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The Shangri-La Dialogue

The Shangri-La Dialogue

The IISS Asia Security Summit: The Shangri-La Dialogue (SLD) is a "Track One" inter-governmental security forum held annually by an independ
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Anti-corruption movement

Anti-corruption movement

The Indian anti-corruption movement, commencing in 2011, was a series of demonstrations and protests across India intended to establish stro
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What is IMBIE?

What is IMBIE?

The ice sheet mass balance inter-comparison exercise (IMBIE) was established in 2011 as a community effort to reconcile satellite measuremen
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United Nations Counter-Terrorism Centre (UNCCT)

United Nations Counter-Terrorism Centre (UNCCT)

The Counter-Terrorism Committee is a subsidiary body of the United Nations Security Council. In the wake of the September11,  2001 terrori
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China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC)

China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC)

China–Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is a collection of infrastructure projects that are currently under construction throughout Pakist
14 Jun 2018, 04:11 AM IST

Video Assistant Refereeing (VAR)

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Football I-League

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What are G7 summit and G8 summit?

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What is Bimstec?

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What is South-South Cooperation?

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Debt-trap diplomacy

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Shared mobility

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Cooperative federalism

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Mark-to-market

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Chinese Economic Reform

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Chinese Economic Reform

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Quota Elimination is an initiative to eliminate the use of quotas in all textile and clothing trade between nations which are members of the World Trade Organization (WTO). Doing s
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Health and Family Welfare Minister JP Nadda has said the resolution on digital health brought out by India was adopted by the 71st World Health Assembly, the decision-making body o
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Model Degree Colleges

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to tour Indonesia and Singapore from May 29 to June 2.  He is likely to sign key agreements in various sectors with both the nations. He
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What is Index of Industrial Production (IIP)?

Industrial output grew by 4.4 percent in March, the slowest in five months, due to a fall in capital goods production and deceleration in mining activity, according to the official
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Who will GDPR impact?

With the European Union's (EU) General Data Protection Regulation or GDPR coming into effect on 23 May, Microsoft India has said that the law will herald a new era in consumer trus
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Wifi ChoUpals

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What is Nipah virus?

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Zozilla Pass

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Bullet proof vests

The Defence Ministry has signed a contract with a defence firm for procurement of 1.86 lakh bullet proof jackets for the Army at a cost of Rs 639 crore. The agreement comes nine ye
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Champion Sectors

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Jerusalem’s place in West Asia conflict

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The Great Barrier Reef

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24x7 Power for All by March 2019

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National Clean Air Programme

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