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Arsenic in Groundwater

A recent study which finds that arsenic pollution in groundwater is caused by the indiscriminate use of chemicals in agriculture, challenges the conclusion reached by other parties that it is basically geologic in nature. However, despite valid concerns over arsenic contamination, scare mongering by certain interests as well by the media is unwarranted.

Impact of Intra-Uterine Contraceptive Devices-West Bengal An Evaluation

West Bengal: An Evaluation Sajal Basu Sankar Ray Any family planning programme, to be effective, requires careful planning and painstaking preparatory work. The ambitious lUCD programme was, however, launched without either. The authorities evidently based their optimistic expectations almost entirely on the cheapness of the lUCD as a family planning device. They ignored the preconditions for successful mass use of lUCDs.

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