Author: Gk Scientist

Role of the CENTO or the Baghdad Pact

Role of the CENTO: According to Harold Guise, “The whole Middle East area today resembles a huge chessboard for economic and political manoeuvre system matched anywhere else. The complex struggle for post-war economic and political power is nowhere so potentially disrupting as in that part of the world”. According to the late Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, …

Role of the SEATO

Role of the SEATO: The SEATO (South East Asia Treaty Organization) was a much more flexible instrument than NATO. According to Sir Francis Low, “The SEATO can never be a complete answer to the Communist menace in South East Asia. It is a make-shift arrangement in that it excludes four Asian democracies with a total population …

SEATO or Manila Pact

SEATO: The SEATO (South East Asia Treaty Organization) was an organization sponsored by the Western powers, notably the USA and the UK who have hooked in some South-East Asian countries, who were deriving or hoped to derive several types of advantages from their rich western allies and protectors, and hoped to derive greater advantage from this …

Sand Dunes and its Types

Sand Dunes: A sand dune is any hill of loose sand shaped by the wind. Dunes are one of the most common types of eolian landforms. They form where there is a source of sand- for example, a sandstone formation that weathers easily and releases individual grains, or perhaps a beach supplied with abundant sand from …

Gandhi and Tolstoy

Gandhi and Tolstoy: Between Gandhi and Tolstoy there are extraordinary similarities. Both of them were deeply impressed by Ruskin’s views on the political economy embodied in Unto This Last and Munera Pulveris, the two important works of Ruskin. The cornerstone of Tolstoy’s philosophy is Love. Both were deeply influenced by the Sermon on the Mount. They …

Gandhi Concept of Trusteeship

Gandhi Concept of Trusteeship: Gandhi thought out the concept of trusteeship for regulating the use of private ownership of property. Any person possessing more property than what is required for his immediate use should regard himself not as the absolute owner of that wealth but as a trustee of the people and use some of it …