Sea Defenders-2024

Sea Defenders-2024 Context: The four-day maritime security exercise ‘Sea Defenders-2024’ between the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) and United States Coast Guard (USCG) concluded at Port Blair on March 9, 2024, aiming to enhance maritime cooperation and interoperability between the two forces. Relevance: GS-03 (Security) Key […]

Growth and Trade Policy Reforms

Growth and Trade Policy Reforms Context: In a recent development, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has revised its growth forecast for India’s GDP in the current fiscal year, projecting a 7% expansion compared to its previous estimate of 6.7%. This upward revision is attributed to […]