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Social Reformer: Mulridhar Devidas Amte

Mulridhar Devidas Amte was an Indian social worker and social activist known particularly for his work for the rehabilitation and empowerment of poor people suffering from leprosy.

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Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)

The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) is one of the principal organs of the United Nations established by the UN Charter in 1945. It consists of 54 Members of the United Nations elected by the General Assembly. It is responsible under the General Assembly for co-ordinating economic, social and related work of the fourteen United Nations specialized agencies, functional commissions and five regional commissions.

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Payment in due Course

Any person legally responsible to make payment under negotiable instrument must make the payment of the amount due under in due course with the purpose of obtaining a valid discharge against the holder.

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How Ecosystem works

The ecosystem functions through several biogeochemical cycles and energy transfer mechanisms. Observe and document the components of the ecosystem which consists of its Non-Living or Abiotic features such as air, water, climate and soil. Its biotic components are the various plants and animals. Both these aspects of the ecosystem interact with each other through several functional aspects to form Nature’s ecosystems.

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Heat and Work

Modern physics sees heat as energy collectively possessed by the particles making up a gas, liquid or solid. A body which possesses energy has the ability to do work.

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Social Reformer: Anna Hazare

Anna Hazare is an Indian social activist who led various movements.

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Social Reformer: Sahajanand Saraswati

Sahajanand Saraswati was an ascetic of Dashnami Order of Adi Shankara Sampradaya as well as a nationalist and peasant leader of India.

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Social Reformer: Dayanand Saraswati

Dayanand Saraswati, a profound scholar of the Vedic lore and Sanskrit language, he was the most important Hindu religious leader of his time.

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Social Reformer: Pandita Ramabai

Pandita Ramabai was a social reformer and activist in India.

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Social Reformer: Kiran Bedi

Kiran Bedi is an Indian social activist and a retired Indian Police Service (IPS) officer.

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Social Reformer: Swami Vivekananda

Swami Vivekananda was an Indian Hindu monk.

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Social Reformer: Shriram Sharma

Shriram Sharma was an Indian social reformer, a prominent philosopher, visionary of the New Golden Era, and founder of All World Gayatri Pariwar, which has its headquarters at Shantikunj, Haridwar.

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Social Reformer: Jyotiba Phule

Jyotiba Phule was an activist, thinker, social reformer, writer, philosopher, theologist, scholar, editor and revolutionary from Maharashtra, India in the nineteenth century.

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Social Forestry Programme

Social forestry refers to the management and protection of forests and afforestation on barren lands with the purpose of helping in the environmental, social and rural development. The term was first used in India in 1976 by The National Commission on Agriculture, Government of India. The basic objective social forestry is to raising plantations by the common man so as to meet the growing demand for timber, fuel wood, fodder, etc, thereby reducing the pressure on the traditional forest area.

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Awards In Social Sciences

General Knowledge Lists: The list of Awards In Social Sciences

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Aims of Swaraj Party and its Work

Swaraj Party was formed by Motilal Nehru and Chittaranjandas and was named as "Congress-Khilafat Swarajaya Party"in 1922.It also claimed to be an integral part of the Congress and professes its adherence to Non-Violence & Non-Cooperation Movement and decided to boycott the legislatures.

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Top 10 Countries With Most Working Hours

General Knowledge Lists: The list of Top 10 Countries With Most Working Hours as per OECD (Organization For Economic Co-operation and Development).

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The Moderate: Meaning and their Works

The Moderates were the one who dominate the affairs of the Indian National Congress from 1885-1905. They were Indians but in reality British in taste, intellect, opinions and morality. They believed in patience, steadiness and conciliation. The leader of the first phase of the National Movement were A.O. Hume, W.C. Banerjee, Dadabhai Naoroji etc.

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Social Legislation under British Rule

In the begining of the 19th century, Britishers injected various social legislation & the policies though helped in abolition of social evils prevalent at that time but gradually led to breach the socio-religious fabric of India since they were mainly focused and based on the English perception and attitude.

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Social Reformer: Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar

Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar was an Indian Bengali polymath and a key figure of the Bengal Renaissance.

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What is Galvanic Cells and how it work?

The Galvanic Cells is a device that transforms chemical energy into electric energy. It is the common application of electro chemistry which is also called battery. It was invented by Luigi Galvani and Alessandro Volta which has capability of producing a voltage. It has two conductive electrodes, called the anode and the cathode. The anode is an electrode where oxidation occurs. The cathode is an electrode where reduction takes place.

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Social and Cultural Development during Rajput Dynasty

‘Rajput’ is derived from Sanskrit word ‘raj-putra’ which means “son of a king”. Rajput was identified for their courage, loyalty and royalty. They were the warriors who fought in the battles and took care of the administrating functions. The Rajput originated from western, eastern, northern India and some parts of Pakistan. Rajput has their prominence during the 6th to 12th centuries. Until 20th century Rajput ruled in trounce majority in the princely states of Rajasthan and Surashtra.

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Economic and Social life of Aryans

After the decline of the Indus Valley Civilization, another glorious civilization flourished in India. The people who were responsible for the evolution of this civilization called themselves Aryas or Aryarns.  Arya’ literally means the man of ‘noble character’, and the “free-born”. They belonged to the group of people known as Indo-Europeans. They entered into India from the north-west.

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Social Reformer: Raja Ram Mohan Roy

Raja Ram Mohan Roy was an Indian religious, social, and educational reformer who challenged traditional Hindu culture and indicated the lines of progress for Indian society under British rule.

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Social Reformer: Dr. Dhondo Keshav Karve

Dr. Dhondo Keshav Karve was a social reformer in India in the field of women's welfare.

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How the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) works?

Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) is the world's largest security-oriented intergovernmental organization that works in the area of arms control and the promotion of human rights, freedom of the press and fair elections. The organization has its roots in the 1973 Conference Security and Co-operation in Europe (CSCE). It has 57 members in the Organisation.

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Do You Know that How the Ball Pen Works and Who Invented It?

The inventor of ball pen was Ladislao José Bíro, a Hungarian born in 1899 into a Jewish family. He invented the ball pen in 1931 to get rid of fountain pen's blotting and smudging.

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United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC): Pillars and working areas

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) was established in 1997 through a merger between the United Nations Drug Control Programme and the Centre for International Crime Prevention to fight against illicit drugs and international crime. It operates in all regions of the world through an extensive network of field offices.

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United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD): Functions and Working domain

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) was established in 1964. It is an intergovernmental body of the United Nations Generally Assembly for promoting the development-friendly integration of developing countries into the world economy.

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Major Literary Works and their Authors/ Poets in Medieval India: Part 1: Quiz

Jagranjosh.com has published quiz on major literary works and their authors in interactive form.

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