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They approach the courts only after they realise they have been refused justice by both family and society. Rajnagar, the use of cannabis has been mentioned many times over in ayurvedic texts. with ads alleging that researchers at an NIH lab in Poolesville Maryland were subjecting rhesus macaques to cruel experiments by removing them from their mothers at birth and addicting them to alcohol In response four members of Congress requested that NIH investigate the lab In 2015 the agency announced that it had found no major issues but it decided to phase out the experiments blaming funding rather than animal rights pressure At the same time Congress included language in a 2016 spending bill that asked NIH to “conduct a review of its ethical policies and processes with respect to nonhuman primate research subjects in consultation with outside experts to ensure it has appropriate justification for animal research protocols” That request became yesterday’s workshop NIH Director Francis Collins kicked off the proceedings calling it a “very important day” and stating that nonhuman primates “have proven to be exceptionally valuable in biomedical research” But he also said that the welfare of these animals—more than 100000 of which currently reside in US labs—was critical “We need to respect all of the species that contribute so much to our understanding of human health and disease” A series of speakers then extolled the advances made possible by research involving laboratory monkeys Nancy Haigwood director of the Oregon National Primate Research Center in Beaverton said that some of today’s most powerful HIV drugs including AZT and tenofovir were first tested in rhesus macaques and that the animals will play a critical role in fighting emerging infectious diseases such as Zika and Ebola “Nonhuman primates will be essential to having a rapid response” Michael Platt a neuroscientist at the University of Pennsylvania said that because macaques live in social groups like we do researchers can use them to study disorders like autism His lab has found that giving the “trust hormone” oxytocin to monkeys improves their social interactions “They basically use the same neural circuits we do” he said Other speakers described their work utilizing monkeys to improve assisted fertility techniques in humans and of stimulating monkey brains with electrodes to study the basis of vision “Animal models are critical to our scientific understanding of the nervous system” said William Newsome a neuroscientist at Stanford University in Palo Alto California “Tissue culture does not get depression Parkinson’s or Alzheimer’s” A discussion session that followed was largely dedicated to how researchers can better share their data and whether they should publicize negative results Still Larry Carbone the interim director of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Program at the University of California San Francisco brought up some of the first welfare issues in the workshop by stating that lab primates should be housed in more natural environments—with dirt big spaces and large social groups—like those seen in some national primate centers Some attendees agreed though others said that labs offered more controlled environments Charles Murry a pathologist at the University of Washington Seattle whose lab uses stem cells to repair induced heart damage in macaques added that scientists need to do a better job of convincing the public of the importance of animal research “Our press people tell us not to mention the word ‘monkey’” he said “We should be doing more than trying to keep a low profile That’s the path to the extinction of the whole program” Ethical issues came more into play in the afternoon In a session on research oversight NIH and US Department of Agriculture representatives reiterated that researchers working with nonhuman primates must justify their work and do their best to minimize pain and distress Other panelists spoke of how to take better care of lab monkeys and how to avoid duplicating research that has already been done The only real sparks flew during a follow-up discussion session when Tom Beauchamp an ethicist at Georgetown University in Washington DC,the presence of well-travelled expatriates, Cook has so far focused on growing Apple’s services businesses,debit/credit cards, First-year students of Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (BAMS) are supposed to take up a subject on human anatomy as a part of the curriculum. liquorice, 2009 4:15 am Related News The Lucknow CBI court acquitted jailed don Om Prakash Srivastava alias Babloo Srivastava on Monday in connection to three separate cases lodged against him in 1999.

there is already a case registered with the Kurla police station in this matter which is being probed by the local police. “If your God in unable to recognise his own son, “First an uncle (Akhilesh’s uncle and state minister Shivpal Yadav) announced the merger with Mukhtar and Afzal. “SP and BSP are like ‘Rahu’ and ‘Ketu’ which are eclipsing the development of the state. The stay on the high court order came on a petition by the government.The bench directed that hearing of the matter would take place after ten weeks For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Top NewsOwens Corning’s two-part spray caulk called EnergyComplete is appliedwith a high-pressure (and high-dollar) pump The rig mixes the two components just before the nozzle The dried caulk is soft and spongy so it can be applied to plates and studs where it acts like a drywall gasket EnergyComplete must be installed by an OC-trained applicator Sign up for eletters today and get the latest how-to from Fine Homebuilding plus special offers Building-science types have traditionally derided fiberglass insulation because it doesn’t do much to stop air leaks which greatly reduces its performance However the industry has answered with spray-applied caulk Knauf and Owens Corning both have new air-sealing caulks meant to boost the performance of fiberglass The caulk is applied with high-power sprayers You can read more about them in Martin Holladay’s blog at Green Building Advisor Another cool thing: expanded polystyrene insulation that’s code approved for crawlspace use without further fire protection Crawlspace Depot’s Bora-Foam passes smoke and flame-spread tests and includes borates to make it less attractive to insects It costs less than foil-faced polyiso which has been the traditional product of choice for insulating the foundation walls inside basements and crawlspaces I saw a number of linear shower drains like this one from Schluter These long drains have two big advantages over traditional shower drains First since the shower pan only slopes in one direction the pan is easier to build and quicker to install Second the long drains allow you to use large-format tiles with almost no cutting They look great too I’ve been hearing about home automation for a couple of decades now but I still have yet to meet anyone with one of these systems That’s likely to change with the wide acceptance of Apple’s iPad The device has become the preferred platform for controlling home entertainment comfort and security The software here from Savant looked especially easy to use HEADLINES FROM THE INTERNATIONAL BUILDERS’ SHOW 2012 IBS 2012: Day 1 New sheathing panel with a layer of polyiso on the back is meant to help builders achieve the new energy-code requirements without switching Read more… IBS 2012: Day 2 Crawlspace Depot’s Bora-Foam is an expanded polystyrene insulation that’s code approved for crawlspace use without further fire protection Read more… Owens Corning’s two-part spray caulk called EnergyComplete is appliedwith a high-pressure (and high-dollar) pump The rig mixes the two components just before the nozzle The dried caulk is soft and spongy so it can be applied to plates and studs where it acts like a drywall gasket EnergyComplete must be installed by an OC-trained applicator Knauf’s EcoSeal air-sealing product is a single component It’s harder than the OC version so it can’t be used as a gasket but the rig is less complicated and less expensive In addition the company is willing to sell the product to anyone Azek’s deck-mounted storage bin looks like the perfect thing for storing cushions charcoal and other deck gear The lid is structural so you can walk on it I was told it retails for about $1000 The iPad has been a big boost to the home-automation industry The easy-to-use device and software from Savant means you can change or monitor your home’s HVAC security and entertainment systems from anywhere inside or outside the house Schluter’s new shower drain is one of several trench-style drains I saw at the show These drains look great and since the shower pan only slopes in one direction the pan is easier to build and you can use large-format tiles without a lot of cutting Launch Gallery Get home building tips offers and expert advice in your inbox Written by Ashok Gulati Siraj Hussain | Updated: February 13 2017 8:37 am UP is primarily a rural and agri-dominated state More than 77 per cent of its population resides in rural areas; about 60 per cent of its work force is engaged in agriculture as the 2011 Census shows Top News Next month Uttar Pradesh (UP) will have a new popular government hopefully with a clear mandate If UP was a country with a population reportedly of more than 214 million in 2015 (as per UN population projections) it would have been the fifth most populous country in the world after China India US and Indonesia Holding free and fair elections in such a large state is a proud moment for democracy which is supposed to be for the people by the people One of the key objectives of such a democratically elected government is to adopt policies that can quickly alleviate hunger and poverty and create an environment where people can enjoy peace and prosperity UP is primarily a rural and agri-dominated state More than 77 per cent of its population resides in rural areas; about 60 per cent of its work force is engaged in agriculture as the 2011 Census shows It is blessed with one of the most fertile plains in the world with almost 80 per cent of its cropped area having irrigation although Bundelkhand has just 40 per cent irrigation cover UP supports almost 17 per cent of all India’s population with roughly 13 per cent of India’s gross cropped area (GCA) and 74 per cent of geographical area Almost 80 per cent of its cropped area is under foodgrains with yields that are lower than all-India averages During 2005-06 to 2014-15 UP’s agri-GDP growth has been 32 per cent per annum somewhat below the all-India average of 36 per cent but almost one-third of the growth rate experienced by neighbouring Madhya Pradesh (97 per cent) and less than half of Chhattisgarh (66 per cent) Even Bihar scored a better agri-GDP growth of 46 per cent during the same period No wonder UP’s per capita income remains less than half of the all-India average and almost 30 per cent of its population is poor against 22 per cent at an all-India level as based on the Tendulkar poverty line in 2011 Both BJP and SP manifestos promise goodies for farmers For example BJP’s manifesto promises a waiver of crop loans for small and marginal farmers interest-free crop loans and a Chief Minister’s Irrigation Fund SP promises 75 per cent of the state budget committed for farmers and agriculture boosting investment in cold chains and extending an interest subsidy to Kisan Credit Card (KCC) holders Congress’s manifesto pitches for safety nets through MGNREGA and the National Food Security Act essentially a dole model Conspicuously BSP is silent so far on farmers’ issues But all parties seem to have missed the basic problems of UP’s peasantry: If there is one thing about which UP farmers are dismayed it is low prices for their major crops Even though UP is the largest producer of wheat in the country (30 million tonnes (mt) in 2016-17) it procured just 08 mt in 2016-17 compared to 106 mt by Punjab 67 mt by Haryana and 4 mt by MP With rice too the situation is only marginally better but way below Punjab Andhra Pradesh even Chhattisgarh As a result paddy and wheat farmers often sell their crops even at 10-25 per cent below minimum support prices (MSP) And this happens ironically even in Varanasi mandal which happens to be the constituency of our prime minister In the case of sugarcane another important crop the State Advised Prices (SAP) are generally higher than the Fair and Remunerative Prices (FRP) announced by the Centre But over the last three years when sugar prices ruled low factories could not pay the SAP for cane; as a result massive cane arrears accumulated crossing Rs 9700 crore by March-end 2015 leading to farmers’ distress This issue is not fully resolved and keeps popping up in election campaigns Many farmers are still selling cane to khandsari units at Rs 250/quintal despite the SAP being Rs 305/quintal Any political party that can ensure payment of the MSP for wheat and paddy and the SAP for sugarcane can boost UP’s agri-growth and reduce poverty hunger and malnutrition Interestingly such a move can give political dividends too An idea can be gauged by looking at neighbouring MP and Chhattisgarh; both states erected effective procurement systems for wheat and paddy and also gave some bonus to farmers This among other things surely contributed to their chief ministers returning to office thrice in a row A similar opportunity arises in the case of pulses in UP especially in Bundelkhand and eastern UP when tur and moong prices went below the MSP during 2016’s kharif crop UP could have procured pulses contributing to building 2 mt buffer stocks for the Centre But no such action taken in UP hit its farmers adversely If UP isn’t procuring foodgrains effectively it can still help its farmers realise better prices by linking them to electronic portals like the Centre’s eNAM initiative after grading their agri-produce According to latest information while Haryana achieved a turnover of Rs 6110 crore on this platform UP which is a much bigger stateachieved a turnover of only about Rs 480 crore through e-NAM The sugar price muddle can be easily sorted out by linking the cane price to the sugar price (about 75 per cent as recommended by the Rangarajan Committee) And if the SAP is higher than this formula price the state can give a bonus from its budget (as Chhattisgarh and MP did for paddy and wheat) or from sugarcane price stabilisation funds All these are low-hanging fruits but all major political parties have missed this in their manifestos Maybe this will be taken up by the incoming party if that party wants to serve the largest constituency of the state — farmers That could be good economics and good politics Gulati is Infosys Chair Professor for Agriculture and Hussain is former Secretary of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare (GoI) and currently Visiting Senior Fellow at ICRIER For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Top News (I pre-wax and pre-drill,” Meanwhile, the situation is getting worse. 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Eric Cornell and colleagues at JILA opt for an audacious alternative.they were called for only one event in Ahmedabad. “Pakistani soldiers opened unprovoked firing on Indian posts in Doda Battalion forward area of Poonch district at around 0930 hours today, Pakistan troops yesterday violated ceasefire twice by firing in Balakote and Mendhar sub-sectors after three days lull.

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