Nagorno-Karabakh is a landlocked, mountainous area in the South Caucasus that has been a source of conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan for decades. It is predominantly populated by ethnic Armenians but is internationally recognized as part of Azerbaijan.The Inhabitants of ..
Tags: Armenia • Azerbaijan
Month: Current Affairs – April, 2023
Category: International / World Current Affairs • Places in News Current Affairs
Endangered seals found dead on Russia’s Caspian coast
More than one hundred and seventy seals were washed up dead over the shores of Caspian Sea in Russia. Experts believe that the seals might have died due to industrial pollution or might have got caught in the nets.Caspian SeaCaspian ..
Tags: Azerbaijan • Caspian Sea • Endangered animals • industrial pollution • Iran
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2021
World Bank’s updated Doing Business rankings
The World Bank recently corrected its Doing Business rankings after review of data irregularities. After the corrections, China’s ranking has been lowered by seven notches.What is the issue?In August 2020, the World Bank decided to pause the publication of its ..
Tags: Azerbaijan • Doing Business Report 2018 • Ease of Doing Business • Saudi Arabia • UAE
Month: Current Affairs - December, 2020
What is the new peace deal between Armenia and Azerbaijan?
On November 10, 2020, Armenia and Azerbaijan signed a peace deal to end the ongoing conflict between the countries. According to the deal, the countries will maintain positions in the areas where they currently hold. This means a significance gain ..
Tags: Armenia • Azerbaijan • Russia
Month: Current Affairs - November, 2020
Armenia-Azerbaijan Conflict: Key Facts, Reasons, Causes, Impact on India
The territorial dispute between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the Nagorno-Karabakh region has increased recently with heavy clashes.Strategic LocationBoth Armenia and Azerbaijan are a part of the Transcaucasia region. It is the geographical region on the border of Eastern Europe and ..
Tags: Armenia • Azerbaijan • international north south corridor • Kashmir Issue • Shanghai Cooperation Organisation
Month: Current Affairs - October, 2020
Project ‘Decarbonising Transport in India’ will be launched on 24th June
For reducing the carbon dioxide emission caused due to transportation in the country, NITI Aayog will launch the project ‘Decarbonising Transport in India’ on 24th June 2020. The project is in collaboration with the International Transport Forum (ITF).Objective of the ..
Tags: Argentina • Azerbaijan • Decarbonising Transport in Emerging Economies (DTEE) • Decarbonising Transport in India • France
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2020