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US & China Trade War

US & China Trade War

The consistent undermining of multilateralism by the U.S. must be countered This week has seen rounds of tit-for-tat tariffs between the U.S. and China, set off by U.S. President Donald Trump levying import duties of 25% and 10% on American steel and aluminium imports, respectively, in early March. Mr. Trump, who has repeatedly used the U.S. […]

IAS Interview Questions

IAS Interview Questions

Global IAS Academy, the well known institute for IAS Preparation started its flagship interview programme from March 1 week for 2018 candidates , more than 70 plus students are attending interview for the coveted post of IAS, IPS, IFS, IRS and etc from Beginning of March to till April 25 th 2018 IAS Final Interview […]

SOLAR MISSION 2022

SOLAR MISSION 2022

SOLAR MISSION 2022 Bengaluru’s aerial mission to produce a three dimensional map of rooftop solar power potential using Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) data can give this key source of power a big boost. Similar mapping exercises have been carried out in several countries over the past few years to assess how much of a […]

India State of Forest Report 2017

India State of Forest Report 2017

India State of Forest Report 2017 The Environment Ministry’s ‘India State of Forest Report 2017’ based on satellite imagery, may present a net positive balance in the form of 24.4% of India’s land area under some form of forest or tree cover, but this is but a broad-brush assessment. According to the report, forest and tree cover […]

BUDGET 2018- Highlights

BUDGET 2018- Highlights

BUDGET 2018- Highlights: 1. Increase the custom duty on mobiles from 15% to 20% and on some other mobile parts to 15%, and some parts of TVs to 15%. 2. Increase the health and education cess to 4% 3. Tax long-term capital gains exceeding Rs 1 lakh in listed stock at 10%. 4. Rs 50,000 […]

India- 5th Largest Economy

India- 5th Largest Economy

 India is set to emerge as the world’s fifth largest economy by overtaking Britain and France, a report by a global forecaster showed on Tuesday.And, India will emerge as the world’s third largest economy by 2027, the report by the Centre for Economics and Business Research (Cebr) said. “The World Economic League Table shows that despite temporary setbacks from […]

Baswan Committee- changes in Civil Services Exam

Baswan Committee- changes in Civil Services Exam

Baswan Committee recommends reduction of upper age limit, removal of optional paper The Civil Services examination that selects the top bureaucrats in the country is likely to see major changes that includes reduction of upper age limit and removal of an optional paper in the mains , to ensure level-playing field for all the aspirants.The […]

India-U.S.-Afghanistan New opportunity

India-U.S.-Afghanistan New opportunity

Indo US Afghanistan policy analysis – Current Affairs Magic  Update on Oct 2nd 2017 for IAS/ KAS Mains 2017. Background:  During his recent visit, Chief executive participated at the India-Afghanistan Trade & Investment Show which was inaugurated on September 27, 2017 by Finance Minister. He delivered Lecture on ‘Regional Peace-building’ at the Indian Council of World […]