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March 2018

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Indian Polity

Preamble and Citizenship Part 2 – NRI, Persons Indian origin, Overseas citizenship India

Non-resident Indian Non-resident Indian and person of Indian origin (NRI-PIO), also called Overseas Indians or Indian Diaspora, are people of Indian birth or descent who live outside the Republic of India. As per Ministry of External Affairs report there are approximately 30.8 million Indian diaspora residing outside India. The term non-resident refers only to the

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Indian Geography

Soils of India – Part 1 – Indian Geography

Soils of India – Part 1 – Indian Geography Soil is an important layer of earth’s outermost layer known as crust. It is the mixture of organic matter, minerals, gases, water and air and other organisms. It is the anchor for vegetation which is the key to a food cycle on Earth. How is Soil

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International Organisation

World Economic Forum WEF International Organization

The World Economic Forum (WEF) The World Economic Forum (WEF) is a Swiss nonprofit foundation, based in Cologny, Geneva. Recognized by the Swiss authorities as the international institution for public-private cooperation, its mission is cited as “committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic, and other leaders of society to

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International Organisation

BRICS International Organization

What is BRICS? • BRICS is the acronym for an association of five major emerging national economies: Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. • BRIC started as a formal grouping in 2006 on the margins of G8 outreach summit. • Since 2009, the BRICS nations have met annually at formal summits. 8th summit in

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Environment

Environment Impact Assessment Part III

Environment Impact Assessment Part III 1. Shortcomings of Environmental Impact Assessment 1.1 Applicability: There are several projects with significant environmental impacts that are exempted from the notification either because they are not listed in schedule I, or their investments are less than what is provided for in the notification. 1.2 Composition of expert committees and

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Indian History

The Anglo Maratha Wars – British Conquest of Maratha

Anglo-Maratha War There were three Anglo-Maratha wars (or Maratha Wars) fought during the late 18th century and the beginning of the 19th century between the British and the Marathas. At the end, the Maratha power was destroyed and British supremacy established. First Anglo-Maratha War (1775 – 1782) Background and course The third Peshwa Balaji Baji Rao who

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Indian Geography

Indian Geography-Rivers of India and Drainage System

Drainage System in India What is drainage? And how does this drainage system works in India? On such a large scale? Let’s know more about this: The flow of water through well-defined channels and modes is probably known as drainage and the network of such channels in the form of the chain is known as

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