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E-ISSN : 2249 - 4642 | P-ISSN: 2454 - 4671

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Past Issue : Volume: 7 Issue: 3 2017

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 Page no: 001-017

ARMED FORCES SPECIAL POWERS ACT – PET SCAPEGOAT?

Amitabh Hoskote, Vishakha A Hoskote

The Armed Forces Special Powers Act continues to be used by the Indian government in insurgency ridden areas, gaining wide traction in the debate on conflict and its resolution. C...

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 Page no: 018-031

FINANCIAL EMPOWERMENT OF WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS – A BRIEF STUDY WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO DIBRUGARH DISTRICT, ASSAM

ANKITA BARUAH, AJANTA BORGOHAIN RAJKONWAR

Women owned businesses are highly increasing in the economies of almost all countries. The hidden entrepreneurial potentials of women have gradually been changing with time to th...

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 Page no: 032-040

SOCIAL SECURITY PROVISIONS FOR INDIA’S INFORMAL ECONOMY

PUJA PAL

India has performed reasonably well since 1980 in terms of economic growth but still large proportions of the Informal workers are outside the realm of social security provisions....

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 Page no: 041-046

DETERMINANTS OF INVESTMENT FUNCTION IN INDIA

AMIT KUMAR

Investment is one of the most important macroeconomic variables for economic growth in any economy. High rate of investment is one of the factors responsible for the good economic...

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 Page no: 047-056

DISABLED IDENTITIES AND SOCIAL NETWORKING SITES: A SOCIOLOGICAL STUDY

Debarati Chakraborty

The paper tries to investigate the role of Social Networking Sites (SNS) in the lives of disabled youths and how they negotiate their identities on social networking platforms. Th...

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 Page no: 057-068

E-COMMERCE ON LOGISTICS SERVICE PROVIDERS – A STUDY ON EFFECTS

Dr. D. Rajasekar, R. K. Siranjeevi Raman

The emerging new technologies are creating strategic opportunities for the organizations to build competitive advantages in various functional areas of management including logist...

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 Page no: 069-076

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS THEORYAND POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY: ENGAGING WITH HANNAH ARENDT AND LEO STRAUSS

Ananya Sharma

International Relations theory has benefitted greatly from growing interaction with political theory and philosophy over the last twenty years1 . The works of Foucault, Derrida, ...

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 Page no: 077-107

INFORMATION LITERACY: PROPOSED MODULES IN LIBRARY SERVICES OF RIZAL TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY

Angelina P. Resurreccion, Eunice Bernadette C. Sison, Evelyn Dagami

Librarians are no longer regarded as keepers of information but as teachers of information. The role of the librarian should be as an educator, information analyst, producer of re...

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 Page no: 108-124

ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF THE EFFECTS OF DROUGHT ON MILLET PRODUCTION IN THE DRY LANDS OF KANO STATE

Yahaya Adamu Ibrahim

This study examines the relationship between drought and millet yield in the dry land areas of Kano state. The input-output relationship of millet production and farmers coping st...

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 Page no: 125-133

LIFELONG LEARNING AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Jagjit Kaur

The present article is about the importance of lifelong learning for professional development. Lifelong learning has its own identity in national and international societies. Basi...

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 Page no: 134-154

THE RESPONDENTS’ KNOWLEDGE LEVELS ON MALARIA AND MALARIA CONTROL IN SAMFYA DISTRICT, ZAMBIA.

Cecilia K Muchepa Muzyamba

Collins (2009:430), [1], defined knowledge as “the facts or experiences known by a person or a group of people” [1]. These were acquired, and in most cases benefitted the chil...

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 Page no: 155-173

THE DISCURSIVE CONSTRUCTION OF POLITICAL IDENTITIES ON FACEBOOK AND ITS DEMOCRATIZATION POTENTIAL IN ETHIOPIA

Zelalem Tesfaye Worku

This study was conducted to examine, the discursive construction of political identity on Facebook and its democratization potential in Ethiopia. The study, has analyzed the Faceb...

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 Page no: 174-179

MICROSAVINGS: A SUBSTITUTE OR A COMPLIMENT TO MICROCREDIT IN THE FIGHT AGAINST CHRONIC POVERTY IN NIGERIA

Shuaibu Shehu Kura, Kuperan K. Viswanathan, Suhaimi Ishak

Microsavings practices are as old as human history: informal savings opportunities such as ‘Susu’ and rotating savings and credit associations (ROSCAS) have been in existence ...

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 Page no: 180-189

EXPLORING THE SIGNIFICANT DIFFERENCES AMONG THE FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE OF THE PUBLIC SECTOR TEXTILE UNITS IN MAHARASHTRA

Mohammed Pervej

Indian Textile Industry is one of the leading textile industries in the world. The economic liberalization of Indian economy in 1991 gave the much needed thrust to the Indian text...

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 Page no: 190-206

RURAL POOR AND DEPENDENCE ON SEASONAL COMMON PROPERTY RESOURCES (SCPRS)

Arunkumar R Kulkarni

The significance of Common Property Resources (CPRs) is getting increasingly recognized in the livelihood and well-being of the rural poor. The poor also enjoy certain informal ri...

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