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President calls for expansion of education facilities in the country


The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee participated in the celebration of the 100th year of the advent of the Divine Adya Mata organized by Dakshineswar Ramakrishna Sangha Adyapeath at Kolkata yesterday (April 2, 2015). 299 more words


RBI prepares Roadmap for 20 years for Financial Inlcusion

What is Financial Inclusion
Financial inclusion may be defined as the process of ensuring access to financial services and timely and adequate credit where needed by vulnerable groups such as weaker sections and low income groups at an affordable cost (according to the Committee on Financial Inclusion) 706 more words

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Palestine joins ICC

Palestine has formally joined the International Criminal Court (ICC). Palestinians now hope that this could open the door to the possible prosecution of Israelis for alleged war crimes. 405 more words

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What's happening in Yemen?

  • Yemen’s first president Saleh was in power from 1990 to 2012. US backed him.
  • The Arab protests ousted Saleh. Saleh’s high-level assistant, Hadi became the president.
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WTO, Trade Facilitation Agreement and Indian Stand

India and WTO is an important topic for Civil Services Exam, especially UPSC Mains. In 2013, there was a question for mains – “Food security bill is expected to eliminate hunger and malnutrition in India. 2,412 more words


A worried academic writes...

Apparently civil servants can’t have contact with the media any more.  It’s here in the Civil Service Code, under “Integrity” – fifth bullet:

‘Ensure you have ministerial authorisation for any contact with the media.’

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Bit Of Politics

Breaking News: Demonstrations rock University of Zimbabwe

HARARE – Running battles between riot police and students at the University of Zimbabwe rocked the campus after students demonstrated in solidarity with their lecturers and kitchen staff who downed their tools this morning. 421 more words