Tag - asia

[Diplomacy] Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas PBD-2017, Heart of Asia Summit Amritsar & BRICS Goa Summit: themes, venues, highlights, outcomes

Prologue Summit#1: Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas PBD-2017, Jan Why organize PBD? Who organizes PBD? PBD-2017: highlights of Rescue operations for VIDESHI NRIs & DESHI Indians Summit#2: Heart of Asia Summit HoA: three purposes of summit? HoA Summit @Amritsar (2016): Highlights of Summit#3: BRICS: 8th [...]

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A Unique way to learn Vocab: To Iran, Central Asia and beyond

Good morning to all,… Here we are with our next article based on current news which contains some difficult words, we will highlight and explain those words in order to improve your vocabulary skills and to have a good command on English language section. Hope [...]

Economic Policy Challenges in Asia

ECONOMIC POLICY CHALLENGES IN ASIA   Recently a three day conference jointly organised by Ministry of Finance and IMF regarding Advancing Asia: Investing for the Future was held in New Delhi. It was attended by finance ministers and representatives of 30 countries of Asia and the [...]

[Diplomacy] Connect Central Asia Policy: Meaning, Features, Significance for India

What is Central Asia? Why is Central Asia important for India? India’s problem in Central Asia? What has China done in Central Asia? What is Connect Central Asia Policy? Meet and Greet Fire and kill Trade and Prosper Teach and Heal Fly and [...]

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[Diplomacy] East Asia Summit, Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), Nalanda Project, Issues, Challanges India-China-US

Who are East Asia Summit Members? What are EAS priority areas? What is Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP)? Why is RCEP important? Mohan’s Address to 7th East Asia Summit What is EAS Declaration on ASEAN connectivity? What is Nalanda University Project? What is [...]

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[World History] Imperialism & Colonization: China, Japan, Asia, Boxer Rebellion, Open Door policy, Sphere of influence

China: Opium Wars, Boxer rebellion, Imperialism The opium Wars 1st Opium war The Treaty of Nanjing (Nanking) 2nd Opium War Treaties of Tianjin 1st Sino Japan War Sphere of Influence United States: Me too Policy Boxer Rebellion Japan: an imperialist Power Meiji Restoration [...]

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[Old NCERT World History ch9] Imperialism, Colonization of Asia, Africa, Americas

Prologue Introduction of the Chapter CONDITIONS THAT HELPED THE GROWTH OF IMPERIALISM Demands Created by the Industrial Revolution Improvement in Transportation and Communication Extreme Nationalism : Pride and Power The ‘Civilizing Mission’: Men and Ideas Explorers and adventurers Conditions that Favoured Imperialism in [...]

[Location Factors] Plantation industry & types in Asia & Africa, Cocoa Triangle

Prologue Plantations: Why? Types of Plantation crops Factor: Gestation Factor: Price shocks Cocoa Ghana, Cocoa Triangle Factor: Bean Processing Prologue In the last three articles, we saw geographical factors that affect the location of timber and fish industry; Natural fibers: wool, cotton, silk and jute [...]

[Speech Summaries] Vice President on Emerging Asia, Europe & Iran

VP speech: Europe and Emerging Asia VP speech: India-Iran Vice President speech: ‘Europe and Emerging Asia’ Historical perspective: The Eurasian landmass, historically considered as two continents Since a long time, Europe was familiar with Asian lands, military prowess, empires, manufactures. Then Portuguese dis covered Cape [...]

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[Geography Lecture2] Plate Tectonics Theory & World Geography Basics-Africa, Islands of Asia

Prologue G2/P1: Plate Tectonics Theory: The beginning G2/P2: Great African Rift Valley, World-Geography: Africa G2/P3: Fold Mountains & Convergent Plates: Andes, Rockies, Himalaya Prologue These geography lectures are conducted by Ms. Rajtanil at Sardar Patel institute of Public Administration (SPIPA), Ahmedabad. Second session began [...]

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[Geography Lecture] World Geography- China, Japan, Russia & South East Asia: Resources distribution for GS Mains

Prologue G10/P1: World Geography- China G10/P2: World Geography- Japan G10/P3: World Geography- Russia G10/P4: World Geography- South East Asia Prologue After this lecture, mains result came out, so Ms.Rajtanil won’t be conducting any more sessions till her own UPSC interview is over. So, geography [...]