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    "Contract Theory"

    1/27/2017

    Growth and development

    Context: Economy today has become one of the most complex system all around the globe. The world has come a long way from barter trading (although not vanished) to the contemporary complex system of b ......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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    Economic Threshod and Economic Injury in Pest Management

    6/16/2016

    Agriculture

    The scientific study of pests and pest control strategies is often called economic entomology in recognition of the financial impact insects have on industry, agriculture, and human society in general ......Read More

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    Equity Crowd Funding

    3/28/2016

    Financial System

    Equity crowd funding is the name given to the process whereby people (the “crowd”) invest in an unlisted company (a company that is not listed on a stock market) in exchange for shares in that company ......Read More

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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 ......Read More

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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 ......Read More

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    Concept of Human Development

    12/17/2015

    Human Development

    The concept of human development involves understanding of the human condition with its core being the capability approach. The human condition is defined as "the characteristics, key events, and ......Read More

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    Foreign Direct Investment

    12/13/2015

    External Sector

    Foreign Direct Investment, commonly referred to as FDI is an investment made to acquire lasting or long-term interest in enterprises operating outside of the economy of the investor. It is not 'po ......Read More

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    Financial Inclusion - Concept

    12/13/2015

    Financial Inclusion

    More than 70% of our population lives in the rural areas, 33% of total poor lives in India, More than 50% of total population doesn’t have any bank accounts. Access to finance by the poor and vu ......Read More

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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 ......Read More

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    Global security concerns

    2/8/2016

    External Sector

    The traditional threats which defined global security matters for the best part of the 20th century have been quickly replaced by new and re-emerging security challenges. The Global Security - Emergin ......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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    Governance - An Analytical View

    10/13/2015

    Governance

    During his US visit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi conveyed to his audience: “Reform in governance is my No 1 priority. We are for simplified procedures, speedy decision making, transparency and ......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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    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 ......Read More

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    Concept and Emergence of civil society

    12/15/2015

    Civil society

    The Concept In broad terms civil society is commonly defined as the area outside family, market and state, encompassing a spectrum of actors and entities with a wide range of purposes, structures, and ......Read More

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    Does Feminism Discriminate Against Men

    12/2/2015

    Gender issues

    Feminism is a highly debatable topic. This is basically a movement with a collection of ideologies that aim to establish, define and defend the roles and rights of women in terms of political, social ......Read More

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    Causes of Globalization

    12/2/2015

    Globalization

    What explains this globalization? As in the case of classical globalization, It is certainly not attributable to conquest, the source of most previous historical episodes where a single economic syste ......Read More

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    What is Globalization ?

    12/2/2015

    Globalization

    The Concept In theory, the concept of globalization comprises mainly economy, society, culture and politics. In an ideal sense, people from different countries with different cultural backgrounds are ......Read More

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    Voilence against Women - Male dimension

    10/13/2015

    Gender issues

    VIOLENCE is defined by the World Health Organisation as “the intentional use of physical force or power, threatened or actual against oneself, another person.” Are men more violent than wo ......Read More

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    Environment and society

    10/13/2015

    Environment

    Humans play a very significant role in both promoting and correcting the environmental crisis. It is not a high-carbon “economy” but a high-carbon “society” that needs to be ad ......Read More

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    Environment as right

    10/13/2015

    Environment

    United Nations designated June 5 as World Environment Day for raising the level of global awareness. A safe environment is the sum total of many factors. It is a goal that cannot be achieved without b ......Read More

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    Cheerfulness and Happiness

    1/6/2017

    Ethics and Human Interface

    What’s the difference between cheerfulness and happiness? Despite appearances, these two notions are quite different. Trying to offer an answer to this question may help to shed light on a number of i ......Read More

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    What are Values ?

    12/13/2015

    Human Values

    Values are ideas that a person holds about things and aspects of life. These areguiding principles that mould a person’sbehavior all his life. Quite often values are used to differentiate betwee ......Read More

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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 ......Read More

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    Social Security Agreement between India and the Netherlands

    The Union Cabinet has approved Amendment of the bilateral Social Security Agreement (SSA) between India and the Netherlands b...

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    Antarctic Treaty

    India, being among the countries that have acceded to the Antarctica Treaty, is expected to have a clear policy on the conseq...

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    Cartosat-2 satellite

    The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched earth observation satellite Cartosat-2 series and 30 co-passenger sate...

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    Thirty more Smart Cities

    Thirty more cities from across the country have been added to the Centre’s Smart Cities Mission, with a proposed investment o...

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    NATGRID can access PAN, I-T records

    The Centre has empowered the National Intelligence Grid (NATGRID), the integrated mechanism to keep track of security-related...