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Everything about Acid Attacks in India

Acid Attacks in India Q What is the context  ?  An acid attack in in Delhi has once again brought back to focus the heinous crime of acid attacks and the easy availability of corrosive substances. Q What is Acid Attack? Q How prevalent are acid attacks in India?  Q  What is the law on…

Everything about Cryosphere Loss

Cryosphere Loss Q. Why is this in News?  At COP27, a broad coalition of 18 governments joined together to create a new high-level group ‘Ambition on Melting Ice (AMI) on Sea-level Rise and Mountain Water Resources’.Q. What is AMI Group? Q. What is the Declaration of the Group?A.  Q. What is the Cryosphere?A. 

Everything about Ambedkar Tourist Circuit

Ambedkar Tourist Circuit Q. Why is this in news ? The Central government has announced a special tourist circuit encompassing five key sites associated with Dr. B.R. Ambedkar. Q. What is Ambedkar Circuit? Q. What about the sites? Q. What are Tourism Circuits?

Everything about Community Forest Resource

Community Forest Resource

Everything about Organization of Islamic Cooperation

Organization of Islamic Cooperation Q. Why is this in News? Recently, the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) condemned and denounced the comments on Prophet Muhammed made by two Indians. Q. What is the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation? Q. How does OIC Function? Q. What are the Criticism of the OIC? Q. What is the Status of India’s…

Linking of Credit Cards with UPI

Linking of Credit Cards with UPI Q What is the context  ? The RBI has proposed to allow the linking of credit cards with the Unified Payments Interface (UPI). Integrating Credit Cards to UPI The integration will first begin with the indigenous RuPay credit cards.Both the RuPay network and UPI are managed by the same…

Intellectual Property Rights

Intellectual Property Rights Q What is the context  ? The US Trade Representative (USTR) said in a report released last month that India was one of the most challenging major economies as far as IP protection and enforcement is concerned. US has decided to retain India on its Priority Watch List along with six other…

FATF and Pakistan’s position on its ‘Grey List’

FATF and Pakistan’s position on its ‘Grey List’ Q Why is it in News ?  Pakistan which continues to face an economic crunch from the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), is hoping for some respite in the form of its removal from the FATF’s ‘grey list’. Q What is the FATF?  The FATF is an…

Indo-Pacific Economic Framework

Indo-Pacific Economic Framework Q What is the context  ? A The official launch of the Biden Administration’s Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF), the US’s de facto foreign economic policy for Asia, has been lauded and welcomed. Q What is Indo-Pacific Economic Framework ? A  Seen as a means to counter China in the region, it is a U.S.-led…

Anti-Defection Law

Anti-Defection Law Q Why is it in News ?  Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu said that there was a need to amend the anti-defection legislation in the country to plug existing loopholes. Q What did Vice President  notice now? Stating that there was no clarity in the law about the time frame for the action of…

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