Monthly Archives: January 2012

Cold may last till March!

As several parts of India  experiencing a cold spell, here’s more: expect the rest of the winter to be colder than usual. Experts on global climate models say there’s a good chance that February and March too will see below normal … Continue reading

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2011 Ninth Warmest Year on Record

The global average surface temperature in 2011 was the ninth warmest since 1880, according to NASA .NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in New York, which monitors global surface temperatures on an ongoing basis, released an  analysis that shows … Continue reading

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Strengths of Generation Y

Gust Post by Helene Schmidt Finish this TV show lyric: “Heroes in a halfshell…” If you can without cheating, you’re probably a Millennial. There’s no hard and fast start date for Generation Y, or the Millennial Generation, but 1980 through … Continue reading

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Issues,Priorities and Challenges for Indian Agriculture:A Worldbank View

While agriculture’s share in India’s economy has progressively declined to 18% due to the high growth rates of the industrial and services sectors, the sector’s importance in India’s economic and social fabric goes well beyond this indicator. First, nearly three-quarters … Continue reading

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