Daily Archive: November 19, 2017

SECURE SYNOPSIS: 10 NOVEMBER 2017

SECURE SYNOPSIS: 10 NOVEMBER 2017 NOTE: Please remember that following ‘answers’ are NOT ‘model answers’. They are NOT synopsis too if we go by definition of the term. What we are providing is content that both meets demand of the question and at the same time gives you extra points in the form of background information. Topic: World History 1)...

AIR spotlight summary: National Press freedom day

AIR spotlight summary: National Press freedom day Context: PM has given a speech at Vigyan Bhavan and announced government’s policy on media freedom. This announcement is much needed at a time when there is a perception about media sensation. But he came absolutely clear saying that Press freedom will be upheld at all cost and there would be no kind...

AIR spotlight summary: Anti Profiteering Authority for GST

AIR spotlight summary: Anti Profiteering Authority for GST   Context: Union Cabinet has approved creation of National Anti-profiteering Authority (NAA) under GST, to ensure benefits of reduction in indirect tax rates are passed on to consumers. The constitution of NAA will bolster the confidence of consumer as they reap the benefits of recent reduction in GST rates. GST Goods and...

Insights into Editorial: Timely recognition: on the Moody’s upgrade

  Insights into Editorial: Timely recognition: on the Moody’s upgrade Context: US-based International rating agency Moody’s Investors Service has upgraded India’s sovereign credit rating by a notch to ‘Baa2’ with a stable outlook citing improved growth prospects driven by economic and institutional reforms. Moody’s has revised the sovereign rating of India after a long gap of 14 years. The decision...

All India Radio News Summary: 18 NOVEMBER 2017

All India Radio News Summary: 18 NOVEMBER 2017   Moody’s Investors Service upgrades ratings of nine Public Sector Undertakings including ONGC, BPCL and NHAI from positive to stable In step with India’s rating upgrade, Moody’s Investors Service has upgraded ratings of nine state-owned firms. These are Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd (BPCL), Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd (HPCL), Indian Oil Corp (IOC), Petronet LNG...