New START treaty

New START treaty #GS 01 World History, #GS 02 International Relations For Prelims New START treaty New START Treaty was signed in Prague by US and Russia on 8 April 2010, as a replacement to the START (Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty). The New START Treaty […]

Indus Waters Treaty

  Indus Waters Treaty #GS-02 International Relations For Prelims Indus Waters Treaty Indus Waters Treaty was brokered by the World Bank after nine year long negotiations on September 19, 1960. Under the treaty all the waters of three Eastern rivers, namely Ravi, Sutlej and Beas […]

Non-Aligned Movement 

Non-Aligned Movement  Context: Recently, Egypt and India reaffirmed their support for the Non-Aligned Movement, a joint statement released following the President’s bilateral meetings The Republic Day parade’s primary guest, Abdel Fateh el-Sisi, claimed that both nations expressed a willingness for technological exchange between their defence industry. […]

Contesting the hegemony of the dollar

Contesting the hegemony of the dollar #GS-02 International Relations, #GS-03 External Sector For Mains The threat to Dollar centric trade Countries outside the West particularly the Global South are finding ways to circumvent dollar in their international trade through; Currency swap agreements; Trade in national […]

Shanghai Cooperation Organisation

Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) #GS-02 International Relations For Prelims Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Shanghai Cooperation Organisation is a permanent intergovernmental international organization for regional security. SCO was created in 2001 after Uzbekistan joined the Shanghai Five which was constituted by Kazakhstan, China, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and […]

Wagner group

Wagner group #GS-02 International Relations For Prelims Wagner group The Wagner Group is a Russian paramilitary organization founded in 2014 by Dmitriy Valeryevich Utkin. They receive military equipment from the Russian Ministry of Defence (MoD) and uses MoD installations for their training. The group is […]

Mabja Zangbo River

Mabja Zangbo River #GS-01 Geography, #GS-02 International Relations, #GS-03 Internal Security For Prelims Mabja Zangbo Mabja Zangbo or Mabja Tsangpo is a river which originates in the western part of Tibet Autonomous Region, China. It flows through Nepal into the Ghaghara river before joining the […]

India’s G20 Presidency

A G20 presidency to amplify South Asia’s voice #GS-02 International Relations For Prelims G20 G20 is a global strategic platform that aims to bring together the world’s biggest industrialised and emerging economies. It has the critical role of ensuring global economic growth and prosperity now […]

UNSC 1267 Committee

UNSC 1267 Committee #GS-02 International Relations, #GS-03 Internal Security For Prelims UN Security Council The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is one of the six main organs of the United Nations. The primary responsibility of Security Council under the UN Charter, is to maintain international […]

Foreign Educational Institutions in India

Campuses of Foreign Higher Educational Institutions in India #GS-02 Education, International Relations For Prelims University Grants Commission (UGC): University Grants Commission was established under an Act of Parliament in 1953. It functions under the Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) with its head office located […]