India Grapples With First Bill to Stop Workplace Sex Harassment
India's government is grappling to come up with the first ever legislation aimed at stopping sexual harassment and provide minimum protection to women joining the workforce of its booming economy.
A draft law set to go before parliament when it resumes next month aims to put an end to ever...
Kashmir Grapples with Growing AIDS
Jammu and Kashmir has a new problem to contend with now - a sharp rise in HIV/AIDS cases. While officials claim there are 745 such cases in the insurgency-hit state, unofficial estimates peg the number at 25,000.//
In 1999, there were only two cases reported, writes Grassroots Features. The n...
North Carolina Should Increase Cigarette Tax by 50 Cents to Save Lives and Raise Revenue
...te's current tax of 35 cents is the fourth lowest in the country and the national average is $1.31 a pack.
While the North Carolina Legislature grapples
with a $4 billion budget deficit and potentially devastating cuts to state services, including many vital public health programs, other states are tur...
Market for Niche Blockbusters Promises an Attractive Future for Large Pharmaceutical Companies, Indicates Frost & Sullivan
... challenge for small biotechnology companies, resulting in their tilt towards merging with larger companies."
The European orphan diseases market grapples
with numerous challenges. Of these, the most serious are the lack of awareness, poor diagnosis and limited accessibility of orphan drugs.
25 Pesticides Banned in India, Others Face Partial Curbs
...d for use in the country but their manufacture is allowed for export, it has been revealed under the Right to Information (RTI) Act.
As India grapples
with this complex issue at the intersection of agricultural productivity and environmental safety, the government has also acknowledged that there are...
For Smokers Only: is Quitting = Cutting Down?? a 'grave' Issue
... New research is here, that grapples
with a familiar giant. Smokers around the world find it hard to kick an old habit. At times they try to buy time by assuming that, cutting// down on t...
Court Orders NHS To Reconsider Funding Lung Cancer Drug
...asize that the claimant may well find it impossible to challenge a refusal of further funding, even on a trial basis, if the decision is explained and grapples
with the relevant issues," he ruled.
Ms Gordon is suffering from lung cancer and her doctors have given the court assurances that the drug would...
'Brains R Us': Neuroscience and education town hall
...x million more in private schools, 18 million in college, plus all of their teachers. Education is a big business, but a struggling one. As the nation grapples
with issues facing its troubled educational system, can neuroscience provide insights and solutions"
On March 3, the Temporal Dynamics of Learning...
In western Wisconsin, the innovation economy is growing
By most measures, it is the fastest-growing county in Wisconsin - a fact that is both a matter of pride and of consternation as the community grapples
with the inevitable growing pains.
Skinning their knees
To be sure, the economic dynamism of the Twin Cities is the major factor. But the regi...