Archive for April, 2010

Why Focusing on English Writing Skills is More Important Than Spoken English?

People in the city are misguided by the present trend on spoken English. English writing skills which are highly neglected by the spoken English institutes in the city, are very much important not only in your career advancement but also for getting a strong hold on the concepts of...
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Indians Have More Access To Mobile Phones Than Toilets

India has more money to expend on luxuries than on essential requirements of life. A recent UN study has recognized that many people in India, world’s second most populous country, have more access to a mobile telephone than to a toilet. The study showed that, India has nearly 545...
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Major sources of Vulnerability, According to Poor

Lack of enough work or employment Lack of skills for alternate employment Lack of assets Economic risks Illness and disability Natural disasters Social position Excessive spending on social functions Indebtedness Domestic violence Source: Urban Poverty in India
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Urban Poor’s Access to Basic Services

Various studies show: 1.Urban poor are usually denied legal connections of basic services such as water, sewerage and electricity due to lack of security of tenure. 2.Most urban poor receive less than 40 litres per capita per day of water supply. 3.Illegal water connections often crudely done, leak and...
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Types of Vulnerability of the Poor

Economic Vulnerability: Irregular/casual employment, low paid work, lack of access to credit on reasonable terms, lack of access to formal safety net mechanisms, low ownership of productive assets, poor net worth, legal constraints to self – employment. Social Vulnerability: Low education, lack of skills, low social capital/cast status, inadequate...
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స్పోకెన్ ఇంగ్లీష్ కన్నా వ్రాత నైపుణ్యాలఫై ఎందుకు దృష్టి పెట్టాలి?

నగర విద్యార్ధులకు స్పోకెన్ ఇంగ్లీష్ నేర్చుకోవాలనే వ్యామోహాన్ని చూస్తే ఆశ్చర్యాన్ని కలిగిస్తుంది. వీరి ఆసక్తి కారణంగా నగరంలో అనేకమైన స్పోకెన్ ఇంగ్లీష్ భోధనా సంస్థలు పుట్టుకొచ్చాయి. ఈ వాణిజ్య సంస్థలు, కొద్ది రోజుల్లోనే ఇంగ్లీష్ లో సరళంగా మాట్లాడేలా చేస్తామని హామీ చేస్తాయి – ఇదే వీరి ముఖ్యమైన వ్యాపార మంత్రం. ఇటువంటి సంస్థలను, హైదరాబాద్ లో మీరు శివార్లలో ఎన్నో చూడవచ్చు. ఈ సంస్థల యొక్క బిల్లు...
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