Austria: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
U.S. Russia talks on new Nuclear Disarmament Treaty begins without China
Published: June 23, 2020
Delegations from the United States led by Marshall Billingslea and the Russian Delegation under their Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov begin their 2-day talks on 22nd June 2020 at the capital city of Austria, Vienna. The talks for extending the nuclear disarmament treaty were in doubt over the last few months as the United States President ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2020
Category: International Current Affairs
Divyansh, Apurvi Clinch Gold Medal at the Meyton Cup
Published: January 22, 2020
17-year-old Divyansh Singh Panwar have clinched the gold medal in the Meyton Cup conducted in Innsbruck, Austria. Divyansh Singh Panwar won the Gold medal in the men’s 10m air rifle event while ISSF World Cup 2019 gold medallist, ace Indian shooter Apurvi Chandela bagged the Gold medal in the 10m air rifle women’s category. Other ..
Peter Handke authors book “A Sorrow Beyond Dreams”
Published: October 11, 2019
Austrian author Peter Handke has been honoured with the 2019 Nobel Prize in literature for an influential work that with linguistic ingenuity has explored the periphery and the specificity of human experience. His notable works include “Short Letter, Long Farewell” and “A Sorrow Beyond Dreams”. He will receive 9 million Swedish kronor (£740,000), as well ..
Topics: A Sorrow Beyond Dreams • Austria • Countries • Handke • Literature • Nobel Prize • Nobel Prize in Literature • Peter Handke • Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences • Short Letter, Long Farewell • Writers
Global Peace Index 2019
Published: June 13, 2019
Global Peace Index 2019 by the Australian think tank Institute for Economics & Peace ranks countries on their level of peacefulness based on three thematic domains: Level of societal safety and security. Extent of ongoing domestic and international conflict. Degree of militarisation. Findings of the Index Iceland remains the most peaceful country in the world ..
Topics: Austria • Bangladesh • Bhutan • China • Denmark • Global Peace Index • Global Peace Index 2019 • Iceland • Indonesia • Iraq • Japan • militarisation • Myanmar • Nepal • New Zealand • Pakistan • Philippines • Portugal • Saudi Arabia • societal safety • societal security • South Asia • South Sudan • Sri lanka • Syria • US • Vietnam • Yemen
India’s Jagjit Pavadia re-elected International Narcotics Control Board (INCB)
Published: May 9, 2019
India’s Jagjit Pavadia was re-elected to International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) for another five-year term beginning 2nd March, 2020. This victory has added to India’s successful record of winning crucial elections at United Nation (UN) and to UN’s subsidiary bodies. About Jagjit Pavadia She has been member of INCB since 2015 and her current term ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2019
Category: Awards, Persons & Places in News
Topics: Austria • Central Bureau of Narcotics • Drug Supervisory Body • Economic and Social Council • ECOSOC • Government of India • INCB • International Narcotics Control Board • Jagjit Pavadia • Narcotics Commissioner of India • Permanent Central Narcotics Board • Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs of 1961 • Vienna