Y O U R  D A T E  W I T H  S T A R
August 19 to August 25
Aries
[ March 21 to April 20 ]

You are undoubtedly at your best when you focus on one thing. Do not let your attention to be diverted. Concentration is the key to success.

Taurus
[ April 21 to May 20 ]
Venus will make your social life hum with activity. A remarkable week to build bridges with those who are different from you.
Gemini
[ May 21 to June 21 ]
Mercury passing through a combustive phase makes you ambitious. You have an ability to comprehend to what extent your fellow friends are up to.
Cancer
[ June 22 to July 22 ]
Thursday born Cancerians will see obstacles turning into opportunities. Do not, however, expect any favour from a Wednesday or Friday born Leo or a Piscean.
Leo
[ July 23 to Aug 22 ]
Business-minded Leos will multiply their funds. If interested in the stock market, the present starry configuration will pay rich dividends.
Virgo
[ Aug 23 to Sept 22 ]
Your travel stars are shinning. Travelling, especially over long distance, will be more fruitful. Donít expect your luck to oblige you while sitting at home.
Libra
[Sept 23 to Oct 22 ]
Time to make new friends. Dispel fears that are holding you back. If you continue to toe the line, your friends will go along with you the whole hog.
Scorpio
[Oct 23 to Nov 22 ]
Too much action is likely to puzzle you. Try to remain calm with those who irk you. You will be better off if you distance yourself from such persons.

Sagittarius
[ Nov 23 to Dec 22]

A majority of Sagittarians are in a flux. They should try to console themselves with what luck has in store for them. Do not confuse facts with fantasy.
Capricorn
[Dec 23 to Jan 20]
Do not forget that optimism breeds success. You will be in an excellent frame of mind and take many economical and foolproof decisions.
Aquarius
[ Jan 21 to Feb 19 ]
Pay heed to warning signals and be careful while dealing with financial matters. There will be no relief from the mounting pressure. A stitch in time saves nine.
Pisces
[Feb 20 to March 20 ]
Do not lose hope if an opportunity has slipped out of your hands. All is not over. There is light at the end of the tunnel. Keep your fingers crossed.

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August 19

A sun Saturn combine sighted by Mars indicates a comparatively busier year. The workload will be heavier. If you intend to entrust your work to someone else, you will commit a serious mistake. The cooperation you are banking upon is merely an illusion. Although you bother little about what others think about you, but there is some sense in a partnerís criticism. Take what a useful and discard the rest only after careful consideration.

August 20

The period will offer a wide range of activities. In the beginning you may feel a little perplexed but things will start picking up soon after. An opportunity you have been waiting for will emerge before the year ends. However, it may be difficult for you to decide whether it is worth accepting. If you do not go by what other people say, the reality is that it is reasonably suitable and needs to be welcomed with open arms.

August 21

With the Taurean Mars sighted by Saturn, you are heading towards a high-spending phase that may keep you in a bad mood for long. The increasingly high and unreasonable demands of your friends and relatives may add fuel to the fire. if invest your funds to improve your economy, you may end up striking a bad bargain. You need to tighten your purse strings and spend prudently.

August 22

An ascending Mercury is a force to reckon with. A lively, rewarding and memorable year. Flexibility and goodwill are your plus points. You will face no problem in achieving your goals. As November gets underway, your social life will be at its peak. An upswing in your earnings will keep you in good humour. Those who dare to challenge you will have to accept defeat. Undue generosity should be avoided during the end part.

August 23

Shake off the illusion that life is a bed of roses. There is a long way to go before you can overcome your worries. This is the right occasion to seek cooperation from like-minded people. It will be an achievement if you do not feel demoralised during this period. An opportunity you have been on the lookout for could slip through your fingers. A friend you have been emotionally linked with could turn his back on you. Keep your plans under wraps, especially during the end part.

August 24

The cancerian Venus heading towards ascendancy may see you in your element. It may be counter-productive to publicise your plans. You will, however, emerge wiser, stronger and much more confident. Your love for higher values of life will increase with each day. December promises to be a joyous month. Friends will cooperate during March and April. Your qualities will be hailed during the later half of the year.

August 25

Problems concerning financial hardships seem to be on their last legs. You will try to augment your routine income and could meet your requirements easily. Your thoughts and aspirations will rest mostly on future prospects. You will brim with confidence. Travel and new vistas will continue to provide immense delight to you and keep you happy. In love, however, you should keep your fingers crossed.

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