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Cycle of extremes: On droughts and flood

🕔15:52, 10.Aug 2019

Long periods of drought and then a sudden bout of excessive rainfall, bringing floods, has become a hallmark of Indian Monsoon for last few years. A common feature of drought and floods with coexistence poses a potent threat that cannot

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Taking on the mob: On Rajasthan law against mob lynching

🕔15:38, 10.Aug 2019

The Protection from Lynching Bill, 2019, makes Rajasthan the second state, after Manipur, to implement the suggestion of the Supreme Court to curb the rising intolerance and growing polarisation, with a law to criminalise the mob actions and instil a

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Shrinking Male workforce

🕔12:43, 10.Aug 2019

Data from the NSSO’s Periodic Labour Force Survey 2017-18,account for 28.6 crore employed male in the country, down from 30.4 crore in 2011-12. What is Unemployment? Unemployment is used as a measure of the health of the economy.When a person is searching for employment and

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Repo Rate Cuts

🕔12:41, 10.Aug 2019

Why in news? RBI has cut the repo rate and reserve repo rate by 35 basis points (bps).Basis point (BPS) is a common unit of measure for interest rates and one basis point is equal to 0.01% This is fourth time in a row that the RBI has

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Flood Management

🕔12:38, 10.Aug 2019

What is a flood?  When water inundates land that is normally dry, this is called a flood. Floods are a natural process and are the most common of all natural disasters. A flood is an overflow of water that submerges land. One of the highly

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Non-Banking Financial Company

🕔15:34, 9.Aug 2019

A Non-Banking Financial Company (NBFC) is a company registered under the Companies Act, 2013 or 1956 carrying on the business listed under Section 45 I (c ) of the RBI Act, 1934, i.e.: loans and advances, acquisition of shares/stocks/bonds/debentures/securities issued

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Governing the management of the “Mutual Fund”

🕔12:42, 8.Aug 2019

Governing the management of the “Mutual Fund” The News: In a recent development, the Security and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) introduced more stringent regulations to govern the management of the mutual fund. What is a mutual fund? Mutual fund, in simple terms, is

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Major Crops & Cropping Patterns in India

🕔12:07, 8.Aug 2019

Agriculture, with its allied sectors, is the primary source of livelihood for about more than 58 percent of Indians crops such as wheat, rice, pulses, sugarcane and cotton. Known to be an agrarian economy from the British regime, India is the highest producer of

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URBAN FLOODS

🕔18:14, 6.Aug 2019

URBAN FLOODS Floods are a natural process and are the most common of all-natural disasters. A flood is an overflow of water that submerges land that is usually dry. One of the highly flood-prone countries in the world is India.

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Scrapping of Article 370 in Jammu And Kashmir

🕔16:52, 6.Aug 2019

This article provides an in-depth analysis of the Constitutional provisions of Article 370, the legislative basis for the order of 2019 and what implications it will carry in a democratic republic like India while moving towards the integration of the

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