14 July, 2020

  • Chabahar port (International relations)
  • RBI monthly review - (Economy)
  • Operation twist
  • Open market operation
  • Long term repo Operations
  • Housing Price index
  • Enabling Governance (Polity & Governance)
  • Aircraft Carriers (Security)
  • Question for the day (Security)

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    IRAN DROPS INDIA FROM CHABAHAR RAIL PROJECT

    India and Iran had signed an agreement to construct a rail line from Chabahar port to Zahedan, along the border with Afghanistan. Now Iran has started the development of the rail line on its own. Iran has cited delays from the Indian side in funding and starting the project

    • About Chabahar port
    • Why India Delayed the construction?
    • Why is it a cause of concern?

     

    ABUNDANT LIQUIDITY KEPT SHORT-TERM RATES SOFT: RBI BULLETIN

    This article has appeared in the context of Publication of RBI's Monthly bulletin for the month of July 2020. This article highlights that the RBI has taken recourse to several conventional and unconventional tools to improve the liquidity conditions.

    • Open Market Operations (OMOs)
    • Operation Twist
    • Long term Repo Operations (LTROs)
    • Targeted Long-term Repo Operations (TLTROs)

     

    ENABLING PEOPLE TO GOVERN THEMSELVES

    The health and economic crisis as a result of COVID 19 pandemic has revealed the  inadequacies of the governance structures at various levels. In this regard, the article makes a case of integrated approach led by local governance institutions where devolution of power has been lackadaisical.

    • Issues with current governance structures
    • A case for alternative approach
    • Strengthening the local governance structures

     

    AIRCRAFT CARRIERS TO GET INDIAN JETS BY 2032

    The Navy is expected to get the Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. (HAL)-built twin-engine carrier aircraft by 2032. It will replace the MiG-29Ks in service which are scheduled to start going out by 2034.

    • About Aircraft carriers in India
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