The indoor environment becomes a concern when it gets contaminated due to Chemical, Biological and Radiological (CBR) pollutants. The monitoring of indoor environments becomes necessary in order to evaluate and manage the health and hygiene around such polluted area.

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There is always so much more to do than one has time for. Time management is a skill that no one teaches you at school (and if parents do, we don’t listen to them) but we are expected to be good at it. Effective time management requires that we know our short term and long term goals, be organized and overcome procrastination, a tall task indeed!

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19 year old, Tanya, had recently joined her MBBS course and was staying in the hostel, her first time away from home. She had her exams round the corner and was experiencing intense crying spells, calling her mother several times a day and asking her to come and stay with her as she could not face the exam without her mother’s support. She was preoccupied with the idea of failing her first exam and becoming a laughing stock and was finding it difficult to concentrate on or enjoy any activity.

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During the winter season, people mostly spend their time indoors. The outdoor activity is at a minimum. Obviously, it becomes essential to know the potential contaminants/allergens of the indoor environment.

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Traditionally, the women of Punjab celebrate Baishaki through "Giddha" dance, which has been derived from an ancient ring dance. Today the name "Giddha" is synonymous with the culture of Punjabi women all over the world.

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The culture and the societal traditions of a community are shaped by the historical experiences that the people undergo. This statement would hold true for our own Bihari culture and traditions.

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Every woman has a desire to look good, stay healthy and shape her body. As the time has changed, women want to know the secrets of healthy living. How to cut through the nutritional hype, where to get accurate nutritional information, are their major concerns.

They are willing to make changes in their diets to improve their health and quality of their lives.

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Based on a single theme of 'MOTHER'

Like a flower on a cactus, a fountain splashing out from the bosom of a burning stone, a drop of cool air on the lips of a burning wind, a peaceful melody in a jungle of screams, a blanket of sunlight on a shivering body in the peak of winter, a shower of dew kisses on the parched lips of the Earth, a cloud providing shade. This is what she is - this is what is Mother! That who cannot be explained – but can only be felt.

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The practice of yoga was born in India during the ancient age. Yoga was the brainchild of great saints and sages. The great Yogis gave balanced explanation of their experiences about yoga and brought a practically sound and scientifically organized method within the reach of everyone.

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There was a time when interested people used to find out places where music of various kinds was arranged. They used to attend such places where musical programs were arranged. In the forties, musicians of high caliber were appointed and trained by the help of rajahs, maharajahs, nawaabs and zamindars in various states (provinces) and estates of India.

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Gray hair, creaky joints and wrinkled skin are inevitable as we grow older. But what if you could delay the onset of the infirmities that often come with aging? You could challenge white-water rapids in a raft alongside your grandchildren. And you'd probably never have to exchange your treadmill for a walker. 

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