International Relations & Organizations: Point-Wise Current-Affairs/GS Articles 2018 (Including PIB)- Download PDF

  • Apr 22, 2018
  • 1 🌟 Indian PM’S Historic Visit to Palestine,First Indian Investment in Upstream Oil Sector-3 (Important) [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    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:

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    Image of Omani Trade with India

    Image of Omani trade with India

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  • Apr 19, 2018
  • 1 🌟 What is Nagoya Protocol, Convention on Biological Diversity and CITES? (Important) [ Int. Rel & Org., Env., Agri. ]

    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.

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    Image of Scope: Nagoya Protocol and ITPGRFA

    Image of Scope: Nagoya Protocol and ITPGRFA

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  • Apr 15, 2018
  • 1 🌟 What is Importance of Duqm Port to India? Duqm Port in Oman to Check Influence (Important) [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    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.

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  • Apr 9, 2018
  • 1 Assam- ‘India’S Expressway to ASEAN’ Advantage Assam - Global Investors Summit 2018 [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    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.

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    Image of Advantage Assam - Global Investors Summit 2018

    Image of Advantage Assam - Global Investors Summit 2018

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  • Apr 3, 2018
  • 1 Bills to Improve International Relations [ Int. Rel & Org., 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

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  • Mar 27, 2018
  • 1 🌟 What is Operation Cactus? Maldives Crisis: Operation Cactus Now by India (Important) [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    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.

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

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

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  • Mar 18, 2018
  • 1 🌟 Growing Influence of China in Indian Ocean Region (Important) [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    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.

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    Image of Growing Influence of China

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  • Mar 15, 2018
  • 1 आसियान देश (ASEAN Countries- in Hindi) [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    प्रस्तावना: -आगामी 26 जनवरी को दक्षिण पूर्वी एशियाई देशों के संगठन एसोसिएशन ऑफ (के) साउथ (दक्षिण) ईस्ट (पूर्व) एशियन नेशन्स (आसियान) के 10 देशों के प्रमुख हमारे गणतंत्र दिवस समारोह में मुख्य अतिथि के रूप में आमंत्रित किए गए हैं। आसियान के सदस्य देशों इंडोनेशिया, फिलीपीन्स, सिंगा

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  • Mar 13, 2018
  • 1 देश-विदेश (Country and Abroad - in Hindi Feb 2018) [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    प्रस्तावना: -प्रधानमंत्री नरेन्द्र मोदी की फलस्तीन ओमान और संयुक्त अरब अमीरात की यात्रा महत्वपूर्ण रही। फलस्तीन जाने वाले मोदी तकनीकी रूप से भारत के पहले प्रधानमंत्री बने तो पुराने सहयोगी ओमान के साथ रिश्तों पर कड़वाहट को हटाने की कोशिश भी की। यह भी देखना है कि यूएई से निवेश आकर्

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  • 2 रासायनिक हथियार (Chemical Weapon- in Hindi) [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    प्रस्तावना: - जर्मनी ने लीबिया से रासायनिक हथियारों के आखिरी जखीरे को सफलतापूर्वक नष्ट कर दिया है। ये हथियार पूर्व लीबियाई तानाशाह मोअम्मद गद्दाफी के रासायनिक हथियार कार्यक्रम का हिस्सा थे। जर्मन सरकार की एक कंपनी (संघ) गेका ने अपने देश के मुंस्टर में बने एक केन्द्र में इसे नष्ट

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  • Mar 12, 2018
  • 1 सम्मेलन दावोस (Conference in Davos- in Hindi) [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    प्रस्तावना: -वर्ल्ड (विश्व) इकोनॉमिक (अर्थशास्त्र) फोरम (मंच) -2018 की सालाना बैठ स्ट्‌िजरलैंड के रिजॉर्ट (आश्रय), शहर दावोस में शुरू हो गई थी। मोदी फोरम (मंच) में अब तक का सबसे बड़ा भारतीय दल ले गए हैं। इसमें 6 मंत्रिमंडल मंत्री, 2 सीएम (मुख्यमंत्री), 100 सीईओ समेत 130 लोग शामिल

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  • Mar 11, 2018
  • 1 🌟 BBIN Pact: India, Bangladesh, Nepal Finalize Vehicle Movement Procedure - Important [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    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.

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    Image of BBIN Pact

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  • 2 India, UK Sign MoUs on Illegal Migrants Return and Sharing Intelligence [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    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.

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    Image of India and UK Trade

    Image of India and UK trade

    MoU on Return of Illegal Migrants

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  • Mar 4, 2018
  • 1 Describe “Shared Future in a Fractured World” in Davos Summit 2018: What is World Economic Forum [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    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.

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    Image of World Economic Forum

    Image of World Economic Forum

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  • Feb 25, 2018
  • 1 International Workshop on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (IWDRI) [ Int. Rel & Org., 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).

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    Image of What is Disaster Resilient Infrastructure

    Image of what is Disaster Resilient Infrastructure

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  • Feb 14, 2018
  • 1 What is Australia Group? India Now a Member of Australia Group [ Int. Rel & Org., 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.

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    Map of Australia Group

    Map of Australia group

    How is Membership Going to Help India?

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  • Feb 12, 2018
  • 1 🌟 China Develops Underwater Surveillance Networks in Indian Ocean, South China Sea (Important) [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    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.

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    Map of Underwater Surveillance Networks in Indian Ocean

    Map of Underwater Surveillance Networks in Indian Ocean

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  • Feb 11, 2018
  • 1 🌟 Prohibition of Attack Against Nuclear Installations: India & Pakistan (Important) [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    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.

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    Map of Nuclear Weapon Status 2005

    Map of Nuclear Weapon Status 2005

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  • 2 Indo-Myanmar Agreement on Land Border Crossing [ Policy-Governance, Int. Rel & Org. ]

    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

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  • Feb 7, 2018
  • 1 📹 International Court of Justice & Election of Judges [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    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.

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  • Jan 31, 2018
  • 1 JV with China’S Tsingshan Group Set Up a Steel Plant in Kutch [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    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.

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    Image of Cold and Hot Steel Rolling Plant

    Image of cold and hot steel rolling plant

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  • 2 India and Afghanistan Launch 2nd Air Cargo Route Linking Kabul with Mumbai [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    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.

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    Image of Second India-Afghan Air Cargo Route Launched

    Image of Second India-Afghan air cargo route launched

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  • Jan 23, 2018
  • 1 यरुशलम (Jerusalem - in Hindi) [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    प्रस्तावना: - मध्यपूर्व का ऐतिहासिक शहर यरुशलम अपने में इतिहास को समेटे हुए है। मानव सभ्यता के प्रारंभ से ही यरुशलम में विभिन्न संस्कृतियों और धर्मों का समागम रहा है। अमरीका के राष्ट्रपति डोनाल्ड ट्रंप ने हाल ही में इजराइल की आधिकारिक राजधानी के रूप में यरुशलम को मान्यता की घोष

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  • 2 दस समाचार (Top Ten News - in Hindi) [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    विश्व: - विश्व में जहां एक ओर युवा नेतृत्व कमान संभाल रहा है, वहीं दूसरी ओर हमारे देश में अब भी बुजुर्ग राजनेता सवा सौ करोड़ से ऊपर की आबादी की दशा और दिशा तय कर रहे हैं। ये राजनेता हैं कि किसी भी सूरत में सेवानिवृत्त होने को तैयार ही नहीं है। इस युवा देश में क्यों न युवा नेतृत्व

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  • Jan 22, 2018
  • 1 United Nations General Assembly Resolved to Reject US Declaration of Jerusalem as Israel’S Capital [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) adopted resolution declaring United States of America (USA) recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital as ‘null and void’. Resolution was moved by Turkey and Yemen and was adopted with 128 countries voting in favour including India, Japan,

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  • Dec 27, 2017
  • 1 🌟 US Stalemates Permanent Solution for Stockholding Issue at MC11 -WTO (Important) [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    US disagreed to any permanent solution on the public stockholding issue at the ongoing ministerial conference of the World Trade Organization (WTO) - MC11in Buenos Aires. US move poses a threat to the talks reaching a successful conclusion.

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    Image of Stockholding Issue at MC11

    Image of Stockholding Issue at MC11

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  • Dec 26, 2017
  • 1 Agreement with UNESCO on Establishment of ITCOO in Hyderabad [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    Cabinet approved the establishment of International Training Centre for Operational Oceanography (ITCOO), as a Category-2 Centre (C2C) of UNESCO, in Hyderabad, Telangana. Agreement establishes training centre for countries on Indian Ocean Rim (IOR), African countries bordering In

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  • Dec 20, 2017
  • 1 🌟 Why Declaring Jerusalem the Capital of Israel is So Controversial? (Important) [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    US recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and plans to relocate the US embassy there, against seven decades of US foreign policy. Status of Jerusalem is sensitive issue in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

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    Jerusalem Old City Green Line Map

    Jerusalem old city Green Line Map

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  • Dec 19, 2017
  • 1 What is Incheon Strategy? Inter-Governmental Meeting of Asia and Pacific Decade [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    The High Level Inter-Governmental Mid-Point review meeting of Asia and Pacific Decade for Persons with Disabilities, 2013 - 2022 was held in Beijing with Indian delegation led by Union Minister of Social Justice & Empowerment.

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    Image of Incheon Strategy

    Image of Incheon Strategy

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  • Dec 18, 2017
  • 1 🌟 What is BIMSTEC Coastal Shipping Agreement? BIMSTEC Discuss Shipping Agreement (Important) [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    Members of BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) in New Delhi discussed the promotion of coastal shipping under the draft text of BIMSTEC Coastal Shipping Agreement drafted by the Ministry of Shipping, Government of India.

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    Image of BIMSTEC Coastal Shipping Agreement

    Image of BIMSTEC Coastal Shipping Agreement

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