Packed with new, fresh photography and essential advice, tips and suggestions, this guides you through every stage of your pregnancy and beyond, up to the first three years of your baby's life. Clear, step-by-step photographs illustrate everything from postnatal checks to breastfeeding and nappy-changing.
Plus, this will provide you with everything you need to recognize and treat common childhood illnesses and ailments.This is a classic must-have babycare manual(less)
Mahatma Gandhi and the sources of Dharma in Hinduism. 2.
Mahatma Gandhi and untouchability. 3.
Mahatma Gandhi and the caste system. 4.
Mahatma Gandhi and the Asrama system. 5.
Mahatma Gandhi and the Ramayana. 6.
Mahatma Gandhi and the Bhagavad-Gita. 7.
Mahatma Gandhi and Sadharana Dharma. Conclusion.
Bibliography. Term Index.
Author Index. Name Index.
Subject Index. "Gandhi's struggle for the Indian independence will ever remain in the mind of all generations but no less significant was his fight for social equality of the untouchables.
He himself had suffered its pain as he was excommunicated by his caste on his return from England. For Gandhi, untouchability was that vicious aspect of Hinduism that must be eradicated.
He had his own interpretation of Hinduism and called himself a "Sanatani Hindu" who believed in the equality of all castes and religions. An attempt has been made in this book to interpret Gandhi's "Hinduism" in terms(less)
As areas of specific concern for India, Ray lists population growth, the quality and stock of human resources, access to energy resources, and agrarian reform. But beyond these more immediate concerns his study is concerned with fundamental questions of good governance in India(less)
Executive summary. 1.
The global challenge of education for all. 2.
The global scorecard: progress since Jomtien. 3.
What will it take to achieve universal primary completion by 2015? 4. Costing the MDG of universal primary completion.
5. Implications for countries and donors.
Bibliography. Technical annexes.
"One hundred and eighty-nine countries have committed themselves to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) aimed at eradicating extreme poverty and improving the welfare of people by the year 2015. Few global goals have been as consistently and deeply supported as the second MDG, which states that by 2015, "Children everywhere, boys and girls alike, will be able to complete a full course of primary schooling.
" Achievement of this goal is crucial, as education is one of the most powerful instruments known for reducing poverty and inequality and for laying the foundation for sustained economic growth, effective institutions, and sound governance. Achieving Universal Primary Education by 2015(less)
Take A Visual Journey Through India S Diverse Landscapes, From Some Of The World S Highest Mountains To Lush Jungle. Follow India S History From The First Flourishing Of The Indus Valley Civilization To The Present Day.
Find Out What Life Is Like Today Through Photographic Interviews With People From All Walks Of Life. Explore India S Great Culture From Its Religious Traditions To Its Arts, Literature And Unique Heritage.
Plus, Enjoy Photographic Tours Of Its Architecture From Forts And Palaces To Temples And Mosques(less)
That voice changed her life completely and also the lives of everyone she touched(less)
Through a particular case the narration sings the melody of several unsung words of misery of countless Indian women, who have either passed away or still continue to dwell in misfortune. Even in the midst of affluence they stand as the most helpless lot.
The story unfolds some of the basic causes of their vulnerability and implicitly highlights the means and ways to their empowerment. That it is better to be exploited in the labour market than at home is reflected in the analysis.
The text carries out a psychological analysis of the characters and tries to capture the dilemmas, conflicts, disturbances and the struggle of the human mind to retain peace. It ends with a note of optimism as(less)
And yet there is still much more to see of India. In its turbulent history, the country - nearly a continent in itself - has seen mighty kingdoms rise and fall.
World-famous monasteries and enormous stupas came into existence during the reign of Buddhist monarchs; Hindu Kings built temples with extravagant ornamental works dedicated to their numerous gods; Islamic conquerors, the Mogul emperors, for example, erected magnificent mosques as well as burial monuments. It is beyond doubt that the Indian subcontinent is immensely rich in sites of historical and cultural relevance.
This 'old India'has retained its momentum till this day and Hinduism, especially, still exercises great influence on the country's society and culture. The traditions(less)
Ancient India was made up of a myriad of kingdoms with constantly changing boundaries.Culture and religions have flourished over the millennia, and foreign influence has ebbed and flowed.
From the mountainous Afghan frontier to the jungles of Burma - it was famously under foreign rule from the early 1800s until the demise of the British Raj in 1947. With its many languages, cultures and religions, India is highly diverse.
This is also reflected in its federal political system, whereby power is shared between the central government and 28 states(less)
The variety adds colour and vibrancy to the land and its people, and offers a kaleidoscopic panorama of images for the traveller to savour. The mountains in the north, the vast plains and plateaus of central India, the desert land in the west and the long coastline along the peninsula have been the cradle of ancient civilisations and have influenced the course of India's history, making the land fascinating to explore.
The book attempts to capture some of the diverse images and present to the traveller the exotica that is India(less)
Meghnad Desai draws on a wealth of sources to illuminate India's journey to the twenty-first century. Whether it is an examination of British(less)
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It spanned more than 23,000 kilometres and 117 constituencies--about one-third of all Lok Sabha constituencies. Fifty-six reporters and photographers were sent out on selected routes to explore different themes and convey the concerns that occupy them(less)
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