PM’s three nation visit

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Why in news? Prime Minister completed his three-nation tour of Portugal, United States and Netherlands. What are the outcomes? Portugal - PM met his Portuguese counterpart and signed 11 MoUs in a…

June 28, 2017 0 38

Relooking the CPEC

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Why in news? India should open negotiations with the Chinese to explore if CPEC can be extended west to Afghanistan and east to India What is the background of the issue? India’s stress is …

June 15, 2017 0 1018

Issues with the Electric vehicles

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Why in news? Electric vehicles (EVs) seem to be gaining in prominence as part of the renewable energy zeitgeist The government’s stress on clean energy is commendable but it should let the …

June 12, 2017 0 741

Incineration and Solid waste management

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Why in news? The Niti Aayog, in its Draft Three Year Action Agenda, has drawn attention to the need for a sustainable plan for solid waste management in Indian cities. The Aayog has taken the sta…

June 01, 2017 0 1087

Flood Management - SOP

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Why in news? The urban development ministry has listed out standard operating procedures (SOP) for concerned departments at various stages of preparedness. The stages involve: early warning, respo…

May 17, 2017 0 923

Power Sector - Issues involved

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What is the issue? The growing risk profile for thermal power plants is likely to result in increasing cost of capital for them. What are the recent events affecting the thermal industry? First i…

May 17, 2017 0 825

Turkey and Kashmir Issue

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Why in news? President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s visit to New Delhi generated intense debate about India-Turkey relations. What are the issues? Turkey has in the past as well issued statements…

May 16, 2017 0 909

PPP in India

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What is the issue? The promise of time and cost efficiency through access to specialized skills has had governments increasingly reaching out to the private sector for large infrastructure projects. …

May 11, 2017 0 977

Integrated Theatre Commands

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Why in news? A committee appointed by the Defence Ministry has recommended creating 3 integrated theatre commands of the Indian armed forces. Northern, western and southern, instead of the 17 in p…

May 11, 2017 0 1024

Non Performing Assets and its issues

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Why in news? The President has accorded his assent to an ordinance proposed by Cabinet giving more powers to RBI to solve the massive NPA mess. What is NPA? NPA is a loan or advance for which the…

May 08, 2017 0 954

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