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FATF: Protecting banking system and financial institutions

FATF: Protecting banking system and financial institutions

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) was established by the G-7 Summit that was held in Paris in 1989 in response to then mounting concern
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New framework to resolve bad loans

New framework to resolve bad loans

The RBI has tightened its rules around bank loan defaults, seeking to push larger loan defaulters toward bankruptcy courts and abolishing ha
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Korean conflict

Korean conflict

On August 9, 1945, in the closing days of World War II, the Soviet Union declared war on Japan and advanced into Korea. Though the Soviet de
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Implied Volatility

Implied Volatility

In financial mathematics, the implied volatility of an option contract is that value of the volatility of the underlying instrument which, w
12 Feb 2018, 01:15 AM IST
Maldives Developments

Maldives Developments

In an unexpected move on February 5, the Maldives Supreme Court ordered the release of several imprisoned opposition lawmakers, ruling that
11 Feb 2018, 05:03 AM IST

Malnutrition

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Janadriyah festival

09 Feb 2018, 04:13 AM IST

Farmer producer organisations

08 Feb 2018, 04:15 AM IST

Tejas LCA

07 Feb 2018, 03:56 AM IST

Peace Research Institute

05 Feb 2018, 03:01 AM IST

Gobar-Dhan Scheme

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Targeted Employment Areas

03 Feb 2018, 03:32 AM IST

Zero-based budgeting

01 Feb 2018, 03:07 AM IST

Budget Glossary

31 Jan 2018, 02:49 AM IST

IPC Sec. 506 & 507

30 Jan 2018, 03:07 AM IST

One Stop solution

29 Jan 2018, 02:22 AM IST

Energy therapies

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REITs and InvITs

Ahead of the Union Budget 2018-19, analysts are demanding that it is important to realise that the REITs and InvITs aren't merely investment vehicles but an alternative to the capi
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Dividend tax

Under the current regime, Indian companies pay dividend distribution tax (DDT) when they pay dividend and such domestic dividend is exempt in the hands of the recipient shareholder
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Parliamentary Secretaries

Many states in the Indian Union have instituted the post of Parliamentary Secretary.  A Parliament Secretary often holds the rank of Minister of State and has the same entitlement
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MLAs disqualification

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has described the Election Commission's recommendation to disqualify 20 of its lawmakers for holding ‘office of profit’ as ‘unconstitutional. An office
22 Jan 2018, 03:04 AM IST

Competition Commission of India

The global merger of Bayer CropScience and Monsanto cannot happen unless the Competition Commission of India (CCI) approves their merger in India, according to a top official of Ba
20 Jan 2018, 04:25 AM IST

Freedom of expression

The Constitution of India provides the right of freedom, given in articles 19, 20, 21 and 22, with the view of guaranteeing individual rights that were considered vital by the fram
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Particulate Matter

PM stands for particulate matter (also called particle pollution): the term for a mixture of solid particles and liquid droplets found in the air. Some particles, such as dust, dir
18 Jan 2018, 03:37 AM IST

FRBM Act 2003

The Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act, 2003 (FRBMA) is an Act of the Parliament of India to institutionalize financial discipline, reduce India's fiscal deficit, impr
17 Jan 2018, 03:43 AM IST

Cryptocurrency

Let‘s have a look at the mechanism ruling the databases of cryptocurrencies. A cryptocurrency like Bitcoin consists of a network of peers. Every peer has a record of the complete
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Constitution Bench

In that decision [on Karnan] (referred to in R.P. Luthra), two of us observed that there is a need to revisit the process of appointment of judges and to set up a mechanism for cor
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US Green Card

A legislation that seeks to push for a merit-based immigration system and increase the allotment of green cards by 45 per cent annually has been introduced in the US House of Repre
12 Jan 2018, 03:15 AM IST

Dreamers programme

A US judge in San Francisco temporarily barred President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday from ending a program shielding young people brought to the United States illegall
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Section 377

Chapter XVI, Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code dating back to 1861, introduced during the British rule of India (modelled on the Buggery Act of 1533, criminalises sexual activit
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India’s nuclear triad

India's indigenously-constructed nuclear submarine INS Arihant, which was quietly commissioned into service in 2016, has reportedly suffered major damage and has not sailed for mon
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What is GDP?

The country’s gross domestic product (GDP) is estimated to grow at 6.5 percent during 2017-18 — a four year low. Data released Friday by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) sho
08 Jan 2018, 01:51 AM IST

Taxation powers of Union, States

Indian constitution has divided the taxing powers as well as the spending powers (and responsibilities) between the Union and the state governments.
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Supplementary Demand

The Centre on Thursday presented a demand for additional expenditure towards a previously announced bank recapitalisation plan for public sector banks, to the tune of Rs 80,000 cro
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What caused Dalit clashes in Maharashtra?

Amid allegations and counter allegations, it is still unclear who instigated the Bhima-Koregaon clash that sent ripples of violence and rioting across Maharashtra but the political
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Zero Hour

The Rajya Sabha on Tuesday made a record of sorts as it took up all the Zero Hour issues and special mentions listed in the agenda for that period, Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu said.
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Universal electrification

Year 2017 was an important year, when government unveiled Rs 16,320 crore Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana (SAUBHAGYA) in September to provide electricity connection to a
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