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Amazon Rubber Boom and Rubber Theft

Amazon Basin covers almost 40% of the South American continent and it is shared by eight countries viz. Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Peru, Suriname and Venezuela. Out of these, Brazil, Bolivia, Venezuela and Peru were the ONLY exporters of natural rubber before the Hevea plants were cultivated anywhere else in the world. For at ..

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Third industrial Revolution: What are drivers?- Palak Chandra

In simple terms, a definite and complete change in the livelihood and the organization of an area in a short period of time which brings about the betterment of the social, political, economic, and cultural lives of people is said to be a revolution. It was the revolutionary period from 1775 – 1850 when the ..

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Life Expectancy in India

The current Life Expectancy in INDIA is 65 years. It has improved from 40 years in 1951 to 65 at present. The implication is that the population of the elderly has augmented 4 times. The count of senior citizens over the 60 was over 76 million per 2001 Census and now it is expected to ..

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Rajasthan sets up Urbanization Commission

The state Government of Rajasthan has constituted the State Urbanization Commission for assessing status of urbanization and impact of urban development schemes and programmes. Senior IAS officer G S Sandhu is to be first Chairman of the Commission. The commission , besides reviewing ongoing programmes and schemes would also decide on priority areas for proper ..

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