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Question 38

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Discuss the impact of the Indo-Pak war in 1971.

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The 1971 Indo-Pak war was a huge loss to the Pakistani economy and the national pride.

  • Creation of Bangladesh (former East Pakistan): West Pakistan kept enjoying the power and prosperity at the expense of East Pakistan. There was a lot of anger among the Bangla People, which resulted in a military crackdown in East Pakistan. The Mukhti Bahini (Bangl

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Question 39

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Discuss the role of Comptroller and Auditor General of India.

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The role of Comptroller and Auditor General of India:

  • To uphold the Constitution of India and the laws of Parliament in the field of financial administration.
  • Through the audit reports of The CAG the accountability of the executives (council of ministers) to the Parliament in the sphere of financial administration is secured.
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Question 40

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Discuss the major causes for low human development in India.

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  • India in 2018 had climbed one spot from 131 (in 2017) to 130 in 2018 among 189 Countries in Human Development Index as per the UNDP (United Nations Development Programme). Between 1990 and 2017, India’s HDI value increased from to , an increase of nearly 50 percent – and an indicator of the country’s remarkable achievement in lifting millions of p

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Question 41

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Does climate change make India more vulnerable to natural disaster?

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  • Yes India’s unique geo-climatic condition makes it highly susceptible to climate change and natural disasters. The country has observed significant anomaly in natural variability of temperature and rainfall patterns and has experienced more frequent and lethal disasters in recent decades.
  • For eg The recent storms in India can be traced to Nawabshah

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Question 42

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What has/have been the objectives of Mark Zuckerberg in buying ‘WhatsApp’?

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  • The following objectives can be constituted behind the buying of WhatsApp by Facebook:
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  • According to CEO of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg WhatsApp is on a path to reach billions of people with incredibly valuable services. This will help Facebook in reaching billions of users with an exp

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Question 43

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What do you understand by sting journalism? What are its ethical and legal dilemmas?

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  • Sting Journalism is a secret operation carried out by undercover agents to unveil criminals. In law enforcement, a sting operation is a deceptive operation to catch a person committing a crime.
  • Ethical and Legal Dilemmas: It deals with the specific ethical principles and standards of the Journalism along with the Print, Entertainment, and Internet.
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Question 44

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What is the significance of ‘Zero Hour’ in the proceedings in the Indian Parliament?

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  • The time immediately following the Question HourZero Hour has come to be known as “”. It starts at around 12 noon (hence the name) and members can, with prior notice to the Speaker, raise issues of importance during this time.
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  • It is one of the devices of the Parliamentary Proceedings though not m

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Question 45

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If Himalayas were not there, What could have been the geographical/climatic conditions in northern parts of India?

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  • The way Himalayan mountain ranges have affected the life of people in India and have shaped their destiny is not to be found elsewhere in the world:
  • The impact in the absence of Himalayas can be easily traced out by knowing its significance to Indian land mass.
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  • Climatic Influence: By virtue of their high

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Question 46

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How was the controversial McMahon Line responsible for the Indo-China War of 1962?

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McMahon Line was greatly responsible for the Indo-CHINA War of 1962. Infact it was the McMahon line because of which The Indo-China War of 1962 happened.

  • There was an agreement reached out between India and Tibet (Bhutan eastwards to Burma) called as McMahon Line.
  • There was a tri-partite agreement in 1914 at Shimla between The British, Tibet, and Chi

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