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Swetha Balasubramanian

Cyber fraud? Here’s your help!

The Ministry of Home Affairs has operationalised the national Helpline 155260 and Reporting Platform for preventing financial loss due to cyber fraud. The helpline was soft-launched on 1st April. The National Helpline and Reporting Platform provides a mechanism for persons cheated in cyber frauds to report such cases to prevent […]

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The Iron Man of India!

Do you know who is the iron man of India? It is Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel A few Golden traits of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel A Leader: Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel has set the example of unity by integrating 500 princely states into an independent Indian Union. And this is the reason, Patel’s […]

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Father of Indian Renaissance

Who is the father of Indian Renaissance? Who is considered the maker of modern India? It is Raja Ram Mohan Roy The founder of Bhramo samaj and the person behind the abolition if Sati Pratha Raja Ram Mohan Roy was born on May 22, 1772, in Bengal. Raja Ram Mohan […]

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Interesting facts about our country India!

India never invaded any country in her last 100000 years of history. When many cultures were only nomadic forest dwellers over 5000 years ago, Indians established Harappan culture in Sindhu Valley (Indus Valley Civilization) The name ‘India’ is derived from the River Indus, the valleys around which were the home […]

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Why is Ladakh so important?

Ladakh, also known as “the Land of Passes‟ (La-passes, dakh-land) is administered by India as a union territory. Quick facts about Physical geography of Ladakh Bordering regions: It is bordered by the Chinese Tibet Autonomous Region to the east, the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh to the south, both the […]

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What is EI?

Rule Your Feelings, Lest Your Feelings Rule You.  — Publilius Syrus Emotional Intelligence (EI) Emotional intelligence refers to ‘the ability to identify one’s own emotions and those of others, harness and apply them to tasks, and to regulate and manage them’. Emotional Quotient (EQ) is a measure of one’s EI […]

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Poverty is not just lack of money

“Poverty is not just a lack of money; it is not having the capability to realize one’s full potential as ahuman being”This is a Quote by Amartya Sen According to the ​ World Bank​ , Poverty is pronounced ​ deprivation in well-being, and comprises many dimensions​ . It includes low […]

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One Nation One Ration Card

The pandemic has hit hard on the economy and disrupted the lives of many around the world. For some it is the question of health, for some it is the question of lives vs livelihood. One of the worst hit section of the society are the migrant workers for whom […]

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Our Nation! Our Identity!!

Ever wondered what is common between you and a person in a different state having different background and ideologies? It is “INDIA”. It is our country and a sense of patriotism and brotherhood which unites two people in two different parts of India having different background and ideologies. It is […]

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Women in Indian Military

Yes! you read it right! Women are recruited in the Indian Military Deployment of Women in Armed Forces The Army, Air Force and Navy began inducting women as short-service commission (SSC) officers in 1992.(This was the first time when women were allowed to join the military outside the medical stream.) […]

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What are Gram Nyayalayas?

Gram Nyayalayas are village courts for speedy and easy access to the justice system in the rural areas of India. When was it established? The Gram Nyayalayas were established following the recommendation of 114th report of the Law Commission of India for providing speedy, substantial and inexpensive justice to the […]

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Indian National Anthem

We have sung our national anthem since our childhood, Do we know the meaning behind it? Indian National Anthem: Jana-gana-mana-adhinayaka jaya he Bharata-bhagya-vidhata Panjaba-Sindhu-Gujarata-Maratha Dravida-Utkala-Banga Vindhya-Himachala-Yamuna-Ganga uchchala-jaladhi-taranga Tava Subha name jage, tave subha asisa mage, gahe tava jaya-gatha. Jana-gana-mangala-dayaka jaya he Bharata-bhagya-vidhata. Jaya he, Jaya he, Jaya he, jaya jaya […]

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GST – Good and Simple Tax?

Its been 4 years since Goods and Services Tax (GST) was introduced! How much do we know about it? What is GST The GST is a value-added tax levied on most goods and services sold for domestic consumption. The GST is paid by consumers, but it is remitted to the […]

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WE, THE PEOPLE OF INDIA

What is the first thing that strikes your mind when you read this? Its the starting of the PREAMBLE of INDIA. How much do we know about the Preamble of our Country? What is a Preamble? A preamble is an introductory statement in a document that explains the document’s philosophy […]

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