Judiciary

A court ADJUCATES or ADMINISTERS justice   Steps   IT – E courts, Video Recording ( no audio though)  All India Judicial Service   LIMBS – to monitor govt litigation in the court   Nari Adalat ( Guj – for women, of women), Lok Adalat, Gram Nyayalaya   Fast track courts,  Commercial division , Arbitration and councillation , Tribunals, Quasi Judicial …

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Religion

anterns are an integral part of the Vesak Poya festival (Full Moon in May), which is celebrated to mark three important events in the life of Buddha — birth, enlightenment and death.  The Mahabodhi temple, one of the oldest brick structures in eastern India, was declared a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO in June 2002.  Located about 115 km south …

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Art

Sunga Art Sunga  Style :  Mauryan artitecture was influenced by Indo Greeks, the pillars, stupas depict the Greek influence whereas  Sunga art was more localised  Religion : Mauryan art patronised Buddhism whereas  Sunga culture practice Brahamanism  Material  : Mauryan used wood on large basis whereas  Sunga used stone as evident from the fact that palace of Patliputra was wood based whereas in Barhut and Sanchi where Sunga art flourished there is …

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Tribes

Tribal Panchasheel Policy  Nehruvian policy  Rejects both forced Assimilation as well as Isolationist Approach   5 points   Seeks development by the tribal’s own “Genius”  No compulsion from outside  Respect tribal rights of land & forest   Encourage tribal language  For administration, reliance should be on tribal people themselves. Inclusion of tribals in administration   No over administration – Decentralisation through own cultural institutions   XAXA committee – Limited improvements in conditions of tribes   Editing …

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Institutions

The Sangeet Natak Akademi – India’s national academy for music, dance and drama – isthe first National Academy of the arts set-up by the Republic of India. It was created by a resolution of Government of India. It was set up in 1952.   The academy functions as the apex body of the performing arts in the …

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Issues and Schemes

Monument and Archaelogical Sites Amendment Act, amendment bill, 2017   Construction for public purpose – limit has been decreased from 100m to 50m   Benefit   Infra – Socio, economic benefits   Better utilisation of land area   Linkage to tourism to the places   ASI to collect revenues  CAG – ASI 3F issue   May involve local communities near to monuments …

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Quotes

Gandhiji   Action  Be the change that you want to see in the world.   Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.  Vivekananda  Arise, awake and stop not till the goal is reached   Every duty is holy and devotion to duty is the highest form of worship   Truth   Even …

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Quotes to connect between Para

Action   Vivekananda – Arise, awake and stop not till the goal is reached  Benjamin Franklin – You may delay but time will not  A spring from its source can be turned with a twig, but when grown into a river, not even elephant can cross it   Need for common men to take action   Churchill – We make a living by …

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Environment

Quotes – Beginning / End    Sanshkrit slogan  PRKRUTI RAKSHATI RAKSHITHA  ( Nature protects if she is protected )  Gandhi  The World has enough to saisfy everyone’s need but not enough for Everyone’s Greed   Robert Swan – the famous explorer – Pneumic – Robert Solow and Swan  The greatest Threat to our environment is the Belief that someone else will save it  Lord Alfred …

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