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World Philosophy Day 2019

UNESCO (the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) introduced World Philosophy Day in 2002 and proclaimed that it would be celebrated every third Thursday of November every year. This year it?s been observed on 21st November. About the term ?Philosophy? Term Philosophy came from the Greek word ph?losoph?a, meaning ‘the love of wisdom’ is the ..

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2019 General Studies Paper-2 : Questions

Do you think Constitution of India does not accept principle of strict separation of powers rather it is based on the principle of ‘checks and balance’? Explain. [10 Marks] “The Central Administrative Tribunal which was established for redressal of grievances and complaints by or against central government employees nowadays is exercising its powers as an ..

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Draft Education Policy Unveiled

The Ministry of Human Resource and Development has unveiled the draft education policy. Features of the Draft Policy A complete restructuring of higher education by reintroducing the four-year programme in Liberal Arts Science Education (LASE) with multiple exit options. Even the three-year traditional B.A., B.Sc., as well as B.Voc. degrees will continue as well for ..

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Marcelo Gleiser wins Templeton Prize 2019

Brazilian physicist and astronomer Marcelo Gleiser has been awarded the 2019 Templeton Prize for his work blending science and spirituality. Marcelo Gleiser contends that science and religion are not only compatible, but that science is spiritual. The two realms of science and spirituality are intertwined for him. For Marcelo Gleiser, science is one part of ..

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Beijing hosts 24th World Congress of Philosophy (WCP) 2018

China is hosting the 24th World Congress of Philosophy (WCP) 2018 in Beijing from August 13 with theme “Learning To Be Human”. The purpose of the event is to contribute to the development of professional relations between philosophers of all countries, promote philosophical education & contribute to the impact of philosophical knowledge on global problems. ..

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India ranked 6th on Global Optimism Index (GOI) in first quarter of 2018

After topping the chart for four years, India has been slipped to the 6th position globally on the Global Optimism Index in the first quarter of 2018, as per survey by Grant Thornton’s International Business Report (IBR). The report says the business optimism in India has deteriorated while entering the last year of the current ..

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