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Will WTO reforms talks between India and China lead to something consequential?

04/Dec/2018 05:36:08WTO Trump
Will WTO reforms talks between India and China lead to something consequential?Brief HistoryThe WTO is an intergovernmental Organisation that regulates international trade. The WTO officially commenced on January 1, 1995. It regulates the world market with the global rules of trade between nations. It's main function is to ensure that the trade fl...
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Will the US midterm elections’ results change Trump's strategy leading to 2020?

04/Dec/2018 05:30:12USA Trump Nationalism Democrats Republicans
About:The US midterm elections occur in the middle of the four year term of a president. The US midterm elections were held on November 6, 2018. The Democrats made a comeback in the midterm elections, though Mr. Trump managed to recapture his old strongholds but was unable to capture new states.Importance of the midterm elections.The US constitutio...
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MAHINDA RAJAPAKSHA BECOMES THE PM OF SRILANKA: ITS IMPLICATIONS

21/Nov/2018 02:53:59Sri Lanka. Elections
Former Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksha was sworn in as the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka on 26th October. Sri Lankan president Pallewatte Gamaralalage Maithripala Yapa Sirisena has dismissed the current prime minister of Sri Lanka Ranil Wickremesinghe and designated Mahinda Rajapaksha, a political leader who was charged of human rights abuses...

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Will the Balakot airstrikes propel Modi to win the LS polls in 2019?

07/Apr/2019 13:39:57Modi BJP Elections 2019 CongressRahul Gandhi
By Aishwarya Roy ChowdhuryIndia’s airstrikes in Pakistan’s Balakot have not only led to speculations concerning the rising tensions on international borders, coupled with staunch nationalism, they have also raised questions regarding their impact on the Lok Sabha elections be held in April-May 2019.In an action-packed February with events ranging f...
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Did India’s military handicapism almost cost us an IAF pilot?

18/Mar/2019 12:44:12India Pakistan Balakot China IAFpoliticsnationalism Modi
The Indian Air Force (IAF) airstrikes at Balakot in Pakistan and the subsequent capture and release of IAF braveheart, Commander Abhinandan Varthaman has once again brought into the daylight India’s defence preparedness or more appropriately, the absence of it. The strikes conducted in Pakistani airspace on 14th February 2019, a first for India aft...
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The citizenship Bill

04/Mar/2019 07:17:46Citizenship bill Assam India Modi Sarbanda Sonawal NDA Nefa
The Citizenship Amendment Bill, first proposed in July 2016 has finally been passed by theLok Sabha on 8th January 2019. The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi cleared the bill, which then received the green signal from the Indian Parliament. This happened almost hours after a report of the Joint Parliamentary Committee was pres...

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BCCI asks for a ban on the Pakistani Cricket team: Is it right to mix sports with politics

18/Mar/2019 12:52:40BCCI IndiaPakistan Cricket Pulwama World Cup
The TriggerThe Pulwama attack on 14th February 2019, wherein 40 CRPF jawans were killed by a vehicle-borne suicide bomber was claimed to be carried out by Pakistan-based terrorist group Jaish-e-Mohammad. It led to escalation of diplomatic tensions between the two countries, and a nationwide protest in India for boycotting the scheduled India-Pakis...
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 THE MAIN CONTENDERS OF HOCKEY WORLD CUP 2018

04/Dec/2018 05:25:40Hockey World Cup Australia India Netherlands Argentina
 THE MAIN CONTENDERS OF HOCKEY WORLD CUP 2018The Hockey World Cup is almost upon us and this, in turn, set fans and experts alike. Yes, there are only a few days left for the hockey world cup 2018 and this time it Is hosted by India.Due to the increment to 16 participating teams, the new qualification process was announced in July 2015 by the Inte...
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The Changes That Manchester United Need To Bring To Turn The Tables In The Premier League

04/Dec/2018 05:22:44Premier League Manchester United Jose Mourinho
Manchester United showed some great skills on the field in the last season of the Premier League but Manchester City took away the Premier League trophy. The squad proved out to be ineffective against the might of their neighbours Manchester City. There is a huge pressure from the fans on the managerial team of Manchester United because their days ...

Philosphy

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Philosophy: Has the importance of ethics reduced or has it increased in the 21st century?

01/Sep/2018 15:43:31Philosophy Life ethics 21st century
Ethics:Ethics may be defined as the systematic study of human actions from the point of view of their rightfulness or wrongfulness. It is a means for the attainment of the ultimate happiness.We people have set some standards for ourselves and our society which helps us to guide our behavior, choices and actions, this is known as Ethics.Importance o...
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Afterlife: Is there life after death

27/Aug/2018 15:30:43DEathLifeAfterlife
Is there a life after death? This is one of the most enthralling questions that everyone wants to know the answer to. What is an afterlife? Afterlife refers to the life that some people believe begins after Death. The concept of afterlife mainly comes from the religions. The concept of Hell and Heaven is part of thinking which people developed man...
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Philosophy & Science – The Duo’s Interactions in Modern Science

20/Aug/2018 10:57:48PhilosophyScience
In the history of science, we have discovered a sequence of better and better theories or models, from Plato to the classical theory of Newton to modern quantum theories. It is natural to ask: Will this sequence eventually reach an end point, an ultimate theory of the universe, that will include all forces and predict every observation we can make...

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Think: A society in which even friend finding is left to an app

11/Jan/2019 04:24:05technology social media Datsme
Have we modern day humans isolated ourselves from our own kin to such an extent, that we need an app to find friends?. Couldn't we just do that by going out and talking to people?. How can an app tell me whether someone is fit to be my friend or not?. These were some of the questions roaming in my mind as I saw the poster of an app named Datsme, an...
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The Name Change of Allahabad to Prayagraj

21/Nov/2018 04:36:11Allahabad Yogi Adityanath UP
On 16 October 2018, the Yogi Adityanath led UP Government took a monumental decision to change the name of the culturally rich city of Allahabad to Prayagraj. The proposal was made by the Deputy Chief Minister of UP, Mr. Keshav Prasad Maurya back in May 2018. Due to immense criticism of the opposition parties such as the Samajwadi Party and the Ind...
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EPIDEMIC OF THE 21ST CENTURY – AIR POLLUTION

21/Nov/2018 02:55:41Air Pollution Delhi
 Air pollution is one of the greatest threat to the future of mankind, according to various organizations and most notably the WHO. The leading body on health has warned that the simple routine of breathing is killing millions on people every year and crippling thousands more with numerous respiratory diseases.More than 90% of the world populati...