IAS Gyan

Daily Mains Mini Test


30th August, 2019

Q1. Recently, India has been invited to join Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organisation (CTBTO) in the capacity of an observer. Analyse the reasons behind India not joining the organisation since its inception and also the potential benefits that can accrue to India if to chooses to join.

Q2. Recently, India was re-elected as an Observer to the Arctic Council for the second time. In this context, discuss some chief characteristics of the Arctic Ocean and the Arctic Council. Also comment on India’s future role and contribution in the Arctic region.