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Economic Center of Gravity Shifted to Asia & the Pacific

Strategy 2030, Asian Development Bank (ADB)'s new long-term corporate strategy to 2030 for expanding its vision to achieve a prosperous, inclusive, resilient, and sustainable Asia and the Pacific, aims to set the course for ADB’s efforts to respond effectively to the region’s changing needs. ADB has been a key partner in the significant transformation of Asia and the Pacific tha...

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Strategies for cracking Entrance Exams

Preparing for any competitive exam is an uphill task for the majority of students. An essential condition of achieving success in any competitive exam is systematic and well-planned preparation coupled with single-minded dedication. If you are determined to succeed, nothing can deter you from achieving your goal.

Here we are discussing some simple strategies that make the pre...

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India’s EBRD Membership to Spur Investment in Range of Sectors

European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the London-based Multilateral Developmental Investment Bank’s Shareholders agreed, as per release dated March 7, 2018, to have India as its 69th member; enabling Indian companies to undertake joint investments in regions in which the EBRD operates. India is expected to join EBRD within the year 2018. India with its impressi...

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India & Iran to Co-Operate on Energy & Connectivity

India and Iran have agreed to move beyond traditional buyer-seller relationship on energy cooperation and develop it into a long term strategic partnership, during the first State visit of Dr. Hassan Rouhani, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran to India from 15-17 February 2018. While welcoming him, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, described, Chabahar as the “Golden gateway to Afghani...

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How to prepare for Bank PO Exams in India

Are you aspiring to be a banker and join the league of elite bank officers? Well, the very first thing you must learn is that bank exams, as opposed to the general perception, are not very difficult. Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts Exams for Probationary Officers (POs) or Assistant Managers in public sector banks in India. However, it is important to understand the severity of competitio...

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Re-capitalisation for Responsive & Responsible PSBs

Re-capitalisation of Public Sector Banks (PSBs) and Comprehensive Reform Plan unveiled by the Government of India on 24 January 2018, includes Rs.80000 crore through Recap Bonds and Rs.8139 crore as budgetary support to address regulatory capital requirement of all PSBs and provide a significant amount towards growth capital for increasing lending to the economy.

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Stephen Hawking had a Razor-Sharp Mind Inside the Shell of his Increasingly Useless Body

Stephen Hawking, famed for his work on black holes and relativity, was Britain’s most famous modern day scientist, a genius who dedicated his life to unlocking the secrets of the Universe. Hawking was born on January 8, 1942, became disabled at 21 – in 1963 diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) - an incurable motor neurone disease, and was given two years to live. He survived this t...

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Blockchain Can Reduce Inefficiencies & Prevent Frauds in Banks

Blockchain is an incorruptible digital ledger of economic transactions that uses data structure to simplify the way we transact and can be programmed to record not just financial transactions but virtually everything of value. It is a more secure way to carry out transactions, as a Bank's ledger is connected to a centralised network. Experts believe that Blockchain architecture can significantly...

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NIC-CERT to Prevent & Predict Cyber-attacks on Govt. Utilities

NIC-CERT (Computer Emergency Response Team), a dedicated body to detect, prevent and mitigate the impact of cyber-attacks on the National Informatics Centre (NIC), was inaugurated on 11 December 2017 by Ravi Shankar Prasad, Union Minister of Law & Justice and Electronics & Information Technology. NIC has a key role in e-governance at the National, State and District levels. Almost all In...

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e-Sansad & e-Vidhan & Whip

Rolling out of e-Sansad and e-Vidhan in Parliament and State Legislatures has been proposed to digitize and make their functioning paperless. This was announced by Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar after inaugurating the 18th All India Whips’ Conference in Udaipur on 8 January, 2018.

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