Tag - china

Taxing Agricultural Income, China to host a Belt and Road forum for international cooperation, Current Affairs 4th May, 2017

Taxing Agricultural Income Introduction India’s tax base is disappointing. For a large country with large immense priorities India needs to initiate measure to encourage people to pay taxes and widen tax base. Taxing agricultural income is a recent debate that needs wider debate. Issue: Bibek Debroy, a member [...]

China Blocks India’s move on Masood Azhar at the United Nations

AIR Debate – China Blocks India’s move on Masood Azhar at the United Nations   Recently China blocked Pathankot terror attack master mind Masood to be listed as international terrorist at the United Nations. This comes at a time when PM Modi is emphasising the world [...]

India, Japan and US Navies Kick Off 2016 Malabar Exercise near South China Sea

20th edition of MALABAR trilateral naval Exercise 2016 of India, Japan and United States (US) navies have been kicked off near South China Sea. This year the naval exercise over 100 aircraft and 22 naval ships is including a nuclear submarine are participating. Key facts [...]

23rd BeiDou Navigation Satellite Successfully Launched by China

A 23rd BeiDou Navigation Satellite has been successfully launched by China to support its global navigation and positioning network it was launched from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China�s Sichuan Province on board of Long March-3C carrier rocket. In the BeiDou Navigation [...]

[Polity] Inter linking of Rivers in India : Benefits, Problems, China dispute etc.

What is the inter-linking river project? History States  : Favour and Oppose What’re the benefits? What is the cost? Ken-Betwa river link Constitutional Provisions: “Water” What is the problem? What is CLNNUIW? Indo China Water Disputes? World Bank report on India’s Water Policy [...]

Senkaku/Diaoyu islands

[Diplomacy] Senkaku/Diaoyu islands Conflict between Japan and China

What is Senkaku/Diaoyu islands: What is Japan’s claim? What is China’s claim? Conflict in recent times What is Senkaku/Diaoyu islands: Eight uninhabited islands and rocks in question lie in the East China Sea. They have a total area of about 7 sq km and [...]

[Diplomacy] India China Power equation, factors and the future ahead

Similarities: India China Factor against India China’s GDP is higher Proxy aggression Pakistani Angle Control over Border Regions Cyber domain. Factors against China #1: Enemy of Enemy is our friend #2: China’s vulnerability in Indian Ocean #3: India’s Soft Power #4: Military technology [...]

Map South East Asia

[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 [...]

Kishanganga project map

[Diplomacy] Pakistan: Kishanganga Hydroproject Judgement, Gwadar Port given to China

What is Kishanganga? Indus Water treaty? Permanent Indus Commission (PIC)? What is the Kishanganga problem? Pakistan’s objections #1: less electricity for Pak #2: less water for Pak International Court of Arbitration at The Hague Gwadar Port transferred to China Mock Questions Indus Water treaty? [...]

Semi colonization of China

[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 [...]

[Geography] Location Factors: Silk Industry of China, India, Karnataka, Kanchipuram

Europe:Silk demand vs Supply Japan: No labour + No market China: Why Top Silk producer? India: Labour+market Karnataka: factors Kanchipuram: factors In this article, we’ll examine the Geographical factors affecting location of Silk Industry. Europe: Labor no, Silk Market yes One important requirement for sericulture [...]