Monthly Archives May 2015

31 Household Cleaners You Already Own

Save yourself a trip to the store. Next time you need to clean, try one of these 31 secret cleaners that you already have at home.

1. Coffee Grounds

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Use your morning pick-me-up to eliminate odors in the fridge. Simply place coffee grounds, new or used, in a bowl on a shelf. Replace them every two months for a fresh, slightly caffeinated smell.

2. White Vinegar

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Keep your dishwasher extra clean with white vinegar. Pour ½ cup into the detergent cups and run the empty machine for a complete cycle. Cleaning tips: you can also use a few tablespoons of powdered laundry bleach, Tang or lemon-flavored Kool-Aid (it must be lemon) for the same results.

3. Ice Cubes

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It won’t be a pretty sound, tossing ice cubes into the garbage dis...

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31 Household Cleaners You Already Own

Save yourself a trip to the store. Next time you need to clean, try one of these 31 secret cleaners that you already have at home.

 

coffee-grounds-l

  1. Coffee Grounds

Use your morning pick-me-up to eliminate odors in the fridge. Simply place coffee grounds, new or used, in a bowl on a shelf. Replace them every two months for a fresh, slightly caffeinated smell.

  1. White Vinegar

white-vinegar-l

Keep your dishwasher extra clean with white vinegar. Pour ½ cup into the detergent cups and run the empty machine for a complete cycle. Cleaning tips: you can also use a few tablespoons of powdered laundry bleach, Tang or lemon-flavored Kool-Aid (it must be lemon) for the same results.

  1. Ice Cubes

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It won’t be a pretty sound, tossing ice cubes into the garbage d...

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CBSE Class 12 Results Declared, Delhi Girl Tops With 99.2% Marks

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) results for class 12th examinations have been declared. The pass percentage is 82%, which has reduced by 0.70% from last year.

Girls outshine boys yet again with a pass percentage of 87.56 as compared to 77.77 per cent of the boys.

Thiruvananthapuram region topped the results with 95.41 pass percentage. Delhi girl M Gayatri from New Green Fields school has topped with 496 marks out of 500, with a whopping 99.2 percentage.

The second rank has been shared by three students- Mythili Mishra (Noida), B Arun (Trivendram) and Saurabh Bhambri (Delhi), scoring 495 marks.

This year the results have been declared earlier than last year...

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Work habits and secrets of 25 super-effective CEOs

Kamal K Sharma

Vice Chairman, Lupin

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“I make it a habit to spend quality time with my direct reports. Every week, I mark out at least an hour-and-a-half with a direct report, where we might talk about anything, not just the work at hand. Now it’s usually in the office, but earlier, it was also over lunch. Another habit I have inculcated since my IIT days is to stay focused on a problem until it is solved…….

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Work habits and secrets of 25 super-effective CEOs

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25 Work Habits of Super Effective CEOs

Kamal K Sharma

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Vice Chairman, Lupin

“I make it a habit to spend quality time with my direct reports. Every week, I mark out at least an hour-and-a-half with a direct report, where we might talk about anything, not just the work at hand. Now it’s usually in the office, but earlier, it was also over lunch. Another habit I have inculcated since my IIT days is to stay focused on a problem until it is solved. I don’t subscribe to the  idea that you should set a problem aside for a while if it is proving to be intractable. I believe you need to keep at it until it is solved.”

Anuj Agarwal,

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MD and CEO, Bajaj Allianz

“I come to office early and plan out the entire day...

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