 II are the ones for you. It comes with a 10-foot long cable which could be a bother if you use these outdoors, but if you can deal with it, these are one of the best closed-back headphones you can get in this budget. It sounds good, and frankly, can well

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The Week In Barcelona You Need To Know About!

With the exhibit halls in Barcelona cleared out and the press conferences long done, it’s time to look back on the week that was in the world’s largest gathering for the mobile industry, organised by the GSMA. What’s old is new: Nokia, BlackBerry and Moto All aboard the nostalgia train with the rebooted 3310. Nokia 3310 isn’t pretty, and it does barely anything. You get a month of battery life, but you’ll have to give up your apps and touchscreen. The new Nokia 6, and the 5

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What are the new rules for cash transactions?

Yes, it’s true. Some banks will be charging you a minimum amount of Rs 150 per transaction for cash deposits and withdrawals beyond four free transactions in a month. The new charges would apply to savings as well as salary accounts effective today. Public sector banks may also follow suit. Here’s what it means: If you are an Axis Bank customer 1. Customers will be allowed five free transactions every month, including deposits and withdrawals. From the sixth transaction, customers will

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14 Easy Recipes of Icebox Desserts You Will Want to Eat All Summer Long!

1. FOUR WORDS – COOKIES CREAM ICEBOX CAKE You’ll need a lot of cookies and a lot of whipped cream. Grab a cookie, spread a fat dollop of whipped cream on top of it, and begin constructing a cookie-cream tower. Cover the entire log in whipped cream. Let it sit overnight so that the cookies can absorb the cream and become gloriously soft and cake-like. Easy! 2. NO BAKE BLACK FOREST ICEBOX CAKE Ingredients: 30 squares of crackers 1 cup

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Microsoft Decodes India’s Future!

Microsoft announced at its Future Decoded event in Mumbai on February 21, a slew of new initiatives to boost Skill India. It’s a plan orchestrated by the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi. The campaign was launched on 15 July 2015 with the target to train over 400 million people in India in different skills by 2022. CEO of Microsoft, Satya Nadella, promised to not only help train people as part of this scheme, but also help them get jobs via the professional

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Jio Set to Disrupt Again!

At a press conference yesterday, Reliance Industries chief Mukesh Ambani said starting April 1, Jio will launch a Prime offer, under which users can opt for its ongoing free calls, free data (subject to 1GB per day) and get access to its media suite for a one-time fee of Rs 99 and a Rs 303 monthly plan. For other subscribers who take up Jio’s services after April 1, Ambani said the telecom company’s tariff plans will offer 20 percent more

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