the recent happenings in
India in importing and introducing genetically engineered American
based BT (Bacillus Thuriengis - a soil bacterium) seeds is certainly a
retrograde step and runs counter to the concept and the consequent
measures of ''serving farmers and...
Due to higher international transportation costs
India is a lower exporter of vegetables and fruits, despite being
larger producer of agriculture.India produces
nearly 11 per cent of all the world’s vegetables and 15 per cent of all
fruits, yet its share in global...
There are thirteen
thousand contract labourers with a matching number of permanent
employees in the Neyveli unit of Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NIC). Though
this contract labour work in all the units wherever permanent employees
work, they do not get same pay for same...
International crises are
dangerous episodes that can be destabilizing not only to the actors
directly involved but to the entire international system. Crises can
present overwhelming challenges to established institutions and belief
systems and can change forever the...
1940 and 1995, the United States spent an estimated $3.5 Trillion to
prepare for nuclear war. This went toward building and maintaining
nuclear weapons and their delivery systems as well as commanding,
controlling, and defending against the bomb.Spending
Each form of media was hailed in its day as a potential savior of democracy, providing the means for ordinary citizens to exercise their guarantee of free speech, and participate in a public dialogue that is at the heart of a democratic society.For details:...
Millions of pounds of electronic waste (E-Waste) from obsolete computers and TVs are being generated in the U.S. each year and huge amounts an estimated 50% to 80% collected for recycling are being exported.For...
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The genesis of the naxalite insurgency in India is rooted in peasants’ movement andagrarian discontent. The movement began in March 1967 when a group of revolutionaries led by cl launched a peasants uprising at Naxalbari after a tribal youth, who had a judicial order to...
India's tigers are facing their severest crisis with only between 1,300 and 1,500 left in the wild, less than half the population of endangered big cats previously estimated.
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Asia falls into five regions (East Asia, South Asia, Central Asia, Southeast Asia and Australasia) that between encompass 37 countries. More than half of the world’s population resides in this. According to the 7th UN survey in 2000, the representation of women officers in...
Antiretroviral therapy is
considered to be a critical component of a comprehensive program to
combat HIV/AIDS, along with prevention, improvement of health care
infrastructure and care and support programmes. In 2004 National AIDS
Control Organization (NACO) of India...
From time immemorial,
plants have been used as medicines around the world and plant-based
medicines have been the mainstay of traditional societies in dealing
with health problems. The global search for alternative strategies for
health care has been driven by a growing...
Avocados can be gateway fruit to the future in India. Even if it is not currently a commercial crop, there are benefits that can be obtained for the people of India. There are many nutritional benefits for the...
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to the north-eastern hill region are Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur,
Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura. Constituting more
than 5 % of India’s geographical expanse and a little more than 1% of
population they are some of the most underdeveloped...
Migration can affect health
and mortality in different ways: by changing individuals’ and
communities’ resources and investment patterns, altering social and
family networks, and also providing information on health and life
styles. These health issues encompass some...