10 Apr, 2021
35 Min Read
|GS-II||China – Pakistan relations||International Relations|
|EU to Support Southeast Asia against Climate Change||International Relations|
|PT Pointer||Chilika Lake was a part of the Bay of Bengal- Study shows||Physical Geography|
|Global Minimum Corporate Income Tax||International Relations|
|Meeting of Education Ministers of E9 Countries||International Relations|
|Navigating the Rupee depreciation||Economic Issues|
|Important GS Topics||Online Dispute Resolution in India||Governance|
China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC)
India’s objections to CPEC
The European Union (EU) has earmarked millions of euros for supporting climate-friendly development in Southeast Asia after the EU became a “strategic partner” of the Association of the Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) bloc in December 2020.
Other Talking Points
Problems Faced by the EU in Southeast Asia:
Risks for the EU in Southeast Asia:
India’s Coordination with Asean on Climate Change:
Chilika Lake was a part of the Bay of Bengal: Study
According to a study by the National Institute of Oceanography(NIO), Chilika lake was once a part of the Bay of Bengal.
Separation from the Bay of Bengal
About Chilika Lake
The US Treasury Secretary has urged the world’s 20 advanced nations to move in the direction of adopting a global minimum corporate income tax.
What is the Global Minimum Corporate Tax Rate?
Why this appeal by US Treasury?
India’s Stand on Global Minimum Corporate Tax Rate:
Recently, a consultation meeting of Education Ministers of E9 countries was held on the theme ‘E9 initiative: Scaling up digital learning to accelerate progress towards SDG4’.
2020 Global Education Meeting Declaration
Education For All (EFA)
The rupee has been falling and recently, the rupee fell sharply by 105 paise. It is considered as one of the biggest single-session falls in 20 months. Currently, the rupee stands at 74.47 against the US dollar.
Reasons for Rupee Depreciation
A combination of factors are responsible for rupee depreciation, such as
Impacts of Rupee Depreciation
It has both positive and negative impacts. For instance,
Recovering from the Rupee Depreciation
There are multiple options to cover the currency volatility risk. They are,
Present Scenario in India’s Courts & Associated Issues
Online Dispute Resolution During COVID
Significance of Online Dispute Resolution and Associated Benefits
Online Dispute Resolution in India
Online Dispute Resolution in India Post COVID-19
Challenges in ensuring Online Dispute Resolution
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