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Functions of Central Bank

A central bank is an independent national authority that conducts monetary policy, regulates banks, and provides financial services including economic research. Its goals are to stabilize the nation’s currency, keep unemployment low, and prevent inflation. Most central banks are are governed by a board consisting of its member banks. The country’s […]

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Financial Literacy For Girls In Today’s Time

In this modern age, we see women leading at every possible front. They are now more informed and educated and are confident enough to make their own decisions. They are masters of multi-tasking with juggling their careers and households at the same time. Women have never felt more empowered than […]

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Food Wastage Crisis in India

Food is the most fundamental among the essential necessities of life. According to the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization, one-third of the total global food production is wasted, costing the world economy about $750 billion. Annually, close to `31 million (70-75%) of waste is dumped into open landfill sites. Globally, […]

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Dowry System: A social stigma

“Any young man, who makes dowry a condition to marriage, discredits his education and his country and dishonours womanhood”— Mahatma Gandhi Dowry or Dahej, one of the deep-rooted social evils, is flourishing in our society at an unprecedented rate. There is no denying the fact that modern citizens condemn it, […]

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Water, Sanitation and Hygiene

Today, 2.2 billion people lack access to safely managed drinking water services and 4.2 billion people lack safely managed sanitation services. Unsafe hygiene practices are widespread, compounding the effects on people’s health. The impact on child mortality rates is devastating with more than 297 000 children under five who die annually from […]

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Poverty And Social Life

We can define poverty as the condition where the basic needs of a family, like food, shelter, clothing, and education are not fulfilled. It can lead to other problems like poor literacy, unemployment, malnutrition, etc. A poor person is not able to get education due to lack of money and therefore […]

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The Power of Advertising

Advertising has been defined as the most powerful, persuasive, and manipulative tool that firms have to control consumers all over the world. It is a form of communication that typically attempts to persuade potential customers to purchase or to consume more of a particular brand of product or service. Its […]

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Education Disparity

Inequality in education is linked to the major problems in the society. The need for studies to be done to find ways of overcoming these inequalities is very inevitable. The means of mitigating these inequalities are important for the entire world. This is something of great interest due to the […]

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Racism

The marginalization and/or oppression of people of color based on a socially constructed racial hierarchy that privileges white people. Refers to the categories into which society places individuals on the basis of physical characteristics (such as skin color, hair type, facial form and eye shape). Though many believe that race […]

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Changes in Labour Laws to reduce COVID-19 impact

Amidst the COVID-19 induced lockdown, many states such as Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Gujarat have brought in changes to their labour laws by way of amendments. Recently, Uttar Pradesh government has passed an ordinance by virtue of which businesses and both existing and new industrial units have been […]

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ELECTRICITY (AMENDMENT) BILL, 2020: An Overview

The Electricity Act, 2003 (the “Electricity Act“) was enacted to consolidate the electricity laws in India. The Electricity Act, 2003 (hereinafter “Act”) has been the statutory paradigm which has governed the laws regarding the generation, distribution, transmission, trading and use of electricity, keeping in mind the interests of the state […]

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Cyber Laws in India

Crime is both a social and economic phenomenon. Cyber Crime is not defined in Information Technology Act 2000 nor in the I.T. Amendment Act 2008 nor in any other legislation in India. In fact, it cannot be too. Hence, to define cyber crime, we can say, it is just a […]

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Citizenship

The population of a state is divided into two categories: citizens and non-citizens. A citizen of a state enjoys all civil and political rights. A non-citizen, on the other hand, doesn’t enjoy these rights. Under the Indian constitution, certain fundamental rights are available only to the citizens, namely: Right against […]

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Climate Change

You have probably heard the terms climate change and global warming used interchangeably. That’s because both describe changes in earth’s climate. While global warming focuses on the rising average temperature of the planet, climate change usually refers to the shifts in things like precipitation, wind patterns, and temperatures over a […]

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Poor Public Works And Infrastructure

Imagine that you have to go to work but there are no roads to get you there. Or heavy rains have flooded your route and made it impossible. A lack of infrastructure – from roads, bridges, and wells, to cables for light, cell phones, and internet – can isolate communities […]

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Procrastination

Procrastination is that act of delaying or putting off tasks until the last minute, or past their deadline. Some researchers define procrastination as a “form of self-regulation” failure charactrised by the irrational delay of tasks despite potentially negative consequences. No matter how well-organized and committed you are, chances are that […]

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Lack of Education

Illiteracy and Poverty go hand in hand. Education plays a very big role in uplifting people from poverty. It also helps one to improve his/her lifestyle or standards of living. Illiterate people miss these opportunities provided by education. Everyone, every girl, boy or an adult should be literate, it not […]

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Cyber bulling

Cyberbullying is bullying that takes place over digital devices like cell phones, computers, and tablets. Cyberbullying can occur through SMS, Text, and apps, or online in social media, forums, or gaming where people can view, participate in, or share content. Cyberbullying includes sending, posting, or sharing negative, harmful, false, or […]

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Child Labour in India

Child labour is a crime where children are forced to work fro a very early age. It is like expecting kids to perform responsibilities like working. The average age for a child to be appropriate to work is considered fifteen years and more. Children falling below this age limit won’t […]

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