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    Competition Law Should be Robust

    2/24/2016

    Industry

    In the past seven years, the country's youngest regulator- the Competition Commission of India - has seen many of its headline-hogging orders make corporate India take note of fair trade regulations. ......Read More

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    National Urea Policy, 2015

    2/19/2016

    Agriculture

    About Policy 1. This policy was approved by Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) in 2015 with the main focus to help in facilitating new investments in the sector, particularly by way of new p ......Read More

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    Geographical Indications

    2/14/2016

    IPR

    GI(Geographical Indications) are signs used on goods that have a specific geographical origin and possess qualities or a reputation that are due to that place of origin. Agricultural products typicall ......Read More

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    Patent Laws in India

    2/13/2016

    IPR

    A patent is an exclusive right granted for an invention, which is a product or a process that provides a new way of doing something, or offers a new technical solution to a problem. It provides protec ......Read More

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    Agriculture In India: Situation, Challenges And Solution

    2/7/2016

    Agriculture

    This century witnessed new resurgent India which is soon going to be fastest growing economy in world by surpassing China. No doubt India's growth in economic parameters is positive, but picture of 80 ......Read More

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    Health Sector - Issues in Governance

    2/26/2016

    Health

    Health sector in Independent India provided one of the most formidable challenges in Governance. For not only is Health an important issue in itself but directly or indirectly affects and interacts wi ......Read More

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    Government and Governance

    2/15/2016

    Concepts

    Let’s now revert to this distinction. What’s Government? In its simplest yet broadest sense, to govern means to rule or control others. In this sense, the term government can therefore be taken to inc ......Read More

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    Modes of Governance

    2/7/2016

    Concepts

    Having said that, the principal modes of governance and hence, the various ways through which social life is coordinated in a society include, Markets, Hierarchies and Networks. Market in this context ......Read More

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    Governance - The Problem

    2/7/2016

    Concepts

    Before I venture into this domain and try unraveling this phenomenon, let’s sample this: A country rich in natural resources but such resources have either remained unexploited optimally or have been ......Read More

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    Corporate Governance

    2/2/2016

    Concepts

    Concept of Corporate Governance: Corporate governance refers to the accountability of the Board of Directors to all stakeholders of the corporation i.e. shareholders, employees, suppliers, customers a ......Read More

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    Rights for LGBTs

    2/26/2016

    Disadvantaged Groups

    The LGBT refers to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender communities. It is a collective term that includes within its purview both the concept of third gender (Transgenders), fluid Gender Identity g ......Read More

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    Civil Society and Development

    2/22/2016

    Civil society

    ‘Civil Society’ and ‘Development’ are two concepts that share the underlying principle of ‘People’s Participation for their own Welfare’. In this context the relation between Civil Society (CS) and De ......Read More

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    Civil Society and Democracy

    2/22/2016

    Civil society

    Civil Society and Democracy are two inter-related concepts that share the underlying principle of ‘People’s Participation’ in running various affairs of the state. The inter-relation between Democracy ......Read More

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    Deep ocean global warming

    2/28/2016

    Climate

    With the global oceans getting warmer and more acidic as they absorb heat and carbon dioxide, habitats and food webs are changing with them, then there is question on affect of climate on deep sea als ......Read More

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    Kyoto Protocol

    2/1/2016

    Climate

    Kyoto Protocol[1] is the first major step toward reduction of green house gases. It commits industrialized countries to stabilize greenhouse gases. The Kyoto Protocol was adopted in Kyoto, Japan, on 1 ......Read More

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    Internationalism

    2/22/2016

    Foreign Policy of India

    The Concept The term ‘internationalism’ has no concrete definition as such, and there are multiple schools of thought that perceive the term in different context and interpretations. However, in gener ......Read More

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    Efficacy Of CBMs In India-Pakistan Relations

    2/21/2016

    Indo Pakistan

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s brief stopover in Lahore melted some ice and the think tanks in both countries were optimistic about improved bilateral relation by this act. But as the Lahore bus start ......Read More

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    American Dreams

    2/20/2016

    Indo US

    In late 2015, number of Indian students deported back to India by United state authorities due to possible default of some universities in US. Behind the numbers hides a human story of academic dreams ......Read More

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    Indo-Russian Ties

    2/16/2016

    Indo-Russia

    India and Russia have reaffirmed to carry forward the strategic partnership between the two countries and decided to expand cooperation in sectors such as energy, defence, health and mining. Prime Min ......Read More

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    Indo-Japan Relations

    2/1/2016

    Indo Japan

    BACKGROUND PRE INDEPENDENCE Japan’s emergence as a power in the early 20th century was positively viewed in India and symbolized what was seen as the beginning of an Asian resurgence. In India, there ......Read More

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    India-Russia Relations

    2/1/2016

    Indo Russia

    Relations with Russia are a key pillar of our foreign policy, and we regard Russia as a trusted and reliable strategic partner. Ours is a relationship that not only stands independent of any other, bu ......Read More

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    Flood Management

    2/2/2016

    Disasters

    Introduction Floods have been recurrent phenomenon in many parts of India, causing loss of lives and public property and bringing untold misery to the people, especially those in the rural areas. Ther ......Read More

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    Interlinking of Rivers

    2/1/2016

    Hydrology

    Interlinking of rivers is the largest project of linking all major rivers of India with the help of a network of canals. The idea of linking rivers across India to solve flood, drought, power and othe ......Read More

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    Net Neutrality – Openness vs Access

    2/24/2016

    Information Technology

    Net Neutrality means treating all information flow on the internet equally without discrimination say between data packets that facilitate VoIP (voice over internet protocol) or video streaming etc. F ......Read More

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    Net Neutrality

    2/16/2016

    Information Technology

    Net neutrality implies equal access to all websites for all. Any priority given to an application or company on payment basis is seen as violating the concept The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India ......Read More

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    The Human Genome Project

    2/1/2016

    Biotechnology

    The Human Genome Project (HGP) was one of the great feats of exploration in history - an inward voyage of discovery rather than an outward exploration of the planet or the cosmos; an international res ......Read More

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    Science and Technology Policy 2013

    2/1/2016

    Science and Technology

    Science, technology and innovation can exist separately on their own in disconnected spaces. But, it is their integration that leads to new value creation. India’s global competitiveness will be deter ......Read More

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    Indian Space Programme

    2/1/2016

    Space

    Despite being a developing economy with its attendant problems, India has effectively developed space technology and has applied it successfully for its rapid development and today is offering a varie ......Read More

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    Work Culture

    2/10/2016

    Probity in Governance

    Work culture represents the collective values, beliefs and principles of organization and employee and is a product of such factors as history, product, market, technology, and strategy, type of emplo ......Read More

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    Organisational Ethics

    2/7/2016

    Ethics and Human Interface

    Organizational ethics is the ethics of an organization, and it is how an organization responds to an internal or external stimulus. Organizational ethics is interdependent with the organizational cult ......Read More

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    Universal Ethics

    2/7/2016

    Ethics and Human Interface

    There are several ethical standards that are considered to be self-evident, and seem to apply to all people throughout all of history, regardless of cultural, political, social, or economic context. T ......Read More

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    Media Ethics

    2/4/2016

    Media

    Media ethics is concerned about the question of what is right or wrong, good or bad, acceptable or unacceptable about the means and ways that the media collects and presents information and news. It i ......Read More

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    Kuril Islands Dispute

    2/25/2016

    Japan

    More than seventy years have passed since the end of World War II, and no peace treaty has been concluded between Japan and the former Soviet Union. The reason for this delay is the unresolved Norther ......Read More

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    United Nations TIR Convention

    India has become the 71st country to ratify the United Nations TIR (Transports Internationaux Routiers) Convention. The ratif...

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    National Council of Senior Citizens (NCSrC)

    Second Meeting of National Council of Senior Citizens (NCSrC)’ was organized by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowermen...

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    BIO International Convention

    The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) BIO 2017 was held in the San Diego Convention Centre, San Diego. India is als...

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    Sardar Sarovar Dam

    Narmada Control Authority (NCA) has given the final go ahead to the Gujarat government to close the Sardar Sarovar Dam (SSD) ...

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    Anti-profiteering authority

    The GST Council, chaired by Union Finance Minister has approved the anti-profiteering rules. As per this, a five-member anti-...