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Dear Papa.... Beti bankar aayi hu ma-baap ke jivan me, basera hoga kal mera kisi aur ke aangan me, kyu ye reet "RAB" ne banai hogi, kehte hai aaj nahi to kal tu parai hogi, dekhe janam paal-poskar jisne hame bada kiya, aur waqt aaya to unhi hatho ne hame vida kiya, tut ke bikhar jati hai humari zindagi wahi, par phir bhi us bandhan me pyar mile zaruri to nahi, kyu rishta humara itna ajib hota hai, kya bas yahi betiyo ka nasib hota hai ?? . . . Papa Says... Bahut chanchal bahut Khushnuma si hoti hai BETIYA Nazuk sa dil rakhti hai Masoom si hoti hai BETIYA Baat baat par roti hai Nadan si hoti hai BETIYA Rehmat se bharpoor Khuda ki nemat hai BETIYA Ghar mehak uthta hai Jab muskrati hai BETIYA Ajeeb si taklif hoti hai Jab dusre ghar jati hai BETIYA Ghar lagta hai suna suna Kitna rula ke jati hai BETIYA Khushi ki jhalak Babul ki ladli hoti hai BETIYA Ye hum nahi kehte Yeh toh "RAB" kehta hai...Ke Jab main bahut khush…

Are you replacing toothbrush every 3 months?

Are you replacing toothbrush every 3 months? (Thinkstock photos/Getty Images)
We have all along known the importance ofdental hygiene, but could never whip up enthusiasm to pursue it religiously. 

Blame it on the smattering of information available, we are left wondering from where to begin, and if one can ever do it the right way.

Aesthetic dentistry expert Dr Sushant Umre exchanges some invaluable notes on oral care.

Most appropriate way to brush your teeth
Proper brushing is essential for cleaning teeth and gums effectively. Use a toothbrush with soft, nylon, round-ended bristles that will not irritate teeth or damage gums.

Place bristles along the gumline at a 45-degree angle. Bristles should contact both the tooth surface and the gumline. Gently brush first, the outer tooth surface and then the inner surface of the tooth using a vibrating back and forth rolling motion.

Tilt brush vertically behind the front row of teeth. Make several up and down strokes using the front half of the brush…

Think twice before you get inked

Think twice before you get inked
That's because tattoos may give rise to diseases, say doctors.

Sporting a tattoo has always been seen as something cool. The more complicated and mysterious it seems, the greater is its cool quotient. And imagination simply rules the designs one wants. For most, the desire to get inked permanently kicks in during teens and early adulthood. And the popularity of this art form is just growing bigger with the passage of time. However, doctors have now warned that tattoos can increase the risk of skin cancer.

Ink may contain toxic elements

The ink used for making tattoos might contain toxic elements, which can cause skin cancer. Especially the blue ink containing cobalt and aluminum, which is the age-old colour of choice for tattoo artists. Besides this, red ink may have mercurial sulfide and certain coloured inks often contain lead, cadmium, chromium, nickel, titanium and other heavy metals, feel doctors.


The equipment used in tattooing and…

20 Ways to drink more water for better health

20 Ways to drink more water for better health (Thinkstock photos/Getty Images)
According to the Mayo Clinic, doctors recommend drinking eight to nine glasses of water a day.

Water makes up about 2/3 of our body weight and we need to consume it every day for our bodies to function properly, according to the British Food Standards Agency.

Every fitness expert, doctor or trainer, mentions 'drinking lots of water' everyday as a fitness mantra. Now, one may feel it is a little impossible to do so with our grueling schedules where we hardly have time to breath. If you don't drink enough water, it can affect your body temperature, energy, brain function, digestion, mood, performance, and joint health. So we help you with 20 ways to drink more water, so that you are never dehydrated.

Drink a tall glass of water the first thing in the morning. As soon as you get up drink water; this will replace fluids lost during the night and jumpstart your hydration for the day. You can also add…