Basant Panchami-A Festival Symbolizing Unity In Diversity

By: Garima Gaur, Asstt Editor-ICN  LUCKNOW: India is a land of diverse culture and it’s festivals promote diversity. They are full of colours, enthusiasm, creativity and also offer opportunities to feel pride for the citizens. One such festival is Vasant Panchami (also called Basant Panchami). This day welcomes the spring season, people wear yellow to mark blossoming mustard fields. It is celebrated on fifth day of Indian traditional calendar in the month of Magha, which typically falls in the Gregorian month of January and February. It is celebrated in various ways depending…

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Bruxism: What Does It Mean?

By: Dr. Abhishek Kumar Pandey, Asstt. Editor-ICN LUCKNOW: Bruxism is a repetitive jaw-muscle activity characterized by clenching or grinding of the teeth. It is a clinical phenomenon that can manifest in both children and adults. Bruxism has 2 distinct circadian manifestations: it can occur during sleep (indicated as sleep bruxism) or during wakefulness (indicated as awake bruxism). Bruxism is oromotor activity (clenching/grinding) that is most likely to occur at the transition of  deeper to lighter sleep. Etiology is mainly dependent on central factors (stress sensitivity, emotions, personality features, sleep regulation,…

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Express Train Between Baijnath And Pathankot Flagged Off

By: Vijay Kumar Verma, Editor-ICN Group SHIMLA: Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur flagged off a new express train between Baijnath Paprola in Himachal Pradesh to Pathankot in Punjab.  The train was flagged off from railway station Baijnath-Paporla in Kangra district. The region has a religious significance too as a number of popular temples viz Baijnath, Kangra Devi, and Jwala Devi fall on this route. Another famous temple of Chintapurni has already been linked to railway connectivity with the extension of Delhi-Una train to Amb Andaura. Addressing the gathering, Chief Minister said that…

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Enhance Your Lifestyle With NLP+© Series: Part 19

By: Shantanu Das Sharma, Sr. Associate Editor-ICN Group Quick recap of what we have covered in Part 18 Steps to Modeling Your Physiology of Excellence How Sports People Use the Physiology of Confidence to Win How Agassi Regained His Confidence The Mind-Body Connection Exercise 4 – Think of a Challenge You are Faced With Replicating Another Person’s Winning Physiology Why to Model Successful People’s Physiology of Excellence KOLKATA: In the first article, we said that the fundamental principle is that we all have the same neurology. That, if it is possible…

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Excellence With G.O.P.T.A.© Series: Part 42

By: Dr. Sanjay Kumar Agarwal, Sr. Associate Editor-ICN Group (In the past article, we knew about the strategies to overcome obstacles coming in the wake of achieving goals. Today, we will know how to identify the skills & help required to achieve your goals and what are the benefits of sharing your goals.) While setting goals, you have to identify what are the skills required and what are the help required. You will have to share your goals for this to enhance accountability. Identify the skills required It is important to…

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