Background: India-Pakistan relations, Terrorism, Pathankot terror attacks, Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), National Investigation Agency (NIA), National Security Guard (NSG).
Background: India-Russia relations, Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP), Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL), Kovvada nuclear power plant, Fukushima nuclear disaster 2011.
Background: India-China relations, Border disputes, Barahoti area, Line of Actual Control (LAC), People’s Liberation Army, TupolovTu 153M aircraft.
Background: South China Sea dispute, Scarborough Shoal dispute, Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA), Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN), Nine-Dash Line, United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), Mischief Reef, Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), International Court of Justice.
Background: US-Iraq relations, Islamic State (IS), Syria and Iraq crisis, Mosul.
Background: Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act 2013, Lokpal Act, Parliament.
Background: Inflation, Consumer Price Index (CPI), Monsoon, Kharif crops.
Background: Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme.
Background: Yew tree species, Huanggou Forest, Taxol.