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Dhruva College of Management

Dhruva College of Management is a private autonomous Business School located in Hyderabad, India. Its campus is situated in the suburbs of Hyderabad in the midst of the 800-acre reserve oxygen forest, which includes hostel facilities for both men and women. Dhruva College of Management has been operational since, it started as a not-for profit educational institution offering two-year full-time PGDM programmes i.e. Post Graduate Diploma in Management known as Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management. Dhruva offers PGDM programmes with specializations in the areas of General Management, Business Analytics, Global Business, Human Resources, Finance, Production, Business Strategy etc. and its courses are approved by the All India Council for Technical Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development & Government of India. The PGDM awards conferred by the institute are equivalent to MBA degrees granted by the Association of Indian Universities; as part of the PGDM programme, candidates have to undertake a Summer Internship Project related to their specializations for a period of around 3–4 months, wherein they are supposed to work as an intern in an organisation, company or industry in India or abroad and complete the project so that they get an exposure on real-time management.

Dhruva's selection criteria involves candidates to clear an entrance aptitude test and subsequently qualify in group discussions & personal interviews. The recruitment process is carried out by the institute at some of the major cities in India. Graduates from institutes approved by the AIU with minimum 50% marks, including final-year students can apply and candidates with minimum 50% scores from certain national and state competitive tests such as GMAT, CAT, MAT, XAT, ICET, CMAT, ATMA etc. are eligible to apply. The institute offers scholarships on tuition fees to candidates based on merit in certain competitive tests such as ICET, CAT, MAT, XAT, ATMA and CMAT


A marsh is a wetland, dominated by herbaceous rather than woody plant species. Marshes can be found at the edges of lakes and streams, where they form a transition between the aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems, they are dominated by grasses, rushes or reeds. If woody plants are present they tend to be low-growing shrubs, sometimes called carrs; this form of vegetation is what differentiates marshes from other types of wetland such as swamps, which are dominated by trees, mires, which are wetlands that have accumulated deposits of acidic peat. Marshes provide a habitat for many species of plants and insects that have adapted to living in flooded conditions; the plants must be able to survive in wet mud with low oxygen levels. Many of these plants, have aerenchyma, channels within the stem that allow air to move from the leaves into the rooting zone. Marsh plants tend to have rhizomes for underground storage and reproduction. Common examples include cattails, sedges and sawgrass. Aquatic animals, from fish to salamanders, are able to live with a low amount of oxygen in the water.

Some can obtain oxygen from the air instead, while others can live indefinitely in conditions of low oxygen. Marshes provide habitats for many kinds of invertebrates, amphibians and aquatic mammals. Marshes have high levels of biological production, some of the highest in the world, therefore are important in supporting fisheries. Marshes improve water quality by acting as a sink to filter pollutants and sediment from the water that flows through them. Marshes are able to absorb water during periods of heavy rainfall and release it into waterways and therefore reduce the magnitude of flooding; the pH in marshes tends to be neutral to alkaline, as opposed to bogs, where peat accumulates under more acid conditions. Marshes differ depending on their location and salinity. Both of these factors influence the range and scope of animal and plant life that can survive and reproduce in these environments; the three main types of marsh are salt marshes, freshwater tidal marshes, freshwater marshes. These three can be found worldwide and each contains a different set of organisms.

Saltwater marshes are found around the world in mid to high latitudes, wherever there are sections of protected coastline. They are located close enough to the shoreline that the motion of the tides affects them, sporadically, they are covered with water, they flourish where the rate of sediment buildup is greater than the rate at which the land level is sinking. Salt marshes are dominated by specially adapted rooted vegetation salt-tolerant grasses. Salt marshes are most found in lagoons, on the sheltered side of shingle or sandspit; the currents there carry the fine particles around to the quiet side of the spit and sediment begins to build up. These locations allow the marshes to absorb the excess nutrients from the water running through them before they reach the oceans and estuaries; these marshes are declining. Coastal development and urban sprawl has caused significant loss of these essential habitats. Although considered a freshwater marsh, this form of marsh is affected by the ocean tides.

However, without the stresses of salinity at work in its saltwater counterpart, the diversity of the plants and animals that live in and use freshwater tidal marshes is much higher than in salt marshes. The most serious threats to this form of marsh are the increasing size and pollution of the cities surrounding them. Ranging in both size and geographic location, freshwater marshes make up the most common form of wetland in North America, they are the most diverse of the three types of marsh. Some examples of freshwater marsh types in North America are: Wet meadows occur in areas such as shallow lake basins, low-lying depressions, the land between shallow marshes and upland areas, they occur on the edges of large lakes and rivers. Wet meadows have high plant diversity and high densities of buried seeds, they are flooded but are dry in the summer. Vernal pools are a type of marsh found only seasonally in shallow depressions in the land, they can be covered in shallow water, but in the summer and fall, they can be dry.

In western North America, vernal pools tend to form in open grasslands, whereas in the east they occur in forested landscapes. Further south, vernal pools form in pine flatwoods. Many amphibian species depend upon vernal pools for spring breeding. An example is the endangered gopher frog. Similar temporary ponds occur in other world ecosystems. However, the term vernal pool can be applied to all such temporary pool ecosystems. Playa lakes are a form of shallow freshwater marsh that occurs in the southern high plains of the United States. Like vernal pools, they are only present at certain times of the year and have a circular shape; as the playa dries during the summer, conspicuous plant zonation develops along the shoreline. Prairie potholes are found in the northern parts of North America as the Prairie Pothole Region; these landscapes were once covered by glaciers, as a result shallow depressions were formed in great numbers. These depressions fill with water in the spring, they provide important breeding habitats for many species of waterfowl.

Some pools only occur seasonally. Many kinds of marsh occur along the fringes of large rivers; the different types are produced by factors such as water level, ice scour, waves. Large tracts of ti

Sana Sarfaraz

Sana Sarfaraz is a Pakistani actress and model, known for her role as Shehnila in Drama serial Zindagi gulzar hai. She has played the lead role of Areen in Dil Hi To Hai; as a model she has extensive career and has been nominated for several awards including Lux Style Award. Sarfaraz was brought up in Abu Dhabi and moved to Pakistan when she was 10 and has been working in the media since 2012, she received her Bachelors in Media Sciences from Iqra University and her Masters in Advertising from SZABIST in Karachi. Sarfaraz has established a career as a model, she has appeared in several TV commercials for local brands. "". Retrieved 5 November 2018. "Sana Sarfaraz Pictures And Profile". 27 December 2013. Retrieved 5 November 2018. "Mag the weekly Fashion Magazine - Your Source for Fashion Trends, Beauty Tips, Pop Culture News, Celebrity Style". Retrieved 5 November 2018. "". Retrieved 5 November 2018

William Charles Salmon

William Charles Salmon was an American politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives for the 7th congressional district of Tennessee. Born on April 3, 1868 near Paris, Tennessee in Henry County, Salmon attended the public schools, Edgewood Normal School, Valparaiso University at Valparaiso, Indiana, he graduated in law from Cumberland University at Lebanon, Tennessee in 1897. He was admitted to the bar the same year, he commenced practice in Columbia, Tennessee in Maury County. Salmon taught in public and private schools for six years and engaged in agricultural pursuits, he served as special circuit judge of the eleventh judicial circuit of Tennessee in 1908. He was president of the Columbia Board of Education from 1908 to 1922, he commanded an Artillery battery during World War I. Elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-eighth Congress, serving from March 4, 1923 to March 3, 1925. Salmon died on May 13, 1925 in Washington, D. C. and is interred at Rose Hill Cemetery in Tennessee.

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Beverly Wildung Harrison

Beverly Jean Wildung Harrison was an American Presbyterian feminist theologian whose work was foundational for the field of feminist Christian ethics. She taught at Union Theological Seminary in New York City for 32 years. Beverly Jean Wildung was born in Saint Paul, Minnesota, on August 4, 1932, her parents, Harold Wildung and Adahlia Knodt Wildung, were both Presbyterians and they had four children. She attended Macalester College. After graduating in 1954, she continued her education at Union Theological Seminary in New York City, where she earned a Master of Religious Education degree and her Doctor of Philosophy degree in 1975. After serving as an assistant campus chaplain at the University of California, Berkeley, in the 1960s, she returned to Union Theological Seminary in 1966 to join the faculty as an instructor, she received tenure in 1980, became the Caroline Williams Beaird Professor of Christian Ethics in 1986. While at Union, she co-authored several influential works on feminist Christian ethics.

Her lectures on "The Power of Anger in the Work of Love" and "The Role of Social Theory in Religious Ethics" were distributed among students and faculty, before being added to a published collection of essays, called Making the Connections: Essays in Feminist Social Ethics, called "one of the best books published in feminist religious thought."Her first published book Our Right to Choose: Toward a New Ethic of Abortion, was significant contribution to the discussion of moral issues surround the abortion debate. She was a co-author and editor of God's Fierce Whimsy: Christian Feminism and Theological Education, a collection of articles by Christian feminists of diverse backgrounds, published by the Mudflower Collective. By highlighting the perspectives of women of color and lesbians, God's Fierce Whimsy helped challenge the traditional canon and methodologies of Christian theological education. In the 1970s Harrison co-founded the Feminist Ethics Consultation of the Northeast, a mentoring organization for women in ethics.

In 1982, she became the first woman to be elected president of the Society of Christian Ethics. She retired in 1999. Harrison died on December 2012, in North Carolina. Harrison was given a lifetime achievement award from the Society of Christian Ethics posthumously, in 2013. Our Right to Choose: Toward a New Ethic of Abortion Making the Connections: Essays in Feminist Social Ethics God's Fierce Whimsy: Christian Feminism and Theological Education The Public Vocation of Christian Ethics Justice in the Making: Feminist Social Ethics