GKToday Archives: December, 2012

Current Affairs of January 2013

The New Year 2013 begins with Tuesday. The following current affairs events are expected to be observed in January 2013. Pravasi Bharatiya Divas India will host the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2013 from January 7-9, 2013 at Hotel Le Meridien, Kochi, ..



Coastal Vulnerability Index

CVI is an index that expresses the relative vulnerability of the coast to physical changes due to future sea-level rise. It highlights areas where the various effects of sea-level rise may be the greatest. Once each section of coastline is ..

Salvage Regimen

To salvage literally means “to prevent being ruined, destroyed or lost”. Salvage Therapy is the common term used for a treatment given after an ailment does not respond to standard treatment. The most common diseases that require salvage therapy are ..

Dodd-Frank Act

The financial crisis of 2007–10 led to calls for changes in the regulatory system. In June 2009, a proposal for a ‘sweeping overhaul of the financial regulatory system’ was introduced in the US that culminated in a legislation called The ..

CRIS Index

The standard sovereign credit rating is a statement of how safe and rewarding a nation’s credit is, without any account of where other nation’s stand on this dimension. However, for investors it is often critical to know how a nation ..

Adjournment Motion

The primary object of an adjournment motion is to draw the attention of Lok Sabha to a recent matter of urgent public importance having serious consequences and in regard to which a motion or a resolution with proper notice will ..