ROBUSTNESS OF BALANCED INCOMPLETE BLOCK DESIGN WITH REPEATED BLOCKS AGAINST MISSING OF THREE NON-REPEATED BLOCKS By Pratima U. Srivastava

Abstract This paper deals with the problem of finding the robustness of of Balanced Incomplete Block  design with repeated blocks for the missing of three blocks involving all non-repeated blocks as well as distinct blocks. We have obtained A-efficiency for four different cases under the unavailability of three blocks. It is observed that BIB design with repeated blocks is fairly robust against the unavailability of three non-repeated blocks which are distinct. Finally it is also concluded after investigation that as the number of common treatment increases among the missing blocks…

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PARENTS WITH SOCIAL VARIABLES By A.Thomas William

Abstract Sexual integrity promotes healthy sexual life and absence lead to risky sexual life and HIV/AIDS. Media, peer and other sources – often provide wrong guidance to adolescents. The infected and affected HIV adolescents are at peak of risk. Empirical research with descriptive design using interview schedule revealed that higher proportion of respondents had only moderate sexual integrity. Significant mean difference found between the level of sexual integrity with occupation of fathers’ and mothers’; respondents’ involvement in games, watching television and participation in HIV/AIDS awareness and no difference observed between…

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WOMEN EMPOWERMENT: AN INVESTIGATIONAL PERSPECTIVE By Pranjali Dighe

Abstract Empowerment is a word which is related to power. It was widely used in 1990s. For women to gain the control of themselves, is very important to eliminate the domination of men. It is mandatory for the women to have dignity and self-respect. The discrimination of men and women is an age old issues. Hence, the demand for the equality and equity is an obvious phenomenon. The quest for equality has risen various organizations and the associations of women. In the developing era, it has become necessary that women…

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EXTENT AND USAGE OF SOCIAL NETWORKING SITES AMONG UNIVERSITY STUDENTS By Rajesh Kumar Sharma

Abstract Today in India particularly among the Indian college and university students the usage of Social Networking (SN) has significantly increased and it certainly has far reaching impacts on the academic and other activities of the students. And these impacts are so widespread that they caught the attention of social scientists worldwide. However, the range of studies   to deal with the usage of SN among college students is negligible in India. Hence, this study is placed in this context, aimed at presenting usage pattern of SN by the Himachal Pradesh…

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SHANTA DEVI-SITA DEVI AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF WOMEN’S EDUCATION IN 20TH CENTURY BENGAL By  Prarthita Biswas

Abstract The present study tries to investigate the cultural as well as educational development of women of the 20th Century Bengali society which has been observed in the writings of Shanta Devi and Sita Devi concerning women and to examine in details about women’s literary works during that time.It would be fruitful to historically review the short stories as well as the novels of both Shanta Devi and Sita Devi to get a critical understanding about the various spheres they touched many of which are still being debated till date.…

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