Parmita Uniyal

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

Articles By Parmita Uniyal

Five situations when a smiling face can annoy people

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

11 tips to stay mentally strong

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

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.

10 hilarious hand-written notes by students (and their moms)

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

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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.