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Understanding the NPA’s and their impact

Understanding the NPA’s and their impact

A Non-Performing Asset refers to a classification for loans on the books of financial institutions that are in default or are in arrears on
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Power for all by 2022: challenges & innovative solutionsyonu

Power for all by 2022: challenges & innovative solutionsyonu

Two years ago, in his Independence Day speech, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, promised to provide electricity to the 18,500 villages, which d
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Embryo Transfer Technology, a promising revolution in bovine breeding

Embryo Transfer Technology, a promising revolution in bovine breeding

Embryo transfer technology (ETT) has revolutionised the breeding strategies in Bovines as a tool to optimise the genetic improvement in catt
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Extreme rainfall events over central India have tripled since 1950

Extreme rainfall events over central India have tripled since 1950

Extreme rainfall events have tripled since 1950 in central India and killed over 69,000 people across India while leaving 17 million homeles
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India’s leap to high-speed corridor

India’s leap to high-speed corridor

As India will commemorate its diamond jubilee in 2022 to mark its 75 years of Independence, the NDA government has pulled up the socks to en
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Understanding NOTA

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Understanding cyclones

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National and regional security

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Demystifying foreign policy of India

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Universal Basic Income

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India the global growth engine

Global growth is estimated to have slowed in 2016 to a post-crisis low of 2.3 percent, as global trade stalled, investment decelerated, and policy uncertainty increased. A moderate
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Understanding importance of national waterways

As acquisition of land for national and State highways becomes scarce and the cost of construction of roads, flyovers and bridges goes up, the government is now exploring using wat
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Federal features of Indian Constitution

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Watershed Development Programmes

Programmes earlier undertaken by the Department of Land Resources (DoLR) of the Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India include Drought Prone Area Programmes (DPAP), Des
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Bilateral relationship between India and Japan

The Mumbai –Ahmadabad Bullet train deal presents opportunities to boost up the India-Japan bilateral relations. About the Mumbai-Ahmadabad Bullet Train Project:
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Differences between Parliamentary and Presidential Forms of Government

The executive is not separated from the legislature. The members of council of ministers are the members of legislature.
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The ancient civilization of India grew up in a sharply demarcated subcontinent bounded on the north by the Himalayas with its extension from east to west.
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Success and failures of demonetisation

On 8 November 2016, the Government of India announced the demonetisation of all Rs.500 and Rs.1,000 banknotesof the Mahatma Gandhi Series. The government claimed that the action wo
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Watershed development programmes

The story of Indian civilization depicts the advances it had made in land and water resource management. The ancient Indian texts are full of such details and we find the remains o
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Understanding labour reforms and associated issues

Inadequate employment opportunities as well as their quality have been major challenges for the global economy, and also in India. The report of the International Labour Organizat
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Federal Features of Indian ConstitutionBala Brahmaiah

The term 'federation' is derived from a Latin word foedus which means Treaty or agreement. Federal state is the result of a Treaty or an agreement between the component units of th
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Bilateral relationship between India and Myanmar

In maritime connectivity, the joint study group on shipping was set up to examine the commercial feasibility of direct shipping links. India’s interest to strengthen maritime con
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Salient features of the Constitution

The framers of the Indian constitution have preferred a proper synthesis between the parliamentary sovereignty of the Britain and the judicial supremacy of the USA. The Supreme Cou
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Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana and its success

Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY), completes the third anniversary that aims the financial inclusion scheme implemented by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government.
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Salient features of the Constitution

The Indian constitution is unique in its contents and its spirit. Though borrowed from almost every constitution of the world. It has several salient features that distinguish it f
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Sustainable use of the natural resources Part-III

The National Commission on Agriculture (1976) emphasized on scientific land use planning for achieving food security, self-reliance and enhanced livelihood security. The National P
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What’s causing so many changes to India’s monsoons?

For the third year in a row, the monsoon season has produced floods in the northwest and the northeast, while south India has suffered from a rainfall deficit. Rainfall extremes ha
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For a litigation-free permanent solution of land issues

Villages are integral part of our country’s history. Every village was a Republic. Britishers had their eyes only on taxes to be collected from the villages but never interfered
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Analysis of right to privacy verdict of Supreme Court

Privacy had emerged as a contentious issue while the apex court was hearing a batch of petitions challenging the Centre’s move to make Aadhaar mandatory for availing government s
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The Philosophy of the Constitution

Political,economic and social. The term justice in the preamble embraces three distinct forms social,economic and political. Social justice denotes the equal treatment of all cit
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