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Substance abuse and sexual assaults

Substance abuse and sexual assaults

(A very well researched article on relation between alcoholism and sexual assault written  by renowned journalists in prestigious news daily The Statesman is reproduced here for the benefit of students)  While widespread concern has been expressed regarding the increasing trends of sexual crimes and assaults, not enough attention has been given

Moody’s Investors Service raises India’s sovereign credit rating to Baa2

Global ratings agency Moody's Investors Service raised India's sovereign credit rating to 'Baa2' from 'Baa3' on November 16, 2017. The credit rating agency asserted that continued progress on economic and institutional reforms will enhance the India's high growth potential. Moody's also changed its rating outlook from stable to positive, saying that

Ethics:  Knowledge of moral principles and its fundamentals  

Ethics: Knowledge of moral principles and its fundamentals

Ethics is the branch of knowledge that deals with moral principles. Ethics studies moral principles that govern a person's behaviour or the conducting of an activity. Ethics concerns itself with moral principles, values, standards of behavior, virtues, dictates of conscience,rights and wrongs etc. Ethics or moral philosophy is a branch of philosophy that involves systematizing,

Unsettling the status quo in Jammu and Kashmir

“Or call it winter, which being full of care, Makes summer’s welcome, thrice more wished, more rare.” — William Shakespeare Whatever the motivation, the appointment of the former Director of the Intelligence Bureau (DIB) Dineshwar Sharma as the interlocutor for Kashmir is to be welcomed. Better late than never. Predictably, the beleaguered Chief Minister