Current Affairs

Africa

Famine and starvation in Africa – the biggest humanitarian crisis since 1945, cautions UN Unites Nations : In the African continent, just four countries contribute to more than two million citizens suffering from famine and starvation. The UN has claimed that this has been the biggest humanitarian crisis since 1945. If the international community does not come together to mutually resolve this issue, there will be no other option but to

Adversities compound for the United States of America

Withdrawal of USA & NATO troops from Afghanistan not possible, warn US military officials Washington : “US and NATO cannot withdraw troops from Afghanistan yet”, claimed General John Nicholson, US Army & NATO forces Commander in Afghanistan, demanding 5000 more troops to be deployed in Afghanistan. It is claimed that a new strategy is being developed by General Nicholson and US Defense Secretary James Mattis with respect to deployment of

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India should speak against atrocities against Muhajirs in Pakistan: ‘MQM’ Leader Altaf Hussain London: The Indian Prime Minister should also speak out against the atrocities committed by those Muhajirs who had migrated to Pakistan from India after the partition just as he had spoken out against the gruesome atrocities being committed by the Pakistani Army on the Baluch people, appealed Altaf Hussain, a leader of the Pakistani political party, ‘Muttahida Qaumi

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Visa-free travel of US citizens to Europe receives a setback in the European Parliament Brussels : US President Donald Trump and his policies have been criticized by the Europeans, and they have yet once again managed to shock the US. Going forward, “Visa” will be compulsory for all US citizens, who are travelling in European countries. In the European Parliament session, the resolution of ‘cancelling the “Visa-free” facility of US citizens

China aggressive

China warns over the Taiwanese delegation‘s visit to India Beijing : China has registered protest over a 3 member parliamentary delegation from Taiwan which has visited India. Taiwan is a part of China and India must  not challenge the ‘One-China’ policy, said the Foreign Ministry of China. Chinese Government newspaper ‘Global Times’ has censured  India and said she is playing with fire. India, however, denied these accusations and made it clear

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Iodine 131, a radioactive isotope mostly associated with nuclear fission has been detected in air sampling results of some of the official monitoring organizations in Europe, pointing towards a possible nuclear incident in the polar regions of Arctic. The radioactive particles were first detected in January in Svanhovd, Norway near the Russian border. Similar detection has also been confirmed in Spain. Air sample detection indicated a very-low concentration of isotope,

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Even if leaders like Wilders and Le Pen are defeated, unrest against EU may persist : British research group London : A wave of unrest against the European Union (EU) has gripped the entire Europe. The parties with aggressive ideology, who oppose EU, may demand referendum in their respective countries. It is possible in France, Netherlands and Italy. The parties with aggressive ideology in these countries, are putting up a lot

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India to derive its energy from moon by 2030, claim ISRO scientists New Delhi: After successfully launching the ‘Chandrayaan’ and ‘Mangalyaan’ in their very first attempt, the ‘Indian Space Research Organisation’ (ISRO) has just accomplished a new feat by launching 104 satellites into orbit in one go. Next, ‘IRSO’ is now concentrating their efforts on a project to derive India’s energy needs from the moon. Dr. Sivathanu Pillai, a leading scientist

middle east

Turkey threatens European Union over extradition of rebel soldiers Ankara : Turkey has threatened European Union (EU) that it will back out from the deal made with EU regarding migrants, if the soldiers, participated in the unsuccessful military coup staged last year in Turkey, are not handed over to Turkey. Turkey issued this threat after the Supreme Court of Greece turned down Turkey’s demand of extradition of the rebel soldiers to

India

India-Venezuela seek to enhance bilateral cooperation New Delhi: India and Venezuela have initiated efforts to strengthen bilateral relations. This will involve a boost to increase cooperation in Pharmaceutical industry and educational sectors soon. Venezuela is an important country in India’s Look East and then Act East Policy.  Eastern oil-rich countries are exporting oil to India along with the US and China. India is the third largest oil purchaser on Venezuela’s export