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  • Lokpal an Anti-Corruption Ombudsman: Meaning and Powers

    Lokpal is a national anti corruption ombudsman to look into complaints against public servants which are defined under the Lokpal Act 2013. The Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013 received the assent of the President on the January 1st, 2014, and is hereby published for information of general Public.

    1 day ago
  • List of Famous Indian mathematicians from Ancient to Modern India

    Mathematics is the study of topics such as quantity (numbers), structure, space and change. The Aryabhata, Brahmagupta, Mahāvīra, Bhaskara II, Madhava of Sangamagrama and Nilakantha Somayaji are classical Indian mathematician whose contribution made immortal. Here, we are giving the list of Indian mathematicians from Ancient to Modern India with their contribution.

    3 days ago
  • Do You Know Why International Date Line is not straight?

    International Date Line marks the place where each day officially begins. At the international date line, the west side of the line has been always one day ahead of the East side, no matter what time of day it is when the line crossed.

    Mar 14, 2019
  • How Indian Diplomacy trapped the Pakistan?

    In the aftermath of the Pulwama terror attack, India has launched a lot of diplomatic actions against Pakistan. As of now Pakistan is being pressurised by all countries of the world as well as International institutions. Pakistan is being included in the grey list of financial action task force for allowing terror funding from its soil and its external debt is increasing rapidly.

    Mar 14, 2019
  • Can Indian Government repay the External Debt by Printing New Currency?

    Indian government had debt of 529 billion dollar by March 2018 which further reduced to 510.4 billion dollar in December 2018. Now the question arises whether the government of India can print more money to repay this debt or not? Let’s read this article and know the all consequences of printing more money.

    Mar 14, 2019
  • What is the Expenditure limit in the Lok Sabha and Assembly Elections in 2019?

    A candidate is not free to spend as much as he/she likes in the election. The law prescribes that the total election expenditure shall not exceed the maximum limit prescribed under Rule 90 of the Conduct of Election Rules, 1961. A candidate can spend upto Rs.70 lakh, depending on the state they are contesting the Lok Sabha election. Expenditure limit in the Assembly Elections is Rs. 28 lacs in bigger states.

    Mar 12, 2019
  • What is Election Model Code of Conduct?

    The Election Commission of India releases the guidelines to conduct free and fair election in the country. These guidelines are also called election Model Code of Conduct. In this article, we have mentioned main points of model code of conduct for political parties and candidates.

    Mar 11, 2019
  • What is Permanent Residency Certificate and dispute related to it in North-East?

    Permanent Residency Certificates is a proof of permanent resident of a citizen in a village or town or ward. This certificate is issued for availing domicile linked quotas in government jobs and admission in educational institutions etc. This certificate certifies that a particular person belongs to the state.

    Mar 11, 2019
  • How will expulsion from Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) hurt India?

    Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) is an American business program that offers Duty Free Entry to goods of designated beneficiary countries especially developing countries. The Generalised System of Preferences was established on January 1, 1976 by the Trade Act of 1974. Recently USA excluded India from the list of beneficiaries of this program.

    Mar 8, 2019
  • List of Dadasaheb Phalke Award (1969-2019)

    The Dadasaheb Phalke Awards is given annually at the National Films Awards, which is India's highest award in cinema. The award honours for their "outstanding contribution to the growth and development of Indian cinema". Here, we are given the list of the Dadasaheb Phalke Award (1969-2018) for the aspirants of different competitive examination which can be used as revision capsule.

    Mar 7, 2019
  • What is the Meaning and Reasons of Human Trafficking?

    Human trafficking occurs when an offender, often referred as a trafficker, takes an Action, and then employs the Means of fraud, force or coercion for the Purpose of compelling the victim to get involve in slavery, commercial sex acts and other kind of exploitation against his or her will.

    Mar 6, 2019
  • What is Surgical Strike?

    Being a soft state, India always acts or carried out harsh steps like surgical strike and Covert Operation on the basis of very specific and credible information from intelligence. India had carried out surgical strikes targeting “launch pads” for terrorists across the Line of Control (LoC) in order to justify its stand on Zero tolerance of terrorism. It is a legitimate, well planned military action intended to deal only with a specific target to avoid collateral damage.

    Feb 28, 2019
  • What is the definition and Rules under the Geneva Convention?

    The Geneva Convention consists of four treaties and three additional protocols (drafts). This treaty preserves human rights of prisoners of war. The first treaty to maintain humanity was signed in 1864. This was followed by the second treaty in 1906 and the third treaty in 1929. After World War II in 1949, 196 countries together formed the fourth treaty that is still in force.

    Feb 28, 2019
  • National Science Day 2019: Theme, History and Significance

    National Science Day is celebrated all over India on 28 February to mark the discovery of the phenomenon of Raman Effect by CV Raman in 1928 and for his remarkable discovery in 1930 he got Nobel Prize which was the first Nobel Prize for India in the field of Science. This article deals with why National Science Day is celebrated, how it is celebrated, when it is celebrated, its objectives behind the celebration etc.

    Feb 28, 2019
  • What are Grey List and Black List of the Financial Action Task Force?

    The FATF is an independent inter-governmental body that develops and promotes policies to protect the Global Financial System against terror funding and Money Laundering activities. FATF has 2 types of lists one is Black list and other is Grey list. Those countries which are not supporting terror funding and money laundering are listed in the Black list while pro terror funding and money laundering nations are included in the grey list.

    Feb 25, 2019