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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,

Probable Questions on Social Issues for Mains 2017

  What is blue whale threat facing the children? Why children have become more vulnerable to computer or mobile games? Will promotion of sports and constructive extra-curricular activities help curb this menace? Give reasons. What are the advantages and disadvantages of reservations in government jobs in India on the basis

Economy: Probable Questions for Mains Exam

What are the main findings NCRB data on farmers’ suicide? Explain how farmers’ suicide in India is outcome of institutional and economic failure both. What are the basic flaws in loan waiver schemes? Suggest alternative measures to help farmers in distress. What are the main components of the third

Cauvery issue – a timeline

Cauvery issue

The Cauvery river water dispute, primarily between Tamil Nadu and Karnataka, dates back to the 19th century. A chronology of the riparian wrangle, compiled by T Arvind The agreement signed between Madras Presidency and the princely State of Mysore in 1924 lapsed in 1974. May 1990: Supreme Court directs Centre to

Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY): A skill development initiative 

Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) is a skill development initiative scheme of the Government of India for recognition and standardisation of skills. The aim of the PMKVY to encourage aptitude towards employable skills and to increase working efficiency of probable and existing daily wage earners, by giving monetary awards and rewards and by