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Training Programme by Sambodhi

Training Programme by Sambodhi

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Sambodhi - an initiative catering to research and allied service needs of the social sector for design and development of state-of-art knowledge ware products and provision of knowledge-based services is organising a training programme for trainers! Programme title: Basic & Advanced Data Analysis using SPSS Duration: 4 days, From 27th to 30th November 2007 Venue: New Delhi The training is aimed at informing and capacitating practitioners and researchers to the use of SPSS for informed decision-making. This is the sixth offering of this module. Sambodhi's previous programmes in this series have been subscribed by personnel from leading development organizations and projects including Action Aid, APMAS, BBC WST, CARE India, CRY, EHA, IFAD, MPRLP, Naandi Foundation, Oxfam GB, SKS Mic

Aar Ess Technologies requires researchers

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Applications are invited for various positions for undertaking field surveys and preparation of reports on Environmental Impact Assessment of Hydro-Electric projects in different areas of Arunachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh by AAR ESS Technologies (also known as R.S. Technologies) - a rapidly growing company in the field of providing environmental solutions.  The positions are: Research Officers, Research Fellows and Research/ Field Assistants with Botany/Zoology/Ecology/Geography/Sociology/Computers background both at junior as well as senior level. Experience in EIA of hydroelectric projects, GIS & Remote Sensing and relevant field experience in Himalayan region and writing ability is desirable. The renumeration would commensurate with relevant experience in the des
“The Himalayan Musk Deer”, IWC’s Monthly Online Chat

“The Himalayan Musk Deer”, IWC’s Monthly Online Chat

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Chat on 18th November 2007 Log in to IndianWildlifeclub.com for an online chat on "The Himalayan Musk Deer" between 7.30 PM (IST) and 8.30 PM (IST) on 18th November 2007. The chat will be moderated by Dr. S. Sathyakumar, who is a Reader at Wildlife Institute of India (WII), DehraDun. Click Here to reach the chat room on the said day and time, after registering as a member. You can also click HERE to see transcripts of the earlier chat sessions. Previously on DelhiGreens: "Urban Wildlife", IWC's Monthly Online Chat
Dhanak Din Nehru Bal Mela

Dhanak Din Nehru Bal Mela

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DHANAK DIN: NEHRU BAL MELA Children and Youth Festival 16th and 17th November 2007 9.00 AM to 5.30 PM TEEN MURTI BHAWAN The rainbow, as a natural phenomenon, social, cultural symbol and metaphor signifying the richness and beauty of diversity and wholeness - inspires A wide range of colourful learning oriented fun activities are planned for children between the ages 5 - 18 years. Woven around the themes of peace, nature and creativity - the mela seeks to be inclusive, earth nurturing, peaceful and celebrate diversity. Children’s Day and Week - Pundit Nehru and his fondness for children - Teen Murti Bhawan - Nehru Memorial Museum and Library – the connections are obvious! The Mela is organized with an aim to revive Teen Murti as a space accessible to children and contributing to thei
Snail(s) in the City!

Snail(s) in the City!

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One has to walk very carefully in the Kamla Nehru (North Delhi) Ridge lately as at every third step you may hear a crunch sound under your feet. This part of the ridge is full of apple snails that can be found feeding on the plants, sticking to branches or just hiding in the taller grass. Apparenlty, it is the good groundwater status of the ridge here that these snails have made it their habitat. Also see:           Previously on DelhiGreens: Snail in the City!
The Monkey Menace Turns Fatal in Delhi

The Monkey Menace Turns Fatal in Delhi

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The monkeys in Delhi have been a nuisance for many. But never before did this lead to an incident as shocking as leading to a loss of human life. Delhi’s Deputy Mayor, Late S.S. Bajwa, who died after falling from the terrace while trying to stave off an attack by the monkeys became the unfortunate victim. Monkeys had been a problem in the area for long but none could have imagined that an incident of this magnitude could occur. Despite citizens continuously complaining about monkeys making trouble in different parts of the city, the Municipal authorities have not been able to do enough. Trouble is, such incomplete attempts (where a few monkeys are captured in cages and located further south of Delhi) only makes the remaining monkey population irritated and more aggressive. If adequat
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