9 PM Current Affairs Brief – October 30, 2017


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What the return of quadrilateral says about India and emerging Asian geopolitics:  

What the return of quadrilateral says about India and emerging Asian geopolitics:   Context Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe proposed the idea of Asian democracies joining forces in 2006. The benefit Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar indicated India’s willingness to work with Japan and the United States deals with regional issues. U.S. investments in the power sector … Continue reading “What the return of quadrilateral says about India and emerging Asian geopolitics:  “

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The new great game as it unfolds: 

The new great game as it unfolds:  Context: The Southern Asia will soon witness the unfolding of several new geopolitical operations. United States Foreign Policy in South Asia: New geopolitical operations of India-Afghanistan-Pakistan and China The  U.S emphasized on a conditions-based approach, expectations for strong Pakistani actions against Taliban and Haqqani network safe-havens, and a … Continue reading “The new great game as it unfolds: “

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Multilateral subjects set to top talks with Italy: 

Multilateral subjects set to top talks with Italy:  Context: India’s push for membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group and bilateral trade are likely to be on the agenda during the visit of Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni. Introduction: The visit marks the end of a chill in ties that set in 2012 after the killing … Continue reading “Multilateral subjects set to top talks with Italy: “

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Set up centres under all High Courts for vulnerable victims: SC: 

Set up centres under all High Courts for vulnerable victims: SC:  Context: In a landmark order the Supreme Court has directed the High Courts to set up special centres for examination of vulnerable witnesses in criminal cases. Supreme Court verdict: Vulnerable witnesses in criminal cases, often minor survivors of rape or victims of sex abuse, … Continue reading “Set up centres under all High Courts for vulnerable victims: SC: “

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Questions over delay: 

Questions over delay:  Context: With rising commotion in the Indian judiciary system, there should be no further delay in finalizing the MoP for the appointment of judges in the higher judiciary. The MoP is on hold since 2015 owing to lack of consensus on several fronts between the judiciary and the government. What is The … Continue reading “Questions over delay: “

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India ships wheat to Afghanistan via Chabahar: 

India ships wheat to Afghanistan via Chabahar:  Context India has begun shipment of wheat to Afghanistan through the Iranian port of Chabahar. The consignment would be the first to use the new route via Chabahar to access Afghanistan, even as India plans similar transfers in the coming months. A landmark move The shipment of wheat … Continue reading “India ships wheat to Afghanistan via Chabahar: “

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Experimental vaccine may protect against HIV:

Experimental vaccine may protect against HIV: Context: Scientists have developed a novel vaccine candidate that may prevent HIV infection by stimulating an immune response against sugars that form a protective shield around the virus. What has the scientist found? Researchers tried to create an HIV vaccine targeting gp120, but had little success as the sugar … Continue reading “Experimental vaccine may protect against HIV:”

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Why companies use commercial papers as a source of funds: 

Why companies use commercial papers as a source of funds:  Context Commercial papers have become one of the popular routes for corporates to raise funds when compared with loans from banks in recent times. What is a commercial paper? Commercial papers have become one of the popular routes for corporates to raise funds when compared … Continue reading “Why companies use commercial papers as a source of funds: “

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