Group of Twenty (G20)

Articles GS II Mains

What is G20? The G20 is an international forum that brings together the world's 20 leading industrialised and emerging economies. The group accounts for 85% of world GDP and two-thirds of its …

July 12, 2017 0 1561

India Japan Civil Nuclear Agreement

Articles GS II Mains

What is the issue? Recently, the Japanese Parliament (Diet) has endorsed the controversial Japan-India civil nuclear cooperation agreement that will allow the nation’s firms to export nuclear m…

July 11, 2017 0 966

North Korean Crisis

Articles GS II Mains

What is the issue? Since its current leader, Kim Jong-Un, took power in 2011, North Korea has ramped up its efforts to build a long-range nuclear missile capable of hitting targets around the globe…

April 26, 2017 0 2483

A Guide to French Elections

Articles GS II Mains

France went to the election on April 23 to pick their new president. After a wave of populist upsurge in BREXIT referendum and US presidential elections, experts around the world are keenly watching t…

April 25, 2017 0 1075

China - Russia - Pakistan Axis

Articles GS II Mains

What is China- Russia- Pakistan axis geostrategic ambition? China is steadily increasing its geostrategic presence in South, Central and West Asia. There  is a China-Russia-Pakistan axis on t…

April 20, 2017 0 1523

Bitcoins – Explained

Articles GS III Prelims and Mains

What is Bitcoin? Bitcoin is a form of digital currency, created and held electronically. They aren’t printed, like rupees or dollars. Satoshi Nakamoto proposed bitcoin, which was an electron…

April 13, 2017 0 2141

India - Nepal - China 

Articles GS II Mains

Why in news? Nepal’s Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal (commonly known as Prachanda) visited China after eight months in PM office. What did Nepal prime minister do in China? Prachanda he…

April 01, 2017 0 1362

GST Explained

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GST Introduction How sales tax used to work? Example 1  Stage 1 - Imagine a shirt manufacturer. He buys raw material worth Rs 10,000, for which he pays a sales tax of 10% i.e Rs.1000. He m…

March 23, 2017 0 1330

Universal Basic Income

Articles GS III Prelims and Mains

What is a Universal Basic Income? •    A universal basic income (UBI) is an unconditional and universal right. It requires that every person should have a right to a basic income t…

March 01, 2017 0 2754

Securing a cashless society

Articles GS III Internal Security

What is the issue? Push towards cashless society via demonetisation in the environment of poor precautions and security policies, leave us vulnerable to cyber-attacks. How good is the cyber-security…

February 18, 2017 0 1342

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