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China: Superpower or Superbust?

[the national interest] AS IF a global financial-market meltdown, the deepest U.S. recession in seventy years, an existential crisis in the euro zone and upheaval in the Middle East hadn’t already created enough trouble for one decade, now the unrest and anxiety have extended to some of the world’s most

Disaster Management

Disaster Management in India: challenges and suggestions In India, there is a need to examine the following challenges: 1. Urban vulnerability and disasters Rapid urban growth, as a result of the sharp economic development, is one of the main factors contributing to increased vulnerability to natural hazards in India. Unplanned urban

SC-appointed probe panel invites information on Meiyappan

The HinduFormer CSK team principal Gurunath Meiyappan. File photo The Supreme Court-appointed committee probing the IPL spot-fixing scandal has called on people having any information on the allegations of betting against BCCI President N Srinivasan’s son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan and other accused to share their inputs with the panel. The committee

Received $10.1 bn under forex swap window: RBI

Reserve Bank on Wednesday said it has received $10.1 billion under two schemes which were announced last month to attract foreign funds. “The Reserve Bank has received till date $10.1 billion under the special concessional window for swapping Foreign Currency Non-Resident (Banks) Deposits and Overseas Foreign Currency Borrowings,” the central bank said

UPSC CSE GENERAL STUDIES(MAINS) : SUGGESTED READINGS

General Studies- I Indian Heritage and Culture, History and Geography of the World and Society Indian Heritage and Culture:This Part will require appreciation of Indian art, sculpture, dance, architecture, music festivals, folklore, drama, literatures etc. One has to capture the evolution of Indian art and culture since ancient times. Out