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Parmita Uniyal


Works as a journalist with Indian Express Online. Loves writing short stories and lucid-dreaming in free time.

Five situations when a smiling face can annoy people
Wed, Oct 28, 2015

Can a smiling face really be annoying? Guess, it could be, in the following situations.

Five quick relaxation techniques to calm your mind
Thu, Oct 22, 2015

There are times when everyday stress gets too much to handle and you just can't wait for a vacation to de-stress. Good news is there are some relaxation exercises for immediate relief.

11 tips to stay mentally strong
Thu, Oct 08, 2015

As much as we want to be happy, everyday stress gets the better of us, leaving us exhausted and disconnected with our inner self. Here are some tips that will help you keep mentally fit and strong.

Don’t listen to your own jokes: Cyrus Sahukar tells stand-up comedians
Wed, Oct 07, 2015

Cyrus Sahukar's 'Fully Faltoo' career needs no introduction. We thought of discovering his 'chatpata' brand of humour on the sidelines of Kurkure's comic fest and he didn't disappoint.

Dengue fever: Ten things to keep in mind
Thu, Sep 17, 2015

With denuge cases rising everyday, misconceptions and panic abound. With 1800 cases reported in the national capital so far, it is important to take measures to contain its spread, as well as steer clear of myths. Also, it is important to safeguard your kids against the disease.

10 hilarious hand-written notes by students (and their moms)
Fri, Nov 27, 2015

These funny handwritten notes aptly capture our glorious school life. Some are meant to be wicked, the others unwittingly make you laugh.

Is Canola oil healthy for you? 10 facts and 7 recipes you might be interested in
Thu, Jul 16, 2015

If you are a health conscious foodie, eager to experiment with food, you might want to try this relatively new entrant in 'healthy oil' market - Canola oil.

EXCLUSIVE: Minissha Lamba opens up on low-key wedding, says honeymoon will have to wait
Wed, Jul 08, 2015

Though the wedding came as a big surprise to people, it was expected from Minissha, who's a private person and prefers to stay away from the media glare.

Yoga fads abound, but do they have health benefits?
Fri, Jun 19, 2015

Opt for these quirky yoga forms, if all you need is an exercise routine mixed with fun elements. Don't go for it, if you are looking for wholesome well being.

Watch video: Acid-attack victim shares her horrific story as she gets a beauty makeover
Tue, Jun 02, 2015

Reshma right now is happy with her inner beauty, craving for more beauty makeovers, but probably she's too young to realise that there are little provisions to make her future secure.

Watch video: 100 years of Indian beauty captured, à la Bollywood
Sun, May 31, 2015

Cut Video's latest episode of their series - 100 years of beauty, celebrates beauty trends in India over 10 decades or 100 years.

All of 18, this girl has some solid ideas on water conservation
Fri, May 15, 2015

Aanya Dalmia recently spoke at UN about how her charity project Aakar is implementing a simple but effective model for water conservation in Rajasthan.

Mother’s Day 2015: 8 cutest hand-written notes by kids to their mothers
Fri, May 08, 2015

We are sure these hand-written notes convey just an iota of what these kids actually feel for their mothers, but they are extremely adorable.

Five years without Salman Khan, are Bollywood fans ready?
Wed, May 06, 2015

Now that Bollywood superstar Salman Khan will be behind the bars soon, another era will be unravelled in Bollywood.

Get your happiness basics right with these simple mantras
Thu, Apr 23, 2015

If you are stressed, unhappy, directionless, you certainly have made some wrong choices that resulted in imbalance of priorities.

No silence, please: Five situations where silence is not golden
Fri, Apr 17, 2015

When you withhold information, an emotion or an important conversation, it's anything but medicinal.

Crazy, crazy boyfriends: Are you dating one of these guys?
Mon, Apr 20, 2015

While you really want to slap the first two boyfriends hard, the third and fourth irritate you no end.

Hate cooking? A robo-chef to prepare meals for you while you relax
Thu, Apr 16, 2015

Robots and machines might just take over your kitchen as you relax on your couch after a long day at work.

13 little things that make people happy
Thu, Apr 16, 2015

There is a definite gap between what we want in our life, and what we are doing to attain it.

Watch video: This man can teach you a few things about happiness
Fri, Apr 10, 2015

He is like any other face on the street. But he is on a mission. A mission to spread happiness with his random acts of kindness.

Watch video: A transsexual conveys an important message to a gay, but now it’s too late
Thu, Apr 09, 2015

Think before you turn an escapist. Sometimes, it's best to take action at the right time.

Is it a good idea to google your former flame? A flowchart helps you find out
Thu, Apr 09, 2015

Break-up and relationships are one of the most tricky things on earth. Your mind can play games and you can fall prey to it.

I don’t smoke, I’m not a size zero: It’s time we stop stereotyping models
Wed, Apr 08, 2015

Models are like hangers. We love to stereotype anybody and everybody on the basis of their race, caste, profession, colour and what not.

Watch video: A child beggar hated his job, and then it rained and changed his life
Wed, Apr 08, 2015

Instead of running away from a situation, accept it and find solutions around it. You will be more successful than the others.

A mystery, a mobile and a murder: This drug addict’s transformation story is unique
Wed, Mar 25, 2015

A drug addict receives a cellphone as a birthday present. He is intrigued because he doesn't know who the sender is.

This guy wrote love poem to his boyfriend everyday for 420 days
Fri, Mar 20, 2015

Crist Chrysler, a collegiate lacrosse player wrote one poem everyday for 420 days at stretch, when he and his boyfriend ended up at different colleges.

15 greetings from around the world
Mon, Mar 16, 2015

Did you know that people 'stick out their tongues' to greet each other in Tibet and 'raise their eyebrows' to acknowledge presence in Marshall Islands.

Watch video: Why this loving husband follows his wife all day for her sake
Tue, Mar 17, 2015

A young married couple had everything they want for a happy loving life. Then one fine day, something happened to the wife.

Watch video: Here’s why India beeps and bans things
Fri, Mar 13, 2015

We ban what we can't digest. We ban what we want to sweep under the carpet. And we also ban things that are of little importance.

Sea is the hero and the villain in Manveen S Anand’s crime thriller
Fri, Mar 13, 2015

The book is engaging in parts; though the plot looks predictable in the beginning, you can never guess what happens towards the end.

Indian Express sets up a sexual harassment complaints committee
Wed, Mar 18, 2015

In accordance with The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013, The Indian Express Ltd has set up an Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) to address complaints of sexual harassment at workplace.

Women, don’t wait for a man to protect you, it’s your fight
Tue, Mar 10, 2015

But do you really believe in what you are sharing in social media? Do you have the courage to fight a molester in real life?

365 shades of love: Man proposes to girlfriend everyday for a year
Mon, Mar 09, 2015

One proposal probably wasn't enough for him, so he decided to propose to his ladylove 365 times.

Bipasha Basu opens up about her decade-long romance with fitness
Fri, Feb 27, 2015

Bipasha Basu tells Parmita Uniyal how fitness transformed her attitude towards life and made her a balanced person.

Watch video: Meditate with open eyes to find inner bliss, here’s how
Mon, Feb 23, 2015

It's high time, we look for other ways to meditate; instead of closing eyes and sitting, we can very well meditate with our eyes open and going about our chores.

Girls watch this video before dating a Delhi guy
Fri, Feb 20, 2015

The typical Delhi guy doesn't hesitate in buttering anyone for his special jugaad just as he doesn't mind the extra butter in his butter chicken with butter naans.