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More than 16 percent of our population comprises of the scheduled castes. Owing to a long history of social exclusion, a section of our soci
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Challenges associated with domestic workers in India

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States’ fiscal deficit on the rise

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History of science and scientific method

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There are many regularities in nature that the species of homo sapiens has had to recognized for survival. The Sun and the Moon periodically
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