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    Air Pollution

    Air Pollution

    Meaning and Definition of Air Pollution: Due to some natural processes like volcanic eruptions deflation of sand and dust etc. or human activities when the amount of solid waste or concentration of gases other than oxygen (02) increases in the air, which normally has constant percentages of different gases in it, the air is said to be polluted. The contamination of air with smoke, dust,…

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    Stress

    Stress – An Introduction to stress

    1.1 The Concept: Stress that people complain about is a feeling of tension or pressure when they feel that the demands placed on them exceed the resources they have to meet them (Moore, 1995). It is an unpleasant emotional experience associated with elements of fear, dread, anxiety, irritation, annoyance, frustration, anger, sadness, grief and depression (Janis and Levinthal, 1968). The word ‘Stress’ is derived from…

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    Introduction to Poverty and its Causes

    Introduction: Poverty is as old as man. The phenomenon of poverty is not of recent origin. Historically, its origin can be traced to the birth of ‘Feudalism’ in the Middle Ages which institutionalized property and consequent economic inequalities. Poverty has become one of the biggest challenges of the modern world. It exists in one form or the other all over the world in general and…

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