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After the 09/11 attacks in the US, the media there had collectively decided not to telecast some of the gruesome visuals that were captured on camera. But no such restraints are in place in the Indian media, where the television viewers were exposed to disturbing visuals in the aftermath of the bombings in Ahmedabad and Delhi There have been major terrorist attacks around the world in recent years (2000-2009). What are the key issues concerning the problem of global terrorism? Examine how terrorism had affected the world economy in the last decade, citing some specific examples. The National Policy for Empowerment of Women 2001 aimed at bringing about advancement, development and empowerment of women in all spheres of life. However, a close examination of social and economic status of women, especially in the rural areas shows unsatisfactory achievements in most human development indicators. Citing published facts and figures, evaluate the reasons for the failure of the government of India in areas such as growing feminization of poverty; exploitation of women in low paid, hazardous and insecure jobs in the unorganized sector

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1. Even as the unprecedented credit crisis adversely affected the world economy in 2008, online shopping sites seemed to perform better than traditional retailers which were severely impacted. Analyze the e-retail business model and compare its strengths and weaknesses with brick and mortar retail. Give reasons for its worldwide growth, providing relevant facts and figures, and also details of some major online retailers. Given the growing retail sector in India, what are the future prospects for e-tailing in India?

2. According to the proponents of the 'Peak Oil' theory, the world is expected to face severe oil shortages in the near future. Then, how can mankind meet its energy needs? Answer providing information on new promising technologies that can take the place of...

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