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

  • Apr 21, 2017
  • 1 G20 Digital Ministerial Meeting on Digital Economy in Germany [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    The Ministerial Meeting of the G20 on Digital Economy was held in Dusseldorf, Germany. All the Ministers responsible for this had participated in it. The conclusion made in this meeting was on ‘Shaping Digitalization for an Interconnected World’.

    G20 Digital Ministerial Meeting on Digital Economy in Germany

    G20 Digital Ministerial Meeting on Digital Economy in Germany

    G20 Digital Ministerial Meeting on Digital Economy in Germany

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  • Apr 9, 2017
  • 1 Japan Officially Recognises Bitcoin as Currency [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    Japan has officially recognized bitcoin and digital currencies as a payment method goes into effect from April 1, 2017. All virtual currency transactions are to be organized by the Japanese Financial Services Agency. New Japanese law that defines cryptocurrency, including

    • Bitcoi

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  • Apr 6, 2017
  • 1 First Houston India Conference Held in US [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    Houston India conference is hosting first of the series conference, was held here bringing together various constituencies that have an interest in India and discussing the latest developments and the best practices of doing business in India.

    First Houston India Conference Held in US

    First Houston India Conference Held in US

    First Houston India Conference Held in US

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  • Mar 30, 2017
  • 1 Union Cabinet Approves MoU with USA on Partnership for Cyber Security [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    Union Cabinet has approved a Memorandum of Understanding on the cyber security with the United States. The MoU signed between the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team and the US Homeland Security Department on cooperation in the field of Cyber Security.

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    MoU-was-signed-on-11th-jan-2017

    MoU-was-signed-on-11th-jan-2017

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  • Mar 28, 2017
  • 1 Forbes World’S Billionaires List 2017 Released: Bill Gates Tops the List [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    The World’s Billionaires List 2017. It was The first time ever that Forbes pinned down more than 2000 ten-figure- fortunes of the billionaires. Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani tops the list of richest Indians in the Forbes’ list.

    10 Forbes World’s Billionaires List 2017

    10 Forbes World’s Billionaires List 2017

    10 Forbes World’s Billionaires List 2017

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  • 2 ICRISAT, ICAR Join Hands for Crop Improvement [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    ICAR and ICRISAT have signed an agreement to work together. They will work together on crop improvement and agronomy programmes for grain legumes and dryland cereals. It will benefit small farmers in India and Globally.

    Loaction of ICRISAT on map

    Loaction of ICRISAT on Map

    Loaction of ICRISAT on map

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  • Mar 20, 2017
  • 1 Culture Festival “India by the Nile” Started in Egypt [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    The fifth edition of the mega cultural festival ‘India by the Nile’ began in Cargo, Egypt on 8 March 2017. The mega cultural festival ‘India by the Nile’ got off to a colorful start at the foot of the Pyramids in Cairo with a Crafts Mela, showcasing joint handicraft exhibition of

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  • 2 Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Leaders’ Summit of in Jakarta [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Leaders’ Summit will be held in Indonesia’s capital city of Jakarta from 5th March to 7th March 2017, the theme “Strengthening Maritime Cooperation for a Peaceful, Stable, and Prosperous Indian Ocean”, 20th Anniversary of the Association.

    Image of the Indian Ocean

    Image of the Indian Ocean

    Image of the Indian Ocean

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  • 3 What Does the US to Suspension of Premium Processing of H-1B Visas Mean? [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    The U. S Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has decided to temporarily suspend premium processing of all H1B petitions. Donald Trump administration’s plans for the visa programme that allows skilled workers to come into the U. S. temporarily.

    Highlights:

    • New H1B appl

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  • Mar 17, 2017
  • 1 First S-300 Air Defence System Becomes Operational in Iran [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    S-300 air defence system became operational in Iran. The system was delivered by Russia following a July 2015 nuclear deal. Iran had been trying to acquire the system for years to ward off repeated threats by Israel to bomb its nuclear facilities, but Russia had held off delivery

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  • 2 Dr. Thomas E. Starzl, Pioneering Liver Surgeon is No More [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    Dr. Thomas Starzl, the pioneer of liver transplantation and the driving force behind the world’s first baboon-to-human liver transplants and research on anti-rejection drugs, has died. He was 90.

    About Dr. Thomas E. Starzl

    Dr. Thomas E. Starzl, Pioneering Liver Surgeon

    Dr. Thomas E. Starzl, Pioneering Liver Surgeon

    Dr. Thomas E. Starzl, Pioneering Liver Surgeon

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  • 3 Airtel, Millicom International Sign Agreement to Combine Ghana Operations [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    BhartiAirtel and Millicom International Cellular Respective subsidiaries entered into an agreement for Tigo Ghana Limited and Airtel Ghana Limited. This agreement has signed to combine their operations in Ghana. Both would have equal ownership and governance rights in the combine

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  • 4 Pakistan and Turkey Signs 10 Agreements to Enhance Bilateral Ties [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    Pakistan and Turkey entered into 10 accords of cooperation in diverse areas. It including hydrocarbon and solar energy, and financial intelligence related to terrorism financing. It is to enhance their bilateral cooperation in various fields.

    Turkey PM Binali Yildirim R meets Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif L

    Turkey PM Binali Yildirim R Meets Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif L

    Turkey PM Binali Yildirim R meets Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif L

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  • 5 India & Ukraine to Strengthen Bilateral Cooperation Through Cinema [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    India and Ukraine have agreed to strengthen bilateral cooperation between two countries through medium of Cinema. Cooperation would be worked out through a policy and institutional framework.

    India Ukraine to strengthen bilateral cooperation in Cinema

    India Ukraine to Strengthen Bilateral Cooperation in Cinema

    India Ukraine to strengthen bilateral cooperation in Cinema

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  • 6 India to Provide Financial Assistance to Bangladesh for Development of Sylhet [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    India and Bangladesh have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for development of Sylhet city. It is a metropolitan city in northeastern Bangladesh. It had been a part of the former Assam province of India.

    India and Bangladesh have signed MoU

    India and Bangladesh Have Signed MoU

    India and Bangladesh have signed MoU

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  • 7 Venezuela & Libya Suspended from Voting in UNGA [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    Venezuela and Libya have been suspended from voting in UN General Assembly. It is for second time in two years because of millions of dollars in unpaid dues to world body. Dues vary according to factors including national income.

    Venezuela & Libya suspended from voting in UN General Assembly

    Venezuela & Libya Suspended from Voting in UN General Assembly

    Venezuela & Libya suspended from voting in UN General Assembly

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  • 8 India Signs $375 MN Loan Pact with ADB for Industrial Corridor [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    India and Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed $375 million pact for loans and grants to develop 800km Visakhapatnam-Chennai Industrial Corridor. It is first phase of a planned 2, 500km East Coast Economic Corridor. Earlier ADB had approved $631 million in loans and grants for

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  • 9 India, Germany Ratify 2011 Pact on Social Security Investment [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    India and Germany ratified a comprehensive Social Security Agreement (SSA). It is to improve investment flows between two countries. The agreement is expected to reduce operational costs of Indian and German companies active in either of countries.

    India, Germany ratify 2011 Pact of SSA

    India, Germany Ratify 2011 Pact of SSA

    India, Germany ratify 2011 Pact of SSA

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  • Mar 17, 2017
  • 1 Union Cabinet Approves Agreement Between India and Poland [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    Union Cabinet has given its approval for Agreement between India and Poland on cooperation in the field of agriculture and allied sectors. India and Poland will constitute a Joint Working Group (JWG) to cooperate in the agriculture sector.

    Agreement between India and Poland in cooperation of farming

    Agreement between India and Poland in Cooperation of Farming

    Agreement between India and Poland in cooperation of farming

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  • 2 WTO’S Trade Facilitation Agreement Comes into Effect [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    World Trade Organization announced that Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) has now entered into force. It is having surpassed minimum requirement of 110 ratifications from members. It is biggest reform of global trade for this century.

    WTO’s Trade Facilitation Agreement comes into effect

    WTO’s Trade Facilitation Agreement Comes into Effect

    WTO’s Trade Facilitation Agreement comes into effect

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  • 3 India, Australia MoU for Cooperation in Civil Aviation Sector Approved [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    Union Cabinet chaired PM Narendra Modi has given its approval for signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Australia. MoU is for promotion and development of cooperation in civil aviation security. it will provide compliance of international obligation.

    India, Australia MoU for cooperation signed

    India, Australia MoU for Cooperation Signed

    India, Australia MoU for cooperation signed

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  • 4 Cabinet Approves Air Services Agreement Between India and Greece [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    Union Cabinet chaired PM Narendra Modi has approved signing of Air Services Agreement (ASA) between India and Greece. Agreement has potential to spur greater trade, investment, tourism and cultural exchange between the two countries. Agreement has prepared keeping in view latest

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  • 5 India, Rwanda Signed MoUs in Innovation Aviation and Visa Requirements [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    India and Rwanda have signed three agreements during visit of Vice President Hamid Ansari to boost bilateral relations. Bilateral relations include establishment of an entrepreneurship development centre in Kigali. The MoUs have been signed during Ansari’s five-day tour to Rwanda

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  • 6 NRAI Gets Highest WHO Ratings for Vaccine Regulations [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    India’s vaccine regulatory body NRAI (National Regulatory Authority of India) was given maximum ratings by World Health Organisation (WHO) for vaccine regulations. WHO led team of international experts from several countries came to this conclusion at end.

    NRAI gets highest WHO ratings

    NRAI Gets Highest WHO Ratings

    NRAI gets highest WHO ratings

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  • 7 India Approves USD 340 Million Loan to Nepal for Development Programmes [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    India has sanctioned a soft loan of 340 million US dollar to Nepal. The loan will be used in developing various infrastructure development Programmes. It is a symbol of close friendship between India and Nepal. The move is a part of India’s commitment for strengthening infrastruc

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  • 8 Union Cabinet Approved Air Services Agreement Between India and Rwanda [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved signing of Air Services Agreement (ASA) between India and Rwanda. It would provide enabling environment for enhanced and seamless connectivity.

    Paul Kagame president Rwanda, Narendra Modi

    Paul Kagame President Rwanda, Narendra Modi

    Paul Kagame president Rwanda, Narendra Modi

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  • 9 Agreement Between India and Croatia on Economic Cooperation [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    Union Cabinet chaired by PM Narendra Modi has given its approval of an Agreement between India and Croatia on Economic Cooperation. Step to improve India’s trade relations with eastern and central European countries.

    Economic Cooperation agreement

    Economic Cooperation Agreement

    Economic Cooperation agreement

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  • Mar 17, 2017
  • 1 India and United States Agree to Sustain Defence Partnership [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    India and US agreed to maintain pace and momentum of their partnership, particularly their defence ties. Both committed to build upon tremendous progress in bilateral defense cooperation made in recent years.

    India and US to Sustain Defence Partnership

    India and US to Sustain Defence Partnership

    India and US to Sustain Defence Partnership

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  • 2 MSRA Between Reliance Defence &Engineering Limited and US Navy [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    Master Ship Repair Agreement (MSRA) signed between Reliance Defence &Engineering Limited (RDEL) and US Navy. This makes the Reliance Shipyard at Pipavav in Gujarat the first Shipyard in India which can undertake servicing and repairing works for the vessels of US Pacific Command’

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  • 3 Frank-Walter Steinmeier Elected President of Germany [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    Former foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier was elected as new ceremonial head of Germany. He received a large majority of votes. He won 931 out of 1, 239 valid votes. Current post holder of Germany is President Joachim Gauck.

    Germany picks Frank-Walter to be president)

    Germany Picks Frank-Walter to Be President)

    Germany picks Frank-Walter to be president)

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