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Having a lift plan means safe lifting

There have been a many crane accidents that involve property damages and loss of lives with several contributing factors. One might want to think about how conclusive their lifting plan and RA was? Lifting and rigging is a team concept. Site manager and lifting engineer are an integral part of this team and responsible for the planning process. You can’t leave everything in to the hands of the operator and the rigger. If any member of the team fails in performing their task correctly, it means an accident can take place. Prior to handling any load which is not considered routine or repetitive in nature, a written lift plan should be developed, communicated to the lifting crew and followed. "People do not plan to fail, they fail to plan."

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Future of GM technologies in India

"Genetic modification" or "genetically modified” in short for GM involves altering the genes of an organism, be it a plant, animal or microorganism. This is achieved by altering an existing section of DNA, or inserting a gene from another organism. Genes carry the instructions for how we appear and what characteristics we have which are inherited by an organism. They are made up of DNA, the fundamental unit of heredity

India’s brush with Genetically Modified (GM) came way back in the seventies. Our reliance on Soviet Russia for staple food grains such as Wheat had created the ration system. Under the flagship of solving global hunger challenges via GM crops led by Dr. Norman Borlaug internationally, Indian scientist Dr. M.S Swaminathan ushered the era of GM varieties of food grains to Indian agriculture.

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Intrinsic versus Extrinsic Health, safety and Welfare

When we think of living in a civilized world, leading a meaningful worthwhile and responsible life, we are to be impelled by our conscience to have the basic right of leading a safe, healthy and buoyant life, full of cheers, love, compassion, fellow-feeling, responsible citizenship and progress. But this does not come automatically, many a times we have to strive for it and make strenuous efforts to inculcate that nature and bent of mind.

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December 6, 2018

India's polluted air killed 1.24 million in 2017: Lancet study

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December 4, 2018

India may ban Colistin, used to fatten poultry

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November 30, 2018

China baby experiments on gene-editing halted

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COP24: World can save 1 million lives by meeting Paris goals on air pollution
December 5, 2018

COP24: World can save 1 million lives by meeting Paris goals on air pollution

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India plans deep dive for seabed minerals
December 10, 2018

India plans deep dive for seabed minerals

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Aug 22, 2018

Chadrayaan – I findings point to water on Moon

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Aug 16, 2018

India bans 18 pesticides

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Aug 21, 2018

Recycling floral waste

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Aug 9, 2018

BPCL refinery fire

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Jul 18, 2018

Government increase load carrying Rules

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Aug 13, 2018

Amazon droughts reducing CO2 absorption

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April 16, 2018

Practical Plastic eating enzyme is real

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Apr 15, 2018

Government announces new regulations for NTPC, Unchahar

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Apr 3, 2018

New system for measuring air quality

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