Global Tax Reforms

UPSC Practice recommends Global Tax Reforms. Oct 11: – https://youtu.be/JQYdB01MMw8 INTERNATIONAL/ ECONOMY GS-2: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests GS-3: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources Context: After years of intensive negotiations to bring the international tax system into the 21st century, 136 countries…Continue reading “Global Tax Reforms”

AMRUT 2.0

UPSC Practice recommends AMRUT 2.0. Part of: Prelims and Mains GS-II: Governance In News: Cabinet has approved the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation 2.0 () till 2025-26, with aim of making the cities ‘water secure’ and ‘self-sustainable’ through circular economy of water.  This will be achieved by  Providing functional tap connections to allContinue reading “AMRUT 2.0”

Controversy over Ease of Doing Business Rankings 

UPSC Practice recommends Controversy over Ease of Doing Business Rankings . INTERNATIONAL/ ECONOMY GS-2: International Institutions & their workings Context: Recently, there were allegations of data tampering by Kristalina Georgieva (Former WB Chief & currently MD of IMF) in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business rankings in favour of China.  What is the controversy aroundContinue reading “Controversy over Ease of Doing Business Rankings “

Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban)

UPSC Practice recommends Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban). Part of: Prelims and Mains GS-II: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation In News: Cabinet approved the continuation of till 2025-26, with focus on  Sustainability of Open Defecation Free (ODF) outcomes,  Achieving scientific processing of… .Continue reading “Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban)”

G20 Extraordinary Summit on Afghanistan

UPSC Practice recommends G20 Extraordinary Summit on Afghanistan. Part of: Mains GS-II: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests In News: India participated virtually in the Convened by Italy (holds the G20 Presidency) Issues: related to the humanitarian situation; concerns relating to terrorism; and human rights in… . ReadContinue reading “G20 Extraordinary Summit on Afghanistan”