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N K Singh Panel on FRBM review, RBI tightening norms on banks Current Affairs – 14th April, 2017

N K Singh Panel on FRBM review Introduction The Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act, 2003 (FRBMA) is an Act of the Parliament of India to institutionalize financial discipline, reduce India’s fiscal deficit, improve macroeconomic management and the overall management of the public funds by moving towards a balanced budget and strengthen fiscal [...]

April 2017 Monetary policy review, Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana: Assessment Current Affairs – 7th April, 2017

April 2017 Monetary policy review Introduction Monetary policy is a crucial economic policy tool for the economy. It controls credit flow and hence regulates growth. Inflation targeting is the main idea of the policy with the new Monetary Policy Framework agreement signed. The first monetary policy [...]

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Spark Plug: Chabahar Port Pact- A Review

Dear Aspirants, In continuation with our ‘Spark Plug’ series, today we are presenting an article on “Chabahar Port Pact”. Must read this article to know about the India’s involvement in Chabahar Port. This article will help in your preparation for descriptive test for upcoming exams like NABARD Grade A [...]

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Creative Guidance: Book Review – The Hindus – Wendy Doniger

The Hindus – An Alternative History The Hindus – An Alternative History by Wendy Doniger is one of the most comprehensive books on the origin and development of one of the world’s greatest and ancient religions, Hinduism. At just about 800 pages, it covers almost all [...]

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Creative Guidance: Book Review – The Power of Now – Eckhart Tolle

The Power of Now is a fascinating book by Eckhart Tolle to understand the concept and reality of now. He talks about how life is always in the moment and how easy it is to keep missing life by not being in this moment. The [...]

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Creative Guidance: Book Review – A Brief History of Time – Stephen Hawking

A Brief History of Time: There are very few other scientific thinkers who can come close to the genius and creative of Stephen Hawking. He has been regarded as the foremost authority on theoretical physics and a man possessing, probably the most intelligent brain. ‘A Brief [...]

Eastern Religions & Western Thought

Creative Guidance: Book Review – Eastern Religions And Western Thought – Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

Eastern Religions And Western Thought – Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Amidst the chaos and confusion of historical events which appear to be driven by hunger for power and supremacy, there is a far deeper spiritual and universal purpose that has shaped the world as we know it [...]

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Creative Guidance: Book Review – Curious Lives – Richard Bach

Curious Lives – Richard Bach Richard Bach has a knack of storytelling that is not only compelling and insightful but also extraordinarily entertaining. He weaves the tapestry of truth using the silken threads of life and adventure. His books are a delight for an adventurous [...]

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Creative Guidance: Book Review – The Tipping Point – Malcolm Gladwell

Nowadays how often do we hear the phrase ‘It’s gone viral’. The very idea of viral growth and change happening in social phenomena was introduced in ‘The Tipping Point’ by Malcolm Gladwell. The idea that every social revolution in sales, crime, organizations etc. follows the [...]

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Creative Guidance: Book Review – The world is flat – Thomas L. Friedman

The metaphor of a flat world, used by Friedman to describe the next phase of globalization, is ingenious. It came to him after hearing an Indian software executive explain how the world’s economic playing field was being leveled. For a variety of reasons, what [...]

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Creative Guidance: Book Review – A History of Western Philosophy – Bertrand Russell

A History of Western Philosophy There are many ways to read this book, in its way, one of the key works of twentieth century philosophy. It can be used as an encyclopedia of philosophy, ordered not alphabetically, but chronologically. Many people in fact do use [...]