2) The endorsement of bankruptcy law and its provisions by supreme court marks an end of “defaulter’s paradise”. Examine.(250 words)

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Insights Static Quiz -229, 2019–History

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Jiban Sampark Project of Odisha

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Charter of Patients’ Rights

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8) Declaring Climate Change as an international security issue is the best approach to handle the issue. Comment.(250 words)

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