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    Start Up India

    1/31/2016

    Industry

    Defining Startup U.S. Small Business Administration describes it as a "business that is typically technology oriented and has high growth potential. Paul Graham says that "A startup is a company desig ......

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    Textile industry : 2015

    1/27/2016

    Industry

    Several new initiatives have been undertaken by the Government of India under the leadership of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, to make development participative and inclusive, in line with the cor ......

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    Mines and Minerals:2015

    1/27/2016

    Resources

    Major initiatives and Achievements:- POLICY & LEGISLATION MMDR Act, 1957 – Introduction of Auctions: The MMDR Act, 1957 has been amended by the MMDR Amendment Act, 2015 w.e.f. January, 2015. Through t ......

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    Rainfed Farming – Analysis

    1/27/2016

    Agriculture

    Contribution to Food Security Rainfed areas in India are highly diverse, ranging from resource rich areas to resource-constrained areas. Some of the resource rich areas are highly productive and have ......

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    MGNREGA: Current Scenario

    1/27/2016

    Poverty

    The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) scheme which guarantees 100 days of wage employment per year to rural households, has shown a sign of revival in the last two quart ......

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    Inland Water Transport In India

    1/27/2016

    Transport

    The Potential The inland water transport was an important mode earlier, but it declined after the coming of railways. The inland water transport is a cheap, fuel-efficient, environment-friendly mode w ......

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    Food processing: 2015

    1/26/2016

    Food Management

    The food processing sector has emerged as an important segment of the Indian economy in terms of its contribution to GDP, employment and investment. During 2014-15, the sector constituted as much as 9 ......

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    Measuring Poverty

    1/22/2016

    Poverty

    The poverty measure itself is a statistical function which translates the comparison of the indicator of well being and the poverty line which is made for each household into one aggregate number for ......

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    Poverty Estimates In India

    1/22/2016

    Poverty

    A common method used to measure poverty is based on incomes or consumption levels. In India, a person is considered poor if his or her consumption or income level falls below some minimum level necess ......

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    Global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI)

    1/22/2016

    Poverty

    Poverty has traditionally been measured in one dimension, usually income or consumption. This means that whether a person is poor or not decides on the basis of basket of goods and services. But pover ......

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    Indian Sugar Industry

    1/21/2016

    Industry

    India is the world’s largest producer of sugarcane and second largest producer of sugar after Cuba. The sugar industry contributes significantly to socio-economic development of the rural population.T ......

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    The Big Impact Of China’s Slowdown

    1/3/2016

    Growth and development

    China’s economic slowdown in 2015 will have important consequences for countries in the region and beyond. After three decades of double-digit growth, however, the weakening performance of the w ......

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    Environment and Right to Life

    1/17/2016

    Fundamental Rights

    The ‘Right to Clean Environment’ was read as part of the ‘Right to Life’ under Article 21 by the Supreme Court in the case ‘Subhash K vs State of Bihar’ and ‘Virender Gaur vs State of Haryana’. Origin ......

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    The concept of Rights

    1/17/2016

    Concepts

    Rights can be defined as social claims. Or more simply demands or entitlements for certain goods or services by people living in a society. These demands are claimed from the Society - serviced either ......

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    Can Fundamental Duties be made binding on citizens?

    1/17/2016

    Fundamental Duties

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    Surrogacy

    1/31/2016

    Gender issues

    Recently proposed Assisted Reproductive Techniques (Regulation) Bill, 2014 is making surrogacy narrow and limited to only Indian couple. India is been a thriving industry for surrogacy and among few c ......

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    Women and child Development : 2015

    1/27/2016

    Gender issues

    The Union Ministry of Women and Child Development this year made rapid strides to address the issues of women and child development. Special emphasis of the new measures remained addressing the issue ......

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    Health : 2015

    1/26/2016

    Health

    Mission Indradhanush The Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has launched “Mission Indradhanush”, depicting seven colours of the rainbow, to fully immunise more than 89 lakh children who are either un ......

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    Animal Rights and Human Rights

    1/17/2016

    Animal Rights

    Human Rights (HR) as those rights which should be available to all human beings by the virtue of their being part of Human Species. Taking their cue from the social articulation of the human experienc ......

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    Paris Pact : 2015

    1/31/2016

    Climate

    Negotiators from 196 countries approved a landmark climate accord that seeks to dramatically reduce emissions of the greenhouse gases blamed for a dangerous warming of the planet. Underpinning the Agr ......

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    History Of Climate Conference

    1/31/2016

    Climate

    History: UN summit conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) held in Rio de Janerio in June 1992 adopted, by consensus, the first multilateral legal instrument on Climate Change, the UN Framew ......

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    Paris pact and India

    1/30/2016

    Climate

    Major concerns raised by India in — mitigation of carbon emissions, adaptation to climate change, financing, technology development and transfer, capacity building and transparency are addressed in fi ......

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    Organic Farming

    1/29/2016

    Agriculture

    Definition: According to United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) “organic farming is a system which avoids or largely excludes the use of synthetic inputs (such as fertilizers, pesticides, horm ......

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    Enviornment : 2015

    1/26/2016

    Ecology

    Following are the highlights of the initiatives and achievements of Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change during 2015: COP 21 AT PARIS: Working Towards Climate Justice: India was able to ......

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    Year of Small Diplomacy

    1/26/2016

    Foreign Policy of India

    Path-breaking, Proactive, Pragmatic – these three P’s encapsulate the diplomatic initiatives and outreach of the Government of India led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2015 It was a year marked by ......

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    Optical fibers - Principle and advantages

    1/31/2016

    Information Technology

    Optical fiber is a very thin strand of glass or plastic capable of transmitting light from one point to another. Optical fiber can also be called an optical waveguide, since it is a device that guides ......

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    Artificial intelligence

    1/21/2016

    Information Technology

    Artificial intelligence (AI) is the field within computer science that seeks to explain and to emulate, through mechanical or computational processes, some or all aspects of human intelligence. Includ ......

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    Data colonialism - Issues

    1/20/2016

    Information Technology

    A new campaign launched by Facebook to provide free basic internet facility ignited the debate on net neutrality and Data colonialism. Free Basic mainly focuses on providing a limited set of internet ......

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    The Stem cell debate

    1/17/2016

    Biotechnology

    Stem cell research is often in the news both for its involvement in scientific breakthrough and the controversy surrounding its use. Stem cell therapies are not new. Doctors have been performing bone ......

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    Atomic Bomb vs Hydrogen Bomb

    1/16/2016

    Science and Technology

    North Korea claims to have tested a hydrogen bomb, a weapon more powerful than the nuclear bombs that devastated the Japanese cities of Nagasaki and Hiroshima during World War II. A hydrogen bomb is d ......

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    Super computers

    1/14/2016

    Science and Technology

    A supercomputer is one which has high computational capability, several processors and a large amount of memory. Supercomputers are used in scenarios where the time taken to execute an instruction oug ......

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    Environmental ethics

    1/27/2016

    Ethics and Human Interface

    Environmental ethics is the part of environmental philosophy which considers extending the traditional boundaries of ethics from solely including humans to including the non-human world. There are man ......

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    Rise of Right in Europe

    1/30/2016

    Europe

    "Right", an ideology which is firstly used in Europe(France) starts deepening its roots in Europe because of various economic, political and regional crisis. In today world right ideology revolves aro ......

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    West Asian Conflicts in 2015

    1/10/2016

    Asia

    2015 is a defining period in West Asia’s latest turbulent phase. This year has seen some major changes like Iran Nuclear deal, muscular foreign policy of Saudi Arabia, militarism of Turkey, resurgent ......

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