Henley Passport Index

Topics Covered: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate.   Henley Passport Index   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Passport Index- features, performance of various countries and significance of the index.   Context: The latest edition of Henley Passport Index has been released. The Index ranks India at 86, down five …

FEDOR

Topic covered: Awareness in space. FEDOR   What to study? For prelims and mains: Key objectives and significance of the mission.   Context: Russia has launched an unmanned rocket into space.   Key facts: It is carrying a life-size humanoid robot that will spend 10 days learning to assist astronauts on the International Space Station. …

Ocean energy declared as Renewable Energy 

Topics covered: Infrastructure- energy.   Ocean energy declared as Renewable Energy    What to study? For prelims and mains: Types of ocean energy, potential and significance of the Recent decision.   Context: The government has approved a proposal to declare ocean energy as Renewable Energy. Accordingly, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has clarified to …

South-South and Triangular Cooperation

Topics covered: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests.   South-South and Triangular Cooperation   What to study? For prelims and mains: South- South and triangular cooperation- meaning, need and significance.   Context: An international dialogue on South-South and Triangular Cooperation was recently held in New Delhi.   About …