AIDS Stats From Hilly State Of Uttaranchal
Health Minister of Uttaranchal Tilakraj Behad has revealed for the first time the AID statistics from the newly formed state.// There were 48 AIDS patients and 343 HIV positive cases in the state.
Uttaranchal is a state whose economy thrives on tourism as it is in the lower Himalayan area with ...
Safety Alert for Buyers of Used Commercial Zero Turn Mowers
...for safe operation of a ZRT mower:
1. Get a ROPS installed if you don't already have one.
2. Be careful on hills. hilly
terrain can cause you to lose traction. Don't tackle slopes greater than 15 degrees and keep movements deliberate and steady.
Westchester Cycle Club Awards Consumers Union Staffer Karin Weisburgh Commuter of the Year
... . Third place went to Kevan Full, who
rides from Chappaqua to Stamford on a winding 23-mile journey through Mount
Kisco, Armonk and Greenwich. It's a hilly
ride that keeps him in tip-top
Five cycling commuters won honorable mention. They were: Lauren Press,
who rides from Manhattan's Upper West S...
Human Trafficking Booming in Eastern Europe, but Governments Dont Seem to Care
... the invidious distinction of being Europes top exporter of sex slaves.
The Republic of Moldova (formerly Moldavia) is a landlocked country of hilly
plains lying west of the Carpathian Mountains between the Prut and Dniester (Dnestr) Rivers.The country is sandwiched between Romania and Ukraine. Ch...
HIV Carriers Join Hands to Fight for their Rights
... Terminally ill AIDS patients and HIV carriers in this hilly
district, long treated as outcasts, have teamed up to fight the odds and the disease.//
Their organisation - Himachal Pradesh Voluntary HIV Posit...
India's Northeast Students to Get Satellite-based Education Soon
... be subsequently introduced in private schools.
"Educational programmes through satellite would reach some of the most interior and inaccessible hilly
areas of Tripura, Mizoram and Nagaland through video-conferencing," said K.C. Bhattacharya, director of the Northeastern Space Application Centre (NES...
50 Die Of Malaria In Tripura
... At least 50 people have died of malaria in the hilly
and interior areas of Tripura's Dhalai district in the past month, official sources said here today. //
Two helicopters were pressed into servic...
Soldier of Revenge
...who Sunday massacred 22 innocent people, his father and two brothers included.
The killings took place in Kulhan village, in Jammu and Kashmir's hilly
district of Doda, when its inhabitants were sleeping or preparing to hit the bed. Gunmen dressed as security personnel came knocking just before 11 p....
Policemen face trouble fighting malaria
"We are sending a medical team to the area to examine their health," a senior district health official said.
Leftist extremists dominate large hilly
and forested areas at the Orissa-Andhra Pradesh. They have expanded their base to western Orissa's Sambalpur, about 317 km from here, in the past two ...
US-Mexico border wall could threaten wildlife species
...rizona population," Flesch pointed out.
The security wall could have a bigger impact on the movement of bighorn sheep, which range widely among the hilly
terrain. The scientists' study estimated that at least nine populations of sheep in northwestern Sonora, Mexico, are linked genetically with animals i...
Web-based program designs more efficient farm terrace layouts
... COLUMBIA, Mo. From the time of the Babylonians to the Incas, terracing has been used to prevent water from eroding steep and hilly
croplands. Designing terrace layouts can be time consuming and labor intensive. Now, University of Missouri researchers are developing a Web-based pro...
New giant clam species offers window into human past
... University of Jordan, discovered the new species while attempting to develop a breeding program for another prized giant clam species. Study coauthor hilly
Roa-Quiaoit of Xavier University in the Philippines, known as the "mother of clams," recognized the new species, which can measure up to a foot long a...
Surviving the revolution, easier than withstanding human use and abuse
...kman Street on the Hudson River and the Harlem Ship Canal, (formerly Spuyten Duyvil) runs east to Payson and Seaman avenues and comprises 196 acres of hilly
forest and a small salt marsh. Native Americans lived in the nearby caves before European occupation. Under the Dutch, Jan Dyckman farmed this part of...
Let the cat keep chasing the mouse
...or the whole of the German Federal State Rhineland-Palatinate (Rheinland-Pfalz), home to approximately half of the entire German wildcat population. A hilly
landscape and many forests that make up almost half of the state shape this German Federal state with almost 20,000 square kilometres. The biologist N...
New findings on immune system in amphibians
...tokrzyskie Mountains probably evolved from a single refugium in which the newts survived the last Ice Age.
Alpine newts are primarily found in wooded hilly
and mountainous areas of Central Europe up to altitudes of 2500 metres. There are also subspecies in Spain, Italy and on the Balkan peninsula. For rep...