Sunday, January 18, 2004, Chandigarh, India
Y O U R  D A T E  W I T H  S T A R
January 18 to January 24
Aries
[ March 21 to April 20 ]

You should be strong enough to let go of the illusion that life is a bed of roses. The situation prevailing at work is getting tricky and you simply cannot take things as easy as before.

Taurus
[ April 21 to May 20 ]
With Venus in the house of finance, your financial situation is expected to improve. You are going to be rewarded so suddenly that it will surprise even you.
Gemini
[ May 21 to June 21 ]
Mercury will back you in pursuing a noble cause. Destiny is on your side and you will be obliging people as best as you can. It will raise your stature to new heights.
Cancer
[ June 22 to July 22 ]
Speculation is expected to bring in profits. With luck on their side, Cancerians should be in their element this week. Monday is their most fruitful day.
Leo
[ July 23 to Aug 22 ]
At work, honesty and integrity should not be compromised. If employers fail to recognise your worth, it is their mistake. Others may deny you praise, but you richly deserve it.
Virgo
[ Aug 23 to Sept 22 ]
Mercury is in full bloom right now. Work hard at the moment and you will have many opportunities to enjoy yourself later on. You will be rushing from one engagement to another.
Libra
[Sept 23 to Oct 22 ]
Moments of love, laughter and merriment are on their way. A stimulating new leisure activity could add a glow to your life and lighten every dark spot that has overshadowed your life lately.
Scorpio
[Oct 23 to Nov 22 ]
Career prospects are becoming brighter. Even those without any paid employment will be doing well in voluntary ventures. Tuesday seems super for cashing in on new opportunities.

Sagittarius
[ Nov 23 to Dec 22]

Your stars could increase your urge to spend. Shopping is likely to catch your fancy. It will be ideal if you shop with caution. Your priority should be necessities rather than luxuries.
Capricorn
[Dec 23 to Jan 20]
Your professional life can turn a new leaf. Extremely pleasant and happy tidings should be making the rounds this week. You could achieve success in a matter you had given up on. It will add more shine to your stature.
Aquarius
[ Jan 21 to Feb 19 ]
Although you cannot be sure what twists and turns await you but your current astrological make-up reveals that you will always bounce back. It is, in fact, up to you to turn possibilities into actual gains.
Pisces
[Feb 20 to March 20 ]
You are about to embark on a voyage of discovery and adventure. It seems your head and heart are both driving you forward. If you work hard, you will definately be a winner.

Born on

January 18: There is no point in rushing up matters that need careful contemplation. There is a danger that you may act first and think about your actions later. Your grasp of facts and figures is not perfect. So guard against complacency. There is no need to be unnecessarily generous with people who donít deserve your patronage.

Work may involve a fair degree of grind and the gains may be below your expectations. Betting on the wrong horse is always a risky affair and should be guarded against.

January 19: A debilitated moon is fast losing her shine. The indications are that you are heading towards a high-spending phase which may keep you off colour for most of the time. The unreasonable demands of your associated could make matters worse. Even if you try hard to control your expenses, you could be tempted to indulge yourself. In short, whatever you do, the result will be quite negative. All you have to do is to tighten your purse strings and bridge the gap between the income and expenditure.

January 20: With Mars in the house of energy and enthusiasm, you should be on the crest of a lucky wave. Although it is just a start, but you can expect much better gains with the passage of time. All matters, particularly the financial ones, are sure to run smoothly and there will be no looking back. You will be cashing in on good bargains, taking wise decisions and pursuing sensible investments.

Your most valuable asset will be your ability to mend relationships with people who are in the habit of picking up the wrong end of the stick.

January 21: The stars governing your home and family look fairly bright. This means you can pursue ambitious plans with success. It also suggests that you should now be pushing yourself in public life more seriously. Some sort of a commanding role can be anticipated. If aspiring for an elected office, the chances of success are bright. You can shape events to your advantage.

There should be no dearth of funds and it is possible that you may help a friend under a cloud.

January 22: There is hope and optimism in the air. With your stars in a mood to oblige, you are fully justified in dreaming of a much better life. If you decide to roll up your sleeves and work hard, you are sure to make your dreams come true. Your most important assets are your contacts. So try to stay close to people who have a soft corner for you.

Happy news is on the way from a loved one who is probably far away. In matters of the heart, you can expect a slight improvement.

January 23: A marked increase in your personal achievements, a consistent boost in your influence and authority and the dawn of wisdom to guide your actions, are some of the features of the incoming year. This, in fact, is the most auspicious time to widen the sphere of your activity. The only snag is that there will be little scope for rest and relaxation.

You are ready to turn the tide in your favour. There is no reason to be shy and self-effacing. You will do wonders by leading from the front. This is no time to stay back and lose a golden opportunity.

January 24: Financial constraints tend to keep you in a tight corner. Money will flow like water and you will have no control over your impulsive actions. It is also probable that you may undertake a risky venture to become rich overnight. However, a strict watch over your funds is necessary.

Work may involve a fair degree of grind and the gains may be nominal. There will be delays in what you aim at.

 


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