28 Sep, 2019

  • FPI limits in the Government Bonds - Economy
  • Crude oil suppliers of India - Economy
  • Panchsheel Agreement - IR
  • Rural Sanitation Strategy - Social Issues
  • Silicosis - Social Issues
  • Counting tigers in high altitudes -Environment
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    PANCHSHEEL AGREEMENT

    Panchsheel, or the Five Principles of Peaceful Co-existence, were first formally enunciated in the Agreement on Trade and Intercourse between the Tibet region of China and India signed on April 29, 1954.

    • Principles of Panchsheel
    • Relevance of a Panchsheel in globalizing world

     

    RURAL SANITATION STRATEGY (2019-2029)

    The Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat has released the Rural Sanitation Strategy (2019-2029), which lays the roadmap for ODF Plus (ODF Plus envisages that everyone uses a toilet and every village has access to solid and liquid waste management).

    • Details about RURAL SANITATION STRATEGY

     

    TIGERS IN HIGH ALTITUDES

    Studies have reported the presence of tigers in high altitude regions in India, Nepal and Bhutan. As a result the governments of these countries have decided to begin an assessment of the number of tigers in these regions.

    • Potential high altitude tiger landscapes

     

    FPI INVESTMENT LIMIT IN GOVT. BONDS

    The Central Government has recently proposed to enhance the FPI Limits in the Government Bonds so as to promote greater foreign inflows into India and strengthen the debt market.

    • About Foreign Portfolio Investment (FPI)
    • What is a Government Security (G-Sec)?
    • Current FPI Investment Limits

     

    IMPORT OF CRUDE OIL

    According to report published by the Directorate General of Commercial Intelligence and Statistics, Iraq has become India’s top crude oil supplier for the second year in a row.

    • Top Sources of Crude oil for India
    • About Directorate General of Commercial Intelligence and Statistics (DGCI&S)

     

    SILICOSIS

    This article discusses about the Occupational disease, Silicosis

    • About Silicosis
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