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[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 [...]

[Revision] Science-Tech Highlights from The Hindu 2011 AF

Note: This is very brief revision note for S&T portion of CSAT GS Paper I. I’m running out of time so the content is not properly classified and sentences are incomplete. Message to those feeling extremely stressed for 20th May :  Heroes may not [...]

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[Diplomacy] Indian Ocean Rim Association (IOR-ARC): 12th Summit, Gurgaon Communique, Highlights

What is IOR-ARC? Members of Indian Ocean Rim? Why IOA-ARC is important? Gurgaon Communiqué /Declaration (2012) 6- Priority areas What is blue economy? Mock questions What is IOR-ARC? Indian Ocean Rim Association for Regional Cooperation Established in 1997 Importance of Indian Ocean rim? Indian Ocean [...]

[Diplomacy] 11th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2013: Highlights, issues, awards

Indian Diaspora: overview Remittances What is Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD)? Why is PBD celebrated on 9th January? What happens during PBD? 10th vs 11th: Themes, location, chief-guest What did Mohan say? #1: Invest in India #2: Safety for Indians abroad #3: Social security [...]

[Policy] Science Technology & Innovation (STI) Policy 2013: Salient features, highlights, criticism

Timeline SRISHTI Key features of the STI policy 2013 #1: Cash power #2: Manpower #3: Business #4: Climate change #5: PPP #6: IPR #7: Participation #8: Public awareness Criticism #1: private sector =no social good #2: Indian private sector is lazy in research [...]

Interim Budget highlights new schemes

[Budget] Interim Budget 2014: highlights, Funds, Schemes, CSIS, UDAAN, Magnivisualizer, RDB Kit, NIMZ

Prologue A: The Three Funds Fund #1: Nirbhaya Fund Fund #2: Innovation @Grassroot Fund #3: Venture Capital fund for SC Entrepreneurs B: Three Schemes HRD#1: Central Scheme for Interest Subsidy CSIS HRD#2: NSDC certificate HRD#3: UDAAN One Rank one pension C: Scheme Funding: [...]