Background: Glacier retreat, Himalayan glaciers, Gangotri glacier, Bhagirathi River.
Background: Earth-observing satellites, Greenhouse gas emissions, Global warming, Paris Climate Agreement.
Background: India Post Payments Bank, Financial inclusion, RBI.
Background: Sri Lanka’s economic reform agenda, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Extended Fund Facility (EFF), GDP, Fiscal consolidation, Fiscal deficit.
Background: India’s economic growth, Digital India programme, Make in India initiative, Smart City project.
Background: Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act 2015, Juvenile Justice Board (JJB), Section 4 of the Indian Penal Code, Section 201 of the Indian Penal Code.
Background: Palestinian elections, Israel-Palestine conflict, Palestinian issue.
Background: US-Iran relations, Iran-P5+1 nuclear deal, Iran’s nuclear programme, Syria and Iraq crisis, Islamic State (IS).
Background: Maldives internal issues, Radicalisation in Maldives, Prevention of Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism Act (PMLFT).
Background: India-US relations, US-China relations, South China Sea dispute, North Korea’s nuclear arsenal.