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Question 34

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Why Did Gandhi Die?

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Mahatma Gandhi, father of the nation, was himself a man of unity in diversity with profound love of Buddha, non-violence of Mahavira, mass appeal of Lenin, Saintliness of ancient rishis, and wisdom of Socrates. He was a revolutionary, committed to eradicate social justice and was a sincere seeker of truth. He believed that manliness consists only i…

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Question 35

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Indian Society provides a paradox of unity in Diversity along with intolerance and prejudice.

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  • At the night of August 14th-15th, 1947, in the Trust with Destiny speech, Pt. – Jawaharlal Nehru said:
  • “When the world shall go to sleep, India shall arise to life and freedom.”
  • There was an element of both excitement as well as anxiety in this speech. It was symptomatic of the path ahead for this great ancient civilization, which in time had pitched…

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Question 36

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Peace in mind is peace everywhere

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  • “Peace does not mean to be in a place where there is no noise, trouble, or hard work. Peace means to be in the midst of all those things and still be calm in your heart. That is the real meaning of peace.”
  • Peace is a state or condition in which there is absence of aggression, anger, violence and hostility. It is a state or condition in which our min…

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Question 37

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The Future of Outsourcing

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  • Outsourcing now a household term became part of the business lexicon during the 1980s. The term outsourcing means subcontracting a process, such as product design or manufacturing to a third-party company.
  • The phenomenon of outsourcing when introduced proved to be a boon for the developing world as it brought along a huge potential of employment and…

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Question 38

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Genetic Engineering & Mankind

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‘Technology is nothing but developed perception, interpreted intent, common sense rounded out and minutely articulated’ remarks George Santayana in his publication “The life of Reason” .

No doubt, technology is a vast terminology which includes development in many sections – the most important in the present scenario being genetic engineering. So ca…

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Question 39

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Water Water everywhere, nor a drop to drink

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MYTHOLOGICAL ANCIENT EVIDENCE

  • Since ancient time water is the main element that has been praised as well as worshiped by people it has been the source of life from ancient time, evidence of which can be seen after the excavation of numerous site in past decades it clearly shows what water is meant to those people as majority of the ancient cities an…

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Question 40

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Youth and Terrorism

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  • The first word that comes to mind when one hears the word youth is ebullience, enthusiasm and energy.
  • The energetic youth, the so called future of country are like the juvenile stage of river which is full of flow and exuberance. and gradually slows down as it meets the ocean in its mature stage. Similarly, the youth grows up to face the world and l…

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REPONSIBILITY OF MEDIA IN DEMOCRACY

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One of the objects of media is to understand the popular feelings and give expression to it, another is to arouse among people certain desirable sentiments and the third is fearlessly to expose the popular defects. ″Mahatma Gandhi

Media is a means of mass communication which includes radio, magazines, newspapers, television and all electronic m…

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Millennium Development Goals

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Millennium – 1000 years, is a milestone in the infinite cycle of time, an occasion to focus on Indian for its global spiritual leadership. The leadership serve as a gist of all scriptures as “To serve humanity is to serve God.” Starting with the Rigveda՚s Vasudhaiva – Kutumbakam (all mankind is one family) to Mahatma Gandhiji՚s nonviolence – all gr…

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Changing face of Indian consumerism

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At every stage of our march through the corridors of time. We have heavily leaned onto the nature. We have interestingly been interacting with it with help of knowledge of science and technology at our command.

We can neither defy nature nor ignore it for we are its children being nurtured in its lap and dependent on it for our very existence. With …

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Will the world end in 2012

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Will the world end in 2012? That is probably the most haunting question in history of human life. And why not, many evidences of our history suggest so. Scientific experts from around the world are genuinely predicting that three years from now, all life on Earth could finish. Some are saying it՚ll be humans that set it off. Others believe that a n…

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Misinterpreting Women Empowerment for Women՚s Liberty

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“Feminism isn՚t about making women strong. Women are already strong. It՚s about changing the way the world perceives that strength” .

- G. D. Anderson

Much has been said about women empowerment, emancipation, liberation & women Rights which seems to be the hat topic of discussion in the modern society. The definition of empowerment is redefined every…

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Question 46

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Globalization and Urbanization

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  • Globalization and Urbanization are the terms which are interlinked with each other inspite of the very dissimilar definitions. Globalization is a process of economy which deals with trading across the borders for mutual growth and thus making world as one urban city. Where as urbanization is a growth process of economy through which the rural areas…

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Governance is not about institution but about people being empowered to engage with them

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The angry young man Image of ‘Amitabh Bachan’ in the cinema of 1970s was symptomatic of the general disillusionment that plagued the masses in general and youth in particular in India. It was a symbolic resentment of the people against the failure of the state to convert the top-down political democracy into the bottom-up social-economic democracy.…

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Should Entitlement be brought to an end?

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  • ‘Savitri’ a poor Adivasi women from Jharkhand works as an agricultural labourer she is the sole earner of the family. She purchases her ration from the PDS store, she takes treatment in good hospital as she has enrolled in the Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana and recently her daughter got admitted to school under the right to education act. Therefore…

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Question 49

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Media – The fourth pillar of democracy

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  • The profession dealing with writing for newspapers, magazines, radio and television is called JOURNALISM. The word journalism is derived from ‘Journal’ means a daily register or diary containing the day՚s business transactions. The press is described as the ‘Guardian Angel of Democracy’ .
  • Press therefore is called ′ Fourth Estate of Realm ′ . The fa…

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TO ERR IS HUMAN

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The God divine has created man the only creature who has the power to think and to reason. Stil it is human to commit mistakes. A. J. P. Taylor has rightly remarked – ″ Human blunders usually do more to shape history than human wickedness. ″ With human special power to reason and think the pace of human development studded with more encouraging opt…

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