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

  • Aug 24, 2017
  • 1 भारत और इजरायल ( India and Israel In Hindi) [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    प्रस्तावना: - भारतीय और यहूदी दो महान सभ्यताएं हैं। आधुनिक विश्व में भले ही दोनों देशों का वर्तमान स्वरूप लगभग सात दशक ही पुराना है, लेकिन सदियों से हमारे बीच संबंध रहे हैं। एक ओर जहां भारत भौगोलिक और जनसंख्या की दृष्टि से विराट है वहीं इजरायल दोनों की पैमानों पर काफी छोटा है। ल

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  • 2 USS Gerald R Ford: World’S Largest Aircraft Carrier Inducted by US [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    The United States (US) Navy inducted USS Gerald R Ford (CVN 78), the world’s largest nuclear-powered aircraft carrier at Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia. USS Gerald Ford is first in the series of three of the futuristic ships of the Ford-class carriers ordered by US Navy. Its ope

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  • Aug 21, 2017
  • 1 What is String of Pearls: Hambantota Port Deal Between Sri Lanka and China [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    A geopolitical theory on potential Chinese intentions in the Indian Ocean region building a network of Chinese military and commercial facilities and relationships along sea lines of communication extending from the Chinese mainland to Port Sudan.

    Hambantota Port Deal between Sri Lanka and China

    Hambantota Port Deal between Sri Lanka and China

    Hambantota Port Deal between Sri Lanka and China

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  • 2 New ISARC for Harnessing and Sustaining Rice Production in Eastern India and Spice Park [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    International Rice Research Institute South Asia Regional Centre is to be set up to play a major role in harnessing and sustaining rice production in eastern India & similar ecologies in other South Asian and African countries.

    Image of International Rice Research Institute

    Image of International Rice Research Institute

    Image of International Rice Research Institute

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  • Aug 17, 2017
  • 1 उच्च दस समाचार(Top Ten News in Hindi) [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    पश्चिम बंगाल और केरल: -पिछले हफ्ते जब दिल्ली भाजपा की नेता नूपुर शर्मा ने गुजरात 2002 के दंगों के चित्र ट्‌वीट किए और उन्हें बंगाल 2017 के बताने की कोशिश की तो वे सिर्फ पार्टी (राजनीतिक दल) के वफादार कार्यकर्ता होने की कोशिश कर रही थीं। भाजपा के राजनीतिक प्रोपेगंडा शस्त्रागार मे

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  • 2 पनापा पेपर्स और पाकिस्तान( Panapa Papers and Pakistan in Hindi ) [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    प्रस्तावना: -यू ंतो मध्य अमरिका का देश पनामा अपनी व्यस्ततम जहाजी नहर के लिए पहचाना जाता है, लेकिन पिछले एक वर्ष से यह देश पनामा पेपर लीक की वजह से चर्चा में हैं। डेटा लीक की यह सुनामी युरोप होती हुई पूरी दूनिया में फैल रही है और अब यह हमारे पड़ोसी देश पाकिस्तान में एक अंजाम तक पह

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  • 3 भारत और चीन (India and China in Hindi) [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    प्रस्तावना: -हिमालय सदियों से हमारा पहरेदार रहा है। उत्तर की सर्द हवाओं से भारत को बचाता रहा है। लेकिन पूर्वोत्तर में भारत के सीमावर्ती राज्यों और पड़ोसी देश भूटान के बहाने विस्तारवादी चीन के मंसूबे ठीक नहीं जान पड़ते हैं। भारतीय सेनाओं ने भी कदम पीछे नहीं हटाए हैं। वर्ष 1962 वाला

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  • 4 जी-20 सम्मेलन जर्मनी 2017 (G-20 Conference Germany 2017 in Hindi) [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    रस्तावना: -जी 20 देशों की मीटिंग (सभा) जर्मनी में शुरू हुई। पहले दिन जी 20 समूह फोटो (छायाचित्र) ली गई। इसमें 36 राष्ट्र प्रमुख मौजूद रहे मेजबान जर्मनी की चांसलर अंगेला मर्केल और अमेरिकी राष्ट्रपति ट्रंप पहली कतार में थे। पीएम मोदी जी दूसरी कतार में थे। पिछली बार मेजबान चीन ने

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  • 5 Yoga as Intangible Cultural Heritage, Zonal Cultural Centres, and Project Mausam [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    Yoga was inscribed in UNESCO’s Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity during the 11th session of Intergovernmental Committee held from 28th November to 02nd December 2016 at Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

    Cultural Heritage & Zonal Cultural & Project Mausam

    Cultural Heritage & Zonal Cultural & Project Mausam

    Cultural Heritage & Zonal Cultural & Project Mausam

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  • Aug 12, 2017
  • 1 What are Benami Transactions? - Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amended Act, 2016 [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    The Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Act, 1988 (the Act) was comprehensively amended through the Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amended Act, 2016 to provide for an effective regime for prohibition of benami transactions.

    Authority Structure for BENAMI Transactions

    Authority Structure for BENAMI Transactions

    Authority Structure for BENAMI Transactions

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  • 2 What is Emigration Check Required Countries and Pravasi Bhartiya Bima Yojana? [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    What is Emigration? : - As per the Emigration Act, “emigration” means the leaving of India of any Indian citizen with the intent of taking up employment in a foreign country. What is ECR? : - As per the Emigration Act, 1983, certain categories of Indian passport holders require t

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  • Aug 5, 2017
  • 1 US Navy Tests World’S First Laser Weapons System(LaWS) [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    World’s first-ever active Laser Weapons System (LaWS) was deployed aboard the USS Ponce amphibious transport ship of US Navy. In a test, it destroyed a drone in flight and moving targets on the Persian Gulf. USS Ponce is first ship in the world to be deployed with such advanced w

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  • 2 US- New Sanctions Against Iran Over Ballistic Missile Program [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    United States imposed new economic sanctions against Iran over its ballistic missile program. US Department of Treasury targeted 16 entities and individuals from Iran. Sanctions target Iran for developing drones and military equipment, producing and maintaining boats, and procuri

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  • Aug 1, 2017
  • 1 IRRI,South Asia Regional Center at National Seed Research & Training Center in Varanasi [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    Union Cabinet approved the establishment of the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), South Asia Regional Center (ISARC) at campus of National Seed Research and Training Center (NSRTC) in Varanasi.

    National Seed Research and Training Center

    National Seed Research and Training Center

    National Seed Research and Training Center

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  • 2 Global Treaty to Ban Nuclear Weapons- 122 Countries [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    The United Nations has adopted a historic global treaty banning nuclear weapons adopted by a vote of 122 members with Netherlands the only country voting against and Singapore abstaining from voting.

    Global Treaty to Ban Nuclear Weapons

    Global Treaty to Ban Nuclear Weapons

    Global Treaty to Ban Nuclear Weapons

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  • 3 India to Join Global Foreign Exchange Committee [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    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 Bank for International Settlements (BIS).

    India join Global Foreign Exchange Committee

    India Join Global Foreign Exchange Committee

    India join Global Foreign Exchange Committee

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  • 4 India and Israel- OCI Card, Air Connectivity, & Israeli Chrysanthemum [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    PM Modi’s visit to Israel resulted in signing of seven agreements on areas including space, tech, and agriculture. The other prominent takeaways of the visit include OCI Card, strategic partnership, and technological fund.

    Image of India and Israel- OCI card,Air Connectivity

    Image of India and Israel- OCI Card, Air Connectivity

    Image of India and Israel- OCI card, Air Connectivity

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  • 5 Prime Minister Visit to Israel (July 5, 2017) - List of MoUs/Agreements [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    In the first such visit to the country by an Indian Prime Minister, Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Israel from July 4 - 6, 2017 at the invitation of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel.

    Image of PM India & PM Israel

    Image of PM India & PM Israel

    Image of PM India & PM Israel

    Important Ann

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  • 6 MoU Between India and Israel on National Campaign for Water Conservation in India [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    The two countries to enhance cooperation at the national, regional, and international level to design, implement and monitor National Water Conservation campaign in India. Agree to work on the water conservation campaign to achieve the following objectives:

    Objective of National Campaign for Water Conservation

    Objective of National Campaign for Water Conservation

    Objective of National Campaign for Water Conservation

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  • 7 Memorandum of Cooperation Between India and the United States of America on Homeland Security [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    Coordination and interactions among the six Sub-Groups proposed under Homeland Security Dialogue between the two countries (HSPD-6): Ready access to information on Internet content hosted on US-based servers for counter-terror operations.

    List of Homeland Security Dialogue between the two countries

    List of Homeland Security Dialogue between the Two Countries

    List of Homeland Security Dialogue between the two countries

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  • 8 Six Arab Nations Suspended Diplomatic Ties with Qatar [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    Six Arab Nations including Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt, Yemen, Libya and UAE have announced end of their diplomatic ties with Qatar and also withdrawal their diplomatic staff from Qatar and Strike out diplomats of Qatar from their territories.

    Image shows the Location of Qatar & Saudi Arabia

    Image Shows the Location of Qatar & Saudi Arabia

    Image shows the Location of Qatar & Saudi Arabia

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  • Jul 27, 2017
  • 1 MoU Between India and Bangladesh for Cyber Security Cooperation [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Bangladesh on cyber security cooperation between Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) (Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology) and Bangladesh Government Computer Incident Response Team (BGD e-Gov CIRT) Ban

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  • Jul 24, 2017
  • 1 Oil Diplomacy in South China Sea and First Oil Import from US [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    Vietnam has granted ONGC Videsh a two-year extension to explore oil block 128 in the South China Sea. Indian Oil Corp (IOC) has bought 1.6 million barrels of US Mars crude (a heavy, high-sulphur grade) and 400, 000 barrels of Western Canadian Select.

    Location of Oil Diplomacy in South China Sea

    Location of Oil Diplomacy in South China Sea

    Location of Oil Diplomacy in South China Sea

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  • Jul 21, 2017
  • 1 भारत के प्रधानमंत्री नरेन्द्र मोदी जी की अमेरिका यात्रा (Modi's US visit in Hindi) [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    प्रस्तावना: - प्रधानमंत्री नरेन्द्र मोदी 26 जून को ’हजार संभावनाओं वाले देश’ अमरीका की यात्रा पर रहेंगे। वे अमरीकी राष्ट्रपति डोनाल्ड ट्रंप से मुलाकात भी करेंगे। मोदी की पिछली अमरीका यात्रा के बाद से हालात काफी बदल गए हैं।’ अमरीका फर्स्ट’ का नारा वहां चल रहा है। एच-1 बी वीजा का

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  • 2 Ahmedabad Becomes India’S 1st World Heritage City [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    Ahmedabad became the first Indian World Heritage City of UNESCO. Several factors worked for Ahmedabad which is home to Mahatma Gandhi’s Sabarmati Ashram. Other major cities include Paris, Vienna, Cairo, Brussels, Rome, and Edinburgh. Ahmedabad is one of the only three cities from

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  • 3 चौदह उच्च समाचार ( Fourteen Top News in Hindi for June 2017) [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    भारतीस क्रिकेट: - भारतीय क्रिकेट (झींगुर) कंट्रोल (नियंत्रण) बोर्ड (परिषद) को खिलाड़ियों और प्रशिक्षक स्टॉफ (कर्मचारीगण) की ओर से वेतन में बढ़ोतरी का प्रस्ताव सौंपा गया था। यह प्रस्ताव करीब 150 फीसदी की बढ़ोतरी से संबंधित था। अब ऐसी खबरें सुनने को मिल रही हैं कि क्रिकेट बोर्ड खिलाड़

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  • Jul 7, 2017
  • 1 World’S First ATM Celebrates Its 50th Birthday [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    The world’s first ATM (automated teller machine) celebrates its 50th anniversary. The first ATMs in the world were launched five decades ago. First ATM (automated teller machine) was opened on June 27, 1967 at a branch of Barclays bank in Enfield, north London.

    Image of the world first ATM

    Image of the World First ATM

    Image of the world first ATM

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  • Jul 4, 2017
  • 1 India Signed 11 Agreement with Portugal [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    India and Portugal have signed 11 pacts in counter-terrorism, space and climate studies areas at the first bilateral visit of Indian Prime Minister to Portugal. Portugal has support India for getting permanent membership of UNSC and Multilateral Export Control Regime.

    Key Facts

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  • Jun 24, 2017
  • 1 Startup India Hub Launched by Commerce & Industry Minister [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    Startup India Virtual Hub has been launched by Nirmala Sitharaman the Commerce & Industry Minister will be the online platform for all Indian stakeholders of the entrepreneurial ecosystem which will discover, connect and engage all them with each other.

    About Startup India Virtu

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  • 2 Vivid Sydney Gets Place in Guinness World Records of Maximum Number Light Installations [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    Vivid Sydney gets place in the Guinness Book of World Records for largest festival of light, music and ideas and also titled Dreamscape as ‘Largest interactive lighting display’. Vivid Sydney installation Dreamscape has been decorated with 124, 128 lights and it connects the enti

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