International Relations & Organizations: Point-Wise Current-Affairs/GS Articles 2019 (Including PIB)- Download PDF

  • May 30, 2018
  • 1 Expected Most Important Topics for UPSC - 2018 (Part - 11) [ Policy/Governance, Economy, International Relations/Organizations ]

    Indian China Standoff- Indo-Bhutan Ties - Standoff between Indian and Chinese troops in Doklam (located at the tri-junction of India, China and Bhutan) underlines India’s relationship with Bhutan, including military responsibilities.

    • June 2017: Chinese Army (People’s Liberation

    … (2115 more words) …

  • 2 Expected Most Important Topics for UPSC - 2018 (Part - 10) [ Policy/Governance, International Relations/Organizations, Disaster Management ]

    India and African Continent - India and South Africa are celebrating 20 years of strategic partnership this year. 2 decades of fruitful cooperation in trade, science, technology and development spanning across the knowledge chain resulted in robust networking of institutions.

    • Du

    … (1841 more words) …

  • 3 Expected Most Important Topics for UPSC - 2018 (Part - 9) [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    India and Afghanistan Launch 2nd Air Cargo Route Linking Kabul with Mumbai - 2nd India-Afghanistan air cargo route linking Kabul to Mumbai. It was officially inaugurated at Hamid Karzai international airport in Kabul.

    • Route is expected to boost export of fresh fruits and medicin

    … (1572 more words) …

  • 4 Expected Most Important Topics for UPSC - 2018 (Part - 8) [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    UK, India Launch Joint Research Projects on Clean Water & Energy - United Kingdom and India launched joint research projects on ‘Water Quality Research’ and ‘Energy Demand Reduction in Built Environment’.

    • ‘Water Quality Research’ program has 8 projects and ‘Energy Demand Reducti

    … (1548 more words) …

  • 5 Expected Most Important Topics for UPSC - 2018 (Part - 3) [ International Relations/Organizations, Govt. Schemes/Projects, Bills ]

    National Anthem in Cinema Halls - The Supreme Court has modified its earlier order regarding mandatory playing of national anthem in cinema halls. In its earlier order, the court ordered all cinema halls to play the anthem before screening a film.

    • The Supreme Court has modified

    … (2153 more words) …

  • 6 Expected Most Important Topics for UPSC - 2018 (Part - 7) [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    Understanding the Chinese mind Post - Doklam: Post the stand-off between India and China over the Doklam plateau. Two sides agreed to step back and disengage, thus avoiding a confrontation.

    • India’s actions in Doklam are easy to detect.

    • It’s going to help of a treaty partner in

    … (1348 more words) …

  • 7 Expected Most Important Misc Topics for UPSC/NET - 2018 (Part - 1) [ Science/Technology, Economy, International Relations/Organizations, Health, Environment/Ecology ]

    For NET Education and Environment topics are important.

    Coconut palm declared State tree of Goa - Facing criticism from the government’s allies in Goa for removing coconut palm from the list of trees, the BJP - led coalition Cabinet passed an amendment granting it the status of “

    … (3584 more words) …

  • 8 Andaman & Nicobar Command to Host Milan 2018 [ International Relations/Organizations, Defense ]

    Milan is a multilateral naval exercise hosted by the Indian Navy under the aegis of the Andaman and Nicobar Command. The biennial event is held in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, and features professional exercises and seminars, social events and sporting fixtures between partic

    … (499 more words) …

  • May 21, 2018
  • 1 India-Morocco Cooperation Agreement in Railway Sector [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    The Union Cabinet gave its approval to the Cooperation Agreement between India and the Moroccan National Railways Office (ONCF) to develop long-term cooperation and partnership in different areas of railway sector.

    Image of India-Morocco Cooperation Agreement in Railway Sector

    Image of India-Morocco Cooperation Agreement in Railway Sector

    Image of India-Morocco Cooperation Agreement in Railway Sector

    … (334 more words) …

  • May 17, 2018
  • 1 UK, India Launch Joint Research Projects on Clean Water & Energy [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    United Kingdom and India have launched joint research projects on ‘Water Quality Research’ and ‘Energy Demand Reduction in Built Environment’. The ‘Water Quality Research’ program has 8 projects and ‘Energy Demand Reduction in Built Environment’ program has 4 projects, with total

    … (283 more words) …

  • May 13, 2018
  • 1 MoUs Signed by India and Iran [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    Cooperation key areas include oil and gas & connectivity projects like the development of Chabahar port, MoU on Cooperation in the field of Health and Medicine, MoU on Postal Cooperation.

    Image of Forging Closer Relations

    Image of Forging Closer Relations

    Image of Forging Closer Relations

    MOUs Signed betwe

    … (646 more words) …

  • May 9, 2018
  • 1 Growing Influence of China: China and Maldives Build Ocean Observatory on Makunudhoo Island [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    In another challenge for Indian government, China is establishing a Joint Ocean Observation Station in the Maldives. Maldives opposition claim that the observatory will have a military application with a provision for submarine base.

    Map of Makunudhoo Island

    Map of Makunudhoo Island

    Map of Makunudhoo Island

    … (405 more words) …

  • Apr 22, 2018
  • 1 🌟 Indian PM’S Historic Visit to Palestine,First Indian Investment in Upstream Oil Sector-3 (Important) [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on a three-nation visit to Palestine, United Arab Emirates, and Oman from 9 – 12 February 2018. Narendra Modi was the first Indian PM to visit Palestine with cooperation agreed on investment, trade, defence, and security. Important points are:

    Image of Omani trade with India

    Image of Omani Trade with India

    Image of Omani trade with India

    … (452 more words) …

  • Apr 19, 2018
  • 1 🌟 What is Nagoya Protocol, Convention on Biological Diversity and CITES? (Important) [ International Relations/Organizations, Environment/Ecology, Agriculture/Agro Industries ]

    The Botanical Survey of India (BSI) and UK’s Natural History Museum (NHM) have signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for cooperation in field of genetic and taxonomic studies, research, and training, conservation of India, including species and habitat assessments.

    Image of Scope: Nagoya Protocol and ITPGRFA

    Image of Scope: Nagoya Protocol and ITPGRFA

    Image of Scope: Nagoya Protocol and ITPGRFA

    … (747 more words) …

  • Apr 15, 2018
  • 1 🌟 What is Importance of Duqm Port to India? Duqm Port in Oman to Check Influence (Important) [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    An agreement giving Indian Navy access to the Duqm port in Oman will increase India’s strategic reach westwards and in the Indian Ocean. A dry dock will be available to the Indian Navy at Duqm as well, allowing for maintenance without returning vessels to India-based shipyards.

    … (321 more words) …

  • Apr 9, 2018
  • 1 Assam- ‘India’S Expressway to ASEAN’ Advantage Assam - Global Investors Summit 2018 [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    Advantage Assam - Global Investors Summit 2018 was help to position Assam as India’s Expressway to ASEAN. ‘Advantage Assam’ will be the largest ever investment promotion and facilitation initiative by the Government of Assam.

    Image of Advantage Assam - Global Investors Summit 2018

    Image of Advantage Assam - Global Investors Summit 2018

    Image of Advantage Assam - Global Investors Summit 2018

    … (99 more words) …

  • Apr 3, 2018
  • 1 Bills to Improve International Relations [ International Relations/Organizations, Bills ]

    The Union cabinet approved following bills for international cooperation in different sectors- India-Morocco Cooperation Agreement in Railway Sector, Agreement between India and Israel on Film Co-production, Signing of India-Australia Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) for Secondm

    … (719 more words) …

  • Mar 27, 2018
  • 1 🌟 What is Operation Cactus? Maldives Crisis: Operation Cactus Now by India (Important) [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    The ongoing political crisis in the Maldives has raised concerns in India over the stability of this important island nation. Maldives is located in Indian Ocean, India’s imports from the gulf pass through this area.

    Map of China's String of Pearls & Maritime Silk Road

    Map of China’s String of Pearls & Maritime Silk Road

    Map of China’s String of Pearls & Maritime Silk Road

    … (542 more words) …

  • Mar 18, 2018
  • 1 🌟 Growing Influence of China in Indian Ocean Region (Important) [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    China is increasing its influence in the area to gain control over the region. In addition to the Belt and Road Initiative that we have covered extensively, following are some other ways adopted by China to increase its influence in this region.

    Image of growing influence of china

    Image of Growing Influence of China

    Image of growing influence of china

    … (400 more words) …

  • Mar 11, 2018
  • 1 🌟 BBIN Pact: India, Bangladesh, Nepal Finalize Vehicle Movement Procedure - Important [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    Bangladesh, India, and Nepal agreed on text of operating procedures for passenger vehicle movement (Passenger protocol) in sub-region under Bangladesh -Bhutan-India-Nepal (BBIN) Motor Vehicles Agreement (MVA) signed in June 2015.

     Image of BBIN Pact

    Image of BBIN Pact

    Image of India, Bangladesh, Nepal Finalize Vehicle Movement Procedure

    … (176 more words) …

  • 2 India, UK Sign MoUs on Illegal Migrants Return and Sharing Intelligence [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    India and the UK have signed two Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on return of Indians, who are living in Britain as illegal migrants and sharing of criminal records and intelligence.

    Image of India and UK trade

    Image of India and UK Trade

    Image of India and UK trade

    MoU on Return of Illegal Migrants

    • P

    … (277 more words) …

  • Mar 4, 2018
  • 1 Describe “Shared Future in a Fractured World” in Davos Summit 2018: What is World Economic Forum [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    World Economic Forum (WEF) is world’s biggest gathering of global CEOs. It is a not-for-profit foundation headquartered in Cologny, Switzerland. It was founded in 1971. It is also called Davos Summit.

    Image of World Economic Forum

    Image of World Economic Forum

    Image of World Economic Forum

    • The organizatio

    … (489 more words) …

  • Feb 25, 2018
  • 1 International Workshop on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (IWDRI) [ International Relations/Organizations, Disaster Management ]

    The International Workshop on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (IWDRI) was held in New Delhi organised by National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) in collaboration with United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR).

    Image of what is Disaster Resilient Infrastructure

    Image of What is Disaster Resilient Infrastructure

    Image of what is Disaster Resilient Infrastructure

    … (273 more words) …

  • Feb 14, 2018
  • 1 What is Australia Group? India Now a Member of Australia Group [ International Relations/Organizations, Defense ]

    India gained entry into the Australia Group (AG) - an important informal forum of countries which ensures that exports do not contribute to the development of chemical or biological weapons.

    Map of Australia group

    Map of Australia Group

    Map of Australia group

    How is Membership Going to Help India?

    … (397 more words) …

  • Feb 12, 2018
  • 1 🌟 China Develops Underwater Surveillance Networks in Indian Ocean, South China Sea (Important) [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    China has successfully developed new underwater surveillance network to help its submarines get stronger lock on targets while protecting nation’s interests along maritime Silk Road, which also includes Indian Ocean.

    Map of Underwater Surveillance Networks in Indian Ocean

    Map of Underwater Surveillance Networks in Indian Ocean

    Map of Underwater Surveillance Networks in Indian Ocean

    … (354 more words) …

  • Feb 11, 2018
  • 1 🌟 Prohibition of Attack Against Nuclear Installations: India & Pakistan (Important) [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    India and Pakistan have exchanged list of their nuclear installations and facilities with each other under the Agreement on the Prohibition of Attack against Nuclear installations.

    Map of Nuclear Weapon Status 2005

    Map of Nuclear Weapon Status 2005

    Map of Nuclear Weapon Status 2005

    • India and Pakistan have exc

    … (233 more words) …

  • 2 Indo-Myanmar Agreement on Land Border Crossing [ Policy/Governance, International Relations/Organizations ]

    The Union Cabinet has approved Agreement between India and Myanmar on Land Border Crossing. It is an enabling arrangement for movement of people across the border. The agreement provides connectivity and enhance interaction of people of North Eastern States of India with the peop

    … (433 more words) …

  • Feb 7, 2018
  • 1 📹 International Court of Justice & Election of Judges [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    Next Week! ! Economic Survey 2017 - 18 📹 - Why this Topic? Dalveer Bhandari representing India has been re-elected as ICJ judge. His reelection would lend support to Kulbhushan Jadhav case currently pending before the court.

    Loading video

    International Court of Justice &

    … (1465 more words) …

  • Jan 31, 2018
  • 1 JV with China’S Tsingshan Group Set Up a Steel Plant in Kutch [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    China based Tsingshan group along with its Indian partners will set up an 18, 000 crore, cold and hot steel rolling plant in Kutch. The production of this company is expected to start by March 2019.

    Image of cold and hot steel rolling plant

    Image of Cold and Hot Steel Rolling Plant

    Image of cold and hot steel rolling plant

    … (281 more words) …

  • 2 India and Afghanistan Launch 2nd Air Cargo Route Linking Kabul with Mumbai [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    The second India-Afghanistan air cargo route linking Kabul to Mumbai was officially inaugurated at Hamid Karzai international airport in Kabul. The route is expected to boost export of fresh fruits and medicinal plants from Afghanistan.

    Image of Second India-Afghan air cargo route launched

    Image of Second India-Afghan Air Cargo Route Launched

    Image of Second India-Afghan air cargo route launched

    … (161 more words) …

Monthy-updated, fully-solved, large current affairs-2019 question bank(more than 2000 problems): Quickly cover most-important current-affairs questions with pointwise explanations especially designed for IAS, NTA-NET, Bank-PO and other competetive exams.