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Monthly Archives: March 2015

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20th Anniversary of the WTO

 20th Anniversary of the WTO In 2015, the WTO is commemorating its 20th anniversary. Many different activities are planned throughout the year to mark this event. On the occasion of the WTO’s 20th birthday, Director-General Roberto Azevedo said: “20 years ago, on 1 January 1995, the

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ISRO navigation satellite in orbit

ISRO navigation satellite in Orbit India on Saturday demonstrated its ability to establish an independent regional navigation satellite system, as ISRO’s PSLV C-27 successfully launched Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) 1-D satellite into the intended orbit.“We will now be able to make use of

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DRDO TO DEVELOP INDIGENOUS AWACS The Defence Acquisition Council(DAC) chaired by Defence Minister Manohar parrikar,which met on 28th march 2015 approved the development of an indigenous Airborne Warning and Control systems(AWACS) by the DRDO. Read more

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Terror, Islam and the liberal-Left response

Terror, Islam and the liberal-Left response The liberal-Left’s denunciation of terror attacks inspired by radical Islam has been mostly ambiguous, raising doubts over its commitment to the values that it claims to defend. The recent cold-blooded murder in Dhaka of U.S.-based writer Avijit Roy, who

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Polity in News

The Promise of Insurance Reform With the Rajya Sabha passing the Insurance Laws (Amendment) Bill, the Narendra Modi-led BJP government must be feeling strengthened. The Bill crossed the final hurdle only because its principal bete noire the Congress, allowed its passage. That it took over six

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Land bill passed in Lok Sabha

Land bill passed in Lok Sabha On 10th March 2015 The Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement (Amendment) Bill, 2015, popularly known as the land bill, was adopted by the Lok Sabha after debating it for two days. Congress and

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Constitution of India

India, also known as Bharat, is a Union of States. It is a Sovereign, Socialist, Secular, Democratic Republic with a parliamentary system of government. The Republic is governed in terms of the Constitution of India which was adopted by the Constituent Assembly on 26th November,

आर्थिक सर्वेक्षण 2014-15

आर्थिक सर्वेक्षण 2014-15 के मुख्‍य बिंदु    भारत एक ऐसे बिंदु पर आ पहुंचा है, जहां से यह द्विअंकीय  मध्‍यावधिक विकास पथ पर अग्रसर हो सकता है, जिससे देश में ‘’हर आंख से आंसू पोंछने’’ के बुनियादी उद्देश्‍य को हासिल किया जा सकेगा। वृहद अर्थव्‍यवस्‍था में