International Current Affairs

G7: India’s invite to invest in clean energy

On June 27, 2022 Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the G7 Summit in Germany and asked the Group of Seven (G7) countries to consider investing in and promoting the emerging market for clean energy technologies in India. Highlights German Chancellor Olaf Scholz invited PM Modi for attending G7 Summit 2022 as a partner country. Apart ..

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Partners in the Blue Pacific’ initiative

The United States and allied countries namely Australia, Japan, New Zealand and the United Kingdom; have launched a new initiative called ‘Partners in the Blue Pacific’. Highlights This initiative was launched amid China’s aggressive push of increasing its influence in Pacific. Under the new initiative, countries will involve in “effective and efficient cooperation” with small ..

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EIU Global Liveability Index 2022

The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) recently launched its annual ranking of most liveable cities of the world, and Global Liveability Index for 2022. Key Points The index highlights some significant changes as compared to Global Liveability Index for 2021. The EIU ranked 173 cities on the basis of several criteria, including infrastructure, political stability, availability ..

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Zuljanah: Iran’s Solid-fuelled Rocket

Iran recently launched a solid-fuelled rocket named “Zuljanah” into space. About Zuljanah Zuljanah is a 25.5-meter-long, Iranian Satellite Launch Vehicle. It is capable of carrying a payload or satellite of 220 kilogram, into the orbit situated at 500 kilometres above the Earth. This satellite will gather data in low-earth orbit as well as promote Iran’s ..

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Iskander-M missile system

Russia has announced to transfer the “Iskander-M Missile System” to Belarus. This missile system can use ballistic or cruise missiles, in their nuclear and conventional versions. About Iskander-M missile system Iskander-M missile system is codenamed as “SS-26 Stone” by NATO. Russia uses the term Iskander-M to define transporter-erector launch system as well as short-range ballistic missile ..

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