Britain Current Affairs, GK & News

What is Operation London Bridge?

With the death of Queen Elizabeth II, Operation London Bridge became active in Britain. This is a protocol that has been in place since the announcement of the Queen’s death by Buckingham Palace on 8 September. What is Operation London Bridge? Operation London Bridge is the planning of events in the UK following the death ..

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AUKUS: Collaboration on Hypersonic Weapons

Australia, Britain, and the United States will begin collaborating on increasing defence capacity and hypersonic missile strikes keeping in mind that their rivals China and Russia are advancing rapidly in cutting-edge defence technology. Overview: The trio announced their collaboration on hypersonic missiles as an expansion of the recent defence alliance of AUKUS. Under this defence ..

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UK Organization to Conduct First-Ever British-Indian Census

The India League, a UK-based diaspora group which was established in 1916, announced the launch of a first-ever British Indian Census to collect data points around Britain’s estimated 1.5 million Indian-origin population. This will be conducted completely online in collaboration with the University of Oxford. The census is expected to give a panoramic view of ..

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Britain bans Huawei from its 5G network

After a lot of pressure from the United States, Britain has finally taken the call that phased removal will be implemented for the Chinese telecom giant Huawei, from the 5G network of the country. This comes even after repeated warnings from China regarding the dire consequences. Background of the ban on Huawei In January 2020, ..

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China plans to Establish National Security Bureau in Hong Kong

On 28th May 2020, Beijing passed legislation that empowered the Chinese Parliament to draft security laws for Hong Kong. Now China continues to tighten its grip on Honk Kong by planning to establish a ‘Special Bureau- National Security Office’ in Hong Kong that will have the rights to deal with criminal cases and analyze intelligence ..

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Election Ink allowed to stamp Corona Patients

The Election Commission recently allowed the use of Election ink for stamping “home quarantined” on infected or symptomatic patients. The Corona Virus infected patients are to be stamped on hands. The ink is also called indelible ink, election ink, phosphoric ink, electoral ink. Election Ink The ink is semi-permanent. It is used during elections to ..

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