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Section 377: Should it be wiped out or not


Section 377 of the IPC  which is commonly referred to as the ‘anti-sodomy law‘ was introduced during the British rule in India (1860), to criminalise homo-sexual activities. It terms voluntary carnal intercourse against the order of nature with man, woman or animal as ‘unnatural offences’ and prescribes punishment with imprisonment for life, or with imprisonment of either description fora term which may extend to ten years, and fine.

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BUDGET HISTORY: INDIA


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1947: Independent India’s First Budget

  • Finance Minister: R.K. Shanmukham Chetty.
  • India’s first finance minister Presented: November 26, 1947
  • The Budget Decision: Well, the decision to present a budget itself, since it covered just 7-1/2 months, from August 15, 1947, to March 31, 1948

1951: The first Budget of the Republic of India

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BITCOIN


The term “Bitcoin” has been in the news lately; and its value is rising with volatility.  Bitcoin is the digital currency that thrills nerds, inspires libertarians and incites the passions of economists who debate the value of money made from nothing but ones and zeros. Devotees watch the fluctuations of bitcoin’s price with a fanaticism typically reserved for college football scores while visionaries gush about the world changing  possibilities of money free from government control.

Bitcoin was first mentioned in 2008  in a paper published under the pseudonym “Satoshi Nakamoto “. Bitcoin is a  cryptocurrency, so called because it uses public key cryptography to process and  verify payments.

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Comparison of different schools of Art


India has an unique culture, which has maintained a continuity for thousands of years while adapting itself to ongoing changes at the same time. It is the duty of every Indian to preserve, promote and conserve our cultural heritage and all forms of art and culture.

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Art is subjective concept and has no unanimously accepted definition.

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News for February 21, 2016


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News for February 9, 2016


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News for February 7, 2016


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News for February 6, 2016


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