Archive | November 2014

News for November 30, 2014


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[Important for: Mains: IR, Indo-Sri lanka]

[Important for: Prelims / Mains: Environment, Bio-waste engineering]

[Important for: Prelims/ Mains – IR, Economy]

[Important for: Prelims/Mains- Economy, Trade and commerce]

 


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An Insight into the Symbolism in Indian Art


Indian art and sculpture

Symbolism in Indian art is referred to ideological depiction on sculpture and architecture. The emergence of architectural and sculptural aspects of various forms like temple, Stupas and caves etc under the patronage of state has reached its developed stage during Mauryan period from its early terracotta forms. The Asokan pillar, the animals and carvings on the pillars, representation of Buddha in the form of foot print, Bodhi tree, Stupa with glassy polish surface, all show the maturity of artist.

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[Part-1] Scientific Management: Frederick Taylor


Taylor

Frederick W. Taylor, in full Frederick Winslow Taylor (born March 20, 1856, Philadelphia, U.S.—died March 21, 1915, Philadelphia), American inventor and engineer who is known as the father of scientific management. His system of industrial management has influenced the development of virtually every country enjoying the benefits of modern industry. Read More…

UPSC Civil Services (Mains) 2014 Admit Card Download


UPSC

UPSC has on November 28, 2014 announced the Admit cards for the UPSC Civil Services (Mains) Examination 2014. The aspirants who have qualified to write the Mains may download the admit card till December 20, 2014.

Aspirant forum suggest that you should download the admit card at the earliest, to avoid the last minute haste.

Time has come when you must prove your metal.

Click here to download your Civil Services (Mains) 2014 Admit Card

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News for November 29, 2014


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Social and Religious Reform Movements of the 19th century in India:


Raja_Ram_Mohan_Roy

“outlining perspectives on caste and gender that emerged in both Hinduism and Islam”

 

From the late 19th century, a number of European and Indian scholars started the study of ancient India’s history, philosophy, science, religious and literature. This growing knowledge of India’s past glory provided to the Indian people a sense of pride in their civilization. It also helped the reforms in their work of religious and social reform for their struggle against all type of inhuman practices, superstitions, etc. Since, they had become associated with religious beliefs. Therefore most of the movements of social reforms were of a religious character.

These social and religious reform movements arose among all communities of the Indian people. They attacked bigotry. Superstition and the hold of the priestly class. They worked for abolition of castes and untouchability, purdah system, sati, child marriage, social inequalities and illiteracy. Some of the reformers were supported directly or indirectly by the British officials and some of the reformers were supported reformative stops and regulations framed by the British Government. Read More…

News for November 28, 2014


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SHARIAH COMPLIANT INVESTMENT IN INDIA


Sharia Banking

Recently SEBI has allowed four mutual funds to launch Sharia funds in India. However, RBI continues to find Islamic banking ‘inconsistent with the existing laws’.
Islamic finance industry has undergone a transformation in the last few years. Today it has started asserting itself as an alternate system of finance. This industry has made a mark by its rapid growth not only in Muslim countries but also in other secular and developed nations as well.

EXPLAINING SHARIAH INVESTMENTS

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News for November 27, 2014


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News for November 26, 2014


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