Sunday, August 4, 2002, Chandigarh, India



THE TRIBUNE SPECIALS
50 YEARS OF INDEPENDENCE

TERCENTENARY CELEBRATIONS
 
Y O U R  D A T E  W I T H  S T A R
August 4 to August 10
Aries
[ March 21 to April 20 ]
You are advised to ascertain the intentions of your companions. Keep in mind that all of them are not as frank, straightforward and truthful as you are. It will be wrong to give them the benefit of doubt.
Taurus
[ April 21 to May 20 ]
Clearing off one of your liabilities will come as a relief. Travel plans could be shelved because of a shortage of funds. Your social life could look up.
Gemini
[ May 21 to June 21 ]
Your stars advise you to make your presence felt in the eyes of those who have shown scant regard for the good work done by you. Donít allow them to bring in personal likes and dislikes.
Cancer
[ June 22 to July 22 ]
Even though your finances appear to be in sound shape, you should desist from splurging. You should spend your hard-earned money with caution.
Leo
[ July 23 to Aug 22 ]
A time-bound project may linger on despite your best efforts. It looks as if you are in for a tough time. It will be ideal if you can maintain your cool.
Virgo
[ Aug 23 to Sept 22 ]
Winds of change have started blowing. An additional source of income that you had been looking forward to will come your way. You will not allow anyone to take you for granted.
Libra
[Sept 23 to Oct 22 ]
You will continue to remain in good spirits. Love, laughter and companionship of friends are on their way. Friday and Saturday are your best days.
Scorpio
[Oct 23 to Nov 22 ]
Most of your planets are at war with each other. You may be knocked off balance by a feeling that, financially speaking, there is something wrong. A close friend will require careful handling.
Sagittarius
[ Nov 23 to Dec 22]
An exalted Jupiter elicits appreciation even from unfamiliar quarters. What you say and opine will be acceptable to all those who matter. Thursday happens to be a good day for financial transactions.
Capricorn
[Dec 23 to Jan 20]
Disappointment accompanied by a few hard knocks may force you to be more vigilant about your increasing expenditure. Your expenditure will be least twice your income.
Aquarius
[ Jan 21 to Feb 19 ]
A lack of keen interest in home and family affairs is your drawback. It may upset the apple-cart and you may be left high and dry. Time has come to plan a celebration which is overdue.
Pisces
[Feb 20 to March 20 ]
The qualities of your head and heart affirm that you can turn obstacles into blessings in disguise. The indication is that a missing or forgotten object or an old friend you have lost contact with could be resurface.


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August 4

Sun seems to be a key player in your case. You will feel as if you are holding the trump card. You have every reason to feel like an optimist. Perhaps you have no idea of the good time that awaits you. If you are in service and are aspiring for a senior position, now is the time to pull strings and gain success.

Moments of love, laughter and delight will brighten your spirits. You will concentrate on activities that keep you happy.

August 5

With an exalted moon in the house of income, you are now at a major turning point. This is a progressive phase which is auspicious for holding discussions, attending interviews, exploring new avenues and settling controversial issues.

You can be sure that this is not an ordinary period. For a majority of you, the time has come to settle down in life. From November onwards you can expect greater spontaneity and individuality in your personal affairs. People who come into your life will be interesting and outgoing. There will be ample scope for a change for the better during the last phase.

August 6

Mars, your key star, is both debilitated and combust. It is likely to cause much greater mobility in your day-to-day affairs. Your inclination to travel shall be paramount. Some of you could even opt for a foreign tour or try to settle abroad. For those strongly attached to their own country, a change of residence may become inevitable. It is however, a period of great trial and needs to be approached with care and caution.

Career-oriented people will remain on the move. It is unwise to strive for what may be beyond your reach. This is not the time to cut yourself off from other people.

August 7

Mercury is becoming steadily more down to earth, showering its joy on your life. You may feel somewhat shy but donít let this stop you from pushing ahead in new social situations. You can overcome the limitations of the past.

Those with staunch professional ambitions will now find it easier to get along with people at work. It now seems inevitable that a special person will walk into your life. At work, there is no need to compromise with people who are inefficient and below average. Ensure that your ideas receive due recognition.

August 8

With love and passion embracing you, time is right to iron out wrinkles in a relationship that has gone through a rough path recently. Beware of the people who think they have a special claim on you and can even mould you the way they like. It is essential to ensure that they do not succeed in their petty designs.

Financially speaking, this will be a trouble-free time. Be prepared to accept challenges as well as rewards. Since you can afford to spend liberally, there is no harm in visiting restaurants and other places of luxury.

August 9

Flexibility and a willingness to accommodate friends are your plus points. Venus, your planet, is in a mood to shower her bounteous blessing on you. Excess of expenditure could, no doubt, alarm you for some time but you will have no regrets to have spent on a cause which may be extremely close to your heart. A kind gesture towards a needy friend could raise your stature in the eyes of the people around you. You can shape events to your advantage. You will get what you aim at.

August 10

Your insistence on having your way has often caused problems for you but if you are firm and positive you can come through with flying colours. Whatever the outcome, your stars are advising you to be more generous. It is good to forgive and forget. You must lay the past to rest and start over with a clean slate. It does not mean that you will neglect your work but that you will show a stronger sense of purpose than before. An opportunity you have been waiting for could come your way

 


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