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Jumbled Sentences Exercises with Answers

Directions (1-5): Rearrange the following five sentences (A), (B), (C), (D) and (E) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below them. (A) Our baseline study in couple of districts with lower sex selection than the national average, revealed that community members have no regard for women’s rights […]

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List Of National Independence Days

Country Date Details Afghanistan On 19 August 1919 Independence from United Kingdom control over Afghan foreign affairs in 1919. Albania On November 28, 1912 Declared by Ismail Qemali in 1912 and signalled the end of five centuries of Ottoman rule. Algeria On July 5, 1962 Independence from France in 1962. Angola On November 11, 1975 […]

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List of Indian Ambassadors to Other Countries

Country Name of Indian Ambassador Afghanistan Vinay Kumar Algeria Mr. Satbir Singh Angola Shri Srikumar Menon Argentina Sri. Sanjiv Ranjan Armenia Dr. T. Suresh Babu Australia Mr.Navdeep Suri Azerbaijan Shri Sanjay Rana Bahrain Mr Alok Kumar Sinha Belarus Sangeeta Bahadur Belgium Shri Manjeev Singh Puri Bhutan Sh. Jaideep Sarkar Brazil Ashok Das Bulgaria Rajesh K. Sachdeva […]

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Fundamental DutiesFundamental Duties

The Fundamental Duties of citizens were listed under Part IV-A (Article51A) of the Constitution were introduced by the 42nd Amendment in 1976. They are added on the recommendations of the Swaran Singh Committee that was constituted by Indira Gandhi in 1975. The idea has been taken from the former Soviet Constitution, now even Russia doesn’t have them. Originally ten duties were […]

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GST Important Points

GST – Goods and Services Tax in India Launch: GST Bill Passed on Date: The bill was passed by the Rajah Sabha on 3 August 2016, and the amended bill was passed by the Lok Sabha on 8 August 2016. The bill, after ratification by the States, received assent from President Pranab Mukherjee on 8 September 2016, and was […]

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Welfare Schemes for Women in India

Under Article 15(3), the Constitution of India allows for positive discrimination in favour of women. The article, under right to equality, states: “Nothing in this article shall prevent the State from making any special provision for women and children.” In addition, the directive principles of State Policy 39(a) state that: “The State shall, in particular, […]

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Supreme Court of India

The Supreme Court of India is the highest judicial forum and final court of appeal under the Constitution of India, the highest constitutional court, with the power of constitutional review. It started functioning on Jan 28,1950.Its predecessor was the Federal court of India, which was created as per the Government of India Act 1935. Part V (Articles 124-147)of the […]

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List of Articles related to President of India

The President of the Republic of India is the head of state of India and the commander-in-chief of the Indian Armed Forces,Indirectly elected by an electoral college comprising the Parliament of India (both houses).The 14th President of India is Ramnath Kovind. Article Details Article 52 The President of India Article 53 Executive Power of the Union Article 54 Election of President Article 55 Manner of election of President Article […]

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Banks And their Terms

Bank : A Bank is a financial institution that accepts deposits from the public and creates credit. Lending activities can be performed either directly or indirectly through capital markets. Banking began with the first prototype banks of merchants of the ancient world, which made grain loans to farmers and traders who carried goods between cities and this system is known as a barter system. This began around […]

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Rural Welfare Programmes

Scheme Date of Launch Provisions Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana September 25, 2014 It is a Goveronment of India Project to engage rural youth specially BPL and SC/ST segment of population, in gainful employment through skill training programmes. Integrated Rural Development Program 1978 self-employment program to raise the income-generation capacity of target groups among […]

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