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What were the reasons behind Indo-Pakistan War and its effects?

Pakistan was created out of India in 1947 when both the countries became Independent from Great Britain. India-Pakistan Wars, name given to the series of conflicts between India and Pakistan. The most violent outbreaks came in 1947-48, 1965, 1971 and 1999. Reasons of conflicts are border dispute, Kashmir problem, Water dispute and terror controversy.

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Geography

Indus Water Treaty (IWT): Water-Sharing Agreement

The Indus Water Treaty is the treaty between the Government of India and the Government of Pakistan for the optimum utilisation of the waters of the Indus system of rivers. It was signed under the arbitration of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (now World Bank) in Karachi (Pakistan) on September 19, 1960.

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Science

Grid Connected Rooftop Solar Programme: Meaning, Importance and Challenges

Phase-II of the Grid Connected Rooftop Solar Programme has been approved by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs. Let us study about Grid Connected Rooftop Solar Programme, its importance and challenges. Also, what is Solar Rooftop System, its benefits, impact are also discussed in the article.

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The Polity

Article 370:Special Status of the Jammu and Kashmir

Article 370 of the Constitution of India provides a special status to the state of Jammu and Kashmir. The state owes its origin in the rapid accession of the province of Jammu and Kashmir to India amidst invasive fear from Pakistan. Special provisions are provided to this state in part XXI of our constitution.

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Economy

What is the Meaning and Objectives of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF)?

The FATF is an independent inter-governmental body that develops and promotes policies to protect the Global Financial System against Anti-Money Laundering Standards and Counter-Terrorist Financing Measures. In this article we have explained that what are the objectives of the FATF?

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Enviornment & Ecology

Coastal Zone Management- Purpose, Objective and Challenges

The Coastal zones are defined by the extent of territorial waters up to the high water mark. They are long, narrow features of mainland, islands and seas, generally forming the outer boundary of the coastal domain. Find out the concept, purpose, objectives and challenges of Coastal Zone Management for general awareness.

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GK Facts

What is the difference between Curfew and Section 144 of CrPC?

Do you know what is curfew, when it is imposed, is it similar to Section 144 of CrPC or not? When Section 144 of CrPC is imposed in any area then automatically curfew is also imposed? Let's study through this article about Section 144 of CrPC, curfew and difference between Curfew and Section 144?

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