The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is a part of China’s ambitious One Belt One Road (OBOR) Initiative to link China with Europe. Started in 2013, the CPEC is a developmental project between Pakistan and its all-weather friend China. China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC): 46 billion … [Read more...] about China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) – What can India do?
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The Arctic Council is an intergovernmental forum promoting cooperation, coordination, and interaction among the Arctic States, Arctic indigenous communities, and other Arctic inhabitants on common Arctic issues, in particular on issues of sustainable development and environmental protection in the … [Read more...] about Arctic Council: Everything you need to know about
The issue of the Uniform Civil Code has emerged into India's political discourse recently mainly because many Muslim women, affected adversely by the personal laws, have begun knocking on the doors of the Supreme Court to uphold their fundamental rights to equality and liberty in keeping with … [Read more...] about Uniform Civil Code (UCC): Pros and Cons in a nutshell
Is there an IAS interview syllabus? Yes, there is. But where? UPSC CSE Syllabus is given as part of the UPSC Civil Services Exam notification. This document is released before the Preliminary Exam every year. This is also available in the Gazette. Understanding the UPSC requirements is very … [Read more...] about IAS Interview Syllabus: 6 Important UPSC Clues Which You Never Noticed Before
'Obamacare' is the nickname given to a law - Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) - passed by the US Congress. President Barack Obama signed the bill on March 23, 2010. Obamacare tried to reform both the healthcare and health insurance industries in America. But this act was not … [Read more...] about Obamacare: Why is the Affordable Care Act (ACA) so controversial?
One Rank One Pension (OROP) has been in news for many years. This article covers the details of the concept of One Rank One Pension (OROP) in a manner which is easily understandable to our readers. What is One Rank One Pension (OROP) concept? One Rank One Pension (OROP) means the payment of … [Read more...] about One Rank One Pension Scheme (OROP): Made easy to learn
ClearIAS has launched an interview program for those candidates who are appearing for the UPSC Civil Services Personality Test. Our interview program will be offered free of cost to all candidates who cleared UPSC CSE Main exam. Note: ClearIAS Interview Program for 2017-18 will be launched only … [Read more...] about ClearIAS UPSC CSE Interview Program 2016-17
When the borrower stops paying interest or principal on a loan, the lender will lose money. Such a loan is known as Non-Performing Asset (NPA). Indian Banking industry is seriously affected by Non-Performing Assets. In the best interest of our readers, we have come up with a comprehensive post on … [Read more...] about Non-Performing Assets (NPA): How serious is India’s bad loan problem?
Rare Earth Elements (REE) are metals having many similar properties. The global demand for rare earth elements has increased significantly in line with their expansion into high-end technology, environment, and economic areas. In this post, we see the importance of Rare Earth Elements and their … [Read more...] about Rare Earth Elements (REE): Why are they strategically important?