Central Asia: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

1st India-Uzbekistan National Coordination Committee meeting held

The first meeting of the National Coordination Committees for monitoring implementation of mutually agreed projects between India and the Central Asian nation Uzbekistan has concluded. What are the discussions made in the meeting? Both nations ..

Iran drops off India from Chabahar Rail Project

On July 14, 2020, the Iranian Government announced that it is to move ahead with construction of rail line from Chabahar port to Zahedan on its own. According to the Iranian Government, the decision was ..

Facts Box: World Drug Report 2020

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime recently released the World Drug Report, 2020. The report highlighted the possible consequences the COVID-19 on illegal drug production and supply. Key Findings of the report The ..

USA’s House of Representatives passed the bill against Uighur camps in China

USA’s lower House of the Parliament, the House of Representatives, passed the Uighur Act of 2019. It is considered as a stronger version of the bill passed earlier in September in the upper house, Senate. ..

BIMSTEC Leaders invited to PM Modi Swearing-In

Prime Minister Modi has invited leaders of BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) countries along with those from the Kyrgyz Republic and Mauritius for his swearing-in ceremony to be held ..