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Timeline IUCN Red List

[EnB] IUCN Red list, CITES Agreement : Meaning, Features, Mock Questions for CSAT

What is IUCN? Limitation IUCN red-list What is CITES? How does CITES work? Appendix Criticism, limitation of CITES #1: No police of its own #2: Non-Native Species #3: Appendix are Counterproductive #4: Not Comprehensive Mock questions for CSAT What is IUCN? International Union for [...]

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[Economic Survey Ch11] Infrastructure (Part 1 of 2): Coal, Gas, Fuel Sharing Agreement (FSA), gas hydrate, oil shale

Prologue Infra India Infrastructure Finance Company Limited (IIFCL) Elasticity of energy use Consumption pattern Energy Pricing Petroleum products pricing Gas pricing Coal Pricing Coal Sector Types of Coal Peat Lignite / Brown coal Bituminous/ Black-Coal Anthracite / hard coal SING-rauli vs reni PSUs [...]

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[Freedom Struggle] Suhrawardy-Sarat Bose agreement, Bengal Pact, Features, Consequences

Events leading to Bengal Pact Bengal Pact: Features Why Bengal Pact failed? Events leading to Bengal Pact Hussain Shaheed Suhrawardy, then CM of Bengal supported the “Two nation” theory and Pakistan. But He feared India will get Bengal’s industrialized regions and Calcutta, while (East) [...]

Bangladesh Teesta Watersharing & Terrorism

[Water Diplomacy] Teesta River Agreement between India & Bangladesh: Why Controversy?

As such an old topic but came in news against because Mamata’s election rallies in India & Protests in Bangladesh. Geography of Teesta River Teesta originates from Kangse Glacier, Charamu Lake in Sikkim, most of its catchment area lies in India. It enters Bangladesh, joins [...]

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[Current] April-Week4-P2: Economy- WTO SPS Agreement EU Ban on Indian Mango, HDFC Bank Foreign Investment FII problem, SC guideline on Cheque bouncing, RBI’s Public Key infrastructure (PKI)

Prologue E1: [WTO SPS Agreement] EU Ban on Indian Mangoes Mango Ban: Timeline / Sequence of Events India’s stand on EU Mango Ban Anti-Arguments Preventive measures against Fruit Fly Sample question for Mains  E2: [Banking] HDFC Bank vs FIPB: Foreign investment Problem Foreign [...]

1 Witholding Tax TDS in Capital Gains tax

[Taxation] Advance Pricing Agreement, Arm’s Length, Vodafone Transfer Pricing, DTC, GAAR, Advance Tax ruling explained

Prologue Capital Gains Tax (CGT) CGT & Withholding norms (TDS) Vodafone CGT IT Act 1961: Clarification (2012) Direct Tax Code (DTC) DTC and Indirect transfers Direct taxes: DTC vs. Budget-2014 Tax Avoidance and GAAR What is GAAR? Shome Panel on GAAR What is [...]

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[Economy] WTO: Bali Summit, Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA), De-minimus level, 10% Subsidy Limit, Why Modi Opposed?

Prologue WTO: Structure and functions Tariff and Non-Tariff Barriers to Trade WTO agreements Agreement on Agriculture (AoA) Green. Blue and Amber subsidies Amber box: De Minimus limits What is Bali summit and Peace clause? What is Trade Facilitation Agreement? Why Modi opposed Trade [...]

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[Diplomacy] India Nepal Power trade Agreement (PTA): Features, issues; Bhutan Hydro Love-n-Hate

D1: India-Nepal agreements during Modi visit D2: Power Trade agreement (PTA) with Nepal D3: India-Bhutan: Hydropower sharing D4: Indian Intervention in Bhutan Politics D1: Power Trade agreement (PTA) with Nepal Happened in September 2014, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi came back from Nepal. Now any [...]

Salient Features Delhi declaration on Education

[SAARC] Education- Delhi Declaration, Energy- SAME Agreement, Cultural Capital Bamiyan

Prologue SAARC#1: Delhi declaration on Education SAARC#2: Energy cooperation & SAME agreement Prologue SAARC related three current affairs topics in news during September and October 2014. for background theory on SAARC organization visit Mrunal.org/diplomacy Relevance: UPSC GS Mains paper 2: Bilateral, regional and global [...]