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Tue 21st of November 2017


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India’s first woman to get MCC membership

Anjum Chopra becomes the first woman cricketer from India to be awarded an honorary life membership of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC)Virender Sehwag and Zaheer Khan were recently awarded the MCC memberships too.

  1. A former India captain and recipient of the Padma Shri in 2014, Anjum was thrilled to share the communication from the MCC. 
  2. Her international debut at 17, Anjum went on to play 12 Tests, 127 ODIs and 18 T20s
  3. Anjum, who was honoured alongside Sehwag, was the first Indian woman to hit an international century.
  4. An Arjuna awardee in 2007, Anjum led India to a rare Test series win against South Africa in 2002.

Prelims Question of the Day

With reference to 'Natural Rate of Unemployment', consider the following statements.

1. It is the level of unemployment in an economy that is just consistent with a stable rate of Inflation.

2. It is the unemployment that prevails when all markets in the economy are in equilibrium.


(a)1 and 2

(b)2 only

(c)1 only

(d)None of the above

Mains Question of the Day

1.GS-No party in power can afford to ignore Directive Principles of State Policy. Comment.(200 Words)

2.Political Science - Explain the role of non state actors, like IMF, World Bank, European Union and MNCs, in modulating and transforming the broad dynamics of international relations. (250 Words).

3.SOCIOLOGY - What is the impact of Globalization on the structure and mobilization of the working class in India? (250 Words).

Sociology - Thinkers