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When singer Akriti Kakar tied the knot.

Listening to Akriti Kakar talk about her significant other feels like they’ve been together forever.

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Kalki through the looking-glass

As we entered Amy Billimoria’s House of Design in Juhu, Mumbai, we knew we were not in Kansas anymore. The store exudes a happy feeling. From the décor of the store to the clothes housed within it, we could tell that this was going to be a departure from a traditional bridal makeover.

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Sonam and Paras Modi share their marriage mantra…

We met at a common friend’s wedding in Lonavla, after which we started meeting almost twice a week with friends. We got along like a house on fire; it felt so comfortable talking to each other, it was like we were long lost friends. The initial courtship felt more like a game of hide and seek. We didn’t want to tell people yet as we were still getting to know each other.

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15 Apr

How to grow your own kitchen garden

With a limited supply of vegetables and fruits available, the time is ripe to cultivate your own kitchen garden at home. Here’s how experts suggest you can get started

We’ve all struggled with procuring essentials in the last few weeks. In such a situation, wouldn’t it be so much easier if we had a few key ingredients growing in our own homes? Well, even if you’re a serial plant killer, there’s no harm in trying your hand at kitchen or urban gardening. And it really is easier than it seems. Here’s what a few gardening enthusiasts had to say:

 

Get Started

  • Pick a location that receives a minimum of 4-5 hours of sunlight.
  • Grow seeds that are easily available at home.
  • If you don’t have pots, use old paint cans, plastic bottles, takeaway containers, buckets, mugs etc (preferably 10 inches high), and drill holes in them for drainage.
  • Use a potting mix or strain the soil that you have at home and enrich it with homemade compost (or blended banana peels) and coconut husk (instead of coco peat).
  • Don’t overwater your plants; the soil must remain moist but not soggy.
  • Regularly mulch your plants by adding dried and fallen leaves to them.
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