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Question number: 75

» Indian and World Geography

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Appeared in Year: 2017

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Which areas of India and why are they most susceptible to earthquakes?

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Image of the Earthquake in Bhuj

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According to The Bureau of Indian Standards is 1893 (Part 1): there are four seismic zones, Zone II, III, IV AND V. Of these, Zone V is the most active while zone II is the least.

Image Of The Major Disasters In India

Image of the Major Disasters in India

Image Of The Major Disasters In India

  • Broadly Zone V compris

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Question number: 76

» History of India and Indian National Movement

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Present a major sketch of major Sufi orders in India. What was their goal?

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The various Sufi Orders established after the conquest of northern India by Muslims are described below:

  • Chisti: The Chisti order was a great success because of the personality of its early leaders who knew exactly how to adapt to customs and culture of India. The practices of the Chisti were close to those of Hinduism such as control on breat

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Question number: 77

» Current Events of National and International Importance

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Appeared in Year: 2012

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What are the features of the new visa regime between India and Pakistan signed recently?

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To promote people to people contacts and enhance trade and business activities between two neighbours India and Pakistan signed a new visa regime.

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Image of the Aman Ki Asha

Image Of The Aman Ki Asha

  • The new visa regime was signed between SM Krishna (Indian External Affairs Minister) and Rehman Malik (Interior Minister of Pakistan)

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Question number: 78

» Economic and Social Development

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In India do you agree the growth of service sector is sustainable and will it ensure the equity in terms of creating Employment?

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Yes, I do agree the service sector is sustainable and certainly, it will ensure the equity in terms of creating Employment to a larger extent.

  • Economic affluence: The Economic liberalization has had a positive impact on Indian Households. The Household income and expenditure has increased creating a greater demand for Goods and Services. For E

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Question number: 79

» Economic and Social Development

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Appeared in Year: 2012

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Compare and Contrast the ‘capability approach’ of (Amartya Sen) with the ‘capabilities approach’ of (Martha Nussbaum) towards well-being and development.

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  • Amartya Sen’s Capability Approach:
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Image of the Amartya Sen

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  • Being one of the most prominent philosophers and welfare economists Amartya Sen pioneered capability approach during the 1980s.

  • Sen’s approach basically explains poverty using two core concepts referred to as capability and functioning.

  • Functioning

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Question number: 80

» Economic and Social Development

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Appeared in Year: 2012

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Bring out the concepts and salient highlights of Forensic Auditing (FA).

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Forensic Auditing is a method of detecting and gathering evidences of frauds, embezzlement or any other such white-collar crime.

  • It has an important role to play both in the Public & Private sector organisations.

  • It is a specialized branch that requires a specialized ski set for fraud detection.

  • A company’s system of internal controls

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Question number: 81

» Economic and Social Development

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Appeared in Year: 2017

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How does the Supreme Court Collegium’s recent decision end the impasse on Judicial appointment procedure?

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  • The Collegium System is one where Chief Justice Of India and four senior-most judges of the Supreme Court recommend appointments and transfers of Judge, though it has no place in the Indian Constitution.

  • Evolution

    • The first Judges case (the collegium system has its genesis in a series of judgments called as the judges cases) was that of S

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Question number: 82

» Economic and Social Development

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Examine the main economic implications of Goods and Services Tax (GST) in India.

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  • The main economic implications of Goods and Services Tax (GST) in India

    • It reduces the tax burden on the Producers and Fosters growth: With the reduction in tax burden there will be more production from the Producers. The old tax structure restricted the Producers to an optimum level of Production.

    • Different Tax Barriers such as Toll Plaza

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Question number: 83

» Indian Polity and Governance

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Appeared in Year: 2012

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What were the salient features of the Government of India Act of 1935?

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The Government of India Act of 1935 was the longest act passed by British Parliament so far and was later split into two parts viz. Government of India Act 1935 and Government of Burma Act 1935.

  • The four keys of Government of India Act of 1935 were:

    • Report of the Simon Commission

    • Discussions at the Third Round Table Conference

    • The W

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