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

  • Jun 22, 2018
  • 1 IREDA, EIB Ink 150mn-Euro Loan Agreement for Renewable Energy [ Eco., Int. Rel & Org., Env. ]

    Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) and European Investment Bank (EIB) inked a 150 million euros loan agreement, a move that will benefit over 1.1 million households with clean energy.

    IREDA, EIB Ink 150mn-Euro Loan Agreement for Renewable Energy

    IREDA, EIB Ink 150mn-Euro Loan Agreement for Renewable Energy

    IREDA, EIB Ink 150mn-Euro Loan Agreement for Renewable Energy

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  • 2 Founding Conference of International Solar Alliance [ Int. Rel & Org., Env. ]

    The founding conference of the India-initiated International Solar Alliance (ISA) was held in New Delhi on March 11. President of India had hosted dinner for all the members of ISA who had attended the founding Conference.

    Image of International Solar Alliance

    Image of International Solar Alliance

    Image of International Solar Alliance

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  • Jun 21, 2018
  • 1 First Ever Multi-Nation Naval Exercise at Sea Begins in Andaman [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    The first-ever multi-nation naval exercise at sea, ’MILES-18’, began at the Andaman Sea. It was a part of the tenth edition of MILAN. 11 naval ships of 8 countries (Australia, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Sri Lanka, and Thailand) and nine Indian ships too

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  • Jun 19, 2018
  • 1 🌟 India and France Ink 14 Pacts, Major Boost to Defence & Nuclear Energy Cooperation-(Important) [ Int. Rel & Org., Defense ]

    France is the ninth largest foreign investor in India with a cumulative investment of over six billion dollars from April 2000 to October 2017. Indian and French forces would be able to access each other’s ports and bases in the Indian Ocean region.

    Image of MoUs Between India And France

    Image of MoUs Between India And France

    Image of MoUs Between India And France

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  • Jun 13, 2018
  • 1 India and France to Co-Host First International Solar Alliance Summit [ Int. Rel & Org., Env. ]

    The aim of the summit is to deliberate on a finance mechanism for the promotion of solar energy in member countries, crowd funding and technology transfer. The summit is of particular significance to India as it strives to achieve the ambitious target of generating 175 GW of rene

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  • 2 Asian Development Bank and Inter Solar Alliance Sign Pact to Promote Solar Energy [ Int. Rel & Org., Env. ]

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the International Solar Alliance (ISA) signed a cooperation arrangement to promote solar energy deployment in Asia and the Pacific. The cooperation envisages: Solar power generation,

    Image of International Solar Alliance

    Image of International Solar Alliance

    Image of International Solar Alliance

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  • Jun 11, 2018
  • 1 🌟 What is Dark Net and Golden Cresent? Narco-Terrorism in India (Important) [ Sci-Tech, Int. Rel & Org., Env., Geog. ]

    Narco-terrorism & its funding is serious problem for World, especially for India. The challenge for law enforcement agencies & society is to prevent drug abuse from youth. Problem of Drug Trafficking assumes importance for India as it lies in ’Golden Cresent’ & Golden Triangle’ a

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  • Jun 10, 2018
  • 1 Expected Most Important Topics for UPSC - 2018 (Part - 21) [ Sci-Tech, Int. Rel & Org., Appointments ]

    Evaluation study on ‘Nai Roshni Scheme’: NITI Aayog conducted an evaluation study on ’ Nai Roshni ’ - the scheme for Leadership Development of Minority Women in 2015 - 16. Main objective of the study: To assess impact of the scheme on minority women, To identify policy/programme

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  • Jun 4, 2018
  • 1 MoU Approvals with Foreign Countries [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    PM, Chair Person of Cabinet is approved MoUs w/different foreign countries. Cabinet approved MoUs w/Zambia, Canada, UK, & Northern Ireland & South Asia Cooperative Environment Programme.

    Image of Cabinet approves MoU b/w India & Zambia

    Image of Cabinet Approves MoU B/w India & Zambia

    Image of Cabinet approves MoU b/w India & Zambia

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  • 2 🌟 Tripartite MoU for Rooppur Nuclear Plant (Important) [ Eco., Int. Rel & Org. ]

    MoU was signed at Moscow, Russia b/w State Atomic Energy Corporation ‘Rosatom’, & Department of Atomic Energy on 1st March, 2018 in implementation of Rooppur Nuclear Power Project in Bangladesh.

    Image of rooppur nuclear power plant

    Image of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant

    Image of rooppur nuclear power plant

    • MoU is

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  • Jun 1, 2018
  • 1 Cool EMS Service B/W India & Japan [ Policy-Governance, Eco., Int. Rel & Org. ]

    Cool EMS Service is one-way service from Japan to India. This service allows customers in India to import Japanese food items for personal use allowed under Indian regulations. Food items will be post in special cool boxes containing refrigerant to preserve quality of food items.

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  • 2 Tripartite MoU for Rooppur Nuclear Plant [ Eco., Int. Rel & Org. ]

    MoU was signed at Moscow, Russia b/w State Atomic Energy Corporation ‘Rosatom’ & Department of Atomic Energy on 1st March, 2018 in implementation of Rooppur Nuclear Power Project in Bangladesh.

    Image of Rooppur Nuclear Plant

    Image of Rooppur Nuclear Plant

    Image of Rooppur Nuclear Plant

    • MoU is providing

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  • May 31, 2018
  • 1 ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit Issues Delhi Declaration [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    The ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit was held in New Delhi to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the establishment of dialogue between two sides under the theme of “Shared Values, Common Destiny”.

    Image of India Commemorative Summit Issues Delhi Declaration

    Image of India Commemorative Summit Issues Delhi Declaration

    Image of India Commemorative Summit Issues Delhi Declaration

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  • 2 India-Korea Business Summit- 2018 [ Eco., Int. Rel & Org. ]

    Second India-Korea Business Summit was held in New Delhi under the theme “India-Korea: Scaling up the Special Strategic Relationship through Trade and Investments”. Summit aims to create open and action-oriented dialogue between top business leaders and the government officials f

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  • May 30, 2018
  • 1 Expected Most Important Topics for UPSC - 2018 (Part - 19) [ Int. Rel & Org., Schemes & Proj., Bills, Culture ]

    Tele - Law: In its effort to make legal aid easily accessible to the marginalized communities and citizens living in rural areas. Government of India launched the ‘Tele - Law’. Available across the Common Service Centre (CSC) network.

    • This will connect the citizens to legal ser

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  • 2 Expected Most Important Topics for UPSC - 2018 (Part - 18) [ Int. Rel & Org., Schemes & Proj. ]

    SRISTI - SRISTI - Sustainable Rooftop Implementation for Solar Transfiguration of India is a proposed scheme by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy. The proposed scheme will incentivize installation of roof top solar projects in India.

    • It aims to achieve a national solar ro

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  • 3 Expected Most Important Topics for UPSC - 2018 (Part - 15) [ Int. Rel & Org., Health, Schemes & Proj., Yojana ]

    Biodiversity hotspots in Goa: Three new sites recognised - Bird Life International, a conservation organisation, has recognized three new sites in Goa as hotspots for protection. The sites have been added to their list of “Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas”.

    • The inclusion of

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  • 4 Expected Most Important Topics for UPSC - 2018 (Part - 12) [ Int. Rel & Org., Committees & Bodies ]

    India to Join Global Foreign Exchange Committe - India will join Global Foreign Exchange Committee (GFXC) - newly-constituted forum of central bankers and experts for promotion of a robust and transparent foreign exchange (Forex) market.

    • Committee set up under guidance of the Ba

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  • 5 Expected Most Important Topics for UPSC - 2018 (Part - 11) [ Policy-Governance, Eco., Int. Rel & Org. ]

    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

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  • 6 Expected Most Important Topics for UPSC - 2018 (Part - 10) [ Policy-Governance, Int. Rel & Org., 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

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  • 7 Expected Most Important Topics for UPSC - 2018 (Part - 9) [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    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

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  • 8 Expected Most Important Topics for UPSC - 2018 (Part - 8) [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    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

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  • 9 Expected Most Important Topics for UPSC - 2018 (Part - 3) [ Int. Rel & Org., Schemes & Proj., 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

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  • May 30, 2018
  • 1 Expected Most Important Topics for UPSC - 2018 (Part - 7) [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    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

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  • 2 Expected Most Important Misc Topics for UPSC/NET - 2018 (Part - 1) [ Sci-Tech, Eco., Int. Rel & Org., Health, Env. ]

    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 “

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  • 3 Andaman & Nicobar Command to Host Milan 2018 [ Int. Rel & Org., 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

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  • May 21, 2018
  • 1 India-Morocco Cooperation Agreement in Railway Sector [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    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

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  • May 17, 2018
  • 1 UK, India Launch Joint Research Projects on Clean Water & Energy [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    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

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  • May 13, 2018
  • 1 MoUs Signed by India and Iran [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    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

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  • May 9, 2018
  • 1 Growing Influence of China: China and Maldives Build Ocean Observatory on Makunudhoo Island [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    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

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