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Arrival of Europeans to India Part II | Why Europeans arrived to India |Foundation of British Empire

In the last session we have seen about arrival of Europeans to India in brief, and this session is a continuation to the earlier one. Here we are going to see about the permanent settlement and how the remaining powers in India has been defeated by the English East India Company. Before going further please …

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United Nations Organization for Questions Related to United Nations UPSC | United Nations Intro – 1

Formation of United Nations The League of Nations, the forerunner of the United Nations was established in 1919 “to promote international cooperation and to achieve peace and security.” However, after failing to prevent the Second World War, the League of Nations was disbanded. During August to October 1944, representatives from China, the Soviet Union, the …

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Arrival of Europeans to India | Why Europeans arrived to India | Foundation of British Empire in Ind

First European contacts. In 1497, the Portuguese king Manuel I sent the navigator Vasco da Gama to find a sea route to India via the Cape of Good Hope at the southern tip of Africa. Da Gama reached the port of Calicut on the Malabar coast on June 18, 1498, and his fleet returned to …

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10 Must Know facts about Dying Telecom Industry In India

In this session on Financial Awareness we are going to see a topic which requires much needed attention now. You could have seen that Aircel – Reliance comm merger was failed, and as a result of piling losses Tata and Reliance comm set to exit mobile telephonE business and a lot of issues are going …

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Ease of Doing Business in India – World Bank Report on Ease of Doing Business 2018

Ease of Doing Business in India – World Bank Report on Ease of Doing Business 2018 The cut off date for preparing the Report is June 1. So obviously the rankings not accounted GST phenomenon which is regarded as one of the major reforms in financial sector in India in recent times. India jumped 30 …

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Indian Cinema and Organizations | Lesson for UPSC, SSC Exams

  I.Bollywood The largest film industry in India, which produces films in Hindi language and it based on the city of Mumbai. Bollywood is also having wide international audiences, it has already been very popular in other Asian countries. II. Kollywood 2nd largest film industry in India, which produces films in Tamil Language. Kollywood is …

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Article 35A – 4 Important Facts that you should know

WHAT IS ARTICLE 35A? Article 35A of the constitution empowers J&K legislature to define state’s “permanent residents” and their special rights and privileges. It was added to the constitution through a presidential order of 1954 with the then J&K government’s concurrence   WHAT IS ITS SIGNIFICANCE TO J&K? * Through 1927 and 1932 notifications, Dogra …

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Five major takeaways from the India – Japan Summit.

The just-concluded 12th India-Japan annual summit was Narendra Modi and Shinzo Abe’s fourth consecutive meet. The two leading Asian powers whose bilateral interplay is among the most happening engagements on the world stage has a direct impact on the Asian giant and a near-superpower: China. Here are five major takeaways from the summit: 1. DEFENCE: …

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Why India ranks low in Ease of Doing business? – NITI Aayog’s Survey

What is the need for the survey? Last year, after the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Ranking placed India at a lowly 130 out of 150 countries. Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked bureaucrats to explain the reasons for the country’s poor performance and directed them to work on improving the ranking. Who has taken the survey? …

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