Afghanistan: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) came into effect from 10th January

On 11th December 2019, the Parliament of India passed the Citizenship Amendment Act followed by which thousands of citizens including students protested across various parts of the country against the Act despite the continuous assertion of the Central Government that no Indian citizen needs to worry about the new Act, On Friday, 10th January 2020 ..

Support Rally by Indian-Americans for CAA in Boston

A pro-CAA rally was organized in the capital city of the US state Massachusetts, Boston on Sunday, 5th January 2020 by a group of Indian-Americans in support of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019 passed by Parliament of India, followed by which the Bill got the assent of the President of India on 12th December 2019 ..

India-Iran 19th Joint Commission Meeting on 22nd December

After a gap of four years, the India-Iran Joint Commission Meeting will be conducted on Sunday, 22nd December 2019 in Iran. This will mark the 19th Joint Commission meeting the two countries, with the previous 18th edition was organized on 28th December 2015 at New Delhi. The 19th Joint Commission Meeting will be chaired by ..

Afghanistan became the First Country to recognize Indian Pharmacopoeia

The Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission was formed in 1956 with headquarters in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, to promote public and animal health in India. The Commission acts as an autonomous institution under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The Indian Pharmacopoeia is a book that has been established to set standards for all drugs that are ..

Citizenship to refugees from Afghanistan and Pakistan

The Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Nityanand Rai in a written reply to Rajya Sabha on Wednesday, 11th December 2019 informed that 1595 Pakistani and 391 Afghani have been granted Indian Citizenship during the last three years from 2016 to 2018. In 2019, till 6th December,712 Pakistani and 40 Afghani migrants have been ..