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Commercials reflect a subtle shift in traditional parenting roles

A series of TV commercials aimed at parents in recent months has sparked intense online debate over traditional family values and the reality of modern life. Manufacturer Cow Soap is the latest advertiser to generate discussion on this issue, releasing a commercial for Father’s

Madhya Pradesh: 36 injured in traditional ‘Hingot Yuddha’ in Gautampura

Indore: At least 36 people were injured on Friday while participating in the traditional “HingotYuddha” (Hingot war), observed a day after Diwali, officials said. Of the injured, the condition of three is stated to be serious. Hingot war is an age-old tradition of residents of

This wedding season, flaunt your traditional lehenga with a modern twist

Ditch the mundane lehenga for the upcoming wedding season. Wear a georgette belt with a flowy drape, sport cigarette pants underneath embellished sheer lehenga of soft net, experts suggest. Fashion Designers Anu PD and Mini Bindra have listed few ideas: * Wear a georgette

EESL to retrofit appliances in AP courts

Energy Efficiency Services Ltd has entered into an agreement to retrofit appliances for energy effciency in the law courts across Andhra Pradesh. The project will be first implemented in all the court buildings of Visakhapatnam on a pilot basis and then extended to all

New Houzz Study Shows What’s Trending In Master Bathroom Remodels

If you’re considering remodeling your master bathroom, which features do you most want to upgrade? If you’re like a large contingent of renovating homeowners who shared their priorities with Houzz recently, your shower area may top the list. Photo by John Deuchrass Architects Showers

In The Design Studio: Update Your Bathroom

This is a sponsored post by Anna Gibson, owner of AKG Design Studio and an award-winning, certified kitchen and bathroom designer. AKG Design Studio is a boutique design firm specializing in kitchen, bathroom designs and cabinetry sales. Contact Anna at 571-989-2541 or [email protected], and follow her work on Houzz; Pinterest; Facebook and Twitter. Many times,

When is the best time to buy appliances?

Major home appliances are often expensive, but they can be more affordable at certain times of the year — especially around holidays. Before you buy a dishwasher, refrigerator, range, washer or dryer, check if one of these sale seasons is coming up. If you can wait to

Towson residents might have little recourse for power outage that fried appliances

  Mary Munoz woke up in the wee hours of Sept. 23 after hearing a loud crack. After realizing the power was out in her Rich Hill Road home, in Stoneleigh, she went to check on her son, Tomas, before returning to bed. In

Nate makes nine Atlantic hurricanes in a row—unprecedented in modern era

On August 9th, deep in the southern Gulf of Mexico, Hurricane Franklin reached 85mph winds before moving into Mexico. Although the storm dropped some heavy rains over the Mexican state of Veracruz, Franklin’s effects were relatively moderate, and it was soon forgotten. But following

Connected Refrigerators Dominate the Global Smart Kitchen Appliances Market

 A new analysis by Verify Markets shows the Global Smart Kitchen Appliances Market was valued at $371 million in 2016 and is expected to reach over $2 billion by 2023, growing at a double-digit CAGR during the forecast period. Currently, smart refrigerators dominate the market with