Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2021

A report ‘Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2021: Towards post-Covid-19 resilient economies’ has recently been released by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP). According to the report, India is estimated to record an economic growth of 7% in 2021-22, over a contraction of 7.7% witnessed in the previous

4% Inflation Target Retained by Government

The Government of India has decided to retain the inflation target of 4%, with a tolerance band of +/- 2 percentage points for the Monetary Policy Committee of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for the coming five years. Earlier, the RBI in its Currency and Finance (RCF) report for the year 2020-21 also recommended the inflation target

Uniform Civil Code

Recently, a petition has been filed in Supreme Court against Uniform Civil Code (UCC) on divorce and alimony. Uniform Civil Code: About: UCC is one that would provide for one law for the entire country, applicable to all religious communities in their personal matters such as marriage, divorce, inheritance, adoption etc. Article 44 of the Constitution lays down that the state shall endeavour

Trade between India and Pakistan

Pakistan will allow the import of cotton and sugar from India, partially reversing a two-year old decision to suspend all trade with India. The decision to cancel trade was taken by the Pakistan government in August, 2019, days after the Indian government amended Article 370 and reorganised Jammu and Kashmir. Trade between India and Pakistan Pakistan’s Trade Ban:

China-Iran Strategic Cooperation Pact

China and Iran have signed a 25-year “strategic cooperation pact” which includes “political economic and strategic components”. The agreement comes amid a major push from China to back Iran to deal with the continuing weight of sanctions reinstated by the US after its withdrawal from the Iranian nuclear deal. China-Iran Strategic Cooperation Pact: About the Pact: It will

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