Android Lollipop where are you?

Official Android Lollipop wallpaper 
As we all know, the release of Android Lollipop has been trending on internet from last 2-3 weeks. Everyone is curious to know when are They going to receive the update. Well Google has been testing mine (or our) patience from 15days because Lollipop was supposed to release on 1st November for the android one devices but there is No news of it till now. I have noticed that people are able to update on some nexus devices like Nexus 5 and 4, but They are facing certain problems like Wi-Fi connectivity, app crashes, random error messages etc. Moderaters on Google android forums have recommended to delete recovery caches for those who are experiencing problems with initial release of Lollipop. I would say everyone should wait for OTA(on the air) update instead of being impatient and sideloading (downloading and flashing Lollipop manually) the new update because it may permanently damage your phone.  Don’t try sideloading unless you are an expert in these stuffs. I can surely say that Google will roll out Lollipop for all the android devices (only those who are going to get it) by next year. It’s better to Wait than damaging your phone! Keep checking OTA update by going to Settings -> About phone -> Software update. If you’re able to get the update option then Congrats! If you’re not, then just Wait for few more days! Google is already testing Lollipop on various devices like Xiaomi Redmi series and some of Samsung and HTC smartphones. Till then, enjoy the sweet KitKat!
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Travel Diary | Khutaghat Dam & Ratanpur Mahamaya Temple | The Beauty of Chhattisgarh

When you are visiting Chhattisgarh, you will find tons of dams and water reservoirs surrounded by beautiful jungles! One such dam is called Khutaghat. I know, the name sounds quite uncommon! It is situated near Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh and it comes before the Ratanpur Temple when you are on the Katghora-Bilaspur route. I have visited this temple many times in the past, but it was my first time visiting Khutaghat Dam. I could not spend a lot of time there, but it was truly a wonderful place! Scroll down to see the couple of pictures that I clicked over there.

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Fall / Winter Fashion – makeup, outfit and accessories ideas !

Hello guys ! Umm I mean girls 😛 it’s my first ever post related to fashion. I’m not a fashion expert, neither good at giving advice about it but I wanted to do a post dedicated to fashion for my female readers. Sooo I tried my best and piled up some fall fashion outfit, makeup and accessories ideas from Amazon. It took me so much effort to make it happen, I had to match the colours for everything in different categories. I’m making this list specially for my female readers from United states (my blog gets most of the hits from there) I’ll soon do a similar post for Indian ladies with the help of Flipkart.  🙂 I hope you girls are gonna like it. Please leave your views in comments section I will really appreciate it. ♥

OUTFIT AND ACCESSORIES

Coat – I fell in love with this Anne Klein coat when I first saw it on Amazon. It’s really expensive in INR (Indian rupees) but feels cheap when I see it priced at $224 , :/ Well forget about it’s price and just look at it! Such a classy colour it is! There are many colour options available for the same, you can see which one I chose in the picture above. I’m sure you won’t regret buying it.

BUY THIS Anne Klein Women’s Double Breasted Cashmere Wool Coat from HERE
Top – it’s a simple yet elegant top in red-ish colour. It will look good when you pair it with the red coat I listed above. It costs only a dollar.  I had chosen a full sleeved top but it went out of stock while I was writing this post .  🙁 So if you’re able to find a full sleeved one,  then buy it instead of this.
BUY THIS J.TOMSON Womens Short Sleeve Deep Round Neck T-Shirt  from HERE

Scarf – I almost forgot about it  because I rarely wear a scarf. This beige  coloured scarf will be a great contrast if you wear it with red or black top/coat. You can see it’s reviews on the site.
BUY THIS HDE Women’s Pashmina Blend Chunky Ribbed Knit
Winter Infinity Circle Scarf Cowl from HERE

Jeans- this skinny fit jeans by Paige is a must have thing. You can wear it for whole year, even in summers. Just pair it up with a white crop top! you should definitely buy it if you don’t have a skinny fit jeans in your collection.
BUY THIS PAIGE Women’s Leggy Ultra Skinny Jean from HERE

Boots – The most important thing during fall and winters! There were too many options available on Amazon for knee length boots, But I selected these elegant looking boots. You can select the colour as per your choice. 🙂 colour shown on image – Anthracite.

BUY THIS Dolce Vita Women’s Meris Riding Boot from HERE
Handbag – It took me around an hour to select a perfect looking beige/cream coloured hand bag to contrast it with the outfit. I found many, but all of some of them were above $200-$300 and I don’t want my readers to get bankrupt as I have already listed out the expensive items. So I thought this $52 hand bag by Anne Klein will be the best and worth it.
BUY THIS Anne Klein Shimmer Down Satchel Handbag, Vanilla Bean hand bag from HERE

Watch – This Anne Klein watch comes with a bracelet set so it’s worth it’s price. You don’t really need to wear the bracelets when you’re wearing a full sleeves coat/top. Just wear this gold toned watch and it will do the work of making you look classy!

BUY THIS Anne Klein Women’s AK/1470GBST Gold-Tone Watch and Bracelet Set from HERE

Earrings  – I don’t know why but I felt like stud earrings would be the best for this look. There are many available on Amazon but I chose this one.
BUY THIS Sterling Silver Two-Tone Black Spinel and White Cubic Zirconia Cushion Cut Stud Earrings from HERE
I haven’t listed A neck piece or rings because I don’t think you would need any.
MAKEUP 



Lipstick – If you have a fair skin tone (it will suit all the skin tones anyways but specially fair) then you should definitely buy this wine red lipstick by MAC. Your lips should be the highlight of your face for this season!
BUY THIS MAC Lipstick DUBONNET Red wine Full size BNIB  from HERE 
Eye shadow – You should keep the eye makeup minimal when you’re highlighting your lips otherwise your face will look really gaudy. That’s why I selected this peach sorbet eye shadow by Revlon. It can be worn in any time of the year

BUY THIS Revlon Matte Eye Shadow-Peach Sorbet (002)  from HERE 
Eye liner – As I said, you should keep the eye makeup as low as possible, so I would recommend using a n*ked eyeliner, I’ve selected this one from Rimmel, you can see it’s review on YouTube or just search it on Google images.

BUY THIS Rimmel Scandal Eyes Waterproof Kohl Eyeliner ~ Nude 005 from HERE

Nail paint – I was confused which colour of nail paint would go well with other things, So I just chose A Burgundy coloured nail paint by Essie from 2008 fall collection but unfortunately it wasn’t available on Amazon so I chose another one with almost some colour. It’s gonna stock out soon so hurry up if you like it.
BUY THIS Orly Nail Polish – Ever Burgundy
from HERE

Blush – I tried to imagine this shade of pink blush with MAC wine red lipstick but my imagination power kept failing. So I leave it up to you girls if you want it or not. I really liked this cute shade tho!
BUY THIS Sephora Blush Pink Flush (Light Pink Beige Shimmer Sparkle) from HERE
I don’t know why but I wasn’t able to
download high quality images of these products from Amazon site, so forgive me for the image quality. I really hope you girls will like the list, please please leave your comments below. Since I am a newbie (as a fashion blogger) your comments will encourage me  to write more posts like this. And don’t forget to tell me your favorite outfit colours for this season! Happy shopping!

P.S – if you’re willing to buy any of these items via the links I posted then please choose the colour properly because links won’t direct you to the same coloured item as displayed in the images here.


If you find any type of copyright infringement in my post then please mail me at [email protected] 


all the items listed above are my picks from Amazon.com
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Whatsapp will allow people to disable read receipts






Better late than never, Few days back, Whatsapp showed up a new feature which would show two  blue ticks instead of grey when the other person has seen your message, read the full article Here. It must have ruined so many friendships/relationships already,  haha! But now, Whatsapp will allow you to disable read message/read receipts/blue ticks/relationship spoiler or whatever you call it! They surely knew that it will cause controversies. This feature will be added in upcoming release of Whatsapp. The news was leaked through a German beta tester (of Whatsapp) on his twitter profile with screenshots. There must be many Happy souls around the world after this news got leaked, I Thank that beta tester for it.  I hope the update comes soon!
Here is the original source of this news.
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Smart Safety Tips For Today’s Smart Women

Hey all! My today’s post is dedicated to Women’s safety, and especially for the safety of Indian women. In the last few years, the crimes against women in india have increased so much that it makes women feel unsafe everytime they go out of the house alone.

The thought of going out alone makes us women uncomfortable to an extent. But at the end of the day,  we women are also human beings and hence, we too have rights to live our life to the fullest without worrying about being a victim of a crime.

 

Here are some smart safety tips for today’s smart women which can help you step out of your house without being worried about your safety!

Self defense classes

I feel that there should be free self defence classes facilities in every city throughout the country. If you have one near your place then do take out some time to join it and at least learn the basics. You can also look for self defense related videos on YouTube, that would be very helpful too.

VithU app

VithU app is an initiative by Channel V which helps you in emergency situations. You just have to press the power button of your smartphone twice and it will send a SMS which would say “I am in danger. I need help. Please follow my location.” With your location (you have to keep your GPS on) to 3 of your contacts (you can configure them in the app).

You have to keep the app running in the background for it to work. The app is user friendly and it is of 2 MB only. Also, it has crossed over 10 Lac downloads on Google play Store. VithU app is available for all Android and iOS devices. Please make sure that the app is running in background and you have configured numbers properly!

Download VithU app for Android from HERE

bSafe app

It’s just like VithU app, the only difference is it has some additional features like Fake call.

Download bSafe app for Android from HERE

Download Scream alarm app

I haven’t used it yet, but I have read about it. When you push the alarm button, your phone will scream-its-lungs out (not literally, because phones don’t have lungs. They run on batteries) and it will alert the people around you. The attacker may get threatened by it and run away from you.

Download ScreamAlarm app for Android from HERE

Fake a call

Take out your phone and just pretend that you are talking to someone about your location. If you’re able to make *real* calls then do it, otherwise just pretend you’re on call. You may not get this chance if the attacker is holding you or close enough to you, but you can use this trick when you feel that you may get attacked by the person besides you in a lift or a lonely place.

Know about men’s pressure points before you attack

I think everyone knows which body part hurts the most, keep it in mind and hit on the most sensitive body parts like nose, throat, chin, stomach or the area between legs . if you are not able to move your hands then use your knees or jaw. Attack his eyes before anything else.

Let someone know about your location and plans

Always tell at least one of your friends or family about where you are about to go and when will you return. Keep them notified about your whereabouts.

Keep a bottle of pepper spray in your
handbag

You can buy it at Amazon from HERE
If you don’t want to keep spray then just keep a small packet of chilly powder. I think even normal perfume/deo spray can irritate attacker’s eyes, you can use them too. I recommend these steps to business men or to those people who deal with money on day to day basis like agents or bankers, They are also prone to getting attacked for robbery.

Buy a keychain with an alarm

there must be many available in market. You can buy it at Amazon from HERE.

Keep a Swiss knife in your purse

Don’t attack,  just threaten with it. You can buy portable knife at Amazon from here.

Strangle the attacker

You can use your Scarf, Dupatta or your bags’ straps to drag the attacker from his neck.

Never ignore your gut feeling

If you are feeling unsafe or uncomfortable around someone then try to go out of the situation.

Don’t be afraid to attack

Check this Wikipedia page to know about rights of self defense.

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50 Things to do when you have free time or if you are bored !

Bored? Or you’ve just  managed to get some time out of your busy life but now you have nothing to do? Here are some stuffs you can do when you have free time or if you’re bored!

 1. Give priorities to your hobbies first.

2. Make a list of pending works you’ve been skipping from long, I’m sure you will find many and then you will have No free time left  for anything else!

3. Listen to your favorite music it’s the best pass time!

4. Read a book of your choice, or go to a library to find many options to go through.

5. Pamper yourself – that’s the thing which you forget to do in your busy life. So if you’re free, spend the time caring about yourself or just relax. Take a hot shower, Go to a spa, etc.

6. Plan your upcoming days or weeks.

7. Start writing a diary.

8. Read journals online.

9. Write short stories. Take your pen and paper out and start writing whatever comes in your mind.

Photo credits – My sister ♥

10. Go for a ride, just take your car keys out and go on a long drive, preferably to a location you have never visited before. Going on a bike ride is more fun!

11. Most important one, spend time with your family or friends. If they’re not around you then just phone them, Skype is even better.  🙂 I’m sure you will feel relieved after talking to them.Talk to those friends you’ve not met from long, your childhood/school friends. If you aren’t talking to someone or are mad on them, it’s time to forgive and forget.  Think about it.  🙂

12. Clean your room. (or the whole house!!)

13. If you love gardening, go for it. Plant some new seeds or water the old ones.

14. Play online games, there are bunch of them!

15. Watch a movie.

16. Search DIYs on Google and work on some of them.

17. Cook some dry snacks which can be stored for long.

18. Visit your neighbors.

19. Read random pages on Facebook,  it’s filled with confession pages these days. Search for your area,school or college’s confession page. I’m sure there must be one.

20. Spend time with your pets. Take your dog for a walk.

21. Start writing a blog.  😉

22. Go to church/temple/mosque.

23. Learn recipes online or from cookery shows.

24. Hangout with your friends, call them to your home and arrange a party!

25. Knitting/sewing, my favorite thing! Try it.

26. Watch news, it helps you stay updated with stuff happening around you. You don’t get a chance to watch it during busy times.

27. Watch your favorite game, or read about the previous matches you missed.

28. Surf YouTube, there are so many channels on YouTube which can kill your boredom.  I like the funny ones like whatever.

29. Make a scrapbook.

30. Remodel your house.

31. Go for shopping. 😉

32. Do some online shopping.

33. Make monthly budget plans.

35. Join a chat room online.

36. Read fashion magazines to know about latest fashion trends, don’t forget about Google news stand.

37. Browse your old photos and re-live the memories.

38. Photoshop / Picsart, you can work on them to pass your time.  Make wallpapers for your desktop / smartphone or just make collages of your Last trip. You can even join weekly contests on PicsArt.

39. Exercise

40. Make birthday presents for upcoming birthdays of your friends/family. It’s good to stay prepared for special occasions.   🙂

41. Make YouTube videos according to your likes. If you love makeup, be a makeup guru! Love cooking? Then make recipe videos of your favorite food!

42. Browse Google+ communities or twitter hashtags,  they’re fun!

43. How can I forget Wikipedia? Read random articles on Wiki and gain some knowledge!

44. Check your mails!

45. Join new social networking sites and make friends.

46. Make surprise gift for your partner and parents, I’m sure They will be Happy!

47. Search for memes on Google and have a good time laughing!

48. Search your name on Google, it’s weird but I love doing it!

49. Go for clubbing!

50. Read all my articles written on this blog. Well you thought I would not write this point?  😉

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Having Monday Blues? Read these quotes they’ll keep you inspired throughout whole week!

Hello guys, Having Monday blues? These quotes will -hopefully- cheer you up and keep you inspired for rest of the week. I’m not that type of person who likes quotes or poems, but some of them are really inspiring and They stay in my mind all the time. 🙂 These are my favorite ones, don’t mind the #FreeKaGyaan included with them ~
P.S – Guess who has written them? Not me ofcourse, it’s William Shakespeare!
” Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none” – William Shakespeare. I try my best to follow this line in my everyday of life , that’s why it’s on top of the list.

” It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves. ” for those people who keep cursing their destiny when they’re not able to achieve something they want in life, stars aren’t going to do the work for you , it’s only you who can change your life! Not even a tantric or something. :/
“The course of true love never did run smooth.” I agree, every relationship has some ups and Downs, just give it a chance – one more time 🙂
“Expectation is the root of all heartache” not an inspiring quote, makes me sad instead, because it’s so true. You can’t deny the fact that 60% of the problems you have are caused due to your expectations from others, or even from yourself. Stop expecting to live a Happy life. Just stop thinking about your tomorrow and live the Today. 🙂 
” I had rather hear my dog bark at a crow, than a man swear he loves me” can’t explain, sorry. 😀 
” I am not bound to please thee with my answer” Yeah, I’m not. You don’t own me. 🙂

” What’s done cannot be undone” it can be, only in computers and phones. Not in life. 🙂
“Look like the innocent flower, But be the serpent(snake) under it” because the world is not for the innocents. 🙂
” God hath given you one face, and you make yourself another ” true that!
” When we are born, we cry that we are come to this great stage of fools” But I cried after being slapped by nurse. :/
” Better three hours too soon than a minute too late” but who follows it?
“Cowards die many times before their deaths; the valiant never taste of death but once” Note to self: stop dying again and again. 😐
” I pray you, do not fall in love with me, for I am falser than vows made in wine” Yes, don’t, please!!!
” Sir, in my heart there was a kind of fighting That would not let me sleep” I suffer through this every night and I know I’m not the only one. See, even the great Author William Shakespeare has quoted about it!
“My hands are of your color, but I shame to wear a heart so white” …
“Men of few words are the best men” “Don’t trust the person who has broken faith once” never ever! 
And the Last one ~
” Hide not thy poison with such sugar’d words”
🙂 Have a great week ahead!
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