International Current Affairs

Australia: Fossil of Oldest Koala-hunting eagle discovered

Scientists have excavated the remains of an ancient eagle near a barren, dried-up lake in Southern Australia. Key facts This majestic bird is believed to be 25 million years old when the land of southern Australia was teemed with lush forests. For eagle, this part of the land was teemed with helpless prey. It was ..

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Indo-US Health Dialogue 2021- Highlights

4th session of the Indo-US Health Dialogue 2021 was inaugurated on September 27, 2021. This session is being hosted by India. Key Points During the session, Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Bharati Pravin Pawar, articulated mutual solidarity and relentless support between India and the United States (US) during Covid-19 pandemic. Indo-US ..

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India is Dubai’s second biggest trade partner

India has emerged as the second biggest trading partner of Dubai, after China. India’s overall volume, in the first half of 2021, is touching 38.5 billion dirhams. Key Points As per a statement of Dubai government, Dubai had a trade volume of 86.7 billion dirham with China in H1 (first half) of 2021. It is ..

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China Evergrande Debt Crisis- Things to Know

The debt crisis at world’s most indebted property developer, China Evergrande Group, casted new light on the health of real estate market in China. Key Points As per Rushi Advanced Institute of Finance, condominium prices in Shenzhen city are now 57 times greater than the average annual income and 55 times greater than the income ..

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Switzerland legalises Same-sex Marriage

Voters in Switzerland decided to legalize same-sex marriage on September 26, 2021. It makes Switzerland one of the last countries in Western Europe to do so. Key Points Apart from opening up the option of marriage to all couples, government also approved an amendment to Switzerland’s marriage law which was put to voters in a ..

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