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Paris Agreement: Simplified

‘Paris Agreement’ is mentioned whenever someone speaks about ‘climate change’ or ‘global warming’. Why is Paris Agreement so important? This post is a beginner’s guide to Paris Agreement (2015). Climate Change: a reality? Mostly because of human actions, the concentration of gases like Carbon-di-oxide, Methane etc has increased in earth’s atmosphere …

Brexit: How does it affect India and the World?

Everything you need to know about the Brexit is summed up here after much research. We hope our readers would get clear answers to many questions like ‘What is Brexit?’, ‘What is the European Union?’, Why the ‘Leave EU’ campaign?’, ‘Brexit referendum and the result’, ‘positive and negative impact of Brexit referendum to …

Quantitative Easing and Federal Tapering Explained

Under our Background Digging Operation™ on the most highlighted economy terms in recent times, we have so far covered the following topics : (1) Sub-prime crisis, Fiscal Cliff and Fiscal Drag. (2) US debt ceiling crisis and US Federal Government Shutdown. Another important topic worth discussion and understanding is Quantitative Easing and Federal Tapering. While …

US Debt Ceiling Crisis and US Federal Government Shut down Explained

Last article from ClearIAS.com discussed about Sub-prime crisis and Fiscal Cliff. Things didn’t end there for US economy. There were other problems to handle. The next two major categories of economic issues were (1) US debt ceiling crisis and US Federal Government Shutdown (2) Quantitative Easing and Federal Tapering. Let’s discuss US Debt …

UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)

At United Nations Millennium Summit (Sep 2000), world leaders agreed to eight specific and measurable development goals—later came to be known as the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). There were 8 MDGs, 18 targets and 48 indicators to measure the results. The target year was 2015. Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Eradicate Extreme Hunger …

Intelligence Agencies of Different Countries

RAW (Research and Analysis Wing) – India Mossad – Israel CIA (Central Intelligence Agency) – America ISI (Inter-Services Intelligence) – Pakistan MSS (Ministry of State Security) – China M1-6 (Military Intelligence Section 6 or Secret Intelligence Service (SIS))– United Kingdom ASIS (Australian Secret Intelligence Service) – Australia DGSE (Directorate General for External Security) …