Indus water commissioners meet - Miyar Project

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Why in news? India and Pakistan recently discussed hydroelectric projects and other such issues at the end of two day talks of Indus water commissioners in Islamabad. What is the issue with the Miya…

March 24, 2017 0 128

China in West Asia

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Why in news? Beijing hosted the leaders of Saudi Arabia and Israel, in consecutive weeks. What happened during the meet? China and Saudi Arabia announced an investment cooperation deal worth $65…

March 24, 2017 0 78

London Attack

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What happened in London? Four people including a terrorist, are dead after an atrocity in the heart of London . The attacker drove a car along a pavement on Westminster Bridge, mowing down dozens …

March 24, 2017 0 103

Genocide Day

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What is the issue? Bangladesh has announced March 25 as Genocide Day. Why Genocide Day? It has been a long-pending demand in Bangladesh, by political parties and civil society, to mark the atroci…

March 23, 2017 0 212

Israel and its crimes of apartheid

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Click here to read about two-state solution. Why in news? UN report has proclaimed that Israel is guilty of the crime of apartheid in the West Bank, Gaza and also within its own boundaries and again…

March 16, 2017 0 410

Turkish Referendum

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Why in news? Turkey is voting on 16 April 2017 on whether to grant President sweeping new powers. What is the referendum about? The new draft constitution would change the country from a parliame…

March 16, 2017 0 403

Scotland - Second Independence Referendum

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Why in news? Scottish First Minister seeks second independence referendum. What are the pros? Scotland would have more control over its political destiny. Currently many decisions are taken in We…

March 15, 2017 0 440

WTO Crisis

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What is the issue? The 2017 Trade Policy Agenda of the US has created a crisis for the WTO. What is WTO? The World Trade Organization (WTO) is an intergovernmental organization which regulates in…

March 14, 2017 0 593

America’s new Trade Policy agenda 2017

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Why in news? America had released a new Trade Policy Agenda 2017, which sets to identify and crack down on such trade partners with whom the US runs a big trade deficit, and force them to shrink it. …

March 14, 2017 0 478

India SriLanka - Defense deal

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What is the issue? Recently the Sri Lankan government made the announcement that it was seeking to procure between eight and 12 combat aircraft to replace its ageing air force assets. This select…

March 13, 2017 0 450

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