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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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    Biosimilars versus Generics

    12/2/2016

    Biotechnology

    Biosimilars are capturing big pharma's attention. The opportunities for biosimilars are huge for both manufacturers and consumers. The upside of biosimilars is that consumers can get biologics for che ......Read More

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    Hydroponics

    12/1/2016

    Biotechnology

    Like technology, gardening sector is also changing. People are now switching to soil less gardening technique, popularly known as Hydroponics. Hydroponics is a subset of hydroculture, which is the gro ......Read More

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    The Ice Stupas

    11/23/2016

    Science and Technology

    An enlightened solution to prevent water scarcity in trans-Himalayan mountain desert like Ladakh by developing conical ice mounds that behave like mini-glaciers, slowly releasing wasting winter water ......Read More

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    Artificial rain (Cloud seeding)

    11/8/2016

    Science and Technology

    Cloud seeding is an artificial way to create rainfall. It is done either by using artillery to fire shells containing rain-inducing chemicals such as silver iodide into the cloud cover or by dropping ......Read More

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    Brain fingerprinting

    11/4/2016

    Biotechnology

    Brain fingerprinting is a controversial technique that is advocated as a way to identify a terrorist or other dangerous person by measuring the "brainprint" of that person when shown a particular body ......Read More

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    Molecular machines

    10/14/2016

    Nanotechnology

    The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2016 is awarded to Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir J. Fraser Stoddart and Bernard L. Feringa for their development of molecular machines that are a thousand times thinner than a ......Read More

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    Nanotechnology-a scientific revolution

    10/8/2016

    Nanotechnology

    There's an unprecedented multidisciplinary convergence of scientists dedicated to the study of a world so small, we can't see it -- even with a light microscope. That world is the field of nanotechnol ......Read More

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    Radioactive waste management in India

    9/29/2016

    Nuclear science

    Radioactive waste, arising from civilian nuclear activities as well as from defence-related nuclear-weapon activities, poses a formidable problem for handling and protecting the environment to be safe ......Read More

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    Autonomous cars-the driverless revolution

    9/24/2016

    Science and Technology

    As the technology gets cheaper, the driverless car future will increasingly become a reality. An autonomous car is a vehicle that is capable of sensing its environment and navigating without human inp ......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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    Darknet-The anonymous internet

    7/13/2016

    Information Technology

    Darknets are small niches of the “Deep Web,” which is itself a catch-all term for the assorted Net-connected stuff that isn’t discoverable by the major search engines. This is the anonymous internet, ......Read More

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    Reusable Launch Vehicle - Technology Demonstrator (RLV-TD)

    6/4/2016

    Space

    After the successful deployment of the swadeshi Global Positioning System through NAVIC or Navigation with Indian Constellation, ISRO is again reaching for the stars. The Indian Space Research Organis ......Read More

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    3D Printing

    4/25/2016

    Information Technology

    3D printing or additive manufacturing is a process of making three dimensional solid objects from a digital file. The creation of a 3D printed object is achieved using additive processes. In an additi ......Read More

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    Virtual reality

    4/25/2016

    Information Technology

    Virtual reality is an artificial environment that is created with software and presented to the user in such a way that the user suspends belief and accepts it as a real environment. On a computer, vi ......Read More

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    Vaccines

    3/24/2016

    Health

    A vaccine is a biological preparation that provides active acquired immunity to a particular disease. A vaccine typically contains an agent that resembles a disease-causing micro-organism and is often ......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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    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 ......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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    Anti-dumping duty on hydrogen peroxide

    India imposed anti-dumping duty on export of hydrogen peroxide from Bangladesh, second one after imposing the same duty on ju...

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    Logistics pact with U.S.

    India is all set to notify the operationalising of the Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement (LEMOA) with the U.S. The n...

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    BRS Conventions

    An inter-ministerial Indian delegation headed by the Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change is going t...

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    Sovereign Gold Bonds 2017-18

    Government of India, in consultation with the Reserve Bank of India, has decided to issue Sovereign Gold Bonds 2017-18 – Seri...

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    “Quality Mark” Award Scheme

    Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries has supported the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) developed in...