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November 2017

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Accuracy comparison between GPS only and GPS plus glonass in RTK and static methods
Rozh ABDULMAJED and Ramazan Alpay ABBAK

Today, with the quick development and changing of the space geodesy and satellite techniques, opportunities for choosing and using GNSS increased, many satellite systems are available and ready to use. At present using Differential Global Navigation Satellite System (DGNSS) for different purposes are so common and attracts many users, especially for surveying and mapping applications. Therefore, comparing the use of GPS only and combined GPS + GLONASS for RTK and static methods in accuracy...

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...

Traditional herbal treatment of veterinary ailments in raebareli District (Uttar Pradesh)
Singh, B. K.

The present paper aims to explore and document traditionally used medicinal plants for the treatment of various ailments of livestock in the district Raebareli of Uttar Pradesh. The study was carried out during June, 2008 to April, 2009 through interviews and discussions with the local inhabitants of the district. Total 40 plant species have been found to be used against 38 ailments of livestock in the form of 10 medicinal formulations. Voucher specimens of cited plant species were collected...

Contractual suggestions of green building insurance
Dr. Shereen N. Abu Ghazaleh and Dr. Hassan Sami Alabady

Green Buildings Insurance (GBI) is considered a modern insurance contract. Due to the nature of Green Buildings (GB) being characterized by a number of issues such as green designs, construction mechanisms and building materials, these types of buildings are considered problematic. Because they are newly applied, there has not been any long periods of testing to assess long-term damage, even not enough for the insurance contract parties (owner, engineer, contracting company, and insurance...

Effect of slow continuous run speed continuous run and extensive interval run training on speed for 16-18 years boys
Dr. Sakthignanavel, D. and Dr. R. Arivoli

The purpose of the study was to find out the effect of slow continuous run, speed continuous run and extensive interval run training on speed performance of post adolescence boys. For this study 80(Eighty) healthy untrained subjects were selected randomly and divided into four groups. Group 'A' underwent slow continuous running (SLCRG) Group 'B' underwent the speed of continuous running (SPCRG), Group 'C' underwent extensive interval training (EIRTG). Group 'D' acted the control group (CG)...

Study about the nutritional and medicinal properties of apple cider vinegar
Singh Akanksha and Mishra Sunita

Apple cider vinegar otherwise known as cider vinegar or ACV, Is a type of vinegar made from cider or apple must and has a pale medium color. Unpasteurized or organic ACV contains mother of vinegar. Apple cider vinegar is fermented juice from crushed apples. Like apple juice , it likely contain some pectin, vitamin b1, vitamin b2, and vitamin b6, biotin, folic acid, niacin pantothenic acid and vitamin c.Using apple cider vinegar (ACV) diabetes significantly reduces haemoglobin A1C (HbA1C),...

Mathematical equations for calculating a worker’s rights under medical care insurance and daily wages paid in work injuries and occupational diseases according to jordanian social security law
Dr. Hassan Sami Alabady and Dr. Shereen N. Abu Ghazaleh

This paper discusses one type of insurance provided by Jordanian Social Security Law for the protection and compensation of workers during a work related injury through the payment of daily allowances instead of lost wages during the period of treatment. In this regard, the paper highlights the following concepts: occupational illness, work injury, medical care, daily allowances (wages) and the outstanding problems of work injuries coverage with particular focus on the cases where an injured...

Germination behavior and morpho-physiological activities of white sandal (santalum album l.)
Animesh Karmakar, Nirupama Goswami and Jagatpati Tah

White sandal (Santalum album L.) a precious timber yielding as well as medicinal plant which is rendering its service for the human society since human civilization in the globe. The plant is grown under tropical and sub tropical agro-climates with any sort of soil composition in high-land elevation. Though the plant is utilizing by the pharmaceuticals as well as cosmetic industries since ancient era but its improvement towards mass propagation and culture have not been took place by modern...

Successful erp sme implementation: hi-mak pvt. ltd., vadodara
Gauravkumarsingh Gaharwar, Aniruddha Shringarpure and Sourabh Jacob

This case study analyzes the successful implementation of ERP by a local SME, Hi-Mak Pvt. Ltd. in Vadodara city of India. It outlines the need the company had to implement a new ERP. It summarizes the limitations of their previous ERP. It sheds light on the modules used in the ERP as well as the steps taken to successfully implement it and the challenges faced during implementation. Additionally, this report identifies the impact the ERP has had on the various operations of the company.

Study of cns depressant activity of methanol extract of laurencia papillosa (forssakal) greville (red seaweed) in Kanyakumari coast, Tamil Nadu, India
Shri Devi, S. D. K. and John Peter Paul, J.

The present study was aimed to detect the CNS depressant activity of the methanol extract of Laurencia papillosa (Forssakal) Greville collected from Kanyakumari coast, Tamil Nadu, India on albino rats. Chlorpromazine (3mg/kg) was used as standard drug. The CNS depressant activity of Laurencia papillosa (Forssakal) Greville was predicted by hole cross test on albino rats. The various methanol extract doses used were 200mg/kg and 400mg/kg body weight of rats. 400mg/kg methanol extract of...

Comparison of ground level ozone concentration during summer and winter at a residential area, Chennai
Muthulakshmi, B., Johnson Jeyakumar, S., Vijayalakshmi, S. and Kartharinal Punithavathy, I.

The Ozone concentration is influenced by the intensity of solar radiation and chemical reaction between oxides of nitrogen (NOx) and volatile organic compounds (VOC) in the presence of sunlight. This paper attempts to study the variation of ground level ozone for two seasons summer (Mar.’ – May.’16) and winter (Jan.’-Feb.’16) at residential area, Chennai. The overall result shows that highest concentration of ground level ozone was observed in summer as compared to the winter season.

Ability of human resources and knowledge in improving the performance of baitul mal banda aceh
Rahmadsyah, Muhammad Adam, Hendra Syahputra, Kamaruddin and Munawir

Purpose: The purpose of this study is to investigate how KM practices can facilitate the improvement of organizational performance of Baitul Mal Banda Aceh City.
Design/methodology/approach: This is a descriptive research. However, the constraints that occur within the organization and how KM affects the organizational performance is assessed using quantitative approach in the form of correlational study. The target population is all Baitul Mal Banda Aceh officers with the total of 48...

Medical identity theft; a systematic review of some selected literatures
Sulaiman Bdamasi and Nasiru Sani

Medical identity theft is the fraudulent use of an individual’s personally identifiable information (PII), such as name, social security number, and/or medical insurance identity number to obtain medical goods or services, or to fraudulently bill for medical goods or services using an unlawfully obtained medical identity. Unfortunately, the definition of medical identity theft (MIDT) and the consequences that are associated with the crime are not common knowledge to the general public. The...

Existing scenario of building code implementation in newly formed “nagarjun municipality”
Subash Kumar Bhattarai and Anjay Kumar Mishra

Government of Nepal has enforced to implement the building code and bye-laws in all municipalities. So, implementation status of building code must be evaluated in newly formed municipality. The research is focused to find the existing scenario of building code implementation through Mandatory Rule of Thumb (MRT) along with adopted process, existing institutional mechanism, existing level of awareness, capability, perspective and the % of various components of cost for building in newly...

Effect of gamma rays on seed germination, plant survival and quantitative characters on two varieties of soybean (glycine max. (l.) merrill.) in m1 generation
Aditya, K., Nutan Verma, Nimmy Srivastava ,Manigopa Chakraborty and Krishna Prasad

A study was undertaken on induced mutagenesis with two varieties of Soybean, BSS-2 and RKS- 18. The mutagen used was Gamma rays (50,100,150,200 and 400 Gy). A difference was observed between the varieties BSS-2 and RKS-18 in the degree of tolerance to the mutagens. Germination and survival percentage in both the varieties was lower as compared to control. Reduction in germination percentage was associated with increase in dose of mutagen in both varieties BSS-2 and RKS-18. Germination...

Studies on the spent waste of (i) coffee and (ii) tea for extraction of oil, bioactive compounds and bioethanol production
Vinodhini Karthikeyan and Manickam, A.

Recent decades have seen a significant rise in coffee and tea production, consumption; consequently increase in their waste generation. Alternative routes are necessary for the waste management, to develop a new treatment that would be viable both technically and economically. The purpose of this study is to extract oil from the Spent Coffee Waste (SCW) and Spent Tea Waste (STW), individually with further extraction of bioactive compounds from coffee oil, as well as the production of...

Phytochemical screening for secondary metabolites in two medicinally important plants tinospora cordifolia and aerva lanata
Satyanarayana, B. and Subhashini Devi, P.

Tinospora cordifolia (Willd) Miers ex Hook. F. & Thoms and Aerva lanata are medicinally important plants due to the presence of numerous secondary metabolites. The notable medicinal properties reported are antidiabetic, antiperiodic, antispasmodic, antimicrobial, antiinflammatory, anticancer, antiarthritic, antioxidant, hepatoprotective, immunomodulatory activities. Preliminary phytochemical screening and secondary metabolite analysis was reported in the present study. The qualitative...

Exigency analysis of state road transport system in India
Seema Jain and Dr. Pawan Kumar Dhiman

Owing to increasing personal incomes, long distance passengers aspired for luxury services in rural operations. In the current scenario of globalization, public transport service needs introspective sensitivity towards the quality of service offered. A well-developed transport network facilitates the integration and interdependence of different sectors by aiding quick and adequate movement of people and material. When transport systems are deficient in terms of capacity or reliability, they...

Assay of exfoliated and associated nuclear anomalies as biomarker in tobacco exposed group
Puspal De, Santanu Banik and Madhumita J. Mukhopadhyay

Aim- Oral cancer is becoming the most common disease worldwide, rapidly increasing in tobacco exposed persons. We have studied the morphological as well as nuclear abnormalities in the buccal exfoliated cells in tobacco exposed persons in different forms.
Method- The technique involves extermination of epithelial smear from oral cavity of four experimental groups like smoker, chewer of smokeless tobacco, smoker with chewing habits with respect to control. Subsequent nuclei staining for...

Moisture sorption characteristics and storage regime of defatted grape seeds flour – enological by-product
Albena G. Durakova, Adelina L. Bogoeva and Velichka B. Yanakieva

The current scientific research is focused on the moisture equilibrium data (adsorption and desorption) of defatted grape seeds flour at 10, 25 and 40 °C using the static gravimetric method of saturated salt solution and relative humidity from 0.11 to 0.90. The results showed that the sorption capacity decreased when the temperature increases in the conditions of constant water activity. The modified Henderson model describe satisfactorily the sorption isotherms. The MMC was determined using...

Sizing of an electric energy production hybrid system
Bati Ernest Boya Bi and Prosper Gbaha

The objective of this work is the sizing of an electric energy production system mainly based on solar panels. The system is composed of a photovoltaic field and an energy storage unit (lead acid batteries, hydrogen-based energy storage unit (HESU), or hybrid storage HESU/batteries).The energy storage unit is requested when there is excess production, or to compensate for the lack of power during peak consumption. The sizing through its tools, allowed us to define solar power, size of...

Heavy metal concentrations in some benthic organisms (Callinectes amnicola) from Ebrie lagoon, Abidjan Côte D’ivoire
Kouamé Kouamé Daniel, Yapo Ossey Bernard and Méité Ladji

Samples of crabs (Callinectes amnicola) were collected in six bays of Ebrie lagoon in Abidjan city, and the level of heavy metal (As, Cd, Cr, Pb, Zn) in crabs was investigated using Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer. The mean concentrations of heavy metals in crabs were follows: Arsenic: 3.09 ± 1.19 mg/kg; cadmium: 0.91 ± 0.24 mg/kg; chromium: 12.95 ± 3.08 mg/kg; lead: 3.80 ± 1.63 mg/kg and zinc: 150.01 ± 39.88 mg/kg. So, metals bioaccumulation in the crabs entire is in Zn > Cr > Pb...

Experimental investigations on gravity assisted heat pipe heat exchanger for engine exhausted heat utilization
Nadaf, S. L. and Gangavati, P.B.

The paper presents experimental investigations carried out on a stationary diesel engine at a constant speed and full load with preheated pongamia biodiesel. The preheating of pongamia biodiesel attempted with the help of gravity assisted heat pipe (Thermosyphon) heat exchanger. The heat exchanger designed to utilize the engine exhausted waste heat to preheat the biodiesel. The experiments were conducted to investigate the influence of different geometric and physical parameters of heat pipe...

Impact of malaria on the concentration of zinc in pregnant women in Nnewi (South East Nigeria)
Ozougwu, C. P., Meludu, S. C. and Aniagolu, M. O.

Malaria during pregnancy continues to be a major health problem in endemic countries, with clinical consequences including death of both mother and child and attendant derangements in trace elements. This study is aimed at evaluating the relationship between the trace element antioxidant; Zinc and malaria density in pregnant women with malaria. A total of 460 subjects were recruited for the study, comprising 160 pregnant women with malaria attending the ante natal clinic of NnamdiAzikiwe...

The framing and gender differences in the relevant competitive emotions of young swimmers
Sebastiao Santos

The aim of the study was to identify the intensity and influence of emotions that occur during the competitive period of National Children’s Championships and verifying the gender differences in the observed emotions. Eighty-nine young swimmers of both sexes participated, and were evaluated by the Questionnaire on Emotions in Sports Performance (EQSP – Portuguese version). Pearson's correlation revealed mutual dependenciesin Intensity and Influence of Anger, Anxiety, Fear, Sadness, Pride and...

A retrospective study evaluating focal nodular hyperplasia and regenerative nodular hyperplasia in pediatric malignancies
Eugenio Rossi, Maria Pignatiello, Luisa Castelli, Angela Barbieri, Rosanna Mamone, Salvatore Cappabianca and Massimo Zeccolini

Primitive liver tumors represent 0.3-2% of all pediatric tumors, of which malignancies account for approximately 75%. Benign liver neoplasms include, though rare, focal nodular hyperplasia (FNH) and nodular regenerative hyperplasia (NRH). In recent years, a growing number of cases of FNH and NRH have been incidentally diagnosed during the follow-up of patients undergoing chemotherapy and/or radiotherapy for non-hepatic primitive tumors, representing a differential diagnosis with metastatic...

Investigations on the properties of triglycine sulphate single crystal admixtured with perchloric acid
Nazarath Begum, S. and Sankar, U.

Triglycine sulphate crystal is a well known ferroelectric crystal which has ferroelectric domains at room temperature. The drawback of pure TGS crystal is its tendency to polarization reversal. To overcome this difficulty and to improve the ferroelectric properties of the TGS crystals, it has been doped with amino acids, metal ions etc. In the present work, growth, structural, mechanical, FTIR and optical characterization of TGS crystal admixtured with Perchloric acid. Ferroelectric crystals...

Stress management- the key for employee well-being
Samatha Yamburi

In the present day context of globalization , rapid changes , technological advancement , faster decision making, quick accomplishments of tasks, cost containment and 24/7 working of the organisations have become quite essential aspects of organisational functioning. Human resources, which are the living resources have a great role to play in managing this transition. To stay competitive , the demands and challenges of the changing times have to be addressed effectively by organisations....

Electrotherapy versus exercises in lowback pain rehabilitation – An evidence based Study
Dr. Subramanian, S.S.

Introduction: Demineralization of musculoskelet al., system are much evidenced post hysterectomy and oophorectomy. Low back pain remains the common cause of disability restricting physical functioning.
Aims and Objectives of this original case study was to a) compare electrotherapy modalities and exercise therapy means on Oswestry subjective functional low back pain scale.
Materials and Methodology: This research study subject was treated from 2014 till December 2016 with...

The strengthening model of institutional capacity of milk producer cooperatives in Indonesia
Alla Asmara, Yeti Lis Purnamadewi, Deni Lubis and Khalifah M Ali

The institutional capacity of cooperatives is the main component that determines the ability of Milk Producers Cooperative (MPC) in adapting to the changes that occur. The objectives of the study are: (1) to analyze the priority of internal and external factors in strengthening the institutional capacity of MPC, (2) to formulate priority strategies for strengthening institutional capacity of MPC, and (3) to construct models of institutional capacity strengthening of MPC. The main data used...

Processing & preservation of mackerel by different antimicrobial coating and physico-chemical attributes of preserved mackerel
Patel Monika and Mishra Sunita

Mackerel as food: is an important food fish that is consumed worldwide. As an oily fish, it is a rich source of omega-3 fatty acids. This study was carried out to investigate the potential of various antimicrobial coating including coating of lemon peel oil, olive oil, mustard oil on Physico-chemical attributes of Mackerel. The effectiveness of antimicrobial coating were tested with two parameters such as, pH value, total suspended solid (TSS), at the interval of 0 days, 5 days, 15 days, 25...

Preliminary results of atmospheric aerosols measurements over chad rainfall impact on particles quantitative study
Njipouakouyou Samuel

This paper studies the vertical distribution of atmospheric aerosols by concentrations and mid-volume diameters over three localities in a band of land situated likely inthe middle of Chad, namely N’djaména in the western, Abéché in the centre and Amdjarass in the eastern parts of the country. The measurements were made in the program OPEN with the use of aircraft and appropriate instruments presented in the text. This experiment took place from 2011 to 2012. It precised our knowledge on the...

Toxicity of cadmium on the oxygen consumption and gill histology estuarine clam meretrix casta
Senthamilselvi, P., Sukumaran, M. and Muthukumaravel, K.

The toxic effect of the heavy metal cadmium on the oxygen consumption and histology of gill clam Meretrix casta was studied. The clam were exposed for 10, 20 and 30 days in 10% sub lethal concentration of 96 hr LC50 of cadmium (1.25 mg/l). Cadmium significantly decreased the oxygen consumption rate. The oxygen consumption rate decreases exponentially with increase in exposure periods. Appreciable changes were noticed in the gills of mussels within 7 days of 10% sub lethal exposure. Sloughing...

Clinical evaluation of terminalia arjuna on wound healing in caprine
Acharya, P. R., Aher, V. D., Gangane, G. R. and Rajurkar, S. R.

The study was undertaken on the clinical cases of wounds in caprine presented at Teaching Veterinary Clinical Complex, Parbhani and area around the vicinity of Parbhani city. A total of 12 clinical cases of lacerated wounds in caprine were studied for the evaluation of 5% ointment of Terminalia arjuna compared with 5% povidone ointment. These clinical cases were divided in to two groups comprised of six cases in each group, irrespective of the type of wound, location, age, sex, breed and...

Recruitment policy and civil servant evaluation in autonomy era
Meiske Tumbel and Mohmmad Abdullah Dar

Objective: The aim of this study is to evaluate on recruitment and selection policy Government employees Era Autonomous Region in North Minahasa regency.
Method: The method used in this study with a qualitative model of CIPP (Context, Input, Process, Product) of Stufflebeam. The informans in this study were 10 people consisting of the Head of the Agency, the Heads of sections, temporary employee at BKD environment, on education in accordance with the formation of the head of department...

Prevalence of gastrointestinal parasitism in osmanabadi goats
Chavhan P.H., Dr. G.R. Gangane, Dr. B.W. Naraladkar, Dr. S.D. Moregaonkarand Dr. J.Y. Waghaye

The necroscopic study was carried out to know the prevalence of gastrointestinal parasites in 235 Osmanabadi goats in Parbhani (Maharashtra, India) during February, 2017 to July, 2017. The overall prevalence was 71.06% (167/235). The season wise prevalence was 84.35% and 48.86% during monsoon and summer seasons respectively. The age wise prevalence was 73.07% in kid, 72.82% in young, and 66.15% in adult goats. The sex wise prevalence noted 77.32% (133/172) in female and in male 53.96% (34/63...

Investigating a fitting function for the distribution of aerosols by diameter between 0.1 –3.0μm in n’djaména – chad
Njipouakouyou Samuel

On the base of the data set from the measurements during round-trip flights executed in the period from 2014 to 2015over N’djaménaand after its numerical treatment by the least square method, we have established that the distribution of aerosols by diameter can be best fitted by a negative power function for atmospheric layers below height 4000 m above the earth surface; the particles which are very active in atmospheric processes such as cloud and precipitations formation are smaller ones...

Effectiveness of educational intervention programme regarding practices on birth preparedness among primigravida women
Supriya Chinchpure, Dr. Alka Deshpande, Dr. Prabha Dasila and Dr. Sripriya Gopalkrishnan

Introduction: Birth preparedness is a key component of globally accepted safe motherhood programmes & is widely promoted. Birth preparedness helps ensure that women can reach professional delivery care when, Labour begins. Each year, worldwide, approximately 8 million women suffer from pregnancy-related complications more than half a million women die from these complications. Maternal mortality refers to deaths due to complications from pregnancy or childbirth. (Chinmaya Kumar Mohapatra...

Preparation and evaluation of anti-dandruff hair gels
Pingili Mamatha, Vanga Sridhar and Sriramula Harikishan Prasad

Dandruff is a shedding of dead skin cells from the scalp and is suffered by almost 50% of the population and causes significant discomfort. The severity can range from mild scaling to dry skin to severe scaling. Malassezia furfur is considered to be the cause of dandruff. Dandruff may also be caused by changes in humidity, trauma, seasonal changes or emotional stress. Dandruff is commonly treated using shampoos or lotions containing imidazoles, selenium sulphide, and coal tar, ketoconazole,...

Unselfing the self: establishing alterity, transcending power and restructuring existence in political poetry of Christopher Soto/ Aka Loma
Julie Dominic, A.

The Lineage of Transgender studies has reached its culmination during the present era. Encompassing the living and the non living under a single roof with the understanding of the fifth world, has resulted in the realisation of the queer community as an inexorable task. This approach analyses the importance of the alternative sexual orientation and Gender identity. Transcending the huddles created as a result of colonialism in the cultural scenario with regard to the approach towards the...

Hydrobiology aspects related on phytoplankton diversity of uppanar River, Cuddalore Coast (Southeast Coast of India)
Gandhiyappan, K.

The present study was carried out in the Uppanar River (Cuddalore Coast) from September 2015 to August 2016. The samples were collected during morning hours and were analysed monthly for physical, chemical and biological parameters. The various physico-chemical parameters like Water temperature, pH, Dissolved Oxygen, inorganic nitrate, inorganic nitrite, inorganic phosphate, and reactive silicate were analyzed. Results have shown an increased concentration in physico-chemical parameters is...

A review: important role of microorganisms in dealing environment problem
Seema Meena and Prahlad Dube

Microbial diversity is an important component of the overall global biological diversity. Recent technological advances in exploring microbial diversity have revealed that a large proportion of microorganisms are still undiscovered and their ecological roles are largely unknown. Careful selection of microbes and intelligent design of test assays are the key steps in developing new technologies for effective utilization of microorganisms for sustainable agriculture environmental protection,...

Amyand hernia: Case report and review of the literature
Pazooki, D., Nakhaei, R., Lundgren, J., Granhed, H., Zeratiyan, S., Hosseini, M., Haghighikian, M., Mousavie, S. H., Negahi, A.R., Majdsepas, H., Hosseini Sh, K., Ghaed, M.A. and Akyürek, L.M.

The presence of an appendix in a hernias sac (Amyand’s hernia) is a rare entity and the incidence of having an appendix in the hernias sac is less than 1%. Usually, the appendix has been shown to be a part of a sliding hernia and it may be adherent to the sac, most commonly to the mesoappendix rather than the appendix itself and it makes up all or some part of the postero-medial wall of a hernias sac. The clinical presentation varies, depending on the extent of inflammation in the hernia sac...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Personality traits as predictor of work engagement among nurses
Zainab Hamid and Shawkat Ahmad Shah

The need for healthcare workers in hospitals is increasing worldwide, and since nurses represent the greatest proportion of health workers, it is important that nurses should be highly engaged in their jobs. The present study entitled "Personality traits as predictor of Work engagement among Nurses", was aimed to understand the relation of personality traits (openness, conscientiousness, extraversion, agreeableness and emotional stability) with work engagement among nurses. Also the main...

Effect of environmental factors on growth and development of medicinal plants – a review
Santaiah, N. and Kamakshamma, J.

With the emergence of human civilization, plants have been the main source to cure, heal and alleviate various diseases. Medicinal plants belong to a big plant group with a great interest due to its pharmaceutical, cosmetic and nutritional values. The effect of environmental factors on medicinal plants is particularly significant due to their value with traditional system of medicine. There are evidences that environmental change is causing noticeable effect on the medicinal plants. So, an...

Diversity of protease producing bacillus sp. isolated from soil samples of butcher’s shop
Muthukrishnan, N. and Raghunathan, R.

The paper presents experimental One of such enzymes that are widely distributed in biological systems proteolytic enzymes that are capable of corrupting proteins and other derivative Proteolytic enzymes like protease are very important in digestion as they breakdown the peptide bonds in the protein foods to liberate the amino acids needed by the body. In the present study diversity of protease producing Bacillus sp. isolated from soil samples of butcher’s shop were enumerated. Totally 30...

Impact and influence of transformational leadership on construction safety culture
Ramprasad, K. Samarth and Prabhat Kumar

The success and sustainability of the safety management system in a construction organization is entirely dependent on the leadership. The leader makes or breaks the organization. There is a strong need to establish, develop, assess, sustain and improve the effectiveness of the leadership and safety management system in a construction organization. The various styles of leadership available in literature for different organizations like manufacturing, services, information technology and...

Lowering the latex ph of hevea brasiliensis with acid to reduce its coagulation time: a method of preventing yield losses due to rain
Nkodo Fidèle and Biolo Mboulana Balthazar Fernand

Frequent heavy rains are a major hindrance for rubber harvests in the coastal zone of Cameroon, due to the pouring of latex out of cups as a result of water overflow. Lowering the pH of latex with acid to accelerate its clotting could be a solution. A factorial experiment in vitro was conducted to assess the pH and the corresponding coagulation times of different treatments obtained from three volumes of latex (40, 80 and 120 ml), four rubber clones (GT1, PB217, PR107 and RRIC100), and seven...

Determinants of the stock returns for selected industrial companies listed in the Jordanian amman stock exchange
Tawfiq Taleb Tawfiq

The paper’s problem lies in seeking to identify the determinants governing stock returns in the industrial sectors, specifically in the food and drinks companies in Amman Stock Exchange. The paper aims to discuss the impact of inflation on the stock returns; gross domestic product on the stock returns; and government expenditure on the stock returns of selected food and drinks companies listed in Amman Stock Exchange from 2007 to 2016. The paper found that there isn’t any statistically...

Design, fabrication and performance evaluation of solar parabolic trough collector
Earnest Vinay Prakash and Dr. Rai, A.K.

In this paper an attempt has been made to design and fabricateand evaluate the performance of parabolic trough collector to produce hot water. In the design of PTC it was considered the parabolic aperture of 2.007m x1.0622m made up of acrylic mirror sheet as a reflector material and Galvanised iron pipe was used for receiver material. The results of the evaluation to determine the thermal performance of the parabolic trough collector have a maximum outlet temperature of 55oC and the...

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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