• India's First Dog Park Built in Hyderabad; See Pictures
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    India's First Dog Park Built in Hyderabad; See Pictures

    Here's a look at the India's first, an exclusive and certified 'Dog Park' in Hyderabad. Take a look at the pictures…

  • Yahoo readers speak: Do you believe in ghosts?
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    Yahoo readers speak: Do you believe in ghosts?

    We asked our Yahoo users to vote on whether they believed in the ghostly forces or not. A resounding 46% said they did believe in ghosts, with 21% dismissing ghosts, 19% are not sure what they believe, and 14% needed hardcore proof to support any story. Some Yahoo users, true to form, have sent in some pretty hilarious (and some creepy) comments as well. We bring you the best of the best.

  • 20 Ways to Feel Happy (Almost) Instantly
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    20 Ways to Feel Happy (Almost) Instantly

    Being happy may just be the single most important thing you can do for your health, making it just as necessary as diet and physical activity. If you aren't feeling like yourself lately, not to worry. Knowing that times are stressful and the unexpected often occurs, here are ways to help you get back to happiness almost instantly. Related: Burn More Calories and Get Happier With 21 Life-Changing Morning Hacks Play a game (not on your phone): Get your family together, invite some friends over, and have a game night. ...

  • Reduce air pollution in your home with these air-purifying plants
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    Reduce air pollution in your home with these air-purifying plants

    Plants are the must-have home style accessory at the moment, but they also have a role to play in improving indoor air quality.

  • Give Taimur and Misha a break, these adorable babies of tele-actors are your cuteness quotient today
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    Give Taimur and Misha a break, these adorable babies of tele-actors are your cuteness quotient today

    In the name of cuteness, are you only getting Taimur Ali Khan and Misha Kapoor’s clicks served every morning via social media? We know, even though Rasgullas are the sweetest, after a certain time our heart craves change – some bundi ke laddu or kaju katli, maybe? To give a fresh change in your daily dose of cuteness – her are a bundle of adorable babies, kids of your favorite television star. Pretty sure, you didn’t even know some of them had kids.

  • The striking difference in how India treats its elders as compared to the West
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    The striking difference in how India treats its elders as compared to the West

    “How does that work?” questions a confused Oprah to the newly married Abhishek Bachchan on learning that the actor, along with his beautiful wife lives with his parents. “How does that work?” Abhishek doesn’t wait a second to throw the ball in Oprah’s court. This exchange brings to light the world’s view on the strong concept of ‘family’ in India.

  • His raised hand is a cue for you to put your foot down, learn it from these telly actresses
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    His raised hand is a cue for you to put your foot down, learn it from these telly actresses

    These actresses are your ideal daughter-in-law, sister-in-law or wife – Oh, the ever so sacrificing woman of India, the manifestation of familial virtues that would submit to every brutality presented to her by life to uphold the dignity of marriage and relationship. Honestly though, all that self-deprivation looks fine on screen, not so great in real life. For when the blow strikes your face, ladies, retiring to the kitchen and shedding tears in silence isn’t the best choice. Learn the art of life from your favourite telly actresses who combated domestic violence and dealt with it.

  • The Badass Moms - third dimension to Bollywood’s representation of mothers
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    The Badass Moms - third dimension to Bollywood’s representation of mothers

    I heard someone saying, the two things that any and every Indian hold closest to their hearts are Maa, and Cinema. It’s only obviously that the compound of the two has to be magical. Mothers have been painted in many colors on the India silver screen.

  • 10 cities around the world that are breathing just fine (while we are nowhere close yet)
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    10 cities around the world that are breathing just fine (while we are nowhere close yet)

    Decided on any destination for summer vacation this year? Well, we’d say stay out of the smoggy places that have nothing but polluted air to offer – that is something we are inhaling back and forth to work, shopping, movies, schools and colleges every day. Aren’t we?

  • I'd Commit a Felony Anyday- If Only I Get Sent to Any of These Prisons
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    I'd Commit a Felony Anyday- If Only I Get Sent to Any of These Prisons

    Pretty sure there are a couple of people on your hit list who are still breathing fine only because you don’t want to end up in a jail. But then you might want to commit that felony now, if someone promised you that you would be an inmate in any one of these 10 luxurious jails around the world. Trust me, they can put some big name resorts and chain hotels to shame.

  • Roadside School Gives Delhi’s Street Children A Second Chance
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    Roadside School Gives Delhi’s Street Children A Second Chance

    A selfless retiree has set up a school on the ROADSIDE for some of New Delhi's poorest children. A passerby might mistake Shyam Bihari Prasad’s students for a ragged bunch of street beggars but this unremarkable pavement is an invaluable resource for children to educate themselves. Videographer / director: Haziq Qadri Producer: Haziq Qadri, Nick Johnson Editor: Joshua Douglas

  • I Purposely Dumbed Myself Down To See If It Attracted More Men
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    I Purposely Dumbed Myself Down To See If It Attracted More Men

    I’ve always been “the smart one.”

  • These Picturesque Campuses From Around The World Turn Higher Studies into a Dream
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    These Picturesque Campuses From Around The World Turn Higher Studies into a Dream

    When I was young, I couldn’t wait to get out of school. The tedious routine of getting up early, getting ready, homework - I get tired just mentioning them, let alone doing anything.  Going to college wasn’t different either, and all I wanted was to get my degree as fast as possible and get my little behind out of the campus. But the students in these stunning campuses would rather spend their entire lives inside these premises.

  • So What Did You Do On Your 16th Birthday? Any Interesting Coming of Age Celebration Like  These?
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    So What Did You Do On Your 16th Birthday? Any Interesting Coming of Age Celebration Like  These?

    Adolescence introduces a zillion changes to our lives, we are no longer children, and not even adults yet. It’s a confused state of being with our body and mind  evolving into a new person every morning. What we experience during these years shapes the person we become in later years. Many cultures have thus recognized and glorified adolescence in their own ways.

  • Meet The ‘Masterjis’ Who Drape Masterpieces Around Our Bollywood Beauties
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    Meet The ‘Masterjis’ Who Drape Masterpieces Around Our Bollywood Beauties

    Our actresses are just so beautiful and immaculate round the clock, we can only ogle and heave a sigh. But only those who work behind the scenes know that even the gorgeous Deepika Padukone and Sonam Kapoor can use a little ‘pick me up’ at times. This is when their masterjis a.k.a ace costume designers come into play. Listing out the top designers of Bollywood who have made the Indian actress embodiment of grace

  • Breaking a Marriage is Never Easy - But These Divorces Are Hilarious!
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    Breaking a Marriage is Never Easy - But These Divorces Are Hilarious!

    Divorces and break-ups can never be cheerful. The pain included in separating one’s self from one’s better half entails unfathomable pain. But at times, like the ones we describe here, knowing about the reasons behind the fall out of a marriage can leave you in splits.

  • How three women found their identities online
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    How three women found their identities online

    For 60-year-old Suman Dugar from Jaipur, the death of her elder sister made her an entrepreneur. “After her death, I got so depressed and lonely that I decided to keep myself busy.  I was always fascinated by art since childhood and had a dream of doing something in that field. Unfortunately, I couldn’t make a career in it when I was young as I failed to get the support of my family,” she says. But now, there’s no looking back.

  • A Teacher Infused Me With Hatred For My Father, 27 Years Later, a 7 Year Old Redeemed Me
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    A Teacher Infused Me With Hatred For My Father, 27 Years Later, a 7 Year Old Redeemed Me

    A teacher is expected to mold the uninitiated minds into intellectual beings to gradually wheel the society towards a virtuous position, but how much worth can you place on a teacher who depraves a child’s innocence, encourages an entire class of 8 year olds to outcast one student, and poisons a son’s feelings for his father? Kedar’s dad will shake hands with the teacher and you will greet them with your outdated ‘Namaste’.

  • They Gave Me A Beautiful Face, Light Eyes, And Fair Skin, Then Left Me In A Garbage Dump - I Wish I Meet Them Once
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    They Gave Me A Beautiful Face, Light Eyes, And Fair Skin, Then Left Me In A Garbage Dump - I Wish I Meet Them Once

    You all had that older sibling who teased you throughout your childhood with stories describing how you were picked up from a garbage dump, don’t you? Yes, I was picked up by this family, the only one which I know as mine, some 24 years ago from the garbage dump where I was left  to rot along with other unwanted, disowned objects abandoned by the society.  My parents couldn’t produce a birth certificate during my admission in primary school and had to process a formal adoption.