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

  • Jul 31, 2019
  • 1 Initiatives by Commerce Ministry to Boost Trade with African Countries [ Economy, International Relations/Organizations ]

    In order to strengthen the trade and economic partnership between India and Africa, a two days Digital Video Conference (DVC) interaction was organized. This interaction was organized on 3rd and 6th May 2019.

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  • Jul 30, 2019
  • 1 Brief on SIMBEX-19 [ International Relations/Organizations, Defense ]

    With the successful completion of naval exercise IMDEX-19, the Kolkata Class Destroyers Indian Naval Ships namely INS Kolkata and INS Shakti participated in SIMBEX -2019. SIMBEX- 2019: India-singapore bilateral Maritime exercise.

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  • 2 The Teenage Climate activist nominated for Nobel Peace Prize [ International Relations/Organizations, Environment/Ecology, Awards, Newspaper Editorials ]

    Greta Thunberg is a Swedish school girl who has inspired an international movement to fight climate change. She has been nominated as a candidate to receive this year’s Nobel Peace Prize.

    She was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by three Norwegian Lawmakers.

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  • Jul 29, 2019
  • 1 WTO Ministerial Meeting of Developing Countries [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    India will be hosting a World Trade Organisation (WTO) Ministerial meeting of developing countries in New Delhi on 13 - 14 May 2019. The main aim of the Ministerial Meeting was to discuss various challenges being faced by multilateral rules-based-trading system.

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  • Jul 23, 2019
  • 1 Bilateral Exercise Between India and France Varun Conducted Off Goa Coast [ International Relations/Organizations, Defense ]

    The first part of the joint naval exercise, ‘Varuna’, was conducted from May 1 - 10 off the Goa coast. The first phase of a mega naval exercise off the coast of Goa aimed at developing inter-operability between the two forces in dealing with various security challenges.

    The seco

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  • 2 ICAT - a World Class Automotive Testing Centre [ International Relations/Organizations, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The International Centre for Automotive Technology (ICAT), Manesar is located in the northern automotive hub of India. It is a leading world class automotive testing, certification and R&D service provider under the aegis of NATRiP (National Automotive Testing and R&D Infrastruct

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  • Jul 20, 2019
  • 1 China Builds Rail Line in Sri Lanka Under Its Belt and Road Initiative [ International Relations/Organizations, Govt. Schemes/Projects, Geography ]

    China’s Belt and Road Initiative Programme is to connect Asia with Africa and Europe via land and maritime networks along six corridors. The aim is to improve regional integration increasing trade and stimulating the economic growth.

    This was the first rail line to be built in S

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  • 2 Panama Papers (Important) [ Economy, International Relations/Organizations ]

    The Panama Papers are the leaked documents of 11.5m files from the database of the world’s fourth biggest offshore law firm, Mossack Fonseca revealing the financial confidential details of the Politicians and Public figures. Panama is a country in Central America situated between

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  • Jul 16, 2019
  • 1 Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) [ Economy, International Relations/Organizations ]

    The Purchasing Managers Index is defined as an index in the manufacturing and service sector interims of the prevailing direction of economic trends. This index gives an indication whether the market conditions are expanding, staying the same or contracting consisting of a diffus

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  • 2 Wuhan Summit [ Policy/Governance, International Relations/Organizations ]

    The first informal summit between Narendra Modi and Xi Jinping was held in Wuhan. Wuhan is known as the sprawling capital of Central China’s Hubei province. This city is a commercial center divided by the Yangtze and Han rivers.

    The views were exchanged on the issues of bilatera

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  • Jul 15, 2019
  • 1 Cosmic Ray Lab Reveals High Voltages in Thunderstorm with ‘Muon’ Telescope [ Science/Technology, International Relations/Organizations ]

    The Cosmic Ray Laboratory (CRL) of the Tata Institute Fundamental Research (TIFR), located at the Melkavvatti road junction nearby Ooty (Tamil Nadu), made the announcement of its phenomenal discovery on production of unimaginably high voltage in a thunderstorm.

    Muons recharged p

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  • 2 Karen Uhlenbeck Became the First Woman to Win ‘Maths Nobel’ [ Education, International Relations/Organizations, Awards ]

    The American Woman Karen Uhlenbeck became the first woman to win the Abel Prize for her fundamental work in geometric analysis & gauge theory which has changed mathematical landscape. Karen Uhlenbeck’s theories have revolutionised the understanding of minimal surfaces, such as th

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  • 3 TB Deaths Among People Living with HIV Reduced by 84% in India as Per UNAIDS [ International Relations/Organizations, Health ]

    With 84 % reduction in Tuberculosis in 2017 India recorded highest decline among over 20 nations and 3 years ahead of the 2020 deadline, as per the reports of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) On the eve of World Tuberculosis Day Commemorated on 24th March 2

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  • Jul 11, 2019
  • 1 Intel Satellite Launched by ISRO Days After ASAT [ International Relations/Organizations, Space/ISRO ]

    EMISAT launched by ISRO on the PSLV C-45 in its 47th flight on April 01,2019 for Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO) w/28 3rd satellites. The PSLV-C45 was used to successfully place EMISAT in its intended sun-synchronous polar orbit of 748 km height. EMISAT was built

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  • Jul 8, 2019
  • 1 Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu Won Record Fifth Term in Office [ Policy/Governance, International Relations/Organizations ]

    The Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu won the elections of 2019 for the fifth time after being backed by a majority of Parliament members to form a new government, after the April 9 election.

    Altogether 97 percent of the votes were counted; neither of his rivals was able to capt

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  • 2 Remote Surgery Conducted by the Chinese Surgeons Using 5G Technology [ Science/Technology, International Relations/Organizations ]

    In a remarkable development in the field of medical science the Doctors in China have conducted 5G Surgery in the Shennongjia forestry district branch of Taihe Hospital. This remote surgery was also broadcasted exclusively to an expert team in Taihe Hospital in the city of Shiyan

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  • 3 Maldivian Democratic Party’S Victory a Good News for India [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    Maldivian Democratic Party Belongs to Mohammed Nasheed and his party is the first political party formed in the Republic of Maldives with a total membership of 29277 individuals. With Mohamed Nasheed’s critical point of view about the Chinese Policies and Initiatives India is loo

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  • Jul 5, 2019
  • 1 🌟 International Conference on Primary Health Care, Kazakhstan [ International Relations/Organizations, Important Days ]

    The Astana Declaration of 2018 held on Oct 25 and 26 aimed to refocus efforts on primary health care to ensure that everyone everywhere is able to enjoy the highest possible attainable standard of health.

    The Declaration of Astana reaffirms the historic 1978 Declaration of Alma-

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  • Jul 3, 2019
  • 1 The Prime Minister Conferred with Russia’S Highest State Decoration [ Policy/Governance, International Relations/Organizations ]

    Moscow awarded Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Russia’s highest state decoration, Order of St Andrew. He was awarded for his exceptional services in promoting special and privileged strategic partnership between the two countries.

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  • 2 Quetta Blast in Pakistan [ International Relations/Organizations, Disaster Management ]

    In an improvised explosive device attack targeting the minority Hazra Community as many as 16 people lost their life. The attack took place in a green grocer’s shop. The explosive device was planted in a gunny sack filled with potatoes.

    As many as 30 people were injured in this

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  • Jun 21, 2019
  • 1 Indian Govt.’S Vision – SAGAR in 33rd Edition of India-Indonesia Coordinated Petrol [ International Relations/Organizations, Defense ]

    33rd edition of India Indonesia Coordinated Petrol was commenced at Port Blair, Andaman & Nicobar Islands to be held from 19 Mar to 04 Apr 2019 aiming to underscore India’s peaceful presence and unanimity w/friendly Maritime neighbor countries to ensure good order in the maritime

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  • Jun 19, 2019
  • 1 Indo-Shri Lanka Joint Exercise Mitra Shakti – VI [ International Relations/Organizations, Defense ]

    Mitra Shakti Exercise is annually conducted as part of military diplomacy & interaction between armies of India & Shri Lanka aiming to build & promote close relations between armies of both countries & to increase the ability of joint exercise commander to take military groups of

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  • Jun 18, 2019
  • 1 MoU Between India & Finland on Cooperation Infield of Peaceful Uses of Outer Space Approved [ International Relations/Organizations, Govt. Schemes/Projects, Space/ISRO ]

    Approval for Memorandum of Understanding between India & Finland on cooperation infield of peaceful uses of outer space has been given its approval by Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister. MoU has already been signed on10th January, 2019 at New Delhi.

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  • Jun 17, 2019
  • 1 Cabinet Approves Signing of MoU Between India & Saudi Arabia Infield of Tourism [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    Union Cabinet has approved signing of Memorandum of Understanding between Government of Republic of India, Ministry of Tourism & Saudi Commission for Tourism & National Heritage of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for strengthening cooperation infield of Tourism.

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  • Jun 11, 2019
  • 1 Initiative to Combat Marine Pollution Launched by India & Norway [ International Relations/Organizations, Environment/Ecology ]

    A letter of Intent establishing India-Norway Marine Pollution Initiative together with Norwegian ministry of Foreign Affairs signed by Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change. The Indian & Norwegian governments agreed to work more closely on oceans by signing MoU & esta

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  • May 28, 2019
  • 1 14th CII-EXIM Bank Conclave on India-Africa Project Partnerships [ Economy, International Relations/Organizations ]

    14th CII-EXIM Bank Conclave on India-Africa Project Partnerships was organised by Ministry of Commerce in association w/Confederation of Indian Industry & EXIM Bank of India to deepening India-Africa economic & business ties in New Delhi.

    Theme of the Conclave:

    “India & Africa:

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  • May 27, 2019
  • 1 Expected Questions in International Organizations  2019 – IAS/NET (Part-4) - (Set 1) [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    Please find below the most important expected topics for the upcoming UPSC Prelims exam 2019. Subscribe@Examrace YouTube Channel to get the complete series of expected questions. For practice and solutions visit - doorsteptutor. com. You can download the pdf by clicking the optio

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  • 2 Expected Questions in International Organizations  2019 – IAS/NET (Part-4) - (Set 2) [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    Please find below the most important expected topics for the upcoming UPSC Prelims exam 2019. Subscribe@Examrace YouTube Channel to get the complete series of expected questions. For practice and solutions visit - doorsteptutor. com. You can download the pdf by clicking the optio

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  • May 22, 2019
  • 1 🌟 What is ILO? International Labour Organization Centenary Celebrations in India by Labour Minister [ International Relations/Organizations, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Union Minister of State (I/C) for Labour & Employment inaugurated International Labour Organization (ILO) centenary celebrations in India at V. V. Giri National Labour Institute, Noida. ILO is unique agency of United Nations Organization (UNO) which is tripartite in nature & work

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  • 2 India & Bangladesh Sign MOU for Training 1800 Bangladesh Civil Servants in National Centre [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    India & Bangladesh have signed an MOU for training 1800 Bangladesh Civil Servants at National Centre for Good Governance (NCGG) an institute under Department of Administrative Reforms & Public Grievances (DAR & PG), Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Govt. of In

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