Background: E-waste, Extended Producers Responsibility (EPR).
Background: Monsoon, El Nino, La Nina.
Background: Schedule Tribes in India.
Background: Smart City Mission, Urbanisation, Sanitation and solid waste management systems, Housing by All 2022 scheme.
Background: India-Iran relations, Chabahar port project, India-Afghanistan-Iran trilateral transit trade agreement, Iran-US relations, Syria crisis, Islamic State, Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), World War II.
Background: Russia-Ukraine relations, Prisoner swap deal, Ukraine crisis, Crimea annexation. Ukrainian pilot after nearly two years in a Russian jail following a prisoner swap with Moscow that drew a line under a major diplomatic spat. The President vowed that Ukraine would take back Crimea (which was annexed by Russia in 2014) and the rebel-held territory […]
Background: Sri Lanka’s human rights issue, UNHRC. Important Points: The Sri Lankan government has decided to set up an Office on Missing Persons, one of the four mechanisms proposed to deal with the civil war-related grievances. The OMP will not engage in prosecutions. However, it will have the power to investigate for the purpose of […]
Background: Afghan government-Taliban peace process, Taliban.
Background: India-Pakistan relations, Terrorism, Pathankot terror attacks, Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM), Parliament attack 2001.
Background: India-US relations, Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation, US military aid to Pakistan, US’s National Defense Authorization Act.