Background: Geographical Indication (GI), Rasagolla, Intellectual Property Rights.
Background: Wetlands in India, Draft Wetlands (Conservation and Management) Rules 2016, Central Wetlands Regulatory Authority, Waterways Act, Ramsar Convention, Padma river, Ken river, Betwa river, Kanwar lake, Dal lake, Pulicat lake, Hilsa fish.
Background: Collection of Statistics Act 2008, Directorate General of Commercial Intelligence and Statistics, RBI, WTO.
Background: Index of Industrial Production (IIP), Wholesale Price Index (WPI), GDP, National Statistical Commission.
Background: Financial Sector Search and Recruitment Committee, RBI, Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) and the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA).
Background: Asian-African Legal Consultative Organisation (AALCO), G77, IMF, Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), UN Convention on the Law of the Seas (UNCLOS), South China Sea dispute, Trade Facilitation Agreement, WTO, Non-Aligned Movement (NAM).
Background: India-US relations, India-US civil nuclear agreement, Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), IPR issue, Free Trade Agreement, WTO, UNSC, Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC).
Background: Switzerland elections, Guaranteed basic income scheme.
Background: US-Mongolia relations, US-China relations, South China Sea dispute, Air Defence Identification Zone.
Background: India-China relations, Amaravati, Guizhou International Investment Corporation (GIIC), Stilwell road, World War II, Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar (BCIM) economic corridor.