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Popular Indian cars fail crash tests

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Popular Indian cars fail crash tests

India’s best-selling car Suzuki-Maruti Alto received a zero-star safety rating for adult occupant protection.

Five of India’s most popular small cars have failed crash tests conducted by a UK-based car safety watchdog.

The tests by Global NCAP showed that if involved in a crash, fatalities or serious injuries could result.

Among the cars tested was India’s talismanic Tata Nano, Read the rest of this entry »

6 ways to fall back madly in love

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6 ways to fall back madly in love
You’ve been together far too long. But instead of looking for options, here are ways to bring back that feeling

You come together in the first flush of romance, but drift apart as things get comfortable. Sometimes there can be such a thing as too much space. Instead of starting all over again with someone new, why not restart what you have Read the rest of this entry »

9 things you should never tell your spouse

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9 things you should never tell your spouse
Long-time, happily married couples sometimes need to watch what they say and how they say it.

At the same time they also need to watch how they respond to what their significant other has to say.

Just because you’re extremely comfortable with someone doesn’t mean you never have to watch your mouth.

“Communication is tricky. Read the rest of this entry »

5 Things Women Do to Turn Men Off

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5 Things Women Do to Turn Men Off
Five things that surprisingly could be a turn off for men
1.Forcing men to marry you; Is the number one turn off for most guys. Guys aren’t thinking about marriage. Women put so much pressure on us, they lose sight of what’s important love. Relax, if it’s going to happen let it happen naturally. Every girl wants a big fancy wedding, but us guys don’t want to go broke paying for it.
2..Boring in bed; Not putting it down like you were when you first met. Read the rest of this entry »

10 Things Women Hate about Men

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10 Things Women Hate about  Men
Be it a wet towel on the bed or making disparaging comments about your TV habits, your man knows very well how to get on your nerves, isn’t it?

But you are not the only one, as there are some standard habits men have that annoy women to the core. Christina Hopkinson, author of the book ‘The Pile Of Stuff At The Bottom Of The Stairs’ Read the rest of this entry »

Sex can be traumatic for some women

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Sex can be traumatic for some women
Sex can be traumatic for some women
Chocolate better than sex? Yes, say several women who live with the everyday reality of painful intercourse

It’s been five years since the episode, which makes Ritika Sohni comfortable to admit, “I had no idea where the vagina was positioned in my body.”

At the time, Sohni was 33, and newly married. After failing to consummate her marriage for six months, she decided to consult a gynaecologist, who inserted a vaginal speculum inside her. This ruptured her hymen, causing slight bleeding. But the memory of the pain she experienced put her off sex. Each time, the couple got intimate, Sohni would clamp up in fear Read the rest of this entry »

Don’t want a hangover? Eat mashed potato before that first drink

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article-2528602-1A38E47D00000578-170_306x390Alcohol irritates the stomach and disrupts sleep, causing nausea and exhaustion the next day

Waking up with a pounding head, a delicate stomach and mouth as dry as a desert is an all-too-familiar scenario for many over the festive season.

It’s not just the pain you have to worry about.

Having a hangover could also make you a danger behind the wheel, suggests a recent study from the University of the West of England, which found that hungover drivers made significantly more mistakes even once the alcohol had cleared their system.

Hangovers occur for several reasons.

As alcohol is a diuretic (triggering the production of urine), it causes dehydration, which in turn leads to symptoms such as headache, dry mouth, reduced concentration and irritability.

Meanwhile, blood-sugar levels drop because the body produces too much insulin in response to the high sugar content of alcohol.

This contributes to a throbbing head, as well as driving the rampant hunger that many drinkers experience.

Alcohol also irritates the stomach and disrupts sleep, causing nausea and exhaustion the next day. Many people have their theories about what causes hangovers, how to avoid them and how best to treat them. We talked to the experts to find out the truth behind the popular theories …