Nandita DasGupta

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This study undertakes a comparative analysis of the foreign direct investment (FDI) flowing from the multinational corporations (MNCs) into China and India over the period 1992 to 2001. On the whole, the yawning gap between China and India in attracting the non-debt creating FDI flows raises some important fundamental questions about its actual FDI(More)
The metal binding capacity of cysteine with three different metals Nickel, Copper and Lead was studied using UV-Vis spectrophotometer for which absorbance values were taken after interaction of cysteine with metal salt solutions (10ppm and 100ppm). Before taking above absorbance dilution factor was set using cysteine stock. The increase in peak intensity(More)
The modal transition loss between straight and 90deg bend rib waveguide structures on Silicon-on-Insulator platform have been optimized with the simulated results using Finite Element Method (FEM) and Beam Propagation Method (BPM). We have studied different asymmetric configurations to minimize the radius of curvature of bend waveguide. The simulation(More)
Titanium dioxide nanoparticles are widely used in consumer products, paints and pharmaceutical preparations. They have been shown to induce cytotoxicity, genotoxicity and carcinogenicity—in vitro and in vivo. So far there is lack of standardized protocol for in silico analysis of nano-toxicological evaluations. In the present study, it was attempted to(More)
The objective of this paper is to examine the effects of international trade and investment related macro economic variables, namely, exports, imports and FDI inflows on the outflows of FDI from India over 1970 through 2005. Using time series data analysis, the empirical part of the paper finds unidirectional Granger Causality from export and import to FDI(More)
Marigold (Tagets erecta L.), being an ornamental plant, posses medicinal properties like antimicrobial, insecticidal, wound healing and blood coagulation properties. Our recent works mainly focus on blood clotting activity of marigold leaf extracts. Blood clotting activity of leaf extract was examined using prothrombin time (PT) test by Owren method. The(More)
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