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Role of diaspora in socio-economic development

( Economy )
Diaspora means “to scatter” in Greek, but today we use the term to describe a community of people who live outside their shared country of origin or ancestry but maintain active connections with i

Socio-Economic benefits of Ports

( Economy )
A port is a location on a coast or shore containing one or more harbors where ships can dock and transfer people or cargo to or from land.

Judicial Review of Parliamentary Privileges

( National )
Parliamentary privileges are the special right, advantage or benefit conferred on a particular person. It is a peculiar advantage or favour

RGI releases Census 2011 data on Disabled Population

( Target Mains )
A new study by a disability rights group suggests that at least half the world's school-age children with disabilities

Anti- Trafficking Bill 2016

( Opinion in Q & A )
The Union Ministry of Women and Child Development has sent the draft Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill, 2016 to the Cabinet for its approval. (more…)

Doctrine of hot pursuit

( Target PT )
The doctrine of hot pursuit owes its origin to the law of the seas, and emerged as an exception to the fundamental principle of freedom of the high seas.

Judicial Review of Parliamentary Privileges

( National )
Parliamentary privileges are the special right, advantage or benefit conferred on a particular person. It is a peculiar advantage or favour

Issues related to OROP

( National )
OROP stands for One Rank One Pension which means same pension for same rank for same length

Comparison of RCEP and TPP

( International )
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), originally conceived by 10-nation Association of South-east Asian Nations (ASEAN),

Types of ATM fraud

( Science Tech / Environment )
In the recent past there has been a rise in the number of banking frauds related to ATM card transactions and fraudsters are using new techniques to rob customers of their savings.

Role of diaspora in socio-economic development

( Economy )
Diaspora means “to scatter” in Greek, but today we use the term to describe a community of people who live outside their shared country of origin or ancestry but maintain active connections with i

Socio-Economic benefits of Ports

( Economy )
A port is a location on a coast or shore containing one or more harbors where ships can dock and transfer people or cargo to or from land.

RGI releases Census 2011 data on Disabled Population

( Target Mains )
A new study by a disability rights group suggests that at least half the world's school-age children with disabilities

Mihir Shah Committee Report

( Target Mains )
The committee in its report ‘21st Century Institutional Architecture for India’s Water Reforms: Restructuring the CWC and CGWB’ has recommended for the formation of a new

Anti- Trafficking Bill 2016

( Opinion in Q & A )
The Union Ministry of Women and Child Development has sent the draft Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill, 2016 to the Cabinet for its approval. (more…)

Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2016

( Opinion in Q & A )
The Motor Vehicles Act consolidates the law relating to Motor Vehicles i.e. the law relating to the Constitution, use and control of motor vehicles. The Bill seeks to amend the Motor Vehicles Act, 198

What is Integrity and why it is so Important for Civil Servants?

( Ethics )
Integrity is a personal choice, an uncompromising and consistent commitment to honour moral, ethical, spiritual and artistic values and principles. Integrity compels us to be socially conscious and to

Perception and Reality of Ethics GS Paper 4

( Ethics )
Is there any trend of IAS exam to follow at all? Yes…No… Don’t know…! Often IAS aspirant design their strategies based on certain reliable trends of this exam.  This includes from selecting

Doctrine of hot pursuit

The doctrine of hot pursuit owes its origin to the law of the seas, and emerged as an exception to the fundamental principle of freedom of the high seas.

National Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) policy

It is the policy released by government to play an enabling role to transform

Arctic Council

The Arctic Council is a high-level intergovernmental forum that addresses issues faced

Coral reef

Coral reefs are found in circum-tropical shallow tropical waters along the shores of islands and continents.

Crime and Criminal Tracking Network & Systems

Crime and Criminal Tracking Network & Systems (CCTNS) is a plan scheme

Budget and its types

Budget is a statement of estimated receipts and expenditures of the government in respect of every financial year.

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Study Material for Census 2011 Analysis

The Indian Census is the most credible source of information on Demography (Population characteristics), Economic Activity, Literacy & Education, Housing & Household Amenities, Urbanization, F

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By analyzing the pattern of marks in Ethics from the past few years, Ethics (Paper 4) play an important role in the final selection. On the same time it proves to be fatal for few, just because of

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According to Administrative Reforms Commission: The district is the most convenient geographical unit where the total apparatus of public administration can be concentrated, and where it comes into

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“Wastes” are materials which are discarded after use at the end of their intended life-span. Waste management is a collective activity involving segregation, collection, transportation, re-process

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Ethics, by Manoj K. Jha
Integrity is a personal choice, an uncompromising and consistent commitment to honour moral, ethical, spiritual and arti

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Since the Wilsonian dichotomy public administration has traversed a chequered path, not so because its roots were not fi

Feminist Critique of Realist Theory

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