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23 Oct 2005
Mining is carried out in India in different geological, topographical, and climatological settings. As a result, a variety of environmental management practices, suitable for individual mineral deposits and locations have been developed.
18 Oct 2005
Prof Setsuko Aoki, Dr Ken Jimbo and Prof. Naoyuki Agawa from Keio University, Japan
18 Oct 2005
High-resolution satellite images of the recent earthquake in Pakistan have been pulled from the websites of international agencies and relief organizations.
16 Oct 2005
A study was conducted in 96 females suffering from PMS. Behavioral symptoms appearing during PMS were noticed. It was found that there is a substantial link between PMS and behavior alterations. Depression, aggression, irritability etc.
16 Oct 2005
Young boys were allegedly kidnapped and kept under illegal custody for months together. After demoralization had set in due to prolonged confinement, surgery was done on their private parts and female hormones were given to the persons.
12 Oct 2005
Between 1996 to 2002 about 3.24 million Bangladeshis migrated for overseas employment who remitted 23.7 billion dollars during this period.
12 Oct 2005
Males preferred poisoning and hanging whereas females preferred self-immolation (burns) to end their own lives.
09 Oct 2005
Dr Rohan Gunaratna is the Head of Terrorism Research, Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies, Singapore, and the author of Inside Al Qaeda: Global Network of Terror (Columbia University Press, New York)
09 Oct 2005
Prof. Dr M.A. Miyan is the founder of South Asian Disaster Management Center (SADMC); Prof. Dr. Mohammed Nasimul Islam worked for the UN as a forensic pathologist; Prof. Masahiro Fukaya is a Professor in the Faculty of Policy Management
09 Oct 2005
The paper develops a criterion for choosing a financing system that takes into account factors like ease of use of the system, revenue generating ability, effects on service provision, and community participation in the socio-economic context of Pakistan.
05 Oct 2005
Islamic movements, Security in Asia-Pacific, Global Security, Space law and International Law, U.S.-Japan Relations
05 Oct 2005
This paper discusses the measures that were put in place before, during and after the peak period of bird flu outbreaks in East Asia in early 2004.
28 Sep 2005
Would-be suicide bombers are encouraged to carry out their plans because they tend to live in small groups with fervent political opinions, say the authors of a Correspondence in this week's Nature.
28 Sep 2005
SEforum 2005 triggered an environment for social agencies, youth and budding entrepreneurs to embark on socially motivated business projects.
28 Sep 2005
Poisoning is one of the major causes of morbidity and mortality in pediatric population. Majority of the patients were toddlers between the ages of 1 and 3.
25 Sep 2005
The work of MSSRF over a decade has generated innovative concept schools like Biovillage, Village Knowledge Centres, Virtual Academy, Village gene, seed, grain and food banks to address compelling issues of the poor and provide remedies.
25 Sep 2005
The theme of this year's conference is "Shadow Lines", which has to do with movement across borders, borders that may be understood in many different ways and in many different contexts.
25 Sep 2005
Farmers who own tube wells and enjoy unlimited access to groundwater, are not fully confronted with the opportunity cost of using water due to heavily subsidized electricity, and divert the water for growing crops that are economically inefficient.
21 Sep 2005
In the scenario of imminent energy crises fuelled by huge import bills and rising prices of petro-based products, biofuels seem to be options of the future.
21 Sep 2005
Older adults in Cambodia have survived decades of political and social volatility including civil war and genocide. This analysis looks at a basic measure of health among a population that until recently has been isolated from the rest of the world.
18 Sep 2005
A program providing reproductive health education and livelihoods skills training to adolescent girls in India, has shown that such interventions are acceptable to parents, feasible to implement, and exert some positive influence on the girls.
18 Sep 2005
The essay looks at the proliferation of bilateral and minilateral preferential trading agreements from the perspective of the developing countries. The changes may not necessarily be good for the developing countries.
14 Sep 2005
Population Council researchers recently completed studies in Pakistan and Nepal of attitudes and behaviors surrounding violence against women during pregnancy. These investigations were some of the first of their kind in South Asia.
14 Sep 2005
In the present times, the question for us in the global South is: “Do we have choices?” If we do, how can we best exercise them in the age of extremes ushered in by globalization, by globalized wars, and symbolized by the events of 9/11.
14 Sep 2005
5th Annual Conference of the South East Asian Association for Institutional Research (SEAAIR)
11 Sep 2005
Scarcity of food can be a potential source of conflicts and incidence of socio-economic and political instability. There is a close nexus among food insecurity, poverty and disease.
07 Sep 2005
This paper examines the post 9/11 US-led global war on terror and its unaccounted impacts on ordinary people’s lives, especially women’s, in the tribal areas of Pakistan.
07 Sep 2005
The cyclone which struck Bangladesh on the night of 29-30, April, 1991 was particularly severe causing widespread damage, killing 138,882 people.Total loss has been estimated at US$2.07 billion dollars for all sectors.
07 Sep 2005
The Sasagawa Project is the first systematized deinstitutionalization project in Japan that aims to make the transition from hospital to residential living while ensuring both the quality and continuity of care for the patients.
24 Aug 2005
The first volume examines issues of the natural environment and its impact upon human life. The second volume addresses trade and sustainable development, globalization and the WTO in the context of people’s livelihoods, and governance issues.

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