Divergent views of Credit policy

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Why in news? The fifth meeting of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) held on June 6 and 7. For the first time, it broke with unanimity and also went against widespread industry aspirations of a p…

June 26, 2017 0 142

Prelim Bits 26-06-2017

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Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI) MSCI is the world’s biggest index compiler, with more than $10 trillion in assets benchmarked to its products. Recently it said, China’s loc…

June 26, 2017 0 230

Problems with Smart City Mission

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Why in news? The Ministry of Urban Development’s released its fourth list under the Smart City Mission, taking the total number of cities picked under the Centre’s flagship project to 90.…

June 26, 2017 0 535

India-US trade potential

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Why in news? Indian PM is about to visit USA as a 3 day visit from 25th June, to effectively engage in mutually beneficial talks. The US administration needs to recognize and address India’s…

June 25, 2017 0 508

Farmers’ issue

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What is the issue? Police force was deployed to deal with the farmers who were supposed to stage a road blockade in Chhattisgarh. The officer was instructed not to use force even if the agitation …

June 25, 2017 0 400

The F-16 deal

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Why in news? The f-16 deal between India and USA is not going to be a game changer. If realized, the F-16 deal will bring some jobs but nothing more no market, no cutting-edge technology, and cert…

June 25, 2017 0 388

Gender Budgeting

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What is the issue? Time-bound goals needed for female school enrolment, gender-based violence, and health. What is gender budgeting? Gender budgeting comprises activities and initiatives for prep…

June 25, 2017 0 379

India – Portugal

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Why in news? PM Narendra Modi will land in Lisbon for the first-ever bilateral visit of an Indian PM to Portugal. It will symbolically mark the beginning of a new era in Indo-Portuguese relations. W…

June 25, 2017 0 290

Issues with Coal Allocation decisions

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What is the issue? The Union Cabinet took two important decisions aimed at streamlining coal allocation to the power sector and making it more transparent and objective. The decisions might addres…

June 25, 2017 0 269

Prelim Bits 25-06-2017

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KalamSat KalamSat, named after former president of India APJ Abdul Kalam, is the world’s smallest and lightest satellite built by students from Tamil Nadu. This is the first time that an Ind…

June 25, 2017 0 427