Archive For The “International” Category

International Women’s Day 2020

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International Women’s Day 2020

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What are the changes in NIA (Amendment) Bill 2019?

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The Lok Sabha passed the National Investigation Agency(Amendment) Bill, 2019 after a heated debate in the House. While the government assured that the Bill seeks to take tougher action against terrorism, the Opposition, including the Congress, called it an attempt to make India a police state. The NIA was set up in 2009 in the…

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Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR)

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Established in 1987, by G-7countries – USA, UK, France, Germany, Canada, Italy, and Japan Aim — to limit the spread of ballistic missiles and other unmanned delivery systems that could be used for chemical, biological, and nuclear weaponsof above 500kg for more than 300km Membership : 35 members India- Admitted in 2016 China is not a member…

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Unbroken and Unwavering support to Palestine: Modi [Current Affairs for IAS Exams – 11 February 2018]

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi said support for the Palestinian cause is a continuing thread in India’s foreign policy and hoped for an early realisation of a “sovereign, independent Palestine living in a peaceful environment”. India’s support for Palestine is “unbroken and unwavering. That’s why I am here, in Ramallah,” Mr. Modi said at the administrative…

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MALDIVES-INDIA-CHINA-U.S [Current Affairs for IAS Exams – 10 February 2018]

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With the emergency in the Maldives still in place and worries about a constitutional crisis, New Delhi is in touch with both Washington and Beijing over the situation, officials confirmed. U.S. President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke on the telephone to discuss the upcoming 2+2 ministerial- level meeting in Delhi, when the…

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Modi visits Ramallah [Current Affairs for IAS Exams – 10 February 2018]

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi began his three-nation West Asia tour with a stopover in the Jordanian capital, Amman, where he met King Abdullah II. On Saturday, Mr. Modi will travel to Ramallah in the West Bank, the headquarters of the Palestinian Authority, where he will hold talks with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. Mr. Modi is…

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Congress votes to reopen

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Congress sped towards reopening the government, as Senate Democrats dropped their objections to a temporary funding bill in return for assurances from Republicans leaders that they will soon take up immigration and other contentious issues. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell’s commitment to quickly tackle the issue of immigrant “Dreamers” was contingent on Democrats providing enough…

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