Infrastructure

Progress in Indo-US Nuclear Deal

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Why in news?  The Indo-US Nuclear deal is on progress. What is the Indo-US Nuclear deal? Under the agreement, India agreed to separate its civilian and military nuclear activities. It also …

July 21, 2017 0 317

Issues with Vizhinjam port

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What is the issue? CAG made observations on Vizhinjam port, Kerala. What are the types of ports? Based on the nature of the cargo handled, ports are classified into two: Gateway ports - They la…

July 12, 2017 1 1075

Problems with Multiple Boundaries in a City

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What is the issue? Cities in India are characterised by multiple boundaries i.e., they are governed by multiple organisations and authorities which have their own jurisdictions. What’s the pro…

July 08, 2017 0 801

Border Infrastructure

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What is the issue? Though India’s infrastructure development along the border with China has picked up, there has been some serious roll backs. What is the status of Mountain Strike Corps? …

July 01, 2017 0 760

National Highways and NPAs

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What is the issue? A recent ordinance empowered the Reserve Bank of India to ensure recoveries from wilful defaulters. If only it were to examine the anatomy and modus operandi of national highway…

June 12, 2017 0 824

Coal and Carbon transition

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Why in news? India has made a push towards a low carbon economic transition by expanding its renewable energy capacity by 350% over the past 13 years. What is the importance of the issue? Both Ch…

June 01, 2017 0 768

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 1447

Reforms in power industry

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What is the issue? The latest auction of a solar park delivered yet another record low price, power cuts are rare even with peak summer demand, and retail tariffs grew only slightly in the recent yea…

May 30, 2017 0 331

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 1042

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 1158

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