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Info-paedia : 19th India ASEAN Summit

Why in News?

  • Recently, while commemorating 30 years of India-ASEAN Dialogue the two sides have declared 2022 as the year of INDIA-ASEAN friendship.

Key Highlights

  • The Summit was held in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
  • India-ASEAN ties elevated to comprehensive strategic partnership (CSP).
  • CSP will focus on specific areas: maritime security, Indo-Pacific, Cyber Security etc.

The Shape of the Indian Economic Pie must Change : Daily Current Affairs

Date: 15/11/2022

Relevance: GS-2: Indian Constitution - historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure.

Key Phrases: Economically Weaker Sections (EWS), social and economic discrimination, Economic inequalities, ease of earning and living, ease of doing business, employment elasticity, Money as master.

Where No Child is Left Behind : Daily Current Affairs

Date: 15/11/2022

Relevance: GS-2: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.

Key Phrases: National Mission on Foundational Literacy and Numeracy, Human Development Index, National Education Policy (NEP), 2020, Jomtien Conference, 1990, Shiksha Karmi Project, District Primary Education Programme,

Need for Stronger Judicial Accountability : Daily Current Affairs

Date: 15/11/2022

Relevance: GS-2: Structure, Organization and Functioning of the Judiciary; Powers, Functions and Responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies; Transparency & Accountability.

Key Phrases: Supreme Court, Accountability, Judicial Independence, Democracy, Article 142 of the Indian Constitution, Law Commission, USA, Jurisdictions, Advisory, RTI, Appointment, Centre-state disputes, Restatement of Values of Judicial Life.

Behind The Smokescreen Around Private Climate Finance : Daily Current Affairs

Date: 15/11/2022

Relevance: GS-3: Conservation, Environmental Pollution, and Degradation, Environmental Impact Assessment.

Key Phrases: UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Conference of the Parties (COP), Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), climate finance, mobilizing $100 billion per year, Standing Committee on Finance (SCF) report.


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