Ukraine Crisis makes news headlines almost every day now. In this globalized world, no event occurs in isolation. Whether or not involved, every crisis, revolution or peace treaty has impact on almost all nations. It is in this perspective that we should see Ukraine crisis. As you might be aware the … [Read more...] about Euromaidan, Ukrainian revolution and Crimean crisis
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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 … [Read more...] about Quantitative Easing and Federal Tapering 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 … [Read more...] about US Debt Ceiling Crisis and US Federal Government Shut down Explained
This article on Sub-Prime Crisis, Fiscal Cliff, and Fiscal Drag is part of the article series by ClearIAS.com on some current but confusing concepts related to US economy. We plan to discuss in detail, terms like the United States Sub-Prime Crisis, Fiscal Cliff, Fiscal Drag, US debt ceiling, US … [Read more...] about Sub-Prime Crisis, Fiscal Cliff, and Fiscal Drag Explained
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 … [Read more...] about UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)
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 … [Read more...] about Intelligence Agencies of Different Countries
International Affairs and Institutions are part of UPSC Civil Services Mains syllabus under General Studies Paper 2. The topic is different from the foreign relations/international relations part in the sense that questions asked may not in connection with India. Questions from this section may be … [Read more...] about How To Study International Affairs for UPSC Mains Exam?