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    Inclusiveness - A way forward for economic well-being of Bharat

    8/24/2016

    Financial Inclusion

    Bharat is a spiritual culture, but that does not mean people just sat with their eyes closed. These are not people who stayed home. They went across the world. If you look back, some of the oldest doc ......Read More

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    Monetary Policy Committee and Inflation Targeting

    8/24/2016

    Monetary Policy

    Reserve Bank of India (RBI) as the custodian of monetary policy in India was established upon recommendations of Hilton Young Commission as per provisions of RBI Act 1934. It started it’s operations o ......Read More

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    Small And Payment Banks

    8/24/2016

    Banking

    Small Banks Small banks have been recommended by several experts and committees like Narsimhan committee etc. In 2014 RBI invited licences for small banks and so far 10 entities have been granted perm ......Read More

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    Indian Steel Sector

    8/23/2016

    Industry

    Recently Indian steel sector has been badly hit by stagnation in domestic demand and surge in cheap imports. The writeup discusses the issue along with measures taken to deal with it. India produces 8 ......Read More

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    WEDGE BETWEEN CPI AND WPI

    8/23/2016

    Inflation

    The wedge between CPI- and WPI-based inflation during the current financial year has been significantly wide. While WPI-based inflation continues to be in the negative zone for fourteen months in a ro ......Read More

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    Goods and Services Tax (GST)

    8/21/2016

    Fiscal system

    Objectives: The objective of Goods and Services Tax is to replace indirect tax regime in India by a single tax known as GST. The unified taxation regime known as GST will be a single tax rate that wil ......Read More

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    Industrial Corridors

    8/14/2016

    Industry

    The contribution of India’s manufacturing sector to GDP has been stagnant at 16% for many years now while that of services sector has steadily increased to 60% since independence. This indicates that ......Read More

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    Taxes in India : What after GST part 2

    8/13/2016

    Tax System

    Background: Budget 2006-07: GST by April 1, 2010, announced. Subsequently, Empowered Committee (EC) of state Finance Ministers tasked with drawing up roadmap and design April 2008: EC, headed by the t ......Read More

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    Foreign Investments

    8/9/2016

    Economic growth

    Foreign investments in India have broadly been categorized as Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and Foreign Portfolio Investment (FPI). The reason for this classification is the internationally accepted ......Read More

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    Taxes in India: what after GST part 1

    8/5/2016

    Tax System

    India is a Federal state. Power is divided between the Union and the states. The functions have been classified as exclusively for the centre, exclusively for the state and both for the centre and the ......Read More

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    Growth & Development

    8/4/2016

    Growth and development

    Growth refers to increase in size or quantity such as height, weight and income of an individual/entity. Growth is therefore quantifiable in terms of units such as meters, kilogram, rupee etc. Whereas ......Read More

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    India and Olympics

    8/31/2016

    Sports

    After 1900 India has able to win only 28 gold medals in Olympics games which are equal to the number of medals won by American Athletes Michael Phelps. This depicts the dismal performance of India in ......Read More

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    Women Empowerment and Sports

    8/25/2016

    Gender issues

    Women empowerment is considered as a tool to eradicate all the social problems like poverty, illiteracy and gender discrimination. Empowering women, especially through sports has a positive impact on ......Read More

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    Abortion: The Debate

    8/22/2016

    Gender issues

    Abortion presents an ethical as well as moral dilemma . While procured abortion is a direct attack on a foetus with a lethal intent , it certainly should not be confused with the inadvertent loss of l ......Read More

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    Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA)

    8/4/2016

    Education

    The quality of education imparted to children of today will determine the quality of demographic dividend of tomorrow and in turn the economic growth rate in coming years. A child therefore needs to b ......Read More

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    New Mental Health Bill

    8/18/2016

    Health

    In landmark improvements over the existing mental health law, the new Mental Healthcare Bill imposes a blanket ban on the use of electric shocks for treatment among children and restricts the use of p ......Read More

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    World’s first hack-proof satellite launched

    8/17/2016

    Space

    China has successfully launched the world’s first quantum satellite which can provide ‘hack-proof’ communications at speeds faster than light between space and the ground with significant military and ......Read More

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    Augmented Reality-a digital trend

    8/5/2016

    Information Technology

    Technology is unendingly developing, and the introduction of new devices acts as a touchstone to the landing of a totally new technological worldview. Video games have been entertaining us for nearly ......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-...