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Hyperglobalisation and period after, Social Audit Current Affairs 18th July, 2017

Hyperglobalisation and period after Introduction: The post-World War II period witnessed a rapid rise in trade between nations. By the end of the 1980s and early 1990s, global trade integration had reverted to levels last seen before World War I. Term ‘Hyperglobalisation’ is used by the Economists to describe [...]

Daily Current Affairs – 23rd July, 2016

India needs a nutrition mission What: India’s disappointing performance in combating nutrition issues is visible in The Global Nutrition Report 2016. It includes: Chronic malnutrition Stunting (low weight for age) Wasting (low weight for height) Micronutrient deficiencies over-weight India’s track record in reducing the proportion of [...]

Daily Current Affairs – 19th July, 2016

Indian federalism needs the Inter-State Council Background Art 263 contemplates the establishment of an Inter-State Council to effect coordination between the states and between Centre and states. The President can establish such a council if at any time it appears to him that the public [...]

Daily Current Affairs – 18th July, 2016

Is protectionism a problem? Will the next USA President be committed to free trade? Democratic candidate has given lukewarm support to free trade as well as Trans-Pacific Partnership. Republican candidate is hostile towards trade deals that throw open US markets. Trump envisages a 35% tariff [...]

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Daily Current Affairs – 11th July, 2016

India and Maldives Relations A friend in need: Maldives is a strategically important Indian Ocean archipelago Indian Army’s ‘Operation Cactus’ foiled a coup in Maldives that was attempted by a pro-Eelam group in 1988. India maintains a naval presence in Maldives, at the request of [...]

Daily Current Affairs – 12th July, 2016

The RCEP Effect on India Why in news? The Regional Comprehensive Economic Policy negotiations enter the fourth year in 2016 and the 13th round of RCEP negotiations took place in Auckland on 12-18th June 2016. RCEP— Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is an ASEAN-centred proposal for a [...]