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    Historical factors behind the Current Kashmir Imbroglio

    9/17/2018

    Security Agencies

    A crisis in Kashmir is an instrument for the mobilisation of the masses in Pakistan , as well as gaining the support of the Islamist parties and primarily their loyalists in the military and the ISI.  ......

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    Naga Accord

    9/15/2018

    Internal Security

    The word “Naga” denotes a conglomeration of ethnic tribes living on the Himalayan range in North-East India. It is the British who brought the several tribes on these hills under the umbrella of “Naga ......

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    Evolution of Anti-Terrorism Laws in India

    9/7/2018

    Internal Security

    The legal and institutional framework that independent India Inherited from the British to govern criminal law, criminal procedure, and policing largely remains in place today. Police matters are gove ......

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    Electrifying mobility in India

    9/29/2018

    Pollution

    Background:- Electric vehicles (EVs) are growing in popularity and certainly in mind space. They are cleaner and more efficient, easy to maintain and there is an advantage of regenerative braking. On ......

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    Water crisis in Shimla

    9/29/2018

    Water

    Background:- India has long undervalued one of its most precious resources, water. The country’s chronic mismanagement of water is staring at it now. Over 600 million Indians rely on the monsoon to re ......

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    Droughts and Floods in India

    9/29/2018

    Disasters

    India essentially forms a separate geo-hydrological and climatic unit due to its isolation from the rest of the Eurasian landmass. Thus, the problems of floods and droughts in India form a distinct un ......

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    Elephant Corridors

    9/29/2018

    Biodiversity

    Elephant herds are known to migrate across 350-500 sq. km. annually. Elephant corridors are narrow strips of land that connect two large habitats. There are around 1950 elephants left in India, more t ......

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    Implementation of the Forest Rights Act

    9/29/2018

    Environmental Legislations

    Forest Rights Act, 2006 was enacted by the Union Government to recognize the traditional rights of forest-dwelling communities to land and other resources, denied to them over decades as a result of t ......

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    Emission Trading Scheme (ETS)

    9/28/2018

    Sustainable Development

    Emission Trading Scheme is part of Kyoto Protocol’s flexibility mechanism which allows companies that have emission units to spare – emissions permitted to them but not “used” – to sell this excess ca ......

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    Bacterial contamination along Varanasi's Ghats

    9/28/2018

    Ecology

    Namami Gange is 100% centrally funded programme. The intention is to “ramp up progress” of the Ganga clean-up mission. Mission has been announced as an Integrated Ganga Conservation Mission in the Uni ......

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    Water management index: NITI AAYOG

    9/28/2018

    Water

    Background:- Decades of the mismanagement of resources, a lack of awareness about the need for conserving fresh water, an absence of a well-thought-out water conservation policy, coupled with the mena ......

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    Storms in India

    9/28/2018

    Disasters

    Stroms have killed more than 400 People within 3 Months period in India. This Data portrays urgent need to devise measures to Proper Forecasting and Measures to deal with this disaster. Reasons for Fr ......

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    Springs and spring management

    9/28/2018

    Water

    Springs occur where water flows from an aquifer to Earth’s surface. A recent NITI Ayog report which shows that Himalayan springs are drying up ,is a cause of concern. Importance of springs:- Springs f ......

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    International solar alliance

    9/28/2018

    International Institutions

    International Solar Alliance is a global alliance of countries falling on or between the Tropics. It is the brainchild of India and was launched at Paris climate conference (2015) with Cooperation of ......

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    Compensatory afforestation programme

    9/28/2018

    Biodiversity

    Compensatory Afforestation (CA) refers to afforestation and regeneration activities carried out as a way of compensating for forest land diverted to non-forest purposes. Here “non-forest purpose” mean ......

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    Centrality of Tiger agenda

    9/28/2018

    Biodiversity

    India is one of the few countries, where tigers have their natural habitat. There are an estimated 2,226 tigers in the country and India has 70 per cent of the world’s tiger population, according to t ......

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    Water Crisis

    9/28/2018

    Sustainable Development

    India has long undervalued one of its most precious resources, water. The country’s chronic mismanagement of water is staring at it now. Over 600 million Indians rely on the monsoon to replenish their ......

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    National Biofuel Policy 2018

    9/27/2018

    Pollution

    As per Paris agreement, India has declared use of 40% non fossil fuel by 2030 as INDC. To attain this biofuel policy is key. National bio fuel policy 2018 is a way to achieve it. Provisions :- propose ......

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    Destructive power of tsunamis and its reasons

    9/27/2018

    Disasters

    Tsunami is a seismic sea wave or tidal wave, catastrophic ocean wave, usually caused by a submarine earthquake, an underwater or coastal landslide, or a volcanic eruption. The term tidal waveis freque ......

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    South Asia's hotspots

    9/27/2018

    Biodiversity

    The report, ‘South Asia’s Hotspots: The Impact of Temperature and Precipitation Changes on Living Standards’, has been authored by World Bank. It looks at six countries in South Asia and how projected ......

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    Factors contributing to the slow progress in India's Biodiseal development programme

    9/27/2018

    Energy

    With its domestic crude oil output stagnating and the demand for oil continuing to rise at an ever-increasing pace, India has an opportunity to use substitutes of fossil fuels for both, economic and e ......

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    Dam Mismanagement: Reason behind kerala flood

    9/27/2018

    Disasters

    Recently incessant rains in the past couple of weeks has caused massive flooding across Kerala. Reasons for flooding in Kerala:- More than average rainfall:- India’s western coast has received above-a ......

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    pollution in some cities of India due to transport

    9/26/2018

    Pollution

    Urban commuting has become one of the most energy- and pollution-intensive activities in India, contributing to increased greenhouse gas emissions. Differences in performance of India’s cities regardi ......

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    water conservation

    9/26/2018

    Water

    India has long undervalued one of its most precious resources, water. The country’s chronic mismanagement of water is staring at it now. Over 600 million Indians rely on the monsoon to replenish their ......

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    water management policies to control floods

    9/26/2018

    Disasters

    In the monsoon season, there is an increase in frequency of heavy rainfall. Global warming and lack of scientific flood management hold clues to the frequent floods witnessed in recent years. The trag ......

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    Bioremediation for solid waste management and disposal in our cities

    9/26/2018

    Pollution

    Most Indian cities are surrounded by hills of garbage, which are a testimony to India’s neglect over a long period of managing and disposing of the waste it generates in the course of its household ac ......

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    potential of oceans as renewable energy source

    9/25/2018

    Renewable Energy

    Background:- Oceans cover more than 70% of Earth’s surface, making them the world’s largest solar collectors. The ocean can produce two types of energy: thermal energyfrom the sun’s heat, and mechanic ......

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    Pink Noise -Frontline , September 2018

    9/20/2018

    Climate

    A central question in contemporary climate science concerns the relative roles of natural and anthropogenic factors of climate variability—forcing climate change related to human involvement. A new st ......

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    Issues and Challenges of Handloom Industry in India

    9/7/2018

    Industry

    Indian Handloom Industry is an ancient cottage industry of India with a decentralized set up. This industry is a source of livelihood for millions of people and contributes a major part towards employ ......

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    How to deal with Water Crisis in India

    9/5/2018

    Water

    Climate change is likely to increase the variability of water resources affecting human health and livelihoods. Therefore, special impetus should be given towards mitigation at micro level by enhancin ......

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    Precision Farming

    9/5/2018

    Agriculture

    Current Agricultural Challenges Agricultural production system is an outcome of a complex interaction of seed, soil, water and agro-chemicals Therefore, judicious management of all the inputs is essen ......

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    Banda Bahadur's Administration of Conquered Territories

    9/30/2018

    History

    After the victory of Sirhind, Banda Bahadur appointed Baz Singh as ruler of Sirhind. Aali Singh was appointed as his Naib. Fateh Singh had already been appointed the ruler of Samana. Ram Singh and Vin ......

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    Importance of teachings of Guru Nanak Dev Ji on society

    9/30/2018

    Social Issues

    Gum Nanak Dev Ji did not preach deep abstruse philosophy. Rather he expressed his teachings associated with practical and religious life in a very simple way. To spread his teachings he used the simpl ......

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    Social Condition in Punjab before Guru Nanak Dev Ji

    9/29/2018

    Social Issues

    The society before Guru Nanak Dev Ji was divided mainly into two parts - the Muslim society and the Hindu society. Social Condition of the Muslims : Before Guru Nanak Dev Ji, there was a government of ......

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    Political Condition of Punjab Before Guru Nanak Dev Ji

    9/28/2018

    History

    Guru Nanak Dev ji was born in 1469 A.D. Political and social conditions of Punjab were despicable before his birth. The rulers were weak and divided. Punjab was facing external aggressions. The rulers ......

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    Famous Battles fought by Banda Bahadur

    9/26/2018

    History

    Rise of Banda Bahadur : Guru Gobind Singh ji, before his death, had ordered his Sikhs to accept Guru Granth Sahib as their religious Guru. During the last days of his life, Guruji visited the south. A ......

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    Merits and Demerits of Sikh Misls of Punjab

    9/24/2018

    History

    The word Misl is the Punjabi version of Confederation. Sikh Misls have an important place in Sikh History as the foundations for the Sikh empire were laid by the formation of Sikh Misls.Misls were his ......

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    Twelve Sikh Misls of Punjab

    9/24/2018

    History

    Origin of Sikh Misls: The Sikh Misls were established gradually in accordance with the change in circumstances. After the murder of Banda Bahadur in 1716 A.D. the atrocities began to be committed on t ......

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    Second Anglo-Sikh War Battles & Annexation of Punjab

    9/24/2018

    History

    The second Anglo-Sikh War was fought in 1848-49 when Lord Dalhouise was the Governor-General of India and Maharaja Dalip Singh was the minor ruler of Lahore. The following battles were fought between ......

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    Agrarian Crisis in Punjab - Challenges and Solutions

    9/23/2018

    Economy

    Punjab is predominantly an agrarian State. It was in the forefront of the adoption of the Green Revolution model in the 1960s, resulting in a tremendous increase in the use of current and capital inpu ......

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    Agro-climate Regions of Punjab

    9/23/2018

    Geography

    Agro-climatically Punjab can be divided into three parts: Hilly or Sub-mountainous Strip Alluvial Plain Sandy region or South-western region Hilly or Sub-Mountainous Region North-eastern region of Pun ......

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    Sutlej-Yamuna Link Canal (SYL Canal) Dispute

    9/23/2018

    Polity

    About Sutlej-Yamuna Link Canal : Sutlej-Yamuna Link Canal (SYL Canal) is a 214 km water way proposed to connect the Sutlej River in Punjab to Yamuna canal in Haryana.122 kilometre stretch of it falls ......

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    Causes led to Second Anglo-Sikh War

    9/23/2018

    History

    The Second Anglo-Sikh War was fought in 1848-1849 A.D. when Lord Dalhousie was the Governor General of India and Maharaja Dalip Singh was the minor ruler of Lahore. The following are the causes behind ......

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    Events and Treaties aftermath First Anglo-Sikh War

    9/23/2018

    History

    In December, 1845 AD approximately 60,000 Sikh soldiers crossed the Sutlej river under the leadership of Lal Singh and Tej Singh. On December 13, Lord Hardinge declared war against the Sikhs. Battle o ......

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    Causes and Results of First Anglo Sikh War

    9/22/2018

    History

    After the death of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, his successors proved to be weak and incapable administrator. Due to their weak administration, factionalism broke out in the Lahore state. The Britishers too ......

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    Punjab's Agro - Climatic Zones

    9/19/2018

    Geography

    Punjab falls in the Agro Climatic Zone-VI, which is called “Trans-Gangetic Plains Region”. Most of Punjab lies in the fertile plain; toward the southeast one finds semi-arid and desert landscape; a be ......

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    Deras and Caste Conflicts in Punjab

    9/5/2018

    Social Issues

    Punjab has been witness to the emergence of a large number of Deras due to the continued social exclusion and pervading inequality in the social and economic order that refuses to go away despite the ......

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    Earliest inhabitants of Himalayan region in Himachal

    9/30/2018

    Culture

    Earliest inhabitants of Himalayan region in Himachal In ancient history, often hear of tribes like Nagas (now branded as serpents), Asurs, Dasyus and Rakshas (branded as monsters). Their very mention ......

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    Architecture of Temples and Monasteries in Himachal Pradesh

    9/29/2018

    Culture

    Himachal Pradesh, which is often described as the abode of the Gods, is dotted with temples, literally one in every hamlet. The splendid heights of the Himalayan ranges, with its great scenic beauty a ......

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    Industrialization in Himachal Pradesh

    9/27/2018

    Economy

    Profile Himachal Pradesh is predominately an agricultural State where Agriculture provides direct employment to about 71 percent of the total population. The Agriculture sector contributes nearly 30 p ......

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    Types of Industries in Himachal Pradesh

    9/25/2018

    Economy

    Himachal Pradesh is among the most advanced socio-economic states and has shown promising growth over the years. Over the last decade the strong agro-based economy has shifted towards Industry service ......

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    Industrial Profile of Himachal Pradesh

    9/24/2018

    Economy

    Industrial Profile of Himachal Pradesh Himachal Pradesh is the land of lush green fields and vibrant entrepreneurial culture. It is one of the fastest growing States of the country. With congenial ind ......

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    Hot Water Springs in Himachal

    9/18/2018

    Geography

    Hot Water Springs in Himachal The healing powers of hot springs have been used and valued by people for thousands of years. The bubbling waters of hot springs contain a variety of minerals with natura ......

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    Agriculture and its diversification in Himachal Pradesh

    9/18/2018

    Economy

    Agriculture in himachal pradesh is a way of life for agrarian population. It is the backbone of state economy and the main stay of livelihood of people in the state. Agriculture and allied sector cont ......

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    Passes in Himachal Pradesh

    9/18/2018

    Geography

    In Himachal Pradesh, the landscape is very interesting, and there is an endless variety to charm the eye. But nothing on the ordinary stages can compare in beauty and grandeur with the high Mountain P ......

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    Soil and Water Conservation Programmes of Agriculture Department in Himachal Pradesh

    9/17/2018

    Geography

    Soil and Water Conservation Programmes of Agriculture Department in Himachal Pradesh Soil and Water conservation is an integral component of Agriculture production in particular and environment protec ......

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    Glaciers of Himachal Pradesh

    9/17/2018

    Geography

    Glaciers in Himachal A glacier is a naturally moving body of large dimensions made up of crystalline ice formed on the earth's surface as a result of accumulation of snow. It is estimated that glacier ......

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    Hazard Vulnerability and Risk Profile ( HVRP ) of Himachal Pradesh

    9/17/2018

    Geography

    Himachal Pradesh is situated in the Western Himalayas latitude 30o 22' 40" N to 33o 12' 40" N and longitude 75o 45' 55" E to 79o 04' 20" E covering an area of 55,673 kilometres Himachal Pradesh is a m ......

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    Lakes in Himachal Pradesh

    9/17/2018

    Geography

    Himachal Pradesh is renowned for its beauty, bliss and adventure. The mountain state is blessed with a number of beautiful lakes. Lakes in Himachal Pradesh are beguiling bodies that fascinate its visi ......

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    Valleys in Himachal Pradesh

    9/14/2018

    Geography

    A valley is a low area between hills or mountains often with a river running through it. In geology, a valley or dale is a depression that is longer than it is wide.Rivers and streams make most primar ......

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    Mountain system of Himachal Pradesh

    9/11/2018

    Geography

    MOUNTAIN SYSTEM OF HIMACHAL PRADESH Himachal literally means 'land of snowy mountains' the very name Himachal is conglomeration of 'Hima+Achala'. The 'Hima' here stands for snow, purity, whiteness. Sn ......

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    River System in Himachal Pradesh

    9/10/2018

    Geography

    The Himalaya houses a vast reservoir of moisture both in the form of ice, fresh water, and underground water. The rivers draining Himalayas sustain life in the Northern part of Indian sub-continent. T ......

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    Water Resources in Himachal Pradesh

    9/9/2018

    Geography

    Water is one of the most vital natural resources of Himachal Predesh. The state is richly endowed with a hilly terrain having an enormous volume of water from the catchment areas of Satluj, Beas, Ravi ......

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    Fairs and Festivals of Himachal

    9/7/2018

    Culture

    Fairs and Festivals of Himachal Ages of rich tradition, warm and hospitable people, a landscape of breathtaking variety and beauty - all combine to pack each year in Himachal with a variety of fairs, ......

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    Programmes and Schemes Related to Agriculture

    9/6/2018

    Economy

    State Sponsored Schemes 1. Quality Seed Multiplication and Distribution: Agriculture Department owns 36 Seed Farms where foundation seeds of Kharif and Rabi crops are produced. Annually about 3500 to ......

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    Land Reform Laws in the state of Himachal Pradesh

    9/3/2018

    Economy

    Introduction Generally, Land means an immovable and indestructible three dimensional area consisting of a portion of the earth’s surface, the space above and below the surface, and everything growing ......

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    Land Tenure System in Himachal Pradesh

    9/2/2018

    History

    Land Tenure System in Himachal Pradesh : Introduction “There is only one fundamental method of improving village life – namely, the introduction of a system of peasant proprietorship under which the t ......

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    HIMACHAL PRADESH MINERAL POLICY-2013

    9/1/2018

    Economy

    HIMACHAL PRADESH MINERAL POLICY-2013 INTRODUCTION Minerals are non-renewable natural resources essential for mankind and backbone of economic growth of any country. The progressive industrialization a ......

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    Contribution of Banda Bahadur in Haryana's History

    9/30/2018

    History

    Banda Singh Bahadur became the leader of Sikh army in 1708 and he was sent to Punjab to fight against Mughal Empire. Though the Sikh army under Banda Singh was nota regular army yet they were highly d ......

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    Municipal Reforms by Haryana Government

    9/29/2018

    Governance

    Urbanization : Urbanization is an emerging phenomenon in the developing countries, going by the present trends of urbanization more than half of the world population would be living in urban areas by ......

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    Archaeological sites of Haryana

    9/23/2018

    Culture

    Archaeological sites in Haryana have revealed interesting facts about the culture and lifestyle of ancient civilizations. Most of the sites in the state are associated with Indus Valley Civilization a ......

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    Factors behind improved Child Sex Ratio in Haryana

    9/20/2018

    Social Issues

    Sex Ratio is an important indicator of human development. While most of the developed and developing countries are having a favorable sex ratio of above 1000 females for 1000 males, India had been lac ......

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    Integrated Child Development Scheme in Haryana : Analysis

    9/18/2018

    Social Issues

    Introduction : It is said that the future of tomorrow is in the hands of children. But this is only possible if they are strong enough physically and mentally. They must be given adequate nutrition an ......

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    Haryana's Infrastructure

    9/14/2018

    Economy

    Physical infrastructure like road and transport, irrigation, power, telecommunication etc contributes to economic growth through generation of income and employment and social infrastructure consistin ......

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    Language and Literature of Haryana

    9/12/2018

    Culture

    The state of Haryana is known for its glorious past and wealthy present. The world famous Mahabharata war and three Battles of Panipat were fought on this land only. Both these battles have shaped the ......

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    Jat Agitations : History, Causes and Solutions

    9/10/2018

    Social Issues

    In Haryana, Jats are a politically influential community and constitute nearly 29 per cent of the population. Jats originally belonged to farming communities and now mostly live in Haryana, Punjab, De ......

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    Khap Panchayats - Haryana

    9/1/2018

    Social Issues

    The Supreme Court’s directions to rein in Khap Panchayats for their bizarre edicts is a welcome step towards dismantling the clutch of these medieval community courts. This landmark judgment not only ......

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    MNREGA:- Impact analysis.

    9/30/2018

    Economy

    Introduction :- Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) is the largest social security scheme in the world that guarantees 100 days of unskilled manual work to all rural house ......

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    Swach Bharat Abhiyaan :- An Analysis

    9/30/2018

    Social Issues

    Introduction :- “A clean India would be the best tribute India could pay to Mahatma Gandhi on his 150 birth anniversary in 2019,” said Shri Narendra Modi as he launched the Swachh Bharat Mission at Ra ......

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    Soils in West Bengal

    9/27/2018

    Geography

    The soils of Bengal have been studied widely by different scholars. The studies carried out so far lead to the convenient grouping of soils as (i) Laterites, (ii) Red Earths, (iii) Tarai soils, (iv) A ......

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    Former Princely States of Bihar

    9/25/2018

    History

    Before the Partition of India in 1947, hundreds (565) of Princely States, also called Native States, existed in India which were not fully and formally part of British India but enjoyed a British prot ......

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    Digitization and Reformation of Land Records

    9/17/2018

    Economy

    Introduction :- The Digital India Land Records Modernisation Programme (DILRMP)—the erstwhile National Land Records Modernisation Programme—seeks to improve the quality of land records in the country, ......

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    Anthropological perspective of Folklore of Bihar

    9/12/2018

    Culture

    Introduction :- Bihar, one of the most important states of India, has a rich tradition of folk culture. ‘Panchtantra’, the collection of famous Indian folk tales, has its origin in the telling of mora ......

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    Dances of Bihar: Importance and Forms

    9/12/2018

    Culture

    Introduction :- Over thousands of years various traditional dance forms have evolved in Bihar. The folk dance tradition in Bihar can be divided into three groups. First, the dance performed during poe ......

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    Vir Kunwar Singh and Revolt of 1857

    9/9/2018

    History

    Introduction :- Kunwar Singh (1777 – 26 April 1858) (also known as Babu Kunwar Singh and Kuer Singh) was a notable leader during the Indian Rebellion of 1857. He belonged to a royal house of Jagdispur ......

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    Major Dynasties of Bihar

    9/6/2018

    History

    Introduction: Dynasties of Bihar include Gupta dynasty, Yaduvanshis and Kachwaha dynasty and few other lesser prominent ones. Bihar has experienced various invasions from different dynasties. Starting ......

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    Workers, Peasant and Tribal Movements in Bihar

    9/6/2018

    History

    Introduction: The peasant movements for agrarian reforms in India have always been centred on the issue of land ownership and land distribution. The term ‘peasant’ includes tenant, sharecropper, small ......

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    Pre-history of Bihar

    9/5/2018

    History

    Introduction: There are evidences of Mesolithic human Inhabitation in Bihar. Pre-historic rock paintings have been discovered from the Kaimur, Nawada and Jamui region of Bihar. These paintings depict ......

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    British Rule in Bihar

    9/3/2018

    History

    Introduction British Rule in Bihar After the Battle of Buxar, 1764, the Mughals as well as the Nawabs of Bengal lost effective control over the territories then constituting the province of Bengal, wh ......

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    Folk Dances of Bihar

    9/3/2018

    Culture

    Bidesia Dance: Bidesia is a very popular Folk Dances of Bihar. It is a Folk theatre form that is prevalent in the Bhojpuri-Speaking regions of Bihar. Bihari Thakur is believed to be the father of this ......

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    Languages and Literature of Bihar

    9/3/2018

    Culture

    Introduction In India there are 22 scheduled languages, 114 other languages, 216 mother tongues, 96 non specified languages and totally up to 10000 languages spoken by the people in different region a ......

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    Press and magazines in bihar

    9/3/2018

    Culture

    Press and magazines in bihar The press in Bihar has got more than 150 years of History. It has deep root as concerned to the chronology as well as people of the state. Development of press in Bihar ha ......

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    Archeological sites of bihar

    9/3/2018

    History

    Barabar Caves The Barabar Caves are perhaps the oldest surviving rock-cut caves in India, mostly dating from the Maurya Empire (322–185 BCE), some with Ashokan inscriptions, located in the Makhdumpur ......

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    Fairs and Festivals of Bihar

    9/2/2018

    Culture

    Sonepur Cattle Fair Legend apart, the famous Sonepur fair in more of a cattle trading centre where incredible number of birds and cattle are brought from different parts of the country. Besides, the b ......

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    Art Forms of Bihar

    9/2/2018

    Culture

    MADHUBANI PAINTINGS (Registered G.I. as a Handicraft ) Madhubani painting is also known as Mithila Paintings as it is practiced in the Mithila Region of Bihar. Painting is done with fingers, twigs, br ......

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    Folk Songs of Bihar

    9/2/2018

    Culture

    Introduction During the famous chhath parva of Bihar, there is much music and a lot of singing of Folk Songs of Bihar, both at home and on the river bank.The historical ballads dealing with the heroic ......

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    Folk Music of Bengal

    9/29/2018

    Culture

    Folk songs, in general, can be lyrical and subjective. They, however, do not convey the psychological intricacies of the sophisticated elite. Nevertheless, they reveal the feelings and sentiments of t ......

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    West Bengal: Irrigation and hydro power

    9/29/2018

    Geography

    Irrigation and hydropower are two basic necessities of a modern economy. Dams/reservoirs can serve the both purposes besides other benefits. West Bengal being a highly populated, fertile and riverine ......

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    Kanyashree Prakalpa Scheme

    9/29/2018

    Social Issues

    About the Scheme Department of Women Development and Social Welfare, Government of West Bengal (DWD&SW) has designed the Kanyashree Prakalpa - a conditional cash transfer scheme with the aim of improv ......

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    Partition of Bengal, 1905

    9/28/2018

    History

    Introduction: The decision to partition the state of Bengal was announced by Lord Curzon, the then Viceroy of India in July 1905. This partition came into effect in October 1905 and divided the Muslim ......

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    Chhau Dance of Purulia

    9/27/2018

    Culture

    Introduction: The Chhau Dance is a popular form of tribal dance in India that incorporates elements of martial arts into its movements. This dance form is predominantly seen in the states of Odissa, W ......

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    Natural Vegetation of West Bengal

    9/27/2018

    Environment

    Introduction: Climate is a major determinant of forest types and on a broad sense; rainfall is major factor though temperature, soil, topography etc., play a dominant role. On the other hand, forests ......

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    Mineral Resources of West Bengal

    9/26/2018

    Geography

    Introduction: The state of West Bengal has an important position in mineral production of the country. In terms of value, the state accounts for 3.8% of mineral production in India and occupies the se ......

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    Bogibeel Bridge

    9/25/2018

    Economy

    Bogibeel bridge is a combined road and rail bridge over the Brahmaputra river in the north eastern Indian state of Assam between Dhemaji district and Dibrugarh district. Upon its expected completion a ......

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    Tarun Ram Phukan

    9/25/2018

    History

    Tarun Ram Phukan (1877-1939) was a prominent political leader, hunter and writer from Assam. He was a true patriot, who worked for his country and countrymen. Respecting Tarn Ram Phukan’s intense love ......

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    Workers, Peasant and Tribal Movements in Assam

    9/24/2018

    History

    The Assam-Bengal Railway Workers’ Strike (1921) Perhaps the first sympathetic strike in our country of a tremendous magnitude took place in 1921 when the workers of Assam Bengal railway resorted to an ......

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    Assam: Irrigation

    9/24/2018

    Economy

    Introduction: Irrigation and Water Resources Development provides the basic infrastructure for the growth of economy of the country and large investment has been made for the purpose in our country. I ......

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    Assam: Transport Network

    9/24/2018

    Economy

    Transport network in Assam can be categorized into four categories: 1. Road 2. Railways 3. Waterways 4. Airway Road Network: Assam is entrance to the entire northeastern part of India. It is connected ......

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    Assam Sahitya Sabha

    9/23/2018

    Culture

    Assam Sahitya Sabha or Assam Literary Society It is a non Government, non profit, literary organisation of Assam. It was founded in December, 1917 to promote the culture of Assam and Assamese literatu ......

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    Kamakhya Temple

    9/23/2018

    Culture

    Introduction: The Kamakhya Temple also Kamrup-Kamakhya is a Hindu temple dedicated to the mother Goddess Kamakhya. It is one of the oldest of the 51 Shakti Pithas.[4] Situated on the Nilachal Hill in ......

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    Traditional fishing gears of Assam

    9/23/2018

    Economy

    Assam is very rich in its aquatic resources. The mighty river Brahmaputra with 42 important tributaries flows for 640 km in the state. Besides there are various wetlands such as beels, ponds etc. whic ......

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    The Colourful Journey of Assamese Cinema

    9/23/2018

    Culture

    Introduction: Assamese cinema is cinema in the Assamese language, watched primarily in Assam, India. The industry was born in 1935 when Jyoti Prasad Agarwala released his movie Joymoti. Since then Ass ......

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    Tiwa Community Festivals

    9/23/2018

    Culture

    Introduction: Tiwa (Lalung) is indigenous (Tibeto-Burman race) community inhabiting the states of Assam and Meghalaya (main region) and also found in some parts of Arunachal Pradesh and Manipur in Nor ......

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    Bodoland

    9/23/2018

    Polity

    Introduction: The Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) is a territorial council in Assam state of India which have jurisdictions in the Bodoland Territorial Area Districts. It was established on 10 of F ......

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    Indian Rhino Vision 2020

    9/23/2018

    Environment

    WHO-India launched Indian Rhino Vision (IRV) 2020 programme to protect and increase the population of the one-horned rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis). This ambitious project, called the Indian Rhino ......

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    Gopinath Bordoloi

    9/23/2018

    History

    Gopinath Bordoloi was the first Chief Minister of Assam. He was an eminent freedom fighter both at the national and state level. He is the prime architect of modern polity of Assam. He was the first a ......

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    Bengali Language Movement in Barak Valley

    9/23/2018

    Polity

    Introduction The Bengali Language Movement in Barak Valley, Assam was a protest against the decision of the Government of Assam to make Assamese the only official language of the state even though a s ......

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    ARTS & CRAFTS MUGA SILK: THE HISTORY OF THE GOLDEN TREASURE OF ASSAM

    9/23/2018

    Economy

    Introduction: As famous as its picturesque tea plantations is Assam’s Muga silk. The gorgeous fabric, known for its extreme durability and natural yellowish-golden tint, was once reserved only for roy ......

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    Tea Industry of Assam

    9/23/2018

    Economy

    Introduction: Assam is blessed with a high potential for development of resource and demand based industries and produces more than 50 % of the tea produced in India and about 1/6th of the tea produce ......

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    North East Council

    9/23/2018

    Polity

    Headquarter : Shillong Ministry : Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region Chairman : Union Minister, Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region Constituted : By an Act of Parliament in 19 ......

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    As Kerala Recovers from Floods, some useful insights from Assam

    9/9/2018

    Geography

    Introduction: The “one-in-hundred-year” Kerala floods have been at the centre of the national consciousness for the last two weeks. People living at present in Kerala have never seen anything like thi ......

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    ASSAM : ANIMAL HUSBANDRY

    9/6/2018

    Economy

    Introduction: Animal Husbandry is potentially one of the most important sectors of rapid socioeconomic development of the State. Fast growth in this sector is essential not only to achieve higher prod ......

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