Lord Mahavira's life is an inspiration for all. His birth anniversary is celebrated as Mahavir Jayanti. The 24th Tirthankara of Jainism, the spiritual teacher practiced intense meditation after renouncing the material world at the age of 30. He attained salvation, nirvana or moksha at the age of 72. During his lifetime, he taught the virtues of non-violence, truth, chastity, non-attachment and leading a moral and principled life. Lord Mahavira is usually depicted in a sitting or standing meditative posture, with the symbol of a lion beneath him. According to Jain texts, Lord Mahavira's childhood name was Vardhamana. He was born in into a royal family in present-day Bihar. On Mahavir Jayanti, special programmes, prayer meets, processions are organised as a reminder to follow the lessons he preached during his lifetime.
Ravichandran Ashwin scored a quickfire four-ball 17 and claimed two big wickets to lead Kings XI Punjab to a 12-run victory over Rajasthan Royals at the PCA IS Bindra Stadium on Tuesday. After being asked to bat, Kings XI Punjab rode on a half-century by KL Rahul and a couple of sixes by skipper Ravichandran Ashwin to post a competitive 182 for six. Rajasthan Royals managed to score 170 for seven in their allotted 20 overs and suffered a 12-runs defeat in Mohali. With this, KXIP registered a season double triumph over Rajasthan Royals as the latter were thrashed by 14 runs earlier in the home-leg in Jaipur.
It's Kalank day today! Kalank is the only film arriving in theatres today because of its unique release strategy. Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan lead an ensemble cast, also comprising Sonakshi Sinha, Aditya Roy Kapur, Madhuri Dixit and Sanjay Dutt, in the Abhishek Varman-directed film. kalank is a period piece produced by Karan Johar's Dharma Productions and set in the pre-independence era of 1945. Kalank has always remained a special project for Karan as he conceptualised the idea some 15 years ago and it was to be his late filmmaker father's final piece. Kalank is also special for one more reason - Sridevi was supposed to star in the film but after her tragic end, Madhuri Dixit was roped in.
Are you done with your skin and its dullness? Do you think no amount of products can salvage it from the damage? Are those beauty treatments also not reaping significant benefits? If yes, then you are not alone. All of us at some point in the day feel our skin is degrading.The lack of knowledge around the same is also another reason why we think it is the best idea to invest all our money and faith in beauty products. While we are not rebuking all products in the market, but one needs to understand that your skin's health is determined by a lot of factors, which we do not take into account. Your diet, for instance, plays a huge role in your overall skin health. Eating out a lot, or at irregular time intervals, not staying hydrated are some bad habits that can take a toll on your skin.
China’s economic growth held steady in the latest quarter despite a tariff war with Washington, in a reassuring sign that Beijing’s efforts to reverse a slowdown might be gaining traction.