India Innovation Index

Daily News GS III Economy

Why in news? The World Economic Forum, NITI Aayog, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and the Cornell University(New York) will work together to develop an India Innovation Index. W…

January 21, 2017 0 196

Mutual Fund Industry in India

Editorial GS III Economy

Background: In the last 30 years, the Indian mutual fund industry has built up a creditable performance record, and the line-up of both asset management firms (41) and schemes (2100) has burgeoned. B…

January 20, 2017 0 120

Attracting FDI: Hype and the reality

Editorial GS III Economy

Why in news? In May 2014, there was no mistaking the high pitch on attracting investments. By 2015, a plethora of initiatives were taken to open up even sensitive sectors such as defence for 100 per …

January 20, 2017 0 118

National Small Savings Fund

Editorial GS III Economy

Why in news? The Union Cabinet has given its approval to exclude State Governments States/UTs (with Legislature) except Arunachal Pradesh, Delhi, Kerala and Madhya Pradesh from NSSF investments fro…

January 19, 2017 0 162

New Trade Policy

Editorial GS III Economy

What is the need for new trade policy? The technological and socio-economic changes are re-defining the very concepts of productivity and employment. Developing country firms no longer have the lu…

January 18, 2017 0 161

Income Inequality

Daily News GS III Economy

  Why in news? A report titled ‘An economy for the 99%’ is released by the rights group Oxfam, ahead of the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting. What are the findings? Ric…

January 17, 2017 0 240

Need for Tax Information Exchange Agreements

Editorial GS III Economy

What is the postivie side of 2008 financial crisis? The global financial meltdown of 2008 has had severe after-effects, impacting millions of people across the world, job losses, challenges faced b…

January 15, 2017 0 215

Report on Industrial Policy

Daily News GS III Economy

Why in news? The Standing Committee on Commerce submitted a report on ‘Industrial Policy in the Changing Global Scenario’ last month. What are the recommendations? Industrial reforms …

January 15, 2017 0 247

Defence Export Target: Challenges

Editorial GS III Defense Economy

Why in news? Speaking about the achievements of the government, Defence Minister said he had set a target of 2 billion dollars in defence exports by the time its tenure ends. This would mean a six…

January 14, 2017 0 246

India’s Foreign Trade

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Why in news? RBI released a data on the condition of Indian foreign trade What is the situation? I. Merchandise Trade Exports In consonance with the revival exhibited by exports in the last…

January 14, 2017 0 264