The Duchess of Cambridge makes the case for lilac in Emilia Wickstead

The Duchess of Cambridge makes the case for lilac in Emilia Wickstead

t’s the final day of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s European tour today. After wearing a chic bird-printed cocktail dress last night which symbolised the creative ties between the UK and Germany (it was by Markus Lupfer, a German-born, London-based designer), the Duchess took the chance today to fly the flag for British fashion as she headed to Hamburg this morning. Kate turned to one of her favoured British designers, Emilia Wickstead, for an elegant lilac day dress reminiscent of numerous Wickstead creations which she already has in her wardrobe. The New…

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DU releases sixth cut-off for remaining seats

DU releases sixth cut-off for remaining seats

With a few seats remaining in certain colleges for some courses, the Delhi University released a sixth cutoff on Friday. Classes have already started in colleges. Admissions to most courses at most colleges have closed. But certain colleges still have a few seats left. The registrar’s office released a list of the lowest cutoff. “The college can either offer the course at the this lowest cutoff, or drop it further,” said a DU official working with admissions. Students would have to visit individual colleges on Saturday to find the cutoff requirement…

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Smart breakfast choice for healthy living

Smart breakfast choice for healthy living

Are you skipping your breakfast for any reason? Be cautious! It is the most important meal of the day. If you are avoiding breakfast for reasons such as to lose weight or a busy lifestyle, you are mistaken. You have to be watchful with some knowledge of health and food and have a wholesome breakfast. Your breakfast should fulfil two basic requirements. First, it should be packed with fibre-rich food, lean proteins and healthy fats that can help you stop that famished feeling, providing a high level of satiety. Second,…

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35 Healthiest Foods for Women

35 Healthiest Foods for Women

If you ask us, a balanced diet, and not diamonds, are a woman’s best friend. Whether it is at home or at work, working round the clock can be exhausting. We know that the nutritional needs of a woman are different from those of a man. A diet that lacks in some of these essential nutrients can damage the body from within. Experts agree that a balanced diet, rich in all the essential nutrients holds the key. According to Bangalore-based nutritionist, Shalini Manglani, “Iron is the most important nutrient that your body…

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Making room for the baby

Making room for the baby

Don’t let your kid’s personal space be an afterthought. Here’s how to get started: Recently, Bollywood’s favourite promoter of nepotism got his babies home to a swanky and pristine-white nursery designed by friend Gauri Khan. A child’s nursery is not just any other room; they are well thought out spaces for the child to call his/her own from the day he/she’s born. While Karan Johar’s nursery is right out of a catalogue, you don’t have to break the bank to get your child’s room ready. All you need is a…

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Celebrity sale: Kylie Jenner sells her ‘starter home’ for $4.56 million

Celebrity sale: Kylie Jenner sells her ‘starter home’ for $4.56 million

The youngest member of the Kardashian-Jenner crew is the one with the most houses. Kylie Jenner is putting her $4.56 million ‘starter home’ on the market. Budding real estate mogul Kylie Jenner has reportedly sold her Calabasas, California starter house for $4.56 million. The 19-year-old social media maven purchased the Tuscan-esque style residence in March 2015 for $3.57 million and gave it a high-glam makeover with stark white walls, jet black timber, glitzy light fixtures and several smoked mirror panels. The approximately 474-square-metre residence has six bedrooms and 6.5 bathrooms. and is…

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BBAU VC and registrar summoned by Scheduled Caste Commission for irregularity in hiring

BBAU VC and registrar summoned by Scheduled Caste Commission for irregularity in hiring

Lucknow: The National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) has summoned Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University vice chancellor RC Sobti and registrar Sunita Chandra on Thursday to explain allegations of irregular recruitments in the university and ‘unfair’ treatment of students, teachers and employees belonging to the Scheduled Caste (SC) category. Chairman NCSC, Prof RS Katheria, will seek explanations from the two university authorities for the alleged irregularities in appointments and non-implementation of the roster policy on campus. Allegations have also been made that unfair practices were adopted for screening of candidates. The NCSC…

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NEET: TN will continue to press Centre for exemption

NEET: TN will continue to press Centre for exemption

Coimbatore The Tamil Nadu Government will continue to exert pressure on the Centre to exempt the state from NEET, education minister K A Sengottaiayan has said. The government’s stand in this regard was clear and it would continue to fight for exemption from NEET for the benefit of the students, he said. Besides, there were plans to release a book containing 54,000 questions being asked at the national-level examinations conducted by the Centre, he said. Stating that new announcements for the benefit of students from economically backward classes would be…

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Do You Watch TV for More Than 10 Hours a week? You Need to Stop!

Do You Watch TV for More Than 10 Hours a week? You Need to Stop!

  Television or TV viewing is one of the most common pastimes for many. We consume any and every form of information from this so-called “idiot box” hours at end, without even realizing our limit. As soon as the television is turned on, our eyes are glued and we just can’t seem to get ourselves to turn the power button off. Excessive television watching has already been linked to a variety of health problems as well as an increase in snacking tendencies. This holds especially true for the youth of…

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