Social and Legal issues in HIV/AIDS

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The recent news of the suspension of a professor of Aligarh Muslim University for allegedly having consensual sex with a rickshaw puller at his home in the university campus has raised the some social and legal issue in the country. The news has also raised the issue of HIV/AIDS in […]

Jail term for Jobs

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The recent announcement by the RJD supremo Lalu Prasad that he would reward party tickets to only those who have served a jail term, reminds me of similar criteria for jobs for people who were active in the political movement for the separate state of Uttarakhand. Here too the candidates […]

The Neglected Adolescent : Uttarakhand

The migratory trends and settlement pattern in the state of Uttarakhand has not changed despite the creation of the new state. The emerging nuclear families, changing support system and new occupational patterns are changing the values, beliefs and relationships. All these are influencing the behaviour and adjustment of the nuclear […]

Genetically Modified crops yet to prove their safety

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Historically farmers used the soil bacteria bacillus Thuringiensis or Bt to kill pests like moths and worms which were destroying their crops. It was part of pest control and useful in organic farming. The problem started when the gene from this bacterium was isolated and used in Genetically Modified (GM) […]

Infant Mortality and an Anesthetic State

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The Infant Mortality in the state of Uttarakhand is a cause of concern, as the National Family Health Survey (NFHS-III), has revealed. The survey reports that the Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) of the state has in fact increased from the previous years. It is a matter of serious concern as […]

Integrated Child Development Scheme – What is cooking Renukaji

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The recent debate or shall we call it ‘Halla’ between minister of state for women and child development Renuka Chowdhury and the Planning Commission over her ministry’s proposal to introduce packed pre-cooked food for children under the Integrated Child Development Scheme, well known under the acronym ICDS, in government and […]

Before Corporate Social Responsibility

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The time has come when human resources management needs to have a complete paradigm shift. All along the organizations have straitjacketed thinking on the potential use of the employees for the benefit of the owners, which is channeled though what is often called the Management. The management thinks plans and […]