Reforming private sector banks

Introduction: The recent banking scams have underlined the issues of propriety and governance. What started off as a problem with PSBs has come a full circle with the focus now shifted to private banks (ICICI case). Any kind of financial crisis offers an opportunity for introspection where rules can be reformulated to Read more…

Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR)

Established in 1987, by G-7countries – USA, UK, France, Germany, Canada, Italy, and Japan Aim — to limit the spread of ballistic missiles and other unmanned delivery systems that could be used for chemical, biological, and nuclear weaponsof above 500kg for more than 300km Membership : 35 members India- Admitted in 2016 Read more…

Sambar Deer

Vulnerable –IUCN Red List State animal of Odisha Nocturnal and solitary Native range — Indian subcontinent, southern China, and Southeast Asia Habitat Gentle slopes and the steeper parts of forested hillsides. They prefer to live near cultivated areas like gardens and plantations, where they can find food, but are also seen in swamp forests, thick Read more…