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International Women’s Day 2018: GA notes on Women’s Day

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय महिला दिवस अंतर्राष्ट्रीय महिला दिवस, लैंगिक समानता और महिला सशक्तिकरण के लक्ष्य को प्राप्त करने की दिशा में हुई प्रगति का जश्न मनाने का अवसर है, परन्तु यह उन आंदोलन को प्रतिबिंबित करता है जो दुनिया भर में लिंग समानता को प्राप्त करने की दिशा में किये [...]

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 [...]

[Answerkey] UPSC Prelim-2016: History, Culture, International Relation, Defense MCQs solved with Explanations

Pattern: History and Culture: 2016’s Prelim vs. the Past Road ahead for History-Culture Solved: Freedom Struggle (6 MCQs) Solved: Culture/Ancient/Medieval (11 MCQs) Pattern: IR-Defense-PIN- 2016 vs the past Road Ahead: IR / Defense for Prelims-2017 Solved: International relations (IR) & Diplomacy MCQs Solved: [...]

Role of UN in Combating International Terrorism

Role of UN in Combating International Terrorism   Prime Minister Modi visited Washington to attend nuclear security summit and has emphasised on various steps that the world should take in order to prevent terrorism and stop the access of nukes to non state actors. He also [...]

2016 International Dublin Literary Award Won by Indian-American Author Akhil Sharma

The prestigious 2016 International Dublin Literary Award has been won by an Indian American author Akhil Sharma for his semi-autobiographical novel �Family Life. � His novel was shortlisted out of a preliminary 160 suggestions by a panel of judges of award that involved novelists [...]

[Study-plan] India and World, International Relations for GS (Mains) Paper 2, Essay and Interview along with Free Study Material

Why should I prepare International Affairs? Step 1: Gather the material Step 2: Prepare the Mental Framework Based on Location Based on Phases Dynamic portion: Two parts How to approach the Dynamic portion? Supplimentary Reading Appendix: Official Syllabus 1. India and the World [...]

[Diplomacy] International Criminal Court (ICC) : Organization, functions, powers

International Criminal Court (ICC): introduction What is Rome Statute? Where is ICC located? What are the functions of ICC? What is International court of Justice? Punishment powers of ICC? any time limits on cases? Wanted Criminals by ICC How does ICC get criminals [...]

Mock Questions for General Studies (Mains) Paper 2: Science n Tech, Foreign Relations, International Affairs by Tushar

This is contributed by Mr.Tushar of IIT Delhi India Foreign relations International Affairs Science and Tech International organizations/Events India Foreign relations Do you think that India should conduct ASAT (Anti satellite test) to gain bargaining position in the formulation of space code of conduct that [...]

[Answerkey] International Relations, Persons in News(PIN), Misc.GK from UPSC CAPF/CPF 2012 exam

Diplomacy/IR Persons in News (PIN), Sports, Misc GK Diplomacy/International Relations (IR) 1. Which of the following was/were the essence of the peace-building efforts of the United Nations from 1980s onwards? To resolve underlying disputes between the belligerents To monitor arms control agreements Providing development assistance [...]

[Economic Survey Ch7] International Trade, FTA, PTA, ASIDE, E-BRC, CEPA vs CECA Difference Explained

Baltic Dry Index (BDI) India’s Chief import exports Market Diversification Top three trading partners Trade surplus / deficit? WTO Negotiations and India Trade agreements PTA FTA Customs Union Common Market Economic union CEPA vs CECA India’s trade agreements Trade agreements: Recent development Problem [...]