IMPLICATIONS OF ABORTION: WOMEN’S EXPERIENCE FROM THE STUDY OF MARRIED WOMEN AT VIJAYPURA DISTRICT, KARNATAKA By Shaila Balaganur and Prof. R. Sunandamma

Abstract This article focuses on the implications of abortions, from the perspective of married women at Vijayapura district in Karnataka and the turmoil’s they undergo. It traces a brief survey of legal aspects of abortions, intended for improvement in women’s health and reduction in maternal and infant mortality. It highlights the removable gaps in the achievement of these objectives on the basis of women’s experiences on the ground. Obstacles for access in abortion care are identified in three domains ie; lack of awareness, influence of patriarchy in decision making and…

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PROMINENCE OF TOURISM IN HERITAGE DESTINATION: A STUDY ON HAMPI, AN ARCHAEOLOGICAL HERITAGE SITE By Sargam Chhotray

Abstract This paper attempts to investigate the prominence of Tourism & dimensions of its development from the past few decades in Karnataka. Heritage resources are the valuable assets for any state which tells about the glorious past & rich culture of a particular state.  Tourism can help in shaping our society. It can have advantages on rural as well as urban communities. There is a scope of tourism in Hampi. The government is also encouraging Private enterprises to promote tourism in Hampi. For developing tourism by utilizing the heritage resources…

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AN EVALUATIVE STUDY OF INDIAN MEDICAL TOURISM WITH OTHER ASIAN COUNTRIES By Dr. Binoy T.A. and Naveen Kumar T.G.

Abstract Medical tourism is an emerging trend in tourism received greater attention from the medical tourist. Medical tourism industry has witnessed a steady growth in the recent decades globally. As the number of health seeking population becomes more aware of wellness center and healthcare options and as quality healthcare rises as a priority in the minds of the majority ages, patients are bound to pursue cross border healthcare. A significant and increasingly upcoming segment of this multi-billion dollar medical and wellness tourism industry which has recorded remarkable growth in India…

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SOCIAL INTELLIGENCE IN RELATION TO FAMILY ENVIRONMENT OF M.Ed. STUDENTS By Davinder Sidhu and Dr. Anurag Sankhian

Abstract             The present study was conducted to study the correlation between family environment and social intelligence of the Master of Education course students. The sample comprised of 92 students of Master of Education course studying in Panjab University and affiliated colleges located at Chandigarh. The tools used for conducting the present study were; Social intelligence scale by Chadda & Ganesan (2009) and Family Environment scale by Bhatia & Chadda (1993). The findings revealed that that there exist a significant relationship between family environment and social intelligence of the students.…

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RURAL TOURISM: IMPACT, CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES IN KARNATAKA By Ravi Kumara B.M.

Abstract The most important purpose of tourism development is economic and social development of the tourism areas. Although a minor part of tourism includes rural tourism and plays an important role in economics of rural areas of Karnataka, but other advantages and even received harms through these activities in rural areas should not be neglected. As some benefits may be obtained from tourism development, its inappropriate development will bring about losses and negative effects. Nevertheless, the level of these effects would be changed proportionate to different factors such as importance…

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