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Question number: 23

» Current Events of National and International Importance

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Appeared in Year: 2016

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Discuss the imperatives for South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC).

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SAARC is an Economic & Geopolitical Organization of 8 Countries located in South Asia.

It was established in 1985 (first summit at Dhaka-8th Dec 1985) with secretariat in Kathmandu (Nepal) and official language English.

Image of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation

Image of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation

  • Objectives and Imperatives

    • To promote welfare economics, collective self

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Question number: 24

» History of India and Indian National Movement

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Discuss the role of intellectuals in giving shape to the nationalism in India during the freedom struggle.

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The intellectuals played a crucial role in giving a shape to the nationalism in India during the freedom struggle.

  • There were many leaders like Raja Ram Mohan Roy, BC Chatterjee, Lal Bahadur Shastri, Mahatma Gandhi, Bipin Chandra Pal, MG Ranade, Dadabhai Naoroji, Premchand, Sumitra Nandan Pant etc who played a key role in infusing the spirit of Nati

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Question number: 25

» History of India and Indian National Movement

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Why were a number of European trading companies attracted to India during the 16th -17th centuries.

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India was one of the most richest countries in the olden days with a plenty of resources such as Natural resources, Mineral resources, Forest resources along with a lot of wealth.

The wide scale availability Spices, Pepper, Ginger Cardamom, Indigo, Coffee, Sugar, Rice, Cotton had great demand in Europe. The major sea routes for transportation of the

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Question number: 26

» Indian Polity and Governance

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The notion that there can be only one concept of what constitutes a nation, and that every other view is anti-national is intellectually empty at best and authoritarian at worst”. Examine in the light of this statement the current debate with regard to the concept of nationalism.

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The recent debates on nationalism and anti-nationalism have been confined for achieving political goals and gains through all the misconceptions and half-truths.

  • The concept of nationalism is being used for acquiring votes in the elections as far as India is concerned.

  • Just because of the different political or ideal views not matching with that of t

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Question number: 27

» History of India and Indian National Movement

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The division of India into provinces and evolving a system of provincial administration by Akbar was an effective system of governance. Comment

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Akbar was a successful administrator. All appointments, promotions, and dismissals were based on his decisions and orders.

  • The provincial administration was organized on the model of Central administration.

  • During Akbar’s reign the number of provinces rose to 15 (with the conquest of some areas in the Deccan) which were 12 only before him. The term ‘

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Question number: 28

» Indian and World Geography

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What are the differences between Himalayan and Peninsular Rivers? Discuss.

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Tbble of the Himalayan Rivers and Peninsular Rivers

Tbble of the Himalayan Rivers and Peninsular Rivers

Himalayan Rivers

Peninsular Rivers

Consists of Indus, Ganga, Brahmaputra.

Consists of Mahanadi, Godavari, Krishna, Kaveri, Narmada and Tapi.

They have larger channel and valley length.

They have comparatively a shorter

Channel and valley length.

Here the bedrocks are soft, sedimentary and easily erodible.

The bedrocks are not easily erodible.

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