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November 2017

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Accuracy comparison between gps-only and combined gps plus glonass
Rozh ABDULMAJED and Ramazan Alpay ABBAK

The aim of this study is to compare Global Positioning System GPS-only and combined GPS+GLONASS when using Differential Global Positioning System (DGPS) for Real Time Kinematic (RTK) and static methods. Nowadays using DGPS for different purposes are so common and attracts many users, especially for surveying and mapping applications. Also identifying the benefits and challenges of a combined GPS and GLONASS system for post-processed static, and RTK method are important. Thus additional GNSS...

Rethinking of the law of gravity
Shiyuan Dai

Isaac Newton published the law of gravity more than 300 years ago, it had a profound influence to the world, however, carefully taste the law of gravity, and there are a lot of natural phenomena puzzling, if use the law of universal gravitation, fundamental explanation, the author through a large number of books and literature reading and in-depth study, put forward the ideas about the different gravity, and the revised the size of the gravity and direction, in our view, can explain many of...

Study of job satisfaction among college teachers in relation to their gender and nature of job
Harsangeet Kaur

The presents study was conducted to study of job satisfaction among college teachers in relation to their gender and nature of job. This study consists of data from different colleges of Ferozepur district. The data was collected through mailing, questionnaire and personal visits. The descriptive statistical technique was used for analysis of the data. Result of study revealed that there is no significant differnece exists in job satisfaction of male and female college teachers and there is...

Concentrations of selected metals in coffee (coffea arabica) beans, leaves and supportive soil of gedeo zone, Ethiopia
Wondimeneh Dubale, Ahmed Hussen, Vegi Maheswara Rao

The concentration levels of some selected common (Mg, K, Ca), heavy (Cr, Mn, Co, Ni, Cu, Zn) and toxic metals (Cd and Pb) were determined in coffee (Coffea arabica) beans, leaves and supportive soil of Gedeo zone, Ethiopia using Flame Atomic Absorption Spectrometer after microwave digestion of the samples. In coffee beans, among the common metals, concentration of K was determined to be the highest followed by that of Mg and Ca. Out of heavy metals, Cu is present in highest concentration...

Preliminary phytochemical screening and antibacterial activity of wrightia tinctoria r.br
Deshmukh, O. S.

The screening and study of selected Indian medicinal plant Wrightia tinctoria R.Br., were selected for phytochemical screening and antibacterial studies. The solvents used for the extraction of plant roots were ethanol, benzene, chloroform, acetone, petroleum ether and distilled water. The Gram-Postive and Gram-negative bacteria Yeast candida, Aspergillus niger, Staphylococcus aureus, Eschericha coli, Salmonella typhi, Bacillus subtilis, Pseudomonas fluorescence, Klebsiella pneumonia and...

Exploration and feasibility of non-wood herbaceous weed as a raw material for the production of alkaline sulphite cellulosic pulp for paper making
Sartaj A. Ganie, Shoukat Ara, Saakshy Agarwal, Mohamad Aneesul Mehmood and Rouf Ahmad Bhat

Sulphite pulping of non-wood herbaceous test species Datura stramonium stalks collected from outskirts of Srinagar city of Jammu and Kashmir was investigated for pulp and paper production. Proximate analysis, chemical characterisation of black and wash liquor and strength properties of paper of Datura stramonium paper was investigated. The findings revealed that Ash, Lignin, Hot water solubility, 10% NaOH solubility, Alcohol-benzene solubility and Holocellulose content of Datura stramonium...

Evaluation of an attractive integer triple
Sivakamasundari, P.

We search for non-zero distinct integer (a, b, c) such that the sum of any two of them is a cubical integer.

Hybrid pervaporation/distillation process for ethanol - water separation, effect of distillation column side stream
Doulat Nangare and Mayadevi, S.

Separation operation is the crucial part of the chemical industry. With rising energy prices and increased focus on efficiency and sustainability, the development of alternative separation processes to conventional separation processes constitute major areas of opportunity in the chemical industry. Distillation is one of the most used separation processes in industry and is widely used for the separation of liquid mixtures. Energy requirement for distillation is more and a separation...

Exploration of some anti diabetic plants (pramehaghna ausadhi) alongwith pharmacological activities with special reference to the brihatrayees (charaka samhita, sushruta samhita and astanga samgraha)
Dinesh Baruah, Dip Sundar Sahu, Debajyoti Das, Soraj Kumar Debnath and Jayram Hazra

Diabetes mellitus is a chronic degenerating disease which is worldwide occurrence with continuous upward trend in the societies. It has become very difficult to manage owing to its complexity. This disease was long been treated with diet, herbs and herbo-mineral compound long before the era of synthetic hypoglycemic drugs, many of which were fond efficacious as investigated both clinically and experimentally by various research workers. In Ayurvedic classics a good number of single herbs and...

Quantitative analysis of carbon storage capacity in the standing biomass of semi-arid regions of ramdurga taluk, belagavi District, Karnataka
Prabha, S. J., Santhosh Kumar, T. M., Shrinidhi, R. and Megha, M.

Carbon di-oxide is a major Green House Gas responsible for today’s Global Climatic Conditions ultimately leading to the destruction of ozone layer. In order to reduce the GHG emissions, Carbon sequestration is considered to be a cost-effective way of balancing environmental climatic conditions. Hot and humid climatic conditions of Ramdurga Taluk of Belagavi District supports native and dry land vegetation such as Eucalyptus grandis, Acacia nilotica, Azadirachta indica, Acacia suma, Tectona...

Graduate’s marketable skills: An empirical investigation of its effect on perceived marketability of yemeni graduates in the arab gulf states
Fatihya Mahdi Ahmed Ali, Abdul Rahim Othman and Norzieiriani Bt. Ahmad

A Graduates’ marketable skills have now become the major key of success in today labor market and have increasingly concerned by employers around the globe. This study aimed to examine the effect of Yemeni graduates’ marketable skills on their perceived marketability in the Arab Gulf countries labor market. Graduates’ marketable skills was assessed by way of a multi-dimensional scale which was inclusive of seven dimensions of skills: analytical thinking and problem solving skills, continuous...

Prevalance of temporomandibular joint disorders in professional students
Dr. Parul Tikoo

Background and Aim: This study aimed to assess the prevalence of temporomandibular disorders and associated variables among adolescent. This concept admits the possibility of non-existence of a direct relationship between tissue damage and pain and emphasizes the subjectivity in interpretation of painful phenomenon. Due to high prevalence and variability of the complaints, TMD is diagnosed by associating signs and symptoms. This study is based on questionnaire proposed by Fonseca, used to...

A study to assess the effectiveness of skill training programme on first-aid for school Children
Mrs. Fauzia Jawaid Kazi, Ms. Erna Judith Roach and Mrs. Anjaline D’souza

Backgroung and objectives: A study was conducted to determine the effectiveness of a Skill Training Programme (STP) on first-aid for selected Accidents and Emergencies for school children. The objectives of the study were to: develop and validate a STP on first-aid for selected accidents and emergencies, determine the level of knowledge of high school children regarding first-aid for selected accidents and emergencies, as measured by a structured knowledge questionnaire before and after the...

Betel leaf product preparation and its nutritional analysis
Richa and Neetu Singh

Piper betel or Betel vine deep green heart shaped vary famous leaves belongs to the family Piperaceae called Paan leaves in India ,rich in nutrients , minerals ,vitamins, antioxidants , phytochemicals. Piper betel is mostly use to chew with sliced areca nut, slaked lime, coriander, aniseed, clove, cardamom, sweetener, coconut scrapings etc, but less used remedy. It is cultivated in hotter and damper part in country following the traditional methods in India on about 55,000. Hectare with an...

Invasive alien species of billawar, mahanpur and bani tehsils of district Kathua, Jammu and Kashmir, India
Gupta, Sanjeev Kumar

A case of Jammu and Kashmir is one of the biodiversity hotspots in India including many endemic plant species. One of the threats to the biodiversity of the region is the invasion of alien species. The invasive alien species have naturally introduced into the area from the adjoining Punjab plains. The damage caused by the invasive alien species in terms of biodiversity loss and disruption of natural ecosystems outweighs their benefits. The invasive alien species present there are seriously...

Chracterization, digestive enzyme productivity and anti bacterial activity of intestinal bacteria of rohu labeo rohita
Sivakumar, P., Suganya, D. and Rajan, M.R.

The present study deals with the characterization, digestive enzymatic productivity and antibacterial activity of intestinal bacteria of Rohu Labeo rohita. Pure colonies were isolated from the intestinal content of Rohu was characterized morphologically and biochemically using the Berge’s manual of Determinative bacteriology. The isolated and identified intestinal bacteria was Aeromonas sp., (R1), Pseudomonas sp., (R2), Bacillus sp., (R3), Enterobacter sp., (R4) and E.coli sp., (R5). The...

Enumerations on phytochemical and pharmacological properties of tribulus terrestris linn: Indian viagra
Dilip Kumar Sharma

Tribulus terrestris of Zygophyllaceae grown world wide as herb containing several bioactive compounds that are used as medicinal values for therapeutic use as diuretic, aphrodisiac, antibacterial, hepatoprotective, anthelmintic, antiurolithic, immunomodulatory, antihypertensive, antihyperlipidemic, antidiabetic, anticancer, analgesic and anti inflammatory. The plant contains phytochemical such as saponins, flavonoids, glycosides, alkaloids and tannins. It is known as puncture vine, goat's-...

We like some people, we hate others. the image of the national minorities in Poland on the border of the European union
Agnieszka Iłendo-Milewska and Joanna Nawrocka

Background: This article describes a study concerning the image of the national and ethnic minorities which exist in the border region of Podlasie in Poland. The main feature of this region, compared with the rest of the country, is its national, ethnic and religious diversity. Based on the theoretical approaches: Image Theory of Intergroup Emotion (Aleksander, Brewer, Herman, 1999); Stereotype Content Model SCM (Fiske, Cuddy, 2002); Behaviors from Intergroup Affect and Stereotypes Map (...

Comparative study on hardened properties of self compacting cement concrete and scgc using waste foundry sand
Ankit S. Chakraborty, Raj L. Shah, Prayas B. Variya, Guide. Prof. Nikunj R. Patel

To resolve the problems of carbon emission from construction of concrete structures a sustainable concreting technique named “self-compacting geo-polymer concrete” is developed. The benefit of using this concreting technique is that the labour cost reduces due to its self compact-ability and it also solves the problem of disposal of industrial wastes. The present investigation is mainly focused on the hardened properties of self-compacting geo-polymer concrete with constant molarity alkaline...

Successful clinical management of total uterine prolapse in a non descriptive goat – A case report
Velladurai, C. and Alagar, S.

A case of postparturient total uterine prolapse in a goat was presented for treatment. After seven hours of normal kidding (one live male kid) the uterine mass was protruded out in eversion and hanging down from vulva towards hock. The everted mass was carefully examined and cleaned with antiseptic solution. The prolapsed mass replaced manually after epidural anesthesia and perivulvar retention suture was applied to prevent recurrence. The animal was recovered uneventfully.

Thermal diffusivity of al0.3ga0.7as by molecular dynamics simulation and thermograph method
Chitra, S.

The thermal diffusivity of Al0.3Ga0.7As is studied by Molecular Dynamics simulation (MDS ). Tersoff’ s potential is used for the simulation for this alloy. Also experimentally studied here using photoacoustic method and thermography. Thermal diffusivity determined experimentally agrees well with the MD simulation and literature values /12/. The results are compared with the host GaAs.

On the clifford fourier transforms in lebesgue space sheaf
Philippe Kabwita Muyumba, Benoit Kashal Chiteng, Paul Saul Phiri, Mulenga Muma and Serge Maloba

In this research paper, we treated sheaves of groups of Hilbert spaces and sheaf of Lebesgue spaces. We also introduced the notion of Fourier transforms and Clifford algebras from which we constructed the Clifford Fourier transform sheaf morphisms.

Ebola crisis in Liberia: Challenges and lessons learned- a flash back
Hasipha C. Tarpeh

This research work revealed the health status of Liberia as being weak with regards to the fight against emerging diseases, especially those of strange nature to the health system of the country. The Ebola epidemic in 2014 witnessed the closure of almost all health facilities in the country; as a result of lack of trained, and specialized health professionals, the EVD killed several thousand persons. Several factors were responsible for the rapid spread of the disease. Those factors...

Growth and yield of vegetable amaranth (amaranthuscruentus.) as influenced by row spacing and nitrogen fertilizer innorthern guinea Savannah of Nigeria
Babayola, M and Toungos, M. D.

The study was conducted to determine the optimum level of fertilizer for maximum yield of Amaranthus.A field experiment was conducted atFood and Agricultural Organization/ Tree Crop Programme (FAO/TCP) Teaching and Research Farm, Faculty of Agriculture, Adamawa State University, Mubi, Northern Guinea Savannah zone of Nigeria on sandy loam soil. This was to study the growth and yield of vegetable amaranth (Amaranathuscruentus L.) as influenced by row spacing and nitrogen fertilizer in 2015...

Defensive role of Indian spice curcumin against nicotine induced damage on lung tissue in male albino rat
Thejomoorthy, M.

Curcumin is a yellow colouring ingredient of the spice turmeric obtained from the rhizome of Curcuma longa Linn (Zingiberaceae). It has a wide spectrum of biological and pharmaceutical activities such as anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, antiviral, anti-mutagenic, and anti-carcinogenic and anti-oxidant activities. Nicotine is the principal alkaloid contained in tobacco,nicotine metabolism has been shown to occur to a small extent in extrahepatic organs such as lung, kidney and brain. Pathogen...

The photosynthetic system of the seaweeds: the seaweed paradox
Vincent Van Ginneken

In theory Seaweed biomass production is severely hampered by a 10,000 fold slower diffusion rate of a Carbon source or Dissolved Inorganic Carbon (DIC) in the biophysical medium water in comparison to terrestrial C3 crops. Despite this inflicting property pelagic seaweeds outcompetes C3 crops for annual green biomass production which is called “the seaweed-paradox”. Here we have reported our findings and hypothesized that for four seaweed species that due to an internal acidification the...

How grasping gender-related aspects of speech is increased by multi-modal text analysis – A Case study
Saad Eid S. Albaqami

This article presents a short overview of how men and women differ in male–female conversations. It also tests gender differences as well as three linguistic tools: tag questions, hedges and controlling talk. The article shows differences on the basis of gender and that men and women alter their strategies to increase their power through talk. Men practice their power overtly, while women do so politely. The article also presents a solid outcome of the different significant linguistic...

Behavior of rc slabs under static loadusing high performance fiber reinforced concrete
Kiran.T. and Sadath Ali Khan Zai

High performance concrete being one of the most widely used concretewhich gives better performance and uniformity requirements that cannot always be achieved by using conventional concrete, since the conventional concrete has limited resistance to ductility and tensile cracking to overcome these difficulties discrete fibers are used in high performance concrete.Slab is a flexural member which transverse the superimposed loads from super structure to beams and columns. In static tests the...

Strength of reinforced concrete beam using dual grade concrete
Rohan S. Shreshthi and Chetan S. Patil

The purpose of this work was to investigate the use two different grades of concrete in one single structural beam unit. A beam is specified with two zones as compression zone and tension zone. Compression zone arise at top part of neutral axis and tension zone arise at bottom part of neutral axis. Here in case of reinforced concrete beam, steel plays a vital role to support especially in tension zone. Here, to simply investigate, the process of using high grade concrete above Neutral axis...

Teachers’ as counselor in inclusive classrooms
Dr. Rashmi Mehrotra and Shadma Yasmeen

The Guidance and counseling services are very important for the holistic development of children. The provision of Guidance and Counseling services is unavailable in most of the schools due to varied reasons. The lack of availability of counselors is one of them. New B.Ed. curriculum lays emphasis on preparing a teacher who can handle inclusive classrooms. Inclusive classrooms will have students across disabilities and waiting for a counselor to solve the problems of the students will not be...

Shape factor correction in optimum design of elastomeric laminated seismic isolators
Amir Abbaszadeh

This study examines the stiffness of different (in terms of diameter and layer thickness) seismic isolators in an effort to compare the vertical stiffness of isolator systems obtained from construction code formulas with that obtained from models simulated via ABAQUS. To this end, 16 different geometric layered (laminated) isolator models were generated. The results showed that increasing the isolator radius at different rubber layer thicknesses, and consequently, increasing the isolator...

A study on computer literacy in smart school education of Telangana state
Abhinava Vinay Kumar M., Enugala Vishnu Priya Reddy and Dr. Anil Kumar, M.

In the Ancient time, we knew that Birds are used for the system of communication. Later a cable-based communication was developed and now a day’s wireless communication is running. Right now the development of these mobiles are updated to smart mobiles by HSPA+ 3G also called UMTS network. Now, the 4G network is ruining under LTE (long-term Evaluation). In the same way, comparing the education system also modernize to so many stages and utilizes this latest communication technology it became...

Rivers- India’s lifelines
Dr. Shanthi Sree, K. S., Dr. Suvarna Latha, A., Dr. Lakshmi Padmavathi, P., Yasodamma, N., Bharathi, D. and Nagalakshmamma, K.

Today, India’s Rivers, reverine biodiversity and river dependent communities are facing major threats from large dams, pollution, encroachment, sand mining, deforestation and bad management practices. These factors are impacting all aspects of rivers: ecological, social, cultural, religious, aesthetic, tourism related and economic. Currently the CBD fails to influence any aspect of India’s decision making and management of its rivers which is proving fatal to biodiversity and livelihoods....

A common fixed point theorem for compatible mappings in s metric space
Vijaya Lakshmi, G.

The aim of this paper is to present a common fixed point theorem in a S metric space which extends the results of P.C. Lohani and V.H. Bhadshah using the weaker conditions such as Weakly compatible and Associated sequence. Very recently Sedghi ,Shobe and Aliouche[14] introduced S –metric space as a generalization of metric space and several researchers have proved fixed point theorems for self maps of such spaces.

Novel 2-oxo-thiadiazole-1, 2, 3, 4-tetrahydropyrimidine derivatives synthesized by biginelli reaction - biological activity and docking studies
Kannadhasan, R., Saravanan, D., Subhash Chander and Murugesan, S.

A new series of novel 2-oxo-6-(5-methyl-[1,3,4]-thiadiazol-2-yl sulfanylmethyl)-1, 2, 3, 4-tetrahydropyrimidine derivatives (3a-h) were synthesized by Biginelli reaction and characterized by elemental, IR, 1H NMR, 13C NMR and Mass spectral analysis . All the compounds were screened for their in vitro antibacterial activity (B.Subtilis, Staphylococcus aereus, E.coli, K.pneumonia) and antifungal activity (C.albicans, A.niger) by disc diffussion method. Among the tested compounds showed...

Wood anatomy of the fabaceaetree species in tropical rainforest, West Sumatra, Indonesia
Linda Syofyan, Tesri Maideliza, Syamsuardi and Mansyurdin

The wood anatomy of Fabaceae tree species was studied in four locations of tropical rainforest West Sumatera Province, Indonesia using survey method. Samples were collected from trees having minimum diameter 20 cm, and parts of stem about 120 cm above soil surface. Permanent slides were prepared using sliding microtome and stained with Safranin 2% in ethanol 70%. Description of qualitative characters of wood anatomy referred to IAWA list and category of quantitative characters referred to...

In vitro antioxidant activity of microencapsulated and non-encapsulated astaxanthin
Suganya, V., Anuradha, V., Syed ali, M., Sangeetha, P. and Bhuvana, P.

The antioxidant properties of both encapsulated and non-encapsulated astaxanthin has been verified by various methods. Generally astaxanthin is considered as a powerful antioxidant compound when compared with other carotenoids. Encapsulation was carried out using sodium alginate, chitosan, Tripoly Phosphate (TPP) and liposomes. In our preliminary work, the encapsulated astaxanthin was synthesized by different methods and characterized. Further it mooted to study the antioxidant properties...

Phytoremediation potential of common tropical hyperaccumulator plants on tin polluted soils
Anteyi, W. O., Onuoha, S. O. and Feyisola, R. T.

This study assessed the phytoremediation potentials of common tropical hyperaccumulator plants for their germination, survival, and phytoextraction abilities of Tin from polluted soils. Familiar Nigerian crop specieswhich include Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench), Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.), Maize (Zea mays L.) of White grain and Yellow grain varieties, as well as three varieties of Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) i.e. Hausa, Ogbomoso and Ijebu, were planted in a greenhouse pot...

Comparative in vitro evaluation of aceclofenac and paracetamol combination tablets marketed in Andhra Pradesh
Venkateswara Rao, S., Anitha, M. and Padmalatha, K

Aceclofenac in combination with Paracetamol is now available in the market and indicated in pain, fever etc. These tablets manufactured and marketed by various multinational and local companies. In this study eight marketed brands of Aceclofenac & Paracetamol combination tablets have been evaluated using physicochemical properties and in vitro dissolution test with the object to assess bioequivalence and select a potent generic brand for reducing cost of the treatment. A simple high...

Determination of water quality index of well water resources in Dudhani Village, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, India
Devang Gandhi

A study has been carried out for the evaluation of water quality Index in Dudhani village. Open well water sample were taken from Chokipada, Ruepada, Tokarpada, Kalmadevi,Navapada and Boripada locations and observed for the chemical and biological parameters of pH, Color, TDS, Turbidity, Total Hardness, Total Alkalinity, Chloride, Sulphate, Nitrate, Calcium, Magnesium, Iron, Zinc, Fluoride, E.Coli, and Total coliform bacteria. Iron value was observed high in all the sampling locations....

Effect of lycra on performance of woven and knitted fabrics
Dr. Hemlata Nikhil Raval and Anjali Karolia

Fabrics for apparels, where comfort, durability and fit are the main criteria are manufactured with incorporation of Lycra. Stretch has fairly obvious impact on comfort, adding flexibility and freedom of movement. This research was carried out to test woven and knitted fabrics in combination of 97% cotton and 3% Lycra for their physical properties. These properties would be useful for construction of garments providing comfort, ease of body movement, and a good fit with shape retention. It...

Towards the establishment of national diagnostic reference levels (drls) in Palestine: Assessment of patient doses in common adult ct examinations in governmental health sector
Khaled Sabarna and Maisara Rumman

CT-scan is the most irradiating tool in diagnostic radiology. Patient's radiation protection must, therefore, be increased during CT-scan procedures. This requires a review and evaluation of the radiation dose in CT examinations. This study aims to assess the average doses, i.e. dose descriptors (CTDIvol and DLP)) in the West Bank- Palestinian governmental hospitals, for the most common adult computed tomography (CT) routine examinations. It compares its average doses and determines their...

Therapeutic management of fetal mummification in a crossbred jersery cows
Alagar, S. and Velladurai, C.

A clinical case of mummified foetus was successfully managed by using inj. PGF2α in a crossbred jersey cow.

A study on the role of self help group in women empowerment
Sinu, M.

Empowerment is a process which generates changes in ideas and perceptions and creates awareness about one’s rights and opportunities for self development in all important sphere of life. Women empowerment is a must for the betterment of our country’s future, as women are better manager than men. They can properly manage both her house and office in a systematic way as compared to men. In India, Micro finance and Self Help Group (SHG) intervention have brought tremendous change in the life of...

Successful management of dystocia due to emphysematous fetus in a jersey crossbred cow
Alagar, S. and Velladurai, C.

A jersey crossbred cow suffering with dystocia due to emphysematous fetus and its successful management with per-vaginal delivery and ruptured uterus treated with uterine eversion technique has been discussed.

Impact of paper mill effluent on the quality of receiving soil
Surabhi Yadav and Nidhi Yadav

Maintaining good soil quality and minimizing soil pollution and degradation is of fundamental importance to preserve quality of ground water, surface water, to give us clean air bountiful crop and forest, productive grazing lands, divers wild life and beautiful landscape. Soil has both inherent and dynamic properties. In India a tropical country, drought conditions and depletion of ground water source necessitate alternate irrigation source. The various water irrigation source can be...

Strategic lighting and rest for ethical poultry production in bangladesh and its impact evaluation on the performance of commercial broilers
Md. Nazmul Hasan, Tahera Yeasmin, Abul kalam Azad, Md. Salahuddin, Yousuf Ali, Seikh Masudur Rahman, Sumona Akter, Nazmus Sakib, Mahfuja Khatun and Mostain Billah

The experiment was conducted at Boilor, Trishal, Mymensingh, Bangladesh to examine the effects of a strategic lighting from age day 3 to 4 weeks of production trial on the performance of broiler compared with a continuous 24-hour lighting schedule (control). The chicks were reared under open shed house in rural condition in two separate houses (hereafter mentioned as House -1 and House-2) maintaining the standard broiler management practices. During the whole experimental period, House – 1,...

Disaster risk management in kingdom of Saudi Arabia – current practices and way forward for sustainable development
Ehab Abduraheem A. Mlybari, Imtiaz Ahmed and Muhammad Hasan Khalil

Recently, rising frequency and severity of disasters, occurring primarily due to climate change, emphasize the need for policy, legal, technical, financial and institutional measures aimed at minimizing detrimental impacts of disasters. This entails comprehensive review of Disaster Risk Management (DRM) including mitigation, preparedness, emergency response, recovery, rehabilitation and reconstruction. Modern concepts and practices entail a paradigm shift in approach to handling disasters...

Technologies, memories and affections: Improving our ethical approach to things
Enrique Nieto and Pedro Alberto Cruz

Sustainability, understood in its beginnings as a common horizon for multiple practices and fields of study, has gradually given way to the development of increasingly sophisticated tools, with distinct dominant meanings established for each discipline. Within the field of material technologies for architectural production, sustainability seems to have found its most fertile ground in topics such as recycling, the use of "bio" materials, or energetic efficiency. However, to improve the...

Study on semiconformal kaehlerian recurrent and symmetric spaces of second order
Rawat, K.S. and Sandeep Chauhan

Walker (1950) studied on Ruse’s spaces of recurrent Curvature. Singh (1971) studied on Kaehlerian spaces with recurrent Bochner Curvature tensor. Ishii [8] introduced the notion of Conharmonic transformation under which a harmonic function transforms into a harmonic function. Negi and Rawat (1994) studied some bi-recurrent and bi-symmetric properties in a Kaehlerian space. Further, Rawat and Kumar [13] studied Weyl-Sasakian Projective and Weyl-Sasakian Conformal bi-recurrent and bi-symmetric...

Companies act 2013- an indepth analysis
Ms. Amrita Singh

The Companies Act 2013 regulates incorporation of a company, responsibilities of a company, directors and dissolution of a company. The Act has replaced The Companies Act, 1956. The 2013 Act is divided into 29 chapters containing 470 sections as against 658 Sections in the Companies Act, 1956 and has 7 schedules and came into force on 12 September 2013. The new act has comprehensive provisions related to corporate governance and independent directors. The requirements regarding independent...

Performance analysis of ic engine using hydrogen fuel
Pandurang Ingle and Prof. Chaudhari, P.N.

Hydrogen is a pure and renewable energy source, which also has many excellent combustion properties for improving combustion and emission performance of Internal Combustion (IC) engine. Hydrogen has a high flammability, So that there is always risk of potential explosion. For avoid this hydrogen can store in three different ways: High pressure, Liquid storage, and metal oxide storage. In case of SI engine exhaust exergy is inversely proportional to the hydrogen addition. As hydrogen addition...

The refinement of nature at jean-jacques rousseau and bernardin de saint-pierre
Jean Florent Romaric GNAYORO

The race for urbanization represented the ideal. The amenities of a man-made living environment had led to the belief that, in comparison, rustic and exotic landscapes were very little. But in front of the plan drawn by the writers, especially Rousseau in The New Heloïse and Bernardinde Saint-Pierre, in Paul and Virginie, to find peace and fullness, nature acquires its letters of nobility. In addition, the rustic and exotic landscapes are now places par excellence where one will evacuate the...

Effect of nutrition and health education on the knowledge and symptoms of premenstrual syndrome among school going adolescent girls (14-16 years)
Suba, G., Thirumani Devi, A. and Banu Priya, N.

Background: Adolescent is a period of rapid growth. Even a malnourished child catches up its height in the secondary growth period, adolescence. In developing countries adolescent girls are not given adequate attention. Adolescent girls often neglect to speak about their reproductive health problems that are common in their menstrual cycle. Nutrition and health education is an important aspect that bridges the gap between health information and health practices and considered as a key...

Does gratitude journaling improves subjective wellbeing of patients with depression? A Pre-experimental study
Sandeep Purushothaman, Jithin Thomas Parel and Linsu Thomas

Subjective wellbeing plays an integral role in the onset and severity of depression. A one group pre-test post-test study was conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of selected positive psychotherapy technique called Gratitude Journaling on subjective wellbeing among depressive patients. The objectives were to assess the subjective wellbeing among depressive patients, determine the effectiveness of Gratitude Journaling on subjective wellbeing among depressive patients and identify the...



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