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Govt notifies FDI policy relaxations for NRIs( FDI policy ,GS paper 3,Prelims economy,PTI)

Non-repatriable investments by NRIs, OCIs and PIOs will be treated as domestic investments and will not be subject to foreign direct investment caps, the Commerce and Industry Ministry on Wednesday said. “The government has reviewed the FDI policy relating to investments by NRIs, PIOs and OCIs. It has been decided

Beyond a jewel box institution ( Culture, Role of Museums,Gs paper 1, The Hindu)

Museums are not just repositories of objects that educate the public. They can also be social and interactive places where a viewer’s experience becomes important The new Whitney, a great museum devoted to 20th and 21st century American art, opened in lower Manhattan on May 1 with Michelle Obama as

The water tribunal trap ( Statuory bodies, GS paper 2,THE HINDU)

Summary of The Hindu Article in simple language. Context- Article is written after PM in the joint conference of CM And Chief Justice of High Courts raised concern if tribunals are creating barriers to delivering justice. MAIN POINTS 1.What is water tribunal ? >Water tribunals were set up as alternatives

Stateless and left out at sea (Rohingya crisis, IR,The HINDU ,GS paper 2 )

The images of emaciated Rohingyas stranded mid-sea and reports of mass graves of trafficked people in Thailand and Malaysia, which have shocked the world, speak of a history of ethnicity-based marginalisation where certain groups are victims of systematic oppression The images of thousands of emaciated migrants on boats sent back

The Rohingyas: Security Implications for ASEAN and Beyond (Rohingya Crisis ,GS papaer 2 ,IDSA )

The Rohingya exodus has re-emerged as a point of concern for Southeast Asia since late April 2015. The recent crisis is a complex mix resulting from ethnic cleansing and sectarian violence inside Myanmar, human trafficking, illegal and irregular movement of people in Southeast Asia, lack of coordination in tackling human

The Nepal Earthquake: Could SAARC have been Effective? (IDSA ,Disaster Management and Regional Cooperation )

While the international community extended help for the rescue and relief operations immediately after the earthquake struck Nepal on 25 April, SAARC as a regional organization was conspicuous by its absence. Interestingly, Nepal, as the current Chair of the SAARC and its Secretariat which is moreover at present headed by

Decoding China’s Military Strategy White Paper: Assessing the Maritime Implications (IDSA ,IR ,GS paper 2 )

China’s new military strategy white paper released last week is creating ripples in global strategic circles. The document, released by China’s State Council, the chief administrative body of the Chinese government, is the ninth in a series of white papers released since 1998. But it is the first on ‘military