Category Archives: 2016-01-January

Marshall Islands to open legal assault on India & other nuclear powers

Accusing India, Pakistan and Britain for nuclear race in the world, Marshall Islands seeks to persuade the International Court of Justice to take up a lawsuit against them.

The International Court, announced for separate hearings for the three cases for …

U.S. warship sails near island claimed by China in S. China Sea

U.S. warship sails near island claimed by China in S. China Sea

A U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer, USS Curtis Wilbur, sailed within 12 nautical miles of Triton Island claimed by China in the South China Sea.  According to Pentagon it …

Angelique Kerber won Australian Open defeating Serena Williams

Angelique Kerber upset Serena Williams 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 to clinch the title and become the first German to win a grand slam title since Steffi Graff in 1999.

Serena was seeking her seventh Melbourne Park title and 22nd  overall, …

India & other developing countries get more voting rights in the IMF

India & other developing countries get more voting rights in the IMF

The long pending demand of developing and emerging economy for reform in IMF got a boost with the shift of voting shares from developed to emerging economies. The …

ENVIRONMENT CAPSULE OF THE FORTNIGHT- Maurice Strong, Hobura Bustard & Bear

  1. Maurice Strong remembered for putting environmental issues on global stage

On Wednesday/ 27.1.15, in a packed reception hall across from Parliament Hill in Ottawa, members of Canada’s political and international elite gathered to pay tribute to the unique way that …

Zika crisis growing in Brazil

Zika crisis growing in Brazil

Health officials battling the Zika virus in Brazil say as many as 100,000 people could have been infected in one city alone- Recife.

The virus, which has no symptoms 80% of the time, is blamed …

President’s rule in Arunachal: SC issues notice to Centre

President’s rule in Arunachal: SC issues notice to Centre

The imposition of President’s rule in Arunachal Pradesh came under the scanner of the Supreme Court which sought the report of Governor J. P. Rajkhowa recommending central rule in the state.…

RBI not in favour of giving special status to NAMCO

RBI not in favour of giving special status to NAMCO

RBI took stock of NPAs of banks and various measures being proposed by the government. Its opinion on various counts is:

  1. RBI is against giving any special status to the

The Great East Coast Blizzard that shattered eastern coast of USA: Explained

The Great East Coast Blizzard that shattered eastern coast of USA: Explained

The storm resulted from a rare and potent mix of ingredients that came together at just the right moment to create a powerful storm.

EXPLANATION

  • There was an

WEF meet ends with the hope for “Fourth Industrial Revolution”

WEF meet ends with the hope for “Fourth Industrial Revolution”

The 5-day annual jamboree of the world’s rich and powerful came to a close in Davos with the hope for “Fourth Industrial Revolution”.

The theme of the 46th edition …

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