Page-20 of Asia Current Affairs, GK & News

Xinjiang evinces interest to trade directly with India

China’s Muslim dominated, Xinjiang Uyghur province looks effervescent to open up direct border trade with India. Currently, trade is carried out through Pakistan as there are no border posts. India and Xinjiang traders meet annually at Rawalpindi to discuss the trade volume and items. Xinjiang in keen on developing direct trade links between New Delhi ..

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Govt to bring Regulations on Andaman’s buffer zone

A Presidential order will soon be placed to ban tourist and other commercial activities in the proposed buffer zone in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Objective: The move is targeted to protect native tribes such as the Jarawas. Area of up to 5 km radius around the Jarawa tribal reserve was declared as a buffer ..

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President of Nepal Ram Baran Yadav removes Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai

Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai removed by Nepal President Ram Baran Yadav.  Why President demanded PM’s resignation? The Parliament was dissolved over its inability to deliver a new constitution by the 27 May 2012 deadline. Thus, the PM was directed by the president to resign as he was no longer a member of the House.

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Andaman & Nicobar: All children of primitive tribe ‘Onges’ enrolled into school under SSA

A land mark achievement has been made under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) in Andaman and Nicobar islands, by enrolling all the children of the Primitive tribe Onges in to school. The Primary School established exclusively for the Onges tribe in Little Andaman has been upgraded to Elementary school to ensure uninterrupted education to one of ..

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West Bengal: Govt gives green signal to Baichung’s football academy

The much-awaited academy of former Indian football skipper Baichung Bhutia got the green signal from the West Bengal Government and it will come up in Siliguri. The legendary footballer is looking forward to setting up a world class facility with three artificial turfs in Siliguri. Bhutia also owns a club United Sikkim FC. Factbox: Baichung ..

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