Category: India

  • Download Superpower?: The Amazing Race Between China's Hare and by Raghav Bahl PDF

    By Raghav Bahl

    With insights into China's and India's histories, politics, economies and cultures, Bahl offers a well-written, absolutely documented, finished account of the 2 countries' race to develop into the following worldwide superpower. He argues that the winner is probably not decided by means of who's making an investment extra and becoming swifter this present day yet by way of whatever extra intangible: who has more advantageous leading edge talents and extra entrepreneurial savvy.

    Is India prepared for superpower prestige or too a long way in the back of China to ever seize up?

    In his profession as one in all India's top reporters and marketers, Raghav Bahl has frequently confronted this query, and so on, from bewildered visitors:

    Why are Indian laws so susceptible and confusing?
    Why is your international funding coverage so restrictive?
    How come your inns are global classification, however the roads resulting in them are so potholed?
    Why don't you reduce your voice for those who make enjoyable of your politicians?
    Why do you regulate the cost of oil and cable TV?
    Clearly there's a big distinction in how India and its arch-rival China paintings at the flooring. China is spectacularly potent in construction infrastructure and is now reinvesting virtually part its GDP. in the meantime, India continues to be a "promising" financial system: greater than part its GDP is fed on by means of its billion-plus humans, but India has a few specified merits: part its inhabitants is below twenty-five, giving it a powerful demographic...

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  • Download Climate Sensitive Adaptation in Health: Imperatives for by Purnamita Dasgupta PDF

    By Purnamita Dasgupta

    This ebook makes a speciality of the dangers that weather switch poses for the overall healthiness area. It discusses the present vulnerabilities to climate-sensitive ailments, the consequent mortality and morbidity in human populations, the projected hazards in reference to expanding international warming, and the choices for tackling the opposed affects of weather swap. Adapting to weather switch on the way to successfully tackle the hazards for and opposed affects at the health and wellbeing zone calls for an in-depth knowing of present deficits in health and wellbeing zone preparedness for climate-sensitive health problems, in addition to destiny plans and courses for expanding adaptive capability and construction resilience.
    The ebook situates weather and future health version issues within the broader context of constructing international locations, offering insights that may be priceless for different nations to boot, aiding them additional their future health variation efforts. In India, poverty and insufficient entry to uncomplicated water, healthiness and sanitation providers mix with climate-related occasions to adversely effect future health results. 3 case reviews at the incidence of warmth tension, flooding, and severe cyclonic occasions in India are offered besides a serious review of the extent of preparedness and potential of healthcare amenities to answer the threats posed by means of weather switch. The e-book offers the foremost demanding situations confronted in lowering the dangers posed to the future health zone by means of climatic elements, and highlights crucial possibilities for selling resilience and model to accomplish sustainable development.

    Dr. Dasgupta’s first-class ebook stories the well-being dangers of weather switch, outlines an operational framework for health and wellbeing version, and describes the socioeconomic context for model in India. - Kristie L. EbiProfessor, Departments of worldwide health and wellbeing, and Environmental and Occupational overall healthiness Sciences, college of Washington, USA
    This pioneering paintings contributes to an the knowledge of the preparedness in India to control future health dangers from such (climate) switch at the foundation of exact facts research, either from huge nationwide surveys and contextualized box dependent surveys.- Kanchan ChopraFormer Director and Professor, Institute of monetary development, New Delhi, India

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  • Download Literary History of Sanskrit Buddhism by J. K. Nariman PDF

    By J. K. Nariman

    Sanskrit Buddhist literature embodies many texts yet seemed upon with suspicion. there isn't any systematic heritage of the Buddhist literature in Sanskrit, that has seemed. the current ebook intends to provide the distance in our wisdom of Sanskrit Buddhist Litreature. The publication elucidates the historic information comprising the works of Asvaghosa, Nagarjuna, Aryadeva, Asanga, Vasubandhu and different Buddhist students either historical and Medieval, divided into 13 chapters.
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  • Download The Cambridge Economic History of India: c.1751-c.1970 by Dharma Kumar, Meghnad Desai PDF

    By Dharma Kumar, Meghnad Desai

    The Cambridge fiscal background of India, released in volumes, goals at tracing the alterations within the economic system of India from the 13th to the center of the current century and past. the second one quantity covers the interval 1757-1970, from the institution of British rule to its termination, with epilogues at the post-Independence interval. half I opens with a extensive description of the economic climate in the course of the eighteenth century, then describes common monetary traits in 4 major areas as much as the center of the 19th century, and features a dialogue of alterations within the agrarian constitution as much as the top of 1947. half II takes up a variety of topics for the financial system as an entire, whereas half III bargains with post-Independence advancements in India and Pakistan. The Cambridge fiscal historical past of India could be greatly permitted because the normal paintings of reference at the topic, and the volumes could be of relevance to fields except fiscal background, being the 1st significant collaborative paintings of its sort to discover the shift of a sophisticated Asian civilization from pre-colonial instances to independence.
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  • Download Ramayana Series: The Complete Edition by Ashok K. Banker PDF

    By Ashok K. Banker

    The 1st whole COLLECTOR'S version OF the total RAMAYANA SERIES!

    THIS giant 3,000 web page whole variation includes the total textual content OF ALL BOOKS within the sequence.

    PRINCE OF DHARMA: RAMAYANA sequence half 1
    which includes the whole textual content of Prince of Ayodhya & Siege of Mithila
    PRINCE IN EXILE: RAMAYANA sequence half 2
    which includes the whole textual content of Demons of Chitrakut & Armies of Hanuman
    PRINCE AT struggle: RAMAYANA sequence half 3
    which includes the whole textual content of Bridge of Rama & King of Ayodhya
    PRINCE OF DHARMA: RAMAYANA sequence half 4
    which comprises the entire textual content of Vengeance of Ravana & Sons of Sita

    THE basically licensed variation OF THE 1.1 MILLION COPIES BESTSELLING & severely ACCLAIMED EPIC sequence!

    Ashok ok. Banker’s Ramayana sequence is gifted the following the way in which the writer initially meant for his retelling. this entire variation includes the entire 4 omnibus booklet variants which in flip compile the entire 8 books during this highly renowned and bestselling sequence. this huge Collector's variation comprises over one million phrases of textual content and comprises the entire unique writer Introductions and Prefaces to the Indian print variations, home made by means of the writer himself and made on hand solely less than his personal AKB eBOOKS imprint.
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  • Download Censorship in South Asia: Cultural Regulation from Sedition PDF

    Censorship in South Asia bargains an expansive and comparative exploration of cultural rules in modern and colonial South Asia. those provocative essays by way of top students increase our knowing of what censorship may mean―beyond the straightforward limit and silencing of public communication―by contemplating censorship's effective capability and its intimate relation to its obvious contrary, "publicity." The members examine a variety of public cultural phenomena, from the cinema to advertisements, from highway politics to political verbal exchange, and from the adjudication of blasphemy to the administration of obscenity.

    "[The] compelling quantity Censorship in South Asia steps clear of the media spectacle and, with nice perception and precision, areas such modern circumstances of public agitation and legislation of their local and historic context. to take action, the editors... extend the belief of censorship past juridical repression exercised within the quiet of the state's backrooms and in its place position it inside a bigger area of ‘cultural regulation’." ―South Asia
    "The participants to this quantity examine quite a lot of cultural legislation, from cinema to portray, blasphemy to respectable secrecy or even advertisements to nuclear tradition. The essays enlighten readers and supply greater figuring out of the concept that of censorship." ―South Asia Research
    "This is an exhilarating and cutting edge quantity that would turn into the normal reference within the box for it slow to come." ―Thomas Blom Hansen, writer of The Saffron Wave: Democracy and Hindu Nationalism in glossy India
    "[T]his insightful quantity on a overlooked subject indicates that implies and modes of censorship have stored speed with the mediums of conversation, on grounds no longer assorted to the justification provided through the Raj." ―Contemporary South Asia
    "Censorship in South Asia strains the family tree of censorship via time to bare its ever-contested presence in Indian cinema and beyond." ―Maria Khan, Feminist Review

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  • Download Yantra: The Tantric Symbol of Cosmic Unity by Madhu Khanna PDF

    By Madhu Khanna

    The yantra is the Tantric device of formality and meditation, the facility diagram that enables guy to make the non secular trip of go back to the primordial middle, and eventually to understand the team spirit of self and cosmos. This pioneering examine illuminates the correspondence among geometrical varieties and ideas, and explores each element of the yantra: its linked mantras, rituals, and meditation thoughts; its program to temple structure and sculpture; its conventional use in magic and as a talisman.
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