Iran nuclear talks set to resume after five months:

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora.   Iran nuclear talks set to resume after five months: Context: The international talks have resumed in Vienna to revive the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, or JCPOA. …

Iran nuclear talks set to resume after five months:

GS Paper2: Topics Covered: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora.   Context: The international talks in Vienna to revive the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, or JCPOA, will take place soon. The talks will be held between the remaining partners …

Iran nuclear deal

GS Paper 2 Topics Covered: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora.   Context: The U.S. and Germany have stepped up pressure on Iran to return soon to talks on its nuclear programme. Meanwhile, the U.N. nuclear watchdog, International Atomic Energy Agency, said Iran has continued to increase …

China opens first road-rail transport link to Indian Ocean

GS Paper 2 Topics covered: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora.   Context: The first shipments on a newly-launched railway line from the Myanmar border to the key commercial hub of Chengdu in western China was made recently More on the news: This project provides China …

Oslo I Accord and Israel- Palestine Conflict

GS Paper 2 Topics Covered: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora.   Context: August 20, 2021 marks 28 years since the Oslo I Accord was finalized and signed after multiple rounds of intense secret negotiations, in a bid to advance a lasting peace process for the Israeli-Palestinian …

China’s three-child policy

GS Paper 2 Topics Covered: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora.   China’s three-child policy Context: China’s legislature has formally amended the country’s family planning rules to allow couples to have three children, also announcing a number of policy measures aimed at boosting declining birth rates.   …