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

  • Jan 22, 2018
  • 1 United Nations General Assembly Resolved to Reject US Declaration of Jerusalem as Israel’S Capital [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    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) [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    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 [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    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) [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    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.

    Jerusalem old city Green Line Map

    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 [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    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) [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    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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  • 2 India-Singapore Ink Bilateral Agreement for Navy Cooperation [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    India and Singapore signed Bilateral Agreement for Navy Cooperation, which will allow Indian Navy ships logistical support, including refueling at Singapore’s Changi Naval Base located near disputed South China Sea (SCS).

    Map of Straits of Singapore and Malacca

    Map of Straits of Singapore and Malacca

    Map of Straits of Singapore and Malacca

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  • Dec 17, 2017
  • 1 48th International Film Festival of India Held in Goa [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    48th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) was held in Panaji in Goa. The closing ceremony was held at Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Stadium in Bambolim. Following are key points:

    International Film Festival India

    International Film Festival India

    International Film Festival India

    • Around 200 films from 82 cou

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  • Dec 16, 2017
  • 1 What are Sherpa in G20? Shaktikanta Das is India’S G 20 Sherpa for Development Track [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    The Union Ministry of Finance appointed Shaktikanta Das, Former Secretary, and Department of Economic Affairs (DEA) as India’s G 20 Sherpa till December 31, 2018 for Development Track of G20.

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    Image of Sherpa in G20

    Image of Sherpa in G20

    What Are Sherpa?

    Sherpa’s are persona

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  • 2 PM Narendra Modi, Ivanka Trump Inaugurate Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump’s advisor and daughter Ivanka Trump inaugurated 8th annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES 2017) in Hyderabad, Telangana.

    Map of Global Entrepreneurship Summit

    Map of Global Entrepreneurship Summit

    Map of Global Entrepreneurship Summit

    • Event was co-ho

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  • 3 15th ASEAN-India Summit and 12th East Asia Summit in Manila- 50th Year of ASEAN’S Establishment [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    15th ASEAN-India Summit celebrating 50th Year of ASEAN’s Establishment and the 12th East Asia Summit are to be held in Manila, Philippines. India’s relationship with ASEAN was upgraded to Strategic Partnership in 2012.

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    Image of ASEAN-India Trade Volume

    Image of ASEAN-India trade volume

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  • Dec 12, 2017
  • 1 🌟 What is Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS)? IMMSAREX in Bangladesh (Important) [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    The 2017 International Multilateral Maritime Search and Rescue Exercise (IMMSAREX) was held in Bangladesh from November 26 to 28 2017 under Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS). IMMSAREX was inaugurated by Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina.

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    Indian Ocean Naval Symposium Map

    Indian Ocean Naval Symposium map

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  • Dec 11, 2017
  • 1 🌟 Wassenaar Arrangement Admits India – What is Wassenaar Arrangement? (Important) [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    Multilateral export control regime Wassenaar Arrangement (WA) at the meeting of the grouping in Vienna admitted India as its new member, raising India’s stature in non-proliferation and helping acquire critical technologies.

    Image of Arms Control

    Image of Arms Control

    Image of Arms Control

    Strat

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  • Dec 6, 2017
  • 1 What are Categories of IMO? India Elected to Be in International Maritime Organisation Council [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    India won the election to remain a member of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) for the next two years with a second highest margin following Germany. This for the first time voting was held for Category-B in the IMO council since its inception. Earlier all 10 members

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  • Dec 1, 2017
  • 1 Chennai is Included in UNESCO Creative Cities Network [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    Differing geographically, demographically or economically- Creative Cities commit to develop and exchange innovative best practices to promote creative industries, strengthen participation in cultural life, and integrate culture into sustainable urban development policies.

    Chennai Included in UNESCO Creative Cities Network

    Chennai Included in UNESCO Creative Cities Network

    Chennai Included in UNESCO Creative Cities Network

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  • Nov 29, 2017
  • 1 🌟 Dalveer Bhandari Got Reelected, International Court of Justice-How are Judges Elected? (Important) [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    International Court of Justice (ICJ) is the highest judicial body having trans-national jurisdiction. It is filling several vacancies, with the terms of five serving judges coming to an end.

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    Image of International Court of Justice

    Image of International Court of Justice

    Dalve

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  • Nov 16, 2017
  • 1 🌟 India and African Continent (Important) [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    India and South Africa are celebrating twenty years of strategic partnership this year- two decades of fruitful cooperation in trade, science, technology, and development spanning across the knowledge chain resulted in a robust networking of the institutions.

    Image of India and African Trade Growth

    Image of India and African Trade Growth

    Image of India and African Trade Growth

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  • Nov 12, 2017
  • 1 Northern Sea Passage and Sibir- Russia’S & World’S Biggest & Most Powerful Nuclear Icebreaker Ship [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    Russia has launched Sibir (Siberia) which is world’s largest nuclear-powered icebreaker ship built under Project 22220 at the Baltic Shipyard in St Petersburg. Icebreaker is a special-purpose ship which can navigate through ice-covered waters providing safe waterways for other bo

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  • Nov 2, 2017
  • 1 Fiji, Niger and Tuvalu Framework Agreement of the International Solar Alliance [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    Fiji, Niger and Tuvalu were latest countries to deposit instrument of ratification of the Framework Agreement of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) in the 5th meeting of International Steering Committee (ISC) of the ISA held in New Delhi.

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    Image of Place In The Sun

    Image of Place In The Sun

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  • Oct 23, 2017
  • 1 🌟 India – EU Based on Statement During 14th India-EU Summit, New Delhi (October 06, 2017) (Important) [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    The 14th annual summit between India and the European Union (EU) was held in New Delhi on 6 October 2017. The Republic of India represented by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and EU was represented by Mr. Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, and Mr. Jean Claude Juncker, P

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  • Oct 16, 2017
  • 1 9th BRICS Summit Was Held in Xiamen, China [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    The 9th BRICS summit was held in Xiamen, China with the theme “Stronger Partnership for brighter Future”. Second time the summit was hosted in China after 2011. BRICS leaders adopted Xiamen declaration at the culmination.

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    Image of BRICS Nation Statistics

    Image of BRICS Nation Statistics

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  • Oct 10, 2017
  • 1 🌟 Vladivostok Sea Route- Countering China’S OBOR (Important) [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    With Chennai-Vladivostok sea route, India is planning to connect Chennai with key Russian port Vladivostok via sea route to harness natural resources from Northeast Asia and Western Pacific region.

    Image of Vladivostok Sea Route- Countering China’s OBOR

    Image of Vladivostok Sea Route- Countering China’s OBOR

    Image of Vladivostok Sea Route- Countering China’s OBOR

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  • Oct 8, 2017
  • 1 🌟 UJALA Scheme Now Launched in Melaka, Malaysia (Important) [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) under Ministry of Power, Government of India has launched UJALA (Unnat Jyoti by Affordable Lighting for All) Scheme in the State of Melaka, Malaysia today.

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    Image of UJALA Scheme Numbers

    Image of UJALA Scheme Numbers

    • Successful Indian

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  • 2 🌟 Increasing India US Defense Partnership- Exercise Yudh Abhyas – 2017 (Important) [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    The United States and India have strategic partnership, underpinned by shared democratic values and interests and strong people-to-people ties. The United States and India are natural partners on a range of political, economic, and security issues. Recently several changes have

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  • Oct 6, 2017
  • 1 Rohingya Refugee Crisis and Operation Insaaniyat [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    Rohingya refugee crisis led to mass migration of thousands of Rohingya people from Myanmar Bangladesh, collectively dubbed “boat people” by international media. Researchers suggest that Myanmar government is in the final stages of an organized process of genocide against the Rohi

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  • Oct 5, 2017
  • 1 India and Japan Defence Collaboration- Japan-Lndia Special Strategic and Global Partnership [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    India and Japan have agreed to collaborate closely in defence production, including on dual-use technologies at the India-Japan annual defence ministerial dialogue held in Tokyo. Ramp up military engagement under bilateral special strategic framework and increase counter-terror c

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  • Oct 3, 2017
  • 1 India-Japan Open Sky Agreement (Part 2 ) [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    15 major agreements were signed between both countries during Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visit to India. Open sky agreement signed in accordance with the National Civil Aviation Policy (NACP), 2016.

    Map of Global Shift In Aviation Per Continent

    Map of Global Shift In Aviation Per Continent

    Map of Global Shift In Aviation Per Continent

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  • 2 MoUs Signed During Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Visit to India (Part 1) [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    15 major agreements were signed between both countries during Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visit to India. PM Shinzo Abe’s visit and the MoUs were signed under the backdrop of growing influence of China in the region, making India’s partnership with Japan strategically very

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  • Sep 28, 2017
  • 1 Dual-Use Chinese Highway to Nepal Via Tibet: Chinese Growing Influence [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    China opened strategic 40.4-kilometre highway in Tibet between Xigaze airport and Xigaze city centre with short section linking to the Nepal border. This highway in Tibet to Nepal border could be used for both civilian and defence purpose- improving road connectivity between Tibe

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  • Sep 21, 2017
  • 1 US Designates Hizbul Mujahideen as Foreign Terrorist Organisation [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    The United States named Pakistan based Kashmiri terrorist outfit Hizbul Mujahideen as a “Foreign Terrorist Organisation (FTO) ” paving way for a series of US sanctions dealing blow to Pakistan projecting the militant group as a voice of Kashmiri people and validates India’s posit

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