Day October 17, 2020

AspirantWorld One liners : 17th October

• Government-owned Power Finance Corporation Ltd (PFC), India’s leading NBFC, has sanctioned Rs.2790 crore to Jammu Kashmir Power Corporation ltd (JKPCL) for clearing its outstanding dues. PFC and JKPCL signed and exchanged an agreement for Liquidity Infusion Scheme under “Aatmanirbhar…

[Editorial Analysis] Best way out

Mains Paper 2: International Relations Prelims level: International Monetary Fund Mains level: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate Context: • The International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) latest World Economic Outlook underlines the extent of the dislocation in economic…

India fares poorly in hunger index

• GHI Is a tool for comprehensively measuring and tracking hunger at global, regional, and national levels, score. • GHI is published by Concern Worldwide (international humanitarian organization) and Welthungerhilfe (private aid organisations in Germany). Key findings: • Nearly 690…

Chapter proceedings

• The Mumbai police began “chapter proceedings” against Republic TV Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami, who has been summoned. About: • Chapter proceedings is not a legal term. According to officers, since all the sections related to preventing of crime fall under…