Page-7 of Argentina Current Affairs, GK & News

Conservative Mauricio Macri wins presidential polls in Argentina

Conservative opposition candidate Mauricio Macri of Republican Proposal Party has won Argentina’s 2015 Presidential election. Mr Macri had secured more than 53 per cent votes defeating his rival Daniel Scioli of ruling Peronist Party who secured 47 per cent votes and ended the 12 years of leftist rule. He will succeed Christina Kirchner who had ..

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Chile wins Copa America title 2015 of football for first time

Chile won South America’s most prestigious football trophy, the Copa America title 2015 for the first time. It is Chile’s first ever international trophy in Football. In the final match played at Santiago de Chile, the hosts defeated 14 times champion Argentina by 4-1 goals in the penalty shootout as regular match had ended in ..

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Russia, Argentina sign agreements on economic & energy co-operation

Russia and Argentina have signed a series of framework agreements on economic and energy co-operation. These agreements were signed following talks between Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner and her counterpart Russian leader Vladimir Putin in Moscow. Both leaders hailed their co-operation as a comprehensive strategic partnership. The signed agreements include Russian investment in a ..

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Malli Mastan Babu, India’s ace mountaineer passes away

Malli Mastan Babu, one of India’s top mountaineers passed away. His dead body was recovered in the Andes Mountains between Argentina and Chile after  he went missing on 24th March, 2015 during an expedition to Cerro Tres Cruces Sur. Babu was regarded as the fastest “7 summiteer” that is fastest mountaineer to climb summits in ..

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India hosted third World Congress on Agro-forestry 2014

The third World Congress on Agro-forestry 2014 (WCA14) held in New Delhi, India and was inaugurated by President Mr. Pranab Mukherjee. This was the First ever World Agro-forestry Congress in Asia Pacific Region.  Theme: “Trees for Life: Accelerating the Impact of Agro-forestry”. Co-host: the World Agro-forestry Centre, the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, the Indian ..

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