Category: EXPLAINED

Category: EXPLAINED

What Can India And Pakistan Learn From Their Relationship In 1950?
April 20, 2020 EXPLAINED admin

The Bengal Pact and the Nehru–Liaquat agreement offer perspectives on the erstwhile India–Pakistan relationship that can be useful even today, when the future of the relations between the two countries is very bleak The year 1950, then, was an interesting one: It had all the makings of the sets of causes that bring about both

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Explained: What is hantavirus?
March 25, 2020 EXPLAINED admin

Hantavirus Symptoms: Cases of the hantavirus in humans occur mostly in rural areas where forests, fields and farms offer suitable habitat for infected rodents. China’s English daily Global Times has reported the death of a person from Yunnan Province who tested positive for the hantavirus. The hantavirus is not novel and its first case dates back to

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Explained: Reading the criticism from Iran
March 9, 2020 EXPLAINED admin

Iran has criticised India on the Delhi riots. It had also reacted to the 1992 Babri Masjid demolition and the 2002 riots, but its strong words now have caught notice. A look at the bilateral history and global context LAST WEEK, Iran criticised India twice on the Delhi riots. On March 2, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, highly

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‘Growth is important for jobs… If we reach 8-9%, automatically there’ll be employment creation’: Prachi Mishra
March 6, 2020 EXPLAINED admin

Speaking about RBI’s stance on inflation, Dr Prachi Mishra said, “Core inflation is about 30-40 per cent of the basket, which is low compared to other countries. But that’s a standard macroeconomic indicator of what stage of the cycle you are at”. What is the nature of India’s current economic slowdown? How did it start,

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