Underground cables – Underground cables Advantages of cables, Disadvantages of cables

Underground cables By using underground cable, the power is transmitted from the generating station to the consumers. When electrical power is unable to transmit by overhead lines or in a thickly populated area, underground cables are used. An underground cable consists of one or more conductor covered with suitable insulation and surrounded by a protecting […]

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Minerals, Functions if minerals in the body, Importance of minerals in body, calcium, sodium, potassium,phosphorus, magnesium, iron and iodine

Minerals These are the inorganic compounds in micro quantities which are essential for many vital functions of the body. The minerals constituent of the body amounts to 4.3 to 4.4 %, largely in the skeleton. General Functions of Minerals As constituents of hard tissue. (eg.) calcium and phosphorus in bone and teeth. As constituents of […]

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Ponniyin Selvan Chapter 18 – Idumban Kari

Ponniyin Selvan Chapter 18 – Idumban Kari We left Azlvaradiyan, also known as Thirumalai, at the ferry landing near Kollidam. Let us consider that Vaishnava zealot once again. When Vandiya Devan sat upon his horse a nd rode away towards Kudanthai, Mr. Thirumalai started mumbling these words to himself: “This youth is very sharp. If […]

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Water Soluble Vitamins, Vitamin B1, B2 to B12, Daily Requirements of Vitamins, Vitamin Sources,Vitamins Deficiency Syndrome

Water Soluble Vitamins Vitamin B1-Thiamine Vitamin B2-Riboflavin Vitamin B3-Niacin Vitamin B5-Pantothenic acid Vitamin B6-Pyridoxin Vitamin B7-Biotin Vitamin B9-Folic acid Vitamin B12-Cyanocobalamine Vitamin C -Ascorbicacid These vitamins are essential for many metabolic functions of the body. These are daily required in diet. Vitamin B1- Thiamine Thiamine is essential for the normal metabolism of carbohydrates and fats. […]

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Political Empowerment

Political Empowerment Participation of women in the political field and in various decision-making bodies is an important tool for empowerment. The participation of women at all levels of governance structures is the highest need of this hour for women’s actual empowerment. Alida Brill (2000) holds that, “Without our own voices being heard inside the government […]

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Economic Empowerment- what is meaning by economic Empowerment- why is economic Empowerment important- what is social and economic Empowerment

Economic empowerment is the crying need of this hour. “Wage employment means economic power” (Elliott, 2008, p. 86). Through employment women earn money and it enables women and girls to become ‘bread earners’, contributing members of households with a strong sense of their own economic independence. “Economic empowerment is a powerful tool against poverty” (Biswas, […]

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Educational Empowerment- why is Empowerment important in education- How does education empower individuals and society- what does it mean to empower students in learning- How do you teach empowerment

“Traditional concepts recognize higher education as an instrument of personal development. It helps in growing an individual’s intellectual horizons, wellbeing and potential for empowerment” (The Kurukshetra, September 2012, p. 25). It is considered as the single most important instrument of sociopolitical and economic transformation. But the picture of women’s educational empowerment is not rosy in […]

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Social Empowerment- what are indicators of social empowerment- what is women’s social empowerment- what are the type of empowerment- what is social empowerment- what is social Empowerment UPSC

Social Empowerment Social Empowerment refers to the enabling force that strengthens women’s social relations and their position in social structures. Social empowerment addresses the social discriminations existing in the society based on disability, race, ethnicity, religion, or gender. Empowerment as a methodology is often associated with feminism. Broadly put, the term empowerment is defined as […]

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Origin of the Term Empowerment- where did the word empowerment come from- who coined they empowerment- what does the term empowerment means- what does the empower means in the Bible- introduction of Origin of the Term Empowerment

Origin of the Term Empowerment It is interesting to note that most of the dictionaries only shows a pre-twentieth century definition of the verb empower meaning ‘to empower’, and ‘to give power to’. The word was first used in the 17th century and has meanings like ‘authorize’, ‘delegate’, or ‘enable’. The term empowerment, as a […]

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Concept and Types of Women Empowerment- what is meant by women empowerment- introduction of women empowerment- importance of women empowerment in India

[Abstract] Global empowerment of women is a new concept. Since the second half of the twentieth century, the issue of women’s empowerment has gained importance among scholars of universities, and in national and international platforms. But the concept was not deeply ingrained into the governments’ policies and programs until the declaration of the ‘Women’s Decade’ […]

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திருக்குறள்

திருக்குறள் தமிழில் உள்ள அறநூல்களுள் காலத்தால் முந்தியதும் தன்மையால் தலைசிறந்ததும் திருக்குறளாகும். ஈரடி வெண்பா, குறள் வெண்பா எனப்படும். அவ்வெண்பாவால் ஆன நூலும் ஆகுபெயராகக் குறள் என்று பெயர் பெற்றது. அதன் சிறப்பு நோக்கித் திரு என்னும் அடைமொழி சேர்த்துத் திருக்குறள் என்று வழங்கி வருகின்றோம். நூல் அமைப்பு திருக்குறளில் அறத்துப்பால், பொருட்பால், காமத்துப்பால் என்னும் மூன்று பெரும் பிரிவுகள் உள்ளன. ஒவ்வொரு பெரும்பிரிவிலும் பல உட்பிரிவுகள் உள்ளன. இவை இயல்கள் எனப்படும். இயல்களின் உட்பிரிவுகளாக அதிகாரங்கள் […]

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Vitamins, Types of Vitamins and its functions, Fat soluble vitamins, Vitamins A, D, E and K, Vitamin Foods and Vitamins Deficiency

Vitamins vitamins are complex chemical substances required by body in very small amounts. Vitamins in food are for the protection and regulation of body functions. * Vitamins are divided in to two major groups * Fat soluble vitamins- Vitamin-A, D, E and K * Water soluble vitamins- Vitamins of B group and vitamin C Fat […]

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What is Fat, Saturated and Unsaturated fats, daily requirement of fats in human body

Fats Fat is deposited as adipose tissue in the body and perform essential functions in the body. Fats are composed of fatty acids and contain oxygen, carbon and hydrogen. Classification: Fats are classified in to two types: saturated fat and unsaturated fat. a) Saturated Fat: These have full number of hydrogen atoms. These are from […]

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Proteins, Daily Requirements of proteins, sources of protein, functions of proteins,Digestion and absorption

Proteins Proteins are the indispensible constituents of the diet. Proteins are made up of amino acids. Amino acids are needed for replacement and growth of the body parts. Amino acids are classified as essential and non essential amino acids. Essential amino acids cannot be synthesized by the body and must be taken through foods whereas […]

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What is carbohydrates,classification of carbohydrates, Daily requirements of carbohydrates, Functions of carbohydrates

Carbohydrates Carbohydrates are the chief sources of energy (Providing 4 Kcals/gm). Carbohydrates are cheap and readily available from food. There are three different kinds of carbohydrates. They include starch, sugar, and fibre. We do not get calories from fibre because our bodies do not break down fibre during digestion. Classification of Carbohydrates 1. Monosaccharides: These […]

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Functions of food in human body, Physiological, social, Physiological Functions of food

FUNCTIONS OF FOOD Food has three main functions in the body 1) Physiological 2)Social 3) Phychological a) Physiological Functions Food has three main physiological functions in the body a) Growth and Development b) Provision of Energy c) Repair and Maintenance of Cells a) Growth and development Food helps babies, young children and adolescents grow at […]

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What is the Classification Of Food

CLASSIFICATION OF FOOD a) According to the chemical nature • carbohydrates • proteins • fats • minerals • vitamins • dietary fiber • water b) According to their function in the body Energy giving foods The carbohydrates, fats and the protein are considered as calorie nutrients, so that the body can perform the necessary functions. […]

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Skin Bank, What is Skin Banking, criteria for Donating Skin, skin donations

What is skin banking? Skin banking is a facility where the skin is collected from eligible deceased donor and processed as per international protocols. Skin can be stored in the skin bank at 4-8o Celsius up to 5 years. T he stored skin can be used for Burns patient who have Deep Burns, Chemical Burns, […]

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Occupational Disorders – Computer Vision Syndrome, Role Of nurse in NCD

Computer Vision Syndrome About two hundred years before, the word “computer” started to appear in the dictionary. Some people even didn’t know what is a computer? However, most of the people today not just knowing what is a computer, but understand how to use a computer. Therefore, computer becomes more and more popular and important […]

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