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MBBS Aspirants Get 90 Days To Submit Caste Validity Certificate

The Bombay High Court today held that medical colleges should give provisional admissions in reserved quotas if candidate has not got caste validity certificate despite applying for the same. // A candidate, in such case, must submit the certificate within 90 days of the admission, the court ...

Skewed Sex Ratio! No Problem, We Will Buy Tribes - Says Patel Community In Gujarat

... a system which says 'I will marry your sister if you marry mine' and inter caste marriages between the two sub caste prevailing in Patel community, Leva and Kadva. Earlier Leva Patel community...

Disabilities Related Conference to be Inaugurated

...tation of the policy. Educational Schemes for the Other Backward Classes like Pre and Post Matric Scholarships will be reviewed . For the Scheduled caste Development, the focus will be on educational schemes for the Scheduled Castes like – Pre and Post Matric scholarships, hostels for Scheduled Castes b...

AIIMS Goes to Polls Amid Reservation Issues

... said a senior professor at AIIMS. Meanwhile, some Dalit students have written to AIIMS Director P. Venugopal complaining of harassment by upper caste students in the institute. Source-IANS...

Medicos Suspends Anti-quota Stir

... The hundreds of resident doctors in Delhi who had gone on mass leave to protest caste based quotas Friday suspended their agitation //for the next three months with the reservation bill being referred to a parliamentary standing committ...

AIIMS Doctors yet to Get Pay; Pro-Quota Activists Attack UPA Govt

...d the anti-reservation agitators of creating a divide within the Institute. "Sections of the faculty, residents and students have forged an upper caste chauvinist alliance that has vitiated the whole atmosphere at AIIMS," it said. Source:PTI News...

Reserved category doctors seek President's intervention

...upon the President to exercise his moral authority and ask the government to stop vacillating on the issue of reservation which has only fuelled upper caste chauvinism. In a statement, the Forum alleged that doctors and students of reserved category were being discriminated against in the institute a...

Senior Researcher Harassed In AIIMS

... Ram doss, Union minister for Health and Family Welfare, Dr. Ajita Gill said that although the "vicious propaganda and chauvinistic attitude of upper caste dominated doctors in the AIIMS campus’’ was widely reported, a small group of progressive students and doctors held a silent protest within the campus...

Anti-quota Stir is a Creation of the Media: Ramadoss

...n,' he added. The government was going to increase the number of seats in central institutions to offset the reservation plan's impact on upper caste students. 'The seats will be increased in a phased manner,' Ramadoss said. (Source: IANS News) ...

Supreme Court Verdict Gives Hope to Striking Medicos

...d for its implementation. Taking serious note of the concern raised during the hearing that adoption of such a policy would divide the country on caste basis, the court sought response from government as to what would be the basis for identifying OBCs. "These questions have serious social and pol...
Caste in Biological News

Genes and nutrition influence caste in unusual species of harvester ant

Researchers trying to determine whether nature or nurture determines an ant's status in the colony have found a surprising answer. Both. Nature (that is, the ant's genetic makeup) and nurture (what it eats, for example) play a role in determining the fate of the Florida harvester ant, Pogono...

American Chemical Society Weekly PressPac -- April 1, 2009

...netic and behavioral shifts during these career transitions. The brains of nurse bees have higher levels of certain "royal jelly" proteins involved in caste determination. Experienced foragers, in contrast, over expressed proteins linked to energy production and other activities. "Our study demonstrate...

The heart disease mutation carried by 60 million

... deletion of 25 letters of genetic code from the heart protein gene MYBPC3, is virtually restricted to people from the Indian subcontinent. But there, caste and Tribe, Hindu, Muslim, Sikh, Christian and others are all united by this affliction. The mutation was discovered five years ago in two Indian f...

Fountain of Youth to be found in the anthill?

...ty. Queens in this species are structurally specialized, growing large and also long-lived. Finally, using ants from the genus Pheidole, whose soldier caste development can be artificially induced, allows the researchers to closely examine (and potentially manipulate) what genes are expressed or repressed,...

Caste in the colony

... of scientists at four universities has found that caste determination in the Florida harvester ant is much... bias the larva's developmental pathway. Even once caste is determined, nutritional, social (colony size), ...inois. Although genetic factors contribute to what caste an individual becomes, the environment of the larv...

Research uncovers the social dynamics of yellow jackets

...dismans research is to investigate how yellow jacket development leads to a caste system with queens, males and workers each with a different role in the co...the same developmental age express many genes in common regardless of their caste or gender. They also found that certain genes are turned on or off to creat...

University of Minnesota study refutes belief that black men have more aggressive prostate cancer

... times as likely to receive additional treatment after prostatectomy. Cancer does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, or caste system, like people do. Invasiveness of prostate cancer is not race-dependent. According to Sinha, what is needed is a comparison of the innate agg...

Old developmental pathways spawn revolutionary evolutionary changes

...erential provisioning of the larvae, prior to pupation, serves to promote a caste bias in which a higher level of nourishment results in primarily gyne-desti...nce One (PLoS One) in 2007, the researchers showed that a key regulator for caste fate was the ancestral protein kinase TOR (target of rapamycin), which had ...

Looking to a new era in bee research

...erse topics in honey bee biology, including neurobiology and the process of caste determination, which results in reproductive queens and largely sterile wor...nobiotic Defence Mechanisms, Bee Disease and Immunity, Brain and Behaviour, caste Development and Reproduction, Comparative and Evolutionary Analysis, Develo...
Caste in Biological Technology

Talent Mismanagement

... make do. Those at the top and in the high-potential pool dont want to dilute their elite status and thus have a vested interest in keeping the talent caste system in effect. Also by betting so much on so few, it makes it difficult for those doing the recruitment and selection of new hires to take any risk...

Are there more Enrons out there?

...ts to "game the system" and fudge numbers are common. Inequity Abounds - The spin from the top is meritocracy but the on-the-ground reality is a caste system. Those who "perform" best are seen as deserving of preferential treatment and the lion's share of rewards. After all they "add the most value"....

Can a talent market work inside organizations?

...p talent? Why should only certain classes of workers have greater levels of freedom to pursue jobs and careers than others? This simply reinforces the caste system that already exists in many large hierarchically structured organizations. Opportunities for job and development mobility should be determined ...
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