The Timariots Governors and the Revenue Contractors, on their part reason in this manner: "Why should the neglected state of this land create uneasiness in our minds and why should we expend our money and time to render it fruitful? We may be deprived of it in a single moment, and our exertions would benefit neither ourselves nor our children." This statement was made by
Which of the following are the members of SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation)?
Options: Bhutan, Bangladesh, India and Pakistan, Bhutan, Bangladesh, the Maldives, Nepal, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Thailand, Indonesia, Nepal and Sri Lanka, None of the above
Options: nominated by the leaders of the various parties in the Parliament, nominated by the prime minister, appointed by the speaker or elected by the House from amongst persons who are not members of Parliament, appointed by the speaker or elected by the House from amongst its own members
Options: the excess of total expenditure, including loans, net of lending over revenue receipts, difference between revenue receipts and revenue expenditure, difference between all receipts and all the expenditure, fiscal deficit less interest payments
The main objective of multi-purpose river projects are
Options: extension of irrigation facilities by constructing dams to store surplus water during the rainy season, for release in summer, power generation by constructing hydro power stations, flood controls and making rivers navigable, All of the above
Options: the intensity of light emitted by them changes with time, the distance of the stars from the earth changes with time, the refractive index of the different layers of the earth's atmosphere changes continuously, consequently the position of the image of a start changes with time, the light from the star is scattered by the dust particles and air molecules in the earth's atmosphere