24 June, 2020

  • Government e Marketplace (Economy)
  • H1B Visa ban (Economy)
  • India - China Naval Contestation (International relation)
  • Geo-Politics of South China Sea & its importance for India
  • Why India needs a maritime strategy
  • Agriculture reforms - reference (Economy)
  • Question for the day (Modern History)

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    COUNTRY OF ORIGIN’ MUST ON GEM PLATFORM: GOVERNMENT

    In a push to promote local products, the Union government has made it mandatory for all sellers on the Government e-Marketplace (GeM), a platform for public procurement, to list the country of origin while registering new products.

    • Steps taken by GeM portal to promote Make in India and Atmanirbhar Bharat
    • About Government e-Marketplace
    • Other Initiatives on GeM
    • Government Procurement and WTO
    • Government Procurement Agreement (GPA) under WTO

     

    TRUMP SUSPENDS H1B VISAS TILL YEAR END

    The US Economy has been severely hit by COVID-19 leading to increase in the unemployment rate to around 13%. In response, the Trump Administration has decided to restrict the issuance of various categories of non-immigrant work visa, including H1 B Visa for the rest of the calendar year. The idea behind such a move is to restrict the entry of foreign workers into USA and instead promote greater employment opportunities for the US youths. Now, even though such a move is temporary and valid until the end of the year, such a move would have adverse impact on both Indian and US based IT Companies.

    • Understanding the H1B Visa
    • Increasing Importance of H1B Visa for India and USA
    • Why is there an opposition to H1B Visa Regime in USA?
    • How the recent move would have an impact on various Stakeholders?

     

    THE SHARP END OF MILITARY POWER – ARTICLE

    The Article discusses about two important Issues pertaining to Geo-politics of South China Sea and its importance for India and need for a Comprehensive Maritime Strategy for India.

    • Geopolitics of South China Sea
    • Major Players in South China Sea
    • Disputed Senkaku/DiaoyuIsland
    • Power-game in South China Sea
    • Relevance for India
    • Need for a Comprehensive Maritime Strategy
    • Recent Instances of Concerns
    • Some of the threats posed by Chinese presence
    Comments

    Manoj bhartiy 5 months ago

    I think point 1 might be right becoz the khilafat & NCM aimed at overthrowing britishers