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    PMLA 2002

    11/30/2015

    Money laundering

    The Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), 2002 was enacted in January, 2003. The Act along with the Rules framed there under have come into force with effect from 1st July, 2005. Sec. 3 of PMLA d ......

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    7th Pay commission – An Analysis

    11/30/2015

    Fiscal system

    Main criticism of 7th Pay commission revolve around the increase in financial burden on exchequer , high inflation, and fiscal deficit of government. But current scenario where there is low commodity ......

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    Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana

    11/29/2015

    Transport

    Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) was launched on 25th December 2000 as a fully funded Centrally Sponsored Scheme to provide all weather road connectivity in rural areas of the country. The pro ......

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    Indian Diaspora

    11/29/2015

    External Sector

    The term diaspora is used to refer to any people or ethnic population forced or induced to leave their traditional ethnic homelands; being dispersed throughout other parts of the world, and the ensuin ......

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    Blue Revolution

    11/24/2015

    Agriculture

    Fisheries are an important sector. Fisheries supports livelihood of almost 1.5 million peoples in our country. India is one of the leading producers of fish in the world, occupying the second position ......

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    Impact of money laundering

    11/3/2015

    Money laundering

    The most common types of criminals who need to launder money are drug traffickers, embezzlers, corrupt politicians and public officials, mobsters, terrorists and conartists. Drug traffickers are in se ......

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    Enforcement Directorate (ED)

    11/3/2015

    Institutions

    The Directorate of Enforcement was established in the year 1956 with its Headquarters at New Delhi. It is responsible for enforcement of the Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 (FEMA) and certain pr ......

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    What is money laundering

    11/3/2015

    Money laundering

    Investopedia defines money laundering as, "The process of creating the appearance that large amounts of money obtained from serious crimes, such as drug trafficking or terrorist activity, origina ......

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    Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act

    11/22/2015

    Legal issues

    It is an Act empowering armed forces to deal effectively in ‘Disturbed Areas’. Any area which is declared ‘Disturbed’ under the disturbed areas act enables armed forces to reso ......

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    Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967

    11/22/2015

    Legal issues

    This was enacted to make provisions to more effective prevention of Individual’s and associations’ certain unlawful activities. The Act was amended by the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) ......

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    Role of Rajya Sabha – An Analysis

    11/29/2015

    Parliament

    Come the winter session of the Parliament and the debate has resurrected once again on redefining the role of Rajya Sabha keeping in view the continued disruption of the House in the previous monsoon ......

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    Judicial overreach or judicial activism

    11/2/2015

    Judiciary

    The collegium system of appointing high court and Supreme Court (SC) judges had a phoenix-like revival as the SC struck down the 99th Constitution amendment and the National Judicial Appointments Comm ......

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    Free speech vs. online hate speech

    11/2/2015

    Fundamental Rights

    The friction between free speech and hate speech has become newly intense because of social media. Twitter reflected the turmoil after the lynching of Mohammed Akhlaq in Dadri, Uttar Pradesh, when som ......

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    Jan Aushadhi

    11/29/2015

    Health

    ‘Jan Aushadhi’ is a campaign launched by the Department of Pharmaceuticals in association with Central Pharma Public Sector Undertakings, to provide quality medicines at affordable prices ......

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    South Asian Disaster Management Exercise

    11/29/2015

    Disasters

    The prevalent geo-climatic conditions as well as increased frequency of natural calamities in the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Region, especially in the wake of the recent ......

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    National Green Tribunal (NGT)

    11/22/2015

    Environment

    The National Green Tribunal has been established under the National Green Tribunal Act 2010 for effective and expeditious disposal of cases relating to environmental protection and conservation of for ......

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    Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs)

    11/2/2015

    Environment

    Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) are voluntary pledges that countries will take to cut carbon emissions ahead of Conference Of Parties (Cop) In Paris. The UN has set October 1 as d ......

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    Indo – Singapore Relation

    11/29/2015

    Indo Singapore

    India’s relations with Singapore are not only time-tested but have also been counted as one of the key partnerships. Back in 1992, when India was trying to find its feet in Southeast Asia throug ......

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    India and APEC

    11/24/2015

    APEC

    The debate over India’s membership to APEC has been gaining ground ever since the moratorium on new membership expired in 2010. Within India, the arguments supporting APEC membership are primari ......

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    Zangmu – Hydropolitics of the Basin

    11/22/2015

    External Security

    The Zangmu hydroelectric project is a gravity dam on the Brahmaputra River 9 km (5.6 mi) northwest of Gyaca in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China. The purpose of the dam is hydroelectric power produ ......

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    Vertical Farming

    11/18/2015

    Agriculture

    By the year 2050, nearly 80% of the earth’s population will reside in urban centers. Applying the most conservative estimates to current demographic trends, the human population will increase by ......

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    National TB Control Programme

    11/29/2015

    Health

    The National TB Control Programme was stated in 1962 with the aim to detect cases earliest and treat them. In the district, the programme is implemented through the district Tuberculosis Centre (DTC) ......

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    Ethics - The concept

    11/21/2015

    Ethics and Human Interface

    Human beings are the only animals capable of controlling their behavior, differentiating between right and wrong actions and placing differing values on ideas and deeds. It is this choice of right or ......

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    Russian and Syria – Analytical View

    11/18/2015

    Syria

    There are several reasons why Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has chosen to enter the four-year-old Syrian civil war, first using warplanes, and more recently, firing cruise missiles at terror ......

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