Indo-Iranian Relationship

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What is the issue? Trump administration is very hostile towards Iran which could dismantle the most successful agreement (Iran and P5+1 nuclear deal) causing another regional tension in West Asia. W…

April 27, 2017 0 19

Changing Ideologies

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Why in news? At the meeting of the global leaders, the IMF and World Bank dropped two important aspects from its closing statement - trade protectionism and climate change. What is the changed scena…

April 27, 2017 0 16

Cyprus Question

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Why in news? In his meetings with Indian President and Prime Minister tomorrow (27th April 2017), President of Cyprus could seek India’s help on the ‘Cyprus question’. What is the …

April 26, 2017 0 239

IMF Reforms

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Why in news? Indian Finance Minister called for reforms in IMF quota system. Why quotas are important? Quotas determine the size of contingency funds at the disposal of the IMF to lend to countri…

April 26, 2017 0 197

North Korean Crisis

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What is the issue? Since its current leader, Kim Jong-Un, took power in 2011, North Korea has ramped up its efforts to build a long-range nuclear missile capable of hitting targets around the globe…

April 26, 2017 0 139

A Guide to French Elections

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France went to the election on April 23 to pick their new president. After a wave of populist upsurge in BREXIT referendum and US presidential elections, experts around the world are keenly watching t…

April 25, 2017 0 155

India’s membership in the International Energy Agency

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Why in news? India joined the ranks of the IEA’s membership as a “Member by Associate". What is the history? India had been engaging with the organisation long before the members…

April 23, 2017 0 343

Digital Rights

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What is the issue? With the digital phenomenon restructuring most social sectors, it is little surprise that global trade negotiations are now eyeing the digital area in an attempt to pre-emptively c…

April 21, 2017 0 283

Bridging India and EU

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Why in news? The upcoming visit to New Delhi of the EU’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, will likely witness a frank Indo-European dialogue on t…

April 21, 2017 0 207

Belt & Road Summit

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Why in news? China is about to host Belt and Road summit in Beijing in May 2017. What is the Belt & Road Summit? The Belt and Road Summit is China’s first international conference of al…

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