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
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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?
Supercomputers have a high level of computing performance compared to a general purpose computer. In this post, we cover all details of supercomputers like history, performance, application etc. We will also see top 3 supercomputers and the National Supercomputing Mission. What is a … [Read more...] about Supercomputers: Everything you need to know about
A village named as Neduvasal in Pudukkottai district in Tamil Nadu is recently in the news headlines. The reason being the launch of a hydrocarbon project. In this post, we cover everything you need to know about Neduvasal Hydrocarbon Project controversy and policies like Discovered Small Field … [Read more...] about Neduvasal Hydrocarbon Project Controversy: Everything you need to know
The idea of holding elections simultaneously to Lok Sabha and State Legislative Assemblies is recently in the news after it got a push from Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In this article let us discuss the concept of simultaneous elections, its advantages, disadvantages, feasibility, and other … [Read more...] about Simultaneous Elections: Will this be good for India?
On 28 January 2017 two ships collided off Kamarajar Port Limited’s (KPL) harbour and resulted in a major oil spill disaster. The Chennai Oil Spill resulted in irreversible environmental damage. The spill has also underscored the incapacity of the state to handle such incidents and has raised many … [Read more...] about Oil Spill Disasters: Why Indian Disaster Management Process needs a Review?
Economic Survey for the year 2016-17 has an entire chapter dedicated to the discussion on Universal Basic Income (UBI). In this article let us try to understand the concept of Universal Basic Income, why it is needed, what are the challenges in its implementation and other related issues. What is … [Read more...] about Universal Basic Income (UBI): Everything you need to know
What is India's stand on the Israel-Palestine conflict? We have covered the Israel-Palestine conflict in one of our previous notes. In this post let's cover India's stand on the Israel-Palestine conflict. There has been much debate in recent times about whether India has changed its pro-Arab … [Read more...] about India’s stand on Israel-Palestine conflict: Recent Changes
ISRO on February 15, 2017, created history and world record by successfully launching 104 satellites on a single mission. India overtook the previous record of 37 satellites launched (by Russia in 2014). The satellites were launched using launch vehicle of the Indian Space Research Organisation … [Read more...] about ISRO’s World Record PSLV C37 Launch: Top 10 Facts You Should Know