Sampoorna Bima Gram (SBG) Yojana : Know Scheme’s Details

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Postal Life Insurance (PLI) is arguably the oldest life insurance scheme of India. It was introduced in 1884. The beneficiaries of this scheme were Government and Semi-Government employees. In 1995, that is nearly a century after its launching, a new insurance scheme was introduced for covering the people living in rural areas, especially weaker sections and women. This scheme was … Read More

Basic Details about [P2P] Peer to Peer Lending Platforms

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Entrepreneurs sometimes need money to run or promote their business. For this they have to take loan from individuals or any lending agencies. In the market there are some non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) as well which offer to help such entrepreneurs by proving loan. To facilitate such entrepreneurs, Government has decided to create online P2P platforms so that willing investors might invest … Read More

Why, When and How Names are Ascribed to Cyclones?

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Recently a hurricane named Nate has popped up in news. This hurricane is building up in the Mexico Gulf and is expected to eventually landfall in the US Gulf Cost early in the second week of October, 2017. One may be curious to know why, when and how the storms or cyclones are assigned particular names. Below is provided answers … Read More

Rare Earth Elements and their Uses, Distribution, Hazards

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Rare earth elements are a set of 17 chemical elements. These elements are not exactly rare, but are relatively plentiful in Earth’s crust. In fact cerium, one of such elements, is the 25th most abundant element. But these elements are called rare because they tend to occur together in nature and hence are difficult to separate. History The first rare … Read More

Facts and Explanations regarding Catalonia Referendum

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Spain is a multi-community nation. Some regions of this country have maintained distinct entity on the basis of language, history etc. Catalonia is one of them. Recently this province grabbed political headlines for organizing a referendum for its independence from Spain.  Where is Catalonia located? Catalonia is located on the northeastern parts of Spain, bordered by the Mediterranean and the … Read More

Detail about Electoral Bond Scheme and its Features

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electoral bond scheme

The present mode of election funding has been a subject of hot discussion amidst the intelligentsia. Thinkers are unanimous in holding that covert election funding of political parties is the topmost source of corruption in general. As we know, most political parties accept donations in cash from sources that are never revealed. The political parties are mandated to report any … Read More

Karnataka Anti-Superstition Black Magic Bill 2017

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Of late there have been some cases in which activists campaigning against superstitions in general have been silenced by murder or other types of physical assault. Such type of cases have incidentally happened in South India, specially Karnataka. Apart from this, some social customs like jalikattu have recently been subject of strident debate often leading to judicial intervention. Incidents of … Read More