Marawi Seige

Daily News GS II Mains

Why in news? The city of Marawi has been engulfed by a deadly, ongoing siege since late May. What is the reason for conflict? Marawi City, is the capital and the largest city of the province of L…

June 28, 2017 0 56

Specially Designated Global Terrorist

Daily News GS II Bilateral/International Relations

Why in news? The US administration has declared Syed Salahuddin a ‘Specially Designated Global Terrorist’. Who is Syed Salahuddin? He is currently the chief of Hizbul Mujahideen (HM),…

June 28, 2017 0 65

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

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 0 539

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 0 409

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 0 314

Engaging Pyongyang

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Why in news? The tragic death of Otto Warmbier, the 22-year-old American student is a huge setback to hopes for dialling down tensions between Washington and Pyongyang. What is the issue? The Ko…

June 24, 2017 0 386

New Dimensions to National Security

Daily News GS II Bilateral/International Relations

What is the issue? Geo-politics, strategic and technological developments adds uncertainties and new dimensions to national security. What are the recent trends? Recent trends show greater likeli…

June 23, 2017 0 547

Degrading Indo-Russia ties

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Why in news? The Joint Indo-Russian declaration was signed at the St Petersburg Economic Forum by India and Russia as they celebrated 70 years of ‘Indo-Russian’ diplomatic ties and friend…

June 23, 2017 0 452

India US relations

Daily News GS II Bilateral/International Relations

Why in news? Indian PM is set to meet US President next week. How is India US relations at present? In both countries there exists internal debate on democracy and resilience of institutional che…

June 22, 2017 0 549

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