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HIV: An NGO by the infected for the infected
Discrimination in the healthcare system still exists though some changes are happening for the good


Prevalence of diabetes greater in heart patients

Ocean warming threatens Antarctic wildlife
Less ice would form on warmer seas in winter, which in turn would increase the warming
Speaking Of Science

Body or mind: use it or lose it
THE DEMOGRAPHIC transition happening in India is striking. Fifteen years ago, of the 820 million people in the country, about 8.5 per cent (or 70 million people) were over 60 years of age. Today, the proportion of these geriatrics has increased ...

Agriculture

FARMER'S NOTEBOOK
Vegetable mustard that is ideal for export
The leaves have good cooking quality and taste similar to palak
Managing red palm weevil in coconut
RED PALM weevil (Rhynchophorus ferrugineus) is a major pest of coconut plantations in India. Once the palm is attacked it succumbs to the infestation in 6 to 8 months if timely control measures are not adopted. The infestation is more ...
FARM QUERIES
Mango flowering
You may mix 10 gms of potassium nitrate diluted in one litre of water and spray evenly over the leaves. Potassium nitrate induces the tree to produce more ...
FARM QUERIES
Ideal manure
Is the use of poultry waste from my poultry unit as manure for my potted plants effective? P. Thambiah
Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu Poultry wastes are ideal manures for household plants. But care must be taken to see that the sawdust ...

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