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26 Yr Old Software Engineer Wins Rs.1 Crore Jackpot

By Seema Upadhyay, published on Jun 7, 2009

Garima P, a software engineer from Pune won Rs.10313291/- jackpot of Smart Lott lotteries, marketed by Scope Marketing (main distributor of Sugal & Damani Group) in Maharashtra. She was felicitated and given the prize money by Mr. C. M. Sharma, Director- Sikkim State Lotteries and Mr. Naresh Mangal, Director – Sugal & Damani Group of Companies.

The 26 yrs old software engineer is planning to give the prize money to her family. Talking about the future plans Garima said that “She plans to study further and buy a house with the prize money”. She was introduced... (more)

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Pre-nuptials

By Seema Upadhyay, published on May 26, 2009

Nisha, a young 37 years old lawyer by profession and mother of a 6 years old son was left penniless few months back; when she separated from her husband. The reason she didn’t have a pre-nuptial agreement before her marriage and she continued her work post marriage and used all her earnings to take care of the household expenses. She was shocked to know before separation that her husband Raj had a savings of Rs.20 lacs and refused to give her a single penny saying that it was his hard earned money and she should have saved and invested her salary smartly.

Nisha is not the only... (more)

Tags: education

Gemstones

By Seema Upadhyay, published on Feb 18, 2009

“Diamonds are girl’s best friend”. Ask any women and she would agree to this. From ancient civilization to the present fashion jewelry, gemstones have been an integral part of women. Some use it to make a style or fashion statement whereas others purely follow the instructions of their astrologers. The Indian or Hindu astrologers suggest the gemstones based on the moon sign (placement of moon in a person’s birth chart or kundali) whereas in western culture the astrologers use sun signs.

The gemstones have vibrations and energy and hence affect a person’s... (more)

Tags: fashion, china, japan

Spatika

By Seema Upadhyay, published on Feb 13, 2009

There was a time when a salon was a niche place where only the upper strata of the society would go to pamper their body and enhance their looks. Well that was a bygone era, these days we have spas and salons in every nook and corner; be it shopping malls or a local beauty salon everyone is offering spa services. But are these services actually benefiting you or damaging your body. The word Spa conjures up images of different types of massages, body wraps and baths. An ideal spa is supposed to work on soothing those fray nerves, releasing toxins from not just your body but also from your mind... (more)

Tags: golf, scrubs, medicine

Terrorists Killed And Hostages Rescued In Mumbai.

By Seema Upadhyay, published on Nov 29, 2008

The Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh pinned blame on militant groups based in India's neighbours, usually an allusion to old rival Pakistan.

Indian Foreign Minister Pranab Mukherjee was more explicit and said that "Preliminary evidence, prima facie evidence, indicates elements with links to Pakistan are involved,"

He urged Pakistan to dismantle the infrastructure that supports militants.

Pakistan has denied involvement and condemned the attacks. It has also offered full cooperation in fighting terrorism.

Operation Mumbai continued till late night on... (more)

Tags: terrorism, police

Terrorist Attacks In Mumbai.

By Seema Upadhyay, published on Nov 27, 2008

125 killed and more than 327 injured in the bomb blast and firing by the terrorist which still contines in Mumbai. So far there have been 27 bomb blasts in Taj and 20 blasts in Oberoi hotel.People are still inside Oberoi. The bomb blasts and the cross firing has been continous since past 25 hours.

A commercial building, Nariman Bhuvan in Nariman Point has terrorists holding two Israeli families as hostages since yesterday.

14 officers from Police department, Anti Terrorist Squad were killed since yesterday, while 9 terrorists were shot by the various law enforcement agencies.... (more)

Tags: police

Deccan Mujahideen Responsible For Bomb Blasts In Mumbai

By Seema Upadhyay, published on Nov 26, 2008

An unknown terrorist outfit, Deccan Mujahideen has sent a 2 page e-mail in hindi to all the news channel, during the terrorist attack in Mumbai, claiming the responsibility of these attacks.

105 years old Taj Mahal Hotel, one of the finest and the oldest 5 star hotel of Mumbai is on fire today. Many Indian and foreign hostages are still trapped inside the hotel. Though the hotel is surrounded with Rapid Action Force, Army, Military and Police. The terrorist have been constantly blasting bombs and firing at regular intervals.

The terrorists have used automatic machine guns and... (more)

Tags: mumbai attacks, mujahideen

Bomb Blast And Terrorist Firing In Mumbai

By Seema Upadhyay, published on Nov 26, 2008

Mumbai city is under terrorist attack, yes once more, there were total 12 blasts in different areas in South Mumbai and firing at 5 places. Two five star hotels, Taj and Oberoi have been attacked.

5 terrorists are still inside Taj Hotel room no.631, there were total 4 blasts in Taj hotel and 2 in Oberoi. The police and the commandoshave surrounded both the hotels and around 200 more NSG commandos are immediately called.

2 blasts happened inside a cab in 2 different areas. One below the flyover in Vile Parle near the domestic airport and another in Mazgaon area. One blast happened... (more)

Tags: police

Falafel

By Seema Upadhyay, published on Nov 25, 2008

What’s common between Israel, Manhattan, New York and amchi Mumbai? Well it’s the Piping hot Pita bread with falafel and hummus. One fine afternoon when I was taking a stroll with my eight year old to have our fix of Gelato dessert, mind you I have only Gelatos (it’s 99% fat free) because I feel less guilty for having those dollops of extra calories if I eat Baskin Robbins or other frozen desserts and ice cream. We didn’t get our Gelatos and were taken by a pleasant surprise as instead of Gelatos we walked in at Falafel’s Veg Hummus House in Lokhandwala (gelatos has shifted, don’t know where)

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Tags: pita, falafel, hummus, mumbai falafel

Food Mania In Mumbai

By Seema Upadhyay, published on Nov 21, 2008

I still remember my childhood when we would go shopping to buyclothes, shoes and accessories from different shops.Our shopping would always end either with pani puri, chaat ora sandwich.Now the times have changed; we no longer go to the market but head where our children want to shop; that isto the nearest mall.

The shopping is always followed by a visit to the gaming zone; a break at the food court and maybe end with the purchase of the favourite toy or an ice cream. It was Diwali vacation and being a mother; I headed to the nearest Mall. The food court of these malls simply... (more)

Tags: new york, france, australia, japan

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