Some facts on drug abuse and its effect on your health


Some facts on drug abuse and its effect on your health

The International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking was first observed on June 26, 1988. The day was introduced on December 7, 1987 by the UN General Assembly to honour Lin Zexu’s contribution in dismantling the opium trade in Guangdong. This day, the members of the General Assembly decided to establish an international society free of drug abuse since the use of drugs continues to constitute a serious hazard to public health.

On the 27th anniversary of this day, we bring how drugs can disturb your life and why you need to Say NO to drugs. Read on!

Drugs have the ability to affect your mood. They can arose certain emotions and can also diminish others
The changes in your behaviour is the result of changes in your brain caused by the drugs as drugs interfere with the chemicals in your brain
Mental health problems include anxiety, mood swings, depression, aggression and sleeping problems
Psychoactive drugs can cause delusions
They can also affect your sense of personal identity and reality
Schizophrenia and asthma are very common health problems
Overuse can also lead to heart attacks and can damage the cartilage of your nose, if inhaled
Injection can damage your veins and body tissues
Some drugs have the power to overstimulate your heart and nervous system. However, some can be linked with memory problems.
Here is what the world does on the International Day of Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking:

Drug control was first started in Shanghai in 1909
The day was introduced to strengthen action to have an international society free of drug abuse
Every year, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime selects a theme for this day to raise awareness about the global drug issue
In 2010, the theme was “Health”, “Do drugs control your life? Your life. Your community. No place for drugs” was the theme from 2007 to 2009 and “Value yourself…make healthy choices” in 2006
It encourages people to send strong messages against drug use and about the ill-effects of the drugs
The society aims to increasing awareness among community members concerning drug trafficking and its negative impacts on the society.

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Know The Importance Akshaya Tritiya


Know The Importance Akshaya Tritiya

Akshaya Tritiya, also known as Akha Teej, is a holy day for Hindus and Jains. It falls on the third Tithi (lunar day) of Bright Half (Shukla Paksha) of the pan-Indian month of Vaishakha and one of the four most important days for Hindus.[1][2] It is an auspicious day of the birthday of Lord Parasurama who is the sixth incarnation of Lord Vishnu. On this day Veda Vyas and Lord Ganesha began to write Mahabharata. Jains celebrate this day to commemorate Tirthankara Rishabha’s ending of one-year fast by consuming sugarcane juice poured into his cupped hands.

In Jain and Hindu calendars, some days of the month are absent in counting and some days (tithi in lunar calendars) come extra, but Akshay tritiya is one day which is never “absent” from the lunar calendar.

The word “Akshaya” means the never diminishing in Sanskrit and the day is believed to bring good luck and success. It is believed that if you do charity on this day you will be blessed. On Akshay Tritiya, Mrutik
a is worshiped.

The day is considered auspicious for starting new ventures. The legend is that any venture initiated on the auspicious day of Akshaya Tritiya continues to grow and bring prosperity. Hence, new ventures, like starting a business, construction, etc. is performed on Akshaya Tritiya.

Astrological significance
As per Hindu electional astrology (Muhurta) three lunar days (tithis) are auspicious. These are called Sade-Teen Muhurtas also. These Tithis are first Tithi of Bright Half of Chaitra (starting of new year), tenth Tithi of Bright Half of Ashvina (Vijay Dashmi), third Tithi of Bright Half of Vaishakha (Akshay Tritiya- Parshu Jyanti) it is also Lingayat religion founder lord Basveshvara Jayanti and first Tithi of Bright Half of Karttika are called “Sade-Teen (3 ½) Muhurt”. The first three tithis are counted as full and the last one as half Tithi and constitute Sade – Teen Muhurt. Sun and moon are astrologically believed to be at their most exalted equal brightness on this day. Akshaya Tritiya is also called Navanna Parvam. Akshaya Tritiya falling on a Rohini star Monday is considered more auspicious.

Works recommended and prohibited during Akshay Tritiya

Being Yugadi Tithi, it is most beneficial for performing meritorious (Punya Karma) deeds such as recitations (Japa), penance (Tapa), donations (Dana) ritual bathing (Snaana), sacrifices (Havan), burnt oblations to fire (Hooma). But initiation / conducting of activities like wearing sacred thread (Upnayana), ending of fast, house construction and entering thereof, traveling and plantation is prohibited in certain communities, while most look forward to start/restart relationships, purchases and commitments on this auspicious day. To some, it is beneficial for spiritual and not worldly activities.

Worldly activities can be initiated during currency of this Tithi, however, aspirants must ensure that duration is not sullied by concurrence of malefic times observed according to the Hindu electional principles, and the moments are favourable to the doer by transits of the planets and the like. Aspirants are cautioned against using this Tithi blindly for initiating and conducting all types of life activities. Auspiciousness of the Tithis for specific activity depends upon simultaneous presence of Panchangam Shuddhi, Muhurt Yogas and host of other elements of Hindu electional astrology.

Starting a new activity or buying valuables on Akshaya Tritiya is considered to bring luck and success. The religious merit that is acquired by giving gifts on this day is considered inexhaustible. Many buy new gold jewelry on Akshaya Tritiya.

Most jewelry stores stock in new models for this occasion with “Lakshmi-inscribed” gold coins, diamond jewelry and golden dollars with the pictures of many gods and goddesses. There are vigorous campaign conducted by banks, jewelry shops and financial institutions, thus Akshay Tritiya has gained prominence. Although modern retailers are exploiting the materialistic urge in people, there is today a very high awareness regarding Akshaya Tritiya or Akha Teej.

On Akshaya Tritiya, Big Yatra at Shirwal (Khandal, Satara) start one day from Shivjayanti.

Managing Urban Sewage

Managing Urban Sewage
An Introductory Guide for Decision-makers

II. The Importance of Managing Sewage

The scope of sewage management has evolved throughout history with changes in socioeconomic conditions, city structures, and the environment. Today, sewage infrastructure that is well planned and operated supports urban sanitation and related activities. Effective sewage management is essential for nutrient recycling and for maintaining ecosystem integrity. It is also important for:

Improving the environment through proper drainage and disposal of wastewater;
Preventing floods through removal of rainwater;
Preserving receiving water quality.
The sewage treatment process facilitates the achievement of water quality objectives. In addition to nutrient recycling, advanced treatment of wastewater often includes associated unit processes which support the optimization of resource use. Some of these unit processes include the conversion of sludge into various beneficial by-products, and the process of extracting thermal energy from sewage and wastewater. In addition, the sewage collection system can be used as a conduit for optical fibre cables and other communications infrastructure.

A. Sewage Works Planning and Administration

Sewage works should be planned and executed by municipalities in collaboration with other levels of government. The authority for the construction and management of treatment plants, trunk sewers and branch collectors varies depending upon the jurisdictional arrangements in a given country. In the City of Tokyo for example, sewage treatment and the provision of trunk sewers for the City’s 23 ward areas is carried out by the Metropolitan Government. The Metropolitan Government carries out the construction and management of these facilities within the regional sewage system, while the municipalities themselves are responsible for connecting the branch sewers with the trunk sewers.

B. Water Recycling Master Plans

Some cities have established a water recycling master plan to ensure the efficient use of precious water resources. Under such a plan, water-related measures are examined from the viewpoint of water recycling and all activities within the city are carried out in a manner consistent with the master plan. The objectives of a water recycling master plan should include the creation and nurturing of a water cycle that has a minimal impact on the environment while fostering a beneficial relationship between humans and nature. This involves the establishment of an efficient water and wastewater systems within the city and ensuring sufficient flexibility to cope with the possibility of environmental emergencies and possible disasters such as earthquakes and drought.

Punjabi Samosawala APMC Market Navi Mumbai


Welcome foodies !
Well, when you talk about Mumbai City, what comes to your mind ? Bollywood ? Nightlife ? Festivals ? or last but not the least (BUT THE BEST) FOOD !!! Regardless to mention, FOOD in Mumbai is practically loved by literally anyone . I am sure not one person will think twice about this, do you ?

One of the best and famous street stop destination to enjoy various delicacies in Mumbai is PUNJABI Samosawala. Located in the main APMC Market in Vashi, this street joint provides such finger-licking Punjabi specialties that no food lover can keep its hands off these items. Imagine Mumbai’s famous wada pav, sounds yummy right ? Now imagine different types of wada pav in cheese, schezwan etc. Well, control your craving guys, it is just the start. With variety of street snacks available in such ridiculously tasty flavours, PUNJABI Samosawala must definitely be in any foodie’s bucket list.

Guess what, they don’t stop here. Why name PUNJABI? That’s right! because they are specialized in cooking mouth-watering, delicious, typical ghar ka Punjabi khana. Right from spice-rich Chole Paneer Bhature to #DalMakhni which will take you directly to the streets of Amritsar, we have got it right here, right now and you probably wouldn’t want to miss this extra-ordinary treat. PUNJABI has all kinds of parathas anyone could ask for, you name it, we have it. We ensure quality to the fullest and we believe in every foodies motto ‘Khana wadiya, toh sab wadiya’. PUNJABI promises variety and with that ensured, you can also enjoy chaats and sandwiches as well. There’s a Punjabi twist to the chaat menu so you can be ready for a surprise too.

Where there is spice, there is thirst. When there is Chole Bhature, there is Chaas, right ? I know you guys figured where I am getting at. That’s right! We have a wide variety of drinks right from milkshakes, cocktails, cold drinks, Chaas, Lassi etc. Variety isn’t limited to solid foods, so you can enjoy your meal right until the end.
I hope until now you must be on your way to visit PUNJABI Samosawala. Great! Visit us and make your tummylicious stomach yummylicious .

International Women’s Day March 8 2016


International Women’s Day March 8 2016

International Women’s Day, 1911 inauguration, celebrate the achievements of women and promote their freedoms, and social and economic equality.

It’s the labor movement to protest poor working conditions and low wages in the textile industry origin, still apply today. In many parts of the world, women still struggle for recognition of their economic value, and to equal pay. The poverty rate is the highest female-headed households with children.

This year, we are the World Summit on Sustainable Development on the move, which is the proper contribution of women to development, it should be recognized. Their potential to promote change should be recognized. In many places, although women have equal access yet, they are helping their families and communities out of poverty. With a little bit of support, so much can be achieved.

Water is the sustainable development of great significance. Women tend to shoulder the responsibility of household water supply and purification. This may mean walking every day, many hours of time and effort, which may be more effectively into the education of children, or income-generating activities. There must be investment in integrated water resources management, the release of this energy.

In developing countries, women are responsible for food production up to 80%. These women are the most serious natural disasters and climate change. Trying for their families, they are hungry for the first time. Food security must have at Johannesburg agenda.

The use of traditional biomass energy, have a profound impact on women’s health. Indoor exposure to high concentrations of smoke result of lung disease and pregnancy related issues. The amount of time women also spent significant carry heavy loads of fuel and energy, which will affect their health up. Renewable energy, at an affordable price, is essential, from this burden emancipation of women, economic development.

If there is equality for women in order to achieve sustainable development. Women can only achieve its true potential if they have access to education, to play a full role in the decision-making process in the community. Their understanding of the environment, its problems, as well as their role as educators, have as a resource to be valued and to ensure respect for the environment and for all the benefits.

The Platform for Action adopted in Beijing in 1995, called for more women admit guardian environment. It called for the strengthening of women to reduce the risk to the environment and women’s participation in the management of environmental resources. I urge governments, the private sector and individuals to work together, beyond words and take action to improve the quality of life of women everywhere.

Valentine day and Sunday both coming together, what’s your plan?


In case you are planning to celebrate love with Valentine’s Day Party
here is the best solution, ” manoribel ”
beautiful view of the wide expanse of beach, sun and sea, unbelievably, in an island in the midst of Mumbai.

If you like peace and tranquility Manoribel is the right place for you.

15 to 20 KMs away from mumbai – prefect year that valentine is on sunday with great opportunity to enjoy fulliest with friends, family and your loved ones.

If you want to experience a part of Goa right here in the middle of city. Come to Manoribel.

Facilities that could make your holiday comfortable at manoribel are as follows

* Direct access to the public beach
* Air conditioning
* 24 Hrs hot and cold water
* Adequate parking
* Complimentary beach towels
* First Aid for minor ailments
* Laundry service
* Plants and herbs you can buy and grow
* Home made pickles and cakes that you can buy
* Multi cuisine restaurant including East Indian specialties
* Games : Badminton /Basketball/Table Tennis/Chess/Carrom/Dart Board
* Bicycles for adults and children
* Childrens play area
* Tree house and machan
* Hammocks for relaxation
* Air conditioned Conference Hall
* Books & magazines you can read

Love is a game that two can play and both win, and games you can play at manoribel are table tennis, volleyball, basketball, badminton and bicycle riding.

Rangeela was filmed Manori beach and the crew stayed at manoribel hotel.
Star T.V. spent a few days shooting for a promo at Manoribel.
Indian Cricket team stayed at Manoribel for a few days shooting.
Corporate have been our regular guests.
Tonga & bullock cart rides can be arranged on request.