DMPQ: India has lower quit rates for smoking.Comment

The International Commission to Reignite the Fight Against Smoking report was recently published. The report was prepared using secondary data from sources such as World Bank. Key Findings of the report   India has been ranked second in the number of smokers aged between 16 and 64 years. India is among the nations having lowest … Read more

DMPQ-What is Anti-Dumping duty. Discuss the implications of recently India Imposing antidumping duties on Chinese goods.

India has imposed anti-dumping duty on five Chinese products, including certain aluminium goods and some chemicals, for five years to guard local manufacturers from cheap imports from the neighbouring country. A remedy sanctioned by the WTO to protect a member country’s domestic industry from imports that have been priced at levels below those prevailing in … Read more

DMPQ-. Discuss the cultural, political and Economic aspects of Decolonisation of Africa.

It was the cultural, economic and political process through which colonies broke free from the colonial empires and integrated themselves to the new ‘world order’. Cultural Colonial empires were generally founded on principles of Racism and ‘right to rule’ over ‘inferior races’. These narratives had to be challenged. An image of benevolent and modernising influence … Read more

DMPQ-Define Anticyclones. Discuss the different types of Anticyclones.

Anticyclones are centres of high pressure.They are surrounded by closed isobars having decreasing pressure outward.  The circulation is from central high pressure towards the periphery in such a way that air blows outwards in a clockwise direction in the Northern hemisphere and anticlockwise direction in the southern hemisphere. Due to Coriolis force, blowing winds are … Read more

DMPQ-Mention the major factors responsible for the end of European Colonialism

Nationalist movements Through the effects of westernisation and opening up, colonies acquired enlightened leadership and many developed strong nationalist movements. Most colonies were extensive police states. Massive unrest made them simply unviable. Second World War It weakened most European powers and they couldn’t keep up with the maintenance of their empires. The most powerful among … Read more

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