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HYDERABAD LIFESTYLE MAGAZINE

Special Bonding

VOL 01 | ISSUE 11 | OCTOBER 1, 2010

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Fashion

Dress Transitions

Automobiles

A Day From His Diary

Toyota PRIUS

Nazeer Shaikh

Travel

Exclusive

Andhra Pradesh

Beauty

10 DIY steps for geat skin Shopaholic

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Beauty Diary

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Contents 8 Entertainment Your quota of gossips, scandals, news and amusementswn

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12 Tinsel Town

Take a sneak peak of what’s happening in town

28 Health

Detox your body

30 Fashion

Tips of Dress Transition

36 Chef In You

Remedy of Lemon Ice Tea

37 A Day from his Diary

Shopoholic

Chit Chat with Nazeer

40 Beauty

Cover Story

10 steps to a glowing skin

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48 Interview with Cover Model

Interacting with Moumitha while the photoshoot

57 Flaunt of the Issue

The picture of the issue we found is worth a speacial Nikesha

60 Fortnightly Diaries

Upcoming events, City Festivals

Special Bonding

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62 Horoscope

Check your predictions, scientific tarot reading and astrology by Suhasini

Travel

Automobiles


EDITOR’S NOTE

Dear Readers, Beauty has its own meaning for everyone; it varies from an individual to individual. Good looks alone can’t make you beautiful it’s the confidence as well as your personality which makes you stand out in crowd. This time we come up with our exclusive beauty issue and I am sure ladies are going to love this particular issue a lot. We give you all the handy hints to look beautiful and keep your body and skin healthy and glowing. We get you the most beautiful women from different fields as our cover story and a very special fashion article the perfect transition. Beautiful momita is on the cover. We have covered the most happening dos in our tinsel town; Dr P Raghu Ram and DR Vyjayanthi are our special bonding couple this time. A day from your dairy section has beautiful Manita. We have covered our very own Andhra Pradesh in travel section, so if you people want you can pack up your bags and have a fun filled weekend in parts of Andhra Pradesh. I thank you all for the amazing response we have received for our previous issue. Keep following us on the king of social networking –FACEBOOK. Be beautiful always

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HYDERABAD LIFESTYLE MAGAZINE

OCTOBER 1, 2010 | VOL 1 ISSUE 11

FORTNIGHTLY MAGAZINE

CEO-Ansar Ahmed Bilgrami Publisher & Editor G.M. & Fashion Editor

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NEWS

HOLLYWOOD

MARRIAGE-SPLIT

Winslet ‘happy’with home life

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The Titanic actress and American Beauty director Mendes called time on their sevenyear marriage in March (10), insisting the break-up was amicable. Winslet has since been linked with male model Louis Dowler, and despite remaining tight-lipped about any possible new romance, she is adamant her home life with her two kids - daughter Mia Honey, nine, and six-year-old son Joe - could not be better. She tells Hello! magazine, “I look at these gigantic children and I think, wow, you’re mine! I couldn’t be more grateful. And so this time now is really about focusing on them and working when I can and when the opportunity presents itself, and I’m just very, very fortunate to have two such glorious kids.” Asked if she is currently “fulfilled and happy”, she replies, “Yes... absolutely, at the moment, regarding my family life with my children, without question. Yes, very much so, a very happy time.”

LOHAN’S

Doctors under investigation

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The medical experts have met with the actress’ father Michael Lohan and his lawyer Lisa Bloom as they open the case on her physicians, who Lohan insists misdiagnosed his daughter. Bloom sent a letter to the California Attorney General back in July (10), asking for an investigation into “the unscrupulous doctors (who) overprescribe medications...,” according to TMZ.com. That letter sparked the investigation. Reports suggest Lindsay was taking Dilaudid, Adderall, Nexium, Zoloft, Trazodone and Ambien for various medical conditions when she checked into a rehab facility following a prison spell this summer (10). Medics have since determined she had been misdiagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and prescribed medication she should not have taken.

STEWART

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Struggles in the spotlight

The actress shot to stardom as Bella Swan in the first Twilight film in 2008 and she has dominated headlines ever since, following rumours of a romance with her co-star Robert Pattinson. But life in the spotlight comes at a price for shy Stewart, who finds it hard to make new friends. She tells Britain’s Sunday Telegraph, “I have friends who say, ‘Hey, we are in a restaurant today, want to come? A bunch of us are hanging out.’ And yet I am like, ‘Do you want to go to someone’s house? It would be so much fun. Bring everyone round to my house!’” And she always worries that people she meets for the first time already have a stack of preconceptions about her, based on what they’ve read and heard. She adds, “It is weird never to be just some girl. Everybody knows me, so I can never be just a new person with somebody. New people always have an impression of me and I am so aware of it, and it probably changes me.” 8 TULIP OCTOBER 1-15, 2010


NEWS

BONEY KAPOOR

BOLLYWOOD

To launch son Arjun

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Film producer Boney Kapoor is all set to launch his 24 year old son Arjun as a hero in bollywood soon. Although, the elder brother of actor Anil Kapoor is silent on this issue, the arrangements related to it are going on in the background. According to sources, Arjun is preparing well for his debut and has already learnt few techniques, by working as an assistant director under Karan Johar and Nikhil Advani. Actress Sonakshi Sinha is all set to act with Arjun and the movie is said to be made on a big investment. Arjun is well known as the youngster who dated Salman Khan’s sister Arpita and was in regular news, as soon as he was linked with her. But Arpita is a clever female and dumped Arjun for the son of a business tycoon Pramod Goenka. Arjun is son of Mona Shourie Kapoor and Boney Kapoor and is still maintaining cordial relationship with her mother.

MISS INDIA 2010 Eyeing bollywood

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Miss India 2010 Ushoshi Sengupta is representing India, in the miss universe 2010 title which will be held in Mandalay Bay which is in Las Vegas USA and the beauty pageant will commence in a few hours time from now . Ushoshi has cleared the air that she will be making her debut in bollywood, as soon as her bollywood commitments are tagged by her. It is gossiped that Ushoshi Sengupta is all set to sign a big movie offer in this month, which is said to be opposite to Shah Rukh Khan. But the beauty is tightlipped on this issue as she has reason to stay silent on the issue. Miss Indian Universe 2010 Ushoshi Sengupta is daughter to Kolkata based Indian air force officer. Ushoshi was pursuing her engineering while she was bit by the acting and modeling bug. So, she took up modeling and is now focused on the beauty pageant. After few months the actress will definetly eye bollywood as it is her dream to rule bollywood one day.

EESHA

Victim of casting couch

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Bollywood actress Eesha Koppikkar is now a married actress, who is struggling to get a hold in bollywood in her re-entry. The actress was seen at a Jewellery fashion show and looked stunning in diamond studded ornaments and a tight body hugging and figure revealing outfit. In a recent interview to the media, Eesha disclosed one of her dark secrets in her life. The actress disclosed that, in her early stages of her bollywood career, she was victim of casting couch. Eesha added that a big established star in bollywood asked her to sleep with him and also promised her that he will look after her career. The actress denied his proposal and walked out of his room, for which he threatened that he will look to end her career. Eesha in a low mood accepts that the established star succeeding in ending her career in bollywood. But Eesha cleverly migrated to south Indian film industry and after making her mark over there. She again got in bollywood in a big bannered movie. OCTOBER 1-15, 2010 TULIP 9


NEWS

TOLLYWOOD

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TAAPSEE

Double Bonanza

Taapsee is making waves in Tamil films too. This pretty girl who made debut in K Raghavendra Rao directed Jhummandi Naadam has signed two films in Tamil -Aadukalam and Vandhaan Vendraan . She hopes to hit gold in both the languages so that she becomes hugely popular like Nayanatara, Shriya and Trisha who are known in both the markets. She caught the attention in Telugu purely for her no-holds barred skin show in the film. But she says she won’t be doing the same in Tamil. She said: “I really do not want to go overboard and I am not in for exposing! My performance should fetch me more films rather than my skin show.”

ROBO’

To hit the screens

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Rajnikant’s Robot is set to release on October 1st. The film’s theatrical trailer was launched in Hyderabad. Tota Kanna Rao who bagged the movie’s distribution rights for Andhra Pradesh for a whopping Rs 27 Crores conducted the press meet and came in front of the media for the first time. Sun TV Pictures’ COO Hansraj Saxena said that the movie would be hitting the screens on October 1st with record number of prints. “For Tamil and Hindi versions, we are planning more than 2000 prints. For Telugu version, we are yet to get the final call from Tota Kannarao but I am sure we would release in Telugu with highest number of prints,” he said.

KOMARAM PULI

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Hits 7 crore

‘Komaram Puli’ heroine Nikisha Patel, senior actor and producer Murali Mohan, several other top producers Dil Raju, N V Prasad, Bellamkonda Suresh, Ashwini Dutt, Maganti Babu, Prasanna and director Meher Ramesh attended the press meet. Despite some bad reviews from the viewers that we have received, the telugu movie Komaram Puli has reportedly grossed a whooping Rs. 7 crore in the opening day collection and the number is rising. Power star Pawan Kalyan’s movie, Komaram Puli hit the screens on September 10 and the movie received a mixed response from the viewers. While many said the movie was not up to the expectations, many other still felt the movie was a great entertainment. Despite the great opening collection, Komaram Puli is expected to lose the grip in the box office in the coming weeks due to the negative reviews the movie is getting in the online review portals. Directed by SJ Surya and starring Pawan Kalyan and Nikesha Patel, Komaram Puli features a good cop trying to take down terrorist Nixon. They also features Krishna, Brahmaji, Ali, Girish Karnad, Gopinath, Shriya Saran, Manoj Bajpai, Charan Raj, Nassar and Jyothi in the main roles. 10 TULIP OCTOBER 1-15, 2010


NEWS

PAES UNSURE

SPORTS

About partner

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Leander Paes said that he is still unsure about his doubles partner in the crucial Davis Cup tie against Brazil. Without naming Mahesh Bhupati, Paes talked a lot about available options in the Indian team and said the non-playing captain S P Mishra would take the call as to who will partner him on second day of the tie on Saturday. “It is good to have options and it is going to be tough on the captain to decide. I have full confidence in S P Mishra whom I have known for many years. He has been our lucky captain and so it is up to him to decide,” said Paes, who has scripted many memorable triumphs at the international levels. The most successful professional player of India, Paes let his emotions out taking pride on serving the country that he loves most. “For sure, this tie is something special for me. I still remember my first match in Davis Cup against Japan in Jaipur. It was 18-16 in the fifth set and we won the tie,” he said on his five-set doubles match that he won along with Zeeshan Ali as India to thrash Japan.

NADAL

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Targets London

New US Open champion Rafael Nadal has turned his attention to winning the season-ending Barclays ATP World Tour Finals. The world number one completed the career Grand Slam with his victory over Novak Djokovic in New York. It leaves the 24-year-old having to reassess his goals and when asked what was left to achieve in the game in his post-match press conference, Nadal targeted success at ther O2 Arena. “The Masters Cup is probably the last big tournament that I didn’t win,” he said. “It’s true that it is the most difficult title for me to win, because we play it in indoors, on a very quick surface, so it’s going to be always very difficult if we don’t change that. “But at the same time it is a challenge for me to keep improving, to have the chance to play well there and to have the chance to win. So that’s what I’m going to try this year.” Following the conclusion of the US Open, Nadal and Roger Federer remain the only two players confirmed in the elite eight-man tournament which features the eight best players of the year on the ATP World Tour.

WHITMARSH

Backs Hamilton to win

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McLaren team boss Martin Whitmarsh feels a “battle-hardened” Lewis Hamilton can come up tops this Formula One season. For the second time this season, Hamilton relinquished his lead of the championship on Sunday when he crashed out on the opening lap of the Italian Grand Prix at Monza after colliding with the left rear wheel of Felipe Massa’s Ferrari. It was the second retirement in three races for the 25-year-old, two bitter lows to sandwich the euphoric high of his Belgian Grand Prix triumph 16 days ago. The 2008 world champion now trails Red Bull’s Mark Webber by five points with five races remaining, the Australian now leading the way for the third time this year. Certainly Hamilton’s mental strength, as much as anything, is being tested to the limit by such a tumultuous journey. “Lewis’ career has often been a rollercoaster, but then he is a dynamic and exciting driver,” said Whitmarsh. “He’s been through some great championship campaigns, through a few rollercoasters before, and so he’s fairly battle-hardened. “Of course both he and us were disappointed with what happened on Sunday, but he is massively resilient. OCTOBER 1-15, 2010 TULIP 11


TINSEL TOWN

DAZZLING MODELS... Star-studded Event

Hyderabad September 2010: Sveltely film actresses Samata, Sharaddha Das, Bindu Madhavi, Deeksha Seth and Kruthika took to the ramp, competing with Mumbai models with their catwalk, at the jewellery fashion show organised by Viashnavi Gold at the Hyderabad International Convention Centre on Wednesday evening. While the models grabbed the eyeballs of the audience in the Plain Gold, Polycut, Kundan, Antique, Temple and Golden Act sequences, the Tollywood glamdolls stole the show with their catwalk. Even as popular model Aryan sported the gold suit, which will be presented to Telugu film actor Junior NIR as his wedding gift, Vaishnavi Gold chairman and managing director M Prakash accompanied him.

Crowd at Jalavihar

Started 2km run

Models

Volunteers

BE STROKE Smart

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Students of CBIT organized a 2km run in collaboration with jalavihar, under the guidance of Dr. padma veerpaneni MD. DM. the aim of the event was to create awareness about paralysis strokes. The event was under the leadership of chaitanya smruti which is involved in many charitable events and social initiatives such as blood donations drives, construction of govt school buildings, tree plantation etc. Bindumadavi


TINSEL TOWN

JEWELLERY For all

Anita soni and sheetal malani organized a contemporary jewellery exhibition called Aureo Jewels in taj deccan. Parvati reddy inaugurated the event; jewelers from Mumbai, Kolkata and Surat participated in the exhibition. It was a well organized event, ladies liked the stuff and the response was excellent.

Bunty, Sunny with friend

Berozgaar cast Anusree, Anita Soni, Swati & Parvathi Reddy

Abbas

Sharon

Jewellery Stall

PREMIER Time

Sunny anand and bunty bagga organized the premier of berozgaar for the charitable organization helping hands at imax. The main actor of the movie Aziz Naser and Mast Ali was also present at the event. Guests were seen bonding over drinks and snacks. Everyone had a great time and was seen enjoying the movie. Srish Reddy & Akanksha

Sruthi & Swathi

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TINSEL TOWN

WALKING The Ramp

Popular city models walked the ramp for club selave fashion show. Bindumadhvi was the show stopper for the evening. Models displayed the collection by darzi boutique. The members of the club Namita, Gurleen, Rajni, Srisha and other also walked the ramp. Khushboo was crowned as Ms Club selave.

Pretty Ladies

People enjoying the show

Couple entering

Looking Straight

Models on the ramp Play Artist

Having a nice time

NEW FESTIVAL At Park

Apeejay surrendra park hotels took an initiative to promote emerging art and culture. This festival is a month long initiative travelling across the cities. The three day festival elated the Hyderabadis with performances by artists from across the globe like Preethi athreya, Vidur Kapur and Mahmood Farooqi. Bindumadavi 14 TULIP OCTOBER 1-15, 2010

Sipika


TINSEL TOWN

BEAUTIFUL YOU Bio spa and salon offers some of the best personal care services and also provides a wide choice with unique personal range of products including eco friendly products. Stress relieving and rejuvenating treatments help one to sit back and enjoy sometime for themselves and feel nurtured. You also get authentic hot yoga which aids weightloss effectively.

Together

Adaish & Akshey Gupta

Gorgeous ladies

Demonstration

Interiors

SINFUL FALL At Seasons

Seasons furnishing ltd. Came up with sinful fall collection 2010-11 to mark the launch of its first exclusive business outlet- seasons club class in Hyderabad and only fourth in country. The collection was showcased with the theme of being ‘sinful’. Exquisite collection of floral, smart checks, bold stripes and plain textures in shades of poppy, acid, tangelo and flame.

Sowjanya Reddy & Sri Devi Reddy Ramya

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TINSEL TOWN

LET’S

Shuttle Three day let’s shuttle tournament was organized by Pullela Gopichand Nimmagadda Foundation Badminton Academy to raise funds to upgrade infrastructure and train badminton champions for the country. The ‘Talent Search’ was organized to identify talented kids in the age group of 7 -10, the response for the Corporate badminton was excellent too with several corporate coming forward to be part of the tournament. The entertainment was the Celebrity Exhibition Matches - “Sound Off” Actor Amala, Navdeep, Kashyap, Pronnoy, cricketer RP Singh, Saina Nehwal & Gopichand picked up the racket and exhibits their talent. The celebs played fun games with portable microphones attached to them and the spectators could hear them puff, scream, joke.

Chef Samarjit & Chef Rajeev

Paratha with curry

Group of celebrities

R.P. Singh, Saina, Amla, Gopichand

Fish platter

Combine meal

AMRITSAR

In Hyderabad

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Gourment aficionados in twin cities got a reason to celebrate as Taj banjara hosted amritsari food fest from 11th September to 17th. Chef samarjit singh and his team from Amritsar flew down to serve hyderabadis. The rich and spicy non-vegetarian palates of Amritsar were apply teemed with healthy and tasty vegetarian dishes.


TINSEL TOWN

COME, PLAY And Win

Second season of godrej’s branded lifestyle reality game show is back with a bang on the small screen. Armed with an overwhelming response in the first season, godrej in association with sun network is bringing the 2nd season exclusively for the southern markets in three different languages-tamil, telgu and kannada. Geetha Reddy & Asher Noria

HPS Students

Ashok, Indrnil, Archna, Ashutosh & Sanjay

Faiz with others

Guests

ASHER NORIA Felicitated

Roja Bharati

Hyderabad public school begumpet old student association felicitated its young achiver Asher Noria, world champion & Gold Medal Winner in double trap shooting event at Munich in august 2010. This is back to back with his Gold medal win at the International Junior Shooting event SuhlGermany in May 2009 and in May 2010. All alumni were invited to attend the event.

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SPECIAL BONDING

Dr P. Raghu Ram and Dr Vyjayanthi got married in year 1997, It was partially love and partially arranged marriage for both of them. As they are into thirteenth year of their happy married life TULIP gets a chance to speak to them.

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ife is the sum of experience that we encounter as we go through different phases. As human beings when we face a challenge in life, it makes a big difference when you have a soul mate who is always there for you no matter what may come. Dr Ram agrees with me as he has his better half taking care of all the things around. Even the tiniest thing catches her attention and she makes sure that its smooth sail for all the family members. Love to us means being able to understand each other’s strength & weakness; to stand shoulder to shoulder in both good and bad times; to be forgiving & level – headed & finally, and most importantly, to always have the needs of the family as our first priority. Dr vyjayanthi says that both the families had our marriage in their minds and they encouraged us to know each other well and were quite involved in our meetings at an early stage. We understood the likings and disliking of each other, what makes the other person happy we knew it pretty well before our wedding and that’s the reason it did not take very long to understand each other after marriage. Dr Ram says: we moved to UK after marriage and have spent almost 10 years there; life is not easy at all in a foreign country. With two parallel and highly challenging careers and our busy schedules we made sure that it does not affect our personal life. Our two children sai and Krishna were born while we were in UK. We did our best to ensure that our on call commitments in the hospital did not clash so that our children were well looked after. Our parents frequently visited UK in turns to look after our kids. So, in many ways we were blessed to get the support of our family.


SPECIAL BONDING Returning to India happened when my mother was diagnosed with breast cancer, soon after seeing her reports we both realized that there are no dedicated breast centers in India and there are very few specialists who deal exclusively with breast disease. Breast surgery is not a subspecialty and in fact that there is a huge discrepancy in the delivery of breast health care in India was very obvious. Much as we had established career with lucrative opportunities & a settled status in UK, both vyjayanthi and I took a conscious decision to return to India. I wanted to devote the rest of my professional career to improve the delivery of breast healthcare in my motherland. The past three years has given me far greater satisfaction than the pleasure of having lived in the UK for 10 years. The lord has made me realize that there is no place in the world sweeter than home. We are a close knit family. My father, mother and her mother, my wife and children all of us live together. Dr vyjayanthi says raghu is a perfectionist. He is extremely hardworking and perseveres at whatever he takes up. It is these traits that have made him achieve many milestones in his chosen career at a very young age. Despite his busy schedule, he makes time for family every single day. He very much likes to socialize and there are not many people in the city who do not know him. He is blessed with oodles of energy that allows him to be here there and everywhere, and yet, I always see a devoted father in him who loves spending time with the kids. Dr Ram admires his wife for always being honest & sincere to her profession & for her uwnwavering commitment to family. To her, family comes first and the rest follows. I have been truly blessed to have a family that is so very caring.

Marriage is like friendship, caught on fire. In beginning it’s a flame, very pretty often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our marriage becomes as coals, deep burning and unquenchable.


SPECIAL BONDING

Dr vyjayanthi says raghu is a perfectionist. He is extremely hardworking and perseveres at whatever he takes up. It is these traits that have made him achieve many milestones in his chosen career at a very young age. Despite his busy schedule, he makes time for family every single day. He very much likes to socialize and there are not many people in the city who do not know him. He is blessed with oodles of energy that allows him to be here there and everywhere, and yet, I always see a devoted father in him who loves spending time with the kids.

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Dr Ram admires his wife for always being honest & sincere to her profession & for her uwnwavering commitment to family. To her, family comes first and the rest follows. I have been truly blessed to have a family that is so very caring.

Marriage is like friendship, caught on fire. In beginning it’s a flame, very pretty often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our marriage becomes as coals, deep burning and unquenchable.


COVER STORY

Beautiful Women Women are the god’s most beautiful creation, they play so many different role in their life. A daughter, a sister, a wife, a mother and still they perform every role with perfection. This particular story tells you about the women who have made it big in their carriers too. Hats off to them! They are my role models and I am sure yours too. Angelina Jolie is a popular American film actress. She has been cited multiple times as one of the world’s most beautiful women. She’s transformed from Hollywood bad girl to a mother and UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador. Her off-screen life is widely discussed, most notably her marriage to husband Brad Pitt — the couple has been dubbed “Brangelina.” Ana Ivanovic is a former World No. 1 Serbian tennis player. As of August 30, 2010, she is ranked World No. 40 on the WTA rankings. She won the 2008 French Open and was the runner-up in singles at the 2007 French Open and the 2008 Australian Open. Alessia Ventura is Filippo Inzaghi’s girlfriend. Alessia is an Italian model, who has moved into TV . In 1999, she caught her big break when she was hired for the Italian version of The Price is Right. She later went on to act in the soap opera Cento Vetrine, and appeared on Italy’s version of The Mole.

Clockwise from top: Angelina, Ana, Alessia


Ruby Dhalla is a Canadian politician. She has represented the riding of Brampton—Springdale in the Canadian House of Commons since 2004 as a member of the Liberal Party. Dhalla and British Columbia Conservative MP Nina Grewal are the first Sikh women to serve in the Canadian House of Commons. Dhalla was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba to an immigrant family from Punjab, India. Mumtaz Begum Jehan Dehlavi, known by her stage name was a popular Hindi movie actress. She starred in several successful movies in the 1950s and early 1960s, many of which have attained a classic status. With her contemporaries Nargis and Meena Kumari, she is widely regarded as one of the most talented Hindi movie actresses. Nicole Prescovia Elikolani Valiente Scherzinger is an American singer, songwriter, dancer and occasional actress who is best known as the lead singer of the Pussycat Dolls.Previously, Scherzinger was a backing vocalist for the late-1990s rock group Days of the New, then she was part of reality TV girl group Eden’s Crush. After the disbandment of the group she joined the Pussycat Dolls and became the lead vocalist during the transition to a popular music group. So far, the Pussycat Dolls have released two albums, PCD and Doll Domination, with two supporting tours. More recently, in early 2010, Scherzinger became the winner of the tenth season of Dancing with the Stars. Jennifer Barretta, a professional billiards player whose nickname is “ 9mm Barretta ” because she shoots pool as accurate as a gun.j ennifer Barretta will absolutely stomp you in a game of pool, and look good doing it. Not only is she a professional billiards player, but she’s pretty easy on the eyes.

Clockwise from top: Nicole, Jennifer,

Madhubala, Ruby


COVER STORY Natalie Anne Gulbis is an American professional golfer who plays on the U.S.-based LPGA Tour. Gulbis started finding interest in the game at the early age of 4. By the time she reached 7 years old, she had won her first tournament. In three years, at age 10, she was breaking par. Gulbis did not win a tournament in the first five years of her professional career but still finished sixth on the LPGA money list in 2005 with over $1 million (U.S.) in earnings and played on the winning United States Solheim Cup team. She placed in the top 10 in four consecutive major championships from the 2005 LPGA Championship to the 2006 Kraft Nabisco Championship. Tanith Jessica Louise Belbin is a Canadian-American ice dancer. Though born in Canada, she holds dual citizenship and has competed for the United States since she began skating with Benjamin Agosto in 1998. With Agosto, Belbin is the 2006 Olympic silver medalist, four-time World medalist, three-time Four Continents champion(2004–2006), and fivetime U.S. champion (2004–2008). As of April 2010, they are ranked 4th in the world by the International Skating Union (ISU). Mia Rosales St. John is a professional boxer and current WIBA, WIBF Lightweight division. She is also model, businesswoman, and Tae Kwon Do champion. While a student, she compiled a Tae Kwon Do record of 27-1, was awarded a black belt, and worked as a model to fund her education. At the age of 29, St. John decided to become a professional boxer. In her first bout on February 14, 1997, she knocked out Angelica Villain in 54 seconds of the first round and earning her the nickname “The Knockout.” Danica Sue Patrick is an American auto racing driver, currently competing in the IndyCar Series, the ARCA Racing Series presented by RE/MAX and Menards, and the NASCAR Nationwide Series, as well as a model and advertising spokeswoman. Patrick was named the Rookie of the Year for both the 2005 Indianapolis 500 and the 2005 IndyCar Series season. With her win in the 2008 Indy Japan 300, Patrick became the first woman to win an Indy car race

Clockwise from bottom: Natalie, Mia, Tanith, Danica

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COVER STORY Stephanie Louise Rice is an Australian swimmer. She currently holds the world record in the 400 m women’s individual medley, and won three gold medals at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. She was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia on 26 January 2009. Sonia Gandhi is an Italian-born Indian politician. She is currently the President of the Indian National Congress Party, Chairperson of the ruling United Progressive Alliance in the Lok Sabha and the leader of the Congress Parliamentary Party. She is the longest serving president the of the Congress party. Gandhi was named the third most powerful woman in the world by Forbes magazine in the year 2004[and was ranked 6th in 2007. She was also named among the Time 100 most influential people in the world for the years 2007 and 2008. Indra Krishnamurthy Nooyi is an Indian American executive and is the Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo Incorporated. On August 14, 2006. She serves as a member of the Foundation Board of the World Economic Forum, International Rescue Committee, Catalyst and the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. She is also a member of the Board of Trustees of Eisenhower Fellowships, and currently serves as Chairperson of the U.S.-India Business Council. Cristina Elizabet Fernández de Kirchner, is the current President of Argentina. A member of the Justicialist Party, she was a Senator for Buenos Aires Province before taking office. She is the wife of Néstor Kirchner, current Secretary General of Unasur and former President of Argentina. She acted as First Lady during his term. In the October 2007 general election, Fernández ran for the presidency of Argentina, representing the ruling Front for Victory party. She is Argentina’s first elected female President, and the second female President ever to serve after Isabel Martínez de Perón.

Clockwise from top: Indra, Cristina, Sonia, Stephanie

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SHOPAHOLIC

SAHELI FOREVER

Getting started Opened last year in month of Ramadan this 5000sft two storied store stands tall on the busy road of towlichoki. This store is divided into two sections- lower for ladies while the upper half is dedicated to kids. Well lit area and comfort sitting zone is available for non-buyers. The interiors of the store is very classy and elegant.

About the store Saheli is a very well known name when it comes to shopping for festivals and marriage. Wide range of variety is available for you to choose from like designer saris, masakali suits, pishwas, ghagra and you can find same for your little princess too. The store has gained a lot of popularity in just a span of a year. Collection of suits are truly unmatched.

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Varieties and specialists

SHOPAHOLIC

Saheli specializes in banarsi khada dupatta, they have many options to select from and if you want to try your hand at designing your own special piece, then feel happy! As they will turn your dream into reality in just thirty days. They get their stock from jaipur, Delhi, Banaras, Kolkata, Bangalore etc. Stock is changed in every fifteen days to meet customer demands and the collection is so huge that you will be confused at what to choose.

Other attractions They have stitching and alteration facility available for the customers. Price range is also very pocket friendly. The service is quick and salesmen’s are friendly and well informed about their range and choices of women customers.

Our take We loved the banarsai khada dupatta which is exclusively available at saheli. Different types of design and patterns take your heart away. The variety is really well maintained and it’s a shopper’s paradise.

The mannequins are well placed and display the latest garments.

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Detox Your Body Detox Your Body for a healthier you. When your body is full of toxins, it will start to display signs such as tired and aching body, fatigued mind and low energy level. Pay close attention to your body and when you notice these symptoms, it’s time for you to detox your body. To prevent massive toxins build up inside your body, you should detox your body with a detox diet preferably once a year. Detoxification is an approach for you to get in tune with your body after awhile and cleanse the internal systems to remove the toxin build up. It may be hard for you to accept but sooner or later, you will need to acknowledge the fact that we ingest huge amount of toxins into our body regularly and vast amount of it found its way into our body through the foods that we eat daily and also from the air that we breathe in. Health experts believe that these toxins build up is the source of a broad range of diseases ranging from heart diseases to more serious illnesses like cancer. For this reason, a lot of people are now putting aside some time and energy to care and detox their bodies and start a new and healthier way of living. If you are really interested in body detoxification and how to detox your body, you can begin the detoxification process by reducing the consumption of foods that are identified to have high level of toxin such as alcohol, saturated fats, coffee and sugar. Smoking has also been identified as one of the major contributors to toxin build up in our body. Vegetables and fresh fruits, which are known to be good and healthy for us, are often found to have pesticides on them. To make things worse, the air that we inhale also contributes to the toxin build up inside our body and we have the pollution to thank for this. As a result, it’s useful that you find out in the beginning of the detoxification process which of these has toxin and how to get rid of them. You should also seek a doctor’s advice before undertaking any type of detoxification process particularly those on medications. We need to detoxify our system from time to time to prevent the body from illness. Detoxification is a must for all as it can prevent several health hazards and can also make you feel better in a lot many ways. Whether you want to prevent your body from the after effects of a big meal that you had last night or you just want to shed a few pounds, you can try detoxification to cleanse your system and detoxify the whole body from the after effects of your food, drinks, drugs, smoking and above all, the polluted environment.

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HEALTH

A few ways to detoxify your body easily are noted herein: Drink water Water in its purest form is the best body cleanse till date. Drink ample amount of water regularly to detoxify your body in the most natural way. 8 to 10 glasses of water is recommended by experts for a normal adult. If you are looking for a better alternative to water, you can try tea. But of course, drink black tea, with no added milk or sugar. Sugar is fattening and would also interfere with your process of digestion. You can also add few drops of lemon juice to the water; it is one of the best detoxifying agents and can also be a pleasant change for you. But make sure you use fresh juice of lemon; squeeze lemon and add the juice directly to the water.

Have Fruits in Abundance Fresh fruits are the best detoxifying agents apart from being the best source of fiber. Fruits can ease the process of cleansing and detoxification to a large extent. Berries are the best cleansers till date; have blueberries, raspberries, strawberries and blackberries as much as you can. Berries are the best source of photochemical and antioxidants and can help in preventing cardiac disorders and cancer. These fruits are rich in fiber, vitamins and water and is the most potent source of body cleanse and detoxification. Cranberry juice is also a potential source of energy and can help in detoxification; it is also known for cleansing the kidneys and treating bladder infections.

Have More Fiber the best sources of fiber are fresh fruits, green vegetables and whole grains. By adding these food types to your regular diet you can actually improve your digestive system and cleanse the bowels as well as lose excess body weight almost naturally. Have lots of nuts, lentils, beans, oatmeal, pastas, whole grain bread and dried fruits.

Have a Liquid Diet Once In A While going on a liquid diet would drastically cleanse your system. It would also give some rest to your digestive system which is essential. Though there are many detox kits available in the market these days, but it is always better to opt for the natural detox options. Natural fruit juices, vegetable juice, coconut water and plain water can be very helpful in cleansing your body. Aside all these detox, you must have vitamin and herbal supplements to support your system.

Epsom Salts Baths Epsom salts, combined with hot water can draws toxins out of the body. This works by having the hot water draws toxins out of the body and brings it to the skin surface, and while the water cools it extracts toxins from the skin. When epsom salt is absorbed through the skin in a bath, it helps to draw toxins from the body, sedates the nervous system, reduces swelling, relaxes muscles, is a natural emollient, exfoliate, and much more.

Below is the actual Epsom salt Detox bath recipe: 1 cup epsom salts handful of sea salt

2 tablespoons of bath oil You have to pour all of the ingredients into the tub while the tub is filling up. Epsom salt gets lumpy when exposed to wet bathroom air. For a typical bathtub use about 1 cup of salts. For one of those garden style tubs use 2 cups. Soak for about 20 minutes for the full effect of the salts. It is well worth it and your tired aching muscles will be so very pleased with you. Don’t forget a good book to accompany you while you soak your worries away. PLEASE NOTE: Do not take hot baths if you have high blood pressure, heart, diabetic or kidney troubles. Nevertheless, you will come across several detoxifying agents and kits, but be careful while choosing one for yourself. You must opt for a method to suit your needs and your internal system as well

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FASHION

The from Perfect Transition office to an evening out! Many of us who work the 9-5 jobs understand the loss of creativity day to day when it comes to the way we dress. A few simple lifestyle changes can alter the way you dress at work, so you may look stunning for an evening out on the town. It doesn’t matter if you’re an investment banker or a creative director for an advertising agency; these tips are great no matter what business you are in. Learn how to make the transition from the office to a late night after party, a post-work date or a gala event. THE AFTER PARTY For a party such as a committee event like a museum exhibit party, a store opening or a company party, looking party worthy can be easy with a little pre-planning. If you’re extrabusiness like by day, donning suits on a daily basis, it’s more of a reason to dress sexy without going overboard Try a black dress with a low décolleté. And, to save time, wear the dress during your workday with a black blazer over it. For the evening out, lose the blazer and add chandelier earrings and sexy makeup. Vamp up your eye makeup with black smoky eyes and try red lips for this look. Don’t forget a stunning sparkly handbag. This is an easy look to cross over from office to evening. 30 TULIP OCTOBER 1-15, 2010


FASHION THE DINNER PARTY The boss of your husband is throwing a dinner party and you don’t have time to go home before it starts. No problem. If you’re wearing a pants suit ensemble, you can easily change it up to get an evening savvy look. Lose the jacket and change your top to something a little dressier. Something beaded would look stunning. Now change your simple all black sling back shoes for something sparkly and wow worthy.

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THE POST-WORK DATE It’s casual Friday and it’s your first girls’ night out in a long time. The dilemma of what to wear has hit you and going home before the date is out of the question. You’re in savvy jeans, but a dowdy shirt. Keep the jeans on and simply bring a tight fitted camisole to wear under a savvy tweed box. Switch your comfortable flats for a black pair of sexy highheeled boots and freshen up your makeup and you are set in no time flat.

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THE GALA EVENT This one may seem the hardest, but not to fret. It can be a piece of cake if you know how to plan ahead. Your husband will be impressed by how well you multitask and how great you look after a hard day at the office. First thing is first. Start with a long black skirt (earlier at work, you wore a blazer with it to give it that business edge), but now you’ll lose the blazer and pair the skirt with a tight fitted top in the color of your choice. Add a satin belt, large earrings, a large cocktail ring and a fur wrap and you are ready for your black tie event. Sweep your hair up in a bun and secure with Bobbie pins. The look will be finished in less than thirty minutes, without even stepping foot at home.

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PLANET’S FAVOURITE HYBRID - PRIUS When the Prius was born at the dawn of the 21st century, it combined the power of an engine and a motor in the world’s first mass-produced hybrid car. Much more than delivering exceptional fuel efficiency, it shaped a revolution in various ways including advanced design and powerful driving performance, and received great acclaim around the world. The Prius anticipated and answered the needs of an environment-conscious world, shaping a new direction for what is possible, and setting the benchmark for cars of the future. Evolving hybrid performance: extending hybrid capabilities: Building on its pioneering technology and achievements, the Prius leaps further ahead. Powered by the outstanding performance of its intelligent hybrid system incorporating a 1.8-litre engine, it realises the acceleration performance of 2.4-litre class cars, and at the same time delivers exceptional fuel efficiency like small cars. In addition, it satisfies the vehicle’s basic performance with nimble handling, driving stability and excellent comfort Expanding diriving pleasure creating free-flowing performance: In addition to its environment credentials and exceptional fuel efficiency, the Prius’ free-flowing performance generates exhilatation, heightening your driving pleasure. Optimising airflow management: Refining aerodynamic performance to the top level in the world: Applying advance aerodynamic theory, the design comprehensively took considered approach to aerodynamic performance. It helped to shape the Prius’ unique design, contributing to fun-to-drive performance and outstanding fuel efficiency. Low Emissions: The key to reducing emissions is realizing a very high level of fuel efficiency, to optimize performance while minimizing the emission of harmful substances including CO2 (carbon dioxide). Naturally, the Prius meets strict exhaust emissions regulations in various countries around the world. Acceleration: Equivalent to 2.4-litre class cars The excellent power generation of the motor combines with the 1.8-litre engine to endow the Prius with the acceleration performance associated with 2.4-litre class cars. In addition, careful attention paid to refining handling performance and driving stability contributes to driving pleasure. Fuel Efficiency: Enhancing fuel efficiency extended far beyond optimizing the performance of the newly-developed 1.8-litre hybrid system, to included enhancing the circulation efficiency of the air conditioning refrigerant and saving energy use through various technologies such as using and exhaust heat recovery system and reducing power consumption (the air conditioning system, the use to LED tail lamps, etc.). By all these measures, we also considered excellent practical fuel efficiency. Quietness: Driving with the motor only, contributes to the quietness of the Prius, both for the occupants and peaceful surroundings. The optimum placement of noise-absorbing, noise-insulating and vibration-damping contributes of the excellent quietness of the cabin. 1.8- litre 2ZR-FXE engine It features various advanced technologies such as the Atkinson-cycle, a cooled EGR (Exhaust Gas Recirculation) system, electric water pump and intake-side VVT-i (Variable Valve Timing - intelligent) to enhance fuel efficiency.

Lightweight A lightweight body and reducing the weight of various components contribute to the excellent fuel efficiency.

Transmission Motor: The adoption of a reduction gear contributed to enabling a lightweight, compact form for the high output motor. Reduction gear: Increases the motor’s torque, producing excellent driving power, and contributing to the seamless acceleration. Power split device: Integrated with the engine, motor and generator, it functions as an Electrically Controlled continuously Variable Transmission. Generator: Supplies ample electricity to the motor, contributing to excellent acceleration performance.

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Ni-MH (Nickel-Metal Hydride) Battery Compact and lightweight, the high output battery supplies the optimum electricity to the motor.


Human technology creating a personal touch Warm and inviting, the interior expresses the Prius’ spirit of innovation as it wraps you in a warm embrace. Based on the concept of “Human technology”. It seems to flow organically around the occupants, with soft lines and ample space enhancing the feeling of relaxing contemporary comfort. The futuristic design, confident integration of advanced technologies, and subtle details like the organic motifs for the trim and seat upholstery, reflect the Prius’ fresh values and eco-friendly theme. Available at

Human-centered design: Suggestion next generation control Providing an instinctive sense of control inspired the clear separation of the “command zone” around the center cluster, and the “display zone” of the center meters.

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CHEF-IN-YOU

Refreshing Tea

APPLE HONEY ICE TEA

The very thought of Ice Tea — in summers — refreshes the mind. Ice Tea is not only healthy, but also an absolutely refreshing drink. There are many different ways to prepare it

LEMON ICE TEA INGREDIENTS • • • •

3 cups water, boiling 4 tea bags 1/3 cup honey 3 cups apple juice

METHOD In a large saucepan, bring 3 cups of cold water to a boil. Remove water from heat and add tea bags. Cover and let it stand 5 minutes stir in honey and juice. Mix until honey is dissolved. Chill and serve over ice.

GINGER ICE TEA INGREDIENTS • 5 tea bags • 1-inch piece of fresh ginger • Sugar, to taste METHOD In a large saucepan, bring 4 cups of cold water to a boil. Slice ginger root into thin slices, crush it and add to water Remove water from heat and add tea bags. Cover and let it stand 5 minutes Strain out tea and ginger slices and add sugar Let cool and serve over ice.

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INGREDIENTS • • • • •

8 Tea Bag Ice Cubes Lemon Slices Water Fine Sugar

METHOD In a large saucepan, bring 4 cups of cold water to a boil. Remove water from heat and add tea bags. Cover and let it stand 5 minutes. Remove tea bags and pour the water into a pitcher. Add 4 cups of cold water to the pitcher and stir. Add sugar and lemon according to taste. Add ice cubes and stir well. Ice Tea is ready to serve.


A Day from his Diary...

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I am a very fun loving person and always listen to my heart. I started ENVY two years back and its a well known brand in Hyderabad now. My family and friends have been very supportive and i want to thanks them from bottom of my heart. It feels so good when people identify you and i just want that life should be like this forever.

Afternoon is generally sp ent watching TV and troubl ing my siblin gs , I have few close friends shwethen, sh afi , dushyant and pradeep. Life most of the time revolves around them. I call th em up and fix pl an for even ing or weekend . We love this pl ace called ch iralla and whe never we feel like we go th ere have som e fu n and back to our routine.

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CHIT CHAT

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Part y keeps me charged and you can find m y part ying mos t of the weeke nds. Music is lik e a spa therapy for me, it reju venate me. I real ly don’t know if I can dance wel l but most of th e time i have m y dancing sh oe s on.

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What products do you need? In order to efficiently clean your face you need a makeup remover and a product for washing your face .

Why both? You need a cleanser for removing the make-up because the product for washing your face may not be enough to remove any mascara or blush. It is used in order to remove the cleanser trails. For the eyes you should need a special, gentle cleanser.

What if you don’t use a make-up? You should still use a cleanser to remove the dust trails and other impurities you accumulate in only one day. Try once and you’ll see the cotton wool you use will be dirty even if you haven’t used any make-up. it’s essential to choose a cleanser that is appropriate for your skin type and for your skin’s needs. Those women with combination or oily skin should look for a stronger cleanser containing oil-absorbing ingredients; those with dry or sensitive skin should look for a milder formula with more nourishing and moisturizing ingredients. It’s crucial to select skincare products that are oil-free (don’t contain oil), non-comedogenic (won’t clog pores), hypoallergenic (won’t irritate the skin) and non-acnegenic (won’t cause acne). Today most of the facial cleansers contain many active ingredients – alpha hydroxy acids, salicylic acid, glycolic acid, essential oil, vitamins, minerals, glycerin, elastin, sodium laureth sulfate. You should wash your face at least twice a day (in the morning and in the evening) in order to keep your skin clear and flawless. 40 TULIP OCTOBER 1-15, 2010

How to wash your face properly Step One. Wash your hands. Wash your hands every time before cleansing your face, applying makeup or touching your face. If your hands are dirty you may rub bacteria or dirt onto your skin. Use an antibacterial soap and gently wash your hands with lukewarm water.

Step Two. Tie your hair. Tie your hair – this way it will be more comfortable for you when you wash your face.

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Step Three. Remove your makeup. Remove your makeup with a mild makeup remover. Although facial cleansers remove all kind of makeup effectively you had better remove it prior to washing your face. Choose a mild makeup remover that suits your skin type and first remove the eye makeup.

Step Four. Wet your face. Splash your face with lukewarm water to prepare your skin for the cleanser and to open your pores for a deeper cleansing.

Step Five. Apply the cleanser. Place a small amount (a dime-size) of the cleansing product on your palm or to a washcloth. Using your fingertips or a brush gently rub the cleanser all over your face. Make sure you cover all areas – chin, forehead, nose, cheeks, neck. Massage your face with gentle circular motions for a minute. Remember: never remove the cleanser immediately after you apply it – let it penetrate your skin for a few minutes (it usually takes one/ two minutes).

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Step Six. Rinse your face . Rinse your face to remove the cleanser. Splash your face with water several times until you feel that the cleanser has rinsed off completely. You can use a face sponge, a muslin cloth or cotton pads to remove the cleansing product.

Step Seven. Splash your face with cold water. Rinse your face with cold water to close the open pores and to improve your blood circulation.

Step Eight. Gently blot your face . Pat your face with a clean towel.

Step Nine. Tone your skin. If your skin is oily or combination it’s crucial to use a facial toner. The toners remove any traces of makeup, dirt and oil that your cleanser may have missed. They also reduce pores, eliminate oil and refine the skin. What they do in addition to making your skin feel tighter, is prepare the skin for the moisturizer.

Step Ten. Moisturize your skin. Apply a moisturizer or a hydrating face cream every time after washing your face to moisturize your face. Again make sure the moisturizer is appropriate for your skin type. OCTOBER 1-15, 2010 TULIP 41


EXCLUSIVE

BEAUTY DIARY Dry, oily, normal skin. You have come across these terms, especially on the packaging of skin products, but you have no idea which type yours fits into. Imagine buying a cream meant for oily skin when you actually have dry skin. DISASTER! That is why it is important to know your skin type, to choose the correct treatment for your skin. Here is a simple method to identify your skin type. You can do this at home: • • •

Cleanse your skin with a cleanser meant for normal skin (Make sure the packaging mentions the word ‘normal’). Use a toner on your skin. Blot the skin dry with a soft flannel cloth.

Now, examine your skin closely. How does your skin look and feel? • Does it feel elastic? That is, it does not pull when you smile, frown, sneeze, etc. You have no acne and your skin is not sensitive. Skin type: You have healthy/ Normal skin. • Do you feel certain tightness and a lack of stretchiness in your skin? Does your skin look powdery, flaky and lack shine? Skin type: You have Dry skin. • You notice an oily sheen on the skin. Skin type: You have Oily skin. • You notice a zone of persistent redness, broken capillaries and you are generally sensitive to skin products. Skin type: You have a condition called Acne, which basically means that you have pimples on your face. • You have oily skin all over but your skin feels dry around the cheeks and neck. OR You have dry skin all over and you have acne. OR You have oily skin all over but you have acne. Skin type: You have Combination skin. 42 TULIP OCTOBER 1-15, 2010


SKIN CARE KITCHEN TIPS, LOOK BEAUTIFUL NOW AND FOREVER

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NORMAL SKIN •

Extract the juice of half an orange or tomato, mix with two teaspoons of curd. Lightly massage onto your face in an upward direction. Let it dry. Then, wash your face with cold water and wipe dry. This will give your skin a nice glow.

Rub the inner part of the skin of a papaya on your face. Let it dry. Then, wash your face with cold water and wipe dry. This will give your skin a nice glow.

Grind 50 grams (around half a cup) of cabbage and extract the juice. Apply this on your face. After it dries, wash with cool water and wipe dry. This helps tighten your skin and prevents wrinkles.

Grind one small carrot and squeeze the pulp to remove the juice. Apply the juice on your face and let it dry. Then, wash with cold water and wipe your face dry. This helps to rejuvenate your skin.

Whenever eating an apple, do not discard the skin. Use it as a skin cleanser. Just rub the inner side of the peel in an upward direction and let your face dry. Then, wash with cool water and pat dry. This helps tighten your skin.

Take an ice cube and rub on your face. Then, pat dry. This helps to improve blood circulation and keeps your skin healthy.

Variation: Boil some lemon grass in a small container of water and cool. Pour it in the ice tray and freeze. Later, rub the ice cube on your face.

Beat the white of one egg and apply on your face in an upward direction. Once it dries, wash with cold water. It helps tighten your skin and delays wrinkles.

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EXCLUSIVE OILY SKIN •

Make a paste of 2 tbsp of wheat flour using as much water as needed. Apply on your face in an upward motion. Leave to dry. Then, wash with cool water and pat dry. This helps remove excess oil from your skin.

Mix two teaspoons of raw milk, around the same quantity of cucumber juice and few drops of lemon. With a cotton ball, apply the solution on your face and leave to dry. Then, wash with water and pat dry.

Soak two to three teaspoons of methi (fenugreek) seeds overnight. Grind into a paste, then rub on your face. Once it dries, wash with cool water. The granular effect helps remove blackheads. Methi also helps remove excess oil from your skin. The excess paste can be stored in the refrigerator but should be used within a week.

Soak two to three teaspoons of whole masoor dal (red gram) overnight. Grind into a paste and apply on your face. Once it dries, wash your face with cold water and pat dry. It gives the same effect as methi.

Grind half a cucumber and squeeze to remove the juice. Apply the juice on your face and leave to dry. Then wash with water and pat dry. It helps refresh and tighten your skin.

DRY SKIN •

Mash half a ripe banana, add a teaspoon of honey and make a paste. Apply on your face. Once it dries, wash with cold water and pat dry. This acts as a moisturiser and helps in tighten your skin.

Soak khus khus (poppy seeds) overnight. Grind it with just enough milk to make a paste. Apply on your face. Once it dries, wash with cold water.The natural oil present in khus khus helps to moisturise your skin.

Just before boiling milk, remove two tablespoons. Massage it lightly on your face in an upward motion. Leave to dry, and then wash with water and pat dry.This helps to keep your skin supple.

Make a paste of 2-5 tablespoons of raw peanuts with milk. Add ¼ teaspoon of honey to it. Apply on your face. Leave to dry. Then wash with cold water and pat dry.The natural oils present in the peanuts help moisturise your skin.

Make a paste of one teaspoon of malai, a pinch of turmeric and four to five drops of olive oil. Apply on your face, leave to dry. Wash with cold water and pat dry. Malai acts as a natural moisturiser and turmeric and olive oil helps rejuvenate your skin.

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COMBINATION SKIN •

Mix 3-4 tablespoons of Multani mitti (Fuller’s Earth) with 8-10 ground pudina (mint) leaves. Freeze the pack overnight. Keep outside for 10-15 minutes and then apply on your face. After 10-15 minutes, wash off and pat dry. It helps in cooling and cleansing your skin.

Boil a handful of lemon grass leaves in one litre of water, until you get the aroma. Then, place in an ice tray and freeze. After returning home from work or an outing, rub a lemon grass ice cube all over your face. It cleanses the dirt and grime accumulated in your skin’s pores and shuts them. Whisk away black spots and pimples

Make a paste of either half a piece of nutmeg/ six to eight jamun seeds with water/ rose water. Apply on your face. Leave to dry. Then, wash with cold water and pat dry.

Squeeze half a fresh lemon into one glass of freshly boiled milk. Leave for half an hour, then apply on your face before retiring to bed.

Take 125 ml (¾ cup) of tomato juice and squeeze in half a lemon. Add five to seven mashed mint leaves and black salt to taste. Drink this every morning and evening for at least one week. It will help detoxify the body. It also helps to relieve constipation and worm infestation.

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Rub a slice of lemon or the remains a squeezed lemon on your face. Allow it to remain overnight, and then wash with cold water. It will restore your skin’s softness and lend your complexion a glow.

Squeeze the juice of one lemon into one ripe tomato (in which a hole has been made). Rub the tomato on your face. Leave to dry. Then, wash with water and pat dry. OCTOBER 1-15, 2010 TULIP 45


TRAVEL

Charminar

Rajahmundari Siddesvara Temple

Andhra Pradesh Demographics

Getting Here

Andhra Pradesh has a population of 76,210,007 comprising of 38,286,738 males and 37,923,369 females. The literacy rate in the state is 45.11%.

The excellent infrastructure of roads, rail facilities, airports and ports, makes Andhra Pradesh easily accessible from every part of India. The availability of transport, accommodation and the variety of cuisines make the state a preferred tourist destination.

Location Andhra Pradesh is the 5th largest state in India and the largest in South India, with an area of 2,75,086 kms. Geographically located in the South-eastern part of the country, it is bounded by Orissa in the North, Tamil Nadu in the South, Karnataka to the West and the Bay of Bengal in the East. Language

Cuisine Nizami cuisine is the most popular choice here, closely followed by the spicy Andhra cuisine. Tantalizing non-vegetarian dishes are a part of the lip smacking Andhra cuisine.

Festivals The people of Andhra Pradesh celebrate all festivals with great pomp and grandeur. The important festivals here are Ganesh Chaturthi, Dusherra, Diwali, Christmas, New Year, Ugadi, Holi, and Idul-Fitr.

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Weather The best time of the year to visit Andhra Pradesh is during the winter months (November to February), when the climate is pleasant 13°-33°C. Summers (March to May) are quite hot with the mercury rising up to 20°-41°C. Monsoons (June to October) are sultry yet fun for those who enjoy rains. PLACES TO SEE

Hyderabad Royal, rustic, romantic are just a few terms to describe Hyderabad, but one has to be present here to truly experience the exotic enchantment of this historic city. The mesmerizing fragrance of musky Attars (perfumes). Appetizing aromas from Tandoors (ovens), Dekchis (huge pots) and brewing Irani Chai (tea).

Rope way Srisailam

Hyderabad - the territory of the richest man in the world, the Nizam, is also rich in history, arts, architecture and culture. Like the Kohinoor diamond which was mined here, the city is multi-faceted and a shining example of valued traditions. More than 400 years of history is preserved and exists along with the ultra modern infrastructure. Known as the City of Pearls, it is now globally famous as an IT hub. The hospitality at Hyderabad is unmatched and the laid-back “Nawabi” style of living is totally relaxing.

Visakhapatnam Find a beach for every season... and for every reason. Sunny, golden, bright and breathtaking... that’s Visakhapatnam, popularly known as Vizag. Beautiful blue ocean and sparkling beaches... this second largest city of Andhra Pradesh is gorgeous. But if you think Vizag is all about beaches... you are in for a surprise. Green picturesque hills greet you, wherever you go. Lush greenery, fascinating tribal dance, and historical Buddhist remains will enchant you.

Vijayawada Vijayawada translates to mean “place of victory”. According to the legends, Arjuna performed penance on these hills to appease Lord Shiva, who appeared before him and bestowed him with the prized weapon ‘Pasupathasthra’. The impressive

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Prakasam Barrage, which is 1223.5 mt long across the river Krishna has created a beautiful reservoir lake, and is also responsible for irrigating lakhs of acres of land.

Warangal The city with its glorious past, has many interesting places to see, especially those of architectural importance. Richly carved pillars, delicate screens, elaborate and detailed sculptures... you will be awestruck. The Warangal Fort, now in ruins, dates back to the 13th century, it has beautiful archways and fine geometrical intricacies. Also, present are beautiful temples like the Ramappa Temple, Bhadrakali Temple, and many more, which will transport you back into time.

Puttaparthi There will be a moment in your lifetime when you see something or experience a rare emotion and you are, for an instant, touched and in some way transformed. You’ll be a changed person. Welcome to Puttaparthi, the abode of peace. This is the home of Bhagawan Sri Satya Sai Baba, India’s most revered spiritual master of modern times. His home (the ashram) is known as ‘Prashanti Nilayam’, the abode of peace. One of the most important pilgrim centres of India, the ashram lives up to its name, spend moments here and you will be filled with a sense of peace and calm.

Visakhapatnam

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Rajahmundry This picturesque destination is located on the left bank of the mighty river Godavari, in the East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh. Surrounded by lush green paddy fields, coconut trees, and winding roads through quaint villages, Rajahmundry and its surrounding places are truly a visual treat. Raja Mahendri, as it was known in the olden days, was ruled by the Eastern Chalukya ruler, Rajaraja Narendra in A.D. 1022. The remnants of fine palaces and fort walls can be seen standing to this day.

Belum Caves

Tour Package The Conducted and Package tours of AP Tourism covering 8 centers of Andhra Pradesh will let you explore many places. And also, these trips are hassle free, comfortable and complete value for money. For this purpose a wide range of vehicles including 63 hi-tech coaches, 29 Volvo coaches, 8 air-conditioned hitech coaches, 4 semi-sleepers, 11 mini vehicles, 1 vintage coach & 10 Qualis are being used. Now, AP Tourism is also coming up with new Conducted and Package tours to give you more.

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Irfan & Wajid

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DABANG SCREENING Special screening of dabang was organized by hamed, khaleel and anunay at inox. Socialites and page3 personalities were present at the event. Hamed danced to the songs of the movie matching the steps of the actor, his dance was the main attraction of the evening and people enjoyed it more than the movie. Hamed is a diehard fan of Salman Khan, Present at the event were Ntin,Rashed,Abbas,Kunal, fasi, hamed saberi, mir and others

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Fortnightly Diaries Food festivals, Upcoming Events and What’s New in Town, all this and lots more..... Your guide to the city happenings.

WHAT- Encounters celebrates the great German Oktober Festival with Chefs from Germany. The late night or midnight buffet continues at Encounters to satiate your midnight hunger. Enjoy the pleasant evening with barbeques and a glass of wine with compliments. WHEN- October 16th to end of month, Dinner WHERE- Encounters, Taj Deccan WHAT- Treat your family and friends with specially designed four course Yumcha menu. Savour delectable dimsums, starters, soup and others with unlimited Beer every Sunday for lunch. Savour Seafood Delicacies at the Golden Dragon over a week long seafood promotion. Gift your treasured ones the special Season’s Chocolates and Cakes made only for you from seasons lounge. WHAT- Taj’s in-house lifestyle store Taj Khazana, brings to Andhra Pradesh its unique “Trunk Show” for the first time at Taj Krishna, Hyderabad. The show will exhibit a treasure of meticulously hand-woven Saris and you will enjoy the experience of choosing from an unparalleled collection of precious Indian ethnic. Jewellery made predominantly of diamonds with exquisite embellishment of gold and other precious stones. The show will also display original designs of Banarasi saris which will be available only in Taj Khazana and also it will showcase a revival of exquisite Indian weaves for artists and aficionados, corporate leaders and connoisseurs! WHEN- October 4 & 5, 2010, at Garden Room from 10.00 am to 9.00 pm. WHAT- Oktoberfest at The Square WHEN & WHERE- Novotel Hyderabad Airport, Shamshabad ushers the city to experience the recreation of the streets of Bavaria, starting 18th September till 3rd October. Chill out & unwind in the evenings at Novotel Hyderabad Airport with huge beers in heavy steins & enjoy hearty food and BBQ. Contact- 66250000 WHAT-Realms @ Hard Rock Café WHEN & WHERE- Let the winners of the 2008 Hyderabad regionals of campus rock idols, Realms, rock your night on October the 14th at 8pm Hard Rock Café. Contact44767900 WHAT- Globeque @ Barbeque Nation WHEN- Every Day - 7:00 PM Onwards, Up To Sunday Oct 03 Barbeque Nation’s first ever food festival brings to you the best cuisines from different parts of the world along with a buffet, priced at Rs. 600. WHAT-Happy Hours @ Spoil & Uberdeq WHEN- Every Day - 3:00 PM Onwards Up To Tuesday Oct 12 Enjoy Happy Hours at SPOIL & UBERDEQ, everyday from 3pm to 8pm @ Spoil & 5pm to 8pm @ Uberdeq, with 1+1 on all Domestic Spirits. Also get Hookahs, Drinks, Food and Free WiFi. WHAT- Weekend bonanza @ Syn - Asian Grill & Bar WHEN & WHERE- Enjoy Sushi’s, some wok finished appetizers, some green and red Thai curries and lots more for Rs.456/- during lunch at Syn - Asian Grill and Bar. Enjoy exotic Sushi, Thai, Teppanyaki and Cocktails during dinner. On Sundays enjoy sushi’s, some wok finished appetizers, some green and red Thai curries and lots more during lunch at SYN. Have a perfect weekend afternoon as various activities for you and your family is planned like - Face Painting with a twist of creativity; painting on Ceramic Surfaces overseen by professional artists from Daira’s Initiative and foot massages by O2 Spas for the grown-ups. 60 TULIP OCTOBER 1-15, 2010


Top 10 Reasons you’re A Libra 10. Want everyone to be happy. 9. Your motto : I have taste. 8. Make a great hostage. 7. Oh , so loveable. 6. Love to be right. 5. Super sensitive. 4. Brainstormer deluxe. 3. Hate to make a decision. 2. Keep redecorating the house.

AND THE #1 REASON YOU ARE A LIBRA IS…

YOU WERE BORN UNDER THE SIGN OF THE SCALES ! OCTOBER 1-15, 2010 TULIP 61


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Suhasini is the multitasking queen of astrology. She is an expert tarot card reader who covers palmistry, nadi astrology and counseling. She excels in scientific astrology & can be contacted on www.tarotworldwide.blogspot.com, E-mail: tarotworldwide@gmail.com or 09393026634, 09290425451

ARIES

(March 21-April 20) Creative

– Ambitious and

This month the tarot card “Ace of Swords” shows the start of an ‘unstoppable movement’. Things are changing for good. Success is guaranteed, as the card cuts through all obstacles (like injustice, misunderstandings, metal stress and anxiety) to win battles of your life. Even a painful ending of a relationship which has stood in your way is now being removed possibly a three –way relationship in which ‘heartache’ is inevitable, is seen comprised says the tarot card “the temperance”. Wear Red Color for good luck. Your lucky number is 6. Karmic Tips – Happy mind is a healthy heart.

TAURUS

GEMINI

(April 21 – May-21) (Loving and Full of Wisdom)

(May 22 - June 21) (Double Thing Happening)

This month the tarot card “The Nine of Pentacles” relates to good administration of resources enjoyment of the comfort that money can buy. Prosperity, good sense and financial shrewdness, relaxation after hard work. You may be benefited with your project or business or completion or settlement of property. Even astonishing news of marriage proposal seems to be on the way says the tarot card “The wheel of fortune”. Wear green color for good luck. Your lucky number is 8.

This month the tarot card “The tow of swords” indicates a balance friendship at a time of adversity. An ally upon whom you can depend. A decision to be made logically, but there are no clues as to which direction to take. A balance between two equally matched opponents. A duel, either literally or fought with words for each other says the tarot card “The Chariot”. Wear Yellow for good luck. You’re Lucky Number is 21.

Karmic Tips – Remain focused on your primary goal.

Karmic Tips- You are sure to be successful with your karmic deeds, if you listen to your conscience signals.

CANCER

LEO

VIRGO

(June 22 to July 22) (Power of Love Symbolizes Life)

(July 23 to Aug.23) (Divinity and Humility)

(Aug.24 to Sep.23) (Knowledge and Understanding)

This month the tarot card “The Judgment” confirms a dramatic change of attitude will lead to a happier times. Love, reconciliation and physical pleasures. A happy relationship in personal life or in business. An important choice must be made with reference to true desires rather than duty. Future promises to be bright. Follow your heart and do what you truly desire says the tarot card “Eight of cups” Wear gray & white for good luck. Your lucky number is 11.

This month the tarot card “Three of wands” Showers ‘Good luck’ showing that your ship will sail smooth and that your current worries will soon be resolved. You may need a little more patience, but you can be assured that all your troubles will soon end. This stubborn independence change life for good says the tarot card “The Star”. Wear Orange or Green. Your lucky number is 9.

This month the tarot card the “The ten of wands” indicates the duties and a stressful and hard-working life. Burdens may be shouldered on behalf of others. Difficult tasks to complete, however you will successfully complete your work even though the price in terms of health and anxiety may be high. Perhaps some obligations have to go says the tart card “The Strength”. Wear Navy blue or violet Color for good luck. Your Lucky number is 5.

Karmic Tips – Follows your heart and do what you truly desire.

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Karmic Tips- Every cloud has a Silver lining.

Karmic Tips – Always try to keep a firm grip on your emotions.


LIBRA

SCORPIO

(Sep. 24 to Oct.23) (Unfolding of Life Leads to Unity)

(Oct 24 to Nov 22) (Any kind of Force is in dual aspect)

This month tarot card “The Moon” reveals, to be very careful indeed! Unforeseen perils, lies and terrible risks. Hidden enemies lurk and you will have to keep your wits to yourself. If you are to defeat their wiles, you need to use your ‘Intuition’ to deal with a deceptive situation. The path you are on is difficult and may cause fear, but continue along it, even if you are beset by doubts, because all will eventually turn out well says the tarot card “The Sun”. Wear Pale blue or Yellow for good luck. Your lucky numbers is 7.

This month the tarot card “The Sun” is in the mood of ‘Buoyant’ and ‘Happy’. You are bestowed with the gift of ‘glorious life’. (Successes, glory, happiness, joy and achievement. Happy re-unions and joyful love-affairs’. Pleasure vitality and good health). Perhaps a good news concerning offspring is on the way, gesture of affection is perhaps a gift says the tarot card “The Star”. Wear Pink or burgundy Color are good luck. Lucky Number is 16.

Karmic Tips – Your future dream can shine only with your determination of mind.

Karmic Tips: Roses are never without thorns. So is the ‘life’, challenge it.

CAPRICON (Dec 22 – Jan 20) (Numerous Goals to be Conquered) This month the tarot card “The Seven of Swords” indicates that overcompromising can dilute your vision and if this is a dream for your, get the team (be it your family, your friends or colleagues) working together not ‘Infighting’ and ‘Tearing’ the group a part. Remember the plan will be the fulfillment of a ‘Burning’ desire. You’ll regret going in, with a little time and some perspective. You’ll be glad you ‘Persevered’ says the tarot card “The Hierophant”. Wear blue or pink color is good luck. Your lucky number is 3. Karmic Tips: Learn to focus your mind with positive thoughts if you want to fulfill your burning-desire-dream.

AQUARIUS (Jan 21 to Feb 18) (Promotion of Communication) This month the tarot card “The Five of Swords” confirms while everything looks ‘bleak at the moment’ remember that everybody has times like this. So now it’s your turn. Welcome to the ‘Learning curve’. Where you can start to take real control of your life. It’s all too easy to feel and be marvelous when thing go well. But it’s tough times, which make you strong. Meditate, keep calm and ‘bash a pillow’ but always thing will change i.e., only you can determine the answer of your life says the tarot card “Ace of Pentacles” Wear Brown color for Good Luck. Your lucky number is 4. Karmic Tips: Remember you’re establishing your future with today’s good fortune.

HOROSCOPE

SAGITTARIUS (Nov 23 to Dec 21) (Idealism and Noble Aspirations) This month the tarot card “Eight of swords” tell you to take care of your health. Now is the time to fulfill all those promises you’ve made to your body and mind over the years. Meditate, take up gentle exercise, eat well, nourish your body and respect your spirit. Let go, any petty matters you’ve been fretting about. Instead gaze into a ‘Candles flame’. Write down one thing you love about all of your friends, and love yourself. This crisis will pass but the message from the universe is to pay attention to your body and love it well. So please use this experience to truly learn to love yourself says the tarot card “The Chariot”. Wear Purple for good Luck. Your Lucky Number is 22. Karmic Tips: Take good care of your body and your soul and nourish your spirit.

PISCES (Feb 19 – March 20) (Struggle Leads to Success) This month the tarot card says “The strength” indicates marvelous month to lay down roots and establish a happy endings for business, projects. Opportunities come thick and fast particularly in your career & family life. Concentrate on your work, health, home and relationships. You will be happy to be in your family There is also chances of windfall of finances (Bank loan sanctioned or property issues settled). Rejoice this grabbing opportunity to complete your ambition. New relationship is seen to be metalized. After a quiet lonely start you become increasingly gregarious says the tarot card “The World”. Wear Sea Green Color for good luck. Your lucky numbers is 5. Karmic Tips: Where there is a will, there is a way. OCTOBER 1-15, 2010 TULIP 63


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