ASEAN Current Affairs, GK & News

Who are Karen Rebels?

The Karen Rebels recently seized a military post in Myanmar. The post is located close to the border of north western Thailand. Who are Karen Rebels? They are the oldest rebel group in Myanmar. They have formed the Karen National Union (KNU). They have been fighting against the Myanmar government since 1949. They are fighting ..

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ASEAN Initiative on Myanmar

The Government of India recently welcomed the ASEAN Initiative on Myanmar. ASEAN Initiative on Myanmar The Association of Southeast Asian Nations released a five-point statement on Myanmar crisis. Under the statement, the ASEAN countries have demanded “Immediate Cessation of Violence”. The five points of the initiative are as follows: To end violence Organise a constructive ..

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Australia-India Indo Pacific Oceans Initiative

Australia recently launched the Australia-India Indo-Pacific Oceans Initiative Partnership. The programme will support free, open and prosperous Indo-Pacific. The Government of Australia has provided a grant of 1.4 million Australian dollars (Rs 8.12 crores) to support the initiative. Indo-Pacific Oceans Initiative The Indo-Pacific Oceans Initiative was launched by PM Modi at the East India Summit ..

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ASEAN India Hackathon-Key Highlights

The Union Education Minister, Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ addressed the ASEAN India Hackathon. Highlights Shri Pokhriyal highlighted that, The ASEAN-INDIA Hackathon was inaugurated to further strengthen the India and ASEAN ties. The background of the India-ASEAN hackathon lies in the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s call during the India-Singapore hackathon in the year 2019. The ..

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CAROTAR Rules, 2020

CAROTAR is Customs (Administration of Rules of Origin under Trade Agreements) Rules, 2020. It came into force in September, 2020. These rules are set of guidelines that enforce the “rules of origin” for the rate on imports under Free Trade Agreements. What are CAROTAR rules? Under these rules, an importer is required to do due ..

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