Tag Archives: India

Fundamental Duties in the Indian Constitution

Fundamental duties in Indian constitution are based on Japanese model. Ten duties in the the Indian Constitution were included in the Indian Constitution by 42nd amendment act, 1976 on the basis of Swarn Singh Committee. Eleventh duty was added by 86th Amendment act, 2002. Fundamental rights and fundamental duties are co-relative. 11 Fundamental Duties of the citizens towards… Read More »

Air Transport in India

The air transport in India started in 1911 when the India’s first Aeroplane post services were started between Allahabad and Naini. All the airway companies were nationalized in 1953 and were put under two corporations namely – Indian Airlines and Air India. The Indian Airlines Corporation having headquarters in New Delhi was established to conduct the air service… Read More »

Languages in India

India is home to 1652 mother tongues. 33 of which are spoken by people numbering over a lakh. Sanskrit is the overarching language in most of the Indian languages. Officially there are 22 recognized languages. English, in fact, is widely spoken and perhaps is the link between North, North-East and South India. In the world, there are 6000… Read More »

The Minorities in India

The Ministry of Minority Affairs established by Government of India on 29th January 2006. It is the apex body for the central government’s regulatory and developmental programs for the minority religious communities in India, which include religious Muslims, Sikhs, Christians, Buddhists, Zoroastrians (Parsis) and Jains. The Ministry of Minority Affairs was created to ensure a focused approach to… Read More »

RBI Launches new 500 and 2000 series banknotes

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) introduced new design banknotes in the denomination of ₹ 500 and ₹ 2000 as part of Mahatma Gandhi(New) series, after the Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a surprise announcement of demonetization of ₹ 500 and ₹ 1,000 note to break the back of black money hoarders and counterfeiters. ₹500 notes new series: The… Read More »

Foreign Trade (Development and Regulations) Act, 1992

The Foreign Trade (Development and Regulation) Act 1992, the Foreign Trade (Regulation) Rules 1993 and the Foreign Trade (Exemptions from Application of Rules in Certain Cases) Order 1993 issued thereunder. This Act replaced the earlier legal regime consisting of the Imports and Exports (Control) Act 1947 and the Import (Control) Order 1955 and the Export (Control) Order 1988 issued… Read More »

Export (Quality Control and Inspection) Act, 1963

The Export (Quality Control and Inspection) Act was enacted in the year 1963 to strengthening the export trade through quality control and pre-shipment inspection. The act empowers the government not only to notify the commodities which may be subjected to compulsory quality monitoring and inspection before export but also specify the type of quality control or inspection. The Act… Read More »

General Conditions in Export Contracts during Foreign Trade

The export contract refers to the subject of the contract. In addition, the contracts also mention the rights of the party concerned against the party which may have failed to honour his contractual obligations, except under some valid reasons. The transportation of goods in export for foreign countries involve risks and costs. The goods may get lost, stolen… Read More »

Why do We Celebrate Engineer’s Day on September 15th ?

Engineer’s day is celebrated in India on September 15th of the every year to commemorate the birthday of the legendary civil engineer Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya (popularly known as Sir MV) Image source: Newsflick (Google +) Sir M Visvesvaraya was internationally recognized for his genius in harnessing rainwater resources in India. He designed automatic weir water floodgates, was first… Read More »

Religions in India – Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Jainism, Sikhism

Religions in India are characterized by a diversity of religious beliefs and practices. India is the birthplace of four of the world’s major religions; namely Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism Buddhism: Buddhism was founded by Gautama Buddha. Buddha born near Kapilavastu (Nepal) and died in Kusinagar (UP). Buddhism oppose worship of deities, the caste system, belief in the… Read More »